Interview with Christine Cabanos

At Supanova Sydney 2013 we were lucky enough to get a chance to sit down for an interview with Christine Cabanos, the voice of Madoka from Madoka Magica as well as many others. We discussed all kinds of things from Squid Girl to her upcoming role on Sword Art Online, including the infamous ending of Madoka Magica. Christine Cabanos has voiced a number of roles over her career and looks to have an ...

Sword Art Online Tie and Rings Available Soon

Fans of Sword Art Online will be excited to know that new merchandise will be available within the next few months, which you can display in plain sight without anyone noticing. Japanese clothing company Cospa have produced a very stylish red SAO necktie, perfect to wear around the office or in any other business situations. The tie, despite looking like a regular everyday tie has the Knights of t...

Aniplex of America’s ‘Sword Art Online’ Release Detailed

Aniplex of America have just announced that Sword Art Online will air on Adult Swim’s Toonami program this August. With the announcement coming from the Anime Boston convention, Aniplex has also detailed the home release of SAO on Blu-ray and DVD. Those wanting to pick up Sword Art Online will get four limited-edition Blu-ray sets or standard DVD sets. They will be consecutively released on ...

Sword Art Online English Dub Trailer Revealed

Aniplex of America recently began streaming a new trailer of Sword Art Online, featuring the English dub. Aniplex had previously revealed that Bryce Papenbrook and Cherami Leigh would be filling the roles of Kirito and Asuna. In addition to them the trailer revealed that Cassandra Lee (One Piece, Durarara) as Leafa, Christine Marie Cabanos (Blue Exorcist) as Silica, Sarah Williams (Skullgirls) as ...

Sword Art Online English Dub Lead Roles Revealed

If you havn’t heard of Sword Art Online let me give you the basics: It is about a young man, Kazuto Kirigaya, who becomes trapped in a virtual-reality, massively multi-player online game called “Sword Art Online”. He must clear the game to escape and death in the game means death in real life. This really takes level-grinding to a new level. Crunchyroll streamed the entire Japane...

Top 5 Reasons Why Kirito Sucks Compared To Haseo

Both Kirito and Haseo are characters from stories that involve MMORPGs (Sword Art Online and .hack//, respectively), but what makes these two particularly similar (and great for this type of list) is that they both have very similar characteristics and stories. For instance, both characters are black garbed, both have lost a loved one and both primarily use multiple weapons. There are a bunch of o...

Anime Say! Episode 23 – Shithouse Anime of 2012

Welcome to Capsule Computers’ weekly anime segment, Anime Say!  This week I reflect on the worst anime of 2012 and induct them into the prestigious Shithouse Hall of Fame. What made the cut? Watch on to find out. Got any questions for Anime Say? You can send me a tweet on my official twitter or alternatively drop me an email at anime@capsulecomputers.com. I will do my best to respond to your...

Biggest Anime News of 2012 – Year in Review

2012 has been a huge year for anime, with a plethora of new series making a splash that won’t soon be forgotten. Over the course of the last 12 months the anime industry has witnessed some truly shocking, amazing and even hilarious news stories. How will we look back on this year in anime? Well here is what made us talk about anime in 2012: – Bandai goes broke Way back in January this ...

CC Anime Episode 12 – Our Bizarre Adventure

Welcome to another episode of CC: Anime, Capsule Computers Monthly Anime Podcast! In our special one year anniversary episode, the CC: Anime crew discuss the latest anime and manga news, celebrate the year that was 2012 and the bizarre adventure it has been for us all. We also have a huge giveaway this month. Do you want a chance to win a copy of Thermae Romae from Siren Visual? Follow this link t...

Madman drops major licensing announcements at Supanova Brisbane 2012

Madman Entertainment have dropped a major bombshell with an extensive list of anime titles having now been licensed by the company for distribution throughout Australia and New Zealand. During their panel at Supanova Brisbane 2012, Madman revealed that the following have been licensed: K – Streaming each Wednesday on Screening Room from November 14th. Physical release in 2013. Sword Art Onli...

Aniplex license Sword Art Online, Magi and Blast of Tempest

Aniplex of America have announced that they have licensed three new anime series for distribution. All three series are currently airing in Japan and are licensed under Aniplex in Japan, so it only make sense these series would be picked up by Aniplex of America. The three newly licensed titles are: Sword Art Online Magi: Labyrinth of Magic Blast of Tempest All three series have received critical ...

Anime Say! Episode 19 – Bored of Sword Art Online?

Welcome to Capsule Computers’ weekly anime segment, Anime Say!  This week, I dive into a topic that will most likely make many people cranky, whether Sword Art Online is a good series or not. Got any questions for Anime Say? You can send me a tweet on my official twitter or alternatively drop me an email at anime@capsulecomputers.com. I will do my best to respond to your tweets and emails as...

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