Speed Racer

Speed Racer's rights return to Tatsunoko

Licensing lawsuit finally settled.
Jan 04
Briefly: Tatsunoko has gotten back the licensing rights to their beloved anime series, Speed Racer (aka Mach Go Go Go). For a while the rights were tied up in the court system as Speed Racer Enterprises, the company set up by... read
Gatchaman Crowds S2

Gatchaman Crowds season 2 confirmed

Gatcha, Gatcha Gatcha Gatchaman~
Oct 26
As far as I'm concerned, Tatsunoko's Gatchaman Crowds was the surprise of last season. I was on the fence after seeing the character designs, but I'm really glad I gave it a fair shot. The characters are a blast, and the over... read
Gatchaman returns with a fresh new face
Deep breath time. The anime I've been fearing all year is finally here. A lot has changed in the world since the original Science Ninja Team Gatchaman hit the airwaves back in 1972. Perhaps that's why people (including myself... read feature

Gatchaman Crowds

Gatchaman joins the Crunchyroll Crowd this Friday

The anticipation is extreme!
Jul 10
The Gatchaman news just keeps coming! After revealing some information on the Super Science Ninja Team's suits and powers, Crunchyroll has announced their simulcast plans. Ready for the long wait? Since I'm sure you already g... read
Gatchaman Crowds

Do you want to still be part of this Gatchaman Crowd?

What do you think?
Jul 09
I just don't know what to think here. The official Gatchaman Crowds website has finally taken off the veil on Gatchaman information we've all been waiting for. Yeah... it's um, different. The original Gatchaman theme song is ... read

AX '13: Sentai and Tatsunoko make friendly, nabs 11 shows

Also licenses Stella Womens Academy, High School Division Class C3
Jul 05
One of the big splashes Sentai Filmworks made at its AX panel earlier today was the announcement that it's worked out a licensing deal with Tatsunoko productions to bring a portion of their library over to the US in some form... read
Di Gi Charat & Gatchaman

License Reminder! Sentai gets Di Gi Charat and Gatchaman

Will Sentai's release of Gatchaman do good?
Jun 25
Actually, Sentai has already talked about their plans for both shows already at their panel during Anime Boston 2013. However, they decided to make their announcement more official by reminding us in a more professional ... read
Will Tylor's luck prevail against the Yamato Cannon?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Toriko was at an advantage with his strength that's capable of destroying mountains, but Sanji wasn't going to give up that easily. Despite, Sanji's refusal to use his hands in combat, his master... read feature

Gatchaman Crowds

There's a familiar face in this Gatchaman Crowd

My favorite villain!
Jun 12
Some more art work has been released from the upcoming Super Science Ninja Team Gatchaman remake. Just when I said I was happy to see little evidence of the previous shows in the new Gatchaman Crowds, a very familiar face... ... read
Hero Company Vol. 3 promo

Hero Company's promo makes you wish that it was an anime

Oh wait, it's not an anime?
Jun 03
For a second, I thought that we are about to see a new trailer for an upcoming Tatsunoko series. But alas, this trailer is only a commercial for the June 5th release of the third volume of Hero Company, an ongoing manga that... read
Go Nagai vs Shinbo. Go!
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! It looks like I made a grave mistake in pitting Dix-Neuf against Ideon. Even with Dix-Neuf's ability to slam planets into Ideon, there was no way for the machine to dodge Ideon's Black Hole Canno... read feature

Daily Dose

A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

Yellow has a sexy voice!
Mar 21
Today we take a trip all the way back to 1983, and visit Tatsunoko's often overlooked series, Genesis Climber Mospeada. Most remember the series in its reworked and translated Harmony Gold version, Robotech: The Ne... read

A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

Way back
Dec 21
For this week's Old School Thursday, we're going waaaay back. All the way back to the ground breaking 1972 anime classic, Science Ninja Team Gatchaman. The show was aired in the states under the titles, Battle of The Planets... read

Anime Sols to stream anime in a whole new way in 2013

Kickstarting and streaming come together at last.
Nov 07
Now this is something that I would love to get behind, since Anime Sols is going to not only going to stream anime titles, but they are also giving users the power to donate money to help their favorite titles get a... read

Speed Racer director works on Tatsunoko's new project!

Mar 22
A few weeks back, Tatsunoko announced that they wanted to do a new anime project to celebrate their 50th birthday. Director of Speed Racer Hiroshi Sasagawa will be directing the new series known as Devander, which features a ... read

Tatsunoko turns 50, celebrates with new project

Feb 27
Tatsunoko Production is turning 50 years old, making it one of the oldest anime studios in Japan. They were founded on October 19, 1962 and has been putting out anime almost every year since 1965. In 2005, they released Karas... read

Gintama and Sket Dance worlds collide for anime specials!

Sep 05
Those of you that read Shonen Jump will know that back in April both Gintama and Sket Dance had special crossover chapters, a little like the Toriko and One Piece special we saw earlier this year. Well, these chapters are abo... read

Anime on Demand to simulcast [C] for the UK

Apr 20
[C]: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control, the new series by Tatsunoko, has a long and confusing name. I don't know if this is the standard yet, but how about we just stick with [C]? It rolls off the tongue a lot easier,... read

Learn the secrets of Japan's economy in these [C] promos

Mar 10
And we mean secret secrets, not that pansy-ass medieval wolf-goddess stuff Lawrence deals with in Spice and Wolf. We're talking freakonomics. Well, you won't learn them from the promo per se, but from [C] The Money of Soul an... read

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