Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Director, 1935 – 2018

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2018
Studio Ghibli co-founder and director Isao Takahata passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the age of 82 due to lung cancer. Mr. Takahata was one of the founders of Studio Ghibli in 1985, and while he may not have been as prolific as his partner Hayao Miyazaki, his films are often among the […]

April Fools Surprise! Toonami Premieres “FLCL: Alternative” on April 1, 2018!

by slaion April 1, 2018
In another April Fools’ surprise, instead of the usual Toonami programming lineup, Adult Swim decided to surprise viewers with a sneak peek at the second season of FLCL, FLCL: Alternative at midnight EDT on April 1, 2018, instead of showing the scheduled Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures: Stardust Crusaders. The episode was subtitled though instead of dubbed into English, but […]

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Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets Official Teaser Trailer

by Todd Blackon March 24, 2018
Can we have a look at the Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? A true glimpse of what the series will be like? The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise is in an interesting place. On one hand, they’re coming off the no doubt legendary 2012 series that helped redefine the franchise for many people. But, […]

FLCL Season 2 Premieres On Toonami June 2018

by Peter Paltridgeon March 20, 2018
Remember back when Adult Swim announced two new seasons of FLCL (Fooly Cooly) were now in production and would premiere on Toonami? That was exactly two years ago. What’s taken them so long? As was reported in March 2016, FLCL has been renewed for two seasons of six episodes each. Today we know more: the […]

How Did RWBY Characters Make It Into Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle?

by Todd Blackon March 17, 2018
How did Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle get the four members of RWBY? What made it come about? Crossovers in video games are nothing new. However, there are some crossovers that truly surprise people, especially when it happens in fighting games. When Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle was announced, it was already cool that Blazblue, Persona 4: […]
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Batman Ninja Gets New Character Reveals

by Todd Blackon March 17, 2018
Who else is going to be in Batman Ninja? Anyone from the Bat-Mythos? Batman Ninja is set to be one of the flashiest and most interesting takes on the Batman mythology. Here, the Batman from our world is taken to a land where Joker is Emperor, and history is out of wack because of it. […]


GKIDS Acquires North American Rights to “Fireworks,” Coming to Theaters Summer 2018

by Ed Liuon March 15, 2018
GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO FIREWORKS THEATRICAL RELEASE SLATED FOR SUMMER 2018 NEW YORK, NY (March 15, 2018) – GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, announced that it has acquired the North American distribution rights to FIREWORKS, from director Nobuyuki Takeuchi and general director Akiyuki Shinbo. The […]

Pokemon the Series: Sun and Moon-Ultra Adventures to Premiere on Disney XD March 24, 2018

by slaion March 10, 2018
ULTRA ADVENTURES AWAIT ASH AND PIKACHU IN NEW SEASON OF POKÉMON ANIMATED SERIES Trailer, Details, and Premiere Date Revealed for Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon—Ultra Adventures The latest season of the beloved animated Pokémon series will air on Disney XD in the U.S. and its multiple platforms beginning Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 9:00 […]

Anime Limited Announces “Code Geass” Films For UK Release; First Film In Cinemas This Month

by Grant Whiteon March 4, 2018
Anime Limited, in partnership with National Amusements, have announced they have licensed the Code Geass anniversary movies for release in the United Kingdom. The trilogy of films are being created like many such compilation movies in the Sunrise library, repurposing footage from the original television version alongside a selection of new footage/scenes and a brand […]

Review: “Sekirei: The Complete Series” – Flickering Rays of Light

by macattackon March 1, 2018
I generally grade ecchi anime on a different scale from other anime. Ecchi anime is something I do not naturally gravitate too, and even as I’ve become desensitized the idea of ecchi, there’s always a lingering discomfort in that I am watching giant animated boobs flopping around like water balloons glued to a washboard. So […]