Blood+ is a Japanese anime television series directed by Junichi Fujisaku and produced by Production I.G and Aniplex. From October 2005 to September 2006, the series aired on MBS and TBS. Blood+ has been licenced for foreign distribution in a number of territories by Sony Pictures Television International, the international arm of Sony Pictures (SPTI). … Read more


Bleach is a Japanese anime television series based on the manga series of the same name by Tite Kubo. Noriyuki Abe directed the film, which was produced by Studio Pierrot. The 366-episode series aired on TV Tokyo from October 2004 to March 2012. After obtaining the powers of a Soul Reaper—a death personification comparable to … Read more

Black Lagoon

Rei Hiroe is the author and illustrator of the Japanese manga series Black Lagoon. Since 2002, it has been serialised in Shogakukan’s seinen manga magazine Monthly Sunday Gene-X, and as of August 2021, twelve collected volumes have been released. Black Lagoon Anime Synopsis Roanapur is a filthy, crime-ridden city in Thailand, where the talons of … Read more

Beyond The Boundary

Nagomu Torii’s Beyond the Boundary is a Japanese light novel series illustrated by Tomoyo Kamoi. In 2011, the work received an honourable mention in the Kyoto Animation Award competition. Since June 2012, Kyoto Animation has released three volumes. Kyoto Animation produced an anime television series adaptation, which aired in Japan between October and December 2013. … Read more


Masaki Segawa is the author and illustrator of the Japanese manga series Basilisk. Based on Futaro Yamada’s 1958 novel The Kouga Ninja Scrolls, it was serialised in Kodansha’s Young Magazine Uppers from 2003 to 2004. The storey is set in the year 1614. Two ninja clans, the Iga of Tsubagakure and the Kouga of Manjidani, … Read more


Satsuki Yoshino is the author and illustrator of the Japanese manga series Barakamon. It began serialisation in the February 2009 issue of Square Enix’s Gangan Online. The plot revolves around Seishu Handa, a calligrapher who relocates to the remote Goto Islands off the western coast of Kyushu, and his various interactions with the locals. Kinema … Read more


Baccano! is an anime series directed by Takahiro Omori and produced by Brain’s Base and Aniplex that debuted in 2007. The 16 episodes are based on Ryohgo Narita’s light novels of the same name, which were illustrated by Katsumi Enami. The storey is told in out-of-order sequences over three years in Prohibition-era America, during which … Read more

Azumanga Daioh: The Animation

Kiyohiko Azuma’s Azumanga Daioh is a Japanese yonkoma comedy manga series written and illustrated by him. It was serialised in MediaWorks’ monthly magazine Dengeki Daioh from February 1999 to May 2002; three additional chapters were published in Shogakukan’s Monthly Shonen Sunday in May 2009 to commemorate the manga’s tenth anniversary. ADV Manga first published the … Read more

Assassination Classroom

Yusei Matsui is the author and illustrator of the Japanese science fiction comedy manga series Assassination Classroom. The series follows the daily life of an extremely powerful octopus-like being who works as a junior high homeroom teacher, and his students who are dedicated to assassinating him in order to save Earth from destruction. The students … Read more