Concerts, virtual conventions, and Gundam pop-up cafes are headed our way. Check it out in this week's anime news after the jump.
With Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop series rolling along smoothly again, it's time to find out more of the cast members that will be appearing alongside John Cho's Spike Spiegel and the rest of the main cast. Read on for more.
The next profile for Crunchyroll All-Stars interviews musician Guapdad 4000 about growing up with anime on the Fox Kids block, what he learned from Cowboy Bebop, and more!
Author Matt Alt's book Pure Invention: How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered The World has garnered great reviews and is one of my favorite books of 2020. So I sat down with Alt to discuss the stuff he couldn't fit in the book, anime's appeal, and why Gundam is so integral to the medium's history. Hit the jump for the interview!
Like everyone else, SungWon Cho—aka the voice actor, YouTuber, and anime fan known as ProZD—has his own list of favorites, and it doesn't sound like he had much trouble drumming up his personal Top 30 Anime of All Time list. Read on for the full list of TV series, manga, and anime films he recommends!
RightStuf celebrated its 33rd year in the industry in style this weekend during the online version of Otakon. Some new announcements were made in the process, including a new release for Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and two major anime titles bringing their soundtracks to vinyl. Read on for more.
Though we all appreciate a good soundtrack, it can be easy to overlook just how much a well-chosen song can elevate a critical moment in anime. Today in Why It Works, let's celebrate those critical moments, as we explore some of the most effective and powerful uses of music in anime!
549 theme songs and soundtrack tunes produced by FlyingDog for Sunrise's anime series such as Cowboy Bebop, Vision of Escaflowne, Brain Powerd, Code Geass, Betterman, and City Hunter are now available on major streaming/subscription services from July 24, 2020. Check the song list after the jump.
Last time we checked in on Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop series, production was on hold due to COVID-19 concerns. That didn't stop the team from planning a second season, though, and the latest update has the production cleared to film once again in New Zealand. Read on for more.