Archive

September 2017

The September 2017 Line-Up The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter
Fate/Apocrypha #12: Someone REALLY Hates Bram Stoker
Fate/Apocrypha #11: Spartacus is Secretly a Baby Reaper
The Speakeasy #093: My Hero Academia Vigilantes, I Hear the Sunspot, Legend of the Galactic Heroes Ongoing Investigations: I Hear the Sunspot, Space Runaway Ideon, Super Robot Wars V, My Hero Academia Vigilantes. Food for Thought: What games based on anime would you like to see localized? Topics: Crunchyroll releasing anime based games, Fist of the North Star Kickstarter project, Shonen Jump exhibit, Revolutionary Girl Utena exhibit, Legend of the Galactic Heroes 35th anniversary projects.
All Points Bulletin: The Fallen Words of a Squid Bancho
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Over the Garden Wall
Manga of the Month: Restaurant to Another World
All Points Bulletin: The Noble Eightfold Path
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Standing Tall
Fate/Apocrypha #10: Mordred Gets a Kill Streak Al continues his episodic reviews.
Otakon 2017: 15-minutes with Hidenori Matsubara
All Points Bulletin: I Just Assume Inspector Zenigata is a Railroader GM
Fate/Apocrypha #09: The Battle of Red Cliffs Al continues his episodic reviews.
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Umu Victorious
Otakon 2017: Panels
All Points Bulletin: Nanomachine Enhanced Otaku
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Pistols at Dawn

August 2017

The August 2017 Line-Up The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
Otakon 2017: Artist Alley
The Speakeasy #092: Otakon, More Ideon, More One Piece
Ongoing Investigations: One Piece Water Thriller Bark-Paramount War, Space Runaway Ideon. Food for Thought: What event would you like to see for Otakon’s 25th year? Topics: Otakon.
Mysterious Heroine X Assassination Note: How Many Sabers Are There? (Update #6)
All Points Bulletin: When Do We Get Seiken Densetsu 3?
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Other Super Soaker Saber
Fate/Apocrypha #08: Mordred Went to the Yukari Tanizaki School of Driving
Al continues his episodic reviews.
Manga of the Month: Ace of the Diamond
Fate/Apocrypha #07: Castle Crashers
Al continues his episodic reviews.
Otakon 2017: General Impressions
All Points Bulletin: Celtic Cheetos
Fate/Apocrypha #06: Who Am I? 
Al continues his episodic reviews.
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Coma-Doof Warrior

Otakon 2017: Ani-Gamers Podcast
Pre-Otakon 2017: Capitol Critters
All Points Bulletin: Ninja Busters
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Game is Afoot
Fate/Apocrypha #05: Freedom! Horrible, Horrible Freedom! Al continues his episodic reviews.

July 2017

The July 2017 Line-Up The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
Looking Back on 10 Years of Reverse Thieves We celebrate our 10th year of blogging!
All Points Bulletin: Disenchanting Little Witch Academia
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Making Summer Memories
Fate/Apocrypha #04: Sumanai Al continues his episodic reviews.
The Speakeasy #091: Castlevania, Ideon, One Piece Ongoing Investigations: Netflix Castlevania, One Piece Water Seven Arc, Space Runaway Ideon. Food for Thought: What is your favorite “Kill’em All” Show? Topics: World’s Largest Manga Library, GKIDS Picks Up Ghibli Catalog, Crunchyroll Producing Anime, 2017 Top-selling Media Franchises in Japan, Ai-Mai-Mi Stage Play.
All Points Bulletin: Moe Gundam
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Life’s a Beach
Fate/Apocrypha #03: Meet Your Real Main Character Al continues his episodic reviews.
S.W.A.T. Reviews: Summer 2017 18if, Chronos Ruler, Clean Freak! Aoyama-kun, Elegant Yokai Apartment Life, Fastest Finger First, Little Witch Academia, MAGICAL CIRCLE GURU-GURU, Restaurant to Another World, The Irresponsible Galaxy Tylor, Tsuredure Children.
All Points Bulletin: Star Wars 1313
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: There Ain’t No Cure for the Summertime Blues
Fate/Apocrypha #02: Who Wears Short Shorts? Al continues his episodic reviews.
The Reverse Thieves Spring 2017 Anime Awards Our roundup for the season!
All Points Bulletin: Guide to 3-3-7 Beat
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: An Odd Trio
Fate/Apocrypha #01: One Night in Trifas Makes a Hard Magus Humble Al begins episode blogging once again!
Manga of the Month: The Promised Neverland
Case Closed Reviews: Spring 2017 Attack on Titan S2, Granblue Fantasy, Kenka Banchou Otome: Girl Beats Boys, The Eccentric Family S2, Yowamushi Pedal S3.
All Points Bulletin: Fist of Fools Psychology
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: One Thousand and One Nights

