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Jul 01 // Red Veron

OP Up! Love is Love Edition

Being able to love the one you love is great and here at Japanator, we support that. I mean, if you want to spend the rest of your life with someone you love, you should have that choice to do it. So this week's OP Up! is all...
Jun 27 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Military Edition

This weekend's Week Ender is all about military-related anime endings! Seems like I forgot a fan-favorite, Jormungand, which needs to be on here. So rejoice that your favorite loco arms dealer gets some loving this weekend.No...
Jun 26 // Red Veron

Love Live!! Movie US theater listings are here!

Your favorite pop idol waifus from the anime Love Live!! μ's (pronounced 'Muse') arrive at theaters across the US this September and we now have dates for the showings. So what is Love Live!!? Love Live!! is mixed media fr...
Jun 25 // Red Veron

New Charlotte trailer is here to change your destiny

It has been five years since the anime Angel Beats!! hit the airwaves and reduced many grown men like myself to tears with all the feelings of sadness. Now the people behind that Angel Beats!! have now reunited to bring us an...
Jun 24 // Red Veron

OP Up! Military Edition

This week's selection of anime openings for OP Up! is all about military themed anime. The military has been a theme ripe for action and anime has always found it to be a good source of great entertainment. From the military ...
Jun 20 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Foodie Edition

The weekend is here again and I'm sure y'all have been salivating since last wednesday's OP Up! Foodie openings. So here are some anime endings from anime about food and food products. So much like a hungry customer at a rest...
Jun 17 // Red Veron

OP Up! Foodie Edition

Who doesn't love food? Food is a universal thing that people love and anime has tackled the subject of food for a long time. From cooking food to appreciating food, anime has done it all, and even more when you check out this week's selection of openings. Enjoy!Did I not feature your favorite anime about food? PLEASE SHARE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW! I want to know!
Jun 13 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Making Music Edition

This weekend's Week Ender features anime endings from anime about making that sweet music with all them musical instruments. Anime is a great medium to feature music with sound and visuals combining to make great viewing expe...
Jun 10 // Red Veron

OP Up! Making Music Edition

This week's OP Up! is all about them bass. Well, not exactly but it features anime openings that have musical instruments and the people who make that music. Anime, being a visual and auditory medium, definitely adds to a sto...
Jun 07 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Workplace Edition

This week's theme for Week Ender is all about anime that are in a workplace setting. The openings in this week's OP Up featured a more lively tune while this week's endings in Week Ender have more of a chill vibe.Please enjoy...
Jun 05 // Red Veron

Feast your your eyes on Donuts in Anime on Nat'l Donuts Day

Today is National Donuts day in the United States of America and of course a country known for eating too much would have a day celebrating a fried sugary pastry. However, the love for donuts (or Doughnuts) transcends nationa...
Jun 03 // Red Veron

OP Up! Workplace Edition

When I'm not watching anime about magical girls or giant robots, I like to watch slice-of-life anime featuring seemingly normal people get into comedic situations. A subset of these slice-of-life anime just happen to be set i...
May 30 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Magical Girl Edition

The recent resurgence of the Magical Girl genre in popularity has brought us many entries in the genre and even the remake of one of the great magical girl anime, Sailor Moon. While not many can compare to the great Sailor Mo...
May 27 // Red Veron

OP Up! Magical Girl Edition

The magical girl genre has been around for decades and has experienced a bit of a renaissance as of late. It has now reached a wider audience with targeting audiences outside of young girls with different shows adding in diff...
May 23 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Fantasy Twist Edition

This week's Week Ender is about those fantasy anime with a bit of a twist to them. Fantasy fiction has always had outlandish and strange elements native to it but it's quite common to see a different take on the genre to brea...
May 20 // Red Veron

OP Up! - Fantasy Twist Edition

So the new hot thing in popular fiction in Japan is taking the traditional same old stuff and putting a new spin to it. This new surge is quite prevalent in the fantasy genre, with injecting new life into stories with themes ...
May 16 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Cry Edition

If this week's OP Up! openings stir up emotions of sadness in you, then this week's endings on Week Ender will be sure to make you feel even more of those feelings. Endings do have more impact than openings since they're the ...
May 15 // Red Veron

Feel emotions again with Your Lie in April OVA

I know many of you are still trying to get over the ending Your Lie in April and the wound still fresh in your hearts, why don't take a look at a more simpler time? News of a 23rd anime episode just hit and instead of an epil...
May 13 // Red Veron

Japanator LIVE - Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

Tonight, I'll be playing a couple of hours of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. I haven't been able to play much of this title since launch and I'll be starting from the beginning. So join us tonight for some magical teens in military school fantasy tonight!Stream starts at 11PM Central. Our Twitch site is: http://www.twitch.tv/japanator
May 13 // Red Veron

OP Up! Cry Edition

Anime is a powerful medium that uses visuals and sounds that can evoke many feelings and some of those feelings can get you a little choked up. Whether it be the music or the characters in an anime, we associate many feelings...
May 13 // Red Veron

Impressions: Yamada-Kun and the Seven Witches

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches is the latest work from manga author Miki Yoshikawa, whose previous popular work was Yankee-kun and Megane-chan (Known in some territories as Punk Flunk Rumble), a comedy about a delinquent g...
May 09 // Red Veron

