Monthly Archives: May 2013

First look at Shimizu’s Kiki

The first image has been released for Takashi Shimizu’s 2014 adaptation of┬áKiki’s Delivery Service, and it looks decent. The colorful, old-European aesthetic of the background building suits the story as well as the actress and costume, so hopefully the rest … Continue reading

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Super Heroine Chronicle for PS3/Vita

The magical girl subgenre seems ripe for a Super Robot Wars-style multi-franchise crossover, but there hasn’t been much produced (Magical Battle Arena is probably the best, but that’s an unlicensed doujin game). Enter news of Super Heroine Chronicle, an RPG … Continue reading

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Toy news roundup!

Toy news time, for Bluefin, Importing Monsters, Henshin Justice, and other places! With the Figuarts Sailor Moon selling really well (#1 toy on amazon.com!), it was just a matter of time until more were announced. Here’s a sneak peak at … Continue reading

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Kamen Teacher getting a TV drama

No sooner does Kamen Teacher Black start when there’s news of a live-action TV version of Tohru Fujisawa’s Kamen Teacher manga, coming this summer. Since I don’t recognoze any of the cast members and there’s no trailers yet there’s not … Continue reading

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Sentai Filmworks re-releasing Gatchaman

In case those Alex Ross-illustrated ADV DVDs of Tatsunoko’s original 1972 Science Ninja Team Gatchaman are too expensive to track down, Sentai Filmworks has announced that they’ll be re-releasing a 105-episode set of DVDs and Blu Rays in October. They’ll … Continue reading

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Time of Eve kickstarter BD makes crazy bank

Time of Eve is a pretty good little science fiction net animation from 2008, about a future cafe where customers are forbidden from distinguishing between humans and androids. The series was short enough to easily edit into a movie (with … Continue reading

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Kaiju Combat sneak peak

Simon Strange has been posting some behind-the-scenes stuff for Kaiju Combat on youtube. Here’s a look at some of the Kaijuland characters translated over for the first game, which will now be called The Fall of Nemesis (really building up … Continue reading

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