It’s practically a national holiday for fans of giant monsters and massive robots as Guillermo Del Toro’s long-awaited spectacle Pacific Rim finally opens in theaters. Mainstream critics are split, but what do anime fans think of the film? Ani-Gamer’s Evan Minto chimes in with his take after the jump!
Pacific Rim looks like it might be one of the best things ever. Naturally, there's a video game release set to coincide with the film's July 12 debut, letting players do their own Kaiju pummeling. Seems like a no-brainer recipe for fun, right? Too bad it's being promoted with an almost impressively boring trailer. Check it out after the jump.
In 2011, Mondo, the makers of highly sought after, highly limited posters, announced its partnership with Studio Ghibli, presenting a series coinciding with GKids/New York International Children's Film Festival's Ghibli retrospective. The series continues with variants of their Olly Moss Howl's Moving Castle and Spirited Away pieces being brought to San Diego Comic-Con. Get a look after the jump.
We've seen plenty of shots of the mecha from Guillermo del Toro's upcoming super-sized Pacific Rim, so now it's finally time to put the spotlight on the kaiju they'll be battling. The latest poster for the flick features the menacing Otachi along with its vital statistics. See the full image after the jump.
There's a lot riding on Guillermo del Toro's mega-budgeted mecha vs. kaijiu action flick Pacific Rim, and some folks are already prepared to call it the next Battleship should it fail to open to big numbers. If the latest snippet shared is any indication, though, we at least shouldn't worry about the flick not delivering. Check it out after the jump.
Following Tomokazu Sugita for Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam), the full Japanese voice cast for Guillermo del Toro's upcoming film Pacific Rim are revealed today. The cast includes veteran voice actors/actresses from the super popular robot anime series Gundam and Evangelion. Check their names after the jump!
How do you make Pacific Rim even more awesome? How about having voice actor Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama's Gintoki, JoJo's Joseph Joestar) narrate a promo! Check out this, plus director del Toro discusses the movie's mecha and their anime influence after the jump.
In a new featurette, director Guillermo del Toro discusses his full-size Pacific Rim mech set, a 4-story "torture machine" used to shake, rattle and provide practical effects for the real giant robot experience. This, plus the rest of the new Pacific Rim preview material after the jump.
A new promo July 12th giant robot versus kaiju movie Pacific Rim, explains how mecha work in the film, specifically why its Jaegers require a pair of pilots. Get a look after the jump.
It's down to two months to the release of Pacific Rim. Transformers has shown that movie goers around the globe have a bankable appetite for giant robots. On July 12th, we see whether piloted mecha can make the same transition to the big screen. See the latest and greatest display in the film's official main trailer.
If you’re a fan of giant robots, chances are you’ve daydreamed about designing your own. Thanks to Warner Bros, you can put your own design spin on the mecha of Pacific Rim. Check it out after the jump.
In this summer's mecha versus kaiju blockbuster, Pacific Rim, we see a former pilot (Sons of Anarchy's Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Babel's Rinko Kikuchi) team up to save humanity. Overseeing the efforts is PPDC Marshal Stacker Pentecost (The Wire's Idris Elba). As such, the three are the subjects of the movie's first character posters. Get a look after the jump.
Before launching into a trailer tailored for the Japanese market, director Guillermo del Toro discusses how he studied manga, mecha and kaiju film when making this summer's Hollywood blockbuster Pacific Rim. Get a look after the jump.
With a bounty of massive monsters and super-sized robots, Pacific Rim is shaping up to be one if the biggest films of the year…literally! Now, a trailer shown recently at Wondercon, has finally gone online and offers a tantalizing look at the mayhem ahead. Take a look after the jump!