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Man Hasn’t Seen Enough Hentai to Know Where This is Going

As part of an ongoing series on the viewing habits of typical otaku, we sat down with magical girl fan and devout Mormon Elijah Smith to get his thoughts on…


Jaden Smith to Direct New Seasons of ‘Kemono Friends’, ‘One Punch Man’, ‘A Certain Magical Index’

In a surprising series of announcements earlier today, Jaden Smith — son of actor Will Smith and voice actor in the Netflix animated series Neo Yokio — announced that he will…


Op-Ed: I Watched One Episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ and Determined American TV is for Perverts

Ken Garry Anime Journalist As a consumer and critic of anime, I constantly get commenters trying to get me to branch out into American television, much to my dismay and…


Lionsgate Enters Production on Movie About Boruto’s Dad

Lionsgate Entertainment announced earlier today that production was starting on the first film in their planned Boruto series based on the popular anime and manga Boruto. The film will titled Boruto Past…


Char-Broil Charcoal 780 Wins Reddit Best Grill Contest

Earlier today, voting concluded on the Reddit Best Grill Contest, an online poll hosted by Reddit user ShakeShacKing where posters on /r/grilling nominated and voted on the best grill of…


Funimation Announces SimulDub of ‘The Emoji Movie’

After the announcement on August 1 that Funimation had been purchased by Sony Pictures, Funimation announced today their first project in association with Sony — an English dub release of Sony’s…


Anime Community Decides to Just Sit Out This Season

In a joint statement to the press, the anime community at large has collectively decided to pick up no new airing shows this season. After giving dozens of anime the…

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Welcome to the Ballroom Praised for its Representation of Giraffe People

Welcome to the Ballroom premiered earlier this month, and has drawn attention from various online anime critics for its positive and subtle portrayal of long-necked half-giraffe people throughout its cast….


Man Supports Anime Industry By Playing Little Witch Academia Muted in the Background

UTICA, NY — Anime fan Aaron Foster showed his ardent support for the anime industry this week by streaming Little Witch Academia muted in the background on Netflix while doing other…


Giant Dragon Summoned During Dragon Ball Puzzle Hunt

LOS ANGLES, CA — Anime Expo attendees fled the dealer’s hall today as a giant dragon was summoned during the “Dragon Ball Super Puzzle Hunt” event. The Dragon Ball Puzzle Hunt…