Gainax Makes Internet Poll to Determine Direction of New Project

TOKYO, Japan — Gainax has started an Internet poll for fans to vote on the themes and genre of its next anime project, to be released next year. “This is…

Mass Debating — Your Reactions to Oreimo After Story

Hiro Kanzaki, the official illustrator of the Oreimo light novels, mentioned an Oreimo “After Story” in his new art book. What does the community have to say? (Story via Crunchyroll) annoytaminA Does…

Urobuchi Skips Psycho-Pass Season 2 to Write Anime about USA-Portugal Tie

TOKYO, Japan – Gen Urobuchi will not be writing the second season of the anime Psycho-Pass, choosing instead to focus on an anime adaptation of the USA’s heartbreaking tie with Portugal…

President Obama Urges Anime Fans To Not Jump To Conclusions About Zankyou no Terror

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaking at the Rose Garden earlier today, President Obama urged caution when discussing Shinichiro Watanabe’s new anime Terror in Resonance (Zankyou no Terror), and said anime fans…

Summer Season Delayed to Fall

TOKYO, Japan — Representatives from animation studios including White Fox, A-1 Pictures, Production I.G., Toei Animation, Silver Link, P.A. Works, and J.C. Staff released a joint statement this week that…

Society That Sexualizes Real Minors Mad That Drawings Not Considered Child Porn in Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN – Westerners reacted with fury to the exclusion of anime and manga from Japan’s recent ban on the possession of child pornography, and then promptly went back to sexualizing…

Studio Ghibli Stuggles to Explain That New Film Does Not Involve Miyazaki

TOKYO, Japan — Studio Ghibli media representative Ken Atsugawa released a statement today reiterating the fact that Hayao Miyazaki was not involved in the production of its new film When…

All Other Issues Resolved, Implies CNN Report on Hentai Manga

Major American news outlet CNN has declared yesterday that America was in such a state of ideal stability that explicit cartoon images from another country are a cause for concern,…

Sentai Filmworks Gatchaman Crowds Blu-Ray To Be Audio Only

HUSTON, TX – The upcoming Sentai Filmworks Blu-ray release of the anime Gatchaman Crowds will have no video and instead feature just the dubbed English language audio tracks. According to…

Fans Still in Line for Panel from Anime Expo 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA — A group of anime fans is still waiting in line for a panel from Anime Expo 2013 nearly a year later. Mark Anderson and his friends,…