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goblin slayer
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Goblin Slayer: Why You Shouldn’t Watch It, and Why You Should

One of the most controversial anime series to have come out in 2019 is Goblin Slayer, a dark fantasy series adapted from the manga and light novel series of the same name. Written by Kumo Kagyu and adapted into manga by Kosuke Kurose in the Monthly Big Gangan magazine, Goblin Slayer was the subject of controversy because of depictions of violence and sexual assault. The sensitive scenes in ...

wizard's symphony
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TRAILER: Arc System Works’ Wizard’s Symphony

Arc System Works is probably known by gamers for their sterling work on various anime-inspired fighting games. Their most recent one, Dragon Ball FighterZ is a tremendous critical and commercial success. But the truth is that they actually delve into genres outside of the fighting genre. ArcSys’ ability to produce stunning anime visuals definitely help them in this regard. Case in point, they ...

super dragon ball heroes
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WATCH: New Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Trailer

The Jump Festa ‘19, which happened over the weekend, expectedly saw a lot of new announcements for shonen-related videogames. One of the standouts was a new trailer for the card-battling action game Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission, which will see the arcade game franchise finally make its way to home and portable consoles via the Switch. The expected release date in Japan is April 4, ...

Bakugan Battle Planet Cartoon Network Teleton Dan Kouzo
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Bakugan Battle Planet starts brawling this weekend

The transforming marbles are back in Bakugan Battle Planet. The revamp of the once hugely successful kids anime property starts this Sunday, December 23rd on Cartoon Network in the United States at 7PM. New episodes of the series will then air throughout the entire week at 7AM before moving to its regular weekly time slot of 7AM on Saturdays beginning January 5th. The first two episodes are now ...

ghost in the shell
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CG Animated Ghost in the Shell Series Coming in 2020

The live action adaptations of anime franchises that can be found on Netflix have been hit or miss so far. For every gem like Full Metal Alchemist, you also get duds like Death Note. There are also stuff that are divisive, such as Bleach. So it is not a surprise when Netflix chose to produce yet another anime franchise, but chose to forego live action as the medium. Case in point, Netflix is ...

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Aggretsuko Gets a Christmas Episode on Netflix This Month

The Netflix original anime Aggretsuko will have a roaring heavy metal holiday this coming December 20, as the streaming service debuts a new 22 minute holiday special titled Aggretsuko: We Wish You a Metal Christmas. The special will have protagonist Retsuko developing an obsession with posting pics on social media, which in turn puts her Christmas at risk. Meanwhile, Haida still hopes to spend a ...

shonen jump
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Shonen Jump Will Be Free to Read Soon

For a long time now, Japanese publishers tried their best to stem the tide of piracy and unofficial scanlations of their work and while there have been convictions, it seems like a battle of attrition that the publishers are eventually going to lose, as the scanlation community pretty much works like a hydra – cut off one head and two more take its place. That may all change soon, as Shonen ...

saint seiya
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Toei Preps New Saint Seiya Series

Toei Animation Europe has recently announced that they have teamed up with various SVOD and TV platforms across the continent in order to simulcast a new spin-off series from the Saint Seiya franchise, title Saint Seiya Saintia Sho. Saint Seiya Saintia Sho is set after the events of Saint Seiya, and will address many of the questions left hanging by the original series. Namely: What were the ...

broly
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Funimation Announces English Cast of Dragon Ball Super: Broly!

At this point in time, fans of the Dragon Ball juggernaut franchise are already aware of the upcoming film, Dragon Ball super: Broly! Particularly the fact that the film will reintroduce the popular but movie-only character Broly, into official Dragon Ball canon. On the one hand, the new Broly design may look similar but on the other hand, it is a significant departure in characterization and ...

my hero academia
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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Blu Ray Includes All Might: Rising Adaptation

Folks who watched the My Hero Academia: Two Heroes anime film received a bonus volume 0 manga that told the All Might: Rising story. Penned by creator Kohei Horikoshi, the bonus manga was a bit of a rarity for fans outside of Japan. At least, it was until Viz Media published the short manga for free on their website (which you can read here, you just need to register a Viz Media ...

fruits basket
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Funimation Preps New Fruits Basket Anime

According to a recent announcement, US anime distributor Funimation is working on a new animated Fruits Basket series, with original creator Natsui Takaya attached as executive producer. The new series is slated for a 2019 debut via TV Tokyo. Funimation has licensed the series for streaming on the FunimationNow platform. As expected, they have also secured the home video rights. Fruits Basket ...

black clover
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Black Clover: Mugen no Kishidan Debuts in Japan

Black Clover: Mugen no Kishidan is a mobile RPG based on the Black Clover anime series. Originally announced in July, it has recently been released for the iOS and Android platforms in Japan. While definitely targeted towards fans of the series, it is also well-suited to newcomers to the franchise, as it features an original story. Black Clover: Mugen no Kishidan gives players the chance to play ...

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