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    Monday March 29, 2021
  • FEATURE: What Makes Nisio Isin's Work So Special?

    With his latest adaptation coming soon, let's explore the unique world of Nisio Isin!

    From Bakemonogatari and its many successors to battle royales and historical epics, Nisio Isin's writing has been adapted into all manner of fascinating anime productions. With his latest adaptation arriving in just a few days, today we look back over Isin's various anime works, and try to pin down what makes his writing so compelling!

  • Monday April 27, 2020
  • Are You Watching Tower of God? Check Out Hime's Recommendations For What to Watch Next

    Need to fill in the time between new episodes and beyond? We've got you covered!

    There are a bunch of awesome anime series to watch in the vein of Tower of God, and Crunchyroll-Hime used her infinite wisdom to recommend 5 shows you absolutely need to watch (when you're not watching Tower of God). Read on for more! 

  • Sunday April 8, 2018
  • Viz Media Licenses Junji Ito's "Frankenstein," "NieR: Automata" Novels

    Find out what the publisher had to reveal at C2E2

    Viz Media revealed new licenses and updated previous announcements with details during its C2E2 panel this weekend. See what the company has cooking after the jump.


  • Saturday March 3, 2018
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Play Reveals More Killer Key Visuals

    The full cast has been revealed for the theater adaptation of Nisio Isin's Chinese Zodiac-themed death match novel

    New key visuals have been published for the upcoming stage play adaptation of JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, and now the entire cast of Chinese Zodiac-themed assassins has been revealed in full costume and make-up. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Friday February 16, 2018
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Plays Shows Off One Quarter of Its Killer Cast

    Theatrical performance based on Chinese Zodiac death match novel by Nisio Isin hits Tokyo and Kobe in May of 2018

    A stage play based on JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR is coming soon with performances in Tokyo and Kobe, and now the production has shown off three of its killer cast in full make-up and costume. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Tuesday December 26, 2017
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Play Rings Up the Curtain on the Zodiac War

    Theatrical adaptation based on novel by Nisio Isin heads to Kobe and Tokyo in May of 2018

    Nision Isin's Chinese Zodiac-inspired deathmatch light novel, JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, has already been adapted into a manga and a TV anime, and now it's getting a new treatment as a live-action stage play that will run in Kobe and Tokyo in May of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday December 23, 2017
  • Rating the Wishes of Juni Taisen

    Today on Why It Works, let's offer some harsh critiques of the most dearly held wishes of Juni Taisen's warriors!

    As the show came to a close, Juni Taisen was kind enough to give us a sneak peek into what all its various antiheroes might have wished for. Today on Why It Works, let's repay that generosity, by harshly grading all the hopes and dreams of Juni Taisen's unique stars!

  • Tuesday December 19, 2017
  • Battle Royales of Anime: The “Fate” Series and “Juni Taisen” in Focus

    How these shows care for their characters, even as they make their heads roll.

    A Battle Royal is a multi-competitor match where players are eliminated until only one is left standing. Made famous in the Japanese novel and movie Battle Royale, this style of storytelling has become common in anime, and is recently reflected in the Fate series and this season’s Juni Taisen. After the jump, ZeroReq011 delivers his thoughts on The Most Dangerous Game of All! 

  • Tuesday December 12, 2017
  • "Juni Taisen" Surveys The Faces Of Death Leading Up To Final Showdown

    Series publishes a retrospective of the fatalities leading up to next week's finale

    Today, we're down to "To Treat a Man to Beef From His Own Cow," the penultimate episode of zodiac deathmatch anime Juni Taisen. Looking past this to next week's final showdown, the series has published a retrospective of the fatlities that lead to this point. Check it out after the jump.

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