January, 2019

 

Hiyori Sakurada to Reprise Role in 2nd Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film

The official live-action Tokyo Ghoul website has updated with the announcement that Hiyori Sakurada will be reprising her role as Hinami Fueguchi in Tokyo Ghoul 2. The previously revealed cast members include: Masataka Kubota: Ken Kaneki Maika Yamamoto: Tōka Kirishima Shū Tsukiyama: Shota Matsuda Additionally, it was also revealed that Shunya Shiraishi will be returning to reprise his role as Nishiki Nishio. Kai Ogasawara will also be returning to play his role as Hideyoshi “Hide” Nagachika. The first live-action Tokyo Ghoul film premiered at Anime Expo in July 3, 2017 and later premiered on July 7 in Berlin. The film made its first Japanese debut atRead More


Yusuke Kobayashi Fire Force Anime Cast

Recently it has been revealed that Yusuke Koboyashi will be joining the cast for the anime adaptation of the Fire Force manga series. Koboyashi is set to voice Arthur Boyle, who is a new recruit to the Special Fire Force Company 8 team. The official Youtube channel for the Fire Force anime adaptation also updated with a new character trailer for Arthur Boyle. Kodansha provided a description for the manga series. Terror has paralyzed the clockwork metropolis of Tokyo! Possessed by demons, people have begun to burst into flame, leading to the establishment of a special firefighting team: theRead More


Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Coffee & Doughnuts Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes. The latest trailer features a look at the one of the video games featured within the game titled, “Coffee & Doughnuts,” which is a side scrolling adventure game. For those who are not aware, Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes features seven different video game titles within the game. Nintendo provided an official description for the game. “Otaku Assassin Enters the Game World” The legendary gaming console—the Death Drive Mark 2… Travis Touchdown wanders into the game worldRead More


Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission US Theatrical Premiere Date Announced

Viz Media recently revealed the release date for the US theatrical premiere date for the Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission film.  Viz Media will be screening the film at select theaters on January 30. For those who are not aware, the film is the second film based on the Hunter X Hunter franchise. The film first premiered in Japan on December 27, 2013 in Japan. Viz Media also provided a trailer for the film as well as an official synopsis. CineLife Entertainment, in partnership with VIZ Media, will be distributing Hunter x Hunter: The LastRead More


Luke Wilson Joins DC Universe “Stargirl” Cast

Deadline has reported that Luke Wilson will be joining the cast of the DC Universe exclusive Stargirl series. Wilson will be portraying Pat Dugan who is the pilot of S.T.R.I.P.E.  For those who are not aware, Patrick “Pat” Dugan was created by Jerry Siegal and Hal Sherman. The character was first introduced in Action Comics #40, which was released in September 1941. The confirmed cast so far includes: Brec Bassinger: Stargirl Joel McHale: Starman (Sylvester Pemberton) Lou Ferrigno Jr.: Hourman (Rex Tyler) Brian Stapf: Wildcat (Ted Grant) Luke Wilson: Pat Dugan/  S.T.R.I.P.E.  Anjelika Washington: TBA Henry Thomas: Dr. Mid-Nite (Dr.Read More


Captain Marvel Trailer 3 Trailer Streamed

Marvel Entertainment recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Captain Marvel. The latest trailer features a deeper look at the setting of the film. The trailer also features another look at the other characters in the film including another look at the members of Starforce. Captain Marvel will premiere in theaters on March 8. Tickets for the film are now available. While I was excited before hand, this trailer really helped up my hype for the film as a whole. The setting of the film looks like its going to be a blastRead More


Naruto Shinden TV Anime Adaptation Announced

The recent issue of the weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Naruto The New Legend of Naruto (Naruto Shinden) novel will be receiving an anime adaptation. The anime will premiere on Sunday, February 20 in Japan and will air for three weeks. Currently it is unknown if the anime will be apart of the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime’s run. For those who aren’t aware, the Naruto Shinden novel is apart of a trilogy of novels. The novel trilogy consisted of: Naruto Shinden, Sasuke Shinden, and Shikamaru Shinden. The novels took place in the adult lives of the three charactersRead More


