News Archives: 2015


Anime Roundup: December 17, 2015
'Little Witch Academia' sequel hits Netflix, Shoji Kawamori hits back at his ripoffs, and a whole bunch of trailers hit us in the face.
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Anime Roundup: December 10, 2015
'Gundam Zeta' comes to the U.S.; Osamu Tezuka comes to Comixology; and 'Only Yesterday' comes to theaters. And farewell to Akiyuki Nosaka and Takamasa Sakurai.
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Anime Rondup: December 3, 2015
Farewell, Shigeru Mizuki.
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Anime Roundup: November 26, 2015
'Millennium Actress' inspiration passes away; 'Snow White with the Red Hair' gets a 2nd season; and Sam Riley is a Laughing Man.
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Anime Roundup: November 19, 2015
Tribulations of the TPP, 'Wandering Son' needs your wallet's help, and the U.S. 'Death Note' is not dead yet.
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Anime Roundup: November 12, 2015
'Five Star Stories' back on the rails; a 'Lucy' castmate is Batou in the live-action 'Shell' project; 'Dragon Half' is a-streaming.
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Anime Roundup: October 28, 2015
Miike's "Blade", Herman's "Ghost", Rodriguez's Gally.
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Anime Roundup: October 1, 2015
Delta of Macross: Ladies and gentlement, there's a new Macross in town, and its name is Macross Delta. Don't know a blessed thing about it 'cept the title, and that it's likely to have a) variable fighters, b) a love...
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Anime Roundup: September 23, 2015
A live-action 'Lychee Light Club', an animated 'Phoenix Wright', and a sad goodbye to a fellow fan.
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Extra-Length Anime Roundup, September 17, 2015
Due to travel and work, I wasn't able to get a news post out, but this installment will be extra-long for your perusing pleasure. Still no justice: The mother of Darrien Hunt, the cosplayer who was shot dead by Utah...
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Anime Roundup: August 27, 2015
'Yesterday', coming to a tomorrow near you; live 'Ghosts'; and 'Eden' in limbo.
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Anime Roundup: August 20, 2015
'Mind Game' will stream to the world! 'Galactic Railroad' will come to Blu! And 'Sailor Moon' will come to Australia ... and in a different transfer than us Yanks had!
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Anime Roundup: August 13, 2015
An interview with the creator of the 'D'; TPP treaty's chilling effects on doujinshi examined; and Back Jack is Back, sorta.
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Anime Roundup: August 6, 2015
A glimpse at 'In This Corner Of The World', a new dub for an old Ghibli, and 'Red Ash' makes the Kickstarter cut.
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Anime Roundup: July 31, 2015
Post-Otakon announcement wrap, 'Galaxy Express 999' pulls into the Hulu station ... and how you can sell millions of copies to fans and still go unnoticed by fandom.
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Anime Roundup: July 23, 2015
In this issue: Karuta, Kickstarters and Viewster.
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Patreon Milestone 1 2 Reached For Ganriki.org! Pick A Series!
We've reached our first Patreon monthly funding goal! Time for you to pick a series: Steins;Gate, Kill La Kill, or Black Lagoon?
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Anime Roundup: July 16, 2015
'Attack' on audiences; a peek at a new 'Gundam' and a new Oshii; and Udon's got a brand-new 'Rose'.
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Anime Roundup: July 10, 2015
Riches from Anime Expo, "Berserk" and "Devil Blues" back on the rails, and tons-a-Gundam.
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Anime Roundup: July 1, 2015
FUNimation's got a live 'Titan'; Tokyopop's got a brand-new (and terrible) contract; and there's a good reason companies can't tell you if they have licensed a given title.
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Anime Roundup: June 18, 2015
'Belladonna', an ex-Ghibli producer starts his own thing, and both 'Devilman' and 'Evangelion' are Blu.
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Anime Roundup: June 11, 2015
China's anime blacklist; Yoshitaka Amano's exhibition; and a 'Ghost in the Shell' Sony TV demo.
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Anime Roundup: June 5, 2015
'Sidonia S2' trailer; 'Evangelion' still sells; crowdsourcing makes good.
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Anime Roundup: May 28, 2015
Anno's gloom and doom; Yonebayashi talks 'Marnie'; Aramaki in Forbes; and a little news about some little witches.
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Anime Roundup: May 21, 2015
Tow Ubukata talks, anime fans rally against racism, and Miyazaki gets grouchy again.
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Anime Roundup: April 30, 2015
'Robotech' seeks a Wan director; 'Under the Dog''s new crew speaks up; 'Alita' gets a 25th-anniversary gift.
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Anime Update: April 23, 2015
Live-action 'Ghost' gets going next year; 'Attack on Titan''s trailer attacks eyes everywhere; and various Ghibli goodies.
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Anime Roundup: April 17, 2015
"Marnie" trailer! "Vampire Hunter D" back in print! Live-action 'Chihayafuru'!
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Anime Roundup: April 8, 2015
'Gargantia' 2nd season cancelled; 'Rin-ne' to stream on Crunchyroll; and Discotek Media's release slate becomes all the more a thing of beauty.
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Anime Roundup: April 2, 2015
Anime Sols goes dark, Hideaki Anno is the new Godzilla-meister, and 'Planetes' returns to our solar system
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Anime Roundup: March 25, 2015
Knight in the high castle: This tweet speaks for itself. Fav this tweet if you would read LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES. — Haikasoru (@Haikasoru) March 24, 2015 I would. I would. I most definitely indeedy would would would. Give...
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Anime Roundup: March 18, 2015
AnimEigo's new projects; Japan's pushback against the TPP; 'Turn A Gundam' is a-comin', and much more.
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Anime Roundup: March 11, 2015
Yoshihiro Tatsumi passes on; controversy erupts over a Western online manga; 'AKIRA' is once again apparently off the rails; and much, much more.
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Anime Roundup: March 4, 2015
Theatrical anime comes a cropper in Japan, mainland China gets its fandom on, and Takahata talks his post-'Kaguya' project.
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Anime Roundup: February 25, 2015
ADV's rumored return, Astro-Boy's three-in-one resurrection, and 'Sidonia' makes it to home media.
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Anime Roundup: February 18, 2015
A new 'Black Lagoon' is preparing to ship; 'ARISE' arises again; and FUNimation doubles up on its dubs.
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Anime Roundup: February 12, 2015
GKIDS talks, "Golgo 13" ends, Miike directs manga, and copyright extensions threaten Japanese literary masterpieces.
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Anime Roundup: February 5, 2015
Discotek conquers all with their reissues; Evangelion is back in Blu (if only in Japan for now); and Japan sheds a bit more of its pacifism, but what's replacing it?
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Anime Roundup: January 29, 2015
A day late with the news, due to things happening, but not a dollar short, I'm sure. The wanderer returns: Takehiko Inoue's sensational Vagabond, his manga treatment of the story of Miyamoto Musashi and one of the X Number Of...
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Anime Roundup: January 21, 2015
Origa, lost to us too soon; GTO, returning to us thanks to Hulu; GKIDS, giving us Ghibli's "Marnie"; and more.
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Anime Roundup: January 14, 2015
ScarJoShell has a release date, a cancelled Yoshitoshi ABe project is in motion again, and Tokyo ESP is headed for English-language shelves.
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Anime Roundup: January 6, 2015
Welcome to the first year of the rest of your lives! Scarlett's our Motoko: Prospective Motoko Kusanagi Scarlett Johannson has formally signed on according to Variety. Our analysis is here, in case you missed it. Also, go back and check...
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