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    Friday August 24, 2018
  • The Author and Leading Lady of SAO Alternative Talk Gun Gale Online

    An interview with Keiichi Sigsawa and Tomori Kusunoki at Anime Expo 2018!

    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!

  • Thursday August 2, 2018
  • Bringing the Phantom Thieves to Life: An Interview with the Director and Producer of PERSONA5 the Animation!

    An interview with Masashi Ishihama and Kazuki Adachi!

    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!

  • Wednesday August 1, 2018
  • Kase-san and Morning Glories is a Uniquely Sweet Story of High School Girls in Love!

    The beautiful OVA is an honest approach to yuri!

    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!

  • Saturday July 21, 2018
  • An Inside Look at Mari Okada's Directorial Debut, Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms

    From the woman that brought you emotional works like AnoHana, Selector Infected WIXOSS, Blast of Tempest, and more, comes a film about family, motherhood, and love!

    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!

  • Thursday July 19, 2018
  • An Inside Look at the World Premiere of CoMix Wave's 'Flavors of Youth'!

    From the studio that brought you the international phenomenon, Your Name, comes a three part anthology about love, youth, and food!

    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!

  • Friday July 13, 2018
  • SHOWMAKER Publishes Miss Monochrome's AX 2018 Performance

    Official recording of July 7th concert event at Anime Expo will be available on Youtube until July 20, 2018

    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.

  • Look Inside the High Impact World Premiere of My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

    PLUS ULTRA! takes on another inspirational meaning in this wonderful film!

    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!

  • Thursday July 12, 2018
  • Check Out Photos from Shoko “Shokotan” Nakagawa' s Concert at Anime Expo 2018

    She joined the event alongside AKB48 Team8, The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, i☆Ris

    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 One's Justice Delivers with a Simple but Satisfying Brawler

    Hands-on impressions of My Hero One's Justice at Anime Expo 2018!

    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!

  • Wednesday July 11, 2018
  • Jump Force Nails Its Cinematic Style but Does It Have Substance?

    Hands-on impressions of Jump Forces at Anime Expo 2018!

    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!

  • Tatsuya Matsubara's Road to Making STEINS;GATE Started in Elementary School

    An interview with the director and producer of the STEINS;GATE visual novels

    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!

  • Tuesday July 10, 2018
  • A Sneak Peek of Colorful Action in the World Premiere of TRIGGER's SSSS.GRIDMAN!

    The old becomes new again as TRIGGER tackle retro tokusatsu with a modern style

    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!

  • Sunday July 8, 2018
  • Sailor Moon S and SuperS Movies Line Up New Dub Cast Members

    Viz Media reveals the latest additions to the English versions

    The Sailor Moon R and 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.

  • Friday July 6, 2018
  • Viz Announces More Junji Ito, NieR: Automata Novels, and Reprinted Banana Fish

    Publisher also announces plans to release the Megalo Box anime

    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.