‘Fruits Basket’ Creator Delivers Heartfelt Message Ahead Of Anime’s Final Season

‘Fruits Basket‘ was recently announced to be entering its final season along with a poster to stir up excitement. Fans of the popular manga and anime were excited at the announcement, despite their despair that the slice-of-life series is coming to an end. Funimation, the company producing the English dub, shared the image on social…

Movie Review- The Ramen Girl

‘The Ramen Girl‘ is a 2006 romantic comedy directed by Robert Allan Ackerman based on a screenplay by Becca Topol. It is co-produced by the film’s star Brittany Murphy. Abby (Brittany Murphy) has moved to Tokyo, Japan to be with her boyfriend Ethan (Gabriel Mann), who breaks up with her after he gets a job…

‘Toradora!’ Anime Series Review

‘Toradora!’ is a high school “slice of life” romantic comedy anime that ran from 2008 to 2009. The show was created by J.C.Staff, running on TV Tokyo and dubbed by NIS America. It based on the manga by Yuyuko Takemiya. This review is based on the dub. Ryuji Takasu (Erik Scott Kimerer) is a high…

Inuyasha Spin-Off Announced By Viz Media

Fans of the popular anime series ‘Inuyasha‘ got some good news when it was announced that Viz Media formally announced a new spin-off of the show titled ‘Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon.’ Japanese company Sunrise Inc, who animated the original series, is returning with manga series creator Rumiko Takahashi and episode director Teru Sato of Inuyasha, according…

‘My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising’ Review- Go Beyond Plus Ultra!

Known in Japan as ‘Boku no Hīrō Akademia THE MOVIE: Hīrōzu: Raijingu,’ Funimation did the English version of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, directed by Kenji Nagasaki, produced by Studio Bones, and released through the Toho Company. Heroes-in-training and UA class 1-A students are transferred to Nabu Island to work as temporary heroes after the…

Music Review- Inoue Miyu: Boogie Back

What better way to celebrate the premier of Dragon Ball Super: Broly than to plug Japanese techno / pop star Inoue Miyu’s 2017 hit single Boogie Back? This song was featured in the closing credits of the popular anime series during the “Tournament of Power” saga and beyond, making it a hit in both Japan and…

Movie Review- Ghost In The Shell (2017)

Ghost In The Shell is an American remake of the anime film of the same name written by Masamune Shirow. It is directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler, and Ehren Kruger. Major Mira Killian (Scarlett Johansson) is a product of enhanced cybernetic science created by Hanka Robotics. Humanity has been increasingly…

Anime Movie Review- Kite Liberator

‘Kite Liberator‘ is a Japanese science fiction anime directed and written by Yasuomi Umetsu. It was produced by the animated studio ARMS and released in North America via Cinedigm Corp. It is 2008 a sequel to the television OVA Kite. Monaka (Xanthe Huynh) is a shy, reserved, and clumsy Tokyo high school student who works…

Anime Movie Review- Kite

Kite is a gritty, cyberpunk anime written and directed by Yasuomi Umetsu. Released in 1998, it premiered in Japan as an original video animation (OVA/miniseries) and has a sordid history with censorship. Speaking of which, this review is based on the heavily edited 2000 English dub version. Sawa (Charlie Watson) is an orphaned young girl…

My Top 10 Transformers Forms For Megatron

The Transformers were a well-known staple of Saturday morning cartoons. While the show had an array of excellent characters, very few villains brought more terror to the science fiction franchise than the leader of the evil Decepticons, known other than Megatron. Throughout the years, he has several different forms when battling Optimus Prime and the…

My Top 10 Galvatron Forms In Transformers

Galvatron has taken various forms in the various facets of the Transformers franchise. Most of the time, he is an upgraded version of the Decepticon leader Megatron, but other times he is a solo herald of Unicron. Whatever the case may be, he is a truly terrifying villain who has challenged the entirety of the…