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We’re Getting a Live-Action NARUTO Movie!

In a time where every studio is scrambling to adapt this and that comic book, TV, 80’s movie and board game property for a $200m four-quadrant blockbuster hit, this really shouldn’t come as a surprise to anybody – Naruto is getting his own movie over at Lionsgate. The manga was first published in 1997 and […]

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Speical Edition: Deja Vu

Welcome to a special edition of LOST IN TRANSLATION! With the first of Funimation’s Simuldubs coming out this week, I thought it best to take time and analyze how they compare to their subbed counterparts. As such this won’t be a retread of the first episodes, just a quick look at how the dubs hold […]

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Shaking Things Up

I was sitting around the other day and it occurred to me that routine can be really stifling. Getting up, eating, surfing the web, going to work, coming home, surfing the net again, eat again, going to bed, and waking up the next day to do it all over again. I should probably change things […]

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Drop Dates

So the Royal Rumble has come and gone, and once again WWE has managed to assuage my hopes of them reclaiming their former glory. Full card and only one good match (the WWE title match to be precise). The Rumble itself was a joke, it was like watching a building full of people look at […]

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Winter Watchlist

Welcome to the first edition of Lost in Translation, one of the new editorials here on UTF. Here I dish about anime coming to the good ole USA from the good folks of Nihon (or Japan for those of us less verse in Japanese. See? We’re translating already.). Whether that be show reviews, news, or […]

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Wayward #2 Review

After a strong beginning, do you need #2? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: IMAGE COMICS’ NEW SUPERNATURAL SENSATION! Rori’s uncanny senses lead her to a classmate with a dark secret…one he’s willing to kill to keep hidden. The second issue is in and it looks like this independent publisher has […]

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KITE — The Review

There’s no doubt that the original version of Kite by Yasuomi Umetsu carries weight with anime enthusiasts throughout the world. But as one of the UTF Editor’s told me, “you have to be in a certain mindset to watch.” The same thing can be said about this 2014 iteration, but don’t worry that’s not a bad thing. Fans will […]

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WAYWARD #1 Review

Does this new property hold quality storytelling? Or is it just a waste of your time? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER FOR A NEW GENERATION! Rori Lane is trying to start a new life when she reunites with her mother in Japan, but ancient creatures lurking […]

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New DIGIMON Series Will Take Place After ADVENTURE For 15th Aniversary!

March 1999. An Adventure began, one that spawned an entire franchise. Skip 15 years ahead. Digimon is now one of the most popular anime franchises, with the 15th Anniversary celebration ongoing. Fans were expecting a huge announcement, and they weren’t disappointed. Fans will be delighted to hear that a whole new television series is in […]

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Tokyo Ghoul – “Dove” Review

Kaneki has been taken in by Anteiku, but can they help him adjust to his new circumstances? Spoilers Ahead! Kaneki begins learning about Ghoul society thanks to Yoshimura, but he still has a lot to learn about blending in. When a mother and her daughter come to Anteiku seeking refuge, Kaneki and the others soon […]

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