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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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
5 Cool Video Game Character Cosplays from...
It wasn't just anime and TV show cosplayers at Melbourne Supanova. Gamers also got in on the dress-up fun. Here are our favorite 5 video game cosplays from the event.
The 11 Best Anime Romances
Best Anime Romances - The most heartwarming anime love stories.
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.
The 10 Best Science Fiction Anime Shows
Great Science Fiction Anime - The best science-fiction themed anime shows
Log Horizon Part 1 (Blu-ray) Review
This new anime series isn't exactly original but is still super fun. Read our Blu-ray review to find out why you should be watching Log Horizon.
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.
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.
Wondering What Anime Is? Here's the Answer
A quick introduction to Japanese animation, with many common questions answered.
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.
The 20 Best Anime Films Everyone Should See
Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the
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!
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.
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.
7 Popular Anime Series that EVERYONE is...
List of the current most popular anime series with information, images and reference links for each title.
The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli
A list of the anime features created and released by Hayao Miyazaki and his production company.
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.
12 Funkiest Transformers Mash-Ups
An Optimus Prime that can transform into a PlayStation? What about Transformers that can change into completely functional USB drives and computer mice? Check out these and more at the Transformers Expo in Japan!
Naruto Shippuden Cancelled!
The popular Naruto manga and anime series is ending. Check out the details here.
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.
The Saddest Anime Ever
Not all anime have happy endings. Here's some of our favorites anime that bring on the tears.
Cour
: A term used in anime to describe a span of episodes, usually twelve to thirteen, but sometimes as few
Seiyuu
A definition for seiyuu, or seiyu, in terms of anime.
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.
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!
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.
Sakuga
A term used to describe the contrasting quality of animation within anime productions.
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.
5 Best Magical Girl Anime Series for Beginners
Wondering which Magical Girl anime series to watch first? These 5 shows are exactly what you're after. I hope you like pink!
Best Mecha Anime
Learn about anime in the ''mecha'' genre, where giant robots and even bigger human ambitions clash.
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.
Best Historical Anime
The best anime set in another time and another place.
5 Reasons You Should Watch Anime
Not sure if you should watch anime? Here are 5 of the best reasons why you should.
Great Anime Shareables and Memes for Pinterest,...
This image gallery aims to help you by providing a collection of well designed, entertaining and informative designs for the anime fan, geek and cosplayer in us all.
6 Original TV Show and Movie Cosplays
After some inspiration for an original costume based on a TV or movie character? Take a look at all of these creative cosplayers spotted at Melbourne Supanova!
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.
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.
10 Japanese Words Otaku Get Totally Wrong
Going to study Japanese after getting into anime? Make sure you know what these words really mean.
Seinen
All about seinen, the anime subcategory intended for adult male audiences.
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?
Mecha
A definition for the term Mecha.
Best Anime Heroines
The greatest female characters in all of anime.
6 Most Romantic Anime Couples
A top list of some of the most romantic couples in anime! Did your favorite couple make the list? Sailor Moon did!
Best Anime For All Ages
Our favorite anime titles for all ages, parents and children alike.
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!
"What if Sailor Pluto's Punishment..." Keanu...
Fun Keanue Reeves Sailor Moon anime meme about Sailor Pluto and the planet Pluto. Page 9.
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.)
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.
A Brief History of Anime
A short overview of anime's origins and history, from the early silent era to today.
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.
"Yo Dawh I herd u liek mudkip so we..." Pokemon...
A Meme About Everyone's Favorite Ruby and Sapphire Pokemon, Mudkip! Page 10.
10 Fantastic Superhero Cosplayers from...
Take a look at some of the most heroic cosplayers at Melbourne Supanova! Optimus Prime, She-Ra, Gamora, Elektra, Robin, Power Rangers and more represented!
Ghost in the Shell: Arise Part 1 (Blu-ray)...
