The Most Beautiful And Creative Cosplay of WonderCon: Final Batch!

No, we're not done with WonderCon cosplay yet! We already posted loads of great costumes from Friday and Saturday — but the most dedicated and fantastic cosplayers were back on Sunday, with some super-clever and off-the-wall looks. See for yourself! » 4/21/14 8:38pm Monday 8:38pm

​A Long Lost Doctor Who Adventure Finally Returns To The Present

Yes, "The Web of Fear" is the most recent Doctor Who serial to be rediscovered, and now it's available for viewing for the first time since it aired back in 1969. Plus the best Spider-Man cartoon ever, giant surfing robots and more, all in this week's home video releases! » 4/21/14 2:40pm Monday 2:40pm

The Most Amazing Cosplay From WonderCon: Day One!

Every year, the WonderCon cosplayers keep astonishing us, both with their attention to detail and with their creativity. You keep thinking you've seen it all — and then you see what people have come up with this year, and it's a brand new delight all over again. Here's our favorite cosplay from WonderCon day one. » 4/19/14 11:45am Saturday 11:45am

Individual Frames From The Anime Hunter X Hunter Are Amazing, Revealing

It's always cool when animators give fans a look at the what it takes to create a TV show or movie, and these Hunter X Hunter frames prove it takes a lot of work. Takahiko Abiru, one of the animation directors, has been tweeting some of the 18,000 frames he drew for the show since it was rebooted in 2011. » 4/16/14 1:59pm 4/16/14 1:59pm

Your Complete Spring 2014 Anime Guide

Spring means we get rain, flowers, warmer weather and, more importantly, a new anime season. But with 60 new anime in the pipeline, how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief blurbs about each to see which of them catches your interest. » 4/08/14 2:58pm 4/08/14 2:58pm

Doraemon Meets Akira In This Bleak Vision of the Future

Japan has selected the adorable robot cat Doraemon as its special ambassador for its 2020 Olympic bid. And as we all know, Akira predicted the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. That can mean only one thing... » 4/07/14 1:01pm 4/07/14 1:01pm

​12 Of The Most Obnoxious Anime Theme Songs Of All Time

Any anime fan can tell you that music is an integral part of anime. Mostly because Japanese music studios use their theme songs to pimp new/hot bands and drive sales, but also partially because this music is often god-awful. While no means a complete list, here are a dozen of the most terrible opening themes anime has… » 3/25/14 10:38am 3/25/14 10:38am

​The Gender-Flipping Martial Artist Who Created The US Anime Industry

It's hard to overstate importance of Ranma ½ to the U.S. anime fandom. Long before Dragonball Z or Pokémon, Rumiko Takahashi's martial arts comedy about a boy who changed genders whenever he's hit with hot or cold water created the first wave of anime fans who actually knew the word anime. And now Ranma ½ is back,… » 3/24/14 2:40pm 3/24/14 2:40pm

​You are not ready for The Visitor, Italy's most insane scifi movie

A young girl with telekinetic powers. A war between good and evil. The fight to give the girl a brother to mate with. And blond Jesus Christ. These are just a few of the elements that make Giulio Paradisi's 1979 movie The Visitor the "Mount Everest of insane '70s Italian movies," coming out this week on DVD! » 3/03/14 2:40pm 3/03/14 2:40pm