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Latest Review Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo

1.5 stars

A textbook example of how the first in a series isn't always the best.

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Latest Review Spice and Wolf II

4 stars

More smart, sharp-tongued, thoroughly entertaining economic adventures with an added emphasis on substantive romance.

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Latest Review Wedding Peach DX

3.5 stars

A thoroughly enjoyable four-shot that defies the self-imposed limits and traits of the genre.

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Mar. 15, 2013

In honor of the late Naya Goro, unforgettable voice actor of Zenigata, a review of the not-so-good classic Lupin III: The Mystery of Mamo.

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Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for My Retirement Anime Premieres on January 7

2022-12-01 at 10:00:03
The official website of the television anime of FUNA's Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for My Retirement (Rōgo ni Sonaete Isekai de 8-Man-Mai no Kinka... Full Article at ANN

My Instant Death Ability is So Overpowered Light Novels Get TV Anime

2022-12-01 at 06:31:28
Tsuyoshi Fujitaka's story of boy abandoned in another world, but with Instant Death ability Full Article at ANN

Reborn to Master the Blade Anime Reveals 2nd Video, More Cast & Staff, Theme Songs, January 9 Debut

2022-12-01 at 06:00:14
Atsushi Tamaru, Yūichi Nakamura, Katsuyuki Konishi, Mugihito join cast Full Article at ANN

The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World Anime's New Video Reveals Opening Song, January 5 Debut

2022-12-01 at 04:50:12
Musical project Sizuk performs opening song 'Dystopia' Full Article at ANN

'Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World' Anime's 2nd Video Unveils Ending Song Artist, January 10 Debut

2022-12-01 at 04:31:15
Mao Abe performs ending for Shinta Fuji's story of adventurers united in their distrust of people Full Article at ANN

Opus Colors Original TV Anime Reveals Cast, More Staff, Spring 2023 Debut

2022-12-01 at 00:38:07
Yūma Uchida, Ryota Ohsaka, Natsuki Hanae, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, more join cast Full Article at ANN

Lupin Zero Net Anime's Trailer Reveals More Cast, Theme Songs

2022-11-30 at 22:01:00
Saori Hayami, Yoshito Yasuhara, Toa Yukinari, Toshio Furukawa join cast Full Article at ANN

26th Detective Conan Anime Film's Teaser Previews Tech-Driven Story

2022-11-30 at 21:44:50
New global police surveillance system launched at Hachijō-jima island Full Article at ANN

The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie Anime's English Dub Trailer Streamed

2022-11-30 at 21:10:34
Film opens in the U.S., Canada on Friday Full Article at ANN

Fantagraphics Publishes Shungiku Uchida's Minami's Lover Manga in English

2022-11-30 at 18:00:00
Manga edition launches on June 27, 2023 Full Article at ANN