TV series

What the heck is this huge sumo wrestler doing at Ryogoku Station in Tokyo?

We all know Ryogoku is sacred ground for sumo wrestlers, but this is bordering on ridiculous!

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Japanese drama set in New York is your next binge-watch series

HodoBuzz shines a spotlight on women in the media with a cast of characters that redefines what it means to be Japanese.

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Artists prove to us that Stranger Things x Studio Ghibli crossovers make perfect sense

Turns out that sci-fi horror blends surprisingly well with the fantastical world of Japanese animation.

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Anime One Piece to become live-action TV series…produced in the U.S.?!?

Surprise announcement comes at 20th anniversary celebration of pirate manga, as producer hopes to make “most expensive TV series ever produced.”

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New staff information officially released for upcoming Sailor Moon anime

Despite all the delays, fans eagerly awaiting the new Sailor Moon anime this year have reason to celebrate again! Following up last month’s initial announcement, we are pleased to report that even more staff information has been officially released. This time around, we have confirmation of the names behind the Chief Animation Director, Art Directors, and Composer.

The new anime, which is part of a 20th anniversary celebration of Naoko Takeuchi’s classic Sailor Moon manga and anime, will be broadcast simultaneously around the world starting in July via Niconico Douga, a Japanese video sharing site. The original manga and anime both debuted in 1992 and concluded way back in 1997, so it’s about time that this new adaptation gets on the air!

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