Japanator Live - PT: Silent Hills Edition

Watch me, Red Veron, certified scaredy cat when it comes to horror games. Heck, even the tension in certain scary themed video games can drive me away. The news of the removal of P.T., or the secret "Playable Teaser" for the...
May 09 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Sports Edition

More anime sports stuff come your way with this weekend's Week Ender! Sports anime and manga have been around for decades, the stuff you see in today's stuff are built upon decades of refinement and tradition. Using contempor...
May 07 // Red Veron

OP Up! Sports Edition

So there was a big boxing event last weekend and people are upset because a Filipino congressman lost at boxing. This made me think of sports anime and how I haven't made an OP Up! about sports anime yet.So this week's late e...
May 02 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Bleach Edition

Bleach was featured in this week's OP Up because of its many awesome openings and the same amazing quality is also present in the endings. Bleach has about 30 endings(!) and most are really good, so we're gonna feature small ...
Apr 29 // Red Veron

OP Up! Bleach Edition

Bleach has always been one those anime that had really great opening and ending sequences with great music with visuals that amaze when it gets creative. I was always impressed by the openings and often looked forward to the ...
Apr 29 // Red Veron

Celebrate Golden Week with great discounts on PSN!

It's Golden Week once again and the Playstation Network is here again with some discounts on Japan-inspired games and movies! I've been waiting for these games for a few of these games to go on sale since I love Japanese game...
Apr 25 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Spring 2005 Edition

I just realized that it's been ten years since Honey and Clover aired, one of my all-time favorite anime ever. It had beautiful art, a good story with relate-able characters, and an amazing soundtrack. That got me thinking ab...
Apr 24 // Red Veron

Love Live Movie goes international in new trailer

We finally get a new trailer for the upcoming Love Live! School Idol MOVIE, which is a feature length film featuring the next (and final) adventure of the franchise's lead idol group, μ's. Love Live! is this crazy multimedia franchise that has garnered quite a following around the world with the music, anime, merchandise, and that really fun music rhythm game on mobile devices.
Apr 22 // Red Veron

OP Up! Super Hero Edition

Superhero movie season is upon us now and everybody's getting excited to see people in colorful costumes doing cool action moves. So it should perfect for me to give y'all a nice selection of openings from anime that feature superheroes.Got any favorite super hero anime and super hero anime openings? SHARE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW!  
Apr 19 // Red Veron

Week Ender - Winter 2015 Edition

Winter season may be over but some of the endings from last season's shows still echo in my mind, making me miss those shows that have been over. Let's take a look at some of last season's nice endings.Which one are your favorites? SHARE WITH US IN THE COMMENTS BELOW!      
Apr 15 // Red Veron

OP Up! - Winter 2015 Edition

Last season had some really great shows and a few surprises even though the lineup didn't seem that strong. Since we just started a new season, I'm back with some openings for this week's OP Up! with a few that I thought were pretty good.Which one is your favorite from last season? TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS BELOW!
Apr 15 // Red Veron

Japanator LIVE - Watch Red be a total noob at Bloodborne

For the first time, Red is going to play Bloodborne and he is going to be horrible at it because he is a total noob that is afraid of everything and hates stressful games. Red is also going to get drunk off some strong beer....
Apr 10 // Red Veron

WTF Friday: SHOCKER

Yes, that is a certain German Fuhrer crossed with a Starfish monster.
Apr 10 // Red Veron

See more Anime Matsuri cosplay from RealTDragon

Anime Matsuri was last weekend and I saw some great cosplay at the annual convention in the heart of Houston, Texas. I ran into RealTDragon there who happens to read Japanator and make a lot of awesome cosplay-related videos ...
Apr 07 // Red Veron

Anime Matsuri 2015 Cosplay Gallery 2 of 2

[Let's hang out and chat about Anime Matsuri tonight at 10PM Central! We have prizes to give out!]Here is the second batch of cosplay photos for you to enjoy! I apologize for the giant spread picture of Kaori from Your Lie in...
Apr 06 // Red Veron

Anime Matsuri 2015 Cosplay Gallery 1 of 2

[Let's Chat about Anime Matsuri on our stream at 10PM Central on April 7]Part 2 of 2 Anime Matsuri Cosplay GalleryJapanator was back at Anime Matsuri, Houston's best anime convention this past Easter weekend and we've got pic...
Apr 03 // Red Veron

Japanator will be at Anime Matsuri 2015 this weekend!

Japanator is going to be at this year's Anime Matsuri convention in Houston, Texas this weekend! I'm gonna be there and taking pictures of y'alls wonderful cosplay so if you see this handsome gentleman (picture in the gallery) with the genderbent male Akemi Homura cosplay wearing the white jacket and bow that lights up, say hello!
Mar 29 // Red Veron

Watch Japanator Stream some Japanese games

Watch me play Samurai Warriors 4 on the Playstation 4 tonight at 9PM Central DST via Twitch. It won't be on the usual Japanator Twitch account (which will broadcast all Japanator streams in the future) but will be on my tempo...

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