Tag: anime

Neo Yokio is Peak Jaden Smith – With Demons

The most surprising thing about Neo Yokio is that star Jaden Smith isn’t wholly responsible fo it. Netflix’s new anime was created by Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig, but it feels like an offshoot from Jaden’s relentless Twitter stream of consciousness – what if high class elites were tasked with protecting the world from demonic terrorists? It’s

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Netflix’s Death Note is a Catastrophe That Proves Hollywood Will Never Do Anime Right

I won’t bury the lede: Death Note is terrible. Not the beloved Japanese anime series; that is great. Netflix’s adaptation of that series, now that is terrible. I’ll take it one step further: it is a case study on why Hollywood needs to never, ever remake another anime series ever again. Death Note ostensibly tells the story of

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Two Sailor Moons? The Original Series Is Back and Uncensored, But What About The Remake?

Viz Media announced today that they will be licensing the original Sailor Moon franchise in North America for the first time in nearly twenty years. Sailor Moon will be dubbed with a brand new English cast and released online via Neon Alley and Hulu, completely uncensored. The original English dub, done by DiC in the mid-90s, was infamous for

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