Though woefully misrepresented in all kinds of media, here's a non-hierarchical list of women of color in anime who are respectfully depicted, nuanced, and poignant role models for our own lives too. Read on for more after the jump!
VIZ Media is preparing for a big year! The company's official Twitter account has rolled out a long list of upcoming releases, including art books, new manga localizations, and re-releases of classics. Check out the full list after the jump!
Kunihiko Ikuhara continues to be one of the most outre directors working in the anime industry today. But as he continues to shock and dazzle, countless artists follow in his footsteps. Hit the jump to find out more!
Utena Tenjou's queer coming-of-age isn't so rosy, but it presents its own important perspective on how we view the gender binary. Celebrate Utena's birthday by hitting the jump and seeing how this queer writer learned from Utena's story.
It's easy to get immersed in the worlds of our favorite anime... but have you ever wondered about the jobs that might have to happen behind the scenes to keep things rolling? From the trainers who test the latest Pokéballs to the valiant smiths who bang out ninja headbands, we're looking at six jobs we think exist in the world of our favorite series. Check them out after the jump!
The anime of Kunihiko Ikuhara focus on outsiders, those who push against society's restrictions either willfully or through their very nature. For the heroes of shows like Sarazanmai and Revolutionary Girl Utena, being accepted by society would come at the cost of rejecting their very selfhood, and thus they must seek acceptance outside of its boundaries. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how that quest for acceptance informs and elevates all of Kunihiko Ikuhara's brilliant productions!
The stars of Kunihiko Ikuhara's hit anime series have joined forces for a new key visual! Characters from Revolutionary Girl Utena, Sarazanmai, and more grace the latest poster for the director's upcoming exhibition. Check out the full visual, and read up on the event's latest announcements, after the jump!
Kunihiko Ikuhara's latest work is the culmination of an eclectic career in thoughtful and surreal anime. Here's why you should catch up on all of his work while you're keeping up with Sarazanmai!
This spring season is packed with exciting properties of all shapes and sizes, but few possess the creator pedigree of Ikuhara's Sarazanmai. From Revolutionary Girl Utena through Yurikuma Arashi, Kunihiko Ikuhara has directed some of the most creative, insightful, and poignant anime of all time. Today let's run through his dazzling career, and try to discover what we can expect from his latest production!
Just in time for Sarazanmai, a new exhibition is celebrating the works of Kunihiko Ikuhara! The limited-time event will display work from Utena, Penguindrum, and more. Check out more info after the jump!
Dreaming of the ultimate duelist's uniform? Cospatio is preparing to release an officially licensed Revolutionary Girl Utena costume, and pre-orders are now open! Check out photos after the jump.
There’s nothing more magical than a royal wedding, but some of these anime classics might come close! When it comes to romance, anime loves to tease, so when two character finally tie the knot it's always that much more special! Hit the jump to count down the top anime weddings as we prepare for the royal union!
Shonen Jump famicom Mini, new Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha key visual, Wake up, Girs! mobile game announced, & More! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
Utena and Anthy have returned! More than two decades after Revolutionary Girl Utena first premiered in anime and manga forms, the story has begun again. After the Revolution is the first of three books following the aftermath of the beloved series. Check out art and information after the jump!
Be-Papas member Chiho Saito recently returned to the Revolutionary Girl Utena manga for a new Juri-focused follow-up story called "Beautiful Thorn." Now it's time to schedule the third chapter, so read on for details.