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The Unsung Architecture Of 1990s Anime

The intricate hand-drawn worlds of director Mamoru Oshii’s films hide lessons for architects.<p>In most films, the scenery is merely a backdrop–the second fiddle to the dramatic tension between characters. But in others, the environment plays a leading role. For architecture buffs, few get better than</i> …

Tokyo’s neon-drenched cityscapes celebrated in new photo series

Hot pinks, blues, and yellows take center stage<p>Tokyo has earned a serious rep among city lovers for its dense streetscapes, charmingly thick with neon signage, and high-octane colors. In a new series of photos that capture the Japanese capital at night, Belgium-based lensman Xavier Portela …

New York City

Japanese 'Naked' Festivals Keep Centuries-Old Tradition Alive

Japan is home to many local festivals, but some of the best known are the ones in which men run and jump around nearly naked — not for dirty reasons, but for ancient religious ones.<p>The <i>hadaka matsuri</i> or "naked festival" dates back centuries in Japan. Men perform in traditional <i>fundoshi</i> (loincloth) to …

Salted Caramel Macadamia Slice

Here it is! My first ever video for Be Good Organics. Creating vids is something I’ve wanted to do for a while now, so I’m super excited to finally …

Jeff Rogers' Ultimate Five-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

© 2015 Jeffrey B. Rogers, The Culinary Fanatic<br>May not be reproduced, reprinted, or distributed without permission<p>My mother passed down her macaroni …

10 Found-Footage Horror Movies You Probably Haven’t Seen – Page 4

Another convincing and terrifying blend of documentary, fiction, and WTF-ness. From Underground Film Journal:<p>The <i>S&Man</i> is a total invention by Petty, …

10 Writers and Artists Who Wanted Their Work Destroyed

Whether from a lack of confidence, concerns over sensitive contents, a change of direction, or simply a fit of pique, a number of artists and writers …

15 Recipes to Prove That Frosé Is *the* Chill Drink Trend of Summer

Rosé is *the* wine of choice during the hot summer months, crowding out all the other bevvies in the cooler. It’s no coincidence that, this year in particular, when Rose Quartz is the on-trend color, rosé is the most on-trend drink you can have. Well, you fell in love with wine slushies already, so …

Rosé

Your Summer 2016 Anime Guide

It’s hot outside. Let’s stay in and watch some anime.<p>That’s right, it’s time for the Summer 2016 season. Here’s a round up of the latest shows and …

Blue Exorcist Manga Gets New TV Anime Series

Kazue Katō's supernatural series previously inspired TV anime in 2011<p>This year's 31st issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing …

This 2-Ingredient Vietnamese Iced Coffee Will Upgrade Your Daily Grind

There’s something about coffee that easily makes our hearts flutter. It gives us the best afternoon pick-me-up and it tastes so good that sometimes we just need to have three to four cups of coffee in a day. So now that summer is fast approaching, it’s a no-brainer that iced coffee recipes are on …

Coffee

#1 mom Britney Spears is still gushing over her son's insanely impressive anime drawings

Britney Spears does it all. She works hard to produce kickass performances that may or may not involve a giant python. She slays on the red carpet …

Anime

'Women are realistic, men idealistic': Studio Ghibli on why a director's gender matters

When Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement from Japan’s greatest animation studio in 2013, his young protege Hiromasa Yonebayashi wasn’t worried. The master had already retired five times before. “He was always saying, ‘Oh this could be the last film.’” Yonebayashi shrugs. “He’s still in the …

Anime

Tokyo Police Hope Kayako & Sadako Will Scare Drug Users Straight - Interest

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police, who previously turned to Aikatsu! and Vocaloids for their campaigns, are now hiring two famous ghosts to combat …

Gaijinworks to Release Summon Night 6 in English on PS4, PS Vita

Game will be available digitally in N. America, S. America, Europe; physically in N. America<p>Video game publisher Gaijinworks announced on Tuesday …

North American Anime, Manga Releases, June 5-11 - News [2016-06-07]

The Boy and The Beast, Psycho-Pass, Wake Up, Girls! films; After War Gundam X, Gonna be the Twin-Tail!!, Lupin III: Alcatraz Connection, Mobile Suit …

Kodansha Previews Eisner-Winning Artist's Attack on Titan Cover

Kodansha Previews Eisner-Winning Artist’s Attack on Titan Cover<p>by Joseph Luster June 7, 2016<p>Kodansha Comics gave Comic Book Resources an early look …

Anime Matsuri Hawaii cancels 2016 convention

June 6th, 2016<p>One of the biggest burning questions of Con-athon 2016 -- aside from "Can our otaku community really support six major conventions in …

Anime

How to Successfully Learn Japanese with Anime

On this page you will discover if you can really learn a language without much effort by watching anime! Don’t forget to download your gift: a FREE …

Language Learning

91 Days Anime's 2nd Teaser Video Introduces Nero

ELISA's ending theme song also previewed for series premiering on July 8<p>The official website for the upcoming original television anime series 91 …

Sunrise's Classicaloid Musical Action-Comedy Casts Mikako Komatsu, Nobunaga Shimazaki

Yoichi Fujita to direct anime premiering this fall<p>The official website for Sunrise's ClassicaLoid musical action-comedy television anime announced …

Japanese Fans Pick Their Most Anticipated Summer 2016 Anime

It's mere weeks until the summer anime season kicks off. This brings the long-expected adaptation of moe game development manga <i>New Game</i>!, as well as</i> …

First Impressions: Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator - The X Button

Next week brings along E3, but this week is all about Guilty Gear. And it reminds me of one proud accomplishment: I'm quoted in the Wikipedia page …

Ghibli producer provokes backlash for comment regarding abilities of women to direct anime

Producer of <b>When Marnie Was There</b> pontificates on <b>psychological differences between men and women</b>.<p>You’ll find very few entities in any creative field …

Anime

Chinese/Japanese Anime Hitori no Shita the outcast Announced

12-episode anime to debut in Japan in July<p>Emon Animation Company announced a new "supernatural power battle anime" tiled Hitori no Shita the outcast …

Berserk TV Anime's Teaser Video Previews 9mm Parabellum Bullet's Theme Song

Miyuki Sawashiro, Rikiya Koyama, more join cast; new key visual features Mozgus<p>The official website of the new Berserk television anime series began …

Taboo High School Rumours Make For One Funny Anime

Do you remember all those taboo rumours you heard in school about the opposite sex that nobody ever really knew if they were true or not -- not even …