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Tiger & Bunny overall BD sales weren't too shabby!


Feb 02
Apparently people here in Japan liked some show about a tiger and a bunny. I'm still not entirely sure why anime fans would go for that kind of thing, but I can't deny that the idea of seeing an adorable little bunny getting ... read
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[New Year's is a time of reflection, when one should take a look back and think about life, love, and, most importantly, the Japanese cartoons we've watched. To that end, we've gone and picked our favorite series of the year,... read feature

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All the Super Sentai heros and Kamen Riders join forces


Dec 06
Tokusatsu fans, prepare to weep tears of joy. Every single hero from the long runs of Super Sentai and Kamen Rider are about to team up in a movie of epic proportions. Premiering in Japan during 2012's Golden Week (April 29-M... read
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Congratulations Minoru Shiraishi!


Nov 14
According to 0takomu, the legend himself Minoru Shiriashi has confirmed that he has married a lovely lady. How lovely? Well, we can only speculate, as he has yet to reveal her identity. As weird as that sounds it's pretty com... read
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Go go Power Rangers MMOG!


Nov 08
I remember watching the very first Power Rangers series on TV when I was a kid, and having my mind melt into a puddle of awesomeness every week. Fond memories, despite the whole melting thing. You can imagine then that the id... read
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2011's Gokaiger sentai is also clever industry commentary


Dec 27
Did you know that it's been almost 35 years since Japan invented the Super Sentai franchise (known to foreigners as the Power Rangers)? Thirty-five years. America extricated itself from Vietnam, Jimmy Hoffa went missing, and ... read
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Japan's Garo - Red Requiem shoots for Avatar-style 3D


Sep 22
3D movies are becoming big business in America, especially after Avatar raked in a kajillion dollars at the box office. While much can be argued about the merits of adding 3D to films in regards to actual cinematic importance... read
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Sexy Hugh Jackman tours Tokyo, eats sushi, is made an example of by the police


Sep 10
X-Men Origins: Wolverine is old news to most viewers, but it's only just entered cinemas in Japan. That's a great thing, because it gives me a reason to put up pictures of one of the world's sexiest people, Hugh Jackman.He ... read
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Japanese to give Batman an anime makeover


Dec 09
We have some big news that is going down in the American comic book industry this week, but not just any random news, news that has to do with Japan as well (this is Japanator after all). Let’s cut to the chase, Studi... read
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Weekend Japanatainment, Go Rangers edition! [Edit: Now with two new episodes]


Dec 09
Do you really think being a Power Ranger is so easy, so simple? Do you have any idea how hard it is to actually come up with a concept, uniforms, and all that jazz? We take it for granted, expecting the rangers to be perfec... read






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