Tag Archives: anime

  • ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Live-Action Adaptation Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Live-Action Adaptation Gets Trailer (Video)

    Netflix appears to be carving a niche for itself – one of many niches, really – as a home for live-action adaptations of popular anime adaptations. Last year Netflix released a live-action Death Note, and today they released a trailer for an upcoming live action version of Fullmetal Alchemist.  I’m not an anime guy, so I can’t […]

  • ‘Batman Ninja’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    ‘Batman Ninja’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    Late last year, I jumped the gun somewhat and told my presumably mostly English-reading readership about a trailer for an animated film entitled Batman Ninja, with the caveat that an English language version was hopefully on the way. Now, thankfully, we do indeed have an English dubbed trailer, as well as an official plot synopsis from […]

  • ‘Batman Ninja’: Anime Batman Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Batman Ninja’: Anime Batman Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    One of the things that has sustained Batman for almost 80 years is his ability to be at home in seemingly any type of story: Shadowy noir, campy comedy, old-school whodunit, etc etc etc. And yet, until this point there has never been an authentic anime variation on the Batman character – until the release […]

  • ‘Godzilla: Monster Planet’: Godzilla Anime Coming to Netflix Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Godzilla: Monster Planet’: Godzilla Anime Coming to Netflix Gets Trailer (Video)

    Anime isn’t really considered mainstream entertainment in the US, but Netflix seems to know something the mainstream doesn’t, greenlighting an anime adaptation of Castlevania and picking up a Japanese anime trilogy of feature films starring Godzilla. The first of that trilogy, Godzilla: Monster Planet, is coming to Netflix sometime after the Japanese premiere in November, […]

  • Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    The nation of Japan is known for many things, and one of them is its deep love of mascots. Everyone who was aware of this proclivity was therefore sensibly excited about what Japan had in store for the 2020 Olympics, and true to form the Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors don’t disappoint—made up, as they are, entirely of […]