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    Wednesday November 28, 2018
  • Pop Team Epic Tries Its Hand at Smart Phone Gacha Gaming

    "Takeshobo Quest: Pop Team Epic Assaults" is available now on Android and iOS

    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.

  • Sunday September 16, 2018
  • Pop Team Epic Threatens TV Special Return on April Fool's Day

    I'm not upset.

    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.

  • Sunday January 21, 2018
  • "Pop Team Epic" TV Anime Event Proves Too Popular for Akihabara

    Free giveaway at Animate Akihabara store was called off early by the cops for over-crowding

    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.

  • Sunday January 14, 2018
  • Check Out Sumire Uesaka's Music Video for the "Pop Team Epic" OP

    Single to be released in Japan on January 31 comes in first print run, regular, and limited edition anime versions

    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.

  • Saturday January 6, 2018
  • Hit Idol Anime "Hoshiiro Girldrop" Makes the Jump To Manga

    Sometimes a joke is so meta, it rolls back around into being something real...

    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.

  • Friday December 15, 2017
  • Ramen Is Life in "Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles" Trailer

    TV anime based on culinary manga by Naru Narumi hits AT-X and other stations on January 04, 2018

    The official trailer for Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles (known in Japan as Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san) has finally hit the web, and now you can check out the main characters in action on their quest for ramen-bliss. Hit the jump to live the noodle dream.

  • Friday December 8, 2017
  • Find Noodle Nirvana with "Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles" TV Schedule

    Adaptation based on Naru Narumi's culinary manga about a ramen-crazed girl hits Japanese airwaves on January 4th

    The Japanese broadcast schedule has been revealed for Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles (known in Japan as Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san), an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the culinary manga by Naru Narumi about a high school girl with a one-track mind for ramen. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday December 4, 2017
  • "Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles." Reveals Theme Song Performers

    TV anime based on culinary manga by Naru Narumi begins broadcasting in January of 2018

    The OP / ED theme song performers have been revealed for Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles. (aka Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san in Japan), an upcoming TV anime based on the gourmet comedy manga by Naru Narumi about a mysterious transfer student with a one track mind for noodles. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday November 29, 2017
  • "Pop Team Epic" Reveals Voices of Tall Girl and Small Girl

    Mikako Komatsu and Sumire Uesaka join the cast of TV anime based on cult web comic by Bkub Okawa

    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.

  • Sunday November 26, 2017
  • "Made in Abyss" Descends into Darkness in Sequel Series

    1st season of TV anime adaptation of Akihito Tsukushi's dark fantasy manga is available via Anime Strike

    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.

  • Tuesday November 14, 2017
  • "Pop Team Epic" Anime Seeks 2 Human-Powered Copy-Pasters

    Applicants can seek part-time job making custom, oversized Sticky Notes to decorate the King Records offices

    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.

  • Wednesday November 1, 2017
  • "Pop Team Epic" Dresses Up Fancy in New Key Visual

    TV anime based on surreal 4-panel comic by Bkub Okawa begins broadcasting in Japan in January of 2018

    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.

  • Tuesday October 3, 2017
  • "Pop Team Epic" Rolls Out Full Staff List

    TV anime based on anarchic web comic by Bkub Okawa now scheduled for January of 2018

    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.