Black Bullet Irredeemably Ruins An Otherwise Good Premise

Back at the start of the spring season, as I wrote short summaries about all the season's then upcoming anime, post-apocalyptic tale Black Bullet was one of the anime I was most looking forward to. However, less than two episodes in I could already see that it was failing to live up to its interesting premise. » 7/29/14 8:00am Yesterday 8:00am

New Anime Casts the Ghostbusters as Penguin-Hunting Kidnappers

Tokyo ESP is the story of a teenage girl with the power to phase through solid objects and a teenage boy with the power to teleport who decide to become superheroes. So while I wouldn't have been surprised by an X-Men cameo, I certainly didn't expect the Ghostbusters to show up—especially as villains! » 7/29/14 7:00am Yesterday 7:00am

Crossdressing Ex-Maid Allegedly Torches Building in Attempted Robbery

Last month, security camera footage showed what appeared to be a woman with long hair and a skirt entering a building in Tokyo's Ueno in the middle of the night. An hour passed, and the figure emerged from a building, which was soon engulfed in flames. Today, that suspect was arrested: A 27-year-old man. » 7/25/14 7:30am Friday 7:30am