Does Ghost in the Shell: Arise live up to Mamoru Oshii’s feature film and does it stand on its own? Read all about one of the latest entries in the popular Ghost in the Shell franchise in our review of Ghost in the Shell: Arise Part 1.
Best Original Anime
Most anime are adapted from manga or other material; some, however, are entirely original creations. Here are some of the best.
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
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.
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.
Hentai
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.
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.
Best Out-Of-Print Anime
Anime titles that have gone out of print and haven't been reissued, but have copies floating around and are worth a look.
5 Magical Disney Cosplays at Melbourne,...
5 fantastic Australian Disney cosplayers dressed as Ursula, Maleficent, Aurora, Prince Philip, Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Captain Hook and Elsa. Page 2.
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.
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 -!
The Anime Dubbing Process
Learn how anime distribution companies outside of Japan give a given show or movie its English soundtrack.
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!
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 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.
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.
What Anime Should Star Wars Fans Watch?
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Best Anime About Real-World Issues
Learn more about anime that take a look at real-life subjects, from global warming to social isolation.
"This is You... Seeing the Sun after 48 Hours...
Funny anime meme about watching way too much anime
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.
These 5 Disney Cosplays are Magical. Which...
Disney fans were out in force at Supanova with some truly magical cosplayers in attendance. Which one's your favorite?
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?
Eight Classic Vampire Anime
The cream of the blood-sucking anime crop, from action-oriented stories to more moody and mysterious tales.
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.
"How many Saiyans does it take to screw a...
You know how the Dragon Ball Z anime takes a long time for things to happen? This.
Best Action Anime Shows
Here's a rundown of the most exciting and action-packed anime out there, from major hits to older classics and hidden treasures.
"Can Pokemon only say their name?" Raptor...
Jurassic Park's Raptor Ponders Pokemon Names
"Japanimation. Bad Subtitles Since 1983" Funny...
Funny meme about the bad subtitles in 90s Japanese animation releases in the U.S.A..
Naruto Shippuden 20 (DVD) Review: Perfect For...
The secret origin of Naruto is revealed in the must-see volume of the Naruto Shippuden anime series on DVD. Read all about it in our full review.
Top 8 Favorite Supernatural Animes
Like ghosts, goblins and things that go bump? Me too :) So in honor of these creepy goodies, I put together a list of my favorite supernatural anime shows. Do you have a favorite not listed here? Drop me a line and tell me about it!
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.
Best Sports / Competition Anime
The best anime about sports and competitive activities, from boxing and soccer to drift-racing and Go.
Top 5 Anime Mothers
Anime fans share their favorite mother characters from anime series and films.
"Hot Anime Guys, Y U Not Real?" Funny Anime Meme
Thousands of sexy anime guys and even more fans who want them!
9 Super Cute Kids in Dragon Ball Z Cosplay
You have to check out this fantastic family Dragon Ball Z cosplay.
So Many Episodes of Naruto Shippuden!
Episode guide for the latest seasons of the hit anime, Naruto Shippuden.
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.
15 Anime Resolutions for the New Year
15 great and easy ideas for enhancing your anime fandom and your life in the new year!
This Meme Nails the Plot in Pokemon
This Meme Nails the Plot in Pokemon. Seriously, What is Going on in the Pokemon Anime? Page 14.
If a cartoon is animated in Japan, is it an...
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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?
DBZ Bad Guys - Majin Buu
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys - Majin Buu. Page 4.
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!
Unfinished Anime
What are some of the anime that never quite made it to the finish line?
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.
How To Choose Your Cosplay Costume
With so many great cosplay opportunities around, serious anime fans love to get creative with their costume creations. But how do you choose the right cosplay costume for you? Here's some simple tips to help you pick the perfect costume every time.
Best Shojo Anime
Shojo anime's aimed at a female audience, but the best of it can appeal to everyone under the sun. Learn more here.
Major Anime Distributors
Learn more about the major anime distributors in North America and elsewhere.
"Juban High? Too Mainstream" Sailor Moon...
