Tag Archives: 2017

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...


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...


Persona 5 Anime Announced

Through the Attic Meeting of Cafe Leblanc event that Atlus held last weekend in honor of Persona 5, came the announcement that the hit game will be adapted into an anime. The anime will be called Persona 5 the Animation – the Day Breakers – and...


Denver Comic Con 2017 Cosplay Roundup

Every year Denver puts on their annual comic con. This year we managed to grab just a few cosplay photos. See all the pics below, and if you are one of the cosplayers and would like a copy of your picture, send us a...


Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #2

We have been working rather hard to push and process all our photos from this year’s Anime Expo. 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!


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...


Colossal Con Cosplay Round-up Album #2

While we gear up for our big exodus to California for the annual Anime Expo, we have finally finished processing all the pics we took at Colossal Con 2017. For those of you who are not aware of what Colossal Con is or where...


Ten Most Exciting Announcements at E3 2017

E3 2017 draws to a close, and with it end the incredible announcements from top gaming companies such as Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. Though this year may not have been as exciting as previous years, some great announcements were made that fulfilled the wants...