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Huzzah: Hurricane Polymar changes into a live-action movie

Well, people: It looks like the 1974 Tatsunoko anime, Hurricane Polymar, is getting the live-action movie treatment. While this news might make many fans of the original series concerned, there's a chance that it could make up for the ...

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Rejoice: Viz Media to release a new Amano art book next week

There's something nice about companies releasing art books that feature an artist's older pieces. Not only do you get the chance to see how the person's work has evolved, but it also gives people the chance to see that creator's classic pie...

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Review: Gatchaman Crowds Insight

Whenever an old property gets reinvented, many folks tend to be concerned over the changes that the title goes through. In some cases, it can be a bad thing; however, a new take on a classic could act as a great way to appeal to both v...

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Speed Racer's rights return to Tatsunoko

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 James Rocknows...

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Gatchaman Crowds season 2 confirmed

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 overall feel of the...

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First Impressions: Gatchaman Crowds

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) have held suc...

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Gatchaman joins the Crunchyroll Crowd this Friday

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 got your popcorn...

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

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 not going throu...


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

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 and fashion. S...

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License Reminder! Sentai gets Di Gi Charat and Gatchaman

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 manner. On the ...

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Friday Night Fights: Yamato vs Soyokaze

*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 mastery over his kick...

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There's a familiar face in this Gatchaman Crowd

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... errr name, make...

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

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 makes me think...

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Friday Night Fights: Devilman vs the Soul Taker

*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 Cannon. As Dix-Neuf ...

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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

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 New Generation. T...


A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

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, G-Force, as w...


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

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 home release, ...


Speed Racer director works on Tatsunoko's new project!

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 hero in a super...


Tatsunoko turns 50, celebrates with new project

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 to celebrate t...


Gintama and Sket Dance worlds collide for anime specials!

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 about to be animat...


Anime on Demand to simulcast [C] for the UK

[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, and I can actu...


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

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 and Possibility C...


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