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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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Live-action Bubblegum Crisis Movie Will Please Both Fans

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Hey, remember the 90's Anime series Bubblegum Crisis.

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Live-action Akira Movie To Disappoint Two Continents

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Has there been one live-action adaptation of an Anime property that has been halfway decent.

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Space Battleship Yamato Trailer Has A Giant Gun & Steven Tyler

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Despite that headline, you don't have to worry about Steven Tyler's old-granny face popping up in the live-action adaptation of the classic Japanese Anime Space Battleship Yamato.

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Kon Satoshi Dead at 47

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Some really bad news today.

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Space Battleship Yamato Gets Battlestar-like Movie

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</a>A group of humans travel the galaxy in a lone battleship armed with fighters against an armada of enemies trying to kill them.

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Warner Brothers Trying To Adapt “Akira”, Actually Has a Good Idea

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Otaku have been freaking out for years over the news that Warner Brothers might dare, dare, to touch their precious "Akira", as if it were "Citizen Kane" instead of just an okay movie.

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Thundercats Get New Hooooome on Cartoon Network

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Of all the animal-themed cartoons we got back in the 80's and 90's (Silverhawks, Tiger Sharks, Battlefrogs.

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Gainax To Confirm Way Too Many Japanese Stereotypes

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The two women above are the main characters of "Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt", which is now both an anime and an order at the Chicken Ranch.

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NH State Rep: Anime means two nukes weren’t enough

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So, you'd think that people understand that if you post things on Facebook, then people are going to find out about it.

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WHAT A CUTE COUPLE

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A Korean man (who <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mnUyEd7avE">isn't James Franco</a>) recently had a marriage ceremony with his dakimakura (a body pillow with an anime character printed on it).

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KIRSTEN DUNST IS TURNING JAPANESE

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Kirsten Dunst wore a very anime outfit and danced around Tokyo's Akihabara district singing "Turning Japanese" by the Vapors.

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IF LITTLE MERMAID WAS FREAKY & JAPANESE

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If you're ever really stoned or on mushrooms and need a mind blower, Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away or Princess Mononoke will do the trick.

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MIYAZAKI’S LATEST GETS U.S. RELEASE

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Before I tell you about Hayao Miyazaki's latest, I feel I should tell you that I don't really like anime and I find anime dorks as strange and repellant as people who listen to techno when they're not in a club and on ecstasy.

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KEANU REEVES IN COWBOY BEBOP

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Keanu Reeves has signed on to play the lead in Fox's live-action adaptation of Cowboy BeBop, a decision I would probably have lots to say about if I knew anything about anime.

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2008 New York-Tokyo Film Grand Prix

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Words By Khalid Strickland My DVD collection is a conversation piece when folks visit my crib.


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