Monday, July 4th, 2016

 

More Dubs Coming From Sentai Filmworks

Over the weekend during Anime Expo in Los Angeles, Sentai Filmworks announced that they will be adding seven titles to their English dub line up. Ushio & Tora GATE Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Himōto! Umaru-chan Amagi Brilliant Park Monster Musume Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Monster Musume: Everyday Life With Monster Girls simulcasted during the Summer 2015 anime season, following the exciting (in more ways than one) exploits of a young man who finds himself housing one beautiful monster girl after another.Read More


Yoshiyuki Sadamoto & The Pillows Return for FLCL 2

Yesterday, at the FLCL 2 panel at Anime Expo 2016 vice president and producer at Production I.G., Maki Terashima-Furuta announced that the original character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Neon Genesis Evangelion, .hack franchise, Attack on Titan live-action films) is returning for the sequel. Along with the return of Sadamoto, Terashima-Furuta announced Japanese rock band, The Pillows are also returning to provide music for the series. Another announcement was the addition of Katsuyuki Motohiro (chief director of Psycho-Pass) will supervise the series. Also in attendance was FLCL creator, Kazuya Tsurumako, Haruko’s voiceRead More


Power Morphicon’s July Guestlist

With July just starting & the convention only a month away, Power Morphicon just released their 1st set of July guests. PMC also announced that Andrew Price will no longer be attending due to family obligations.


Bleach to End This Fall with Volume 74

Today (JST), the 73rd volume of Tite Kubo’s long-running Bleach manga revealed the series will concluding in the next volume, which will be sold in fall. Following the reveal, Shonen Jump confirmed that the announcement was true. The series began in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2001, whereas its final arc began back in February 2012. Now, fifteen years later the series will finally conclude having inspired an anime adaptation which consisted of 366 episodes from 2004 to 2012, with Viz Media distrubting the series in North America in 2006. InRead More


10th Anniversary Release of Code Geass Coming Soon

Over the weekend, FUNmation announced that they will be releasing a 10th-anniversary version Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion and Code GeassR2 for the home audience in Bluray format. For those you want to relive this series in HD, the preorders will be on Funimation.com starting July 15  will be released on October 4. Back for the series’ 10th anniversary, both seasons of Code Geass will feature a brand-new Japanese 5.1 surround sound audio mix used on the recent Japanese Blu-ray box sets—an entirely new viewing experience from previous releases.Read More


Blue Exorcist Anime Sequel – New Staff & Returning Cast

Today (JST) in the August issue of Jump SQ, it revealed the cast, staff and plot for the new Blue Exorcist anime series, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Impure King Arc (Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujō Ō-hen), that will air in 2017. The staff for the series has gone through some changes as original director, Tensai Okamura is replaced by Koichi Hatsumi (Deadman Wonderland), and Toshiya Ono (Gatchaman Crowds) replaces Ryota Yamaguchi as handler of series composition. Returning for the production is original character designer, Keigo Sasaki and composer, Hiroyuki Sawano whoRead More


20th Anniversary Edition of Escaflowne Coming Soon

Over the weekend at Anime Expo, Funimation announced for the 20 anniversary of the series they will be releasing a new edition for the anime Escaflowne. The series can be preordered on July 15 for an October 15th release.   The collector’s edition features both the complete series plus the movie, a 40 page hardcover artbook that includes artwork from original releases as well as gorgeous brand new watercolor and painterly illustration from character designer Nobuteru Yuki, a replica of Hitomi’s pendant, and abeautiful chipboard box that also features anRead More


Rangers Head to San Diego Comic Con!

Are you heading to SDCC & are a Ranger Fan, well you are in luck because, at the Power Morphicon Booth, some of your favorite rangers will be there signing autographs. Meet Tracy Lynn Cruz, Jason Faunt, Andrew Gray, Ciara Hanna, and Jason Ybarra at San Diego Comic Con! They will be signing only at the Power Morphicon Booth (#A-09).


Azure Striker Gunvolt Recieves An OVA

Yesterday, at Anime Expo during the panel for developer, Inti Creates they announced that they will be releasing an on-demand OVA series for their video game, Azure Striker Gunvolt (Armed Blue Gunvolt in Japan). The series is currently in production, being produced by LandQ Studios and is set to be released this winter. Inti Creates also stated they are interested in releasing the OVA on the Nintendo E-Shop. The Staff: Director/Storyboards/Producer: Yoshinori Odaka (Beyblade G-Revolution, Fullmetal Alchemist 2004 ver.) Script: Shigeru Murakoshi (Garo the Animation, Garo: Crimson Moon) Character Design/AnimationRead More