Anime Impulse 2016 Gallery

A look at the attendees, vendors and panels of Anime Impulse 2016! Photography by: Shannon Shea & Lon Muckey [AFG_gallery id=’6′]

Roxy Almblade on her new online manga "NeverFall"

Roxy Almblade (Glass River) has a new online manga.  NeverFall debuted recently on Taptastic and we’ve caught up with the artist and writer for a quick interview! Tell us a little about yourself, past projects and artistic style? I usually tell people three things, I’m a Christian, an artist, and a dreamer.  Haha.  I’ve worked on multiple webcomics before. One of them, The Glass River, got published by P2 Manga…

Attack on Titan Live Action Movie Trailer for US Release

Funimation has released The official Attack on Titan US Trailer.  For the hardcore fans the Japanese trailers have been out for months, so there’s nothing new to see here.  Based on the worldwide best selling manga and anime the live action Attack on Titan Part 1 was released in Japan on August 1 with Part 2 coming on September 19th.  They also had their World Premiere in Hollywood on July…

Funimation Issues Statement on Copyright, Fan Art and Trademark

As Anime Expo is beginning and San Diego Comic Con is only a week away, Funimation issued the following statement on their take on copyright, trademark and fan art. “At law, a fan-created artwork that is clearly based on existing artwork owned by a copyright holder other than the fan (e.g. Funimation), is considered an unauthorized “derivative work” or an unauthorized reproduction (by substantial similarity) and therefore infringes the copyright…

New Live Action Attack on Titan Trailer Released

They may as well call it the Summer of the Titans with the “Attack on Titan” anime movie being released in June followed by two Live-Action movies in August and September. The newest 30 second clip is action packed and doesn’t give you much time to breathe let alone take in everything they are showing unless you watch it multiple times (which we did). The first live-action Attack on Titan…

New Attack on Titan Animated Movie Will be an Interactive Experience

While everyone is waiting for the live action Attack on Titan Movies set to come out in August and September, anime fans will be able to take part in an interactive experience during the release of the 2nd animated movie. The movie is simply a condensed version of the 2nd half of the animated series and is titled “Wings of Freedom” but audience members may get more than they bargained…

Sailor Moon Spiral Heart Moon Rod Available Soon

Sailor Moon Collectibles is reporting that the newest addition to Bandai’s line of Sailor Moon Prop Replicas aimed at adult collectors is going to be on sale in November. The Sailor Moon Spiral Heart Moon Wand will join 3 other prop replicas already available: the Moon Stick, Cutie Moon Rod and Crystal Star Compact. It’s a gorgeous and detailed piece of work that would be the crown jewel of any…

Live Action Akira Fan-Made Trailer is Awesome!

When I was growing up there were two types of Anime Fans.  The kind that understood Akira (or claimed they understood it) and those that didn’t. It was almost like a test when you were asked “Do you understand Akira?”  You only got one chance at it.  You didn’t come to understand Akira later – you just understood it, or you didn’t. If you said yes you were met with…