Japanese voice actor agency Ken Production announced today that voice actress Saki Ogasawara was found to have stage 1 tongue cancer last month, and that she will take a hiatus from activities for a while in order to undergo surgery and further treatment. Hit the jump for more details.
Goth girls are a beloved archetype in pop culture. It's popular enough that it permeated into anime too! Let's take a look at the best goth girls in anime on this World Goth Day! Hit the jump to see if your favorites made the list.
In addition to the normal edition released in Japan this month, Kotobukiya has also listed the metallic color edition of its 1/8 scale Izuku "Deku" Midoriya figure from the My Hero Academia franchise for release in September 2019. This is a limited item to commemorate the upcoming "HERO FES." event to be held on July 7, 2019. Check out the details of the special version figure after the jump!
Happy Mother's Day! We all know that all anime moms are good, but what if I told you that some anime moms are better than good? Shocking, right? Hit the jump below to celebrate some of the best moms anime has to offer!
50-year-old acclaimed animator/character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi joined a live-drawing event held at the Machi Asobi event in Tokushima Prefecture on Sunday, then the official Twitter for the My Hero Academia anime franchise has posted his three illustrations of Deku, All Might, and Tsuyu, from the event. Check out his special illustrations after the jump!
Going out for Free Comic Book Day? There's plenty of manga to discover! We're giving you a run-down of what's available this year, including My Hero Academia, Street Fighter, Pokémon, and more. Start making your list after the jump!
It shouldn't really be a surprise that anime has been inspired by George Lucas. Considering George Lucas was inspired by anime!
Hit the jump for some hidden Star Wars references in anime.
May 2, on the release day of its latest 23rd tankobon volume in Japan, the official Twitter for Kohei Horikoshi's sci-fi action shonen manga Boku no Hero Academia/My Hero Academia reported that its total print run had surpassed a massive 22 million copies and that more additional printings of its previous volumes were coming. Hit the jump for more details.
Thanos is the greatest threat that the Avengers have ever faced. It'd pay for the likes of Iron Man and Captain Marvel to have the world of anime on their side against him. Hit the jump to see which anime characters we think could beat Thanos in a fight.
Who are Japan's top voice actors of the year so far? Charapedia has just revealed the results of their annual poll, showing who anime fans picked as their personal favorite male and female voice actors. Get the results after the jump!