anime

Paprika's Satoshi Kon Dies at 46

Satoshi Kon--director of popular Japanese animated films Perfect Blue, Tokyo Godfathers, Millennium Actress, and the oft-compared-to-Inception Paprika--reportedly died yesterday of pancreatic cancer. It's truly a sad loss...
August 25, 2010

Some People Writing 'Akira'

It's been so long since first hearing of Leonardo DiCaprio's plan to produce a live-action remake of Akira, I was almost beginning to think he'd grown content...
September 8, 2009

'Batman: Gotham Knights' Preview

This preview to Batman: Gotham Knight--a collection of six anime-style Batman shorts--would be a lot more interesting if two-thirds of it wasn't spent explaining who Batman is....
February 15, 2008

Chatwin, Marsters Join 'Dragonball'

I still don't fully understand why they've decided to film the long, confusing amalgam of giant, angular hair, motion lines, and, more importantly, the constant screaming that...
November 14, 2007

'Astro Boy' Concept Art

With this concept art for the Astro Boy, I'm not sure if I'm more annoyed they're deciding to make concept art at all (are the 50 years...
November 12, 2007

'Astroboy' Poster is Kind of Awesome

There's absolutely nothing funny about this awesome teaser poster for the big-screen adaptation of the Astroboy anime. Unless you pretend that's poo shooting of him! Ewwww, gross!...
October 3, 2007

Maguire Climbing in Robotech Suit

Tobey Maguire's Maguire Entertainment and Warner Bros. have picked up the right to anime classic Robotech and hope to bring it to screens with Maguire in the...
September 7, 2007