March, 2017

 

Sentai Filmworks Announces Gatchaman Fighter DVD Release

Section23 Films has revealed that Sentai Filmworks will be releasing Gatchaman Fighter on DVD.  Gatchaman Fighter will be released on July 4 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English Subtitles. Gatchaman Fighter is the third anime series in the Gatchman franchise. Up to this point the series has not seen a full uncut release in North America so this will be the first time it will be available in the country.   Saban Entertainment dubbed the series along with Gatchman II under the name “, Saban’s Eagle Riders.” The first 13 episodes aired in North America, however the entire series aired in both Australia and Europe.Read More


Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Limited Edition Bundle Announced

Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing a Limited Edition Bundle for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Velentia.  The bundle will retail for $59.99 while the standard version will still maintain the original $39.99 price. The bundle will include: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Velentia Game Hardcover Artbook Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Sound Selection CD Fire Emblem Echoes Pin Set  Reversible Cover Sheet that mimics original Famicom Game box  Fans that want to level up their Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia experience when the game launches exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systemsRead More


The King of Fighters: Destiny Animated Series Announced

SNK has announced that a new CG animated series based on the The King of Fighters franchise will premiere this Summer.  The 20 episode series  titled “, The King of Fighters Destiny,” will currently be produced as a Chinese exclusive series.  No much else is known about the series except that the special effects team that worked on Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV will help support the project. Currently no western release has been confirmed at this time.  Stay tuned for updates when they become available.


Square Enix Announces Seiken Densetsu Collection

The official Square Enix Youtube channel has updated with the announcement trailer for the Seiken Densetsu Collection.  The collection will be released on the Nintendo Switch on June 1 in Japan priced at 4,800 yen.  The game will be receiving both a physical and digital release. The collection includes: Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden (Final Fantasy Adventure / Mystic Quest) Seiken Densetsu 2 (Secret of Mana) Seiken Densetsu 3 (Released only in Japan) The trailer currently shows that the games will maintain their original formats and will support multiplayer up to three players for both Seiken DensetsuRead More


March 2017 Figure-Oh Reveals – S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Skull & More Revealed

The latest scans for recent issue of the Figure-Oh Magazine have surfaced on the net. The latest scans features some of the upcoming releases for August. The reveals include: Robot Damashii MSM-03 Gogg Release Style: Retail Price: 6,480 Yen Action Figure D.D.PANORAMATION Series Andromeda Shun Release Style: Retail Price: TBA Action Figure D.D.PANORAMATION Series Pisces Aphrodite Release Style: Retail Price: TBA S.H. Figuarts Spider-man (Spider-Man: Home Coming) Release Style: Price:  5,800 Yen S.H.Figuarts Dark Drive Release Style: Premium Bandai Exclusive Price:  5,940 Yen S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Skull Release Style: Retail Price: 6,480 YenRead More


Android 17’s Return Episode Premiere Date Announced

Recently a new magazine shot has surfaced online that reveals some new details about Android 17’s return on Dragon Ball Super. He will be making his first full appearance in episode 86, which will premiere on April 16th.  I personally can’t wait to see the character return and hopefully it will lead into some more great action packed battles.


Injustice 2 Cheetah Trailer Streamed

The official Injustice Youtube channel has updated with a new character trailer for Cheetah.  While the character was revealed in the “Here Come the Girls”  trailer, the latest trailer shows a deeper look at the gameplay for the character.  Injustice 2 will be released for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on May 16.  


Arms Character Introduction & Weapon Showcase Trailers Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with two new trailers for the upcoming Arms video game. The latest trailers features a look into some of the characters and some of the weapons that will be featured in the game. The confirmed characters so far include: Spring Man Ribbon Girl Ninjara Master Mummy Mechanica  The confirmed weapon types include: Toaster Megaton Sparky Boomerang Slapamander  The weapons trailer also revealed that players will be able to mix and match the different arms in order to change up the gameplay. Arms will be released for the Nintendo Switch this Spring. Read More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 4 Review

Immediately this episode got off to a good start by replacing Lucky’s opening narration with an opening narration from Raptor-283, this week’s main character. It was so relieving to have a story that focused on someone else for a change rather than continually having to learn about new characters through the eyes of such an obnoxious Red. This episode overall felt a lot more leisurely and well-paced than the previous three, and part of that is down to the more economical use of the main ensemble. Instead of introducing anyRead More


Michael Rosenbaum To Play Key Role In Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

It was recently announced in an interview with the Adam Carolla Show that Smallvile actor, Michael Rosenbaum, will be playing a key role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. While his exact role has not been confirmed at this time it has been confirmed that he will be related in some way to Sylvester Stallone’s character in the film. James Gunn stated that will be playing characters that are “very important to the Marvel Universe” and are characters “people don’t know about.” He continued by saying, “, Sylvester Stallone plays one of these characters…my friend Michael Rosenbaum also hasRead More


Sword Art Online Blu-ray Box Set Announced

Aniplex of America has announced that they will be releasing a Blu-ray Box Set for Sword Art Online.  The set will include the entire first season and will also include the Extra Edition episode.  The set will have a MSRP of $199.98, however RightStuf currently has the box set isted for $159.98.  SAO BD Box Set is coming 6/27! Includes the entire first season + Extra Edition + bonus contents. Pre-order today! https://t.co/KZiwqwCY6z pic.twitter.com/sUpX5s4RRv — Aniplex USA (@aniplexUSA) March 17, 2017 The SAO Blu-ray Box set will include the following bonus features: Audio Commentary by Creators and Japanese CastRead More


Premium Bandai To Release Deluxe Brave Kyoryujin

Premium Bandai has announced that they will be releasing the Deluxe Brave Kyoryujin.  For those who are unaware, Korea announced that they would be making their own adaptation for Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger titled “,  Power Rangers Dino Force Brave.” Currently no concrete release details for Premium Bandai’s release of the Mecha has been confirmed at this time, however the teaser photo reveals that more details should be confirmed on April 14.  Stay tuned for more updates when they become available.


New Digimon Universe Appli Monsters “Ultimate 4” Arc Cast Members Revealed

New information about the upcoming “Ultimate 4” Arc of Digimon Universe Appli Monsters has surfaced online.   The next arc will feature Yuujin (Makoto Furukawa)‘s new Appmon, Offmon.  While the character has made an appearance on the show for some time, the next arc will delve deeper into the character. New cast members were also revealed for the next arc, which include: Yu Shimamura – Offmon Rikiya Koyama – Dantemon


Transformers: The Last Knight “Izzy Stays And Fights” Preview Streamed

The official Transformers: The Last Knight Youtube channel has updated with a new extended trailer for the film, which is the same trailer that will be shown before Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The latest trailer features a closer look into Isabela Moner’s character, Izabella leading up to an amusing scene with Grimlock. Transformers: The Last Knight will premiere in theaters on June 23.  Meet Izzy in this special new preview of Transformers: The Last Knight, created exclusively to run in theaters with Beauty & the Beast. The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, andRead More


Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 North American Release Date Announced

Aksys Games has confirmed via their official twitter page that they will publishing Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 in North America on May 26. The game will available in a standalone release, but will also be available as a digital upgrade for players who purchased the original Guilty Gear REV.  The digital upgrade will be priced at $19.99 on PSN for both the Playstation 3 and Playstation 4.  The game will priced at $49.99 for both the physical copy and also digitally via PSN. Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 will release in North America 5/26/17! Standalone and digital upgrade versions available. https://t.co/T2cSI4cgAr pic.twitter.com/b5MP7Nq3tlRead More