Author Archives: Matthew Boss

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....


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...


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....


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,...


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...


A Quick Chat with Kay Pike at Anime Expo 2017

If you’re on some sort of social media platform, it’s fairly likely you have seen this fantastic body paint of Piccolo at some point: A post shared by 🎨The Bodypainter🎨 (@kaypikefashion) on Jun 5, 2017 at 4:18pm PDT That’s Kay Pike, a Canadian designer...


Aniplex to Debut Fate/Grand Order in English at Anime Expo

Aniplex of America has announced that they will be hosting a Launch Celebration for the upcoming release of the English version of Fate/Grand Order at this year’s Anime Expo. The Launch Celebration event will be taking place on July 1st at 3:00 PM PST, be open...


New Subtitled Trailer for Live Action Tokyo Ghoul Film

The official website for the upcoming live action adaptation to Sui Ishida’s Tokyo Ghoul has uploaded a new trailer for the film. Interestingly, the trailer is entirely subtitled in English so that fans of the series overseas can enjoy the trailer as well. Also of note...



To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts Volume 3 Review

Volume 2 of To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts  certainly left the reader with quite the cliffhanger; Cain Madhouse had unleashed a horde of incarnates on the nobles of Northern Patria in the city of Whitechurch, Nancy was shot by Cain at that same gathering, and Hank...


20 Questions: The Erica Mendez Edition

While in attendance at Colorado Anime Fest 2017, we were graced by the talent of Erica Mendez. So graceful was she that we were allowed not only the opportunity to interview her, but film said interview. Observe with your very eyes said interview! On a...


Sentai Filmworks Licenses Three New Series for Spring 2017 Season

We haven’t seen a lot of competition for new series in the anime seasons since Crunchyroll and FUNimation became besties last year. However, that seems to be changing this season. Sentai Filmworks has announced the acquisition of three series (at the time of writing)...


Full Ghost in the Shell Trailer Released

We’ve seen plenty of teasers for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell live action adaptation. However, today is break from what we’ve seen so far. Finally, Paramount Pictures has released a full trailer for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell film. Paramount Pictures has hosted the full trailer...


Bokksu January 2017 Unboxing and Review

A new year, a new year of snack boxes from Bokksu! Fortunately for subscribers, Bokksu is kicking the year off with a really solid box. The theme for January 2017 box is “Maru”, which translates to “circle” in Japan. Maru is associated with “goodness”...


Aooni The Animation Trailer Released

Good news for fans of horror series out there. The upcoming feature film adaption of AoOni (which translates Blue Demon) put out a new trailer today, which you can view below: The feature film will follow an original story line that borrows themes from the source...