Space Dandy, from the creator of Cowboy Bebop, coming to Adult Swim!

We're beyond excited about Space Dandy, a brand new anime from the folks who brought you Cowboy Bebop and Fullmetal Alchemist. And now, this new teaser trailer reveals it's coming to Adult Swim's Toonami... in January! » 12/02/13 10:50am 12/02/13 10:50am

Scifi and fantasy ladies pose as Rosie the Riveter for Labor Day

Labor Day isn't just an excuse to barbecue or squeeze in one last trip to the beach; it's also the day we remember the contributions of workers to society. These scifi, fantasy, and superheroines pay tribute to the wartime labor icon Rosie the Riveter—and show off their guns. » 9/02/13 12:00pm 9/02/13 12:00pm

We can't wait for Space Dandy, from the creator of Cowboy Bebop

We've got a long wait for Guardians of the Galaxy. There's no Stainless Steel Rat movie. But luckily, to fill the gap, there's Shinichiro Watanabe's Space Dandy, the new anime series debuting in early 2014. » 9/01/13 7:21am 9/01/13 7:21am

The 11 Most Evil Villains in Anime

Do you think Skeletor, the Joker, Megatron and Lex Luthor have the market cornered on evil? Not so fast. The world of manga and anime is just as full of villains as Western comics and cartoons are, and they’re no slouches in the murder and depravity departments. Here are 11 anime and manga villain you wouldn’t want to… » 8/28/13 12:00pm 8/28/13 12:00pm

20 Science Fiction Moments That Will Make Absolutely Anyone Cry

Yes, we don't care who you are. If you're not completely dead inside, like some freeze-dried husk, then there are certain moments from science fiction and fantasy that will make you break down. Here are 20 of the most tear-jerking moments from science fiction and fantasy stories. (Update: Added 5 more!) » 8/07/13 10:00am 8/07/13 10:00am

11 Sidekicks Who Are Indisputably Better Than Their Heroes

Heroes are usually larger than life, but sometimes it’s the person standing next to them that casts the bigger shadow. While main heroes usually get top-billing, but they can often be too boring, too troubled, or even too dumb to save the day. Thankfully, here are 11 sidekicks that pick up the slack — often doing a… » 8/06/13 10:05am 8/06/13 10:05am

10 Reasons Not to Bring Someone Back from the Dead

When you've got amazing technologies or strong magical powers, death doesn't have to have the final word. But is bringing the dead back to life always a good idea? We look the reasons it's better to say no to resurrection. » 6/07/12 10:00am 6/07/12 10:00am

New Fullmetal Alchemist 2 trailer is full of electric werewolves

The latest Full Metal Alchemist film, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, is coming to the U.S. in January, and here's the thrilling first trailer for U.S. audiences. Featuring some electrified wolf chimeras, a big metal bully, and lots of crazy action. » 12/08/11 12:40pm 12/08/11 12:40pm

Fan video proves that every anime show has the same opening credits

To highlight the fact that almost all anime shows start the same way, Derek Lieu has smushed 93 anime openings into less than five minutes. I want to stare wistfully into the sunset while walking in slow-mo with Golgo 13. » 11/27/10 10:30am 11/27/10 10:30am

20 mad scientists who turned against their creations

The greatest mad scientists dabble in forces that... wait for it... man (or woman) was not meant to meddle with. And many of them live to regret it. Here are 20 mad scientists whose journeys ended in remorse and despair. » 9/24/10 3:42pm 9/24/10 3:42pm

10 Reasons Not to Bring Someone Back from the Dead

When you've got amazing technologies or strong magical powers, death doesn't have to have the final word. But is bringing the dead back to life always a good idea? We look the reasons it's better to say no to resurrection. » 10/06/09 2:21pm 10/06/09 2:21pm