Fernando Ramos is Editor-in-Chief of Anime3000.com. Hailing from beautiful San Diego, California, his incurable addiction to cartoons has led him to his current residence of Saitama, Japan, where staying up late winter nights editing articles only reminds him that SD ...Read More

The name Natsuhiko Kyogoku is probably unfamiliar to most anime fans, but the novelist has already had one of his works adapted - Madhouse's 2008 series Mōryō no Hako - with a second, Loups-Garous, being adapted into a movie by ...Read More

I was stupid lucky enough this Friday to make the 400+ mile round journey up north to the Leeds International Film Festival for the day. Given the length of the journey and the insane price of train tickets here in ...Read More

It's hard to walk down a street in urban Tokyo without being reminded of the ever-present earthquake threat. Large signs on nearly every street notify you of emergency procedures and direct you to evacuation points. While it is undoubtedly drowned ...Read More

Someone is killing robots. Not just any robots either; apparently someone is hunting down and killing the world's most powerful and famous robots. And this is a problem for Inspector Gesicht of Europol, not just because he's been put in ...Read More

There's been a lot of bad news and vibes around the US anime industry recently - with some rather major players taking a hit - but for once here in the UK things seem to be ticking over quite happily. ...Read More

One name has dominated manga over the last few years - in the west at least - Naoki Urasawa. Probably best known for his dark mystery series (and it's subsequent anime spin-off) Monster and Pluto, his recent re-telling of a ...Read More

Even if you've never read a single page of manga before, the chances are you're familiar with Osamu Tezuka - and if the name isn't familiar, then it's likely that his most famous creation Astro Boy, is. Even though she's ...Read More

Seeing as it it is Go Nagai's birthday today, I thought I'd repost this article. Yeah, I'm a lazy opportunist. I'm not usually someone that indulges too much in nostalgia, especially for the 1980s. But I cannot deny the ...Read More

If you are based in the US, and have even just a passing interest in anime or Ghibli films, the chances are you've already seen Ponyo over the weekend, it having opened nationwide on Friday. Sadly us poor Brits have ...Read More