Category: Anime Archives | Broken Joysticks

May
28

No shortage of colourful characters at Anime North

Anime North has come and gone for another year. The streets and hotels around the International Plaza hotel and the Toronto Congress Centre have gone from plain and ordinary to colourful and full of character and back again. For anyone […]

May
24

Netflix teases new Castlevania animated series

Netflix dropped a teaser trailer for another new series today, and if you play video game at all the name is all too familier – Castlevania. The anime series premieres in July on the streaming service. The plot for the […]

May
04

Visit Another World With This Loot Anime Unboxing Video

Anime and video game fans certainly know a thing or two about escapism. Some of our favorite works in either category allow us to become transported into impossible places and do amazing things that just can’t be done in our […]

Apr
02

Attack On Titan Season 2 Kicks Off With A Cliffhanger

Shonen Jump’s popular Attack On Titan anime adaptation has finally returned with brand new episodes after a crushing 3 year wait. Fans have waited patiently for the show’s return after it was announced nearly a year ago that production delays […]

Feb
17

Loot Anime X Crunchyroll Space Themed Unboxing [Video]

Every month Lootcrate drops a subscription box to anime fans with a different monthly theme. In this latest unboxing we strap on our exo suit, jump into the nearest giant mecha and prepare to blast off into space. Featuring items […]

Feb
13

IMPRESSIONS: Azure Striker Gunvolt (anime)

I’ll admit I haven’t had a chance to try either of Inti Creates’ Azure Striker Gunvolt games, though they’ve been on my list for some time. But nevertheless I jumped at the chance to check out their OVA (original video […]

Feb
11

Ash and Friends Move to Disney XD in America; stay put on Teletoon in Canada

Starting today, February 11th, Disney XD became the new home of Pokémon the Series, in the United States. Episodes will air every Saturday morning at 9:00 AM, and every Saturday and Sunday evening at 7:30 PM. You can also watch […]

Feb
09

February 9th Nintendo Download

Azure Striker Gunvolt: The Anime – Put together by anime superstars LandQ Studios and Touhoku Shinkai, Inti Creates debuts an electrifying anime adaptation on the Azure Striker Gunvolt series. The anime presents a scenario that fans of the series will […]

Feb
09

Azure Striker Gunvolt anime releases in Nintendo eShop today

Azure Striker Gunvolt was a hit 2D action platformer released for the Nintendo 3DS eShop back in 2014 with a sequel released last September. Now the Azure Striker Gunvolt series is striking back onto the scene with an anime adaptation. […]

Nov
14

Sailor Moon R: The Movie Getting US Theatrical Release

Sailor Moon R: The Movie- the 1993 theatrical length movie from Toei Animation – will make a limited theatrical appearance in both the original Japanese audio and an English Dub next January thanks to the folks at VIZ Media. This […]

Oct
05

Yo-Kai Watch movie in select American theatres on October 15th

If you weren’t aware the newest Yo-Kai Watch game was released last week. The sequel, fleshed out in a pair of games Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls, are the latest property released in the […]

Aug
17

Digimon Tri Chapter 1’Reunion’ Gets An English Dub & Theatrical Release

The DigiDestined are about to hit the big screen for the first time in 16 years thanks to the collaborative efforts of Toei Animation. Eleven Arts and Fathom Events. A special one night only event will take place on Thursday […]

Aug
15

What Is The Pokémon Anime Like In Japanese?

Pointed out by Kotaku earlier today, the video below shows a stark contrast between the Japanese and dubbed versions of the Pokémon anime. The biggest difference is the intensity of the battle scene shown. The English dub seems to carry […]

Aug
12

Just Deserts: More about girls than the game | review

Most of the time with a VN you get a great story, a set of cute characters that fit in to a single archetype. Usually you will have the various dere girls, the cute nerd, and at least one more […]

Jul
30

Loot Crate Anime x Crunchy Roll July: Squadron Unboxing

Hello everyone! Its that time of the month again. No, not that one. The one where I get my Loot Crate Anime x Crunchy Roll box, and open it for all of you! This one has a special give away […]