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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Endless Waltz Volume 1 Review

I feel this review needs a bit of a preface. I’ve seen countless things that try to prey on my nostalgia as a child of the 90’s. People my age have made it clear that this is a hook they’re very willing to bite....


NDK Cosplay Roundup Album 1

Every year we attend Nan Desu Kan in Denver, CO. Now that BentoByte has managed to expand significantly in the past year we have upped our repertoire of content that we have post con. But there is one thing that will never change, we...


Trailer and Details Revealed for Ezra Koenig’s Neo Yokio

I only heard the rumors that Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend was working on an anime project a few days ago. (I may have been late to this party.) So I was more than surprised by the trailer for Neo Yokio being released just days later along...


Death Note Movie Review

Spoilers ahead! If you haven’t seen the 2017 Death Note movie on Netflix, I advise you watch that first. If spoilers don’t matter to you or you’re not planning to watch the movie anyway, keep reading. When Netflix announced it had picked up the Death Note...


She and Her Cat Review

Before we begin, She and Her Cat was originally was an anime short directed by the famed Makoto Shinkai (director of Your Name, 5 Centimeters Per Second, and The Place Promised in Our Early Days). This might make you think that there will be some sad and bittersweet...



Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #5

Presenting our fifth and final album of Anime Expo cosplay coverage! Contact us through social media if you are a cosplayer and would like a high res copy of your picture. See you all next year!


D23 Expo Thoughts & Impressions

From July 14th to 16th, BentoByte was lucky enough to be able to attend a con we’d never been to – D23 Expo in Anaheim, California! The key differences between D23 Expo and the conventions that we usually attend is the target audience and...


Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #4

Presenting the forth album of Anime Expo cosplay coverage! Final album coming soon! Contact us through social media if you are a cosplayer and would like a high res copy of your picture. See you all next year!


Dagashi Kashi Season 2 Announced

Good news for fans of comedy, Japanese sweets, or to those out there that are fans of both; our favorite sweet tooth anime is returning! Dagashi Kashi is set to announce a second season of the anime adaptation in the coming double issue of Shonen Sunday....


Kakegurui Anime Trailer Released

For those who furiously watch the anime lists every season will have noticed a missing title across the streaming sites, Kakegurui. This is because streaming giant Netflix acquired the right for the Kakegurui anime. Although this dark and psychological Shounen show is currently airing in Japan, it...


Atlus Announces Three New Games in Persona Series

If you’re a fan of Atlus‘ Persona series, boy do I have buckets of good news for you. Today, Atlus announced three new entries into the Persona franchise titled Persona Q2, Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night, and Persona 5 Dancing Star Night. There are now two official sites for the games,...


Daisuki Announces It’s Shutting Down

International streaming service Daisuki announced today that it will be closing its doors and ending the service on October 31st, 2017. Following the announcement came a closure schedule that can be found below: July 1, 2017 – 12:00 a.m.  –  New registration for DAISUKI’s...


Sony Pictures TV to Acquire Majority Stake in FUNimation

Interesting news in the business side of anime streaming services today! The television division of Sony Pictures, Sony Pictures TV, announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake holding in anime distributing and streaming service FUNimation. While the announcement...