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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.
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.
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.
Live Action Attack on Titan Movie Cast Revealed
The first visuals for the Attack on Titan movie have finally been revealed!
The 10 Best Science Fiction Anime Shows
Great Science Fiction Anime - The best science-fiction themed anime 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.
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 11 Best Anime Romances
Best Anime Romances - The most heartwarming anime love stories.
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.
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!
The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli
A list of the anime features created and released by Hayao Miyazaki and his production company.
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.
7 Popular Anime Series that EVERYONE is...
List of the current most popular anime series with information, images and reference links for each title.
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!
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!
The 20 Best Anime Films Everyone Should See
Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the
Naruto Shippuden Cancelled!
The popular Naruto manga and anime series is ending. Check out the details here.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Seiyuu
A definition for seiyuu, or seiyu, in terms of anime.
Wondering What Anime Is? Here's the Answer
A quick introduction to Japanese animation, with many common questions answered.
The Saddest Anime Ever
Not all anime have happy endings. Here's some of our favorites anime that bring on the tears.
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!
6 Most Romantic Anime Couples
A top list of some of the most romantic couples in anime! Did your favorite couple make the list?
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.
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!
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.
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.
5 Reasons You Should Watch Anime
Not sure if you should watch anime? Here are 5 of the best reasons why you should.
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?
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!
Best Anime For All Ages
Our favorite anime titles for all ages, parents and children alike.
Cour
: A term used in anime to describe a span of episodes, usually twelve to thirteen, but sometimes as few
Sakuga
A term used to describe the contrasting quality of animation within anime productions.
Best Mecha Anime
Learn about anime in the ''mecha'' genre, where giant robots and even bigger human ambitions clash.
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.
Mecha
A definition for the term Mecha.
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!
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.
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!
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.
10 Japanese Words Otaku Get Totally Wrong
Going to study Japanese after getting into anime? Make sure you know what these words really mean.
Best Historical Anime
The best anime set in another time and another place.
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 -!
8 Funny Fairy Tail Memes
The Fairy Tail anime is funny. Internet memes are funny. These Fairy Tail anime memes are super funny.
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?
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!
How Many Naruto Shippuden Episodes are There?
Episode guide for the first ten seasons of the hit anime series, Naruto Shippuden.
Seinen
All about seinen, the anime subcategory intended for adult male audiences.
So Many Episodes of Naruto Shippuden!
Episode guide for the latest seasons of the hit anime, Naruto Shippuden.
Best Anime Heroines
The greatest female characters in all of anime.
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.
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.
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.
The Anime Dubbing Process
Learn how anime distribution companies outside of Japan give a given show or movie its English soundtrack.
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.
Naruto on DVD - Find All the Naruto DVDs Here
Naruto on DVD - Find All the Naruto DVDs Here
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.
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.
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!
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?
Studio Ghibli's The Cat Returns (Blu-ray)...
One of Studio Ghibli's best films is out on Blu-ray and DVD and we compare the North American and Australian versions to find out which one is the best.
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.
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?
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!
A Brief History of Anime
A short overview of anime's origins and history, from the early silent era to today.
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
Best Sports / Competition Anime
The best anime about sports and competitive activities, from boxing and soccer to drift-racing and Go.
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.
What Anime Should Star Wars Fans Watch?
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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.
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.
Go to Planet Namek!
Detailed episode guide to Dragon Ball Season Two, the Namek and Captain Ginyu Sagas complete with images and episode summaries.
This Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli Blu-ray...
Studio Ghibli fans are in for a treat with this ultimate collection of Hayao Miyazaki's hit animated films on Blu-ray and DVD!
Best Original Anime
Most anime are adapted from manga or other material; some, however, are entirely original creations. Here are some of the best.
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 Anime Movies DVD and Blu-ray Cover Gallery
Free image gallery featuring images of the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime movie DVD and Blu-ray covers.
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 Anime About Real-World Issues
Learn more about anime that take a look at real-life subjects, from global warming to social isolation.
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.
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.
Watch Sailor Moon Anime Episodes Online for Free
Want to know how to legally watch Sailor Moon episodes online for free? Got all your links and info right here! Sailor Moon Says!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Where can I watch anime online?
