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Funimation Announces Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season Two Home Video Release Details

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


Golden Kamuy OVA Release Announced

The recent issue of the Young Jump magazine has revealed that the 15th compiled volume of Satoru Noda’s Golden Kamuy manga will also include an OVA disc for the anime series.  The OVA will feature events from the Barato arc, which showcases the struggle between Ogata Hyankunosuke and Hijikata Toshizō.  The manga along with the disc will be released in Japan on September 19. The volume will feature a manga “mini episode” titled, Bizzare! The Mysterious Giant Island (Kaiki! Nazo no Kyodaijima”).”   Viz Media provided a description for the manga series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran SaichiRead More


Viz Media Licenses One Punch Man Season Two

Viz Media has recently announced they have licensed the second season for the One Punch Man anime series. Under this license, the company will be holding the main rights for”…digital streaming, TV broadcast, electronic sell-through, home media, and merchandising rights for North America, Latin America and Oceania.”   Announcement: Saitama’s back! VIZ is set to bring One-Punch Man Season 2 to fans. We’re not pulling any punches! pic.twitter.com/dlrdqq6wvK — VIZ (@VIZMedia) May 16, 2018 The second season’s staff includes: Chikara Sakurai (Replacing Shingo Natsume): Director Yoshikazu Iwanami (Replacing Shoji Hata): Sound Director Chikashi Kubota:Read More


Future Card Buddyfight Ace Anime Details Revealed

Recently new details about the upcoming Future Card Buddyfight Ace (Future Card Shin Buddyfight) anime series was revealed during a presentation that was held at the Akihabara UDX Theater in Tokyo. First, a new promotional video was revealed and was also posted to official Japanese Future Card Buddyfight Youtube channel. The promotional video features the anime’s theme song titled, “Saa Ikō!,” which will be performed by the band, Poppin’ Party.  The anime’s ending theme song is titled, “Buddy☆Funny Days,” and will be performed by Takumi Mano, Shūta Morishima, and Daiki Kobayashi as their respective characters in the series.   The confirmed cast consists of: TakumiRead More


Digimon Adventure tri.: Coexistence Home Video Release Details and English Dub Clips Revealed

Shout Factory! has recently updated their official Youtube channel with English dub clips for Digimon Adventure tri.: Coexistence. For those who haven’t watched the original Japanese version of Digimon Adventure tri. Coexistence, so viewers should expect some minor spoilers within these clips. Both the Blu-ray/DVD release for Digimon Adventure tri. Coexistence are currently up for pre-order on Shout Factory!’s official website priced at $24.97 and $11.98, respectively. Customers who pre-order the Blu-ray on Shout Factory!’s website will also receive a 18″ X 24″ rolled lithograph featuring exclusive artwork as well as receiving the film two weeks prior to theRead More


New Gundam Breaker Playstation 4 Bundle Revealed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has recently sent out newsletters that they will be releasing a New Gundam Breaker Playstation 4 Bundle exclusively on their web store. The bundle will be released on June 22 and will retail for $89.95.  The bundle will include a translucent HG 1/144 Gundam Age II Magnum, which is a variant based on one of the models seen in the Gundam Build Divers anime series. Bandai Namco Entertainment America provided official release details for the bundle.   BREAK…BUILD…BATTLE! Break, build and battle with the Gunpla you’ve always wanted in NEW GUNDAM BREAKER! Blast through enemy Gunplas and collectRead More


Global Road & Akiva Goldsman Join Live-Action Tiger & Bunny Hollywood Film Production Cast

Bandai Namco Pictures has announced that Lynn Harris (Global Road Entertainment’s President of Worldwide Production) and Akiva Goldsman (Weed Road Pictures) have joined the production team of the live-action adaptation of the Tiger & Bunny anime series. Ellen Shanman will be working as the screenplay writer for the film while Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins (Imagine Entertainment), and Masayuki Ozaki (Bandai Namco Pictures) will be serving as the producers on the project. Viz Media provided a description for the manga series. Superpowered humans known as NEXT appeared in the world 45 years ago. Some of them fight crime in the cityRead More


New Cardfight!! Vanguard Anime Series Dub Premiere Date Announced

Bushiroad has recently revealed the premiere details for English Dub for the new Cardfight!! Vanguard anime series. The English Dub for the series will premiere on the official Cardfight!! Vanguard Youtube channel on May 25 at 9:30 P.M. EDT. New episodes will premiere every Friday. As reported earlier this March, the series will premiere on Toyko MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and BS11 on May 5. The series will later on TV Aichi on May 6 and on tvk on May 9.   The new CardfightI!! Vanguard series will also be released on Crunchyroll. Bushiroad provided a synopsis for the new series. The new animation series is an adaptation of theRead More


