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    Sunday August 25, 2013
  • VIDEO: Parody Animation Proposes How "Pacific Rim" Should Have Ended

    Plus lots of other "Pacific Rim" goodies

    In HISHE's Pacific Rim parody animation, while the scientists are unlocking the keys to the inter-dimensional bridge, Raleigh and Mako rethink the Jaeger defensive strategy after discovering the effects of their classic Kaiju killing weapon. Get a look at the results after the jump.

  • Sunday August 18, 2013
  • Manga Artist Shirow Miwa Sketches "Pacific Rim" Tribute

    Abit of tribute mech swapping, plus SD versions of movie's designs

    The circle of artistic influence has completed its turn. Japanese artists are now offering their take on Pacific Rim's take on Japanese pop media. One of the latest is Shirow Miwa, known his work on the manga Dogs and with the band Supercell. On Twitter, he's posted a bit of tribute mech swapping, plus SD versions of movie's designs. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday August 14, 2013
  • "Pacific Rim" Helps Inspire "Strike Witches" Creator's Deep Sea Girl Sketches

    Plus plenty of fan designed Jaeger girls and kaiju girls

    There's an aquatic mecha girl wave building in the otaku zeitgeist. Anthropomorphic bishouo warships of browser game Kan Colle is feeding it. Fall's Arpeggio of Blue Steel is sure to too. And, while Pacific Rim has hit a speed bump at  the Japanese box office, it does seem to be finding a niche in the this trend. Get a look after the jump.

  • Monday July 29, 2013
  • VIDEO: Katsuya Terada Paints Life-Size Giant Squid in Squid Ink

    Artist also does poster for Japanese release of "Pacific Rim"

    Katsuya Terada, character designer on Blood: The Last Vampire and manga artist of the full color Monkey King, seems to be doing a lot of murals lately. In May, he did one for the Kyoto International Manga Museum. This past weekend, he did one at  J-POP Summit is in San Francisco. This month also saw him do a giant squid, using squid ink, with the  8000×2700mm work being display at Ueno Station Hirokoji. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday July 28, 2013
  • VIDEO: Japanese Fan-Made "Godzilla-style" "Pacific Rim" Trailer

    Pacific Rim opens August 3rd in Japan

    A Japanese fan by the name of honda brigit took the Pacific Rim trailer and turned it into a Tokusatsu-style trailer to inspire moviegoers in Japan to make the film a hit. Some are even praising the new "trailer" as better than the original! Watch the nostalgic trailer after the jump!

  • Monday July 22, 2013
  • VIDEO: Japanese Comedians Fight Knifehead to Promote "Pacific Rim"

    Clearly movie's American box office struggles could have been avoided by a sacrificing some comedians' dignity

    While it's difficult to argue that the movie was an outright financial failure, plenty of Pacific Rim's advocates would have liked to have seen the movie do better at the box office. Clearly, the its American promoters should have followed the Japanese model for goosing the film's popularly. Namely, humiliating comedians. Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 16, 2013
  • VIDEO: Watch the Mecha and Kaiju of "Pacific Rim" End Credits Online

    Plus some fan art fun

    As Pacific Rim's smoke clears from the epic battle, the animators of Imaginary Forces venture through a panoply of monsters, machines, and their monumental feats. IF Creative Director Miguel Lee and his team worked closely with the film's director Guillermo del Toro to present his colossal creations in stylistic fashion, combining macro-photography and a graphic novel aesthetic in stereoscopic 3D. Catch the end credits sequence online after the jump.

  • Friday July 12, 2013
  • Ani-Gamers Review: "Pacific Rim"

    "By the Fanboys, For the Fanboys"

    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!

  • Wednesday July 10, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Pacific Rim" Game Trailer Somehow Manages to Be Boring

    Yuke's-developed game is due out alongside film release

    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.