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Anime: Most Popular Articles

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13 Live-Action Anime Adaptations You've Gotta See
The greatest adaptations of anime to live action films, as ranked by our Anime.about.com guide.
5 Anime Series that Should be Live Action...
With the numerous Marvel Netflix series beginning soon and even a potential live action Zelda Netflix television series in the works, let's take a look at some anime series that would make awesome transitions from animation to live action TV shows.
The Best Sword and Sorcery Fantasy Anime
The best Western-style fantasy titles in anime, from Guin Saga to Claymore.
Anime for Adults: 21 Movies and TV Shows...
While most anime is aimed at a younger audience, here is a list of recommended anime for mature audiences, both films and TV shows.
Did You Know All 13 of these Attack on Titan...
Attack on Titan may be popular but how much do you actually know about the series? Our collection of Attack on Titan trivia may surprise you.
5 Manga Series That Need to Be Anime
There are lots of manga series that should be made into anime. Here's our top 5 that are most worthy of the upgrade.
13 Chilling Horror Anime
When leaves are on the ground and jack-o-lanterns flicker in the windows, it's time to load up the DVD player with anime titles that send a chill down the spine.
Live Action Attack on Titan Movie Cast Revealed
The first visuals for the Attack on Titan movie have finally been revealed!
Everything You Need to Know About the 2 Live...
Everything you need to know about the new 2015 live action Attack on Titan movie based on the popular anime and manga series and where and when to watch it!
A term used to describe the contrasting quality of animation within anime productions.
These 11 Samurai-Themed Anime Titles are a Cut...
The best samurai-themed anime out there, from the more historically accurate to the flat-out outlandish.
Want to Write Your Own Manga? Here's How
Think you've got a manga story in you somewhere? Most of us are capable of coming up with a decent storyline. Its getting it out on paper that takes some skill. Here's a few tips to help you bring out the next best seller.
The 10 Best Science Fiction Anime Shows
Great Science Fiction Anime - The best science-fiction themed anime shows
These Attack on Titan Anime Characters are HOT
Best character? Worst character? BORING! Here are the top five sexiest characters in the popular Attack on Titan anime series! Hot anime men and sexy anime girls for everyone!
I'm new to anime. Where do I start?
Find out where to start with anime without getting lost in the thicket of titles and possibilities out there.
Who are the Worst Attack on Titan Characters?
There are some amazing characters in the Attack on Titan anime series but also plenty who need to die ASAP. Here are some of the Attack on Titan characters that have to go NOW.
Who Are the Most Villainous Attack on Titan...
The popular anime series, Attack on Titan has several naughty, naughty bad guys in its cast of characters. Ever wonder who the worst are? Here's our top 5!
9 Super Cute Kids in Dragon Ball Z Cosplay
Check out these super cute children in awesome Dragon Ball Z cosplay! Fantastic inspiration for family costume parties or Halloween dress-ups!
Wondering What Anime Is? Here's the Answer
A quick introduction to Japanese animation, with many common questions answered.
These Are the Best Attack on Titan Characters
Who are the best characters in the popular Japanese Attack on Titan anime series? Find the answer here!
7 Popular Anime Series that EVERYONE is...
List of the current most popular anime series with information, images and reference links for each title.
Is Anime Appropriate for Your Kids?
Is it okay for your kids to watch anime? Learn more about this popular past-time and get tips on how to make sure your kids' anime is age-appropriate.
The 20 Best Anime Films Everyone Should See
Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the
: A term used in anime to describe a span of episodes, usually twelve to thirteen, but sometimes as few
Most Controversial Anime
Some anime open eyes; some turn heads. Here's a rundown of the most head-turning, controversy-sparking anime titles over the years.
Naruto Shippuden Cancelled!
The popular Naruto manga and anime series is ending. Check out the details here.
The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli
A list of the anime features created and released by Hayao Miyazaki and his production company.
