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Answerman: What Are Those Japanese Shows Where Celebrities React To Videos?

by Justin Sevakis, Sep 21st 2015

“Big O” Director Helms Next Animator Expo Short

September 21, 2015 4:45pm CDT
Kazuyoshi Katayama teams up with Gundam veteran and controversial manga artist Rui Takatou for “Ragnarok”

Christopher Poole Sells 4chan to 2channel Founder Hiroyuki Nishimura

posted on 2015-09-22 02:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Kuttsukiboshi’s Naoya Ishikawa Starts Promotional Anime Company

posted on 2015-09-23 09:45 EDT by Karen Ressler
Director offers inexpensive animation for small towns, businesses

The Intoxicating Lure of Idol Anime

by Nick Creamer, Sep 23rd 2015

Japan Animator Expo Streams ‘Ragnarok’ by Appleseed Director Katayama

posted on 2015-09-25 02:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Robot battle royale short with mecha designs from Patlabor’s Yutaka Izubuchi

Gundam’s Tomino Discusses 2D Fantasy Robot Anime Plans

posted on 2015-09-25 02:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Director considers making project with Sunrise instead of Hollywood

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Answerman: How Can I Get Anime Soundtracks on Vinyl?

by Justin Sevakis, Sep 25th 2015

FEATURE: Fanart Friday – Lessons in Idolatry

September 25, 2015 7:05pm CDT
I tried so hard to make this column not be about idols, but it’s about idols…

NHK Unearths Long-Lost Tezuka Anime

posted on 2015-09-25 21:45 EDT by Eric Stimson
Wonder-kun to air again after 46 years in obscurity

Toho Joins the Age of E-commerce with “TOHO animation STORE”

September 26, 2015 6:56am CDT
New website will offer online distribution of Toho titles beginning September 30, 2015

The List: 6 Smarties with Blue Hair

by Lynzee Loveridge, Sep 26th 2015

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Japanese Poll Picks Anime’s Most Pathetic Heroines

September 26, 2015 7:00pm CDT
It’s a tight running among candidates in male dominated vote

Japanese Fans Pick Top 8 “Cute Redhead Girl Characters”

September 27, 2015 5:15pm CDT
500 men and women between the ages of 20 and 30 were polled

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Gamba CG Anime Film’s Promo Features Chieko Baisho Theme Song

posted on 2015-09-28 04:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Song “Bokura ga Tabi ni Deru Riyū” composed by Kenji Ozawa

90-Year-Old Anime Composer Michiaki Watanabe Still Churning Out Soundtracks

posted on 2015-09-28 14:15 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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34th Animator Expo is ‘Robot on the Road’ From A Letter to Momo’s Okiura

posted on 2015-09-28 14:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Jin-Roh - The Wolf Brigade director is writing, directing animated short

Answerman: How Popular Are Anime Songs In Japan?

by Justin Sevakis, Sep 28th 2015

ANN Interview: Koji Morimoto

by Deb Aoki and Evan Minto, Sep 29th 2015

FEATURE: Aniwords – Anime. You.☆☆☆☆☆☆☆

September 29, 2015 7:05pm CDT
There’s anime. There’s you. There are explosions of a kind when they meet.

According to postings on 2ch, rumour has it that anime studio Manglobe has become bankrupt.
Trying to access the official site results in ‘HTTP 403.’