June 2017

The June 2017 Line-Up The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
AnimeNEXT 2017: Guests
The Speakeasy #090: AnimeNEXT, Anonymous Noise, Twin Peaks, Kado: The Right Answer Ongoing Investigations: Anonymous Noise vols. 1-2, classic MST3K, Twin Peaks S3, Samurai Jack S5, Kado: The Right Answer. Food for Thought: What is the most important aspect of a convention host city? Topics: AnimeNEXT.
All Points Bulletin: Harry Potter and the Hot-blooded Podcast
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Welcome to America!
AnimeNEXT 2017: Panels
AnimeNEXT 2017: General Impressions Al’s thoughts on its second year in Atlantic City.
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Sherlock Holmes’ Nemesis Lives Again
Manga of the Month: Cells at Work!
Clickbait Panel Titles: A Pre-AnimeNext 2017 Podcast
All Points Bulletin: Yo ho! Economics
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Bully Bait is Back

May 2017

The May 2017 Line-Up The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
The Speakeasy #089: Super Robot Wars, Cells at Work, Guardians of the Galaxy, PreCure Tsunagaru Pazurun Ongoing Investigations: PreCure Tsunagaru Pazurun by Bandai Namco Entertainment, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finale from Nintendo, Super Robot Wars V by B. B. Studio, Guardians of the Galaxy by Marvel Studios, Cells at Work! By Akane Shimizu. Food for Thought: What is the wildest idea that you think would make a fun manga? Topics: In This Corner of the World Theatrical Release, Mamoru Hosoda Working on Next Film, Saint Seiya Hollywood Movie, Weekly Shonen Jump Numbers are Down, New Publisher Cross Infinite World, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure App.
All Points Bulletin: Guidebooks for Broken Games
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Sister Act
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: That Which Created the Transported to Another World Genre Our look at this classic anime that has recently been added to YouTube.
All Points Bulletin: Take Me Home to Twin Peaks
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: I Would Put a Passionlip Picture Here but … Passionlip
Top 10 Type-Moon Items I Would Love to See Translated – 2017 Edition
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Womb Realm
Kotomine’s Salty Mapo Tofu: A Fate/Grand Order Review
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Cyberbrain Paradise by the Dashboard Light
Manga of the Month: Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer
S.W.A.T. Reviews: Spring 2017 Anonymous Noise, Atom the Beginning, Clockwork Planet, Kabukibu!, Kado: The Right Answer, Kenka Banchou Otome: Girl Beats Boys, Love Rice, Re:Creators, Sagrada Reset, Sakura Quest, The Laughing Salesman, Tsuki ga Kirei.

April 2017

The April 2017 Line-Up The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
All Points Bulletin: Squid Sister Twist

Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: She’s Got Legs

Kanashimi Yo Konnichi Wa: Farewell Hayate the Combat Butler Al says goodbye to a beloved series.
The Speakeasy #088: Rudolf the Black Cat, Hayate the Combat Butler, MST3K, Your Name Ongoing Investigations: Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return from Netflix, Rudolf the Black Cat from OLM Digital and Sprite Animation Studios, Hayate the Combat Butler (finale) by Kenjiro Hata, Robot x Laserbeam (Ch. 1-3) by Tadatoshi Fujimaki, Your Name from Comix Wave Films. Topics: Leiji Matsumoto Writing Work that Connects His Universe, Japanese Digital Manga Market grows 27.5%, Rumiko Takahashi Has 200 Million Copies in Print, Blazing Transfer Student Live-action Netflix Series, New TV Anime Block.
All Points Bulletin: Press X to Skip
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: BB’s BrillIant Debut
Kizumonogatari: Beware That, When Fighting Monsters, You Yourself do not Become a Monster… Al reviews the movie and novel.
The Reverse Thieves Winter 2017 Anime Awards Our choices for the best of the winter season.
All Points Bulletin: Rules of the Game
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Wolves of Mibu (Updated)
Manga of the Month: Giant Killing Kate’s pick is a recent unexpected license.
Case Closed Reviews: Winter 2017 ACCA, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-blooded Orphans, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju.
All Points Bulletin: Robin Hood YouTubers
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Colorful Characters
Gundam Thunderbolt and Iron-Blooded Orphans: Body Wars We discuss the brutal body destruction in these two recent Gundam series.
All Points Bulletin: 99 Batgirls
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: I’ll Be Back

