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Category: Anime Reviews

‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ Becomes Series’ Top-Grossing Film Ever

Dragon Ball Super: Broly has become the series top grossing film, after a strong $9 million opening weekend debut in Japan last December. But after the good news came from Deadline, with the outlet confirming the final opening day total for the new Dragon Ball film came at a whopping $7.06 million. Which completely demolished openings from ...

Netflix’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Series Will Debut in 2020

Netflix's new Ghost in the Shell series, featuring a Japanese 3D computer graphics-rendered main character, is set to land in 2020. https://twitter.com/NXOnNetflix/status/1071192665008484352 The new series will be crafted in Japanese 3DCG by co-directors Kamiyama and Aramaki, as well as production studios Production I.G and SOLA DIGITAL ARTS. "It is a next-generation animation film and the first "GHOST ...

Netflix Announces Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Series

A familiar group of space bounty hunters are about to land on Netflix. The streaming giant has handed out a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for a live-action adaptation of famed anime entry Cowboy Bebop. The series was previously set up at Amazon Studios and landed at Netflix after the former passed on it. https://twitter.com/NXOnNetflix/status/1067645854868135936 Based on the 1998 ...

Live-Action ‘My Hero Academia’ Film in the Works at Legendary Pictures

It's time to go plus ultra... live-action style! Today,  Legendary Pictures (via an exclusive report through subsidiary Nerdist) announced that it will produce a live-action feature film adaptation of the mega-popular manga series, My Hero Academia (aka. Boku no Hero Academia). Created by Kohei Horikoshi in 2014 and published by Shueisha in Weekly Shônen Jump, My Hero Academia has sold more than ...

Capcom Announces Live-Action ‘Mega Man’ Film

Capcom has announced that it's planning on adapting the Mega Man property into a live-action film. So far, the project has Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman on board to write and direct the film for 20th Century Fox and has Chemin Entertainment and Masi Oka both serving as producers. There's still no information on who 20th Century Fox ...

‘Gundam’ Live-Action Movie in the Works at Legendary and Sunrise

Ever since the a Mobile Suit Gundam unit appeared in Ready Player One, fans have been ready for a live-action movie seeing the success of many films like Legendary's Pacific Rim franchise. Fans will get their wish as today, it was announced that a Gundam movie is the works! Legendary Entertainment will co-produce a feature based on the the ...

Netflix’s ‘Castlevania’ To Get Third Season

It looks like Castlevania is coming in hot at Netflix these days. With its second season slated to debut later this year, it seems like Netflix has already given the okay for a third season. Recently, Richard Armitage confirmed he and the entire voice cast of Castlevania are already working on season three. "We're about to record a third," Armitage said. ...

Yu-Gi-Oh! Review

Written by: Artur Galvao IT’S TIME TO, make a review of Yu-Gi-Oh! But also, IT’S TIME TO DU-DU-DU-DUEL! Please keep in mind this review will contain spoilers for 20-year-old anime. With Netflix uploading all 5 seasons of the original anime, it had given me the opportunity to review one favorite shows as a kid. As ...

‘Violet Evergarden’ Review

Written by: Artur Galvao What a beautiful anime to watch. Truly a piece of art. Violet Evergarden is a Netflix original anime, created by Kana Akatsuki. The story goes like this: Violet has spent the past four years focused only on her duties as a child soldier. Waking up after the war is over, she ...

Could ‘In This Corner of the World’ Win Best Animated Feature?

Written by: Artur Galvao When the Academy Awards return for its 90th event, anime may be in full-show. Not long ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 26 films have been submitted for consideration, and a handful of anime features made the list. The pool of projects fighting to win Animated Feature Film for the next ...

‘Your Name’ Director Isn’t Very Interested In Hollywood’s Take

Written by: Artur Galvao Hollywood’s history with live-action anime isn’t a superb one. The industry has yet to hit its stride with anime like it did with comics, but it is only a matter of time until Hollywood has its next Iron Man moment. For now, fans simply cringe when they hear about another anime ...

Grave of the Fireflies Review

Written by: Artur Galvao When a list of the greatest War movies come to mind, people think of “Casablanca”, “Apocalypse Now”, “Saving Private Ryan” but there is one that shouldn’t be forgotten. Welcome back to another anime review, I would say “welcome to another Ghibli July” but it’s November. However, “Grave of Fireflies” to me ...

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