Sword Art Online Finishes Strong with a Powerfully Human Tale

Sword Art Online is an anime with a great first half plagued by a mediocre second half. Luckily, Sword Art Online II does not suffer from a similar affliction. Vastly different from its murder-mystery first half, SAO II ends strong with a powerfully human tale that serves as the emotional high point of the franchise. » 12/26/14 8:00am Friday 8:00am

Psycho Pass 2 is a Deliciously Dark and Disturbing Cyberpunk Tale

Each week I found myself faced with a quandary when it came to Psycho Pass 2. If I watched it when I got up, I would feel unsettled the whole day. And if I watched it before bed, nightmares followed. Yet despite this, it is one of the series I found myself dying to watch week in and week out. » 12/23/14 8:00am Tuesday 8:00am

See The Weapon That Beats The Wave Motion Gun In The New Yamato Movie

As far as I know, we still haven't gotten the new Space Battleship Yamato 2199 TV/movie series in the United States, even after it aired a whole season in Japan. But now, there's a follow-up movie, Star-Voyaging Ark, in which the Yamato gets hit with a weapon called the Flame Direct Attack Cannon, that can "transcend… » 12/19/14 4:00am 12/19/14 4:00am

The New Sailor Moon Anime Has Changed

When Sailor Moon Crystal started airing, there was some commotion over the quality of the animation. While some fans were very happy to see the return of Sailor Moon, not everyone was happy with what they perceived to be low-quality visuals. But now that Sailor Moon Crystal has started to release on Blu-Ray, Sailor… » 12/12/14 1:30pm 12/12/14 1:30pm

The Last is the Naruto Love Story Fans Have Been Longing For

Not long ago, the Naruto manga ended its 15-year run. However, readers were quick to notice there was one story left to tell. Thus comes The Last: Naruto the Movie—not an out-of-continuity side story but a true missing tale that answers the most important question left by the ending of the manga. » 12/08/14 5:00am 12/08/14 5:00am

That Anime Crossover Fighter is Actually Pretty Darn Fun

Over the past few weeks, we've taken a detailed look at specific aspects of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, a fighting game where characters are pulled from across some of the most popular anime of the past few years to battle it out. And if nothing else, Fighting Climax certainly delivers on that premise. » 12/05/14 5:00am 12/05/14 5:00am

​12 Lunatics Who Shouldn't Have Access To Giant Robots

Anime has taught us that teenagers are always the best giant robot pilots, but do they need to be crazy? Because it sure seems like a lot of insane people manage to get in the cockpits of Gundam, EVA Units, and the like. Here are a dozen maniacs who shouldn't be trusted with scissors, let alone giant robots. » 12/01/14 4:17pm 12/01/14 4:17pm