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  • DEEP DIVE: How Uta and Ado Helped Make One Piece Film Red Into a Box Office Sensation

    We take a look into the most successful One Piece movie to date!

    Before One Piece Film Red even opened in theaters in Japan, the idol adventure film was poised to do well, but even the best box office analysts couldn’t imagine it would sail into the top ten films of all time in Japan, rivaling the likes of Hayao Miyazaki and Makoto Shinkai's anime flicks. Let's dive deep to see how it did so well!

  • OPINION: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Changed The Way We See Pokémon's Story

    Pokémon stories are usually as effective as the player’s own involvement in them

    Pokemon Legends: Arceus is, by far, the Pokémon game with the most interest in the outright exploration of its own lore. And I believe that, as with most prequels, playing Pokémon Legends: Arceus means that it’s impossible to look at the main series in the same way again. 

  • Sunday January 29, 2023
  • One Piece Film Red Ends Its Run as the 4th Highest Grossing Anime Film of All Time Worldwide

    The Toei Animation-produced film has made over US$245 million

    One Piece Film Red finished its historical theatrical run yesterday in Japan and while full details for its domestic box office haven’t been revealed as of yet, the official Eiichiro Oda staff Twitter account confirmed that worldwide, One Piece Film Red has made a total of 31.9 billion yen (US$245.27 million)! More details after the jump!

  • Attack on Titan Creator Hajime Isayama Offers His Actual Manga Desks For Charity Auction

    Isayama was honored at Angoulême International Comics Festival this weekend

    Hajime Isayama, the creator of Attack on Titan, had a colossal weekend at the world’s third biggest comic festival in the world, the Angoulême International Comics Festival in France. Not only was he awarded a special prize but he revealed that he’s auctioning the desks he draw Attack on Titan on for Doctors Without Borders. All after the jump!

  • Umamusume: Pretty Derby Game Theme Song Reaches 50 Million Streams, Certified Gold

    The song was used in the TV anime's final episode ending theme

    Japanese video game development studio Cygames announced today that "Umapyoi Densetsu," the theme song for its mobile game Uma Musume Pretty Derby, has been streamed 50 million times in total so far, and was certified "gold" by the Recording Industry Association of Japan. Hit the jump for more details!

  • Friendly Kaiju Gamera Stomps Back in Six-Episode Limited Anime Series

    Netflix will be streaming GAMERA -Rebirth- around the world

    After first being announced late last year, the first look at GAMERA -Rebirth- has been unearthed with a teaser trailer showing the first bits of animation of the anime and a new character poster of Gyaos, Gamera’s long-time enemy. Fly past the jump for more!

  • Yuma Uchida Performs Spring 2023 Anime THE MARGINAL SERVICE Ending Theme

    His new live DVD/Blu-ray will also be available on April 12

    Voice actor Yuma Uchida has confirmed that his next 11th single "Salt & Sugar" is set to be released on April 12 and that the title tune will be featured as the opening theme for the spring 2023 TV anime THE MARGINAL SERVICE, in which he is also cast as one of its main characters, Rubber Suit. Hit the jump for more information!

  • "Delicious Party" Cure Precious Passes the Baton to "Hirogaru Sky!" Cure Sky in Special Message Video

    The memorial 20th Precure TV series will premiere in Japan next Sunday

    After the emotional final 45th episode of Delicious Party Pretty Cure was aired in Japan on Sunday, as the franchise's annual event, a "Baton Pass" message video from Cure Precious to Cure Sky, the protagonist of the next 20th series Hirogaru Sky! Precure, was also aired. Watch the special clip after the jump!

  • Super Mario Bros. Movie TV Ad Unveils Cat Mario, Seth Rogen As Donkey Kong

    TV ad released during NFL's NFC Championship game broadcast on Fox

    Nintendo and Illumination saw fit to use the National Football League's NFC Championship game on Sunday afternoon to release a new TV ad for the forthcoming Super Mario Bros. Movie. Read on for the ad.

  • TRIGUN STAMPEDE Anime Cast Adds Chikahiro Kobayashi, Megumi Han

    Fifth episode preview includes a look at the latest additions

    With episode 5 of TRIGUN STAMPEDE on the way, it's time to look ahead to a pair of new cast members. Read on for the latest and a new episode preview.

  • Hell's Paradise TV Anime Reveals More Cast in New Character Promo

    Adaptation of Yuji Kaku's manga premieres this April and will stream on Crunchyroll

    Yuji Kaku's Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku manga is coming to the screen in a TV anime adaptation by MAPPA this April, and a new trailer arrived today to reveal more cast members. Read on for more.

  • Groove Out to Creditless Video of BLUELOCK Anime's New Ending Theme

    UNISON SQUARE GARDEN's "Numbness like a ginger" is now on YouTube

    A new cour means new tunes! Soccer anime BLUELOCK has just released a creditless video of its latest ending theme. Enjoy UNISON SQUARE GARDEN'S "Numbness like a ginger" after the jump!

  • Saturday January 28, 2023
  • R-Type Final 3 Evolved Game Blasts Off in First Trailer

    Shooter makes PlayStation 5 debut around the world this spring

    This spring marks the global PlayStation 5 debut of R-Type Final 3 Evolved, offering up the 13 stages and over 100 player ships that were included in R-Type Final 2, as well as exclusive launch sequences and more. Check out the first trailer after the jump.

  • My Dress-Up Darling Anime Hosts Immersive Anniversary Exhibition

    See anime art, costumes, and more from the popular series

    Want to immerse yourself in the elegant world of My Dress-Up Darling? A new exhibition is coming up that will let you do just that! Art, costumes, and more will be on display. Find out more after the jump!

  • You're Being Summoned, Azazel Stage Play Shares More Photos of Cast and Devilish Dolls

    Plus, audiences will be able to photograph the cast and dolls after the performance

    More demons are being summined to the stage! Three previously-announced cast members for the stage play adaptation of You're Being Summoned, Azazel have been photographed with the depictions of their characters. Plus, audience members will have the opportunity to photograph the actors and their dolls during the talk show portion of the evenng. Find out more after the jump!

  • My Clueless First Friend TV Anime Reveals OP Theme Song Performer

    Adaptation based on everyday comedy manga by Taku Kawamura will broadcast in April of 2023

    The opening theme song performer has been revealed for My Clueless First Friend (known in Japan as Jijou o Shiranai Tenkousei ga Guigui Kuru), an upcoming TV anime based on the everyday comedy manga by Taku Kawamura. Read on for more.

  • The Quintessential Quintuplets: Goto Pazu Story Game Reveals Theme Song Performer

    Natsumi Takamori will handle the theme for the upcoming summer release

    This summer marks the release of the third console game for The Quintessential Quintuplets series, The Quintessential Quintuplets: Goto Pazu Story, and we now know who will be handling the theme song. Read on for more.

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