Posts Tagged: Anime

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Sega Will Produce An Anime Starring Its Consoles

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Honestly, it's kind of amazing Sega is still in business, at this point.

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Man Defends Ex-Wife's Honor Against The Zelda Master Sword

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A fellow in Katy, Texas got quite a surprise when he pulled a Zelda Master Sword during a fight, and discovered another Zelda fan in his opponent.

Anime

That Live-Action ‘Akira’ Movie Still Won’t Die

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Warner Bros. still wants to make an Akira movie, and they're still developing it. Really.

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Samuel L. Jackson’s Anime Adaptation ‘Kite’ Looks Appropriately Cartoony

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Samuel L. Jackson's live-action version of Kite actually got made!

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This Can’t End Well: ‘Akira’ Predicted Japan Hosting The 2020 Olympics

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The classic 1988 anime AKIRA predicted Japan hosting the 2020 Olympics after a massive disaster. Quick, somebody check under the new Olympic stadium.

Anime

‘Pokemon The Origin’ Gets An Ashless, Redful Trailer

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Pokemon The Origin, a new anime TV series going back to the beginning to adapt Pokemon Red and Blue, is set to premiere in Japan. (Video)

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'The Swimming Anime' Forms A Fanbase, Despite Not Actually Existing

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'The Swimming Anime' is just a promotional clip. But it's one that's gone viral.

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Cat Cosplay: One Cat Portrays Nine Lives Of Anime Characters For His Birthday

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A woman in China celebrated her cat's birthday with cat cosplay using cardboard and anime character drawings. That was a perfectly normal sentence.

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Hey, Anime Fans: Toonami Is Back

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Anybody who grew up in the '90s remembers Toonami.

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UPROXX @ SXSW: Action Bronson And DaVinci At Lustre Pearl

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If you haven't heard of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/news/2011/05/action-bronson-has-to-be-our-next-youtube-superstar/">Action Bronson</a>, here's the pitch: he's a 315-pound, chain-smoking Albanian rapper from Queens.

Anime

We Should’ve Known It Wouldn’t End So Easily — Akira Movie Not Dead Yet

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A few days ago the Internet breathed a collective sigh of relief when Warner Bros.

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Want a Blade Anime? Too Bad, You Get One Anyway

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/12/want-a-blade-anime-too-bad-you-get-one-anyway/blade_anime" rel="attachment wp-att-53319"></a>OK, show of hands, was anybody actually demanding that Marvel try to beat some more cash out of this dead horse.

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The Akira movie is about Secret Dwarf Hookers now

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I haven't done much reporting on the planned adaptation of Akira before now, for two important reasons.

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The Live-Action Akira Has Finally Reached Its Apocalypse

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The live-action, US adaptation of the Anime classic Akira has been a long, winding road of bad decisions.

Anime

Put Down Your Pokedex and Enjoy the Best of Misty Cosplay

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Photo via <a href="http://digitallyblonde.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/My-Type.-Why-yes-that-IS-Misty-from-Pokemon.jpg">DigitallyBlonde</a> We all remember when Pokemon first rolled out in 1996 and we frantically tried to catch em all on our Nintendo Gameboy.

Anime

7 Crimes Inspired By Badly Chosen Pop Culture

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From what the media tells us, pop culture is responsible for 90% of the murders committed in the Western world (the other 10% are caused by graphics on political websites).

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Akira’s Kaneda is… James Franco?

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It looks like the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/live-action-akira-movie-to-disappoint-two-continents">live-action US adaptation</a> of Akira may have found it's Kaneda.

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“Lethal Weapon” Scribe + Anime = “Death Note”?

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Shane Black may not be a name you know, but you've probably seen a movie he's written.

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Live Action “Star Blazers” or Japanese “Battlestar?”

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OK, OK, so we should really be calling it "Space Battleship Yamato", as we're pretty sure nobody in Japan really thinks anybody in America gives a crap about this franchise anymore, but it'll always be "Star Blazers" to some of us.


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