Justice League vs. The Fatal Five’s Voice Cast Revealed

The Hollywood Reporter has recently revealed the voice cast for the upcoming DC animated film titled, “Justice League vs. The Fatal Five.” For those who are not aware, the film was first unveiled at San Diego Comic Con 2018 and was set for a 2019 release date. The film is also the 11th Justice League animated film. Bruce Timm will working as the executive producer on the project. Justice League vs. The Fatal Five will revolve around the Justice League as they fight the powerful Fatal Five in order to find the Green Lantern, JessicaRead More


Masters of the Universe Classics Club Grayskull Wave 4 Revealed

Super7 has updated their official Facebook page with the reveal of the next wave of the Masters of the Universe Classics Club Grayskull figures. The upcoming wave consists of: Kittrina – Claw baton, Claw Paw whip, Claw Flame sword. Modulok – Alternate hands and heads, Electrode, and Sledge Hammer. Prince Adam – Sword of Power, Sword of Power in transformation mode, and Photanium Shield. Roboto – Interchangeable arm attachments, Claw, axe, and blaster. Shadow Weaver – Wizard’s Wand, Wand of Crystal, and magical blast. Stratos – Alternate jetpack, Staff of Avion, and SwordRead More


Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Receives Spin-off Mobile Game

Sunrise and Bandai Namco Entertainment recently opened an official website for the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans) project, which was teased earlier last year. The website revealed that the new project will be a new smartphone app, which will be titled, “Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans: Urðr-Hunt (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans: Urðr-Hunt).”  The staff from the original anime series will be returning to work on this project. The spinoff is set in the year P.D. 323, which coincides with the timeline set in the original anime series. TheRead More


Possible Fathom Events Screening for Mobile Suit Gundam NT Anime Film

Fandango has recently opened an official ticket page for the Mobile Suit Gundam NT anime film. In addition, Fandango lists under the Fathom Events category, with it featuring the MPAA rating of PG-13. Furthermore, according to the website the film will be released in North American theaters on February 19. However, no other concrete information has been confirmed at this time. Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative premiered in Japanese theaters on November 30, 2018. In addition, Sunrise recently announced they will be teaming up with NYAV to produce an English Dub for the film. Sunrise provided a description for theRead More


Leonardo Nam Joins DC Universe’s Swamp Thing Cast

Deadline has reported that Leonardo Nam will be joining the cast of the DC Universe Swamp Thing series. Nam will be portraying  Harlan Edwards, who will be a recurring role in the series. Deadline provided a short description of the series. Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, Swamp Thing follows Abby Arcane (Reed) as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe. NamRead More


One Piece Stampede Film Character Designs Revealed

Recently new main character designs for the One Piece Stampede film were revealed. As usual Eiichiro Oda, the creator of the One Piece franchise provided the designs for the upcoming film. For those who are not aware, the film is the 14th overall film in the franchise and it will celebrate the 20th anniversary of One Piece.  A trailer for the film was revealed earlier last December. One Piece Stampede will be released in Japanese theaters on August 9, 2019.  The previous film titled, “One Piece Film Gold.” premiered in theaters in Japan in July 2016. Funimation screened the English dubRead More


Jump Force – Custom Character Creation and Story Trailer Streamed

The official Playstation Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer features a look at some of the character customization that is featured in the game as well as a peak of the story of the game. Today we are unveiling the JUMP FORCE Story Trailer! Welcome to Umbras Base… When our world is invaded, will you stand up and fight along side your favorite heroes? Get ready to customize your avatar and join the JUMP FORCE. The confirmed roster so far consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya)Read More


CW “Batwoman” Series Receives Pilot Order

Deadline has reported that the Batwoman CW live-action series has been given a pilot order by the network. The series, which will star Ruby Rose as Kate Kane aka Batwoman. For those who are not aware, Batwoman made her live-action debut in the recent Arrowverse crossover called Elseworlds. According to Deadline, David Nutter is being considered as the director of the pilot. Deadline also provided some backstory on the character. Batwoman marks the first gay lead character — male or female — of a live-action superhero series. In the CW’s drama based on the DC characters, she’s armed with aRead More