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    Monday August 27, 2018
  • ISLAND Kickstarter Aims to Fund Physical Copies of Game and Anime

    Pledges toward $50,000 goal are being accepted until October 11

    Visual novel developer and publisher Frontwing launched a Kickstarter to fund physical copies and collector's edition sets of the ISLAND PC game, as well as a limited run of deluxe Blu-ray sets that collect the anime adaptation. Read on for more.

  • Tuesday August 28, 2018
  • ISLAND's Rule of 3

    Girls and families take on different meanings this summer season

    The island of Urashima is home to three great families that all played a different role in the island's history. But, what if each family and their daughters represented something bigger? Hit the jump to read more!

  • Thursday August 16, 2018
  • ISLAND Visual Novel Hits Steam on August 24, 2018

    TV anime adaptation based on game by Front Wing is currently broadcasting in Japan and streaming on Crunchyroll

    Good news, visual novel fans! According to a post on the official Twitter feed for the ISLAND TV anime, the international release of Front Wing's 2016 visual novel (including the English language version) is heading to Steam on August 24, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday August 15, 2018
  • The Legend of Urashima: ISLAND and the Secret to a Good Time Travel Story

    The visual novel turned anime takes a surprising approach to time travel fiction

    This season's ISLAND is a time travel story like no other. Rather than kicking off with a time machine, it uses the concept of time travel — and the question of whether it even exists — to build the world of the show and reveal the innermost feelings of the characters. Can you unravel the mystery of Urashima Island? Read on after the jump!

  • Tuesday August 7, 2018
  • Anime vs. Real Life: See How ISLAND’s Urashima Looks in Real Life [Part 2]

    Take another look at the real-world locations of ISLAND

    From ancient Greek baths to mundane streets, ISLAND takes us all over its beautiful setting, the island of Niijima. How do the show’s locations compare to their real-world counterparts, and what’s the best way to get to this island paradise south of Tokyo? Find out after the jump!

  • Monday July 23, 2018
  • Last Week in Anime: Boruto is Really Good Edition!

    The best clips from last week's episodes

    The new season shows may have a lot of promise, but last week was dominated by stellar episodes of major shonen. Boruto had its best episode yet with some spectacular fight scenes while Black Clover and My Hero Academia had slower episodes with good character moments. We'll get around to the new episodes this week, but you better hit the jump to see the awesome clips from last week's episodes!

  • Tuesday July 17, 2018
  • Come Sail Away: Five Reasons to Watch ISLAND

    The new visual novel-based anime brings humor, drama, and mystery to the summer season!

    Have you discovered the mysteries of ISLAND yet? The new visual novel adaptation from Frontwing has lots to love about it... but we've narrowed it down to five to get you started! Whether you're all in or trying to figure out whether to give it a try, join us after the jump for what we love most about this summer series!

  • Monday July 16, 2018
  • Last Week in Anime: Best of OPs and EDs

    The best clips from last week's episodes

    The last few weeks have been great if you're a connoisseur of openings and endings. Each new series also means an OP and ED to discuss, critique, and rank. If the huge number of new anime seems daunting, never fear! I've taken the greatest OPs and EDs and brought them together. Hit the jump for the best openings and endings of Summer 2018!