The 11 Best Anime Romances
Best Anime Romances - The most heartwarming anime love stories.
These Sexy Natsu Cosplayers Capture the Fairy...
Natsu is one of the most popular Fairy Tail characters around and these sexy cosplayers definitely do him justice! Which one's your favorite?
Anime 102: A Course of Anime For Newcomers
A list of shows for those new to anime, which emphasize being relatively easy to watch and understand.
8 Funny Fairy Tail Memes
The Fairy Tail anime is funny. Internet memes are funny. These Fairy Tail anime memes are super funny.
Best Slice-Of-Life Anime
No giant robots, no alien catgirls, just the goodness of everyday real life. Here's a rundown of the best anime that take place in the here and now.
5 Great Reasons You Should Watch Anime
Not sure if you should watch anime? Here are 5 of the best reasons why you should.
11 Funny Dragon Ball Z Memes
These hilarious Dragon Ball Z anime memes are brilliant and well worth a share! Prepare for some serious lolz! Some true classic anime memes here!
Top 5 Must See Studio Ghibli Movies
Wondering which Studio Ghibli films to watch? Check out these five classics complete with basic plot information and age suitability.
Top 10 Japanese Words Misused by Anime Fans
Going to study Japanese after getting into anime? Make sure you know what these words really mean.
Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball... Dragon Ball Z
Dragon Ball Z is everywhere. Action figures, t-shirts and, to my son's delight, Playstation have all joined in the DBZ frenzy. But just what is a dragon ball? And why all the fuss?
A definition for seiyuu, or seiyu, in terms of anime.
The 8 Best Anime Love Stories Ever Made
Do you love anime? Do you long for a good love story? Well, here's the best of both. Just in time for Valentine's Day, here's my top picks for romance in anime.
Black Butler Live Action Movie (DVD) Review:...
Based on the popular Black Butler anime and manga series, the Japanese live action Black Butler movie is out now on DVD but should you watch it? Read our full review for all the details.
The Saddest Anime Ever
Not all anime have happy endings. Here's some of our favorites anime that bring on the tears.
How To Make Your Own Anime Music Video
Anime conventions have picked up on this cool aspect of anime and have built entire competitions around the talents of fan-made videos. Want to make your own anime music video? Here's a quick how-to to get you started.
Where and When to Watch Boruto: Naruto the Movie
A complete guide to the new Naruto movie starring Naruto's son, Boruto! Information on how to watch the movie, when it's set and more.
6 Most Romantic Anime Couples
A top list of some of the most romantic couples in anime! Did your favorite couple make the list?
Interview: Mamoru Hosoda, Director of ''Wolf...
The director of the film that beat PIXAR's ''Brave'' at the Japanese box office talks about film, family, and CG.
All About the Love Live! School Idol Project...
Everything you need to know about the new Love Live! School Idol Project anime series and movie as well as the spin-off, Love Live! Sunshine!!.
These Quirky Sailor Moon Illustrations are...
Fighting evil by moonlight, winning love by daylight, they are the Sailor Scouts and they're looking amazing in this series of fan artworks!
Best Mecha Anime
Learn about anime in the ''mecha'' genre, where giant robots and even bigger human ambitions clash.
These Anime Star Wars Fan Arts are Out of this...
This fantastic homage to the original Star Wars movie poster features Sailor Moon, Luna, Artemis and Tuxedo Mask from the hit anime series, Sailor Moon and is pure magic.
14 Super Fun Anime Cosplays
Cosplayers were out in force at Melbourne Supanova with numerous anime series from Sailor Moon and One Piece to Fairy Tail and Attack on Titan getting some love. Here are 14 of our favorites.
All of Tokyo Game Show's Crazy Cosplay
Explore all of the wacky cosplayers spotted at Japan's Tokyo Game Show. The Ghost in the Shell cosplayers are amazing.
Best Historical Anime
The best anime set in another time and another place.
Which Pokemon Season is the Best?
