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5:00 PM on 01.31.2014

Rock the Charts for the Week of 1/31

Once again, The Eternal Zero is showing little signs of stopping its domination of the Japanese box office. Japan has a habit of latching on to a film and keeping it in the #1 spot for 10 weeks or so, shrugging off all other ...

Brad Rice

4:00 PM on 01.31.2014

Does Miyazaki dislike anime fans?

There is so much going on for Hayao Miyzaki right now. It was recently his birthday, he's making his last film, and he's retiring. He's a mastermind, really. No one can argue with that after seeing his films and following alo...

Amber Hunt

11:00 AM on 01.27.2014

Come meet the Kyoryugers of 100 years in the future

We do still have a few weeks of dinosaur-related sentai action, but if the conclusion to the story and a few movies don't seem like enough content for you, why not get excited for the upcoming special? Set 100 years after th...

Chris Walden

2:00 PM on 01.25.2014

Get freaked out by even more live-action Titans

Mr. Josh Totman showed you guys the behind the scenes video of the Attack on Titan commercial! Pretty cool, right? Judging by that video, and this one, I can tell the film is going to be amazing! I'm really, really excited f...

Amber Hunt

6:00 PM on 01.24.2014

Rock the Charts for the Week of 1/24

Finally, the Attack on Titan craze is subsiding, at least as far as the New York Times' Bestsellers list shows. Now we've got Naruto and Yu-Gi-Oh! sitting amongst the top of the bestsellers list once again. It's good to see s...

Brad Rice





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