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Weathering With You Gets a Gorgeous New Trailer Ahead of Its Western Release

Filmmaker Makoto Shinkai has followed up Your Name with another smash hit, Weathering With You, which has already earned nine figures in Japan and will be the country’s pick for Best International Feature at the Academy Awards. In this new subtitled trailer, it’s easy to see why it’s made such a splash. Read More >>

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Listen to the Original Voice of Ash Ketchum Congratulate Him on a Long-Awaited Pokémon League Win

Ash Ketchum, star of the Pokémon anime and perennial clutcher of defeat from the jaws of victory, is finally the winner of a Regional Pokémon League. The world of Pokémon fandom is rejoicing with him, including...himself? Read More >>

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The New Lupin III CG Movie Looks Bloody Incredible

When it comes to manga and anime adaptations, 3D has a bit of a bad rap—sometimes for good measure, when it’s used as a clumsy shorthand around traditional animation. But the latest adventure for Japan’s most iconic gentleman thief (sorry, Joker) wants to buck that trend by being downright bloody gorgeous. Read More >>

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Norse Mythology? Zack Snyder? Anime? Netflix? Sure, Why Not?

Netflix’s apparently insatiable appetite for all things anime continues to grow, as there’s yet another new program on the way. And though Zack Snyder (yes, that Zack Snyder) will create and executive produce the as-yet-unnamed show, it’s a little out of his usual superhero realm. The anime will be “set in the world of Norse mythology,” according to a Netflix press release. Read More >>

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This Cool Short Film Turns Stranger Things into Anime

Hawkins is about to get real animated. This new short film takes highlights from Stranger Things’ first two seasons and flips them, well, Upside Down. Read More >>

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Akira Is Getting a 4K Remaster, and a New Anime

Katsuhiro Otomo is returning to his seminal work for a brand new animated project – one that will go beyond what the iconic 1988 film already accomplished. Read More >>

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Attack on Titan Will End With Its Fourth Season

The giant-killing anime will slay its last when it wraps up in its fourth season. Read More >>

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Bewear Just Became One of the Strongest Pokémon Ever

Unlike in Nintendo’s Pokémon games where legendary Pokémon are so exceedingly rare that most people question whether or not they actually exist, the unique creatures make rather frequent appearances in the franchise’s anime television shows and films, where they’re featured as being integral parts of special stories. Read More >>

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Crunchyroll Is Raising Its Prices for the First Time

While Netflix continues to add more anime to its streaming offerings, Crunchyroll remains the top dog of streaming anime providers. However, in order to maintain its lead and offset the increasing cost of running a streaming business, Crunchyroll is instituting its first-ever price hike. Read More >>

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Neon Genesis Evangelion Finally Hits Netflix June 21

After confirming late last year that it had acquired the streaming rights to Hideaki Anno’s legendary mecha anime/psychedelic existential crisis simulator Neon Genesis Evangelion, Netflix has now revealed that the entire 26 episode series—as well as the movies Evangelion: Death True² and The End of Evangelion—will, at last, hit the streaming service on June 21. Crank up the Yoko Takahashi and check out the reveal trailer below: Read More >>

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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 >>