Sony planning a Robotech movie


Sony this week announced that they had acquired the screening rights for the Robotech franchise, and they aim to build it into a worldwide franchise. This includes a movie which will be overseen by Sony Pictures and produced by the producers of the 300 movie.

Spring 2015 Anime Release Schedule

Spring Anime Release Schedule & Preview

Summarised schedule of anime shows releasing for the Spring 2015 season. Due to time constraints I haven’t gone into any particular detail, and I’m just listing release dates and PVs where available.

Japan Day 2015 Report


Japan Day 2015 was held at Root 44 in Stellenbosch – the new venue allowed a full schedule, and spectators had easy access too food and refreshments. Here’s a quick report of the day.

Japan Day 2015


The third annual Japan Day will be taking place on the 28th of February, this time being held at Root 44 just off the R44 outside Stellenbosch.

Happy Valentine’s Day


Or is it Happy Single’s Awareness Day. Or Forever Alone Day. Japan, of course, does Valentine’s Day a little differently from the rest of us, and instead of couples (mostly the male half) having flowers and gifts delivered, in Japan Valentine’s Day is a day where girls have a chance to try and communicate their feelings with gifts of chocolate
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Cape Town Cosplay Picnic #11


This past weekend the Cape Town cosplay commmunity got together in some pretty hot weather for their 11th Cosplay Picnic – some photos and report inside.

Are we getting a new Aria series?


Rumour mills are spinning; the hype-train is preparing to launch. An apparent leak has revealed that a new Aria series may have been green-lit as part of the 10th Anniversary celebrations of the original anime series in 2005.

Love Live! Movie; also, some anniversary news

Love Live! 2

Lantis have announced the release date for the upcoming Love Live! movie, and you’ll find the teaser trailer and key visual inside. We also cover the 5th anniversary figure project; Kotori will be the first figure released, shipping in August this year.