Big Fish and Begonia Review

4.8 out of 5
Rating: 4.8

Animated films are always a treat for me. It’s always interesting to see different animation techniques, styles, and the stories that can only really be truly told through the medium. Anime has played a large role in shaping some of

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Studio Ghibli Pop-Up Shop in San Francisco

The Studio Ghibli Pop-Up Shop at Toto’s Concept 190 in San Francisco is a fantastic venue that will blow away any fan of Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, or any of Studio Ghibli’s other animated works. The

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Terra Formars Season 1 Review

4.5 out of 5
Rating: 4.5

“If we are successful we will be able to eradicate the virus and save humanity from extinction, but there’s one slight problem.” Martian… Cockroaches. What a premise Tachibana Kenichi, what a premise indeed.  Having not been familiar with his work,

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Taiyou Con 2018: Interview with Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma

Taiyou Con 2018 boasted an impressive guest list comprised of voice actors, cosplay guests, and comedians. Toshio Furukawa is beloved anime industry veteran who’s voiced characters from popular series such as Dragon Ball (Piccolo), One Piece (Ace), and more. Shino

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Sailor Moon Crystal: Season 3 Collector’s Box Review

4.1 out of 5
Rating: 4.1

For as long as it’s existed, Sailor Moon has been a force-of-nature in the media world. The latest series, Sailor Moon Crystal – which started airing in 2014 – has released it’s third season box set on English shores. Join

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Splatoon Volume 1 Manga Review

3.3 out of 5
Rating: 3.3

Art and Story by Sankichi Hinodeya Published by Viz Media   It was only a matter of time before Splatoon, Nintendo’s most original and stylish video game IP this decade, would be adapted to other mediums. Many were hoping for

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A Silent Voice Review

5 out of 5
Rating: 5

A Silent Voice (also known as “The Shape of the Voice) is a manga series written by Yoshitoki Oima. The series has a pair of protagonists (Shoko Nishimiya) who is hearing impaired, and her classmate (Shoya Ishida) who actually bullied

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Neo Yokio Review: aka “How To Enjoy Fashion”

2.6 out of 5
Rating: 2.6

Studios: Production I.G., Studio Deen, MOI Animation, Infinite Elegance LLC, and Friends Night Aired: Sept 22, 2017 (6 episodes) Stream on Netflix ***This is a spoiler free review***   Neo Yokio, the latest animation project to be Distributed by Netflix

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Los Angeles Anime Film Festival 2017 Report

Rydgen Inc. and Azoland Pictures’ inaugural Los Angeles Anime Film Festival was held at Regal LA LIVE Stadium 14 during the weekend of September 15-17th. The festival was created to celebrate 100 years of Japanese animation. The film festival kicked

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Sony Plans On Acquiring Funimation

With a big surprise, An incredible announcement occurred earlier in the week. Funimation has agreed to be acquired by Sony Pictures and Television. The company has been valued at $150 million dollars. Funimation has been a staple point for anime

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