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Answerman: Are There More Anime Remakes And Sequels These Days?

by Justin Sevakis, May 15th 2019

5 Unconventional But Heartwarming Families in Anime

May 15, 2019 3:30pm EDT
Families come in all shapes and sizes, so let’s check out some of the most memorable ones in anime!

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DeNA’s Hacka Doll News App Ends Service

posted on 2019-05-15 19:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
App for customized news feed inspired TV anime in 2015

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Better try to stream this one too, in case Crunchy removes the anime when the service is shut down…


Biore Anime Ad Focuses on High School Friendships

posted on 2019-05-17 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Fullmetal Alchemist Helmer Seiji Mizushima, Loveless Creator Yun Kouga Reunite for Tenkasoul Project

posted on 2019-05-18 10:25 EDT by Egan Loo
Gundam 00 creators’ “sengoku rock action” project casts Hiroshi Kamiya, Mamoru Miyano, Shouta Aoi

Six Yoko Kanno Projects We Don’t Talk About Enough

May 18, 2019 12:00pm EDT
From Nobunaga’s Ambition to Cardcaptor Sakura, we’re digging a little deeper on the composer’s birthday!

Anime Tourism Researcher Takeshi Okamoto Warns Against Over-Commercializing the Phenomenon

posted on 2019-05-18 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Eleven Arts Reveals Home Video Release for Penguin Highway Anime Film on August 6

posted on 2019-05-18 19:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film based on Tomihiko Morimi’s novel screened in U.S., Canada in April

Saudi Arabia’s Manga Productions, Toei Animation Reveal Title, More Staff, Visual for Upcoming Collaboration Film

posted on 2019-05-19 06:13 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Tetsuro Iwamoto designs characters, Kaoru Wada composes music for The Journey film.

Rakuma Poll: Over 80% of High School Girls Identify as an ‘Otaku’ of Something

posted on 2019-05-19 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
The majority have a positive impression of ‘otaku,’ but only 13.9% identify as an anime or voice actor otaku.

Five Anime to Scratch that Game of Thrones Itch!

May 20, 2019 10:00am CDT
As Game of Thrones roars to a fiery conclusion, we’ve got a handful of anime recs to feed your craving for more!

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Shelf Life - May 20th, 2019

by Paul Jensen, May 20th 2019

Japanese Home Video, Rental, Streaming Market Rises 8% in 2018

posted on 2019-05-21 13:51 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Paid streaming services continue to rise, with slight increase in physical disc sales

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What Anime Represent Each of Japan’s Eras?

May 21, 2019 1:00pm CDT
A look at Japan’s history, both what was happening in the country and what shows take place in each era.

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Kenichi Matsuyama Says His Most Favorite Robot Anime is “GaoGaiGar”

May 22, 2019 12:10am CDT
“I was so happy to join my favorite voice actor team.”

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After a scantalation site posted that what they were doing fell under “The Fair Use Clause”, ANN’s Editor decided to set the record straight.

(Click to read entire thread, still being added to when I posted this)

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Celebrating the Birth of a Legend with Hideaki Anno’s Top 10 Works!

May 22, 2019 12:00pm CDT
Let’s look back at Hideaki Anno’s eclectic filmography with our top 10 favorites!

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Tanishi Kawano’s Firefighter Romance Manga Gets Anime

posted on 2019-05-22 14:43 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
ComicFesta’s newest adult romance series premieres on July 7

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Answerman - Is Hunting Allowed In Japan?

by Justin Sevakis, May 22nd 2019

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