This winter, Pop Team Epic will be taming the mentally deranged TV anime landscape with fire. And, while we’re still waiting to find out who voices the leads, singer/voice actress Sumire Uesaka (Aho-Girl, Hozuki, Muromi-san) has been introduced as the theme song performer.   The anime’s site has also published plans to... Read more
  Weird web comic turned equally weird anime Pop Team Epic is keeping the weirdness flowing by looking for a pair of part-time workers who will perform the role of “human-powered copy-pasters” for a one-day gig in December of 2017. The job will pay a 50,000 yen (about $440 US) per... Read more
  Halloween may be over this year, but that hasn’t stopped Pop Team Epic, an upcoming TV anime based on the anarchic web comic by Bkub Okawa, from engaging in a little costumed madness with a new key visual. The new key visual features short girl Popuko and tall girl... Read more
Tragedy struck the season earlier this year when a “miscommunication” with King Records caused the postponement of the TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s cult-hit web comic, Pop Team Epic, from October of 2017 to January of 2018. Fans have been working exactly how the absurd, often abstract 4-panel strips will... Read more
Fans of Buichi Terasawa’s sci-fi adventure Cobra know how dangerous the Psychogun can be. Well, an insidious design cabal just gave it to one of the erratic heroines of Bkub Okawa’s cult web comic, Pop Team Epic. It’s one of several items offered in a collaboration between the series and Rompus... Read more
Following New York Comic Con, Vertical has announced their latest licenses. New manga includes Bukubu Ookawa’s meme sensation and soon to be anime Pop Team Epic and Youko Nemu’s Delinquent Housewife (aka Futsutsuka na Yome Desu ga!) – a three volume 2015 ongoing from Big Comic Spirit about a second-year high schooler who ends up living... Read more
It can be difficult to differentiate the many memes, redraws and rewrites of bkub’s Pop Team Epic 4panel manga from the genuine article. The absurdity of the original and the number of collaboration projects only further confuses the issue. But, Cuphead, the indie game phenomenon inspired by 30’s animation has gotten notice in... Read more
  Although a “miscommunication” with King Records may have postponed the release of the TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s cult-hit web comic, Pop Team Epic, from October of 2017 to January of 2018, the production is still gathering steam and now the full staff list has been released. The... Read more
No Fooling: "Pop Team Epic" Becomes An Anime in October of 2017
April Fools’ Day is officially over in Japan, and that means it’s time to get down to some serious business, such as the official announcement of an anime adaptation based on Bkub Okawa’s cult web comic, Pop Team Epic.     Initially teased as an adaptation of Hoshiiro Girldrop, Pop... Read more
Is A "Hoshiiro Girldrop" Anime Adaptation Coming in October of 2017?
You have to hand it to Bkub Okawa: when he commits to a joke, he commits hard. An anime adaptation has been announced for Hoshiiro Girldrop, a romantic comedy web manga series by Okawa ostensibly about a high school boy finding out that he’s engaged to the leader of a... Read more