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Kazuyuki Okitsu Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Kazuyuki Okitsu is joining the anime cast as Karim Fulham. Karim is a priest who is also the company commander of Company 1. He is described as someone who has a strange ton of voice and is a second generation pyrokinetic. He also is known for having the “Thermoacoustic Refrigeration” ability.  The cast now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Aoi Yūki: Kotatsu Tamaki Taiten Kusunoki: LeonardRead More


Ultraman Anime Clip Streamed

Over the weekend, Netflix Japan updated their official Youtube channel with a new clip for the upcoming Ultraman anime. The clip features a look at Shinjiro’s transformation into Ultraman. The trailer also features a short look at the battle between Ultraman and Bemular. The Ultraman anime will premiere worldwide on Netflix on April 1.  Netflix provided a description for the anime. Ultraman’s next generation is here and its larger than life! Years ago, the famous giant of light Ultraman worked to protect peace on Earth. Now, a new champion arises: Shinjiro Hayata, a high-school student who mustRead More


Beyblade Burst GT Anime Details Revealed

The official Beyblade Burst GT (Gatchi) website has updated with new details for the upcoming net anime. First the website revealed the staff for the series. The staff includes: Katsuhito Akiyama: Chief Director Kentaro Yamaguchi: Director Hideki Sonoda: Series Scripts Toshiaki Ōhashi: Character Designer D-Rights: Production Next the website revealed that Kei Iwasaki will be performing the anime’s theme song titled, “Gatti’n’Roll!!” Thirdly, several cast members were revealed, which include: Megumi Han: Drum Kōryū Atsushi Abe: Amane Kusaba Natsuki Hanae: Fumiya Kanemichi Kensho Ono: Delta Akane Marina Inoue: Valt Aoi The series will premiere onRead More


More Bakugan: Battle Planet Japanese Dub Cast Members Revealed

The official Japanese Bakugan: Battle Planet website has updated with the announcement of more cast members for the Japanese dub for the series. The newly announced cast members include: Jun Fukushima: Wynton Styles Chinatsu Akasaki: Lia Vinegas Yumi Uchiyama: Shun Kazami Aki Kanada: Lightning Shun Horie: Trox Kaori Nazuka: Pegatrix Aoi Ichikawa: Hydorous Daichi Kanbara: Howlkor Shōhei Kajikawa: Magnus As reported earlier it was revealed that Dan Kouzo will be voiced by Rie Takahashi and Shunsuke Takeuchi will be voicing Drago/ Dragonoid.  Spin Master provided a description for the series. When Bakugan began emerging from theRead More


Tomokazu Seki Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Tomokazu Seki will be joining the cast of the anime as Rekka Hoshimiya. Rekka is a priest who works as a lieutenant of Company 1. He is known to a third generation pyrokinetic with the ability summon fire from his fists. Rekka also has a strong will of justice. As reported earlier, the series will be streamed on FunimationNow. The now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi:Read More


Netflix’s Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya Japanese Cast Revealed

The official Zodiac: Saint Seiya anime website recently updated with the Japanese voice cast for the upcoming series. For those who are not aware, the series is a remake of the original Saint Seiya anime series. The series will cover the “Galaxy War Arc”  and will continue up the “Silver Saint Arc.”  Each episode will run for 30 minutes and the series will consist of 12 episodes. The confirmed cast members include: Masakazu Morita: Pegasus Seiya Takahiro Sakurai: Dragon Shiryū Hiroaki Miura: Cygnus Hyōga Satomi Satou: Andromeda Shun Katsuyuki Konishi: Pheonix Ikki Fumiko Orikasa: SaoriRead More


Attack on Titan Season 3 Part 2 Visual Revealed

Over the weekend, the official Attack on Titan website updated with a new visual for the upcoming second part of the third season of the anime series. The second part of the third season will premiere on April 28 at 12:10 A.M. JST on NHK General. The second part of the third season will consist of 10 episodes. The second part of the third season will be available for streaming on FunimationNow this Spring. The first part of the third season premiered in Japan in July 2018.  Returning staff include: Tetsuro Araki: Chief Director Masashi Koizuka: Director YasukoRead More


