Anime News Network was created as a news source that focuses on the medium of Japanese Animation(anime) and Japanese Comics (manga). ANN was founded by Justin Sevakis in July of 1998, and has since lead the online anime news medium with a tradition of strong unbiased coverage of major breaking news. With in-depth coverage, analysis and commentary to provide insight into the world of anime and manga, ANN has been and continues to be the #1 English language source for anime and manga news on the Internet. ANN's goal is to make the latest, most comprehensive Anime news available to new fans and veteran Otaku alike.
What ANN is not:
- A television network or station;
- A subsidiary of another company;
- A dubbing / voice recording studio;
- An animation company;
- A licensing or distribution company;
- A manufacturer or distributor of merchandise;
- For sale.