December, 2017

 

Transformers Bumblebee: The Movie Official Visual Revealed

TFW2005 has recently posted a press release about the upcoming Bumblebee: The Movie.  For those who haven’t been following, the next live-action film based on the Transformers franchise will feature Bumblebee and will be set in the year 1987.  Bumblebee: The Movie will premiere in theaters on December 21, 2018.   TFW2005 also posted an official visual for the film that features Hailee Steinfeld’s character, Charlie, next to the latest incarnation (or in this case one of the past incarnations) of Bumblebee.   “On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard inRead More


Kana Hanazawa Cast as Lead Role in Professor Layton Anime Adaptation

Level-5 has recently announced that Kana Hanazawa has been cast as the lead role in the upcoming anime adaptation of the Professor Layton video game series.  The series titled, “Layton Detective Agency ~Katrielle’s Mystery Solving File~ (Layton Mystery Tanteisha ~Katrie no Nazotoki File~) will premiere in Japan in April 2018. The game series previously received an anime film adaptation in 2009 tilted, “Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva,” however this will be first televised anime adaption for the franchise. The series will will feature Professor Layton’s daugther, Katrielle Layton, as the main character.  Those who have been following the gameRead More


Sword Gai: The Animation Details Revealed

Recently details for the Sword Gai: The Animation anime series has been revealed.  The Sword Gai: The Animation is an anime adaption of the Sword Gai manga series by Toshiki Inoue and illustrated by Keita Amemiya. The manga depicts a young hero who merges with a demonic sword to help slay his foes.   Sword Gai: The Animation will be available worldwide on Netflix in Spring 2018. Netflix provided a synopsis for the series. A weapon that has drawn the blood of countless victims becomes legend, and at times takes on a life of its own. When such a weapon’sRead More


Official Images: Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger First Wave Toys

Amazon Japan has posted pre-order pages for the launch wave of the Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger toys.  The first round of toys for the new series will launch in February 2018. The first batch of toys include: Sentai Vinyls: 972 Yen LupinRed LupinBlue  LupinYellow PatorenIchigo  PatorenNigo PatorenSango Dial Fighters: 1620 Yen Red Blue Yellow Trigger Machines: 1620 Yen Ichigo Nigo Sango VS Changers: 4536 Yen Lupin Sword: 3024 Yen


Wizards of the Coast Announces Transformers Trading Card Game

The Rollingstone has recently reported about a recent interview between Glixel and Wizards of the Coast about how the company has innovated their products over the years.  While it is hasn’t been formally announced Chris Cocks, president of Wizards of the Coast, subtly revealed that a new trading card game based on the Transformers franchise, which will be releasing in Fall 2018. Chris Cocks had this to say about the project. “With the Transformers trading card game, we can be nimble,” he says. The game hasn’t been formally announced yet, but Cocks says it’s a title aimed both at young teensRead More


Devilman Crybaby 30 Second PV Streamed

The official Japanese Netflix Youtube channel has updated with a new 30 second preview for Devilman Crybaby.    Devilman Crybaby will be available on Netflix worldwide on January and is currently set at 10 episodes.  The series will be available in 190 countries and territories with seven different Dub tracks and 23 subtitle languages.  The Dub tracks include: English, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, standard Spanish, and Castilian Spanish.  


Kamen Rider Build January Scans *Spoilers

Recently the January scans for Kamen Rider Build have surfaced online, which reveal details about the events that will be happening on the show in early 2018. *Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discreet. Although the prototype was seen in the latest episode, Sento will soon be able to complete the Squash Driver.  With the device Ryuga will be able to become Kamen Rider Cross-Z Charge. In this form he will be using the Twin Breaker similar to Kamen Rider Grease. By using the power of the various other Full Bottles he will be ableRead More


Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy Details Revealed

Over the Holiday weekend, Hasbro Studios also revealed details about the Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy animated series.  For those who haven’t been following the series is set to continue where the original Transformers: Rescue Bots animated series left off. The series will feature an all new team with some appearances of the veteran cast. Each episode of Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy is set to run for 11 minutes and the first season will consist of 52 episodes.  The new Rescue Bots team consists of: Hoist Wedge Medix Whirl Hot Shot     Hasbro Studios also provided a synopsis for the series.Read More


Transformers: Cyberverse Chapter One Details Revealed

Hasbro Studios revealed details about the first season of the upcoming Transformers: Cyberverse animated series.  Each episode is set to run 11 minutes and first season of the series will consist of 18 episodes.     Hasbro also revealed a synopsis for the series. Bumblebee is on a critical mission where lives are at stake! Only, he can’t remember what it is? It’s a good thing his best friend Windblade has found him to help repair his damaged memory chips. With each recovered memory, Bumblebee rediscovers his past adventures on Cybertron before coming to Earth. HeRead More


Kamen Rider Grease Unmasked *Spoilers

Today, the identity of Kamen Rider Grease was revealed. For those who have n0t been following Kamen Rider Build, Kamen Rider Grease is the third rider that will appear in the series; as reported back in October, Kamen Rider Grease will be using the Sclash Driver and the Sclashjellies to henshin into this form. His main weapon is known as the Twin Breaker.    *Keep in mind this article contains spoiler so read at your own discreet.*   The identity of Kamen Rider Grease is Saruwatari Kazumi who will be portrayed by Kohei Takeda. Longtime fans of the Kamen Rider franchise will know Kohei Takeda as Otoya Kurenai, Wataru Kurenai’s father from Kamen Rider Kiva. InRead More


Pokémon Movie Marathon Announced

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with announcement video for a Pokémon movie marathon on Disney XD.  The announcement video features a montage of most of the Pokémon films that have aired or released so far.  The montage was first shown before the international theatrical airings of Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!.  The Pokémon movie marathon will start on 10 A.M. on January 1, 2018 with the first three Pokémon films. The films will continuing airing on January 2 at 6 P.M. and air daily until January 19.  On those days Disney XD will be airing several episodes of the anime before kicking off with the films.  Those who missedRead More


Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Features and Story Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet. The latest trailer features a look at the game’s story as well as some of the game mechanics.  Some of the highlights include a look at the bank system and a preview of the game’s combat system.  Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on February 23, 2018 in North America.  The game will first launch in Japan on February 8, 2018.  


Dragon Ball FighterZ: Goku (SSGSS) Character Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ. The latest trailer features a look at Goku (SSGSS).  Dragon Ball FighterZ will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam in North America & Europe on January 26.  The game will later be released in Japan on February 1.  


Arms Dr. Coyle Reveal Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Arms.  The latest trailer features a look at the new fighter named Dr. Coyle along with a look at a new stage.   Dr. Coyle and the new stage is apart of the currently live 5.0 update for Arms.  The full 5.0 update includes: Version 5.0 New fighter “Dr. Coyle” is now available. Play the Grand Prix at LV6 or higher as someone other than Dr. Coyle and see what happens… New ARM “Lokjaw” added. New ARM “Parabola” added. New ARM “Brrchuk” added. NewRead More


Kraken Announces Licenses Garo: Red Requiem Live-Action Film Release

Section23 Films has announced that Kraken Releasing will be releasing the Garo: Red Requiem (Kiba ~Ankoku Kishi Gaiden~) film on Blu-Ray on April 10, 2018.  For those who haven’t been following the Garo franchise, Garo: Red Requiem premiered in Japan on October 30, 2010.  The film featured the return of Ryosei Konishi who once again portrays Kouga Saejima/GARO.  The film also introduced some new characters such as Mary Matsuyama as Rekka, and Mika Hijii as the voice of Karma. Mika Hijii portrayed Kaoru in the original series, however she played a new role for the film. Those who are interested in pre-ordering their copy can get secure it on Rightstuf priced at $12.99.Read More