Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online was one of the series most pleasant surprises, delivering plenty of unexpected twists alongside technical gunfights and awesome voice performances. The author of the SAO aside, Keiichi Sigsawa, was on site at Anime Expo 2018 alongside the voice of LLENN, Tomori Kusunoki, and the two were gracious enough to answer some questions about the production! Hit the jump for the full interview!
PERSONA5 the Animation brought a packed and fun panel to Anime Expo, but it also brought along the director and producer behind the TV anime adaptation! After some Q&A, Director Masashi Ishihama and Producer Kazuki Adachi happened to have some time to sit down and talk details about making the popular game come to life, anime-style. Hit the jump for more details and the full interview!
Director Takuya Sato and Studio ZEXCS bring you a sweet tale about two girls and their budding romantic relationship. Kase-san and Morning Glories premiered earlier this month at Anime Expo 2018! What makes this love story between two very different girls the most sweet and endearing film to have been seen at Anime Expo this year? Hit the jump to find out!
Mari Okada, a prominent female writer who's behind powerful works like AnoHana and Iron-Blooded Orphans, returns with her first work as a director: Maquia: Where the Promised Flower Blooms! Releasing this week across North America, here we are to give you our thoughts and all the details!
Two years ago, Makoto Shinkai's film, 'Your Name', became a global phenomenon, moving the hearts of young and old around the world. Now, the studio he's worked at, CoMix Wave, is out with a three part series exclusively on Netflix, with a global premiere at this year's Anime Expo. Hit the jump for all the juicy details!
If you weren't able to catch Miss Monochrome in concert at Anime Expo 2018 on July 07, 2018, then have no fear, because for a limited time only the concert's sponsor SHOWMAKER has published a recording of the event, and you can catch an "encore" performance on Youtube. Hit the jump to check it out.
Izuku Midoriya, All Might, and the class of 1-A all return in this explosive side story film feature that had a world premiere at Anime Expo this year! We were lucky to get a spot and now we're back to provide you with some juicy details and impressions. Hit the jump to read more!
33-year-old singer/actress/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, performed at the second day of "Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 - Japan Kawaii Live -" held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angels on July 7. It has been 10 years since her first live concert in LA at Anime Expo 2008. Check out her photos from the stage after the jump!
My Hero Academia is prepared to debut its first fighter this October, making the interesting choice to go with a minimalist, brawler-style arena fighter with destructible environments and customization. The title has notes from a few older Shonen Jump titles and was surprising fun to pick up and play with strangers at Anime Expo 2018! Hit the jump for our impressions!
A truly epic Shonen Jump crossover is the holy grail of video games and Jump Force appears to be the greatest effort yet to deliver on the most ambitious crossover in gaming history. It's unique graphics and high-impact, cinetamic style have raised both hype and controversey since its announcement. We were able to get our hands on the title to try out an early build at Anime Expo 2018! Hit the jump to see our impressons!
In a period of our lives where most of us still want to be astronauts, Tatsuya Matsubara already knew he wanted to make video games and worked toward that goal with a singular focus, developing a skillset that would make him the envy of most developers. Hit the jump for an interview with the director of STEINS;GATE!
A '90s tokusatsu and TRIGGER are an unlikely combination, but Amemiya seems intent on providing a brand new twist Gridman that may even homage the recut American release. They studio screened the world premiere of SSSS.GRIDMAN episode 1 at Anime Expo 2018 and we were on the floor to provide you with our impressions! Hit the jump to see the vivid characters and action of the upcoming Fall anime!
The Sailor Moon R and S movies are getting subbed and dubbed screenings later this month, followed by the SuperS movie, and Viz Media announced new cast members for the latter two films at Anime Expo 2018. See who's lined up in each after the jump.
Viz Media had some solid announcements to make at this year's Anime Expo, both on the print and anime sides. Starting with the former, there's more Junji Ito on the way. Read on for info about that, NieR: Automata novels, and more.