Funimation Announces Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Concepts Campaign

Funimation Entertainment has announced details for a special campaign for the Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition.  Funimation Entertainment provided a promotional video for the campaign on their official Facebook page. The promotional video is narrated by Beau Billingslea aka Jet Black. Fans will be able to chose between three different tiers that will include different bonuses depending on which version are backed. Each tier will need a minimum of 1000 backers and the campaign will last until May 31. The fully backed versions of the Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition will ship this November. The versions include: THERead More


New Yu Yu Hakusho OVA Details Revealed

The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed some new details about the upcoming OVA for the Yu Yu Hakusho anime series. The OVA will be an adaption of the “Two Shot” bonus chapter that was featured in the seventh volume of the manga. The OVA will also feature the events of the “All or Nothing,” chapter of the manga. The “Two Shot” chapter features the story of how Kurama and Hiei first met. The “All or Nothing” chapter features the main characters working together to stop a hostage crisis within the spirit world. The OVA will feature the returnRead More


Dances with the Dragons Anime English Dub Cast Revealed

The first episode of the Dances with the Dragons anime series premiered on the FunimationNow service on Saturday, which revealed the English dub cast of the show. The cast includes: Garret Storms: Gayus Levina Soleil Josh Bangle: Gigina Jardi Doruk Meleios Ashley-Bufh Megan Shipman: Jivenya Lorezzo Janelle Lutz: Nidvork Garrett Schenck: Mouldeen Oujes Gunei Natalie Hoover: Curaçao Opte Kouga Kyle Igneczi: Horton Brandon McInnis: Helodel Jeremy Inman: Rolca Klem Bagfotte Jad Saxton: Jokanne Rachael Messer: Xenobia Ilm Jeska Madeleine Morris: Arzel Sonny Strait: Sazaran The English production team consists of:Read More


New Cast Members Announced For Fist of the Blue Sky Regenesis Anime Series

Over the weekend, the official Fist of the Sky Regenesis twitter page updated with the announcement of new cast members for the anime series. The new cast members include: Junya Enoki: Ramon Kasumi Bin Shimada Kouzou Douzaka Yu Kobayashi Comic Zenon also provided a trailer for the series, which features a preview of the new characters. The series premiered on Amazon Prime Video in Japan on April 2, and later premiered on Japanese TV on April 9. The series is also be simulcasted on Crunchyroll.  The series is set to run for 24 episodes. For those who areRead More


More Mobile Suits Revealed for NEW Gundam Breaker

Today, the official Bandai Namco Facebook page revealed more playable Mobile Suits for NEW Gundam Breaker. The new suits include: Gundam Avalanche Exia Dash (Gundam 00V) Nightingale (Beltorchika’s Children) Atlas Gundam (Thunderbolt) Star Burning Gundam (GM’s Counterattack) Parts from these Suits will be available for the players to use in game to customize their own Mobile Suit. NEW Gundam Breaker releases for the Playstation 4 and Steam on June 22, 2018 in North America  


Future Card Buddyfight X: All-Star Fight Anime Dub Premiere Date Announced

The official Future Card Buddyfight anime Facebook page that the English dub of the Future Card Buddyfight X: All-Star Fight anime series will premiere on May 5.  As reported earlier, the series originally premiered in Japan on April 7 and is currently available on the official Future Card Buddyfight Youtube channel with English subtitles. The series also available on Crunchyroll with English subtitles as well. A new sequel series titled, Future Card Buddyfight Ace will premiere in Japan on June 2.  The series will feature a new main character named Yuga Mikado, the son of Gao. His main Buddy is Gargantua Dragon also known as Garga.  


Gundam NT – New UC Gundam Project Announced

Early this morning Sunrise held a conference at Gundam Base Tokyo that featured details on the next Gundam project. The presentation revealed that the next Gundam project will take place during the Universal Century, and after Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn. The new project is a film titled, “Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative (Gundam NT),” and will be set in U.C. 0097. The film is set release in Japanese theaters this November. The project is stated to be featured in various media, which include but not limited to Video Games, toys, and more.   Gundam.info updated with an official trailer for the project. The tagline for theRead More