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Movie Review: Weathering with You I went to see Weathering with You today. This needs to be said before anything: It's an anime event held in selected theater until tomorrow. That being said, here's a small summary: it follows the story of runaway high-school freshman Morishima Hodaka to Tokyo.

Sewn Together Reflections, the Intrepid Writing and Cosplaying Duo! Briana Lawrence and Jessica Walsh are a cosplaying and writing couple known as Sewn Together Reflections. They're also freelance writers and advocates for diversity in media and self-esteem with cosplay. We caught up with them at Ohayocon 2020 to discuss how they met, how they get inspired, and much more!

Horror Anime Now that the New Year has well and truly descended upon us, it is high time for a dose of reflection. I recently watched Lars Von Trier's horror film Antichrist, as part of yet-to-be-disclosed thesis research.

Mega Man Zero / ZX Legacy Collection Game's Trailer Previews Biometals, Models The official YouTube channel for PlayStation began streaming on Tuesday a trailer for Mega Man Zero / ZX Legacy Collection - a collection of all four Mega Man Zero games as well as the Mega Man ZX and Mega Man ZX Advent games - for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam.

Ultra Instinct Goku Gets Ready to Dominate Dragon Ball FighterZ Following some early info by way of Japanese magazines, Bandai Namco has officially confirmed a major addition to the playable lineup of Dragon Ball FighterZ. Next up for the roster is the unstoppable Ultra Instinct Goku from Dragon Ball Super. Bandai Namco promises more information on Ultra Instinct Goku-including his arrival date-soon.

OshiBudo's Idol Group ChamJam Get Special Anime Music Video Idols show off their strong points in "Zutto ChamJam" music video.

English-language of Black Clover Phantom Knights is Available NOW on iOS and Android Devices! BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. today announced the official launch of the English-language of Black Clover Phantom Knights for iOS devices via the App Store and Android devices via Google Play.

Black Clover Phantom Knights Smartphone Game Launches for iOS in English Bandai Namco Entertainment America announced on Tuesday that it has launched the English-language version of the Black Clover Phantom Knights game for iOS devices. The company released the game for Android devices last Thursday. The game launched in Japan in November 2018.

Netflix Adds Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution Film on February 27 The Pokémon Company International and Netflix announced on Tuesday that Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, the 22nd film in the Pokémon franchise, will premiere on Netflix worldwide outside of Japan and Korea on February 27. The Pokémon Company International began streaming an English trailer.

Kaworu Gracefully Joins Shinji as a Sweet New Nendoroid At last, you are worthy of his grace. Hot on the heels of the new Shinji Ikari Nendoroid is a Nendo of the SEELE Child, Kaworu Nagisa. He appears as seen in the Rebuild of Evangelion films, and comes with three face plates for different expressions: standard, smiling with his eyes closed, and a sidelong glance.

Watch with me: Kaguya-sama Love is war Let's quick start this anime year with Kaguya-sama: Love is war. So a bit of background, when this anime came out I tought it was a romantic-cheesy type of anime, so I wasn't that intrest in it. That changed when I realized this is a romance anime, but with lots of mental games in mind and I love that.

Fairy Tail RPG's Video Previews Magnolia The game will launch in Japan and Europe on March 19 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. KOEI Tecmo America will release the game for PC via Steam on March 19, and on PS4 and Switch on March 20. Those who purchase the game early will receive a special costume for Erza.

Is Ni no Kuni Worth Watching? Nick and Andy check out the bizarro-Ghibli film spawned from a pair of video games and find that it'd be a whole lot better with more spiders and less…everything else. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the participants in this chatlog are not the views of Anime News Network.

Shallower Dives: Ten Series in Three Sentences or Less! Shallow Dives in Anime has always, always, been about giving you the viewer concise and to the point views on everything related to this industry. No long ass essays, no rambling about how this or that affects me. No trying to stretch a series around some idea or ideology just to make me look smart.

Fans Went Wild at Promare: Live Inferno Cheer Screening, Music Event Promare first opened in Japan in May last year, and it's still playing in theaters there. It's been able to maintain such a long run thanks to the support of its die-hard fans, who keep going back to the cinemas for repeated viewings.

Twitch Streamer Conquers Zero Damage Dark Souls: Remastered Run FromSoftware's Souls series of action RPG are renowned for their rich combat systems and punishing difficulty, but now SquillaKilla - a Twitch streamer who also uploads to Youtube - has published a "challenge run" in which he manages to beat Dark Souls: Remastered and all of its bosses without taking any health damage.

Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia How one defines "humanity" is a trickier thing when there are demigods and half-incubi walking around, and it's a topic Babylonia has broached previously. Ritsuka follows up on this train of thought with Merlin.

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions Game Launches for PS4, Switch, PC in 2020 Bandai Namco Entertainment America announced on Tuesday it will release the Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions game for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam in the Americas in 2020. The game will also launch in Japan and Europe in 2020.

Take on the Trial of Zeus in WARRIORS OROCHI 4 Ultimate KOEI TECMO America and developer Omega Force today announced the first details surrounding WARRIORS OROCHI 4 Ultimate's addictive and challenging Infinity mode, alongside additional gameplay elements that are sure to intrigue fans of the popular franchise.

Carole & Tuesday Understands the Importance of Music My thoughts on Carole and Tuesday were complicated by its second half. I went as far as to say it became kind of a mess while I was on a recently recorded AniTAY Podcast. I was clear that I still thought the show was really good, but that I found the music in the second half to be really disappointing.

Remembering The Time When Luffy Got Surprisingly Relatable Admittedly, it's sometimes a little hard to relate to anime heroes when they're in a high stakes battle for the fate of the world. Determination? I get that. Willpower in the face of an obstacle? Sure. Going past your limits and achieving victory? I've been there and it's pretty great.

Series Premiere: In/Spectre The pun in the title alone promises some kind of mystery series, but it's already apparent that In/Spectre isn't concerned with being a "normal" mystery series, even beyond its focus on the supernatural. The premiere is fairly straightforward, establishing its characters and the structure of the show.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxiboost ON Arcade Game Gets PS4 Port in 2020 The livestream presentation also announced that a new arcade game in the Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. series is in development. The PS4 version of Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON will feature 183 Mobile Suits from 36 works. Including non-player characters, the game will have a total of more than 300 Mobile Suits.

Exploring the Emotional Heartache of Junji Ito's 'No Longer Human' Happy New Year and welcome to the first installment of 2020's Anime Horrors! Before diving into the main focus of this article, I want to share my gratitude once again for all of those who enjoy this column.

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