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7:00 PM on 01.17.2014

Rock the Charts for the Week of 1/17

With the new year well under way, we've got some fresh music from AKB48 star Misaki Iwasa topping this week's charts, with the cast of Kuroko no Basketball following up shortly thereafter. Who says industry-manufactured pop i...

Brad Rice

7:00 PM on 01.16.2014

Jiji gets computerized

Who else is super excited for the live-action Kiki's Delivery Service film? We've been keeping you updated since it was first announced. However, I think this is by far the coolest thing I've heard about the film since the be...

Amber Hunt

11:00 PM on 01.15.2014

Whew, I guess there's no new Tekken movie after all

I think we just dodged a bullet, friends. The rumor burning up the internet about a new Tekken live-action movie was mistaken. It seems that actor Kane Kosugi, who was pegged to star in the rumored movie (given the title Tekk...

Josh Tolentino

7:00 PM on 01.13.2014

Live action Patlabor project to feature working mecha

You might remember Suidobashi Heavy Industry's KURATAS that hit WonFes back in 2012. The robot blazed around the Internet, catching lots of peoples' eyes -- when Suidobashi started taking orders for the mech, it nabbed over 3...

Brad Rice

4:00 PM on 01.13.2014

Third Madoka film to have English subs in Japan

Are you getting Madoka withdrawal symptoms? Want something to cure that itch? Well, assuming you've got some money to play with, you could consider putting in a pre-order for the Japanese release of the third movie, Pue...

Chris Walden





1:00 PM on 01.13.2014

New Tekken movie to be inflicted on world

As if one terrible movie wasn't enough, it looks like we'll be getting more of that Tekken mythos being put to celluloid. Yep, according to Japan's Cinema Today, a Tekken prequel is being worked on. Starring Kane Kosugi, from...

Pedro Cortes

10:00 AM on 01.12.2014

Rock the Charts for the Week of 1/10

Are you ready for some Golden Bomber? Their new single "101st Curse" debuts this week, and skyrockets to the top of the Oricon charts. Visual kei cannot be stopped. Elsewhere on the Oricon charts, the Christmas music scene dr...

Brad Rice

3:30 PM on 01.06.2014

Our first real look at Hollywood's adaption of Kite

Hollywood's upcoming live-action adaption of Yasuomi Umetsu's anime cult-classic Kite has been in development for years. Thanks to this new trailer, we're finally getting our first real look at the film, and i...

Tim Sheehy

11:57 PM on 01.04.2014

Cooler Japan: Japanese gov't opening new anime channel

I'm hardly in a position to say whether Japan's culture export-focused "soft power" initiative, dubbed "Cool Japan" is successful, but whatever you think of it, it's good news to see that they're still rolling along with it. ...

Josh Tolentino

10:00 AM on 12.27.2013

Toonami's last movie of December

Well ladies and gents, the time has come to make an announcement about Toonami's final movie of December. For nearly the past 2 months I have kept you all updated, and this Saturday will be the last movie.  They started ...

Amber Hunt

8:00 PM on 12.26.2013

An American take on Boys Over Flowers

So I'm a little obsessed with drama, typical for a girl right? I was a big fan of the British show Skins, and then later found myself in love with Boys Over Flowers. If I could describe to you how much I adore it, I woul...

Amber Hunt

1:00 PM on 12.21.2013

Dinosaurs run wild in Kyoryuger vs Go-Busters' trailer

I may be stating the obvious here, but it's not everyday that we get to see three dinosaur-themed Sentai teams in one film. In fact, you could say that Kyoryuger vs Go-Busters completes the Tri-force of Dinosaurs, since we h...

Salvador GRodiles