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Super Robot Wars BX

Super Robot War BX's first trailer fills our bodies with delicious courage


All part of a well-balanced diet
May 22
If there's one thing that the Super Robot Wars series does right with their trailers, it's that they tend to fill people's hearts with a huge surge of hot-blooded energy. In most cases, this high dosage of enthusiasm can res... read
Super Robot Wars BX

Prepare for takeoff: Super Robot Wars BX is now a thing


Our King of Braves has returned
May 20
It's been a month since 3rd Super Robot Wars Z Part 2 hit Japan and the next title has been revealed. Titled Super Robot Wars BX, this upcoming game's being made for the 3DS and it plans to improve on the features from Super ... read
Iconic Field

Aw, Snap: Iconic Field shows off Eva Mecha Designer's cool artwork


Sounds like a good time
May 08
Talk about an amazing turnaround, people. After the Japan Animator Expo project hit us with a remix and a making-of video, their 21st piece, "Iconic Field," graces our eyes with Ikuto Yamashita's (the Evangelion ser... read
A Good Try
In my mind, in the story I've built for myself for lack of genuine information, Gundam Build Fighters is The Little Gundam That Could, a show and concept that someone in the bowels of Bandai or Sunrise had to fight ... read feature

Fun, Isn't It?
Welcome to the latest installment of Annotated Anime, brought to you by the Church of GunplaBattology. In the header you can see the benefits being a Build Fighter™ can bring to your life. Our two latest recruits have g... read feature

Highballin'
Ah, whiskey and pocky: The snack of champions. Gunpla Battle champions, that is! With the latest installments of Build Fighters Try out of the way, the road has been paved to the finals, with the buildup handled by two of the better engagements in the series' run so far.  read feature

Two Fleet Girls, One Teacup
Kantai Collection has an identity crisis. It's trying to split the difference between a splashy, substance-free fan-service fiesta for existing fans of the game it's based on, a more sedate genre piece featuring girls be... read feature

Getting Ready To Rumble
It hasn't even been 24 hours since the last Build Fighters Try recap, but let's get this train going. After all, we've finally arrived at...THE NATIONALS. Let's fighting! read feature

Let's Get Amazing!
Another week, another installment of my third-best anime of 2014. But as a fitting Christmas Eve present (the episode went live on December 24th), we get to unwrap the lovely gift that is the timely arrival of Meijin Kawaguchi III, and his legendary Gunpla, the Amazing Red Warrior. read feature

Gundam

Animator Expo's Gundam Short will please your burning soul


MOEAGARE GANDAMU!
Dec 05
Right when I thought that Animator Expo was only dedicated to showcasing original anime shorts, the project's fifth piece ended up being a tribute to Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (Gundam's Character Designer and Animation Director) and... read
Gundam The Origin

Gundam the Origin's subbed trailer shows off blue-eyed Char


Deikun's baby blues!
Dec 04
In case you haven't gotten enough Char in your life from the last Gundam The Origin trailer, it's time to have some in a language you can understand! Yep, they've officially subtitled the first trailer in English, which... read
Build Fighters Try

Gundam Build Fighters Try's first opening gets an amazing 8-bit remix


Please set your Retro Base
Nov 14
As Gundam Build Fighters Try continues to impress us with its Solid Winning Streak, Studio Megaane has used his Retro Gunpla building skills to turn the show's opening into an 8-bit masterpiece. All in all, Megaane's ta... read
Gundam

Rejoice: Right Stuf to distribute more Gundam shows in North America


More Mobile Suits are heading your way
Oct 11
At long last, Right Stuf's deal with Sunrise has expanded outside of Gundam UC, as the company's been given the rights to release the original Gundam series in North America. On top of that, Right Stuf is distributing Gu... read
Daily Dose

A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays


From Earth to Iskandar
Sep 11
Time now for your blast from the past! It's Old School Thursdays! Today's dose contains some real history for your ears, as we've got the original theme from Space Battleship Yamato, the anime that started it all. Well, almo... read
Licensing

Licensing GET: Discotek grabs Shin Mazinger Z Impact


Discotek Media is on a roll
Jun 16
Today is a joyous day for Go Nagai and super robot anime fans everywhere. Discotek Media has announced on their Facebook page that they've licensed Shin Mazinger Z Impact (a.k.a. Shin Mazinger: Shogeki Z-Hen!). As a pers... read
Longest gattai sequence ever
I secretly loved Star Driver. The ridiculously over-the-top posing, flashiness, strange imagery, and the beautiful animation; it all came together to make for an entertaining whirlwind of confusion and glee. That shouldn't co... read feature

Anime

Aldnoah.Zero reveals new trailer, images and staff!


