February, 2018

 

Digimon Adventure tri.: Our Future to Feature New “Butter-Fly” Rendition

Toei recently updated their official animation twitter page with an announcement that the final chapter of Digimon Adventure tri. will feature a new rendition of “Butter-fly.” The new version of the song will feature the voices of the “DigiDestined”, Ayumi Miyazauki, AiM, and the late Kouji Wada. Digimon Adventure tri.: Our Future will premiere in Japanese theaters on May 5 and in US theaters presented by Fathom Events on September 20. A new rendition of "Butter-Fly" will be the ending theme song for the final Digimon Adventure tri. film, "Bokura no Mirai (Our Future)". "Butter-Fly ~tri.Version~" will feature the "DigiDestined"Read More


Sword Art Online: Progressive Manga Part 2 Details Revealed

The recent issue of the Dengeki G magazine has revealed that the “second part” of the Sword Art Online: Progressive manga will debut in the magazine in April. For those who are unaware, the manga is an adaption of Reki Kawahara’s  Sword Art Online: Progressive light novels. The manga will be titled, ” Sword Art Online: Progressive – Hōei no Barcarole,” and will feature new illustrations by Shiomi Miyoshi.  Those who have been following the novels should recognize the title of the manga from the third volume of the light novels.  The novels feature an alternate take on Kawahara Reki and abec’s original Sword ArtRead More


Titans TV Series Cast Doom Patrol’s Negative Man

Den of Geek recently reported that Dwain Murphy is set to portray Larry Trainor aka Negative Man in the upcoming DC’s live-action Titans series. Den of Geek provided a description for the character. A pilot in the Air Force, Larry Trainor crashed his plane and was exposed to a mysterious “negative” energy. Wrapped in bandages to protect those around him, Larry struggles with this new strange power. As Negative Man, Larry has the ability to project a “soul-self” that has the ability to fly and use energy based attacks. and later joins the Doom Patrol.  Negative Man and theRead More


Star Wars Rebels Finale Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with the finale trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The latest trailer features a look at some of the events that will be featured in the action packed three part finale.   “A Fool’s Hope,”  “Family Reunion,” and“Farewell,” will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, March 5 at 8:30 P.M. ET/PT.   Ezra calls in all his favors to rally a ragtag group and liberate his home world of Lothal once and for all in the final episodes of Star Wars Rebels. Star Wars Rebels was a fantastic series inRead More


Wave Two Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with the second round of announced guests for Power Morphicon 6.  The new guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Jason Ybarra: Baboo Ron Wasserman: Composer Power Rangers In Space Roger Velasco: Carlos Vallerte (In Space Black) Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Valerie Vernon: Kendrix Morgan (Lost Galaxy Pink) Power Rangers Wild Force Jessica Rey: Alyssa Enrile (Wild Force White) Power Rangers Time Force Michael Copon: Lucas Kendall (Time Force Blue) Power Rangers Ninja Storm Adam Tuominen: Hunter Bradley (Crimson Thunder) Power Rangers Dino Thunder Kevin Duhaney: EthanRead More


Zoids Wild Project Announced

Takara Tomy recently held a press conference where they revealed that a new Zoids project is the works. The project will be known as Zoids Wild. Under this project several products and productions will be made including a new anime series, new model kits, a video game for the Nintendo Switch, and more. The anime series is currently in production and is currently set for a Summer 2018 release and a manga series will also be released in the Corocoro magazine. Takara Tomy also provided a trailer for the series on their official Twitter page.Read More


Pokémon: Everyone’s Story Film Trailer Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a trailer for the 2018 film. The film will be titled, Pokémon Everyone’s Story,” and is set to premiere in July. The trailer shows a look at several of the characters that will be featured in the film. The new characters include: Lisa with her Eevee Kagachi with his Sudowoodo Torito, a researcher with his Chansey Hisui with his Togepi, Totodile, Smoochum & Marill Rarugo No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Gekkō & Beltorchika’s Children Manga Ending in March

The recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine has revealed that the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans Gekkō (Mobile Suit Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans Gekkō) and the Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack Beltorchika’s Children manga series will be ending in the next issue of the magazine, which will be released on March 26. The next issue will also feature the epilogue for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans Gekkō manga. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans Gekkō was written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Dango & Hirosuke Terama. The manga series served as a side story to the Mobile Suit Gundam: IronRead More


One Piece Anime ‘Tea Party From Hell’ Arc Visual & New Cast Members Revealed

The recent issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has revealed a new visual and cast members for the “Tea Party From Hell” arc of the One Piece anime series. The new cast members include: Masafumi Kimura: Charlotte Oven (the Minister of Baking) Haruhiko Jo: Streusen (the executive chef) Shunsuke Sakuya: Charlotte Daifuku (the Minister of Beans) The issue also featured a look at the new costumes for Luffy, Nami, Chopper, Brook, Carrot, Pedro, and Sanji. The new arc will feature new musical numbers that will be composed by Kōhei Tanaka with titles by Eiichiro Oda. One of the musical numbers willRead More


Lupinranger VS Patoranger – Episode 1 Review

Wow. Really, wow. It’s easy to give good reviews to Super Sentai premiere episodes. After watching the same series for 50 weeks, just having brand new suits and characters and settings and toys to play with is all a premiere needs to feel fresh and exciting. Because of that, I tend to wave away a lot of issues with first episodes that would be a deal breaker in any other situation. For example, I go into Sentai first episodes expecting the pacing to be nonexistent due to the episode spendingRead More


Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Extra Pack # 2 Launch Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the launch trailer for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2’s Extra Pack #2.  Extra Pack 2 will include a new story scenario and 4 new playable characters.  By playing the new story content, players will be able to meet the new character, Fu. Fu is a mysterious teenager who’s basic attacks revolves around his sword. While he is a master of sword based techniques he also has a good range of long distance attacks. Extra Pack 2 will be released on February 28 priced at $16.99 andRead More


Detective Pikachu Story Trailer Streamed

Yesterday, Nintendo updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Detective Pikachu Nintendo 3DS video game.  The latest trailer features a look at the game’s story and setting. Detective Pikachu as well as the Detective Pikachu Amiibo will be released on March 23.  In Detective Pikachu, a new game coming on March 23rd for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, you can team up with the self-proclaimed “great detective” Pikachu to solve a puzzling case involving oddly behaving Pokémon and discover a possible connection to the mysterious Mewtwo  


Fist of the Blue Sky Anime Amazon Prime Premiere Date Announced

The recent issue of the Tokuma Shoten’s Monthly Comic Zenon magazine that the Fist of the Blue Sky Regenesis anime series.  For those who are unaware, the series is based on the c (Souten no Ken Re: Genesis) manga series created by Buroson, Nobuhiko Horie, and Tetsuo Hara.  The series will debut in Amazon Prime Video in Japan on April 2 at 12:30 A.M. JST. The anime will also air on Television starting on April 9 at 12:30 A.M. JST on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and BS Fuji. The Fist of the Blue Sky Regenesis (Souten no Ken Re: Genesis) manga series debuted in the Comic Zenon magazine last October. Buronson worked as the editorialRead More


Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime Visual Revealed

Recently a new visual for the anime adaptation for the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō manga series was revealed.   The anime series will be produced by Toei Animation and Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the manga series. Seven Seas Entertainment provided a synopsis for the series.   In the wake of a space-wide civil war instigated by Saga–the Gemini Gold Saint–a new team of Saints comes together with the goal of protecting their goddess Athena. This first all-woman team of armored warriors, powered by the Zodiac, will use their cunning, strength, and compassion to defend their worldsRead More


Kraken Releasing Licenses Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night

Section23 Films has announced that that they will be releasing Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night (Garo Special Byakuya no Majū) on Blu-Ray on June 26 under their Kraken Releasing label. For those who are not aware, Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night was a two part special episode that aired in 2006 and would later lead into Garo: Red Requiem. The special will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the two part special. A soul-stealing plant, a nightmare forest and ancient master Horror are just a few of the deadly challengesRead More