Why do you Cosplay?
Why do you Cosplay?
Hayao Miyazaki may have retired, but a new doc about his company offers an unprecedented look at how he worked. Meanwhile, Ghibli’s latest animated release turns an old folktale into something truly epic.
New book Cosplay World explores the evolution of costume play, a small curiosity in Japan that became a global phenomenon.
Linda Ballantyne, one of the voices of the legendary anime character, talks to BuzzFeed about how she got the gig, what it was like to fill those really big shoes, and breaking ground with the show’s feminist values.
This is the most important breaking news story EVER.
These people absolutely nailed it.
Brace yourself for some topless action.
PREPARE FOR BATTLE.
The actor who voices Goku actually passed out during a Super Saiyan transformation. WHAT?!
This is some serious news. Just Saiyan.
Do not mess with a 17-year-old girl who talks to her clothes and yields a half-scissor as a sword.
We know you’re kawaii as heck. Now’s the time to show off!
Moon prism power, know what I’m sayin’?
The internet is very odd place.
It’s Super Effective!
Tofu glistens like a billion suns, and a chef discovers he has demonic ancestry. Just another day in anime cooking school.
We love hen tie.
Take this quiz. It’s your fate.
What happens when you throw Pokemon, Ghosts and Goblins, Doom, and Final Fantasy into a giant blender? Japan has found the answer.
What’s the power level of this quiz? IT’S OVER 9000!!!
Probs NSFW for comedic gore. What happens when editors decide to abruptly cancel a Japanese comic mid-series?
Whether triumphant or heartbreaking, these are some of the greatest anime endings of all time. WARNING: spoilers ahead.
Imagine Shonen Jump and Rookie with punky animals. Editors Rory Morris, Sloane Leong, and Jen Lee talk zine-making in the age of Tumblr.
[*Potato eating intensifies*]
Be careful if you’re looking for news about the polar vortex … nothing is safe from Internet porn. Warning: This post is obviously NSFW.
China’s young rural poor favor shamate fashion, a gawky blend of goth, glam and anime. Their urban peers can’t stop ridiculing them.
The definitive list of the best series in anime and everything related to magical girls, demons and most importantly…Titans this year.
“Decartes is a haughty princess; Heidegger is a long-haired cultural club leader.” Thank you Aya.shii.org for bringing this to our attention.
A Japanese import concept that has people raising eyebrows.