The TV anime adaptation of Pop Team Epic, the bizarre 4-panel comic by self-professed "crappy manga boy" Bkub Okawa, may have concluded its run, but Popuko and Pipimi are not content to stay put, and now they're bringing their weird brand of anarchic anti-humor to a new medium: smart phone gacha gaming. Hit the jump to learn more.
Announced at the "POP CAST EPIC!!" special event which ran from September 15 - 16, 2018, at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba and then later confirmed on the TV anime's official Twitter account, the description-defying nonsense that is Pop Team Epic is returning to Japanese TV for an all-new TV special on April 01, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Life continues to imitate art in unexpected ways, because a recent flash event held in Akihabara for the Pop Team Epic TV anime drew so much attention from adoring fans that the cops had to come in and break it up. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official music video has been released for "POP TEAM EPIC", the opening theme for the TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa's surreal 4-panel gag comic, Pop Team Epic, and like everything related to the adventures of small girl Popuko and tall girl Pipimi, it's a bit on the weird side. Hit the jump to check it out.
If you're well-versed in the antics of Pop Team Epic and "kuso manga boy" Bkub Okawa, then you may already be familiar with the recurring meta-gag of Hoshiiro Girldrop, a "manga" turned "TV anime" about an ordinary high school boy and his would-be fiancée who moonlights as a secret idol singer. Now things have taken a turn for the even weirder, because Takeshobo is publishing a Hoshiiro Girldrop anthology comic. Hit the jump to learn more.
The wait is finally over! The main voice cast has been revealed for Pop Team Epic, an upcoming TV anime based on the wildly popular (and regularly bizarre) web comic by Bkub Okawa. Hit the jump to learn more.
Announced at the special "Deep in Abyss Recital" event that was held at the Congress Square Nihonbashi convention center in Tokyo on November 26, 2017, a new season of the dark fantasy TV anime Made in Abyss is in-development. Hit the jump to check out the preview video announcement.
Weird web comic turned equally weird anime Pop Team Epic is keeping the weirdness flowing by looking for a pair of part-time workers who will perform the role of "human-powered copy-pasters" for a one-day gig in December of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Halloween may be over this year, but that hasn't stopped Pop Team Epic, an upcoming TV anime based on the anarchic web comic by Bkub Okawa, from engaging in a little costumed madness with a new key visual. Hit the jump to check it out.
Although a "miscommunication" with King Records may have postponed the release of the TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa's cult-hit web comic, Pop Team Epic, from October of 2017 to January of 2018, the production is still gathering steam and now the full staff list has been released. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans of Bkub Okawa's cult-hit 4-panel gag manga Pop Team Epic will have a lot on their plates in October of 2017, because not only is an anime adaptation debuting on Japanese TV, but the original web comic is returning for a third season of bizarre antics at the same time. Hit the jump to learn more.
The TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa's bizarre 4-panel comic Pop Team Epic is currently in development, and now the official website for the production has released a new key visual that hightlights the show's "healing" qualities. Hit the jump to check it out.
The official broadcasting information has been announced for the Japanese release of Made in Abyss, an upcoming TV anime based on the fantasy web comic about adventurers who explore a bottomless rift in search of treasure. Hit the jump to learn more.
April Fools' Day is officially over in Japan, and that means it's time to get down to some serious business, such as the official announcement of an anime adaptation based on Bkub Okawa's cult web comic, Pop Team Epic. Hit the jump for all the gory details.
You have to hand it to Bkub Okawa: when he commits to a joke, he commits hard. An anime adaptation has been announced for Hoshiiro Girldrop, a romantic comedy web manga series by Okawa ostensibly about a high school boy finding out that he's engaged to the leader of a popular idol band. But astute fans are already bracing for the other shoe to drop. Hit the jump to learn more.