Looking to find a great place to download new anime? Check out these resources and start completing your digital library now.
Top 5 Anime Mothers
Anime fans share their favorite mother characters from anime series and films.
Sailor Moon Season 1 Part 1 (DVD) Review
The original hit 90s anime series, Sailor Moon is back in a new DVD release but does it do the classic series justice and is it worth picking up? Read on to find out. Sailor Moon Says!
Naruto Shippuden Uncut Set 21 (DVD) Review:...
Naruto's supporting characters get their moment to shine in the latest DVD release of Naruto Shippuden. Is this DVD worth buying? Read our review to find out!
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.
Major Anime Distributors
Learn more about the major anime distributors in North America and elsewhere.
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.
DBZ Bad Guys - Majin Buu
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys - Majin Buu. Page 4.
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.
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!
New Dragon Ball Z Movie Confirmed for 2015
A new Dragon Ball Z movie has been confirmed for 2015! Read all about it here.
Pokemon The Movie 18: Hoopa and the Clash of...
Movie poster for the 18th Pokemon movie, Pokemon The Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages. Page 5.
Bleach 22 (DVD) Review: Ichigo Finally Reaches...
Ichigo's final battle with Aizen happens right here, in this DVD volume. But does it impress or disappoint? Find out in our in-depth review here, on About.com!
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.
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.
What is Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal?
All the details on the new Sailor Moon anime, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal.
15 Anime Resolutions for the New Year
15 great and easy ideas for enhancing your anime fandom and your life in the new year!
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.
Top 10 Creative Anime Ideas
Wanting to branch out and stretch those anime legs? Here's some creative and challenging ideas to give you an active anime life.
Top 9 Female Transformers
From Arcee and Elita One to Blackarachnia and Airazor, learn all about the rare female Transformers and find out which ones kick ass the most!
The Anime Convention Survival Guide
A step-by-step guide to attending, enjoying, and surviving the anime convention of your choice.
Every Episode of One Piece Season 1
Complete episode guide to the first season of the popular anime series, One Piece.
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.
Unfinished Anime
What are some of the anime that never quite made it to the finish line?
How well do you know the fourth season of the...
Complete episode guide for the fourthD
Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Meme
Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Meme. Page 80.
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!
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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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.
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.
My kids are asking me to buy "manga." What is...
: My kids are asking me to buy "manga." What is that? : Just as anime is the Japanese equivalent of cartoons,
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.
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.
Naruto Shippuden Movie 7: The Last Naruto The...
Image of the cover for the Naruto Shippuden Movie 7: The Last Naruto The Movie Poster, DVD and Blu-ray. Page 17.
How Well Do You Know the First Season of Dragon...
Complete episode guide for the first season of the Dragon Ball Z anime. Page 4.
More Monopoly Board Games For Geeks. Which One...
Think you've seen all the best geeky Monopoly board games? How about a Doctor Who one or the Sonic The Hedgehog edition? We're just scratching the surface!
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.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Movie) Review
Dragon Ball Z is back with the new movie, Battle of Gods. Is it any good? Check out the full review complete with high quality images and viewing age info.
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.
Ghost in the Shell 25th Anniversary Edition...
One of the best anime movies of all time makes the leap to Blu-ray. Is it still a must-see animated feature? Read on to see if Ghost in the Shell still impresses after 25 years.
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Good Guys
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Good Guys
DBZ Bad Guys - Android 16
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys - Android 16. Page 7.
InuYasha: The Final Act, Set 1
The Final Act, indeed. ''InuYasha'' is finally coming to a close, although it's mostly fans who will be sticking around for this and not newcomers.
DBZ Bad Guys - Android 18
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys - Android 18. Page 6.
DBZ Bad Guys - Android 17
Dragon Ball Z Characters - The Bad Guys - Android 17. Page 5.
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?
Silver Spoon Season 1 Collection (DVD) Review:...
If you watch one anime series this year, watch Silver Spoon. From the creator of Fullmetal Alchemist this new anime explores farm life in Japan with a level of appreciation and accuracy rarely seen in animation.
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?

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