The crossover between people who workout and watch anime is pretty high these days, so much so that it isn't uncommon to see gym selfies with anime shirts across social media. Now another work by the author of Kengan Ashura aims to get people interested in weightlifting using what else, but cute high school girls.
During this past weekend's Anime Los Angeles convention in Ontario, California police arrested Matthew Masumi Toyotome of Riverside California on suspicion of arson. Hit the jump for the full story
After first being outed by errant retailer solicitations in November, Shout Factory has officially announced the imminent and long-awaited home video re-release of one of the most striking and intense Japanese animated films in Perfect Blue. Hit the jump for the details.
After nearly a decade out of print and out of sight from current anime fandom, Netflix has achieved what was once thought impossible: Make the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series available again. Hit the jump on the first details of the acquisition.
Warner Bros. and Kodansha have signed a deal that will see the famed movie studio handle a Hollywood adaptation of Attack on Titan, with the director of the 2017 adaptation of Stephen King's It being picked to direct. Hit the jump for the initial details, including a connection with a Heroes cast member.
During this year's edition of annual Touhou convention Hakurei Jinja Reitaisai, the major announcement was the reveal of a brand new smartphone game featuring the most popular Touhou characters in Hakurei Reimu and Marisa Kirisame. Hit the jump for the first details on Touhou Cannonball.
During this weekend's New York Comic-Con, Viz Media announced that it will premiere sleeper hit MEGALOBOX will premiere on Cartoon Networks Toonami block, with a new English dub, cast to be confirmed. Hit the jump for the first details.
Not long after the first Japanese trailer was released for the cute Kemono Friends Picross game for the Nintendo Switch, developer Jupiter has confirmed that the game will also be released on the same day in English on the eShop, marking the first time a Kemono Friends game will see a Western release officially. Hit the jump for the English trailer.
Hello everyone, Humberto here and I'm here to report on a new wave of international dubs that will be added to the Crunchyroll library over the next few weeks. This latest wave of titles will also mark substantial changes in how the International Dubs program will be handled from here on out in terms of access for Crunchyroll members. Hit the jump for the details and launch dates.
A new incredibly fitting key visual drawn by original FLCL character designer Yoshiuki Sadamoto leads off the news that Japan will get to see FLCL Alternative and Progressive a bit differently later this year.. Hit the jump for the visual and the promo.
With Netflix participating at Anime Expo officially for the first time, the streaming platform made sure to the the most of its presence at the convention by unveiling its expanded slate of animated series, which include the renewal of Aggretsuko, as well as premiere dates for new and continuing series. Hit the jump for the details
Adult Swim's Toonami block adds Winter season simulcast hit Pop Team Epic to its newly shuffled lineup starting on June 30th. Hit the jump for the details.
Coming off the success of Devilman Crybaby, renowned director Masaaki Yuasa has announced a new film project with Reiko Yoshida, best known for writing the screenplay to the feature film adaptation of A Silent Voice. Hit the jump for the first details.
Some sad news to report about Comic Girls lead voice actress Hikaru Akao as she has suffered an injury after a fall. Hit the jump for the details.
Ahead of tonight's highly-anticipated premiere of FLCL2: Progressive, the official Facebook page for the Toonami block hosted under Adult Swim has posted a statement regarding the availability of the Japanese version of both series after receiving questions on the topic. Hit the jump for the statement.