New Website Created to Promote Ghost in the Shell OP

Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Production I.G.’s latest re imaging of the popular series, will premiere on the 22nd of June in cinemas throughout Japan. In anticipation for the first episode, a new website has been set up to further promote the anime and the artist who created the opening theme. The website is pretty basic looking, with the titles “Ghost in the Shell Arise” and “Music by Corneli...

Loups=Garous: The Motion Picture Review

Loups=Garous: The Motion Picture Studio: Production I.G Publisher: MADMAN Format: DVD Release Date: 22 May 2013 Price: $29.95 – Available Here Overview Season after season we see Anime titles trying at the “bleak future” storyline, some of them do it well while others do it NOT so well, Loups=Garous flies somewhere in between good and bad. Loups=Garous was originally a novel by N...

Attack on Titan Video Game Planned

The official twitter account for Attack on Titan revealed on April 30th that there are plans to release a portable or console game of the series. One twitter follower asked those in charge of the Titan manga, at Bessatsu Shonen Magazine, about plans for a future video game release. Bessatsu noted that a social game, titled Shingeki no Kyojin – Hangeki no Tsubasa (Attack on Titan: The Wings o...

Pixiv Hosts Gargantia Character Design Contest

Currently airing anime series Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet has a character design competition courtesy of Japanese art website pixiv. Artists who think they have what it takes can submit their design of a crew member on the Gargantia ship who will make an appearance on the show’s last episode. The art entries will be judged by the anime’s director Kazuya Murata and the studio Prod...

Suisei no Gargantia – A Cosmic Triumph Brought Down to Earth

The spectacle of the first two episodes of Gen Urobuchi’s take on the sci-fi mecha genre stayed with me for days. The opening half of the first episode throws the viewer right in the middle of a Gunbuster-esque space opera. Bio-organisms surviving the vacuum of space and infesting a hive, a “hot Jupiter” planet against the backdrop of an angry sun. A galactic society with establi...

Attack On Titan – Breaking the Walls of my Mind

The first episode of the Attack On Titan anime series came out two weeks ago which means there has only been two episodes released which means for two Sundays in a row I’ve just kind of sat there filling with these things called emotions, they’re kind of weird and make you feel stuff and anime usually doesn’t make me feel stuff, not like Attack on Titan does. Truthfully. Now, I n...

Funimation to Release Psycho-Pass on BD/DVD

North American anime distributor confirmed at the Sakura-Con convention that it will bring recently aired anime Psycho-Pass to Blu-ray and DVD in Spring 2014. Additionally the director’s panel revealed a second season could be possible but only if the show gets enough support, presumably in Japan. Psycho-Pass is a sci-fi crime anime set in the future, where Japan has implemented a system tha...

Blood-C Review

Blood-C Studio: Production I.G Publisher: FUNimation Format: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack Release Date: January 22th, 2013 Price: $64.98 – Available Here Overview: Blood+ was a popular anime series during its run from 2005 to 2006, coming from a movie and leading to another albeit live-action movie. So, what better way to capitalize on the success of the name then to make another series, which is ...

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Review

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Publisher:  Aksys Games Developer: Arc System Works Platforms: Xbox 360 (Reviewed, Import), PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita Release Date: February 22, 2012 Price: $48.00 – Available Here Overview: One of the most impressive new IPs of this console generation has to be BlazBlue, and I’ve been following it ever since it initially debuted as ‘Blaze Blue’.  With ...

Blood-C Movie Announced

Following the series finale of the divisive Blood-C anime was a huge announcement regarding a movie follow-up. It has been confirmed that in June 22nd of 2012, a Blood-C film will premiere in cinemas across Japan. The film is set to be a continuation and conclusion to the anime series. The film is a collaboration between legendary animation studio Production I.G and all female manga artist group C...

Kid Icarus Anime Shorts Announced – 3DS Conference 2011

Along-side other Kid Icarus: Uprising news at Nintendo’s pre-TGS 3DS Conference, it was announced that to help promote the upcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising 3DS game, several short anime films will be released. It has so far been confirmed that 3 anime shorts from 3 different animation studios will make their way onto the Nintendo Video service globally near the games release. It has been confir...

Guilty Crown Trailers Streamed

Several trailers for the upcoming Guilty Crown anime, set to air on the noitaminA anime block in Japan, have been uploaded onto the official website of the anime. The trailer’s show off the series impressive visual style as well as giving a taste of what to expect from the series, from the creators of Ghost in the Shell and Eden of the East, Production I.G. The three trailers can be seen for...

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