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Gundam

Rejoice: Right Stuf to distribute more Gundam shows in North America


More Mobile Suits are heading your way
Oct 11
At long last, Right Stuf's deal with Sunrise has expanded outside of Gundam UC, as the company's been given the rights to release the original Gundam series in North America. On top of that, Right Stuf is distributing Gu... read
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Daily Dose

A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays


From Earth to Iskandar
Sep 11
Time now for your blast from the past! It's Old School Thursdays! Today's dose contains some real history for your ears, as we've got the original theme from Space Battleship Yamato, the anime that started it all. Well, almo... read
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Licensing

Licensing GET: Discotek grabs Shin Mazinger Z Impact


Discotek Media is on a roll
Jun 16
Today is a joyous day for Go Nagai and super robot anime fans everywhere. Discotek Media has announced on their Facebook page that they've licensed Shin Mazinger Z Impact (a.k.a. Shin Mazinger: Shogeki Z-Hen!). As a pers... read
FI: Captain Earth photo
Longest gattai sequence ever
I secretly loved Star Driver. The ridiculously over-the-top posing, flashiness, strange imagery, and the beautiful animation; it all came together to make for an entertaining whirlwind of confusion and glee. That shouldn't co... read feature

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Anime

Aldnoah.Zero reveals new trailer, images and staff!


The era of orange mechs starts this summer.
Mar 26
Acclaimed Fate/zero director Ei Aoki and the show's writer Gen Urobuchi are teaming up once again, this time for the original mecha series Aldnoa.Zero, slated for this July. At AnimeJapan this past weekend, anticipating anim... read
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Anime

Finally! Fafner: Exodus' first trailer has launched


The war against the Festum resumes next year
Dec 28
At long last, Xebec has launched its first trailer for Fafner: Dead Aggressor: Exodus! Personally, I was a bit disappointed that we didn't to see any of the Fafner units in action. On the bright side, we get to see Kazu... read
DARPA Robot photo
DARPA Robot

Japanese robot wins DARPA challenge, is anime reference


These guys must like PatLabor
Dec 26
Robots are great. A lot of folks would agree with me, including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the institution doing all manner of top-secret, top-awesome projects for the government. Another thing th... read
Eva 3.33 Dub Trailer photo
Eva 3.33 Dub Trailer

Pirate Asuka is dubbed in a new Evangelion 3.33 trailer


This trailer is (not) bad.
Nov 30
Ahoy me hearties! Ready to see Captain Asuka take this battle into space? No problem at all, as Manga UK have released a new trailer featuring the English dub cast for Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo. There's still a lit... read
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The stakes have been raised!
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Due to his lack of experience with fighting opponents outside of the Akuma and Noah Clan, Allen Walker wasn't GAR enough to go up against Kazuma the Shell Bullet. All it took was one Shocking Fir... read feature

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Bubblegum Crisis

AnimEigo aiming to Kickstart Bubblegum Crisis Blu-Ray


YES!!!
Oct 29
Fans of 80's anime and powersuits are sure to be familiar with Bubblegum Crisis, the show about a group of mercs called the Knight Sabers fighting robotic threats. A few years ago, the original eight-episode OVA got a gorgeou... read
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Vidya

Mechs and sakura blossoms, new Titanfall trailer


It's as if they know how to capture this Otaku's heart
Oct 22
I always find myself hesitant to write about first-person shooters on this site, especially ones developed by western studios. Not because I don't play them, because admittedly I do, but because they simply fail to appeal to... read
Godannar photo
A marriage of robots & boobs
The robot genre has changed in many ways over the years. For one thing, the stories have become more complicated, incorporating social commentary in an effort to appeal to wider audiences beyond children who are impressed wit... read feature

Japanator Arena photo
Watch out for flying mechanical parts.
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Mr. Satan may be easy to trick sometimes, but he was lucky enough to pick up on Don Kanonji's tricks. Seeing how he's one of the strongest humans without Ki on the planet, Don falls victim to his... read feature

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Can the wrath of Asura overcome Gurren Lagann's spiral energy?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Well, Crono tried to alter the course of time to gain the upper hand, but Zoro's endurance couldn't handle the combined strikes of Guts and Saber. While Saber was facing some teamwork issues with... read feature

Live action Patlabor photo
Live action Patlabor

Official Ingram photos for live action Patlabor project


And it's so very, very awesome
Aug 14
I have a confession to make. I watched the Patlabor TV anime for the first time this past June. It's one of those classics I'd heard so much about, but never had the time to get around to. Needless to say, it's a fantast... read
Masoukishin III trailer 2 photo
Masoukishin III trailer 2

Masoukishin 3's 2nd trailer is an overdose of goodness


Can your body handle nine minutes of hotblooded magical robot action?
Aug 05
It's August and you know what that means, people! The time for the third installment in the Masoukishin series to come out in Japan is almost here, which means that we're in for another trailer that's chock full of giant rob... read
Gundam ZZ on Daisuki.net photo
Gundam ZZ on Daisuki.net

