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Netflix’s Anime Plans Expand Even Further With Adaptation of Cult Capcom RPG Dragon’s Dogma

From nabbing streaming rights to classics like Neon Genesis Evangelion, to co-producing new series ranging from adaptations of its own shows to icons like Ultraman, Netflix is leaning all the way in on anime lately. And now it’s going even further, with the help of a beloved, weird Capcom game. Read More >>

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Exclusive: Michael B. Jordan Opens Up About His New Animated Series gen:LOCK

Rooster Teeth’s new animated series gen:LOCK from Gray Haddock is a near-future sci-fi fantasy set in a world where war is waged with hulking, humanoid mechas operated by hotshot pilots. The anime which inspired gen:LOCK are written all over the show, and its hero, Julian Chase (Michael B. Jordan) immediately reads as exactly the kind of character you’d expect to be heading up the fight to save humanity. Read More >>

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This Stylish Cowboy Bebop Fan Film Kicks Ass

Cowboy Bebop is one of the best animes of all time, and it’s all about mood. There’s a sheen of style, a slick jazzy vibe, that runs through the whole thing that makes it work. The only way to adapt Cowboy Bebop is to get that tone right, and this fan film nails it. Read More >>

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See Hayao Miyazaki Meet His First CG Creation in This Clip From Never-Ending Man

The story behind animation legend Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement from Studio Ghibli—and nascent return to work on new animation mediums and deliver one last film—is well known at this point. But a new documentary wants to show the world the personal struggle behind Miyazaki’s latest quest, and we’ve got a brief look. Read More >>

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A Blade Runner Anime Series? Sure, Why Not?

The world of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner is a dystopia that just won’t go away. On the heels of Titan’s recently-announced Blade Runner comics series, Adult Swim has just revealed its plans for a new animated series set before the events of the recent sequel film, Blade Runner 2049. Read More >>

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Netflix to Make Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Series, Continue World Domination

Just when you thought Netflix couldn’t have any more incredibly massive content coming in the future, it just up and announced a live-action Cowboy Bebop series. Read More >>

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A Skeletal Anime Star Is Teaching Me a Lot About the Japanese Comics Industry

One of my favorite new anime this season isn’t full of explosive action or high drama. It’s not even the one about high school archery. It’s about a skeleton named Honda who sells books. As well as being hilarious, he offers some fascinating insight into the world of selling comics in Japan. Read More >>

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Netflix Is Making a Pacific Rim Anime Series

It’s a good day to be a fan of giant kaiju. Netflix has announced that it’s expanding further into animation with several new anime series, including ones based on Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon. Read More >>

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This Extraordinary Fan Animation Sends My Hero Academia Slamming into Super Smash Bros. 

All-Might is barrelling into the reality of Super Smash Bros., and everything is better for it. Read More >>

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Read an Excerpt From Garrison Girl, the First Full-Length English Attack on Titan Novel

The grim world of Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan manga has evolved into a multimedia franchise as gigantic as its titular titan behemoths, with movies, spinoffs, and a popular anime series. But now the series is doing something a little different: an English-language novel for young adults, and Gizmodo has a sneak peek. Read More >>

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Ultraman is Coming to Netflix, Alongside The Return of Castlevania And Aggretsuko

Anime Expo is upon us, and Netflix is taking the opportunity to remind us that it has a metric buttload of anime and anime-adjacent shows on the way, with returning series like the bloody awesome Castlevania adaptation and the extremely cathartic return of Aggretsuko. But it’s also got a couple more surprises on the way, too. Read More >>

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This Video Explores the Shinto Spirituality of Hayao Miyazaki’s Films

Like any prolific director, anime legend Hayao Miyazaki has a few preoccupations in his writing. Particularly, he’s fascinated by the natural world, and the conflict between man’s desires and nature’s power. Read More >>

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The Internet Has Turned Erik Killmonger Into The Ultimate Anime Fanboy

We know by now that Michael B. Jordan, who plays Erik Killmonger in the Black Panther film, is a bonafide anime fan. But what if Killmonger was, too? Read More >>

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Michael B. Jordan Loves Anime, and Wants You to Know It

Michael B. Jordan’s stellar turn as Black Panther’s complex villain figure Erik Killmonger has the world talking. Sure, they’re talking about how great he is in Black Panther, but they’re also talking about something else: the fact that the young actor loves himself some anime, and is loud and proud about it. Read More >>