With almost 20 seasons of the Pokemon anime, which 10 rise above the rest? The results will surprise you.
Best English Dubs for Anime
See what our guide recommends as some of the best-acted, quirkiest and most memorable English-dubbed anime out there.
5 Good Magical Girl Anime Series to Get You...
Wondering which Magical Girl anime series to watch first? These 5 shows are exactly what you're after. I hope you like pink!
The Anime Dubbing Process
Learn how anime distribution companies outside of Japan give a given show or movie its English soundtrack.
Best Original Anime
Most anime are adapted from manga or other material; some, however, are entirely original creations. Here are some of the best.
Best Anime For All Ages
Our favorite anime titles for all ages, parents and children alike.
Best Anime Heroines
The greatest female characters in all of anime.
A Brief History of Anime
A short overview of anime's origins and history, from the early silent era to today.
These High Quality Images From the Live Action...
Want to really examine the live action Attack on Titan teaser trailer? Take a look through our detailed slideshow and appreciate all of its epic goodness shot-by-shot while feeling the hype for what's bound to be one amazing live action anime experience!
Save \$\$\$ by Watching Free One Piece Anime...
Easy to understand information on where and how to watch the popular anime series, One Piece online for free! You want to read this.
Best Anime About Real-World Issues
Learn more about anime that take a look at real-life subjects, from global warming to social isolation.
All about seinen, the anime subcategory intended for adult male audiences.
Best Anime Titles on Blu-ray Disc: Feature Films
The best feature anime films on Blu-ray Disc, with both outstanding picture quality and extras.
Where and When to Watch the Last Naruto Movie
Where, when and how to watch the grand finale to the long-running anime series, Naruto Shippuden in cinemas! Screening times and location listing and everything else you need to know.
Top 8 Best Books to Learn to Draw Manga
Wish you could draw manga? Want to learn how? Here's my top picks for how-to books that will have you drawing your favorite manga characters (and maybe a few of your own!) in no time at all.
How the ‘Evangelion’ Live-Action...
It sounded like an anime fan's dream project: a live-action version of the groundbreaking ''Evangelion.'' So why didn't it ever happen?
Top Anime from the 60s, 70s and 80
Once upon a time, anime was all but unknown outside of Japan except for a handful of shows that found their way overseas. But those few shows had a galvanizing effect on past and present fans. Here's a list of the best shows from before the 1990s, when anime really started to make inroads internationally.
9 Ripped Dragon Ball Z Cosplayers
These 9 muscular male Dragon Ball anime cosplayers really take dressing up to the next level! Which one's your number one?
Attack on Titan to Invade the Marvel Universe
In an exciting announcement, the Titans from the hit manga and anime series, Attack on Titan will be invading the Marvel Universe. Read all the details here!
How to Watch Naruto Anime Episodes Online For...
Watching Naruto online has never been easier! Check out this complete guide to watching Naruto anime episodes and movie online for free. Believe it!
What Anime Should Star Wars Fans Watch?
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A definition for the term Mecha.
Sailor Mini Moon Confirmed for Sailor Moon...
All about the recently confirmed second season of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal featuring Sailor Moon's daughter, Mini Moon and Sailor Pluto.
Sneak Peak at the Naruto Shippuden Sequel,...
Take a sneak peak at the new Naruto Shippuden sequel which focuses on Naruto and Hinata's son, Boruto; Boruto - Naruto the Movie -!
15 Perfect Studio Ghibli Gift Ideas for Boys
A list of 15 official Studio Ghibli items designed for male fans that are sure to impress lovers of Totoro, Spirited Away, and Nausica.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (Blu-ray)...
Set after Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno, can The Legend Ends finish the live action Kenshin movies on a high note? Or does it crash and burn?
Why Aniplex's 'Sword Art Online' DVD and...
