OK, so you've seen The Seven Samurai, Ran, The Hidden Blade, or one of the many samurai movies out there. Well, forget them! Shigurui redefines the samurai flick.
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Black Lagoon, Darker Than Black, Claymore, STR.A.IN., Love Hina, Baccano and Shin Chan.
Dr. Toon looks over a period of American animation history when racism and hatred toward the Japanese was prevalent.
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Air Gear, Claymore, Le Chevalier D' Eon and Welcome to the NHK.
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Bleach the Movie, Darker Than Black, Coyote Ragtime Show, Ah! My Goddess, When They Cry, My Santa and Hunter x Hunter.
In this third excerpt from The Official Luxology modo 301 Guide, author Daniel Ablan puts a twist on Shader Tree applications.
James Brusuelas looks back at Blood + Vol. 2 and Speed Grapher Vol. 1 and checks out new titles Bleach Vol. 12 and Strait Jacket.
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Death Note Vol. 6, InuYasha Fifth Season, Dead Space Downfall and Bleach Uncut Season 2.
This month James Brusuelas reviews Death Note Vol. 5, Hell Girl Vol. 1, Mushi-Shi Vol. 1, and Naruto Uncut Box Set, Vol. 8.
As a warm-up for the upcoming Anime Expo, James Brusuelas shares some of his favorite titles from the recent and not-so-recent past.
Alain Bielik visits The Ruins with Rising Sun Pictures, which devised a new system for animating the nasty, man-eating vines.
In his inaugural column as AWN's anime reviewer, James Brusuelas brings us up to date on three long-running franchises.
In this month's trio of anime reviews, Chris Feldman tells us about Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex: The Laughing Man, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye and Pumpkin Scissors.
MPC had numerous challenges to contend with on the more action-oriented Elizabeth: The Golden Age, and Alain Bielik reports on the results.
For this month's trio of anime reviews, Chris Feldman checks out The Flame of Recca, Vol. 10: The Final Showdown; Kurau: Phantom Memory, Vol. 1; and Zipang, Vol. 2: The Ghosts of History
For August, Chris Feldman looks at Time Bokan, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye and Ghost in Shell: Stand Alone Complex-Solid State Society in AWN's monthly anime reviews.
Philippe Moins travels to the Annecy Animated Film Festival and finds a lineup of out of the ordinary animation.
For this month's trio of anime reviews, Chris Feldman gives us his thoughts on To Heart V.1 New Feelings, V.2 Finding Courage, Demon Prince Enma V.1 and Highlander: The Search for Vengeance.
For this month's trio of anime reviews, Chris Feldman gives us his thoughts on Black Jack Vol. 1-3, Tactics Vol. 4 and Coyote Ragtime Show.
Christopher Harz returned to the GDC this month -- held for the first time at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco -- and reports back on the latest and greatest games, developments and trends.
In anime reviews for this month, Chris Feldman takes a look at Tokko, Volume 1, Best Student Council V.1 "A New Home" and Air Gear V.1 "East Side Showdown."