March 2017

The March 2017 Line-Up A monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
Ancien and the Magic Tablet: Radical Dreamers Al reviews Kenji Kameyama’s recent film.
The Speakeasy #087: Zelda, Dragon Maid, Classic Anime, Crunchyroll Slowdown Ongoing Investigations: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid from Kyoto Animation, Zelda: Breath of the Wild from Nintendo, Black Clover vol. 1-3 by Yuki Tabata, Yamada and the Seven Witches (finale) by Miki Yoshikawa. Topics: Anime Tamago 2017 projects, Classic anime streaming for industry’s 100th Anniversary, ERASED live-action series announced for Netflix, Crunchyroll sponsors movie night and its own convention, and Crunchyroll responds to their slowdown.
All Points Bulletin: Getting Wild with Detective Conan
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Some Tsukihime To Mix Things Up
All Points Bulletin: Wrestling’s Inner Monologue
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Return of the Demon and Sakura Duo
The Garden of Words: Let Us All Avoid the Anime Foot Fetishist Rabbit Hole Our review of a Makoto Shinkai film we overlooked.
The Ahoge is the Mark of the King – Fate/Complete Material Artbook 2: Character Material Al’s review.
Gotta Get Back, Back to the Past: Samurai Jack Podcast Kate guested on the Oldtaku Podcast.
All Points Bulletin: PlayStation Warm as Love
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Other King Arthur
Your Name. Here Al reviews the latest from Makoto Shinkai.
Manga of the Month: Paradise Residence Al’s choice is from the manga-ka of Oh! My Goddess.
All Points Bulletin: Who Framed Catherine the Great?
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Dandy Archer
The Dynamics of an Asteroid Al looks at the recently announced servants in Fate/Grand Order.

February 2017

The February 2017 Line-Up A monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
The Speakeasy #086: Fire Emblem Heroes, Voltron S2, Comiket, Wrestle Kingdom Ongoing Investigations: Fire Emblem Heroes from Intelligent Systems, Granblue Fantasy the Animation ep. 1 from A-1 Pictures, Voltron: Legendary Defender S2. Food for Thought: What Japanese event would you plan a trip around? Topics: We talk with Patz Prime about his recent trip to Japan.
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Gudako Fashion Show in Shinjuku
The Fiend with Twenty Faces: Many Masks Hiding One True Face We look at the original story that started a genre.
All Points Bulletin: Love Runaway
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Honmei Choco
Anime Tamago 2016: Post-apocalyptic RYB Time-traveling Seiryu Our review of the shorts from the 2016 project.
All Points Bulletin: The Ice Wanderer
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Saber Wars VIII – The Last Artoria
Mysterious Heroine X Assassination Note: How Many Sabers Are There? (Update #5)
Double PreCure 2017 Podcasts: Case Closed Review and S.W.A.T. Review Maho Girls! PreCure and Kirakira PreCure a la Mode!
Manga of the Month: To Your Eternity Kate’s pick is the new fantasy series from the A Silent Voice creator.
All Points Bulletin: Nancy Drew and the Mystery of the Super Bowl
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Chaldea United

January 2017

The January 2017 Line-Up A monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
The Speakeasy #085: Looking Back on 2016
Part 1: Favorite licenses from 2016, Favorite anime and manga moments from 2016, Most disappointing anime from 2016, how has streaming changed the way we watch? Food for Thought: What were some of your favorite non-anime or manga things from 2016? Part 2: Award nominations, top-selling anime and manga in Japan, the growth of the U.S. manga industry, the Crunchyroll Anime Awards.
All Points Bulletin: Pre-evolution Form of Twinkies
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The 502nd Legion: Nasu’s Fist
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – You Now Have Permission to Pursue Lu Bu
Alain’s review.
Otakon 2016: 20 minutes with Producer Koji Morimoto
All Points Bulletin: Fog of Gregor MacGregor
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Master of Orion – Conquer the Dangos
S.W.A.T. Reviews: Winter 2017 
ACCA, Chain Chronicle, Chiruran 1/2, elDLIVE, Fuuka, Hand Shakers, Idol Incidents, Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club, Piacevole, Spiritpact, Urara Meirocho.
All Points Bulletin: Half a Loaf of Kung Fu

Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Grand Order Got 2000% More Metal!
Manga of the Month: The Ghost and the Lady Al’s pick is an under the radar action series.
The Reverse Thieves Fall 2016 Anime Awards Our picks for the best of season.
All Points Bulletin: Kubo and the Dad Bod Christmas
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Bravest Fencer
Fate/Grand Order: First Order – Cú Chulainn is the Eternal Top Dog Al reviews the first episode.
Case Closed Reviews: Fall 2016 Bungo Stray Dogs, DAYS, Gakuen Handsome, Glass Mask, Haikyu!! S3, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, Sound! Euphonium S2, Yuri!!! on Ice.


Archive 2016
Archive 2015

Archive 2014

Archive 2013

Archive 2012

Archive 2011

Archive 2010

Archive 2009

Archive 2008
Archive 2007

Advertisements