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Digimon Adventure: 2020 is officially on hiatus

When we first reported on the new Digimon reboot series, I was over the moon. The first three episodes 100% did not disappoint, serving as a modern and loose adaptation of the Digimon movie. Since the pandemic has started, Digimon Adve...

 
 
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The top Post-2010 anime to binge

I think it's pretty easy to see by now that I love anime. In the past three months I think I've talked about and reviewed more anime features than Hollywood features, which totally has nothing to do with the fact that every movie is being d...

 
 
 
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The top Pre-2010 Anime to binge watch

Netflix and chill is so old school, how about anime and chill? During these long hours stuck inside while we wait for life to return to normal, I decided to turn to some of my favorite old school anime shows. I wanted to escape to their rea...

 
 
 
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Review: Altered Carbon: Resleeved

Netflix has shown commitment to their adaptation of Altered Carbon, the sci-fi series of books by Richard K Morgan. Chronicling the interstellar exploits of special operator and brooding-type Takeshi Kovacs, two seasons of Altered Carbon ar...

 
 
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Classic Toei Tokusatsu will soon be available on YouTube

Toei Company, one of Japan's oldest and largest entertainment production and distribution companies, has announced that they'll be making their classic slate of Tokusatsu TV series available to stream on YouTube, starting in April.

 
 
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Deep Analysis: Tokyo Godfathers

Show of hands, how many of you reading this article go out and watch foreign cinema or at least attempt to? When we think of movies, some may think of epic Hollywood blockbusters with well known celebrities and glorious action scenes while ...

 
 
 
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First trailer for new Digimon reboot revealed

Digimon, digital  monsters, Digimon are the champions! If this song is now stuck in your head all day you grew up with a  show that competed with Pokemon called Digimon. Digimon, much like Pokemon, involved kids with monsters as f...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

One of the grand traditions of anime is not the filler arc, but the film adaptation. No matter how obscure or unsuccessful a certain show may be, you can basically count on a movie getting released shortly after the series starts airing. Di...

 
 
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Review: Ride Your Wave

I don't know what it is with anime features films and water this year, but the fact that Ride Your Wave is the second anime film from an acclaimed director centered on the importance of water in as many months can't be a coincidence. Water ...

 
 
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Castlevania will return to the crypt this March

In a short but sweet Tweet, Netflix has announced the return of Adi Shankar and company's Castlevania series, now set for its third season to premiere on March 5, 2020. That's just over a month away! The Tweet was accompanied by a snazzy ne...

 
 
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Live action One Piece series underway at Netflix

Pirates are awesome. Pirates are so. Cool. They're like cowboys! But on the high seas! They also curse more, and instead of whiskey they drink rum! I'm a constant proponent for more pirate movies, TV shows, video games--anything. In a ...

 
 
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Review: Weathering With You

Makoto Shinkai is a director that you may have heard from his last feature film, Your Name. Your Name released back in 2016 and took the world by storm for its stunning animation, wonderful premise, and an ending that hits you like a sack o...

 
 
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Studio Ghibli announces a new feature film

It seems like an odd question to ask, but do you remember Studio Ghibli? For a majority of anime and animation fans, that might seem like a ridiculous question. How could anyone possibly forget the studio that made such cinematic classics l...

 
 
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Hey, what were our personal favorite movies of the decade?

As we inch closer and closer to the end of the year, not only will we be ringing out the year, but we'll be closer out an entire decade. It's been an insane ten years in the film world, and with so many good movies to discuss, it's going to...

 
 
 
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Disney rumored to be working on Dragon Ball film

We Got This Covered reports that Disney is working on a film adaption of the world-renowned anime series Dragon Ball. It is said to be a live action film with an all-Asian cast and a hefty budget. No release window has been revealed and Dis...

 
 
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Netflix's Cowboy Bebop enters production, Ein gets cast

I'm not sure if diehard anime fans are happy about Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation, but the series has entered full production. In a short featurette, we get confirmation of that news along with a look at one of the cast memb...

 
 
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Review: Promare

Sometimes you want to watch a dark horror where a creature of unspeakable terror stalks its prey in the middle of the night. Sometimes you want to watch a couple fall in love and survive against all adversity. Sometimes you want to watch a ...

 
 
 
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Netflix has found its Julia for the live action Cowboy Bebop

Netflix's live-action adaptation of classic anime Cowboy Bebop has added Elena Satine as its Julia. She joins the previously announced cast that will inhabit the world of bounty hunting space cowboys and super-intelligent dogs, includi...

 
 
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Review: Millennium Actress

We live in an age where we have instant access to any form of media at the drop of a hat. If you want to watch a new movie, all you need to do is to go to a movie theater and watch it. Or if you don't want to leave the comfort of your own h...

 
 
 
 
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Another Dragon Ball Super movie is in development

For all of you Dragon Ball Z fans out there, you may be wondering exactly when Dragon Ball Super would be continuing. Earlier this year we had the superb Dragon Ball Super: Broly rock everyone's socks off, but there was still no update on e...

 
 
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The best modern animated shows that you haven't heard of

In case it was hard to tell, I love animation. I love all kinds of animation, from hand drawn to CGI, from claymation to pain staiking oil paintings, from classic Fleisher era to modern Disney, for kids or for adults, if you put me in front...

 
 
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Taika Waititi's Akira adaptation gets a release date

We've been around this gritty, high-tech-low-life, cyberpunk block before. News trickles out about the live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's landmark manga and 1988 animation Akira, and then things go silent, and it's back to square o...

 
 
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Review: Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight

When I covered Made in Abyss: Journey's Dawn back in March, I have to admit that I was a little bit disappointed afterwards. The movie itself is still pretty good, but I remembered the series being so much better than what Journey's Da...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Blu-ray copy of Arrow Video's Terra Formars

Don't bug out with today's contest for a Blu-ray copy of Arrow Video's Terra Formars. You guys know me well enough to know I don't know shit about anime, or manga, or any of that stuff. It's just not my bag. That said, I do like batshi...

 
 
 
 
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Hi Score Girl nabs a second season

The absolutely wonderful romantic comedy anime Hi Score Girl is getting a second season. Already into production at J.C. Staff, the second season will feature the return of the voice cast from the first and a continuation to Haruo and Akira...

 
 
 




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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"

 

Capone"The Fonz freaks out"

 

Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"

 

Tribeca Banksy Most Wanted"The real invisible man"

 

Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

Tribeca Ainu Mosir"Kuma killer"

 

The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

Agent Toby Barks"That's the ticket"

 

For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 
 
 
 
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