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Reki Kawahara to Write Original Short Story for Sword Art Online: Alicization Home Video Release

The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with a summary of a brand new short story that will be released with the first Blu-ray/ DVD volume of the series. Franchise creator, Reki Kawahara, will be written the story titled, “Sword Art Online Distant Journey.” The official website provided the summary of the short story. In order to save their kidnapped childhood friend Alice, Kirito and Eugeo set out from Rulid Village for the capital, Centoria. As the entrance exam for the Imperial Sword Mastery Academy draws near, the pair stumble into theRead More


LiSA & Eir Aoi to Perform Sword Art Online: Alicization Anime’s Theme Songs

The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with the announcement that LiSA will be performing the theme song for the series titled, “Adamas.” The website also revealed that Eir Aoi will be performing the ending theme song titled, “Iris.” The song Iris will be available as a single, which will be released on October 24.  The hour long premiere for the series will air in Japan on September 15, and will also be featured at the premiere event in Los Angeles on the same date. Premiere events for the series will also be featured in Australia, France, Germany, Russia, and South Korea. TheRead More


Mazinger Z: INFINITY – Official Theatrical Clip Streamed

Viz Media has posted an official theatrical clip for Mazinger Z: Infinity on their official Youtube channel.  The clip features a preview of the battle between Great Mazinger and the mechanical beasts; Garada and Doublass. Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere as a two day event in theaters on February 11 and February 12. Those who are interested can order their tickets at the link listed below.  


Mazinger Z: Infinity Fathom Events Trailer Streamed

Viz Media has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Mazinger Z Infinity film.  The trailer features a preview of the film’s setting and reveals that the film will have a limited theatrical release in North America via Fathom Events. The film will be screened in theaters on February 11–February 12 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Fathom Events also provided a synopsis for the film. Ten years ago, the villainous scientist Dr. Hell led his wicked followers, known as the Underground Empire, in a struggle to destroy all of humanity.Read More


Mazinger Z: Infinity Film 2nd PV Streamed

Earlier this week Toei updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Mazinger Z: Infinity film.  The latest trailer features a look at the opening theme song of the film performed by Ichiro Mizuki and the ending theme titled, “The Last Letter,” by Kouji Kikkawa.” The official Mazinger Z: Infinity website has also updated, which reveals some new cast members. The new cast members include: Hiroyuki Miyasako, Romi Park: Male & Female half of Baron Ashura Yui P (Ozaku Club): Pink member of Idol Mazin-Girls Okarina (Ozaku Club): Blue member of Idol Mazin-Girls Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere in JapaneseRead More


Mazinger Z: Infinity Anime Film Stills Revealed

The official Mazinger Z: Infinity film website has updated with new stills for the upcoming film.  The films reveal the first full look at the ancient relic Infinity. Infinity is a large object that was found inside the depths of Mt. Fuji.  Not much is known about this ancient structure except that it was possibly crafted by an ancient civilization.  Infinity is the third Mazin following the original Mazinger Z and Great Mazinger.  Dr. Hell plans to use the power of Infinity in order to activate the ultimate weapon known as the Gragon. Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere in Japanese theaters on January 13, 2018.Read More


Kouji Kikkawa to Perform Mazinger Z: Infinity Film Ending Theme

The official Mazinger Z: Infinity film website has updated with an announcement that Kouji Kikkawa will be performing the ending theme for the film.  The ending theme for the film will be titled, “The Last Letter.” According to the website Kikkawa commented that “the song was made with the image of a pilot and his robots going beyond their limits and sharing a connection and sorrow.”  Go Nagai, creator of the Mazinger Z franchise stated that the the song will “make the people who went crazy over Mazinger Z remember the good times.”  Kikkawa is best known for his work in Tokusatsu such as theRead More


Mazinger Z: Infinity Film Details Revealed

The official Mazinger Z: Infinity website has updated with new details about the upcoming film. It has been revealed that Great Mazinger will also be making an appearance in the film.  Great Mazinger is the main character that appears in the anime/ manga of the same name.  The anime series ran from September 8, 1974 –  September 28, 1975.  The manga series was published by Kodansha in October 1974 and ran until October 1975.  The manga ran for 2 volumes.   The website also revealed the cast members for the film. The cast members include: Toshihiko Seki: Tetsuya Tsurugi – A hero who helped KojiRead More


Tales of Zestiria TV Anime Premiere Date Announced

The official website for the “Tales of Zestiria the X” anime series has announced the premiere date for the series on July 3.  The series will first premiere on Tokyo MX, but will also air on Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, and BS11 on July 5. It has been confirmed that there will be advance screening of the first four episodes will be shown at the Cinema Mediage located in Tokyo on June 25.   The series will also have another screening at an upcoming talk show presented by Ryota Ohsaka, Ai Kayano, Noriko Shitaya, fhana (end credit singer),Read More