“Post your fan theories to Tumblr! Here we do real police work.” RocketJump and Crunchyroll’s Anime Crimes Division is a comedy whodunit series made by and for anime fans. In the first episode, the detectives investigate a brewing war between subbers and dubbers.
Disproportionately big eyes, a sailor’s outfit, colorful hair… these are but a few of the trademark characteristics of girls in anime. Over at MakeGirlsMoe, computer learning algorithms can generate a nearly infinite set of anime characters, as seen in the video here.
(SPOILERS) Wisecrack points out how the excellent Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood urges us not to stubbornly subscribe to an ideology, rational or otherwise, because doing so would dehumanize us by discouraging us from questioning and thinking for ourselves.
(SPOILERS, Gore) CineFix compares the underrated Edge of Tomorrow aka Live Die Repeat with its manga counterpart All You Need is Kill, which is a more faithful adaptation of the eponymous light novel. The movie cut a lot of corners, but it’s still a great film.
(SPOILERS) It’s been four freakin’ years, but the second season of Attack on Titan is finally coming. Unfortunately for us, the huge reveals are already popping up in the trailers. We sacrificed ourselves for you! Now run! Wait until 4/1/17. Mirror here.
To get fans excited for the new live-action Ghost in the Shell, Paramount has released the first 5 minutes of the film. The opening sequence is packed with eye-candy, and an awesome action sequence, which includes ScarJo taking a Major leap off of a building.
Fans of Studio Ghibli will want to add this one to their Amazon Prime watch list now. The 26-episode animated series about the adventures of a thief’s daughter premiered in Japan in 2014, but is getting its US translated debut on 1/27/17, narrated by Gillian Anderson.
A beautiful and mostly lighthearted two-part anime featuring Gravity Rush heroines Kat and Raven. Overture takes place between Gravity Rush and its upcoming sequel. If you’re not familiar with the series, all you need to know is that Kat and Raven can manipulate gravity.
Attack on Titan‘s anime adaptation is criminally behind the manga, but for many of us it doesn’t really matter. Check out the new villains and foes that enter the scene in the continuation of Hajime Isayama’s brutal action fantasy story. Drops 4/2017 on Funimation. Mirror here.
Whether or not you agree with the casting of Scar-Jo in the role of Major Motoko Kusanagi, this trailer has us pretty excited about where the live action version of Masamune Shirow’s classic anime looks to be headed, with incredible visuals and thrilling action.
(SPOILERS) Anime critic Mother’s Basement breaks down the fight between the Sea King and the heroes in One Punch Man. The story arc provides lots of humor, action and drama, and outlines the responsibilities of a hero: a weapon, a leader, and a symbol of hope.
The Film Theorists argue that the people in the anime adaptation of Attack on Titan would be better off staying inside their walled cities instead of trying to defeat the giants. Assuming that the rich and powerful are willing to share with the poor. Skip to 4:13.