‘Ricky Boy The Wonder Boy’ Wins the NAFF 2015 TOKYOPOP Asian Film Award!

RickyBoyTheWonderBoy_NAFFAwardBy Clay Bohle Founded in 2008, the Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF), a multifaceted, in-depth industry program for global... Read More

Tomohiro Machiyama Is Not Attacking Titan, He’s Trying to Make It More Relatable

AoTBy Kristen Olson “Please change Eren’s character,” Attack on Titan author, Hajime Isayama pleaded of AoT screenwriter, Tomohiro Machiyama. “He’s... Read More

Shenmue 3: The Kickstarter Campaign That Broke Kickstarter, Records, And Maybe Fan Trust?

Shenmue1By: Kristen Olson When Shenmue 3 was announced during E3, the whole world went crazy. Series creator Yu Suzuki was teasing it... Read More

The Return of the Native: Back at Comic-Con

by Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass The last time I went to San Diego Comic-Con International was in 2007. Lots of... Read More

Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece Is Bringin’ Kabuki Back

OnePieceKabukiBy: Kristen Olson Japanese classical theater is abuzz with anticipation as the critically-acclaimed manga, One Piece, sets sail to bring... Read More

TOKYOPOP Luvs Halloween and So Do These AX 2015 Cosplayers!

by Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass Anime Expo has gotten so huge that it is impossible to take it all in.... Read More

Lupin III’s Jigen Leaves Italy In A Cloud Of Smoke

Jigen7By Kristen Olson This autumn, for the first time in 30 years, the iconic crime-adventure anime Lupin III is once... Read More

Anime Expo 2015 Is Already Rocking the Awesome Cosplay…Day 1 Gallery

TheCrowdUnderTheWatchfulEyeOfTheDragonby Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass and Kristen Olson We want to get these pictures up ASAP so not a whole... Read More

Ghibli Quietly Returns to Production, So Does the New Studio Ponoc

ReadyForMatsuriby Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass Studio Ghibli is not quite dead, even though the announcement that When Marnie Was There... Read More

Incredible Stereo Color Images Of Life In Meiji Era Japan

By Kristen Olson Since the early days of photography, tourism has been a major contributor to the commercial success of... Read More

Chinese-Indian Co-Production Bond Grows Stronger With “Delhi Safari” Sequel: “Beijing Safari”

Beijing SafariBy Kristen Olson China-based Heshan Media is collaborating with India’s Krayon Studios to co-produce the 3D animated film, “Beijing Safari,”... Read More

“Gamba And Friends” Adaptation To Put Japanese 3D Animation On The Map

gamba 3Dby Kristen Olson In an passion project ten years in the making and straight from the vein of ‘Gamba no... Read More

A Nyantastic Weekend in Los Angeles: CatConLA!

HarajukuKittehGirlby Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass The only thing truly surprising is that nobody had done something like CatConLA before. People... Read More

Jackie Chan To Star In STX Entertainment’s Action-Thriller, ‘The Foreigner’

ChanBy Kristen Olson Hong Kong’s lovable and best known film star that bad guys should learn to leave alone is... Read More

Should Shia LaBeouf be a part of the new Dragon Ball saga?

ShiaDoItby Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass A weird but well-produced video featuring Shia LaBeouf has been making the rounds on the... Read More

Miss Manga™? A Sure Sign That Asian Pop Culture Is Part Of World Pop Culture Now!

MissManga1by Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass A few days ago I got an excited quick email from none other than Stu-senpai.... Read More

Video Series Recreates Fleeting Thrill Of Walking Past A Beautiful Woman

WalkingPastBishoujou1By Kristen Olson As many of us might agree, there’s a certain thrill to walking past an attractive person. Maybe... Read More

Live-Action Bakuman Casting Worries Some, Intrigues Most

BakumanLiveActionBy Kristen Olson In a very Tarantino-esque anti-typecast, the live-action Bakuman trailer was released this week and the casting decisions... Read More

Rapidly Aging Japanese Towns Create Incentives for Young Transplants

MishimaCowBy Clay Bohle We’ve received some interesting reports from our friends at RocketNews24 this past month regarding some incredible economic... Read More

Yum or Yuck? Depends On What Side of the Pacific You’re From!

rice-cookerBy Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass Americans assume that their taste in food is universal, considering that American cuisine is a... Read More