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Aniplex USA Announces Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online English Dub Cast

Aniplex USA recently announced the English dub cast for the Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online anime series at Anime NYC 2018. The company also announced that the English dub will be available on Netflix as well as Hulu. Aniplex USA also confirmed that Alex Von David will be working as the head writer/ ADR director for the English dub. The English dub cast consists of: Reba Buhr: Llenn/Karen Kohiruimaki Allegra Clark: Pitohui/Elza Kanzaki Ray Chase: M/Goushi Asougi Faye Mata: Fukaziroh/Miyu Shinohara Cindy Robinson: Eva (Boss)/Saki Nitobe Rebecca Davis: Roza/Shiroi Noguchi Kira Buckland: Toma/Milana Sidorova Wendee Lee: Sophie/Kana Fujisawa MorganRead More


Fire Force Manga Series Gets Anime Adaptation

It has recently been announced that anime adaptation of the Fire Force manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation., which will be produced by David Production. For those who are not aware, the series is based on a manga series that was created by Atsushi Ohkubo. Kodansha launched the series in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2015. Currently the manga chapters have been collected into fourteen tankōbon volumes as of August 2018. Kodansha USA is the publisher of the manga series in North America and the first volume was released in 2016. Kodansha provided a description forRead More


Dragon Ball Super: Broly Film Trailer #3 Streamed

IGN has recently updated their official Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Dragon Ball: Super Broly. The latest trailer features a closer look at the battle between the Saiyans as well as a preview of the film’s theme song titled, “Blizzard,” which is performed by Daichi Miura.  Funimation has released a new subtitled trailer for Dragon Ball Super: Broly. The new trailer offers our first look at Vegeta going Super Saiyan God and gives our best look yet at Goku and Vegeta’s fight against Broly. The 20th Dragon Ball movie hits theaters inRead More


Inasa Yoarashi Joins My Hero One’s Justice Game as DLC Character

The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that Inasa Yorashi will be joining the My Hero One’s Justice video game through DLC. The upcoming DLC, which will be released on November 14, will also feature additional missions. For those who are not aware the game’s roster includes: Izuku Midoriya Katsuki Bakugō All Might Tomura Shigaraki Ochaco Uraraka Tenya Iida Shōto Todoroki Momo Yaoyorozu Denki Kaminari Tsuyu Asui Stain Shōta Aizawa Fumikage Tokoyami Kyōka Jirō Eijirō Kirishima Himiko Toga Dabi Gran Torino Muscular All For One Endeavor (Pre-order DLC Character) My Hero’s OneRead More


More Cast Members Announced for Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime

The Animax website has updated with a listing for the Saintia Shō anime series, which reveals some new cast members for the upcoming series. The new cast members include: Ayana Taketatsu: Erda Suzuko Mimori: Xiaoling Yukiko Morishita: Katya The new cast members will join the previously revealed cast, which consists of: Aina Suzuki: Shōko M.A.O: Kyōko Inori Minase: Saori Megumi Nakajima: Mii In addition, the site revealed that the series will also premiere on the SkyPer! Anime Set channel on Japan’s Amazon Prime Video service on December 10 at 7 PM JST. The series will later premiere on Animax on December 24 and on the dAnimax channel onRead More


Bin Shimada Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Bin Shimada will be joining the anime cast as Lieutenant General Narizō Arisaka. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Volume 10 Chapter 94 of the manga series. Arisaka debuted in the fourth episode of the second season of the anime series, which recently aired in Japan. 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 descriptionRead More


Takaya Hashi Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Takaya Hashi will be joining the cast of the anime series. He will be voicing Shirosuke Inudō, who is the warden of Abashiri Prison. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Chapter 86, which was featured in the ninth volume of the manga series. 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. InRead More


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


Daichi Miura to Perform Dragon Ball Super: Broly Film’s Theme Song

The official Dragon Ball Super: Broly film website has updated with the announcement that Daichi Miura will be performing the theme song for the film titled, “Blizzard.” The theme song will debut in the film during the battle where Goku and Vegeta fight Broly in a “world of ice.” The song will be available as a single, which will be released on December 19. Tokusatsu fans will recognize Daichi as the song performer of “Excite,” which is the opening theme song for Kamen Rider Ex-Aid. The film will premiere at the Nippon Budokan on November 14 and will be released in Japanese theatersRead More


Legendary Pictures to Produce My Hero Academia Live-Action Film

Several news outlets have announced that a live-action film adaptation of the My Hero Academia franchise is in the works at Legendary Pictures. The project will be overseen by Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter for Legendary Pictures. Whereas, Ryosuke Yoritomi will oversee the project for Shueisha, who is the publisher of the manga. In addition, the film will be distributed by Toho in Japan.   The Hollywood Reporter provided a description for the project. Legendary is producing a feature film based on the property, which takes place in a world where 80 percent of people have developed powers, known as quirks. One boy, who has noRead More


Pokémon the Movie: The Power of US Full Trailer Streamed

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new English dub trailer for Pokémon the Movie: The Power of US. For those who are not aware, the film is 21st film in the franchise. Earlier this July, it was announced that the film will be released in North American theaters presented by Fathom Events on November 24, 26, 28, and December 1.  The film was initially released in Japanese theaters under the name Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story on July 13. For a group of strangers, fortunes can change like the wind! Stop what you’re doing,Read 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


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