Anime

Anime

'Dragon Ball Z' Superfans Tell Us Why the Franchise Is Still So Popular

"Dragon Ball is the Iron Maiden of anime."
Tom Usher
1.31.19
modern love

The Story Behind That Guy Who Married an Anime Hologram in Japan

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
VICE Staff
11.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

What Is Doki Doki Literature Club and Why Is It Causing Moral Panic?

Police and schools have recently issued warnings over the anime-style ‘visual novel’ that features suicide and psychological horror.
Daisy Jones
7.6.18
Animation

China's Answer to Studio Ghibli Is a Stunning Modern Fairy Tale

Citing Hayao Miyazaki, the Coen brothers, and Ang Lee as influences, the creators of 'Big Fish and Begonia' want to make the best animated films in China.
Beckett Mufson
4.6.18
comic con

We Went to a Comic Con in Pakistan

A day with the magnificent cosplaying nerds of Comic Con Lahore.
Usman Ahmad
2.22.18
CELEBRITIES

We Asked People to Sum Up Their First Celebrity Crush in Six Words

"Punk Nicolas Cage in 'Valley Girl'."
Anna Goldfarb
11.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Love Is Dead, and So Is the Penguin Who Fell for a Cardboard Cutout

"Thank you, Grape-kun, for all this time. Rest peacefully in heaven.“
Drew Schwartz
10.15.17
Film

Hayao Miyazaki's Debut Film Is Still an Anime Classic

Miyazaki built his anime empire from the ashes of 'Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro,' which is in theaters this week for the first time in years.
Beckett Mufson
9.14.17
japan

We Asked J-Culture Fans to Defend Being 'Weeaboos'

We talked to cosplayers and manga lovers at London's Hyper Japan to talk about the term "weeb".
Hannah Ewens
7.18.17
fandom

We Asked Sailor Moon Fans How to Fight Evil in the World Today

We need all the help we can get.
Allison Tierney
6.28.17
Motherboard Homepage

How VHS Tapes and Bootleg Translations Started an Anime Fan War in the 90s

The little-known story of how a fight over Fushigi Yûgi subtitles built Ottawa’s anime community.
Marc Shaw
4.23.17
Film

Is the New 'Ghost in the Shell' Film Actually Any Good?

The American remake of the Japanese anime cult classic has been plagued with controversy since it was announced, and tbh it's a pretty vapid watch.
Hannah Ewens
3.29.17
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