D.Gray-man Hallow TV Anime’s Main Staff Revealed

The official website for D.Gray-man Hallow, the new television anime of Katsura Hoshino‘s D.Gray-man manga, revealed the staff for the anime on Saturday. Yoshiharu Ashino (Tweeny Witches, Cross Ange, First Squad) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment, with scripts by Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Prison School, Dagashi Kashi), Tatsuto Higuchi (My-Otome, Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman, Schwarzes Marken), and Kenichi Yamashita (Koutetsu Sangokushi, Ishida and Asakura, Actually, I Am…).Yousuke Kabashima (The Girl Who Leapt Through Space, Lord Marksman and Vanadis) is adapting […]

Girls & Panzer Film Tops 1.5 Billion Yen

The official blog for the Girls und Panzer anime franchise announced on Thursday that the Girls und Panzer film topped 1.5 billion yen as of Wednesday. The film sold 957,306 tickets for 1,501,699,234 yen (about US$13,166,000) so far. The film opened in Japan last November, and it ranked #38 in the top 39 highest grossing Japanese domestic films of 2015 (tied with Grasshopper). The film began […]

Kamisama Kiss Manga to End in 4 Chapters

This year’s seventh issue of Hakusensha‘s Hana to Yume magazine announced on Saturday that Julietta Suzuki‘s Kamisama Kiss (Kamisama Hajimemashita) manga will end in four more chapters. The manga’s next chapter will be in the ninth issue on April 5, and if it doesn’t take a break after that it will end in the 12th issue on May 20. The issue […]

What Do The Changes To Oscar Rules Mean For Anime?

Bill asks: I’ve been hearing a lot lately about changes to the rules for voting in the Oscars. What does this mean for anime? Will this make it easier or harder for anime to get recognized by the Academy? Indeed, much ado has been made about changes to the Oscar rules this year — changes […]

Final Fantasy Adventure Remake Heads West for iOS/Android

Square Enix launched an English version of its official website for its remake of the Final Fantasy Adventure (Seiken Densetsu -Final Fantasy Gaiden-) game on Friday. The company will release the game for iOS and Android devices in the West under the title Adventures of Mana. The website currently lists no planned release date for English version of the game. The English […]

Why Do Some Voice Actors Like Not Knowing About Their Roles?

Jitendar asks: In interviews and commentaries on anime discs, I often hear English VAs state that they like to be surprised regarding their characters and the story, which would be good if most of your work involved turning up to a booth, reading the lines, and relying on the voice director to guide the performances […]

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Anime To Watch for Christmas 2015

Happen to be bored for the Holidays this year? These are some anime that will put you right in the festive mood! Toradora The Christmas episodes in Toradora (17 – 19) are among the most important in the series, with a lot of bittersweet drama, and the most important relationship developments in the show. Not […]

[Exclusive] Anime Expo 2015 – TheAkiba Aimer Interview

Just as the mystery genre captivates its viewers, Aimer’s mysterious identity and finesse with her voice has captivated her fans. These fans were lured to Anime Expo from July 2nd to 5th, braving the brutal heat and traffic of Los Angeles, with the hopes of catching a glimpse of her hidden beauty and the opportunity […]

[Exclusive] Anime Expo 2015 – TheAkiba Ayano Mashiro Interview

Ayano Mashiro began the Fate/Stay Night Event at Anime Expo with her debut single, “Ideal White”, the opening theme for the widely popular and critically acclaimed anime “Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works” produced by ufotable. She was in character, as her voice carried the nervousness and apprehension of an artist who has just set out […]

[Review] Anime Expo 2015

Atmosphere/Impressions 2015 was my first time ever going to Anime Expo. I had been meaning to go previous years, but times and scheduling had never worked in my favor. All my previous anime convention experienced was limited to Fanime in San Jose, and Animation on Display in Santa Clara, both significantly smaller than AX. I […]