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Hollywood Directors Will Not Rest Until Every Anime Receives Live Action Adaptation

Hollywood directors presented a united front earlier today and released a statement promising to produce live action adaptations of every anime in existence. The announcement came a day after The…

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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…

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‘Initial D’ Author Launches New Series About Self-Driving Cars

Shuichi Shigeno, author of the popular manga series Initial D, revealed earlier this week that he would be launching a new series in Kodansha’s Young Magazine. The new manga, titled…

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Strength in Numbers: Top 10 MyAnimeList Scores

Besides the sheer euphoria of meticulously tracking every episode of every anime you have ever watched, the pinnacle of the MyAnimeList experience is giving completed shows a score. This unique experience of…

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Man Afraid at this Point to Ask What ‘Love Live!’ Is

BELOIT, WI — At a popular downtown restaurant, Jason Kermeyer nervously smiles while his friends loudly discuss their favorite characters in the popular franchise Love Live. Kermeyer’s friends are passionate fans of…

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Ted Cruz Facebook Page Posts Amazon Purchase of ‘Kiss x Sis’ Box Set

Texas Senator Ted Cruz garnered additional controversy on social media this week when the Senator’s official Facebook page shared an Amazon purchase of the Blu-ray collection of the anime series…

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Hackers Find Personal Information of Thousands of Anime Fans Completely Useless

The popular anime streaming service Anime Seppun has announced earlier this week that they suffered a massive data breach after being hacked. The stolen data include the names, credit card…

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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…

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Anime Adaptation of Urasawa’s ‘Pluto’ Scrapped Because Pluto isn’t a Planet Anymore

A poster at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival of Naoki Urasawa’s acclaimed manga Pluto hinted at a possibility of an anime adaptation. Urasawa, however, has now stepped up to…

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North Korea Declares Idol Supremacy in the Pacific

North Korea added to tensions in East Asia as the reclusive nation declared it would directly contest Japan’s lead on idol influence in the region. North Korea leader Kim Jong-un…