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Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends Film Trailer Streamed

The official Yōkai Watch Youtube channel has updated with a new trailers for Yōkai Watch: Forever Friends. The latest trailer features a look at some of the characters that will be featured in the film and a preview of the film’s theme song. The theme song titled, “I Loved You (Daisuki Datta),” which will be performed by Toshoshinki.  ANN provided a description of the film’s story. The film tells the story of interweaving friendships between three children and yo-kai. The film is set in 1960s Tokyo, in Sakura Motomachi. A boy named Shin lives a poor but happyRead More


Shun Oguri & Chiemi Blouson Join Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends Film Cast

The official website for the Yo-Kai Watch: Forever Friends website has updated with the announcement that revealed that Shun Oguri and Chemi Blouson will be voicing two key characters in the upcoming film. Shun will be voicing a new Shien, who is a power yōkai who is striving to take Lord Enma’s position as the ruler of the Yo-Kai World.    Blouson will be voicing Tamamo-no Mae, who is based on a yōkai from Japanese mythology that steals people’s souls.   ANN provided a description of the film’s story. The film tells the story of interweaving friendships between three children and yo-kai. The filmRead More


Nozomi Entertainment Announces Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Collection 2 Release

Nozomi Entertainment has updated their official twitter page with the release announcement of Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Collection 2. Collection 2 contains episodes 29-49 finishing off Nozomi’s release of the series. For those who are unaware, the first collection was announced earlier this February, which will release this May. Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Collection 2 will be released on Blu-Ray/ DVD on June 5.  AG-164. The war between the Earth and Vagan has lingered on for 63 years. While both sides are threatening annihilation, Kio Asuno, the pilot of the AGE-3 Gundam, looks to end theRead More


Nozomi Entertainment Announces Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Collection 1 Release

Nozomi Entertainment has updated their official twitter page with the release announcement of Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Collection 1. Those who are unaware, Gundam Age was the Gundam series that aired in 2011 and was produced by Sunrise, MBS and Level-5. The series premiere on October 9, 2011 and ended on September, 23, 2012 with a total of 49 episodes. Coming this May, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Collection 1, episodes 1-28. Three destinies will form history… https://t.co/YI4ZICXDWJ pic.twitter.com/ePNtayZ7IV — Nozomi Entertainment (@NozomiEnt) February 7, 2018 Rightstuf provided a description of the product. Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Collection 1 contains episodes 1-28. Three destiniesRead More


Kana Hanazawa Cast as Lead Role in Professor Layton Anime Adaptation

Level-5 has recently announced that Kana Hanazawa has been cast as the lead role in the upcoming anime adaptation of the Professor Layton video game series.  The series titled, “Layton Detective Agency ~Katrielle’s Mystery Solving File~ (Layton Mystery Tanteisha ~Katrie no Nazotoki File~) will premiere in Japan in April 2018. The game series previously received an anime film adaptation in 2009 tilted, “Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva,” however this will be first televised anime adaption for the franchise. The series will will feature Professor Layton’s daugther, Katrielle Layton, as the main character.  Those who have been following the gameRead More


Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King Trailer Reveals Character Details

Recently a new trailer for Yo-Kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: Oni-ō no Fukkatsu) has been uploaded to the official Japanese Yo-Kai Watch Youtube channel. The latest trailer reveals more details about some of the characters in the film. First, new voice cast members for the film was announced. The new cast members include: Mane Kamishiraishi: Natsume Amano Yudai Chiba: Toma Tsukinami The preview also reveals that Natsume is the future daughter of Keita, also know as Nathan Adams in the English Dub.  Natsume will have the Yo-Kai Watch Elder, whichRead More


Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King Trailer Streamed

Toho has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for the upcoming fourth film based on the Yo-Kai Watch franchise.  The trailer shows a closer look at the film’s story and features a preview of the new main characters. The film titled “, Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King,” will premiere in theaters in Japan on December 16.  


Fourth Yo-Kai Watch Film Details Revealed

The official Yo-Kai Watch film website has updated with new details about the upcoming fourth theatrical film for the franchise. The fourth film will be titled “, Yo-Kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni-King (Oni-ō no Fukkatsu),”  and will premiere in theaters in Japan on December 16. The film’s story will take place 30 years after the setting featured in the original anime series. Once there was a boy who was able to see Yo-Kai thanks to a mysterious watch.  As he grew older, he no longer was able to see the Yo-Kai so his watch wasRead More


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Morrie & Red Introduction Videos Streamed

Earlier today Nintendo posted two new introduction videos for Morrie and Red who will be featured in the upcoming Nintendo 3DS port of the Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King game.   The videos feature some new battle footage of both characters. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King will be released on January 20, 2017 in North America.


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Heading to the West

The official Nintendo Youtube channel has recently updated with a new trailer for Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King,  The trailer previews some of the new English voice recordings and reveals that the game will be heading to the West on January 20, 2017.  Uncover the story of the Cursed King as you save the world from a twisted magician in this genre-defining role-playing game. Across the vast world you’ll wage turn-based battles against more than 250 monsters designed by artist Akira Toriyama. This updated classic also includes new dungeons, bosses, items,Read More


Time Boukan 24 Premiere Date Announced

The official website for the Tatsunoko Productions series titled “, Time Boukan 24,” has recently announced it will premiere on Yomiuri TV / Nihon TV and their affiliates on October 1 at 7:30 PM JST.   The series is apart of the 55th anniversary of the company and is the latest series in the Time Bokan franchise. The original series premiered in Japan in 1975 and lasted 61 episodes. The mecha and character designs of the original series was helm by Level-5 who is well known for developing the Yo-Kai Watch and the Professor Layton franchise.  Akihiro Hino, president of Level-5, will be in charge as the creative producer for the new series. TimeRead More