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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


Funimation and Crunchyroll Exit Co-licensing Partnership

Variety has reported that Funimation will soon be ending their agreement with Crunchyroll after a two year pact. The decision for not renewing the 2016 agreement with Crunchyroll is the decision of Sony Pictures Television, who bought Funimation last year. Also under this deal, Funimation will end their partnership with the VRV service. Sony is striving to make the company “a global sub[titled] and dub anime brand,” which is confirmed by Gen Fukunaga (Funimation’s president and CEO).  Fukunaga has stated that the deal will “ended amicably this month.” Starting on November 9, FunimationNow subscribersRead More


Cast Members Announced for Bakugan Battle Planet

According to the Vanderwerff Talent agency, two cast members were revealed for the upcoming Bakugan Battle Planet series. It has been revealed that Jonah Wineberg will be voicing Dan and Ticoon Kim will be voicing Shun. Along with those two reveals, Deven Mack revealed he will be playing Wynton Styles, who is a new character that will be introduced in the new series. Congrats to VT's Jonah Wineberg and @ticoonkim on landing the voice roles of Dan and Shun on the Bakugan series reboot! pic.twitter.com/SqDneF7ehj — Vanderwerff Talent (@VanderwerffTO) October 10, 2018 I'll be voicing Wynton Styles when #Bakugan returns to Cartoon Network andRead More


Studio Trigger & XFlag’s Promare Anime Trailer Streamed

Recently the TOHO Animation Youtube channel has updated with a trailer for Studio Trigger and XFlag’s collaboration project, Promare. The trailer reveals that their project will be a film project, and will receive a theatrical release in Japan in 2019.  The official website for the project also revealed an official visual as well as a reveal of the staff.  According to ANN, the tagline for the visual translates as “The world ablaze.” The staff includes: Studio Trigger, Kazuki Nakashima: Original Work Hiroyuji Imaishi: Director Kazuki Nakashima: Script Writer Shigeto Koyama: Character/Mechanical Designer Sushio: Animation Tomotaka Kubo: Art Director Saishi Ichiko:Read More


Akeno Watanabe Joins Golden Kamuy Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Akeno Watanabe will be joining the cast of the anime series. Watanabe will be playing the character Cikapasi.  As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness ofRead More


Bakugan Franchise Relaunches with Bakugan Battle Planet

Last year it was announced that the Bakugan franchise would be rebooted, however outside of the initial announcement not much information regarding the project was revealed that the time. Recently it has been revealed that Spin Master will be collaborating with TMS Entertainment and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana subsidiary will be working on the reboot for the franchise. The new series will be titled, “Bakugan Battle Planet,” and will premiere this December on Cartoon Network in North America and on Teletoon in Canada. The series will also air on Cartoon Network in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America in 2019. The series will also launch in both Australia and NewRead More


NYCC 2018: Viz Media Announces Boruto Anime Home Video Release

Viz Media announced that they will be releasing the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations anime series on home video during the Shonen Jump panel at New York Comic Con 2018. The series will be released on home video in Spring 2019. For those who are not aware, the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations is based on the spin-off manga series that features Naruto’s son, Boruto. The series originally premiered in Japan in April 2017. Viz Media is simulcasting the series on Hulu and is also available on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series premiered on Toonami on September 29. No other detailsRead More


NYCC 2018: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Movie Trailer #2 Streamed

IGN recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Dragon Ball Super: Broly, which was first shown at New York Comic Con 2018. The latest trailer features a closer look at the premise of the film and another preview of the English dub cast. The trailer also revealed that Goku’s mother, Gine, will be making her animated debut. Gine was first featured in Dragon Ball Minus: The Departure of the Fated Child, which was a special manga created by Akira Toriyama. For those who are not aware, the film is the 20th overall film inRead More