The era of orange mechs starts this summer.
Mar 26
Acclaimed Fate/zero director Ei Aoki and the show's writer Gen Urobuchi are teaming up once again, this time for the original mecha series Aldnoa.Zero, slated for this July. At AnimeJapan this past weekend, anticipating anim... read
Anime

Finally! Fafner: Exodus' first trailer has launched


The war against the Festum resumes next year
Dec 28
At long last, Xebec has launched its first trailer for Fafner: Dead Aggressor: Exodus! Personally, I was a bit disappointed that we didn't to see any of the Fafner units in action. On the bright side, we get to see Kazu... read
DARPA Robot

Japanese robot wins DARPA challenge, is anime reference


These guys must like PatLabor
Dec 26
Robots are great. A lot of folks would agree with me, including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the institution doing all manner of top-secret, top-awesome projects for the government. Another thing th... read
Eva 3.33 Dub Trailer

Pirate Asuka is dubbed in a new Evangelion 3.33 trailer


This trailer is (not) bad.
Nov 30
Ahoy me hearties! Ready to see Captain Asuka take this battle into space? No problem at all, as Manga UK have released a new trailer featuring the English dub cast for Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo. There's still a lit... read
The stakes have been raised!
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Due to his lack of experience with fighting opponents outside of the Akuma and Noah Clan, Allen Walker wasn't GAR enough to go up against Kazuma the Shell Bullet. All it took was one Shocking Fir... read feature

Bubblegum Crisis

AnimEigo aiming to Kickstart Bubblegum Crisis Blu-Ray


YES!!!
Oct 29
Fans of 80's anime and powersuits are sure to be familiar with Bubblegum Crisis, the show about a group of mercs called the Knight Sabers fighting robotic threats. A few years ago, the original eight-episode OVA got a gorgeou... read
Vidya

Mechs and sakura blossoms, new Titanfall trailer


It's as if they know how to capture this Otaku's heart
Oct 22
I always find myself hesitant to write about first-person shooters on this site, especially ones developed by western studios. Not because I don't play them, because admittedly I do, but because they simply fail to appeal to... read
A marriage of robots & boobs
The robot genre has changed in many ways over the years. For one thing, the stories have become more complicated, incorporating social commentary in an effort to appeal to wider audiences beyond children who are impressed wit... read feature

Watch out for flying mechanical parts.
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Mr. Satan may be easy to trick sometimes, but he was lucky enough to pick up on Don Kanonji's tricks. Seeing how he's one of the strongest humans without Ki on the planet, Don falls victim to his... read feature

Can the wrath of Asura overcome Gurren Lagann's spiral energy?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Well, Crono tried to alter the course of time to gain the upper hand, but Zoro's endurance couldn't handle the combined strikes of Guts and Saber. While Saber was facing some teamwork issues with... read feature

Live action Patlabor

Official Ingram photos for live action Patlabor project


And it's so very, very awesome
Aug 14
I have a confession to make. I watched the Patlabor TV anime for the first time this past June. It's one of those classics I'd heard so much about, but never had the time to get around to. Needless to say, it's a fantast... read
Masoukishin III trailer 2

Masoukishin 3's 2nd trailer is an overdose of goodness


Can your body handle nine minutes of hotblooded magical robot action?
Aug 05
It's August and you know what that means, people! The time for the third installment in the Masoukishin series to come out in Japan is almost here, which means that we're in for another trailer that's chock full of giant rob... read
Gundam ZZ on Daisuki.net

It's not anime! Gundam ZZ is now streaming on Daisuki.net


Daisuki.net has tapped into more of their Newtype powers!
Aug 05
It's been known for a while that Daisuki had plans to stream Gundam ZZ, since they revealed their announcement at Anime Expo 2013. With the being said, the first ten episodes of the Gundam series that supposedly claims to not... read
Patlabor life-size

HyperTechnology: Life-size Patlabor built for live-action


CG? What CG?
Aug 05
Oh, WOW. This news pretty much made my week, and it's only Monday! Eagle-eyed fans in Yokohama have spotted what looks like a life-size model of a Patlabor mecha, likely to be used for the upcoming live-action film adapt... read
Can Dangaioh overcome the Colossal Blade?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Despite Haseo's ridiculous game breaking powers, Kirito was able to use his abilities from all of his games to counter Haseo's scythe, great sword, and gun daggers. But alas, the guy could hold u... read feature

Gundam UC Part 3

Right Stuf launches a release date for Gundam UC Part 3


Three release dates down, one more to go.
Jul 31
If you don't mind owning Gundam Unicorn in standard definition, Right Stuf has revealed an actual date for Gundam Unicorn Part 3. The actual date for the next DVD set will be on the 5th of November.  I know I'm being del... read






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