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    Wednesday May 14, 2021
  • New Model Kit Lets You Construct the Mighty Super Galaxy Gurren Lagann

    Giga Drill Break definitely included

    The power of the Super Galaxy Gurren Lagann can be yours, for 9,000 yen and a bit of elbow grease! A new model kit from Union Creative depicts the lunar mecha in all its glory. Check out images, and find out where to pre-order yours, after the jump!

  • Monday March 8, 2021
  • Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water 30th Anniversary Exhibition Travels to Osaka

    Installation celebrating classic Gainax TV anime hits the DAIMARU MUSEUM venue in Gendai in February of 2021

    Previously announced back in September of 2020, new information has now been revealed for the upcoming 30th anniversary exhibition celebrating the classic Hideaki Anno / Gainax TV anime, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, including the venue and schedule as well as a new key visual. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday December 14, 2020
  • Ex-Gainax President Maki Tomohiro Is Sentenced to More Than 2 Years in Prison for Indecent Assault

    Tomohiro will spend 2 years and 6 months behind bars

    Japanese legal website Attorney Dot Com revealed today that former Gainax President Maki Tomohiro, who was arrested last December for “semi-forced” indecent assault against a woman in her late teens, has been formally sentenced to two years and six months prison time by the Tokyo District Court. More details on the court case and testimony after the jump.

  • Saturday December 12, 2020
  • Gaina's Masamune Date-nicle Gets an Upgrade for April Theatrical Screening

    Proceeds from the plussed version will fund continued reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake

    Gaina's regional anime Masamune Date-nicle is coming to the big screen this spring, and for a good cause! The historical adventure will be bigger and better, and raising funds for reconstruction in Tohoku. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Tuesday December 8, 2020
  • Hayabusa2 Space Engineer Says Gunbuster Led Him to His Dream Job

    The spacecraft was welcomed home over the weekend, complete with history-making samples

    The Hayabusa2 Project's six-year mission to collect rare samples from an asteroid has come to an end... and one of the project's engineers has revealed the anime inspiration behind his career! Find out more about the project, and the show that inspired it, after the jump.

  • Friday December 6, 2020
  • Hideaki Anno's Gunbuster to Get Remastered Japanese Theatrical Release

    The larger-than-life mecha classic will be screened later this month

    The girls are back — at least for a little while! Hideaki Anno's directorial debut Aim for the Top! Gunbuster will screen in Japanese cinemas for a limited time, featuring remastered picture and sound. Find out more after the jump!

  • Monday December 30, 2019
  • Hideaki Anno Denounces Links Between Him and Arrested Gainax President, Discusses Past With Anime Studio

    The director of Evangelion wrote a heartbroken post about the severed links between him and his former studio

    Hideaki Anno, the infamous director of Evangelion, released an op-ed today discussing the current state of Gainax, a studio he helped found, and where he created the TV anime series. He also looks back at the issues he faced from the studio from the mid-2000s and why relations between his new anime studio, Khara, and Gainax broke down. Hit the jump to learn more from the man himself.

  • Tuesday December 24, 2019
  • Gainax at 35 and Before: A Look Back at the Daicon Openings

    Before Evangelion and Gunbuster, the founders of Gainax made their mark with these two shorts

    Before Evangelion, Gunbuster, and FLCL, the founders-to-be of Gainax wowed the anime and sci-fi world with a pair of short animations for Daicon. To celebrate their 35th anniversary, we're taking a look back at the shorts: their making, their influence, and how they live on today in modern anime. Stay a while with us after the jump!

  • Thursday December 5, 2019
  • Anime Studios Khara, Gainax Kyoto, and Gaina Respond to Arrest of Gainax President Maki Tomohiro

    All studios that have responded have a connection of sorts to the legacy studio

    After the report of Gainax President Maki Tomohiro being arrested on “semi-forced” indecent assault charges against a woman in her late teens, various anime studios that have close ties to Gainax have responded to the news, including Studio Khara, and former Gainax sub-studios Gaina and Gainax Kyoto. Learn more after the jump.

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