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10:00 PM on 09.28.2013

Aniplex to release Blue Exorcist The Movie on Blu-ray

Aniplex have just announced that Blue Exorcist The Movie is not only coming to home video, but you'll be able to enjoy it in glorious Blu-ray format if you choose to buy the limited box set edition. It includes the film in bo...

Kristina Pino

10:00 PM on 09.03.2013

More Contracts! A new character joins Madoka's third film

It looks like I missed Kyubey's memo earlier during the day, but that doesn't mean that this is going to be huge! So what's this big event that's been getting me intrigued? Well, Madoka Magica the Movie III: Rebellion will be...

Salvador G Rodiles



First Impressions: Servant x Service photo
First Impressions: Servant x Service
by Jeff Chuang

At first glance, Servant x Service feels just like Working or Wagnaria, whichever you prefer. The diner comedy sports the same comedic timing common to 4koma adaptations, the same array of odd characters, and the same otaku-friendly trapping. Servant x Service simply copies the template and applies it to a Sapporo-based government office where instead of diners, the customers line up to get their divorce, marriage, insurance or birth papers.

That said, Wagnaria was well-received. Can we say the same thing about the sort of comedy that doesn't involve sundae or androphobia? Which joke in Servant x Service will get old first? Click on, friends, click on.

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7:00 PM on 07.08.2013

YES! Madoka Movie 3 gets a US, CAN, and France showing

Kyubey has made his verdict at Japan Expo 2013, and Madoka Magica the Movie III: Rebellion will be shown in the United States, Canada, and France! In other words, you can thank good old Sal for offering his soul to Kyubey to ...

Salvador G Rodiles

6:00 PM on 07.03.2013

Simulcast GET! Crunchyroll grabs Monogatari S2 and more

I have a feeling that Crunchyroll has developed a new fetish for the summer season, since magical girls, dolls, and airsoft guns are joining their summer lineup. With that being said, Rozen Maiden Zuruckspulen and F...

Salvador G Rodiles

2:30 PM on 07.03.2013

Streaming GET! Daisuki.net adds DBZ, One Piece, and more

I'm not sure what the hold up was with Toei in the past, but Daisuki.net has assured us that Dragonball Z and One Piece have finally landed on Daisuki's turf. As they say, better late than never. Hopefully, this is a sign tha...

Salvador G Rodiles

4:30 PM on 06.22.2013

Brush your Teeth! Daisuki.net to simulcast Monogatari S2

This is going to make me into a big target, but I could never get into the Monogatari series. However, I will admit I did enjoy the relationship between Araragi and Hitagi, along with the fact that Karen made a reference to D...

Salvador G Rodiles

4:00 PM on 06.18.2013

OreImo 2's last episodes to be streamed worldwide

Oh that greedy imouto! We're already approaching the end of OreImo 2's TV run, but in true "modern anime industry" fashion, there are to be several more episodes intended to round the story out at a sweet sixteen outings...

Josh Tolentino

2:00 PM on 06.14.2013

Toothbrush time! Aniplex licenses Monogatari S2, Nekokuro

Rejoice, fans of licensing acquisitions, for another one of those has happened! In a move that's sure to delight fans of the Monogatari franchise, Aniplex of America has announced their pickup of the latest two Monogata...

Josh Tolentino



GYO: Tokyo Fish Attack! doesn't need any extra wasabi photo
GYO: Tokyo Fish Attack! doesn't need any extra wasabi
by Hiroko Yamamura

The television and theatres are overrun with zombie movies nowadays. You just can't avoid 'em. Cities infested with the evil walking dead. How about a film with some evil walking fish?

You might not look at your sushi the same after you check out the new trailer for GYO: Tokyo Fish Attack! The film is headed to DVD on July 9th, and will be released by our friends over at Aniplex of America. You can pick it up the ufotable anime for $37.95, probably what you would have spent on a nice sushi dinner, which you will probably be skipping after watching this.

 

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8:01 PM on 05.28.2013

NA Sword Art Online BD/DVD preorders open up

It's no secret that I didn't quite enjoy Sword Art Online. I know quite a few of you did however, so here I am with some good news. Preorders have officially opened for Aniplex's release of Sword Art Online on BD/DVD. You can...

Elliot Gay







Review: Mikunopolis in Los Angeles  photo
Review: Mikunopolis in Los Angeles
by Pedro Cortes

The best concert films go out of their way to replicate the experience of actually attending the filmed event. While nothing will ever nail what it was like to hear the pounding speakers and experience an event with hundreds of people, you can get close with good editing and sound design. It also helps when you have a performer that's able to nail every aspect of their performance and keep their crowd pump up the entire time.

So what happens when you host a concert featuring the most popular virtual idol since Sharon Apple on stage with a dozen or so live musicians in front of a crowd full of otaku? Well, you have yourself a pretty good concert flick for , that's what. Hit the jump to find out more!

 

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