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Cardcaptor Sakura Is Back Just When We Need Her Most

What we need, in 2018, is Sakura Kinomoto, and thanks to the brand new Clear Card chapter in the Cardcaptor Sakura saga that premiered this month on Crunchyroll, that’s exactly what we’ve got!

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Studio Ghibli Co-Founder Hayao Miyazaki Turns 77 Today

Senpai!

Hayao Miyazaki the Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist, who has been often called the "Walt Disney of Japan" has turned 77 this year.

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The Only Superhero I Care About Now Is Batman Ninja

This anime adaptation puts the DC characters into a mix of feudal Japan and Gotham where Batman can travel by both flying Batmobile and dramatic horse-drawn carriage.

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Hiromi Tsuru’s Final Lines as Dragon Ball‘s Bulma Will Make You Cry

Hiromi Tsuru, the voice of Dragon Ball's Bulma (as well as Ukyo Kuonji from Ranma 1/2, Naomi Hunter from Metal Gear Solid, and more), passed away on November 16th at the age of 57.

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Land of the Lustrous Is Much, Much More Than “Anime Steven Universe

Land of the Lustrous is a gorgeous, smart fantasy show about agender rock people—and it deserves much, much more than just being jokingly referred to as "anime Steven Universe."

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Netflix Bets on Original Content, With 80 Original Films and 30 Anime Series in 2018

For 2018, Netflix aims to release even more original content, producing 80 films and 30 anime series.

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A Professor Layton Anime Series Is On the Way

The popular puzzle franchise Professor Layton will soon be a television series, which is exciting news for fans, puzzle enthusiasts, and anyone who likes an adorable mystery plot.

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J.J. Abrams and Paramount Developing Live-Action Your Name. Dare I Be Hopeful?

The beautiful anime film Your Name was a huge hit earlier this year, becoming the highest-grossing anime film of all time when it stayed Number One at the Japanese box office for 12 weeks and made $303 million before coming to the United States. I raved about it when I saw it, and it remains one of my favorite film experiences of the year. That film is now getting the live-action treatment.

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Shinichiro Watanabe’s Blade Runner 2049 Anime Prequel Short Will Arrive in the U.S.

Anime fans and Blade Runner fans got a bit of great news last week, when we learned that Cowboy Bebop's Shinichiro Watanabe would be directing an anime prequel short film for Blade Runner 2049. It was announced as being part of the Japanese premiere of the film, but of course a question on everyone's mind was: will it also be available in the U.S? Spoiler alert: yes!

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Cowboy Bebop‘s Shinichiro Watanabe to Direct Blade Runner 2049 Anime Prequel Short

We certainly have some mixed feelings around here about the upcoming Blade Runner sequel, Blade Runner 2049. Well now, Japanese Blade Runner fans have one more thing to add to the "pro" column for this film. They'll be getting an anime prequel short film ahead of its Japanese release, directed by one of anime's best!

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What Is Happening in This Glorious Fever Dream of a Trailer for Neo Yokio?

The trailer for Neo Yokio, a new Netflix anime from Ezra Koenig and starring Jaden Smith as a pink-haired demon slayer, is seriously something else.

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I Can’t Decide Which Anime Intro Is Better: Spongebob or Overwatch

Top ten anime betrayals.

I'm a sucker for anime-inspired re-interpretations of non-anime things.

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Do We Really Need a Hollywood Live-Action One Piece?

Weekly Shonen Jump editor-in-chief Hiroyuki Nakano announced that One Piece would be adapted as an "overseas (or foreign) drama" from Hollywood producer Marty Adelstein, the same producer heading the live-action Cowboy Bebop.

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Interview: Director Sunao Katabuchi Made In This Corner of the World “Almost a Time Machine” Into WWII Japan

Sunao Katabuchi talks about the extensive research put into making his World War II film In This Corner of the World and his decision to tell the story of a young girl in Kure in her day-to-day life.

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Things We Saw Today: Westworld‘s Evan Rachel Wood the Latest Celeb to Support #Ham4All

In addition to raising money for a great cause, one of the best things about the #Ham4All challenge is listening to a variety of voices sing music from Hamilton. This time, it's Westworld's Evan Rachel Wood doing her best Angelica Schuyler while singing a bit from "Satisfied."

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Crunchyroll Delivers a Jam-Packed Summer For Anime Fans, Starting at This Weekend’s Anime Expo

Crunchyroll is single-handedly responsible for my anime education. So, when I heard that they had some big things in store this summer, I got really excited. Anime fans who are headed to Anime Expo this weekend are a very lucky bunch!

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A Young Girl Grapples With a War-Torn Japan in New In This Corner of the World Trailer

Sunao Katabuchi's In This Corner of the World just got a new trailer, giving us a closer look at the beautiful hand-drawn animation and it's portrayal of small Japanese towns during World War II.

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Is the Live-Action Adaptation of Cowboy Bebop Leaving Development Hell?

A live-action Hollywood adaptation has been in the works since around 2008, but stayed largely in development hell with little further news.

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Review: Your Name Will Make You Revisit Every Memory In Search Of the Soul Mate You’ve Forgotten

4.5 out of 5 meteorites

Have you ever been abnormally interested in a topic in a way you couldn't explain? Have you ever felt there was a hole in you that nothing seemed to fill? Writer/director Makoto Shinkai's gorgeous film, Your Name, which was released in U.S. theaters this weekend, plays with these questions and many, many more in ways that will make you think, make you cry, and make you revisit your own memories in a new way.

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Things We Saw Today: This Beauty and the Beast and “Bad and Boujee” Mashup Is Pure Magic

A new Beauty and the Beast parody proves that Belle is boujee as hell.

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