For Western fans, Toonami and Gundam go hand in hand—ever since the animation block aired Gundam Wing, the series in the long-running franchise that popularized Gundam in the West back in 1996. Now, for the first time in over a decade, Toonami will broadcast a Gundam series once more.
In Peter Tieryas’ novel The United States of Japan, the United States loses the Second World War to Japan, and finds itself split between the invading Japanese army and Nazi Germany.
The word anime is often defined as “animation from Japan.” If only it were that simple!
The story of Edward and Alphonse Elric begins yet again. Fumihiko Sori will direct the film (he did the 2012 Dragon Age anime movie, based on the video games) for a 2017 release; Ryosuke Yamada, member of the J-pop/idol group Hey! Say! JUMP will star as Ed.
If this was on television when I was an eight year-old kid, I’m certain it would be my favorite thing ever.
Western fans of Japan’s epic scifi anime Legend of the Galactic Heroes have been waiting decades for an official English release. They’re finally getting one this year, but that’s not all! The original novels by Yoshiki Tanaka are coming too, and io9 has an exclusive preview.
For 20 years, Pokémon has had the reputation of a cheery kid’s franchise. But under the veneer of Ash and co.’s adventures, there lies one of the most sinister dystopias around. To celebrate Pokémon’s 20th birthday this week (and its newest games), here’s a few reasons as to why the Pokénation is much more terrifying…
Alright. You know the drill. A new anime season means new anime—42 for this winter season to be precise. With so many, it can be hard to know what to watch, and that’s why we’ve put together this guide.
Hoverboards ruined Christmas, burst into flames, look foolish, are widely banned, and don’t hover. Lame all around. Except when you turn one of them into a famous magical item from one of the world’s most beloved anime series. That’s what this guy did when he dressed up as Goku from Dragon Ball and motored around…
I don’t know much about figure skating. But I know that figure skater Kevin Reynolds, who performed to the Cowboy Bebop theme song while dressed as the show’s main character Spike, totally nailed it.
I was a happy child, but I didn’t have such a happy childhood. Other kids didn’t get my weird vibe, especially in elementary and middle school. And one year in particular, we moved to a new city and a new school, and things got ugly. Only one thing kept me from losing my shit: Star Blazers.
Maybe not! It depends, really. But since this Korean cosplayer has a head full of hair, she needed a bald cap to pull off her One-Punch Man outfit.
At first, I thought the 3,980 yen (US$34) price tag was the craziest thing about this Neon Genesis Evangelion Unit-01 popcorn bucket. Nope! The light-up eyes are.
It’s winter. It’s cold outside. That is, unless you are in warm country or in the Southern Hemisphere. Whatever, let’s stay inside and watch anime.
Star Wars is very, very popular in Japan. Guess this means, though, that Yo-Kai Watch is more popular?
Anime can be confusing to those who haven’t experienced much of it, with its tropes and terminology. If you’re interested in anime but, don’t know where to start, we at AniTAY have made this Beginner’s Guide to Anime, trying to provide a one-stop shop to familiarize yourself with the ins and outs, vocabulary, and…
You might know tons about Pikachu. How the character used to look slightly different or how Pikachu adores ketchup. But maybe you don’t know these tidbits.