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Netflix Dark Crime Anime Series Is The Best Mystery Thriller Of The Entire Genre

When people talk about some of the best mystery stories, some of the names that come up include the likes …

1 month ago

Classic Fantasy Anime On Max Takes Boring Novel And Turns It Into A Whimsical Masterpiece

Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli as a whole have taken several books and turned them into animated movies loosely adapted …

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Slice Of Life Anime Series Makes You Yearn For The Great Outdoors

Camping isn’t for everyone, but after a few seasons of Laid-Back Camp, even those who aren’t a fan of being …

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Anime Fans Going Wild With Pre-Orders For Sci-Fi Classic Blu-ray

Fans of Macross Plus have been eagerly waiting for a release of the series in the West. Thankfully, they’re finally …

1 month ago

Netflix Anime Crossover Event Already Breaking Records

The 2024 anime movie Baki Hanma vs. Kengan Ashura is in the top 10 of the Netflix streaming chart. The …

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The Studio Ghibli Fantasy Adventure Anime Better Than The Book

Howl’s Moving Castle started as a book series before the first one was adapted into an animated movie. Like many …

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New DC Anime Has Batman Fighting The Yakuza

Warner Bros. Japan just announced that Batman Ninja, a Batman anime movie, is receiving a sequel titled Batman Ninja vs. …

1 month ago

Netflix Terminator Anime Brings The Franchise Back To Its Roots, Casts The Perfect Lead

Timothy Olyphant will lead the voice cast of Terminator Zero as the titular cybernetic assassin. The news was announced at …

1 month ago

Netflix Fantasy Anime Is A Thought-Provoking Slow Burn Unlike Anything Else 

Looking for an anime series with exceptional world-building, thought-provoking characters, immersive storytelling, violence, and a little bit of fantasy? Um, …

1 month ago

Hit Magical Fantasy Anime Sequel Series Is On The Way

The best Harry Potter parody anime out there is officially getting a sequel series. Mashle: Magic and Muscles announced that …

1 month ago

Netflix’s Newest Sports Anime Is One Of The Greatest Of All Time

Following its success with different anime and anime adaptations, Netflix really doubled down on anime content, including bringing Scavengers Reign …

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The Gundam Wing Villain That Deserves To Be Among Anime’s Greatest Characters

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing may have been a modest success in Japan, but in the United States, it introduced the …

1 month ago

Netflix Tomb Raider Anime Revives Franchise With Marvel Fan-Favorite Star

Audiences are just a few months away from traveling on the next journey with the ever-adventurous Lara Croft as Netflix’s …

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Netflix Vampire Horror Mystery Anime Series Deserves More

Netflix’s original anime Vampire in the Garden doesn’t suffer from bad animation, weak world-building, or awful characters. The main problem …

1 month ago

The Macross Plus Anime Is Coming To America In The Greatest Format Possible

Macross Plus is coming to the United States and United Kingdom this fall on Blu-ray. This is amazing news for …

1 month ago

Hayao Miyazaki Has A Warning Anime Fans Don’t Want To Hear

Hayao Miyazaki, renowned Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and co-founder of Studio Ghibli—arguably the biggest and the best …

1 month ago

Ghost In The Shell Returns With New Sci-Fi Anime That Must Be Better Than The Last

The Ghost in the Shell franchise is getting a brand-new anime series in 2026. Bandai Namco Filmworks announced the new …

1 month ago

Batman Ninja 2 Is Officially Happening

Anime and superhero fans should take note: Warner Bros. Japan has officially confirmed the commencement of production for a sequel …

1 month ago

Netflix Dark Anime Combines Fantasy And Heavy Metal Like No Other Series

The anime series Bastard!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy is streaming on Netflix. The series follows Dark Schneider, a powerful egoistic …

1 month ago

The Netflix Sci-Fi Anime About Evil AI You Should Watch Instead Of Atlas

Critics are calling Netflix’s latest sci-fi original, Atlas, one of the worst films to enter the genre in a very …

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Netflix Dystopian Anime Explores How Humanity Can Start Over

When you’re looking for a new anime to watch, it can be tough to sift through the thousands of options …

1 month ago

Attack On Titan Is Coming Back In The Strangest Way Possible

Sometimes, extremely unexpected news is the best news. If you were disappointed about the Attack on Titan anime ending and …

1 month ago

Sci-Fi Anime Finally Returning For Season 2 After Shutting Down Production

The long-awaited second season of Nier: Automata Ver 1.1a is coming back in July, and there’s a trailer to prove …

1 month ago

Netflix’s One Piece Live-Action Series Keeps Setting Records

Netflix is known to be highly secretive about their streaming numbers, often leaving fans in the lurch regarding whether or …

1 month ago

The Fantasy Comedy Isekai Anime That Defies All Expectations by Doing Everything Right

Isekai anime, the one in which the protagonist is usually transported to another world by some stroke of luck or …

1 month ago

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The Netflix Crime Comedy Anime Series With Tons Of Potential

The Way of the Househusband is a slice-of-life anime focusing on how an ex-mafia boss handles life once retired and …

2 months ago

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The Most Popular Anime On Netflix Is Not What You Expect

Netflix has released viewership data for the most-watched anime series on its platform during the second half of 2023. The …

2 months ago

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The Anime With A Dark Plot Twist You Never See Coming

There are many vampire anime out there, but none manage to stand out on their own quite as much as …

2 months ago

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Disney+ Sci-Fi Comedy Anime Puts Fate Of Existence In The Hands Of Gamers

If you’re looking for another Isekai series to watch and you haven’t seen No Game No Life yet, you can …

2 months ago

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The Studio Ghibli Anime Fantasy Everyone Overlooks

Studio Ghibli is a famous name, even among those who aren’t into anime. Some of their films, like Spirited Away, …

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