Tag: anime

Now Streaming: TRUE COOKING MASTER BOY Debuts, FOOD WARS! Returns For FOURTH PLATE

Two series have been added to Crunchyroll's fall simulcast lineup.

ASSASSINS PRIDE Trailer: Don't Make Me Have to Kill You

Set to debut as a simulcast in the U.S. on Thursday, October 10, via Crunchyroll (and also HiDive), Assassins Pride is an anime adaptation of a fantasy light novel series. A new trailer gives a sense of what's in store. ...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: RIDE YOUR WAVE Surfs Straight For The Heart

Masaaki Yuasa ('Mindgame,' 'Night Is Short, Walk on Girl') directs a lyrical romantic beauty.

Now Streaming: DR. STONE, Ten Billion Percent Fun

Science saves the day in a bright anime series, set in the distant future.

Now Streaming: BEM, Monsters Among Us

The Japanese animated series explores monsters who want to be human, for some reason.

Now Streaming: CAROLE AND TUESDAY, HERO MASK, COP CRAFT

Musicians on Mars, plus cops, aliens and bio-masks in this animated trio.

Now Streaming: CANNON BLASTERS, Jaunty Adventures in a Comic Wasteland

The anime series is a colorful blast of fresh air.

Japan Cuts 2019 Interview: Director Tezka Macoto on Rediscovering THE LEGEND OF THE STARDUST BROTHERS

In 1985, director Tezka Macoto released a singular send-up of the Japanese entertainment industry.  The Legend of the Stardust Brothers was a moussed and glittering New Wave-tastic mélange of mediums; from music, to fashion, to animation -- with zombies!  So...

Notes on Streaming: The Day the Anime Died

At least 33 people died in a fire at Kyoto Animation Co. in Japan.

Notes on Streaming: TO THE ABANDONED SACRED BEASTS, Of Blood and Monsters

Victory comes at a high price in the anime series.

Notes on Streaming: ASTRA LOST IN SPACE, Sci-Fi Winners

The anime series asks good questions in the context of fun adventures.

Notes on Streaming: VINLAND SAGA, Between Peace and Brutality

Anime series gets off to a strong start on Amazon Prime Video.

Notes on Streaming: 7SEEDS From Japan Asks, What Price Survival?

The anime series sets up a daunting task for survivors.

Notes on Streaming: FOREST OF PIANO, Playing Through Pain

A young boy from a rough background discovers the magic of music as a means of dealing with his miseries.

Notes on Streaming: KAKEGURUI, Compulsive Gambling in Japan

Do I feel lucky? Well, do you, punk?

WEATHERING WITH YOU Trailer: Japanese Followup to YOUR NAME

How do you follow a highly acclaimed, high-grossing film such as Your Name (2016) ? The answer by director and writer Shinkai Makoto will be unfurled in Japan very shortly: Weathering With You (天気の子 Tenki no Ko, literally "Child of...

7 SEEDS Trailer Sows Post-Apocalyptic Troubles

Teens tangle with the unknown in new anime series from Gonzo and Netflix.

Notes on Streaming: REVISIONS From Japan, THE DEFECTED From Hong Kong

Plus: Action-comedy 'The Man Who Feels No Pain' arrives from India.

Vancouver 2018 Review: Hosada Returns with the Mesmerizing MIRAI

Part Alice in Wonderland, part A Christmas Carol, Hosada's latest film is as charming and moving as his other works--and perhaps even more beautifully animated.

Watch Delightful STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE "Animotion" Trailer

At a time when the Star Wars fan base is dividing faster than the Millenium Falcon going into lightspeed, I hope this delightful, bite-sized bit of fan animation reminds us all of the creative spark that the franchise ignites in...