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‘Healing anime’ debuts 1st short on YouTube on Saturday
The first episode of the short anime Mendako no Menmen (Menmen the Opisthoteuthis depressa Octopus) premiered on YouTube on Saturday. Sora Amamiya narrates as Menmen, the titular little octopus idol who lives in the deep sea in this “healing anime.”
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The Spring 2023 Anime Preview Guide
Suletta Sundays are back! It’s the second season of Gunda: The Witch from Mercury! Also: A Galaxy Next Door, Summoned to Another World for a Second Time, Birdie Wing Season 2, Mashle, Magical Destroyers, Otaku Elf, The Café Terrace and Its Goddesses, The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2, Dr. Stone, Yuri Is My Job!, Konosuba, and more!
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The First Slam Dunk
The First Slam Dunk is everything a megafan of the franchise could dream of. Those who can’t name the Shōhoku High School starting lineup by heart may leave the theater quietly satisfied while wondering what all the fuss was about.
― If I were to summarize my thoughts on The First Slam Dunk in a single word, it would be ‘bizarre.’ The choices made when adapting this film to the big screen turn a film…
Marry, F—, or Kill with Alternative Manga Artist Shiu Yoshijima
Shiu Yoshijima, an illustrator and manga artist who specializes in drawing cute yet edgy “poisonous” women, so we had to ask her the age-old question: marry, f—, or kill?
― Anime Boston’s one Japanese guest this year was Shiu Yoshijima, an illustrator and manga artist who specializes in drawing cute yet edgy “poisonous” women, typically incorporating fantasy elements into her work. Yoshijima parti…
HIDIVE to Stream Feast of Amrita Anime Film, The Eminence in Shadow Anime’s 2nd Season
HIDIVE to stream English dubs for Oshi no Ko, Farming Life in Another World anime
― HIDIVE announced at its Anime Boston panel on Friday that it will stream the The Feast of Amrita (Amrita no Kyōen) anime film and the second season of The Eminence in Shadow television anime. HIDIVE revealed that it will stream English dubs for the Oshi no Ko and Farming Life in Another World anime. The service will a…
Manga Creator Rumiko Takahashi Knighted by France
Ranma 1/2, Urusei Yatsura creator receives Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres decoration
― The French government conferred the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) decoration on manga creator Rumiko Takahashi on Thursday. Takahashi received the decoration at the France ambassador’s residence in Tokyo. Since making her debut in 1978, Takahash…
1st key visual for season with new director Hitoshi Haga
― The staff for The Rising of the Shield Hero television anime series unveiled a new teaser trailer and first key visual for the anime’s upcoming third season on Friday. The teaser announces the season’s October 2023 premiere. The franchise’s official English Twitter account is streaming a subtitled version of the video, and also confirmed that…
World of Summoning Manga Ends in Next Chapter
Manga debuted in February 2022
― This year’s May issue of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine announced on Friday that Yūki Kodama’s The World of Summoning (Shо̄kan Suru Sekai) manga will end with its next chapter in the magazine’s next issue. The manga launch Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in February 2022. The manga has a worldwide simultaneous release in English and French. Kodansha published the manga’…
Oshi no Ko is a Dark Look at the Entertainment Industry
Oshi no Ko’s premiere at Anime Boston was 90-minutes of shocking twists.
― In an introduction video before the American premiere of the first 90-minute episode of Oshi no Ko at Anime Boston, members of the creative team discussed their reactions to first reading the manga. They describe the series as “shocking” and “controversial,” something they wanted to look away from but couldn’t. Based on the mo…
Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories
Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories is a bit deceptive in its title. What we actually get is, for lack of a better phrase, weirder than that. Melon Journey is far more irreverent and yet bizarrely touching, all at once.
― Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories is a bit deceptive in its title. With a title like that, players expect a much more emotional journey about reminiscing on their past and maybe e…
All the news and panel write-ups from the convention, sponsored by Yen Press!
― Friday, April 7 • Yen Press Reveals 28 New Licenses Including Bocchi the Rock!, Tokyo Babylon Manga; The Deer King Novels Saturday, April 8 • Crunchyroll to Stream My Unique Skill Makes Me OP even at Level 1, Firefighter Daigo: Rescuer in Orange Anime
This Week in Games – I Didn’t Plan For This Much Capcom, It Just Happened
From Breath of Fire’s 30th anniversary to Resident 4 fandom shenanigans and Legendary acquiring Street Fighter adaptation rights, this week has coincidentally featured a lot of Capcom news. Jean-Karlo delves into it.
― Welcome back, everyone! I don’t actually have much to ease folks into this week. I was working on a review for Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories, so no Xenoblade this time. We’re wor…
Hands on With April Fools’ Game Fate/Grail League
A testament to the existence of the annual Fate/Grand Order April Fools’ game, which was only playable for one day. Play baseball with your favorite Servants!
― Type-Moon has been famous for its April Fools’ jokes since all the way back in 2005. In the past, these have been anything from fake movie posters to in-character Fate series live streams. However, in more recent years, Type-Moon has released…
Dr. Stone: Ryusui
While it’s not the most exciting or climactic that the series has ever been, Dr. Stone: Ryusui is a solid continuation of the Dr. Stone story that should allow us to jump into some newfound adventure at the start of the third season.
― When it comes down to it, Dr. Stone: Ryusui serves as an epilogue to the second season while laying the groundwork for the third. Without Tsukasa, his people have been…
The Super Mario Bros. Movie
30 years after the widely panned live-action Super Mario Bros. film, Illumination’s newest effort finally does justice to the Mario franchise. But is it actually a good movie?
― Not only is this hands down my favorite movie from Illumination studios, it’s squarely above average for a video game adaptation. A lot of this has to do with the creative team’s reverence for the source material; it’s the ty…
Oshi No Ko Giveaway
As a treat for ANN readers, YEN PRESS is giving away one copy of Oshi No Ko Vol. 1 each to 3 lucky winners.
― As a treat for ANN readers, YEN PRESS is giving away one copy of Oshi No Ko Vol. 1 each to 3 lucky winners. For over 15 years, Yen Press has published some of the greatest works of manga, manhwa, light novels, and original graphic novels. Now, we’re excited to showcase that talent of this ma…
This Week in Anime – Gacha Money Now
Don’t you hate it when your favorite mobile game goes kaput? Chris and Steve look at the current gacha game landscape, its questionable game mechanics, and the bitter feelings left in their wake.
― Don’t you hate it when your favorite mobile game goes kaput? Chris and Steve look at the current gacha game landscape, its questionable game mechanics, and the bitter feelings left in their wake. Disclaim…
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