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Snap Back to Fall With One of The Creepiest Anime Films Ever Made

Anime auteur Satoshi Kon’s 1997 debut film “Perfect Blue” is back in theaters.
Paige Katherine Bradley
9.7.18
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Cue the Gamelan Music, Maestro, Because the Best Anime Ever Made Is Back in Theaters!

Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo’s magnum opus, is back in theaters for a 30th anniversary screening at Metrograph in New York.
Paige Katherine Bradley
8.28.18
Art

The Artist Who Sees Your Flood of Pollution and Raises You a Wave of Symbolism

Jonny Negron is dealing with information overload and literal trash through his iconic paintings.
David Muenzer
8.21.18
anime

Anime Is The Best Place for Jocks and Nerds to Unite

A new documentary series profiles a pro-NFL football player whose love of anime helped propel him to where he is today.
Paige Katherine Bradley
8.7.18
anime

Anything Lewis Carroll Could Do Masaaki Yuasa Can Do Better

This surreal anime has underwear thieves, a psychedelic journey into the night to find a children’s book, and unreasonably powerful school festival organizers—what more could you want?
Paige Katherine Bradley
7.23.18
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Celebrate Your Freedom with the Anime About Trans Japanese Gangsters Becoming Pop Idols!

As I’ve noted before, I’m not here to explain a culture, just to convey its richness.
Paige Katherine Bradley
7.5.18
anime

It’s Animals Versus the Anthropocene in Studio Ghibli’s “Pom Poko”

Gather around and hear the tale of the tanuki with prominent testicles trying to save their vanishing way of life.
Paige Katherine Bradley
6.19.18
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The Rose of Versailles is the Best (Only?!) Anime about the French Revolution, Ever

Hurry, the anime that’s a feminist interjection into the history of the French Revolution is going offline!
Paige Katherine Bradley
6.12.18
Fashion

Rihanna Is the Ultimate Anime Style Icon—Or Is She?

As fans connect her look to classic anime styles, we look at whether the influence is really there.
Lilian Min
6.8.18
anime

Wake Up, America! There’s an Entire Season of Sailor Moon You Probably Haven’t Seen

Trans characters, you say? How about singing, dancing, beautiful boys that are secretly female soldiers from outer space?
Paige Katherine Bradley
6.4.18
anime

Americans Are Producing a Sequel to One of the Most Iconic Anime. What Will Be Lost in Translation?

The sequel to FLCL, pronounced "fooly cooly," debuts on Adult Swim this Saturday.
Paige Katherine Bradley
5.30.18
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May We Recommend an Anime About Life as a Scorched Bun?

Kogepan conjures a lovingly bleak metaphor for existentialists everywhere. And he’s super cute.
Paige Katherine Bradley
5.29.18