Avatar: Legend of Korra finally gets a release date… and the first two episodes will debut online this weekend!


An exclusive trailer for Avatar: The Legend of Korra recently debuted on The Wall Street Journal (of all places), bringing with it the official release date for the upcoming spin-off to the wildly successful Nickelodeon show, Avatar: The Last Airbender! The big date: April 14th, 2012. The day is finally almost here! Check out the trailer: [...]

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“Is That Your Polar Bear-Dog, Miss?” The New Avatar: Legend of Korra Trailer is Here!


Yay! Avatar: The last Airbender fans, the new teaser trailer for The Legend of Korra is here! There’s a lot I could say up front, but I’ll let you watch and enjoy : I am getting goosebumps watching the familiar Avatar world come to life in this all new story. It is hard not seeing the [...]

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Live Action Bleach coming from Viz and Warner Bros!


It’s been confirmed that Warner Bros. Pictures has snagged the rights to a live action version of the mega hit manga and anime series Bleach! The news so far confirm that Peter Segal (Get Smart, The Longest Yard,) is producing and possibly directing, and screenwriter Dan Mazeau, who recently wrote the Clash of the Titans, is [...]

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Anime News Update: Arrietty in Theaters, Tokyo Anime Fair Awards, and More!


Here are some interesting anime news stories tat popped up this week:     The Tokyo Anime Fair Awards The results are in for the Tokyo Anime Fair Awards! And the winners are: Animation of the Year- From Up On Poppy Hill             Television Category- Puella Magi Madoka Magica / Tiger [...]

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New “Avatar: Legend of Korra” video surfaces featuring new clips plus an altered show name


We know many of you are fans of the original Avatar: The Last Airbender series and are quite possibly even more excited for the upcoming Avatar spinoff, Avatar: Legend of Kora! We’re thrilled to say that in addition to confirmation of the show’s title tweak, Nick has officially released a new preview of the show within [...]

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Anime Giveaway: First Squad on DVD and BluRay!

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In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Anchor Bay Entertainment is releasing two highly anticipated manga films — and we’ve got them to give away over the next two weeks! Today we’re giving away two copies of First Squad: The Moment of Truth – one Blu-ray, one DVD — over the next 24 hours. What’s it about? Here’s [...]

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Anime News Update: Akira Synopsis,New Zelda Manga, and more!

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New Akira Synopsis! A possible early synopsis for the Hollywood Akira adaptation was posted on, and here it is! Kaneda is a bar owner in Neo-Manhattan who is stunned when his brother, Tetsuo, is abducted by government agents led by The Colonel. Desperate to get his brother back, Kaneda agrees to join with Ky Reed [...]

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Holiday Recommendations 2011: Anime & Manga

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Time for our anime and manga recommendations for this holiday seasons. Find some newbies and some old favorites for any anime and manga fan, and maybe even something new to check out for yourself! Excel Saga World Conquest isn’t easy. In fact, conquering a city district is pretty tough for the super-secret ideological organization, Across. When [...]

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Get Ready for Redline!


To celebrate it’s 20th anniversary, Manga Entertainment is releasing one of the most anticipated anime feature films; the visually stunning Redline. Created by Studio Madhouse, (the studio responsible for hits such as Paprika, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, and Summer Wars,) Redline is about the biggest, deadliest,  race in the world held once every five [...]

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Weekly Anime News Update: New Ghibli Trailer, Death Note Voted Best Jump Manga


US Trailer for New Ghibli Movie: The Secret World of Arrietty This past Tuesday the official US trailer for Studio Ghibli’s The Secret World of Arrietty was released online. Originally released in 2010, Arrietty will hit US theaters on February 17th. []   Death Note Voted Best Shonem Manga of the past decade! Japanese news sit [...]

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