Variety has reported that Alcon Television Group will be teaming up with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll to produce/ distribute an anime series that is inspired by “Blade Runner 2049.” The series will be titled, “Blade Runner- Black Lotus,” which is stated to consist of 13 half-hour episodes. Although details about the project are scarce at this time, it is said that series will be set in the year 2032 and will feature appearances of characters seen within the Blade Runner universe. Jason DeMarco, SVP director of Adult Swim, had this to say about the project. “I first saw ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982,Read More
Funimation Entertainment has recently revealed details for their home video release for Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season Two. The second season aired in Japan on October 2, 2016- April 2, 2017 and ran for 25 episodes. The English dub premiered on Toonami starting on October 7, 2017 and finished its run on April 28, 2018. The second season will be released in two volumes and also as a BD/DVD Combo Limited Edition on August 7. The BD/DVD Combo Limited Edition will be priced at a MSRP of $149.99 and is currently listed on Funimation’s website at $112.49. TheRead More
Toonami has recently announced the premiere date for season 2 of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans on their official Facebook page. The season will continue where season 1 left off with episode 26 titled, “In the Midst of Jealousy.” The second season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans will premiere on Toonami on October 7th at 12:30 A.M.
Funimation has updated their official Youtube channel with an English dub trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans. The trailer features a preview of the English dub and some of the events of the first season of the series. The first season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans will be released separately in Blu-ray DVD combo packs and a single Limited Edition set on November 14. A group of child soldiers—Mikazuki Augus, Orga Itsuka, and several others—are sent to protect a young aristocrat seeking to liberate a Martian city from Earth’s rule. WhenRead More
IDW has announced that a brand new comic series based on Samurai Jack will be released in the near future. The series will be titled “, Quantum Jack,” and will feature Jack as he ventures throughout alternate realities. The series will be written by Fabian Rangel Jr. and will be illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell. Rangel Jr. and Cadwell had this to say about the project. After getting zapped by an experimental Quantum Ray, Jack is sent hurtling into one alternate reality after another, his memories erased but his spirit intact. If you’ve ever wondered whatRead More
Crunchyroll has announced that they will be streaming the Dub for Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans. They will be adding five new episodes every Tuesday at 7 PM PST starting on February 28. The series will be available in the following territories: United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa. In Gundam IBO, the Earth Sphere had lost its previous governing structure, and a new world was created under new systems of government. While a temporary peace had arrived, the seeds of a new conflict were being sownRead More
The official Adult Swim Youtube channel has updated with a trailer for the highly anticipated fifth season of Samurai Jack. Unlike the previous seasons, the fifth season will take Jack into new heights and will feature much more graphical scenes then the earlier seasons. The fifth season will premiere on Adult Swim on March 11 at 11 PM EST.
Yesterday, at the FLCL 2 panel at Anime Expo 2016 vice president and producer at Production I.G., Maki Terashima-Furuta announced that the original character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Neon Genesis Evangelion, .hack franchise, Attack on Titan live-action films) is returning for the sequel. Along with the return of Sadamoto, Terashima-Furuta announced Japanese rock band, The Pillows are also returning to provide music for the series. Another announcement was the addition of Katsuyuki Motohiro (chief director of Psycho-Pass) will supervise the series. Also in attendance was FLCL creator, Kazuya Tsurumako, Haruko’s voiceRead More