NYCC 2018: SSSS.Gridman English Dub Trailer Streamed

Funimation Entertainment has updated their official Twitter page with the English dub trailer for SSSS.Gridman. The latest trailer features a look at the premise of the series as well as taking a look at the English cast for the anime. A new trailer for SSSS.GRIDMAN? Sign us up. #FunNYCC pic.twitter.com/UtslZEPfMD — Funimation (@FUNimation) October 4, 2018 Funimation also revealed the English dub cast for the series, which includes: Brandon McInnis: Yuta Robert McCollum: Gridman Jill Harris: Rikka Greg Ayres: Utsumi Lindsay Seidel: Akane Barry Yandell: Alexis The series will premiere in Japan on OctoberRead More


Beyblade Burst Turbo Premiere Date Announced

The TV Passport website has updated with the premiere details for Beyblade Burst Turbo. For those who are not aware, Beyblade Burst Turbo is the English dub name for Beyblade Burst Chōzetsu. The series will premiere on Teletoon on October 7 and the first episode for the season is titled, “Time to go Turbo.” Beyblade Burst Chōzetsu is the third “season” of the Beyblade Burst anime series and is currently airing in Japan. The series premiered on April 2. d-rights provided a description for the series. Aiger Akabane is a wild child, who grew up surrounded by nature. Inspired by a chance Bey battleRead More


Funimation Reveals Streaming Premiere Dates for Final Fairy Tail Season

Funimation revealed the streaming premiere dates for both the Subbed and English dub versions of final season for Fairy Tail. The subtitled version of the season will be available on October 6 at 5 P.M. CT and the English dub will be available on October 29 at 3 P.M. CT.  Oh, did we mention that Fairy Tail will be available in both Sub and Dub on FunimationNow? ✨ Catch the Sub on 10/6 @ 5 p.m. CT and the Dub on 10/29 @ 3 p.m. CT! pic.twitter.com/SaceSUzgQm — Funimation (@FUNimation) October 1, 2018 Funimation provided a description for the series. WhenRead More


Golden Kamuy Season 2 Key Visual Revealed

The official Golden Kamuy website has updated with a new key visual for the upcoming season of the anime series.   The second season of the series will premiere on  Tokyo MX, Sapporo TV, Jidaigeki Senmon Channel, Yomiuri TV, and BS11 on October 8. The first episode will be streamed a day earlier on Fuji TV’s FOD service starting at 10:00 A.M. and will be available until 11:00 P.M. on October 8. Crunchyroll will similcast the second season and the English dub will be available on FunimationNow. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the earlyRead More


Digimon Adventure tri.: Future English Dub Trailer Streamed

Over the weekend, Shout! Factory posted an English dub trailer for Digimon Adventure tri: Future on their official Youtube channel. For those who are not aware, the film is the sixth and final film of the Digimon Adventure tri film series. The film first premiered in Japanese theaters on September 15, 2016 and was simulcast to Crunchyroll. The English dub for the film was released in North American theaters by Fathom Events on September 20. THE ADVENTURE CONCLUDES… In this climactic finale, the DigiDestined have suffered: Friends are lost, there is a new threat from a mysterious and newlyRead More


Official Images: Digivolving Spirits 08 BlackWarGreymon

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for Digivolving Spirits 08 BlackWarGreymon. For those who are not aware, the figure is based on the character that was introduced in Digimon Adventure 02; although international fans will recognize the series as the second season of Digimon: Digital Monsters. The figure itself is pretty much just a pallet swap of the Digivolving Spirits 01 WarGreymon, so those who already own that figure should be familiar with this figure’s design.   Pre-orders for the figure will open on September 21 at 4 P.M. JST and the item will be released in March 2019Read More


TGS 2018: One Piece World Seeker Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for One Piece World Seeker, which was first shown at Tokyo Game Show 2018. The latest trailer features another look at the setting of the game and showcases some of the locations. The trailer also features a look at Issac, the Warden, and Jeanne, who is the young leader of the “Anti-Navy” group. Meet Jeanne, leader of the Anti-Navy group, who must work with Luffy to over-throw Isaac, warden of the prison that casts its shadow over all of Jewel Island. One Piece World Seeker will be releasedRead More