Brian K. Vaughan To Pen ‘Gundam’ Live-Action Adaptation

Deadline has reported that Brian K. Vaughan is set to write the screenplay for the live-action Gundam film adaptation. Vaughan is best known for his works on several comic projects such as Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, and Runaways, just to name a few. He will also be serving as an executive producer on the film. For those who are not aware, the live-action Gundam film adaptation was first announced at Anime Expo 2018. The project will be produced by Sunrise with the help of Legendary Pictures.  No other details are confirmed about the project at this time soRead More


One-Punch Man Season 2 Special Visual Revealed

The official One Punch Man anime website has updated with a new visual for the upcoming season two special. The special will premiere on April 2 on TV Osaka, and TV Aichi. The official website also revealed that Makoto Furukawa, the voice actor for Saitama, will be performing the ending theme song for the second season titled, “Even Without a Map, I’ll Return (Chizu ga Nakutemo Modoru kara).” The returning voice cast includes: Makoto Furukawa: Saitama Kaito Ishikawa: Genos Yuuki Kaji: Onsoku no Sonic (Speed-o’-Sound Sonic) Aoi Yūki: Senritsu no Tatsumaki (Terrible Tornado) Kazuhiro Yamaji: SilverfangRead More


Ultraman Anime Trailer #2 Streamed

Netflix has recently released a new trailer for the upcoming Netflix original Ultraman anime series. The latest trailer features another look at the story and showcases several of the characters. Some of the highlights include some scenes featuring Bemular and takes a look at some of the human cast. The Ultraman anime will premiere on Netflix worldwide on April 1. Ultraman’s next generation is here and its larger than life! Years ago, the famous giant of light Ultraman worked to protect peace on Earth. Now, a new champion arises: Shinjiro Hayata, aRead More


Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Nintendo Switch Version Heading West

Bandai Namco Entertainment America and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe have confirmed that they will be releasing the Nintendo Switch version of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. The game will first launch in Japan on April 25, 2019. The game will be released worldwide on May 24 and will be exclusively released digitally. The Nintendo Switch release will be the Deluxe Edition of the game, which will include all the DLC. Nintendo provided an official description of the game along with a trailer earlier this January. SWORD ART ONLINE: Hollow Realization – Deluxe Edition will be coming toRead More


Dragon Ball Z 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Campaign Announced

Funimation Entertainment has announced that they are holding a special campaign for a new potential 30th anniversary blu-ray release of Dragon Ball Z. According to Funimation they will need at least 2,500 supporters in order for the release to happen. Funimation also provided some details for the release. SOMETHING LEGENDARY IS COMING… It’s been 30 years of Dragon Ball Z and we want to celebrate in the most perfect way—with you! With your help, we’re going to make a collector’s edition worthy of a series this big, happen. Here’s a look at what youRead More


Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution Trailer #2 Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution. For those who are not aware, the film is a remake of Pokémon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back or simply Pokémon: The First Movie as it is known internationally. The film is also the 22nd overall film in the Pokémon franchise. The latest trailer features a look at some of the various scenes in the film, which should look familiar to those who watched the original film. Some of the highlights include a look at the human cast ofRead More


Bakugan: Battle Planet Japanese Dub Details Revealed

The official Japanese Bakugan: Battle Planet website has updated with new details for the Japanese dub for the series. For those who are not aware, the series is a reboot of the Bakugan Battle Brawlers franchise. The series debuted on Cartoon Network and Canada in December 2018. It was also reported that the series would also air in other countries sometime in 2019. The official website revealed an official poster for the upcoming Japanese dub of the series. The confirmed voice actors so far include: Rie Takahashi: Dan Kouzo Shunsuke Takeuchi: Drago/ Dragonoid SpinRead More


Aoi Yūki Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Aoi Yūki is joining the cast of the anime series as Kotatsu Tamaki. Tamaki is a second rookie Second Class Fire Soldier who is assigned to Company 1. Aoi is known to have a “Lucky Lecher Lure,” which has unfortunate lead to issues. As reported earlier, the series will be streamed on FunimationNow. The now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Aoi Yūki:Read More