Live Action Kiki “Picture Perfect For Once”

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Ghibli classic Kiki’s Delivery Service is receiving a (Japanese) live action adaptation, and for once there is some enthusiasm that it may not be butchered – based largely on the response to rookie 16-year-old actress Fuuka Koshiba’s “picture perfect” cosplay casting as Kiki.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 8, 2013 11:53

    Nothing wrong with not pandering to the lolicon crowd.... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 7, 2013 21:36

    kiki penis massage? best reason to pretend to be retarded, ever.... More


Top 25 Best Anime Movies

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Anime movie lovers have compiled a ranking of their most beloved anime films – with Gainax and KyoAni for once handily supplanting the inescapable Ghibli movies.

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  • Dirty_Dingus008 commented on September 25, 2013 10:31

    Back in the day I remember a Japanese Anime magazine called Animage that surprisingly had fewer pictures and more text then most. It always had a ranking poll at the front and for close to... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 10, 2013 18:51

    This is fucking bullshit.... More


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As if it were not already plain enough how much the tastes of American anime fans differ to those of the Japanese, a survey of what the Japanese think of the USA’s “Top 30 Anime Classics” confirms it in no uncertain terms, with Ghost in the Shell and Akira yet again losing out to such genre classics as Pokemon, although it seems virtually everyone can agree on the greatness of Ghibli.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 31, 2012 02:01

    I dunno About you But Classic would Include Kimagure orange road, Maison Ikkoku,And code geass for me. the SOL animes i like are from the 80s the current ones are so fucking awful k-on for... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 17, 2012 22:21

    Trigun, good, the others, not my type. Also really don't like crayon shin-chan. Everything else is good in my book...except the obscure names most americans had to google to find the romanized version... D. Gray-man... More


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Whether for their villainy, annoying nature or just because they have their own legion of detractors, anime fans have ranked the most unforgivable of anime characters, providing some unusual choices for once…

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  • jr240483 commented on September 26, 2015 04:53

    i definitely wouldnt put kyubey on this list.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 21, 2012 14:15

    Really surprised Tifa (Gundam X), Mamoru Ando(Kaiji), Wiseman(Votoms), Father(Full Metal), Envy(Full Metal), Nena Trinity (Gundam 00), and Griffith(Berserk) aren't on the list.... More


Top 25 Epoch-Making Anime

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Anime fans sought to provide a ranking of the most influential, historic and memorable anime ever to grace the medium, resulting in a rather impressive list of undisputed classics both new and old.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 12, 2015 16:27

    K-on??? lol... I pity this list. Lucky Star and Haruhi were great... but not epoch-making. There are some good "epoch-defining" anime on this list, but epoch-making? I think the author is confused. Or maybe the translation is... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 2, 2014 00:24

    DBZ is 8... More


“Outrageous!” – K-ON! Movie Denied Top Academy Award

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K-ON!’s legion of fans are expressing their outrage and dejection at the K-ON! movie missing out on the top Academy Prize for Animation, with the “Most Excellent” prize for animation instead going to Kokurikozaka Kara and K-ON! being stuck with a mere “Excellence” prize.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 7, 2012 06:38

    Alert guys, we have a single K-ON tard who has 8 to 9 accounts in this forum so he can downvote any opinion that is degrading to K-ON. His parents must be so proud. ... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 7, 2012 00:25

    Guess what guys, there is a single dude in this forum who has 8 accounts to downvote anyone who hates K-ON, just saying. I think he is having the time of his life btw. Also anon... More


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So much does Studio Ghibli want no part in the unnatural evils of nuclear power that it has proclaimed it wants to produce anime using non-nuclear electricity.

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  • Dirty_Dingus008 commented on June 20, 2011 12:40

    James camoron can get butts in the seats for most of his movies, but it doesn't excuse the fucking hypocrisy he dribbles out with his "save gaia" shit. You should youtube a look at his... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 20, 2011 00:51

    You can count whole japan as fault line.... More


Top 10 Tearjerker Anime

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Japanese anime fans forced to admit which anime reduced them to tears supply an intensely tragic ranking sure to wet the eyes of even the sternest anime aficionado.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 26, 2011 23:17

    80% of the characters die in the last 2 episodes.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 28, 2011 23:41

    According to anidb Elfen Lied has 12k votes, NGE and Bebop have 10k votes. It's absolute maximum with 1/5 margin.... More


Top 10 Most Tightly Bound Anime Siblings

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Japanese anime and manga fans asked which brother and sister characters they consider to exhibit the tightest familial bonds provide a list refreshingly devoid of the improbable quasi-incestuous relationships so beloved of late-night anime and ecchi manga.

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  • Falos commented on December 19, 2015 09:59

    (Necropost) List says siblings, may have a blood requisite or something. That said, they probably belonged anyway. Simon spent like, two whole episodes being emo about Kamina.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 6, 2012 09:34

    The vampire twins from Black lagoon.. Anyone?!... More


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Famed Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki’s hatred of technology has lately taken on a distinctly survivalist tone – now he is fulminating about how modern technology is robbing the poor children of such crucial life skills such as fire-making and flint-knapping.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 18, 2011 01:07

    no it's not. specialization equals wealth... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 18, 2011 01:04

    I'll be sure to buy the spoons and forks you make in your shed then, at an attractive price adjusted of course.... More


Top 10 Anime Movies of All Time

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Japan’s top cinema rag Kinema Junpo has published a list of the best anime movies of all time.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 29, 2013 03:23

    summer wars have a great plot and deserve to be seen but the artistic realisation is shitty ,TV anime quality for me (with just a little better animation)... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 29, 2013 01:16

    sorry but lupin III is better than akira[b]for you[/b] for me akira is better than everything else in this top10 but i'm ok if it's not classed in first position cogliostro is great and deserve beeing in top... More


Nausicaa, American Style

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Classic Ghibli anime Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, or “Warriors of the Wind” as early releases were called, seems to yield some insight into national character by way of a comparison of its theatrical posters…

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  • alidan commented on July 23, 2010 14:25

    i read it as billion, if i misread that than my bad. and as for military spending, i can actually explain that to some extent. granted i fucking hate how much we spend. see what america strives... More

  • erochichi commented on July 23, 2010 05:58

    My comment did not appear to edit, so "maga" in my comment means "manga".... More


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