Sailor Mars is Such a Hipster! LOL
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.
What Happens When Repel Wears Off in Pokemon
What Happens When Repel Wears Off in Pokemon. Don't You Hate it When this Happens? LOL! Page 23.
Everyone's Totally Eating Pokemon in the...
This Pokemon Anime Meme Speaks the Truth. Everyone's Totally Eating Pokemon in the Pokemon Anime. Page 15.
Hellsing Basic Web Template
Here's a basic Hellsing web template, tables and HTML only. Free for your personal use.
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.
Funny Pokemon Video Game Meme
Funny Pokemon Video Game Meme. Just Like in Real Life. Water is More Expensive than Medicine. Page 22.
Naruto Series Profile - All About the Naruto...
After a lifetime of being shunned and ignored, a young ninja discovers that he is the vessel for a dangerous demon and begins a quest to uncover the secrets to his past. What is this intriguing anime I'm talking about? Naruto, of course. Get the details here.
"You only live once so I live." Pokemon YOLO Meme
YOLO in the Original Pokemon Gameboy Games!
What is anime?
What is anime? And why should I watch it? Get the answers to all your anime questions here.
Anime That Deserve Live-Action Adaptations
Suggestions for anime that should be made into live-action feature films.
More Monopoly Board Games For Geeks. Which One...
Transform and Roll Out. The Civil War between the Autobots and the evil Decepticons has spilled out of Cybertron and onto this collector's edition of the MONOPOLY game.
"It is Physically Impossible to Run Without...
Why CAN'T You Run Without Shoes in Pokemon?
Anime and the Reverse Importing Problem
Why versions of anime titles produced outside of Japan get imported back into that country, what impact it has on the anime market, and what anime companies are trying to do about it.
What's an anime convention?
Learn about how anime fans get together and share their love of anime for a few days.
Top 8 Anime Stores to Buy Anime Toys and...
Looking to beef up your collection of anime toys and cards? Here's my picks for the best anime stores on the web to buy all your favorite anime stuff.
"Pokemon in 3D with battle animations? Shut up...
Funny Futurama and Pokemon Meme featuring Fry.
Dragon Ball Z Season Four (Blu-ray) Review
The hit anime series, Dragon Ball Z hits new heights in this fantastic new release of Dragon Ball Z Season Four on Blu-ray.
Professor Oak's Words of Widsom
Professor Oak's Words of Widsom. Don't Walk in Grass. Fight Crime Instead! Page 31.
Death Note Character Profiles
Death Note Character Profiles - Learn More About Your Favorite Death Note Characters
Super Funny Gengar Pokemon Meme
Super Funny Gengar Pokemon Meme. Watch Out For Gengar on Your Next Flight! Page 30.
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.
Are You an Anime Freak?
What is an anime freak and is it possible to be one? Readers respond with their thoughts. Are you an anime freak?
Super Funny Mewtwo Pokemon Meme
Super Funny Mewtwo Pokemon Meme. This Pokemon Meme is Super Funny. Page 28.
Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Meme
Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Meme. Page 80.
How Many Naruto Shippuden Episodes are There?
Episode guide for the first ten seasons of the hit anime series, Naruto Shippuden.
These Junior Cosplayers Look Amazing
Check out some of the best junior cosplayers at Melbourne, Australia's Supanova Pop Culture Expo. These kids give the adult cosplayers a run for their money!
Magneto Sailor Moon Meme
Magneto Sailor Moon Meme. Anime. Page 37.
Seems Legit Pokemon Meme
Seems Legit Pokemon Meme. Pokemon Heart Gold LOL. Page 24.
She Took Her Cosplay Hobby to a Whole New Level
Insightful interview with professional makeup, SFX and costume artist, Kat Watson on how she took her hobby to the next level and turned her love for cosplay into a successful career.
Zigzagoon Everywhere!
When the Pokemon, Zigzagoon just won't leave you alone. Page 29.

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