9 Anime that Were Actually Terrible Mistakes

Sometimes, anime can be a mistake. Despite good intentions, these anime damaged the reputations of their directors, studios, and genres. Some of these series...

Proof Emerges That Idol Otakus are Paying for Your Anime

Yano Research Institute released their otaku market report 2016, and discovered that the otaku markets are increasing. The market research included a survey where 9,876 people...

Miyazaki Calls AI Drawing Program an “Insult to Life Itself”

Hayao Miyazaki has never been shy about his hatred for modern technology. He once called iPads disgusting due to their "masturbation-like gestures," he gets annoyed when...

New Clannad Project is Being Teased for AnimeJapan 2017

Let's get those conspiracy hats going! AnimeJapan is one of the biggest Japanese anime conventions of the year, and it looks like an announcement related...

27 Anime That Betrayed Viewer’s Expectations in Perfect Ways

Ever walked into an anime expecting to get a certain experience, but walking away with something completely different? Unlike genre shifts, which purposely betray the...

Studio Khara is Suing Gainax for 100 Million Yen in Unpaid...

Studio Khara is suing Gainax for 100 million yen ($878,777) that is owed in debts and royalities. Studio Khara was founded by Hideaki Anno after...

The 30 Best-Selling Light Novels of 2016

Oricon Style published their yearly best-seller charts of light novels. The sales data covers the number of copies sold from November 23, 2015 to November 20,...

The 30 Best-Selling Manga Series of 2016

Oricon Style published their yearly best-seller charts of manga. The sales data covers the number of copies sold from November 23, 2015 to November 20, 2016. 30....

15 Anime that Tricked Fans With a Genre Shift

The majority gives a clear synopsis and key visual that communicates the exact genre. You can tell if you are going to enjoy a series just...

12 Ecchi Romance Anime That’ll Make Your Heart Beat

You like ecchi. You also like romance. Why not combine those interests and watch some ecchi romance? Unlike the pure ecchi or the harem genres, the ecchi...