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Annotated Anime: Kill la Kill Episode 03 photo
Annotated Anime: Kill la Kill Episode 03
by Elliot Gay

Kill la Kill's third episode is about as climactic as anime can get without outright ending a series. It's a packed 24 minutes that devotes a majority of its run time to a large scale battle between the two leads, stopping only briefly to deliver some back story and other bits of exposition. 

Imaishi and his team also end up coming to a conclusion of what I thought would be a long running theme of the show. There's a lot to talk about here (and many folks have), so I'm going to try and keep things sweet and to the point.

Let's boogie.

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1:00 PM on 10.06.2013

Sword Art Online TV special get a date and a synopsis

You probably thought I'd never write about the anime adaptation of Sword Art Online ever again. You were wrong. The time and date have been revealed for the upcoming Sword Art Online: Extra Edition TV special. It'll be airing...

Elliot Gay

9:00 AM on 10.06.2013

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment announced for the Vita

It should come as no surprise that Namco Bandai is eager to produce a follow up to its PSP Sword Art Online game. The release sold exceptionally well on a platform that is essentially dead, and it makes sense that they would...

Elliot Gay

9:00 AM on 10.03.2013

Kill la Kill Instagram filled with awesome rough sketches

It's impressive how much TRIGGER and Aniplex have been pushing their brand new show, Kill la Kill. I don't just mean in Japan either; they've done a remarkable job of giving English speaking fans stuff to enjoy in the lead up...

Elliot Gay

11:33 AM on 10.02.2013

Kill la Kill USA Official Website launches

I'm perhaps unreasonably hyped for Trigger's first original TV anime, Kill la Kill. My love for their OVA Little Witch Academia knows no bounds, and the projects that the core staff worked on prior to creating Trigger are all...

Elliot Gay



Japanator Unboxes: Gurren Lagann DVD box set photo
Japanator Unboxes: Gurren Lagann DVD box set
by Pedro Cortes

Some time back, you may remember that Aniplex rescued Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann from the depths of license limbo. This meant two things: the release will come with a bunch of extra stuff and it will be pricey. Based off Sal's post, both of those assertions were correct. Both the DVD and Blu-ray versions came with a lot of bonuses and both cost an arm and a leg. That meant that a good amount of people weren't going to get a chance to see all these bonuses.

Lucky for ya'll, I got my hands on Aniplex's DVD release. Being a huge fan of Gurren Lagann, I couldn't just keep this to myself. I decided to open that sucker up and show you what's inside Enjoy the unboxing!

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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 GRodiles



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 GRodiles

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 GRodiles





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 GRodiles