STUDIO GHIBLI

Studio Ghibli May Have Just Been Saved By A Video Game Developer

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This weekend we heard the sad news that Studio Ghibli may be shutting down or at least pausing production. But now there's good news.

#Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

If You Think Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Bad, You Should See What Japan Did To Them

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles once had an anime. And you haven't seen it until now for excellent reason.

#ANIMATION

Breaking: Studio Ghibli Is Shutting Down (UPDATE: But There’s Still Hope)

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After anime's Walt Disney, Hayao Miyazaki, retired last year, we'd heard rumors of Studio Ghibli shutting down. Sadly, the rumors were true.

#Mashups

Somebody Made A Surprisingly Accurate ‘Blade Runner’ Trailer Using Random Anime Clips

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A real 'Blade Runner' anime may never happen, but this comes pretty close.

streaming

Hulu Will Now Stream The Anime Classic ‘Sailor Moon’ For All To See

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'Sailor Moon' is coming to Hulu. All 200 episodes for you to watch. 200. There's 200 episodes!

#video games

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.

#COSPLAY

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.

tetsuo

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.

Samuel L. Jackson

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!

TOKYO

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.

#video games

‘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)

the swimming anime

'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.

#Comics

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.

toonami

Hey, Anime Fans: Toonami Is Back

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

UPROXX @ SXSW

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.

#Comics

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.

#Marvel

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.

SECRET DWARF HOOKERS

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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