Anime in Real Life: A Pilgrimage Near You (Steins;Gate & Eden of the East)

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Last week, we took you along for an anime pilgrimage to K-ON!’s Saukragaoka High School. This week, we thought it would be neat to be able to visit anime locations that are a lot closer to us than Japan. If you’re not jumping on a plane and flying to Japan anytime soon, you might still be able to pull off an anime pilgrimage in your area. Read on as we visit spots (in person and virtually) from Steins;Gate in LA and Eden of the East in NYC.

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Super Sonico Is Coming By Way Of Sentai Filmworks

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Worlds collide as an iconic Nitroplus mascot gets her day in the sun in Sentai Filmworks‘ latest acquisition, Soni-Ani: SUPER SONICO THE ANIMATION. This 12 episode romp in girl band wonderland is directed by Kenichi Kawamura (Rozen Maiden, Ninja Scroll), with scripts by Yousuke Kuroda (S-CRY-ed, BTOOOM!), art direction by Yoshito Takamine (Gurren Lagann, Broken Blade) and animation production by WHITE FOX (Persona 4, The World God Only Knows). Continue reading

Kill la Kill Debuts Today

Studio Trigger’s newest series, Kill la Kill, is about a school girl that is searching for her father’s killer. Armed with a sword called “the scissor blade”, her search brings her to a school where a group of students, who wear uniforms that give them superhuman powers, rule the other students through fear, intimidation, and worse. As you may have guessed, confrontation quickly ensues. Kill la Kill debuts today with English subtitles on streaming sites aniplexchannelcrunchyroll, and daisuki. Known for their hit Little Witch Acadamia, Studio Trigger’s newest effort promises to be an action packed tale.

video: Aniplex US via YouTube