Usagi Sounds Perfectly Annoying In The New English Dub Of Sailor Moon

This is not a bad thing. If you're a Sailor Moon fan, you know Usagi — at least early on in her career as a Sailor Scout — sounds like an immature girl who's on the verge of crying at any given moment. Voice actress Stephanie Sheh nails it in Viz's new English dub of the classic shojo anime. » 7/16/14 11:40am 7/16/14 11:40am

A few quick thoughts on Sailor Moon Crystal Episode 1

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal just débuted in Japan (and across plenty of websites for us non-Japanese people to enjoy too), and I know there's plenty of fans of the Sailor Scouts around here - so here's a few of my thoughts on Sailor Moon's shiny new adventures! (Spoilers beyond the cut!) » 7/05/14 3:10pm 7/05/14 3:10pm

Japan's Live-Action Lupin the 3rd Movie Is Just Perfect

If you're any kind of fan of Japan's beloved gentleman-thief, you probably had your doubts that the long-lived character (he's approaching 50!) could translate from anime to live-action. But thanks to Godzilla: Final Wars' Ryuhei Kitamura as the director, and a fabulous cast, the upcoming movie looks like it nailed it. » 6/26/14 6:23am 6/26/14 6:23am

Goku's A God In The First English Trailer For The New Dragonball Z Film

It's been more than 17 years since Dragonball Z last had any new animation, so the movie Battle of Gods would be a big deal even if it hadn't been penned by creator Akira Toriyama himself and thus an official part of DBZ canon. But as this first-ever English trailer shows, it looks amazing anyways. » 6/20/14 7:50am 6/20/14 7:50am

​7 Magical Girl Series That Deserve Modern Sailor Moon-Style Remakes

When Sailor Moon Crystal debuts in Japan next month, it will bring the preeminent magical girl (also known as mahou-shojo in Japanese) anime back to TV for the first time since 1997. But Sailor Moon isn't the only anime superheroine deserving of a comeback — here are seven more magical girls we'd like to see back on… » 6/19/14 10:00am 6/19/14 10:00am

​Why There's No Goddamn Point In Ever Making An American Akira Movie

Greetings, letter-writers of the past! I'm doing pretty well, myself. I found this new village where they have some local lottery. I assume they don't give out cash, since society has fallen and all, but I entered it,hoping for some good prizes. We all drew slips this morning, and mine had a black dot... » 6/11/14 8:05am 6/11/14 8:05am