anime

News

studio ghibli's wonderful soundtracks are being released on vinyl

You've watched it, worn it and now you can spin it.
Briony Wright
9.12.18
Culture

the best anime with strong female leads according to reddit

Because Princess Mononoke slays.
Annie Lord
8.6.18
Culture

how anime inspired a generation of misfit fashion

Long before Supreme x 'Akira', Japanese shōjo magazines served as an antidote to normie culture, particularly for American kids growing up in the suburbs.
Sydney Sweeney
7.31.18
Culture

why the themes isao takahata explored were so important

Following his death last week, we take a look at the poignant ways Studio Ghibli director Isao Takahata dealt with real life issues through a mystical lens.
Gunseli Yalcinkaya
4.12.18
News

five studio ghibli films to watch this weekend

We look back at the iconic Studio Ghibli film work of the anime visionary Isao Takahata, who died at age 82.
Georgie Wright
4.6.18
Music

from kanye to frank: why hip-hop loves anime

Kanye West's love of Akira. Frank Ocean's evident appreciation of Dragon Ball Z. We explore the long-standing and mutual relationship between Japanese animation and the music world.
Emma Finamore
2.19.18
News

watch the trailer for a banned film

MUBI have a UK release date for the film that follows a truck driver who steals one million Yuan to pay for his wife’s plastic surgery.
Georgie Wright
2.8.18
cult films

why you need to see perfect blue, the cult 90s anime that inspired darren aronofsky

From identity crises and obsessive fans to fraudulent blogs and idolised female pop stars, it’s dark, disturbing and insanely beautiful.
Oliver Lunn
10.26.17
Beauty

watch grace neutral transform herself into an anime character

Step-by-step.
Roisin Lanigan
10.19.17
Culture

10 reasons why neo yokio is the hippest anime of 2017

The Netflix show from Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig is a smorgasbord of designer crushes, popstar satire and one big ol’ bar of chocolate featuring none other than Jaden Smith.
Colin Crummy
9.28.17
Film

watch: the latest blade runner 2049 prequel was made by an anime dream team

Directed by Shinichiro Watanabe, scored by Flying Lotus, ogled over by you.
Georgie Wright
9.27.17
screen

hayao miyazaki has officially returned to studio ghibli!

Miyazaki fans, this is the news you've been dreaming of.
Isabelle Hellyer
8.14.17