Attack on Titan gets rave reviews. I still need to watch it but I gather it can be more than a little brutal at times. Right now the anime series is avaiable on Crunchyroll and a live action is expected out in the winter of 2013. It was one of those titles that gained popularity [...]
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The Arise story is set in 2027, a year after the fourth non-nuclear world war. First a self-propelled mine explodes in the city and then a military member suspected of taking bribes in an arms-dealing scandal is shot dead. Daisuke Aramaki investigates, encountering the hacking guru and cyborg Motoko Kusanagi. Batou suspects Kusanagi is behind [...]
First Squad is an anime set on the Eastern Front as Russia fought the Nazis. We watched with English sub-titles and most of the dialogue was in Russian. The plot is straight forward with the twist at the start rather than the end. We follow a young woman, with a red blind fold and a [...]
Tempted by Studio Trigger’s Little Witch trailer? You might be after watching this free, 25 minute or so, Little Witch Academia. This is the original short film directed by Yoh Yoshinari and written by Masahiko Otsuka. Via Lauren Davis at Io9.
This year the London Anime Con will run from 20th to the 21st of July. The convention will be held at the Rocket Complex London Metropolitan University and the early signs are the con is nicely balanced. The convention lists some pretty impressive sponsors; Game.co.uk, Sfx, Yelp, Bandai Namco and plenty of others. At the [...]
The anime for the Hyperdimension Neptunia RPG has a trailer. The official site says that Masahiro Mukai is directing and Hitomi Takechi the designs used in the RPG for anime. The RPG was developed by Idea Factory and shipped by SEGA. It was a PS3 exclusive in Europe and the game itself is take on [...]
Ghost in the Shell Arise will air in four 50 minute episodes, starting in cinemas in Japan this June before moving on blu-ray for late July. The series features Mokoto Kusanagi as well as Batou however rather than Tachikoma it looks like we’ve a mech class of “Rojikoma” instead.
Made by the Japanese mobile game powerhouse GREE, Absolute Defense Leviathan is a role-playing game and soon to be moe fantasy anime. The story deals with the aftermath of a meteorite strike that unleashes evil creatures that are hostile to all living creatures in the planet. In response the fairy Syrup pulls together the “Aquafall [...]
One Piece is incredibly popular anime. It’s the story of pirates, with zany humour and strange powers. Monsters and creatures are common hazards but it looks like zombies aren’t a problem for Luffy.
This two minute plus trailer for the anime Majestic Prince has the space mech action up front. It’s the year 2110 and humanity is expanding across space to find more resources to harvest. Genetically tailored, evolved children, are the pilots of the mecha who have to battle against the alien lifeform called Urugaru.