14
Aug
Lucky Otakon '11 attendees may have seen the latest offering from Makoto Shinkai, Children Who Chase Lost Voices From Deep Below, but for the rest of us mere mortals it's not all gloom and despair. News today that the feature looks set to be released onto DVD and Blu Ray in Japan. Fandom Post has reported that the feature film will be released on November...
14
Aug
Maya Miyazaki's Holy Knight manga, which has been adapted into an anime with the same, has has the opening title sequence posted online by studio Cammot. Holy Knight looks set to another smash anime if the opening credit are anything to go by :) Holy Knight is a dramatic school romantic anime which tells the story of Mizumura Shinta, a student who comes across a student...
Hayao Miyazaki is a name that reverberates around the Otaku world as the creator of some of the most beloved and classic anime films to come out of Japan. Under the Studio Ghibli banner, Miyazaki has released such classics as Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Monoke and Spirited Away to name but a few. Breaking news today regarding the status of his new project which is...
25
Jul
Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan now has a new attraction for you to check out the next time you're there, the One Piece themed restaurant. Titled "Sanji's Pirate Restaurant", check the video below to see it in action, probably not the best video to judge it by either :)
25
Jul
Great piece of artwork found over on reddit.com depicting a fan's desire to see Harry Potter as an anime. Have a good long look at the artwork as it practically tells the story of Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part.2 so SPOILER ALERT if you haven't seen it yet. It really is quite beautiful and very detailed though and makes you wonder, "what if...
15
Jul
Toyota love their range of Prius cars and Neon Genesis, this was never made more evident than when they converted the former Sengokuhara Middle School, in Hakone, to look and resemble the Tokyo-3 No. 1 Middle School which is the school Shinji Ikari and his comrades attended. Apparently the Hakone area served as inspiration for the locales used in Neon Genesis Evangelion. You may be wondering...
13
Jul
Bandai have spoilt their fans rotten with news that they're releasing a Neon Genesis Evangelion cake only available to Japanese customers, surprise surprise :( Slicing the round log chocolate cake open reveals an Angel all the way through, the angels of course the nemesis of the EVA's in the cult classic. The cake also comes with an Evangelion sword replica as well as a 13cm...
Coyote Ragtime Show DVD Box Set: Complete Collection An anime about a group of interstellar pirates intent on stopping a photonic blowing up a planet called Graceland manages to be thought provoking while providing edge of your seat thrills! Spread out out over 12 episodes on 2 discs, CRS is a fantastic addition to the anime canon and one that completely deserves to be in...
18
Jun
Appleseed Movie DVD supplied by Otaku Fuel Shirow Masamune is a name that reverberates around the Otaku world. He singlehandedly kept the industry alive with a cult classic in the form of Ghost In the Shell. This was followed closely by another classic, Appleseed which was faithfully brought to the anime world by director, Shinji Aramaki. Appleseed was a huge smash in 2004 and even...
18
May
Ok, so I've been trying to find anime for my wife that we can watch together but she's a not a big fan of the "crazy moments" in anime where the characters just have random moments of crazy behaviour, think Bleach or Naruto or even Xxxholic. See video below for point of reference...I don't mind them and am used to seeing them but my wife...not...