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Attack on Titan Season 3 Toonami Premiere Date Announced

The official Toonami Facebook page has updated with the announcement that the third season of Attack on Titan will premiere on the block on August 18.  As reported previously, the world premiere for the season was screened by Funimation Entertainment in North America and Canadian theaters earlier this month. The season will later premiere in Japan on July 22. For those who haven’t been following the anime, the second season of the series finished its run on the block last July. For those who aren’t familiar with the anime, Funimation provided a short description for theRead More


Funimation to Release Dragon Ball Super: Broly in North American & Canadian Theaters

IGN has reported that Funimation Films will be releasing the Dragon Ball Super: Broly film in North America and Canada. For those who are unaware, the film was announced earlier this week and will be the 20th film overall for the franchise. The film is set to premiere in Japan on December 14th, 2018 and the international release will be in January 2019.  IGN also revealed an official intentional poster for the film.   The film is stated to feature the origins of the Saiyans and Frieza with the film taking place shortly after the Tournament of Power.   More detailsRead More


The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky Preview Streamed

The official website for The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky (Gekijōban Nanatsu no Taizai: Tenkū no Torawarebito) film has updated with a new preview.  The preview features several new characters who will be debuting in the film. The characters are consisted of new members of the Winged People Clan and the Six Knights of Black of the Demon Clan. pkjD provided a mirror for the trailer. The new characters include: Akio Ohtsuka: Zoria Reiko Suzuki: Banes Toshiyuki Morikawa: Bellion Yōko Hikasa: Gala Tooru Sakurai: Dahaka Masuo Amada: DerocchioRead More


Live-Action Bleach Film Encore Screening Announced

The Japan Society website has updated with the announcement that the live-action film adaptation for the Bleach franchise will be receiving an encore screening at the Japan Cuts: Festival of New Japanese Film. The film’s first screening is set for 7:45 P.M., which is currently sold out. The second screening will be set at 11:00 P.M. on the same day. The event will be co-presented by Anime NYC and Japan Cuts. Shinsuke Satō, the director the film, will be making an appearance in the first screening to introduce the event and will also participate in a Q&A. More details including ticketRead More


Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story Trailers Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with new trailers for Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story. The latest trailers feature a look at the main characters as well as the new Pokémon species, Zeraora. The film’s cast and staff for the film were revealed earlier this June.  The film will focus on Lugia and the new Legendary Pokémon named Zeraora. The film takes place during the annual Wind Festival at Frau City. The city is stated to be blessed by Lugia’s wind. The official website also updated with an official visual for the film. The visual is illustrated by Yoshitoshi Shinomiya. PokémonRead More


Overlord III Previews Streamed

The official Kadokawa Anime Youtube channel has updated with a new previews for Overlord III. For those who are unaware, Overlord III is the third season of the Overlord anime series. Another preview for the anime was revealed earlier in June. Overlord III will premiere on AT-X, Toyko MX, and MBS on July 10. The season will also debut on the AbemaTV streaming service on the same day. Overlord III will also debut on BS11 on July 11 and on TV Aichi on July 12.  The season will also be available on Crunchyroll with the original Japanese audio with English subtitles and the English dub will be available onRead More


Anime Expo 2018: Live-Action Gundam Film Announced

ANN has recently reported about their coverage at the Sunrise panel at Anime Expo 2018, which revealed that Yasuo Miyakawa, Sunrise’s president and CEO, has recently announced that a live-action adaptation of the Gundam franchise is in the works. The film will be produced by Sunrise with the help of Legendary Pictures.  According to the teaser trailer that was reveal at the panel it is stated that “co-production has begun” from both sides of the production. At this point in time the trailer has not been officially released outside of the panel, however hopefully a trailer for the film willRead More


