​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

The 12 Least Threatening Dragons of All Time

Dragons are powerful, savage beasts that rule the air and land, hoard gold, and burn knights alive in their armor… except when they’d rather play with 8-year-olds instead. There’s a whole movement of “nice” dragons that are tarnishing the reputation of real, hardworking evil dragons, and it’s got to stop. These are the … » 7/31/13 11:25am 7/31/13 11:25am

Hiccup soars in the first How to Train Your Dragon 2 trailer

Looks like the training is going pretty well! The first How to Train Your Dragon 2 trailer has finally arrived, and it contains nothing but a single scene of (the older, sexier) Hiccup and Toothless soaring through the air before Hiccup decides to jump dragon — and then continues soaring through the air. You'll see. » 7/12/13 7:40am 7/12/13 7:40am

12 Most Unfaithful Movie Versions of Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Tomorrow, Max Brooks' acclaimed novel World War Z becomes a movie... well, sort of. They kept the title. Actually, World War Z is just the latest in a long line of films that depart from the books so much, they're basically a brand new story. Here are 12 science fiction and fantasy movies that toss the book out the… » 6/20/13 10:13am 6/20/13 10:13am

Season 3 of Transformers: Prime begins with Optimus Prime nearly dead

This week in the world of cartoons, we welcome Ultimate Spider-Man and Transformers: Prime back into the fold. Optimus Prime looks pretty banged up, while Spider-Man takes a trip to Boston to fight New England-themed villains. Adventure Time, Regular Show, and Gravity Falls are off this week, but will return. As… » 3/23/13 7:00am 3/23/13 7:00am

Everything You Need to Know About How to Train Your Dragon Spinoff,

The How to Train Your Dragon spin-off Dragons: Riders of Berk will be the first Dreamworks TV series to premiere on Cartoon Network — with the series set to fill in the gap between the 2010 feature film and its 2014 sequel, How to Train Your Dragon 2. And yesterday at Comic Con, we learned everything there is to know… » 7/14/12 8:20am 7/14/12 8:20am