New limited edition My Hero Academia anime Loot Crate

The new New limited edition My Hero Academia anime loot crate

Who doesn’t like a good loot crate? If you’re a fan of the anime series My Hero Academia then you’ll want to get your hands on this latest blind box offering from Loot Crate and Funimation! There’s two versions of this limited edition Plus Ultra Crate that will contain five to seven exclusive items that … Read more

S.H. Figuarts Classic Costume M. Bison revealed

Street Fighter V – S.H. Figuarts Classic Costume M. Bison

If you’re putting together your Street Fighter S.H. Figuarts collection, you’re not going to want to miss out on this very special figure! Tamashii Nations has just recently revealed their next upcoming figure and it’s the Street Fighter V – S.H. Figuarts Classic Costume M. Bison. As always, the S.H. Figuarts figures look absolutely gorgeous. … Read more

Become a Gunpla ace in ‘Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare’ a new mobile app game

Gundam Battle promo image

If training pint size monsters or casting spells like a wizard isn’t your thing, may we suggest giant anime robots? ‘Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare’ is now available on the App Store and Google Play. This free to play mobile game has launched earlier than expected (original release date of August 21st) and fans of the … Read more

Fist of the North Star: Kenshiro ‘You Are Already Dead’ 1/4 Scale Statue by Prime 1 Studio available for pre-order

Kenshiro statue

“You are already broke” — or at least your wallet is going to feel that way once you put in your pre-order for this Fist of the North Star: Kenshiro “You Are Already Dead” 1/4 Scale Statue. It’s a beautiful display piece for fans of the classic anime ‘Fist of the North Star’ which follows … Read more

Kyoto Animation update: Studio thanks people around world for support, as computer data reportedly safe after fire

Kyoto Animation studio building set ablaze

The devastating fire at Kyoto Animation’s Studio 1 building that resulted in the death of 35 people and 33 injured was a huge tragedy. On Monday, the studio posted a message on its website thanking people around the world for their support, and promising that they would not give up in the face of the … Read more

Yasuhiro Takemoto’s death in Kyoto Animation fire/arson mass murder confirmed by family: DNA testing of victims took a week – KyoAni director made Violet Evergarden, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, and many more anime [Updated]

Yasuhiro Takemoto

After a legendary Kyoto Animation Studio director went missing many anime fans on Twitter reported director Yasuhiro Takemoto dead in light of the KyoAni fire that’s claimed 34 lives. Now, it’s been confirmed by Takemoto’s family that he died during the tragic incident. On July 21, 2019, Kyoto Animation Studio released an official statement concerning … Read more

Yoshiji Kigami’s death in KyoAni fire feared by family after NHK names list of dead arson victims’ ages – Kyoto Animation Studio director/animator famous for Sound! Euphonium, Akira, and Grave of the Fireflies [Updated]

Yoshiji Kigami and a scene from KyoAni's Sound! Euphonium anime

Anime fans are fearing legendary Kyoto Animation director Yoshiji Kigami dead after a recent news report from NHK listed additional information about the unidentified victims of the KyoAni fire. On July 24, 2019, THR reported that Kigami’s family had not been able to contact him since the KyoAni arson attack took place. “I still have … Read more

Kyoto Animation Studio releases statement on KyoAni fire – President Ideaki Hatta desires to build park monument as tribute to the dead victims of the arson attack

Kyoto Animation logo

The Kyoto Animation Studio fire has devastated the Japanese animation studio. So far, 34 people have died in the KyoAni arson attack, with 34 people taken to the hospital due to their injuries. Anime fans have been eagerly awaiting official confirmation about who survived the fiery attack. Famous animators such as Yoshiji Kigami and Yasuhiro … Read more

Kyoto Animation GoFundMe ‘Help KyoAni Heal’ set up after deadly arson attack, surpasses $750k target in just 12 hours

Kyoto Animation studio building set ablaze

A GoFundMe page, titled Help KyoAni Heal, has been set up following news on Thursday morning of the deadly arson attack on Kyoto Animation studio in the Uji suburb of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. Officials have confirmed that 33 people died in the attack, and 36 injured have been taken to the hospital. Some of … Read more

Kyoto Animation fire attack: 33 dead in KyoAni arson

Kyoto Animation studio building set ablaze

Kyoto Animation (KyoAni), a popular anime studio in Kyoto, Japan, was set ablaze early on Thursday morning, and according to Japanese media reports, officials have confirmed 33 people dead. Thirty-six people, some in critical condition, were also rushed to the hospital. #PrayForKyoani 33 Confirmed Dead. Guess I'll pay tribute by rewatching them all over again. … Read more