Tag: anime

Pretty Packaging: Two PARASYTE THE MAXIM Boxsets Invade Your Space

Iwaaki Hitoshi's science fiction horror manga Parasyte was released in the late eighties and early nineties, but has recently been revived in two adaptations: two live-action films were released last year, but before that, in 2014, anime studio Madhouse made...

GANTZ:O Trailer Arrives!

Gantz:O - the latest adaptation of Oku Hiroya's popular manga - will soon have its world premiere in Venice leading up to its JApanese theatrical release and anxious fans awaiting a taste of the upcoming feature film have just got...

DEATH NOTE: LIGHT UP THE NEW WORLD Delivers A New Trailer

It's a busy time for fans of popular anime and manga series Death Note. Here in North America, director Adam Wingard is currently in production on an English language, live action adaptation of the property while over in Japan the...

Have Your Say: Which Anime Would You Like Another Season Of?

Yesterday brought happy news for fans of Araki TetsurĊ's anime Attack on Titan, as the series' site announced a second season is finally being made, and readied for airing early next year (thanks to Kotaku for spreading the news). Attack...

Pretty Packaging: THE BOY AND THE BEAST Has A French Release Worth Fighting Over

Hosoda Mamoru has been a shining light in the Japanese animation industry, and never more so than after he left Studio Ghibli over a decade ago. What would normally be considered a career-killing move proved to take him on a...

Nagai Go's Android Hero Returns In CUTIE HONEY: TEARS

Last on the big screen with Neon Genesis Evangelion director Anno Hideaki's live action adaptation in 2004, Nagai Go's hugely popular manga hero Cutie Honey returns with a new adaptation from director Asai Takeshi titled Cutie Honey: Tears. The story...

Have Your Say: Who Would You Cast In A Live-action KILL LA KILL Film?

Plenty of words have been written and said about the ongoing disgruntlement with Scarlett Johansson being in the live-action Ghost in the Shell film. So when a Facebook friend of mine posed the fun question of who we'd cast in...

The Live-action GHOST IN THE SHELL Reveals Its First Glimpse

And if you curious about how Scarlett Johansson was going to look like as Major Kusanagi, wonder no more: Paramount Pictures and Dreamworks Pictures released a first picture of their upcoming live-action Ghost in the Shell film, and she's in...

Pretty Packaging: BEYOND THE BOUNDARY Collector's Edition Crosses The Line

When people alerted me about the two Beyond the Boundary anime feature films, telling me they were pretty good, I got interested, and wanted to check out the anime series first. Well, lo and behold: Sentai Filmworks recently released one...

More Bad Taste In The Full CHINYUKI Trailer

It was back in December that we first brought word of Yamaguchi Yudai's upcoming adaptation of cult favorite manga and anime Chinyuki: Taro To Yukaina Nakama Tachi noting that this one looks positively mad, even by Yamaguchi's totally gonzo standards....

Full TONKATSU DJ AGE-TARO Trailer

It was just Tuesday when we shared the first teaser for Daichi Akitaro's adaptation of writer Ipyao and artist Koyama Yujiro's manga Tonkatsu DJ Age-taro and for those intrigued by the quirky tale of a young man working in his...

Breaded Pork Meats DJ. Watch The First Teaser For TONKATSU DJ AGE-TARO

If you've caught yourself thinking that the anime scene has gotten very same-y over the past few years then you're not at all alone. While I'm certain there are some hardcore anime fans reading this who can provide some examples...

TERRA FORMARS: Full Trailer For Miike's Violent SciFi Picture Suggests Maybe We Should Just Stay Where We Are

After a long build up the full trailer for Miike Takashi's big screen adaptation of popular manga and anime series Terra Formars has arrived with our first significant look at the scope of the world and the action at hand....

Mamoru Hosada's THE BOY AND THE BEAST Graces Aust And NZ Screens This March

Anime on-screen is always something to celebrate, and with Hosada's latest likened to the works of Miyazaki it is time to get very excited indeed as The Boy And The Beast hits Australian and New Zealand cinemas thanks to Madman...

Have Your Say: EVANGELION 3.0 + 1.0 Will (Not) Be Made

Ah, Evangelion... sigh. Its series and films are rightfully the stuff of legends. I tried to write a short overview of the franchise's history, when the first of the four Rebuild of Evangelion films was released on Blu-ray, but ouch,...

Yamaguchi Yudai Poops On The Grave Of Good Taste With Live Action CHINYUKI Teaser

ScreenAnarchy-fave director Yamaguchi Yudai - he of gonzo comedy oddities Cromartie High, Battlefield Baseball and Yakuza Weapon among others - is coming back to the big screen with a live action adaptation of cult favorite manga and anime Chinyuki: Taro...

Shinkai Makoto Returns With YOUR NAME

While Hosoda Mamoru has pretty resoundingly answered the question of who will take up the mantle of Studio Ghibli and Miyazaki Hayao as the world's leading purveyor of smart, emotional resonant animation - hint: it's him - there was a...

Pretty Packaging: LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS Is Adorably Adorned

(Someone, really, really, REALLY liked this series!) When US distributor Sentai Filmworks gets the urge to go to town on their releases, they go full throttle apparently. When I posted pictures earlier this year of their lavish Knights of Sidonia...

NINJA SCROLL: Watch Gary Shore's Proof Of Concept For The Feature That Never Was

Well, now. Here's an intriguing slice of 'what if' from director Gary Shore. It was back in 2009 that Shore first burst on to the scene with a dazzling proof of concept short titled Cup Of Tears, a hyper stylized...

Pretty Packaging: KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA Has A Pretty Armor

US-based anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has a reputation for special limited editions which are pricey yet properly pimped. However, the "pricey" part can often been dodged somewhat by waiting a couple of months. This is always tricky of course with...