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    Saturday August 6, 2022
  • Anime Studio GONZO Announces Plans for 30th Anniversary Activities

    The Afro Samurai and Gankutsou: The Count of Monte Cristo studio will offer gifts, a crowdfunding campaign, and more

    For the past 30 years, GONZO has been producing some of our favorite titles—from Afro Samurai to Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo. Next month, the studio will be celebrating its big anniversary, and they're kicking off with news of gifts and art for their fans. Get a first look at what they'll be getting up to after the jump!

  • Thursday September 2, 2021
  • Animation Studio GONZO and Funimation Team Up To Remaster Mid-2000s Anime And Upload To YouTube

    Slate features Ragnarok The Animation, Witchblade and Burst Angel

    Funimation was the most prolific licensor of animation studio GONZO's anime productions in the mid-2000s and to celebrate the long-standing connection between both companies, both have come together to remaster and upload three popular series to YouTube for a limited time. Hit the jump for details..

  • Friday July 9, 2021
  • GONZO Launches "SAMURAI cryptos" Project featuring Original Samurai Characters

    Makoto Kobayashi, Michinori Chiba, and Hiroya Iijima will join the project

    GONZO, a Tokyo-based animation production company (LAST EXILE, Afro Samurai), announced the launch of its new project "SAMURAI cryptos" for the new world scene of the blockchain / NFT era. The company's producer Shinichiro Ishikawa says, "The concept of NFT opens a new era of anime." Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday December 27, 2019
  • Cigergirl Performs ED Theme for Netflix Original Anime 7SEEDS

    Second season of adaptation of Yumi Tamura's shoujo / josei sci-fi manga hits Japanese TV in January of 2020

    The ending theme song performer has been revealed for the second season of 7SEEDS, a Netflix Original Anime based on the classic science fiction shoujo / josei manga by Yuki Tamura about a group of survivors that awaken from cryogenic stasis to find that the Earth isn't as they remember it. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday November 10, 2019
  • Anime Studio Okinawa Gonzo, Gonzo’s Okinawan Branch, to Be Dissolved

    The studio worked on digital projects for Gonzo

    It was announced during a shareholders meeting on October 31 that Okinawa Gonzo, a digital anime studio subsidiary of Gonzo, would be dissolved within the next 2 months. The studio was used as the 3D arm of Gonzo and as an outsourcing studio for many anime projects. Learn more after the jump!

  • Monday October 21, 2019
  • Netflix's Sci-Fi Anime 7SEEDS Gets Green Light for Second Season

    Its 12-episode first season will be aired on Japanese TV in January 2020

    Netflix Japan announced today that the second season of the web anime adaptation of Yumi Tamura (BASARA)'s sci-fi survival manga 7SEEDS is set to be streamed in 2020. Its 12-episode first season was released in June 2019. Check out a key visual and PV for the next season after the jump.

  • Friday October 11, 2019
  • A Crab Destroys The World in Space Battleship Tiramisu 2nd Stage Play Key Visual

    General sales of the tickets will be gin on November 10

    Following the very successful first show last summer, the stage play play adaptation of Satoshi Miyakawa (story) and Kei Ito (art)'s sci-fi comedy manga Uchu Senkan Tiramisu/Space Battleship Tiramisu is set to return this winter. Its official website is updated with a new key visual with a tagline "A crab destroys the world! A song saves the love!" Hit the jump for more information.

  • Saturday August 31, 2019
  • More Cast Joins the Conspiracy in The Count of Monte Cristo: Gankutsuou Stage Play

    Adaptation based on 2004 TV anime hits the stage in Shibuya in December of 2019

    New key visuals and additional cast members have been revealed for Le theatre: GANKUTSUOU, an upcoming stage play based on the 2004 TV anime The Count of Monte Cristo: Gankutsuou which is in turn based on the classic novel of intrigue and revenge by Alexandre Dumas. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday August 19, 2019
  • Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode Oracle TV Anime Touches Down on October 7

    OP / ED theme song performers revealed for upcoming adaptation based on Sega's popular MMORPG

    The opening and ending theme song performers and the Japanese TV schedule have been revealed for Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode Oracle, an upcoming TV anime based on the MMORPG-version of Sega's long-running Phantasy Star series of science fiction / fantasy role-playing video games. Hit the jump to learn more.