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FEATURE: What Are Your Favorite Musical Cues in Anime?

August 03, 2020 10:00am CDT
With the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack now available streaming, today let’s explore the power of an effective music cue!

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RECS: Top 30 Anime of All Time According to SungWon Cho, aka ProZD

August 04, 2020 2:47pm CDT
Voice actor, YouTuber, and anime fan dishes out his top series, movies, and manga

Ikki Tousen, Elfen Lied’s Studio Arms Declares Bankruptcy

posted on 2020-08-05 01:03 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Also known under formal name Common Sense; produced Mezzo, Queen’s Blade, Samurai Girls


Niconico Showcases Your Favorite Anime Beach Moments

August 05, 2020 12:25pm CDT
“Take Back Summer with Anime!” programming starts August 8

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Tadashi Sudo: Does Japanese Animation Suffer From the Galápagos Syndrome?

posted on 2020-08-05 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

FEATURE: Anime Academy Teaches All About the Anime Production Process

August 06, 2020 10:00am CDT
Learn about how animation goes from concept to finished product with this educational video series

Sushi Sumo Picture Book Gets TV Anime Next April

posted on 2020-08-07 09:30 EDT by Egan Loo
Masako An’s comedy about sushi entrees competing in sumo ring

Toei, Kodansha, Other Anime Firms Launch YouTube Initiative With Overseas Plans

posted on 2020-08-07 09:59 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Anilog streams Black Jack, Future Boy Conan on launch in Japan

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Food Gets in the Fighting Spirit in Dosukoi Sushizumou TV Anime

August 07, 2020 8:56am CDT
Adaptation based on children’s picture book series by Ahn Masako hits Japanese TV in April of 2021

Promare, BNA, and the Outrage of the Oppressed

by Jaylon Martin, Aug 7th 2020

MECHA-UDE Director Partners With Japanese Town for Robot-Filled Anime Shorts

August 07, 2020 7:40pm CDT
Episode 1 of Shiro, the Giant, and the Castle of Ice released today, rest by December 2020


Sae Okamoto’s ‘Shiro, the Giant, and the Castle of Ice’ Anime Shorts Launch After COVID-19 Delay

posted on 2020-08-07 22:10 EDT by Adriana Hazra
1st episode by Mecha-Ude director now streaming with LieN’s music video

ROUND-UP: The News In Anime 08/03/2020-08/07/2020

August 07, 2020 9:00pm CDT
Let’s check in on the anime industry, shall we?

OPINION: Mamoru Oshii’s Haunting Dystopias Were More Prescient Than You Remember

August 08, 2020 2:30pm CDT
It’s Mamoru Oshii’s birthday! Let’s take a look at some of his surprisingly relevant dystopian films

Japanese Physical Home Video Sales Dip 7.9% in Japan in 1st Half of 2020

posted on 2020-08-10 06:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Home video purchases down 6.4%, rentals down 13.5%

Bandai Namco Pictures Announces Saikyō Kamizmode Anime

posted on 2020-08-10 06:49 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New anime is part of larger franchise about sumo, including rhythm card arcade game

ANN Survey: ANN Coffee Cup (and other merch)


Top 5 must-watch anime from Kyoto Animation


Rick and Morty head to Tokyo in new anime short with bombshell revelations【Video】

Come for the Japanese anime references, stay for the plot-changing twist that’s blown viewers’ minds.

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Kensho Ono Stars in New Anime by Yuri!!! on Ice’s MAPPA Studio in October

posted on 2020-08-11 23:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime premieres in TV Asahi’s late-night weekend block NUMAnimation as it goes nationwide

Yoshimasa Hosoya Stars in Pierre Itō’s Mouseman Anime Film

posted on 2020-08-13 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
September 25 indie anime about mouse cyborg hero produced entirely remotely