Guillermo del Toro has been all over the place in anticipation of this weekend's debut of the FX adaptation of his vampire novels The Strain. At Collider, he was discussing his mecha versus kaiju Pacific Rim projects including the sequel, and an animated series which might be produced in Japan. More after the jump.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime single/album of June 30-July 6. The number one album of the 27th week of year 2014 is 28-year-old anison singer Gero's 2nd major album "SECOND," which includes his 2nd single "~Outgrow~" (Tokyo Ravens 2nd OP). Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
His mercha versus kaiju specular Pacific Rim made it pretty obvious that Guillermo del Toro has an affection for Japanese pop culture. He also had thwarted plans to adapt Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo's Domu. And, he had development plans with HBO for Naoki Urasawa's Monster.With an adaptation of his vampire novels The Strain hitting FX this weekend, he did a Reddit Ask Me Anything q&a, and, of course, the subject of manga came up.