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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.