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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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Review: Made in Abyss: Journey's Dawn

I'm going to level with you all; Made in Abyss is one of my favorite anime series. After I first saw it in the summer of 2017, I knew that I was in love with it. Despite being thrown into Amazon's short-lived and poorly executed anime block...

 
 
 
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One Punch Man returns April 9th exclusively to Hulu

With the recent surge of anime titles streaming from Japan, a lot of quality shows tend to get left by the wayside unless they're mega-popular, multi-million dollar franchises. That isn't to say that shows like My Hero Academia or Attack on...

 
 
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Review: Penguin Highway

Youth being wiser than their age might be a well-worn trope of cinema, but it's effective for one simple reason: we all wish we had our current knowledge when we were young. The ability to make deductive choices, carefully weigh the outcome...

 
 
 
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Review: Alita: Battle Angel

You wouldn't guess by looking at it, but the production behind Alita: Battle Angel is the stuff of legends. Robert Rodriguez may be in the director's chair, but this movie has been James Cameron's baby for nearly two decades. Cameron has be...

 
 
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Made In Abyss: Journey's Dawn to be released March 2019

A personal vow that I made in 2019 was to not only cover more anime projects on Flixist, but just to watch more anime in general. While I wouldn't say that 2018 was a bad year for anime, it was a year where I barely saw any new shows and th...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Ball Super: Broly

I don't think I'm being hyperbolic when I say that Dragon Ball Z is one of the most important anime to ever exist. For many, Dragon Ball Z was how we became diehard anime fans in the first place. I remember watching Toonami as a kid and bei...

 
 
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Funimation and Hulu announce streaming partnership

Funimation is at it again! After Sony, Funimation's parent company, decided that Funimation and Crunchyroll shouldn't be cozy together, it was only a matter of time before we found out what was going to happen to Funimation's catalog of tit...

 
 
 
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Netflix scores a live action Cowboy Bebop series

Netflix has scored a pretty big name in Anime for its next live action series. Cowboy Bebop will be heading to the streaming juggernaut at some point in the future. Shinichiro Watanabe, director of the original anime series, will be involve...

 
 
 
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I forgot that Alita: Battle Angel still exists

It's weird that I keep on forgetting about Alita: Battle Angel. At the beginning of the year, I couldn't wait to get the chance to see this movie for a whole host of reasons. Not only has it been a passion project for James Cameron an...

 
 
 
 
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RIP FuniRoll; Crunchyroll and Funimation split

Today is a sad day for anime fans. For the past two years, Funimation and Crunchyroll have had a partnership where they would share the streaming rights for their various anime titles, but that partnership has come to an end. As of November...

 
 
 
 
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Netflix brings on Alex Hirsch to make exclusive content

Netflix has been unstoppable when it comes to securing a strong presence in the animation industry. They already have fantastic shows like Bojack Horseman, Trollhunters, Voltron, and Castlevania, and that's not even ment...

 
 
 
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Review: Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)

It seems that in recent years there has been an uptick in the amount of manga based stories getting live-action treatments. Some of them good, some not so good, some really bad. So it's no surprise that the show that was voted as the most ...

 
 
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Review: GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters

Netflix's anime feature, GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters,  is a mixture of fantasy and science fiction elements with some play at political intrigue, which makes this familiar tale somewhat fresh and enjoyable, but it doesn't ex...

 
 
 




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LFF Harriet"Be free or die"

 

Gemini Man"Does whatever a gemini can"

 

LFF The Aeronauts"Reach for the sky"

 

NYFF Saturday Fiction"Life during wartime"

 

The Addams Family"Just be yourself (but not too much!)"

 

Parasite"Class mobility is a lie"

 

Lucky Day"Luck's run out"

 

LFF Knives Out"Whodounut"

 

LFF Bad Education"Ain't misbehavin"

 

NYFF The Whistlers"Whistling away the jail days"

 

LFF Marriage Story"Romcom in reverse"

 

LFF The Report"Democracy under scrutiny"

 

Preacher (Season 4)"The Messiah will dance!"

 

LFF The King"High drama"

 

LFF Jojo Rabbit"Ja Hitler!"

 

LFF Hope Gap"Deficient"

 

LFF Lucky Grandma"You'll never look at your grandma in the same way again"

 

LFF Waves"Ripple effect"

 

First Love"Tough love"

 

The Spy"What would you do for your country?"

 

Joker"Ha. Ha. Ha?"

 

NYFF The Irishman"Martin Scorsese's greatest hits also feels like a long goodbye"

 

Killer Sofa"Give 'em the chair!"

 
 
 
 
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