Free! Illustration Book Available Soon

It has only been a week since Free! ended and I know most of you are still in awe at the last episode, but worry not because Kyoto Animation has a special pre-order that is sure to please. The online shop has just released details about a new art book based around the very popular swimming anime; the 88 page book will contain 66 different illustrations and will come with a special CD that includes...

James’ Fall 2013 Anime Picks

Fall approaches… The titans have fallen silent, the goddesses have been conquered, but now approaches a fresh wave of anime, in numbers greater and far more powerful than we ever could have prepared for. They come bearing mechanical monstrosities larger than the eye can believe, swords that pierce the heavens themselves, and hair that could rend the universe asunder. Are you ready to face &#...

Sergei’s Fall 2013 Anime Picks

The Fall anime season is imminent and I’m sure many of you are still catching up to all the Summer shows that we foolishly decided to take up, thinking we could smash through them every week. Oh how wrong we were. Surely I wasn’t the only one struggling last season? Personally, Fall represents an opportunity to tighten up my anime viewing. Less anime, more focus. Abandon the shotgun ap...

Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! 2nd Season Coming January

We finally have a better idea of when Kyoto Animation’s second season of Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!, announced earlier this year, will air. The slice of life/romance TV anime will premiere in Japan on January 2014. The anime’s English title is Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions and is licensed by Sentai Filmworks in North America and by Madman in Australia. There are still no det...

K-ON! The Movie DVD Review

  K-ON! The Movie Studio: Kyoto Animation Publisher: Madman Format: DVD, Blu-Ray – Reviewed on DVD Release Date: 21st August 2013 Price: $29.95 – Available Here Overview Everyone remembers school. The friends, the teachers…homework. OK, so not everything was fun, but we still look back on it fondly. Something that K-ON! series and K-ON!! sequel tried to remind us of (reviews of w...

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Manga Comes to an End Next Month

In the last decade hundreds of anime have come and gone, but exceptionally few have been more iconic or influential than Kyoto Animation‘s The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. Originally a light novel written by Nagaru Tanigawa and illustrated by Shakugan no Shana‘s Noizi Ito, this sensational series has spawned an anime adaptation, a movie, and 2 separate manga serializations. Not even ...

Beyond The Boundary Official Anime Website Launched

Earlier this year, CapsuleComputers reported about Kyoto Animations plans to adapt the popular light novel Kyokai no Kanata (Beyond the Boundary) into an anime. At that time of writing, no dates were given on when the anime would be released.  KyoAni have recently created the official anime website for the series and announced the anime will be premiered this year in October. Promotional art can b...

KyoAni’s “Free!” Story and Characters Detailed

Kyoto Animation’s Free!, their new effort of cute guys doing cute things rather than the usual girls has been outlined in detail on their official site. The plot centres on Haruka Nanase, a guy who has always swum for most of his life. Him and his elementary school’s swimming club members, Makoto Tachibana, Nagisa Hazuki and Rin Matsuoka, won a swimming competition before splitting up ...

Kyoto Animation unveils Free! the swimming anime you’ve all wanted

Kyoto Animation have unveiled their latest anime series and it is sure to delight fans who were excited by the KyoAni commercial that previous aired featuring hunky swimmer boys, as they will now turn that into a full anime series titled Free! After working on many cute anime series it looks like Kyoto Animation has now got something sexy for the ladies. Free! will focus on a school swim-team all ...

Beyond the Boundaries latest volume and anime announced

Kyoto Animation announced the newest volume of an award winning light novel, and plans to adapt it into an anime. KyoAni releases the second volume of Kyokai no Kanata (Beyond the Boundary) in April, however no dates have been set in regards to the anime. An official website for the LN, written by Torii Nagomu and illustrated by Kamoi Chise, has been set up which includes a brief synopsis, lists o...

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