Anime fans were thrilled to hear that one of the biggest hits of the last season, Sword Art Online, has been slated for home video release in the U.S. They
All About the New Dragon Ball Anime Series
A complete guide to the new anime series, Dragon Ball Super! How many episodes, where to watch it, when it's set and all about the story! Kamehameha!
Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Meme
Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Meme. Page 80.
Go to Planet Namek!
Detailed episode guide to Dragon Ball Season Two, the Namek and Captain Ginyu Sagas complete with images and episode summaries.
Best Anime Soundtracks
Musical scores and soundtracks for anime are too often taken for granted as just another part of the whole. Break them out on their own, though, and you'll sometimes find music as good as anything created for a Hollywood film or a platinum-selling album. Here's a list of the very best soundtracks created for anime, most available as domestic or sometimes imported CD editions. (Pressings for anime soundtracks are often rather small, so keep your eyes open -- these go fast.)
Anime That Deserve Live-Action Adaptations
Suggestions for anime that should be made into live-action feature films.
Where and When to Watch Pokemon The Movie:...
Convenient guide to the 18th Pokemon movie, Hoopa and the Clash of Ages featuring plot and character information as well as where and when to watch it in theaters and on DVD.
Top Anime Costume Resources
Halloween and anime were just made for each other, weren't they? With cosplay such a popular activity among anime fans, it seems Halloween is the perfect holiday to pull out all the anime stops. Still working on your costume? Here's some online resources to help you out.
Top 10 Ways to Get Your Manga Rejected
Do you dream of writing your own anime or manga series? Is there a story in you just waiting to get out? Writing that story is one thing... getting it published is yet another. Here's my list of dont's that will keep your manga from making it to print.
Like movies, books and any other form of entertainment, Japanese animation has its own set of genres. Here's some basics on hentai - anime for mature audiences only.
Best Sports / Competition Anime
The best anime about sports and competitive activities, from boxing and soccer to drift-racing and Go.
Pokemon BW: Adventures in Unova and Beyond...
The Black and White Pokemon arc begins to draw to a close as the Pokemon anime prepares for X and Y! Are these episodes any good though? Read our full DVD review to find out!
Unfinished Anime
What are some of the anime that never quite made it to the finish line?
Best Monopoly Board Games For Geeks. Which One...
Massive collection of all the best Monopoly board games for geeks based on anime, cartoons, sci-fi TV shows and movies! Which one do you want?
Bleach 23 (DVD) Review: Ichigo's Supporting...
As a new story arc begins, the Bleach anime brings focus back to its numerous supporting characters. Is this a smart move? Read our full review to find out!
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Good Guys
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Good Guys
DBZ Bad Guys - Majin Buu
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys - Majin Buu. Page 4.
A Brief History of Anime (Continued)
A Brief History of Anime - A short overview of anime's origins and history, from the early silent era to today. Page 2.
How to Watch Sailor Moon Anime Episodes Online...
Want to know how to legally watch Sailor Moon episodes online for free? Got all your links and info right here! Sailor Moon Says!
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys
Top 5 Anime Mothers
Anime fans share their favorite mother characters from anime series and films.
DBZ Bad Guys - Frieza
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys - Frieza. Page 2.
Save Money by Watching Bleach Anime Episodes...
How to save money by watching Bleach anime episodes and movies online for free. Totally legal and very easy to do.
Naruto on DVD - Find All the Naruto DVDs Here
Naruto on DVD - Find All the Naruto DVDs Here
How to Build An Anime Blog
Are you ready to jump on the blogging bandwagon and build your own anime blog? Its actually not as complex as you might think. Here's some great tips and tricks to have you blogging about your favorite anime shows in no time flat.
Why Do Some Anime Never Get Licensed?
What keeps some anime titles from ever being licensed for distribution in English? Here's some common reasons why.
If a cartoon is animated in Japan, is it an...
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Major Anime Distributors
Learn more about the major anime distributors in North America and elsewhere.
