7 Cringe-Worthy Villain Deaths

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The more hated the villain the more satisfying it is when they meet their end. In the laws of fiction, the deaths grow more gruesome depending upon the heinousness of the villain’s actions. This week we’re counting down seven particularly cringe-worthy deaths in anime. Since a death scene is automatically a spoiler, read at your own risk! Read More »

Silver Spoon Inspires Giant Spoon Weapon in Monster Hunter 4 3DS

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The 41st issue of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing upon Wednesday that Hiromu Arakawa’s Silver Spoon agricultural manga will have a special in-game weapon in CAPCOM’s Monster Hunter 4 video game for the Nintendo 3DS portable system. The weapon that will appear in the game is a gargantuan Silver Spoon weapon that can change the statuses of the ... Read More »

Yui Horie Sings Golden Time Anime’s Theme Songs

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According to an advertisement published in this month’s anime magazines on Tuesday, voice actress and singer Yui Horie will perform the opening and ending themes for Golden Time, the Fall anime inspired by a light novel series from Toradora! author Yuyuko Takemiya. The ad also revealed that the series will premiere on MBS television stations on October 3. Read More »

Japan Box Office – Auguste 31th – September 1st

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Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) anime film stayed at #1 during its seventh weekend. The film centers on Jir Horikoshi (played by Evangelion director Hideaki Anno), the designer of Japan’s famed Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane of World War II. The film earned 338,587,147 yen (US$3,411,942) on 454 screens for a new sum of 8,837,365,379 ... Read More »

Muhyo & Roji’s Yoshiyuki Nishi to Launch HACHI Manga

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This year’s 41st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation creator Yoshiyuki Nishi will launch his new series in the next issue on September 16. The magazine describes the manga as, “Breaking common sense! Shaking hearts and souls!” Read More »

3rd Madoka Magica Film’s New Ad Aired

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A new commercial for Gekijō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Shinpen: Hangyaku no Monogatari (Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-) began airing in Japan. The ad for the upcoming third Madoka Magica film has small amounts of footage that did not appear in the earlier feature on Fuji TV’s morning program Mezamashi Terebi, although they did appear in the promotional video screened ... Read More »

Another

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Another – Anime Synopsis: Twenty-six years ago, in a third-year classroom of a middle school, there was a student named Misaki. As an honors student who was also good at sports, the charming girl was popular with her classmates. When she suddenly Read More »

Kill La Kill licenced by Aniplex

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Aniple USA announced at its panel at Otakon, that it has licensed Hiroyuki Imaishi and Trigger’s battle action anime Kill la Kill. The company added it plans to stream the anime series this fall, and also has plans to release the series on home video. Read More »