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Anime News Network’s Holiday 2015 Gift Guide

by Zac Bertschy, Nov 28th 2015
Part 6: Games


Answerman: Why Is Sunday So Dead At Anime Conventions?

by Justin Sevakis, Nov 28th 2015


Oscar-Nominated ‘Dam Keeper’ Directors Detail ‘Moom’ Short With Anime Studios

posted on 2015-11-28 14:00 EST
Former Pixar artists Daisuke Tsutsumi, Robert Kondo adapt Genki Kawamura’s picture book


And what awaits them at home? Many of them will need to go back to work the next day.

Among everything else mentioned, this was the first thing I thought of right away. Sundays are probably extremely dreadful when there’s this and the long trip back to consider.


Answerman: Why Do Delta Airlines Flights Have Japanese Movies?

by Justin Sevakis, Nov 30th 2015


Amazon Japan Announces Top-Selling Anime Disc of 2015

Dec 1, 2015

Manga Top 10

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MEGA POLL: Your Top 5 TV Anime of 2015

Dec 1, 2015

It’s the end of 2015, which means it’s time for year-end countdown best-of lists! We’re putting together a big feature on the best anime series of 2015, and we need your input.


Shunji Iwai Directs Yen Town Band’s ‘Ainone’ Anime Music Video

posted on 2015-12-02 07:01 EST
1st song recorded under Yen Town Band name in 19 years


What Makes Kyoto Animation So Special?

by Nick Creamer, Dec 2nd 2015
Anime fans have been waxing rhapsodical about the glory of Kyoto Animation, the house behind megahits like K-ON! and Free!, for years. What is it that makes their work so meaningful to so many?


Answerman: Why Are Anime DVDs More Expensive Than Western Animation?

by Justin Sevakis, Dec 2nd 2015


Food Porn - IGN Anime Club Episode 32


Rumi Ochiai Replaces Sumiko Shirakawa as Nakajima-kun in Sazae-san Anime

posted on 2015-12-04 03:30 EST
Shirakawa passed away on November 27


Ensemble Stars! Game’s Website Images List Anime, Stage Play

posted on 2015-12-04 08:15 EST
"Idol-training produce game" stars 30+ male voice actors


Live-Action Chibi Maruko-chan Cast Voices Guest Roles in Upcoming Anime Film

posted on 2015-12-04 11:15 EST
Comedian, Fuji TV announcers also voice characters in 1st Maruko-chan film in 23 years


What’s The Best First Episode You’ve Ever Seen?

Dec 4th 2015
We asked our team of critics one simple question: what is the single best first episode of an anime series you’ve ever seen, regardless of how the show turned out?


That is so tough. Sword Art Online will probably get my vote. For me that set the stage for an exciting wild ride within the game.


Yamato: 2199 is mine, basic Plot and almost all the main characters are introduced with the end shot of the sunken Yamato really caps the episode off almost perfectly.


Answerman: How Is Online Streaming Doing in Japan?

by Justin Sevakis, Dec 4th 2015


Ensemble Stars! TV Anime, Stage Play Confirmed

posted on 2015-12-04 14:30 EST


Japanese Industry Insiders Pick 2015’s Best Anime, Games

posted on 2015-12-04 15:15 EST by Eric Stimson
Also: dramas, films