Attack on Titan Collection 1 (Blu-ray) Review
Discover the latest Japanese pop culture phenomenon, Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin / Advancing Giants) with the first half of Season One now on Blu-ray and DVD! Is it any good? Spoilers: YES.
Naruto Shippuden Uncut Set 23 (DVD) Review: The...
The Naruto Shippuden anime takes a break from the main storyline with a special arc boasting some of the best animation the series has seen.
Attack on Titan Collection 2 (Blu-ray) Review
Review of the second half of the first season of the hot new anime series, Attack on Titan. Complete with Blu-ray information, episode review and details on the limited edition box set!
Best Anime from Novels
Which novels written for a Japanese audience have been a source of inspiration for anime? Here's a few of our favorites.
Top 7 Favorite Family Anime
Looking for some anime that the whole family can enjoy? Look no further. Here's my favorite picks for family-friendly anime shows.
15 Anime Resolutions for the New Year
15 great and easy ideas for enhancing your anime fandom and your life in the new year!
No Butterflies in Japan? LOL!
Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury and other anime characters never seem to know what butterflies are. No butterflies in Japan? lol! Page 3.
What is anime?
What is anime? And why should I watch it? Get the answers to all your anime questions here.
Live Action Anime Script Writing Contest
Ready to write your own live action anime script? Well, I know someone who would like to see it. Get the details here.
Who or What is Dragon Ball Z's Cell?
Complete episode guide to the fifth season of the classic anime series, Dragon Ball Z Season Five.
Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away (Blu-ray) Review:...
Hayao Miyazaki's masterpiece, Spirited Away is out on Blu-ray and DVD and we compare both the North American and Australian release to see which one is the most magical.
Anime 301: The Long And Winding Shows
A list of shows for those relatively new to anime, which will require a large investment of time on the part of the viewer.
How to Spot A Bootleg Anime DVD
Just found an unbelievable bargain on your favorite anime DVD? Before you buy, be sure that you're getting the real thing and not a bootleg copy. How can you tell? Here's some tips to help you spot the fakes.
Light Novels (And Their Relation to Anime)
Light novels -- short, easy-to-read fiction published in Japan for younger audiences -- are a major source of inspiration for anime. Learn more here.
Eight Classic Vampire Anime
The cream of the blood-sucking anime crop, from action-oriented stories to more moody and mysterious tales.
Naruto Shippuden Uncut Set 22 (DVD) Review: The...
Ino, Shikamaru and Choji must fight their old leader to the death while a question from Naruto The Movie: Road to Ninja is finally answered! It's all happening in this DVD set!
How to Watch Anime on Your Windows Phone
Watching anime on your Windows Phone has never been easier. Read our simple guide for how to enjoy the best Japanese animation on your Windows device and official, legal app recommendations.
7 Secrets About Sailor Moon's Skirt
Sailor Moon's costume is iconic but how much do you know about it?
Where and When to Watch Dragon Ball Z:...
All the information you need to know on where, when and how to watch the new Dragon Ball Z movie, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' in theaters.
One Piece Film Z (Blu-ray) Review
Luffy and his friends are back in their second feature film but is this story worth the big screen treatment?
Design Your Own Anime Website
Do you dream of having your own anime web site but don't know where to start? Here's some tips to get your site up and running in no time flat.
TOKYOPOP Manga Creator
If you've ever wanted to create your own manga, now you can! TOKYOPOP's new Manga Creator has got to be one of the coolest software package out there for aspiring manga artists. What if you're not an aspiring manga artist? You'll love it anyway! This is the most fun I've had in a while. Get the scoop here.
Fairy Tail Collection 15 (Blu-ray) Review:...
It's Dragon Slayer versus Dragon Slayer as the Grand Magic Games continue in Fairy Tail Collection 15 on Blu-ray and DVD! Are these episodes more than just filler though?
Anime 201: Some Understanding of Japan Required
A list of shows for those relatively new to anime, with some understanding of Japan (and anime as well) helpful but not wholly essential.

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