July, 2018

 

Attack on Titan Season 3 Toonami Premiere Date Announced

The official Toonami Facebook page has updated with the announcement that the third season of Attack on Titan will premiere on the block on August 18.  As reported previously, the world premiere for the season was screened by Funimation Entertainment in North America and Canadian theaters earlier this month. The season will later premiere in Japan on July 22. For those who haven’t been following the anime, the second season of the series finished its run on the block last July. For those who aren’t familiar with the anime, Funimation provided a short description for theRead More


She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Official Stills Revealed

Entertainment Weekly has revealed some new official stills of the upcoming Netflix original She-Ra and the Princesses of Power animated series.  For those who are unaware, Dreamworks Animation will be producing a new series based on Filmation’s She-Ra: Princess of Power animated series. Earlier this May, the cast was revealed for the new series. The latest images features a look at the art style of the new series as well as featuring a look at some of the characters. The series’ premise will be very similar to the original 1985 series, featuring Adora, who was kidnappedRead More


New Decepticons Revealed for Bumblebee Movie

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the first look at two of the new Decepticons that will be featured in Bumblebee: the Movie.  The first Decepticon is named Shatter, who transforms into a cherry-red Plymouth Satellite. The character will be voiced by Angela Bassett, marking the first female Decepticon in the live-action Transformers films. The second Decepticon is named Dropkick, who transforms into a blue AMC Javelin. The character will be voiced by Justin Theroux. Travis Knight, the director of the film had this to say about the characters. “When the cast is too big, and you have a finite amount of time, there’sRead More


Funimation to Release Cowboy Bebop the Movie in North American Theaters

Funimation Films has announced that they will be releasing Cowboy Bebop the Movie in North American theaters. For those who are unaware, Cowboy Bebop the Movie was originally released in Japanese theaters under the name, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door on September 1, 2001. Whereas, it was originally released in North American theaters on August 11, 2002. The film was later released on home video in Japan on February 7, 2002, and in North America on June 28, 2011.   Funimation Films will re-release the film in theaters as a two night event starting on August 15 with the originalRead More


Funimation to Release Dragon Ball Super: Broly in North American & Canadian Theaters

IGN has reported that Funimation Films will be releasing the Dragon Ball Super: Broly film in North America and Canada. For those who are unaware, the film was announced earlier this week and will be the 20th film overall for the franchise. The film is set to premiere in Japan on December 14th, 2018 and the international release will be in January 2019.  IGN also revealed an official intentional poster for the film.   The film is stated to feature the origins of the Saiyans and Frieza with the film taking place shortly after the Tournament of Power.   More detailsRead More


Explore the World of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee Trailer Streamed

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee. The latest trailer features a look at some of the gameplay as well as featuring a look at some of the unique features to the game.  The trailer also takes a first look at the gym battles in the game specifically Brock and Misty. The trailer also takes a look at the co-op system in the game, which will allow players to play the game alongside a local friend. Similar to previous titles,Read More


Wave Seven Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with the reveal of the next wave of guests that will be attending Power Morphicon 2018.  The newly announced guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Austin St. John: Jason Lee (MMPR Red/ Zeo Gold) Johnny Young Bosch: Adam (MMPR Black) Paul Schrier: Farkas ‘Bulk’ Bulkmeier (MMPR-Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, Samurai/Super Samurai, Power Rangers Hyperforce) Danny Wayne: Stunt Actor (MMPR- Power Rangers In Space) Power Rangers Mystic Force Richard Brancatisano: Xander (Mystic Force Green) Super Sentai Hisashi Sakai: Young Burai (Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger), Kou / Kiba RangerRead More


The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky Preview Streamed

The official website for The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky (Gekijōban Nanatsu no Taizai: Tenkū no Torawarebito) film has updated with a new preview.  The preview features several new characters who will be debuting in the film. The characters are consisted of new members of the Winged People Clan and the Six Knights of Black of the Demon Clan. pkjD provided a mirror for the trailer. The new characters include: Akio Ohtsuka: Zoria Reiko Suzuki: Banes Toshiyuki Morikawa: Bellion Yōko Hikasa: Gala Tooru Sakurai: Dahaka Masuo Amada: DerocchioRead More


Live-Action Bleach Film Encore Screening Announced

The Japan Society website has updated with the announcement that the live-action film adaptation for the Bleach franchise will be receiving an encore screening at the Japan Cuts: Festival of New Japanese Film. The film’s first screening is set for 7:45 P.M., which is currently sold out. The second screening will be set at 11:00 P.M. on the same day. The event will be co-presented by Anime NYC and Japan Cuts. Shinsuke Satō, the director the film, will be making an appearance in the first screening to introduce the event and will also participate in a Q&A. More details including ticketRead More


Billy Dee Williams to Reprise Lando Calrissian in Star Wars Episode IX

The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Billy Dee Williams will be returning to reprise his role as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: Episode IX.  Currently it is unknown how much of a significance his character will play in the story especially since the film is still quite early in development.  He will be joining alongside Keri Russell, who’s role has not been confirmed at this time. For those who aren’t familiar with the character, Lando Calrissian is an old friend of Han Solo, who made his debut appearance in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. He would laterRead More


Official Images: MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron

Dengeki Hobby has updated with new official images for MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron. For those who are unaware, the figure is based on Megatron based on his appearance in the first season of the 1996 Beast Wars animated series. The series later aired in Japan under the name Beast Wars: Super Robot Lifeform Transformers.  In the Canadian/American version of the series, Megatron was voiced by David Kaye while in Japan he was voiced by Shigeru Chiba. The figure will include his rifle, blast effect, two alternate face parts, a toothbrush (as seen in the episode “, BeforeRead More


TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST Heading West

Over the weekend, Bandai Namco Entertainment America updated with the western localization announcement trailer for the TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST video game. The trailer features a short look at the game’s story and features a quick look at the game play.  The trailer was first revealed at Anime Expo 2018. For those who are unaware, the game is a “Survival Action” game, which features a third-person perspective. The game will also feature multi-player options as well as online and offline modes. The game will be released in Japan for the Playstation 4 and PC this Winter.  Currently no otherRead More


Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story Trailers Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with new trailers for Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story. The latest trailers feature a look at the main characters as well as the new Pokémon species, Zeraora. The film’s cast and staff for the film were revealed earlier this June.  The film will focus on Lugia and the new Legendary Pokémon named Zeraora. The film takes place during the annual Wind Festival at Frau City. The city is stated to be blessed by Lugia’s wind. The official website also updated with an official visual for the film. The visual is illustrated by Yoshitoshi Shinomiya. PokémonRead More


Lupinranger VS Patoranger – Episode 21 Review

Episode 21 is the second part of Noel’s introduction, and so far he seems like a perfect ‘sixth’ ranger. Not only do I love his suit design and mecha, but his inclusion to the series complicates the formula in interesting ways and gives us a little more insight into Lupinranger VS Patoranger‘s lore. This episode doesn’t touch on it in much detail but with Noel being the creator of some of the rangers’ gear and having a previous relationship with Kogure, there’s plenty of room for the show to getRead More


Overlord III Previews Streamed

The official Kadokawa Anime Youtube channel has updated with a new previews for Overlord III. For those who are unaware, Overlord III is the third season of the Overlord anime series. Another preview for the anime was revealed earlier in June. Overlord III will premiere on AT-X, Toyko MX, and MBS on July 10. The season will also debut on the AbemaTV streaming service on the same day. Overlord III will also debut on BS11 on July 11 and on TV Aichi on July 12.  The season will also be available on Crunchyroll with the original Japanese audio with English subtitles and the English dub will be available onRead More