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The Mike Toole Show: Sports Anime Spikes Back

by Mike Toole, Nov 15th 2015


Japan Considers Revising Copyright Law Due to Trans-Pacific Partnership

posted on 2015-11-15 22:45 EST
Revision could allow for unilateral enforcement of intellectual property violators


Online Voting Begins for Sugoi Japan Award 2016 Nominees

November 16, 2015 8:50am CST
Awards celebrate pop culture that Japan would like to share with the rest of the world


Answerman: What Will The Trans-Pacific Partnership Do To Anime?

by Justin Sevakis, Nov 16th 2015


Anime Characters’ Crazy Hairstyles Ranked in Charapedia Poll

posted on 2015-11-16 14:35 EST by Carlos Cadorniga


FEATURE: Aniwords – How Anime Avatars Explain Life

November 17, 2015 7:35pm CST
With anime avatars, we have all become… gods…


Japanese Anime Fans Pick Best Opening Songs

posted on 2015-11-18 00:10 EST by Eric Stimson
Lia appears twice

Voting Begins for Yomiuri Shimbun’s Sugoi Japan Awards

posted on 2015-11-18 07:00 EST by Eric Stimson


Why Dangerous Anime Boys Are All The Rage

by Rose Bridges, Nov 18th 2015
Harem shows for women are full of 'em: emotionally manipulative vampires, boys who shove you around, men as dangerous as they are desirable. What is it about these guys that drives female fans wild?


Answerman: What’s Wrong With Fan Translations?

by Justin Sevakis, Nov 18th 2015


Studio DEEN Produces Reikenzan January TV Anime Series

posted on 2015-11-19 03:15 EST
Tsubasa Yonaga stars in anime based on popular Chinese online novel, comic series


“Tekkaman Blade” Blu-ray Box to be Released in January 2016

November 19, 2015 8:50am CST
Including a newly-recorded interview with Toshiyuki Morikawa (D-Boy)


Japanese Fans Rank “Top 20 Cutest Anime Mascot Characters”

November 19, 2015 8:29pm CST
10,000 fans pick the cutest mascot from a list of 73 candidates in recent online poll


Animator Expo Project Removes 1st, 2nd Seasons on November 23

posted on 2015-11-20 05:45 EST


Jaku-San-Sei Million Arthur Web Anime’s 1st Episode Streamed

posted on 2015-11-20 08:00 EST


The Ultimate Guide to the Animator Expo Shorts

by Kevin Cirugeda, Nov 20th 2015
The first two seasons of the wildly creative explosion of light and color known as the Animator Expo are going away soon. Kevin Cirugeda is here to guide you through what’s worth watching and what isn’t before they’re gone forever


FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Greatest Sh*t Ever Edition

November 20, 2015 7:05pm CST
On this week’s Fanart Friday, Nate gives his top recommendations for anime, manga, games, movies, and more!


Asahi Production Makes Promotional Anime For City in Yamaguchi Prefecture

posted on 2015-11-21 18:45 EST
Video follows daughter raised in Mine city


Gainax’s Fukushima Studio Animates Shorts of Warlord Date Masamune

posted on 2015-11-22 21:00 EST
“Masamune Datenicle” to promote Date City by showing warlord when he was young


Anime News Network’s Holiday 2015 Gift Guide

by Lynzee Loveridge and Zac Bertschy, Nov 23rd 2015
Part 1: Art & Books


Answerman: What Made The Big Anime Conventions So Big?

by Justin Sevakis, Nov 23rd 2015