It's not anime! Gundam ZZ is now streaming on Daisuki.net


Daisuki.net has tapped into more of their Newtype powers!
Aug 05
It's been known for a while that Daisuki had plans to stream Gundam ZZ, since they revealed their announcement at Anime Expo 2013. With the being said, the first ten episodes of the Gundam series that supposedly claims to not... read
Patlabor life-size photo
Patlabor life-size

HyperTechnology: Life-size Patlabor built for live-action


CG? What CG?
Aug 05
Oh, WOW. This news pretty much made my week, and it's only Monday! Eagle-eyed fans in Yokohama have spotted what looks like a life-size model of a Patlabor mecha, likely to be used for the upcoming live-action film adapt... read
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Can Dangaioh overcome the Colossal Blade?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Despite Haseo's ridiculous game breaking powers, Kirito was able to use his abilities from all of his games to counter Haseo's scythe, great sword, and gun daggers. But alas, the guy could hold u... read feature

Gundam UC Part 3 photo
Gundam UC Part 3

Right Stuf launches a release date for Gundam UC Part 3


Three release dates down, one more to go.
Jul 31
If you don't mind owning Gundam Unicorn in standard definition, Right Stuf has revealed an actual date for Gundam Unicorn Part 3. The actual date for the next DVD set will be on the 5th of November.  I know I'm being del... read
Robot Girls Z photo
Robot Girls Z

Robot Girls Z is full of wonderful


More of this, please~
Jul 30
Speaking frankly, I'm not a mecha kid of guy. It's pretty hard to find me watching anything that has to do with mecha outside, say, Macross. Even then, I come for the music and stay for the action. Anyways, what I am is a gu... read
Gundam BF anime photo
Gundam BF anime

Brace for impact: Gundam Build Fighters is a thing


I'm hoping that it's another spin-off series.
Jul 01
The next Gundam series has been revealed during a live stream at Gundam BF’s Website, and let’s just say that it’s not going to make folks happy. Just like the Gunpla Builders OVA, Gundam Build Fighters foc... read
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FUNi gets Eva 3.0

Licensing Impact! FUNimation grabs Evangelion 3.0


Begin the rejoicing and raging!
Jun 11
It's no surprise that FUNimation's going to pick up Eva 3.0, and they have picked a fine occasion to do so. No, I'm not talking about E3, but I might as well be. Back to the main topic at hand, FUNi's announcement was meant t... read
Friday Night Fights photo
A clash of colossal whips.
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! A-ko was in the middle of charging at Samidare with her destructive speed, but the princess's reflex skills was able to pick up on her movements. With one punch powerful enough to wreck the entir... read feature

Lagrange Set One photo
Lagrange Set One

Ready to Launch! Viz reveals Lagrange's release date


Is anyone rejoicing?
Jun 04
Back when Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne aired in 2012, I was hoping that the series was going to be similar to Nadesico. Six episodes in, I decided to drop the series, since the show's premise failed to keep me int... read
Backlog: MS Gundam photo
Grand pappy Gundam
Like a lot of folk who buy anime, I have a bad habit of purchasing shows and not watching them. At this moment, I can turn around, look at my shelf and find at least two dozen shows that I haven't completed. Hell, some of th... read feature

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Will the Milky Way Galaxy survive this week's battle?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Shanoa was ready to use the Glypths that allowed her to defeat Dracula in Order of Ecclesia; however, Bayonetta has punched a being equivalent to God into the sun, so that makes her a stronger op... read feature

Robotech RPG Tactics photo
Robotech RPG Tactics

Robotech RPG Tactics is Fokker-ing awesome


Putting the battle on the table
May 16
Just recently I have starting getting into table top games pretty seriously. I play every Saturday and my local comic shop with a couple of friends and anyone else that shows up. It's a great time and pretty relaxin... read
Crossbone Gundam fan OP photo
Crossbone Gundam fan OP

YES: Crossbone Gundam gets a sweet new fan made opening


Please make a Crossbone Gundam anime, Sunrise.
May 14
Back in pretend college, a good friend of mine told me about a Universal Century Gundam manga known as Crossbone Gundam. Just as the title implies, the manga contains pirate themed Gundams. After I got the chance to dive int... read
Gundam UC DVD release  photo
Gundam UC DVD release

Colony drop: Right Stuf to distribute Gundam UC on DVD


Feast your eyes on a cheaper option for Gundam Unicorn.
May 14
It looks like the hope in the form of Gundam is still around in North America, since Right Stuf has signed up with Sunrise to release Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn on DVD. Long story short, the series is going to be re... read
Masoukishin 3 trailer  photo
Masoukishin 3 trailer

That was fast: Masoukishin 3 launches its first trailer


Welcome back to La Gias!
May 08
It's only been a few long hours since Masoukishin 3 was leaked in Famitsu, and Namco Bandai has already uploaded the first trailer for Super Robot Wars OG Saga Masoukishin III: Pride of Justice. Overall, the full bodied robo... read
Super Robot Wars OG photo
Super Robot Wars OG

Super Robot Wars OG: Masoukishin 3 coming to PS3/Vita


Time for some hot blooded mech action.
May 07
A leak from this week's Famitsu magazine has revealed that Namco Bandai will be releasing Masoukishin: Pride of Justice on August 22 for the PS3 and Vita. The second game in the Masoukishin saga, Revelation of Evil God, ... read






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