Evangelion Creator Hideaki Anno To Co-Direct Japan's New Godzilla Movie

Although this news dropped in Japan yesterday, it does not appear to be any sort of April Fool’s Day nonsense. Variety is reporting that Toho Studios’ new Godzilla movie will be co-directed by anime legend Hideaki Anno, along with the art above. But it’s Godzilla’s other director that has us really excited. » 4/02/15 7:02am 4/02/15 7:02am

This R2-D2 Hangs Out In Your Fridge And Reminds You Not To Waste Energy

The Force Awakens may not be out for another 9 months, but I think we might have reached peak 'weird Star Wars' tie-in merch: This tiny little R2 sits in your fridge and furiously beeps at you if you leave the door open too long. It's also meant to single people feel less lonely, too! » 3/11/15 6:38pm 3/11/15 6:38pm

A History Of Gundam, The Anime That Defined The Giant Robot Revolution 

Almost four decades ago, Mobile Suit Gundam aired in Japan and changed the way the country looked at giant robots. Here's a brief history of how Gundam established a new genre of anime, changed the way the West consumed Japanese animation, and became a cultural touchstone for the robotics technology of the future. » 3/09/15 11:00am 3/09/15 11:00am

Not Content With Branded Real Food, Sailor Moon Gets Branded Fake Food

The 20th anniversary of the Sailor Moon Manga's release, as well as the launch of Sailor Moon Crystal, has seen kind of an explosion in Sailor Moon marketing mania recently. We've had tortilla chips, we've had animé contacts, and now the Sailor Senshi are getting into... the tiny, replica food market? Huh. » 3/04/15 7:40pm 3/04/15 7:40pm

First Glimpse Of Gundam: The Origin Shows The History Of Mobile Suits

Gundam fans have long been looking forward to Gundam Origin, the new anime movie series that charts the earliest days of the fight between Zeon and the Earth Federation — but now that we've got this extended first look at it, we cannot wait to see more of Char Aznable pulling off amazing moves in his Mech. » 2/18/15 11:00am 2/18/15 11:00am

These Absurd Star Wars Toys Turn Heroes And Villains Into... Eggs?

The cast of Star Wars have been turned into a plethora of things over the years as the Merchandising empire trudges ever onwards - potato people, transformers, you name it. But I'm pretty sure this new set of toys from Bandai might be the first to turn them into transforming Eggs. » 2/10/15 2:38pm 2/10/15 2:38pm