Pokemon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Hits 20

There’s something about the right movie or television series coming along when you’re at a young age that its importance can’t be understated. It becomes something that sticks with you and continues to have an impact even years after your initial viewing experience. Twenty years ago, on November 6th, 1999, Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back hit theaters. …

Kevin Smith to Produce Masters of the Universe Anime Series

Deadline reports that Kevin Smith has teamed with Mattel and Netflix on a new anime based on He-Man entitled The Masters of the Universe: Revelations. Additionally, Smith seems to intimate that the new limited series is a sequel to the classic 80s cartoon. The story will pick up where the last one left off, thus …

Akira to Receive New Anime Adaptation

One of the most iconic anime properties of all time is about to return to the forefront of the medium in a whole new way.  Ahead of the upcoming live-action adaptation of Akira, which will be directed by Thor: Ragnarok’s Taika Waititi, series creator Katsuhiro Otomo has announced at the Anime Expo that he will …

Adi Shankar’s The End of Pokemon Trailer Released Online

Castlevania producer Adi Shankar has added a new entry to his bootleg universe, this time focusing on the 90s phenomenon Pokémon. The franchise has experienced a resurgence in recent years thanks to Pokémon Go and the recently released Detective Pikachu. The Shankar-produced fan film, entitled The End of Pokemon, is set several years in the …

My Evolution as a Dragon Ball Fan

Dragon Ball Z is a show that has been a part of my life for over 20 years. I remember seeing commercials for the beginnings of the Namek Saga and being so excited that there was a cartoon set in space. Previously, I had watched the original Star Wars trilogy on repeat and desperately wanted …

REVIEW: Princess Mononoke (1997)

Growing up, I wasn’t exposed to anime like some people my age were. During my formative years, we only had cable during football season, and I watched a lot of PBS. I knew that Pokémon and Dragon Ball Z were things that existed, but that was about the extent of my knowledge. I only say …