Double Decker Anime Cast Members & Premiere Date Revealed

Earlier this March, it was revealed that a new upcoming project in the Tiger & Bunny franchise would be called Double Decker! Doug & Kirill!.  Today the official website revealed new cast members for the series and a release time frame. The new cast members include: Saori Hayami: Dina del Rio Chika Anzai: Katherine “K” Roshfall Yō Taichi: Maxine “Max” Silverstone Atsumi Tanezaki: Yuri Fujishiro As reported earlier the series is the first of the confirmed projects based on the Tiger & Bunny franchise. The series will focus on a “a two-man detective team,” that consists of Doug BillingamRead More


My Hero One’s Justice Video Game Western Release Date Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with an announcement trailer for the My Hero One’s Justice video game. For those who are unaware, the game is based on the My Hero Academia franchise.  The game will be released in Japan under the name My Hero Academia: One’s Justice on August 23 for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. My Hero One’s Justice will be released for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC in North America/ Europe on October 26. Those who pre-order the game will also receive Number #2 Hero Endeavor as a playableRead More


Ultraman Manga Anime Adaptation to Premiere on Netflix Worldwide

The 12th compiled volume of the Ultraman manga has revealed that the anime adaptation will be having a worldwide simultaneous release on Netflix in Spring 2019. The Ultraman anime adaptation will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki. The anime is being produced by Production I.G with the help of Sola Digital Arts. For those who are unaware, the Ultraman manga is written by Eiichi Shimizu and illustrated by Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The manga launched in the Monthly Hero magazine on November 1, 2011 and was later licensed by VIz Media internationally in 2015. Viz Media provided a descriptionRead More


Golden Kamuy OVA Cast Members Revealed

The official Golden Kamuy manga website has updated with the announcement of the cast members for the upcoming OVA. The new cast members include: Wataru Takagi: Umakishi Kusuda Nobuo Tobita: Tamotsu Hidoro U-ko Tachibana: Okami Yōji Ueda: Shinpei Hidoro As reported earlier, the OVA will be released in the 15 compiled volume of the Golden Kamuy manga, which will be released on September 19. The OVA will focus on the Barato Arc of the manga, which features the Ogata Hyakunosuke and Hijikata Toshizō. Also reported earlier, the manga will also include the “mini episode” titled, “Bizzare! The Mysterious GiantRead More


My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Film Character Designs Revealed

The official My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero) website has updated with new official character designs for the film. The new concept images feature a look at at All Might’s younger self as well as the party dress designs for the main characters. As reported earlier, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero) will have a world premiere screening this weekend at Anime Expo on July 5.  The film will later debut in Japanese theaters on August 3 and will also be released in both the U.S.Read More


OxT to Perform SSSS.Gridman Anime Opening Theme Song

The official SSSS.Gridman anime website has updated with the announcement that OxT (Masayoshi Ōishi and Tom-H@ck) will be performing the theme song to the anime titled, “UNION,” while the ending theme song to the series titled, “youthful beautiful,” will be performed by Maaya Uchida.  As revealed earlier this June, the world premiere of the series will be hosted at Anime Expo 2018, which will be held on July 5-8. More details about the event and about the SSSS. Gridman anime can be viewed at the official website listed below. No other details about the anime have been revealed at this time so stayRead More


Yo-Kai Watch Blasters Announcement Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with the North American release date announcement trailer for Yo-Kai Watch Blasters. For those who are unaware, the game is a spin-off title based on the mini-game that was introduced in Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters and Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls. The game was first released in Japan under the name Yo-kai Watch Busters on July 11, 2015 and were available in two versions. Yo-Kai Watch Blasters : Red Cat Corpsand Yo-Kai Watch Blasters : White Dog Squad will be released for the Nintendo 3DS on September 7.  Those who connect theRead More


Yo-Kai Watch Season 3 Premiere Date Announced

The official Yo-Kai Watch twitter page has updated with the announcement that the third season of the Yo-Kai Watch anime series will be premiering on Disney XD on July 2 at 5:40 P.M. ET/PT and new episodes will be airing on Fridays.  The final episode of the second season of the English Dub premiered on June 3, 2017 so it has been some time since new episodes of the series have aired. For those who are not familiar with the original Japanese version of the anime, the previously aired second season of the English Dub was originally the second half ofRead More