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Viz Media Announces Sailor Moon Stars Dub Cast

Viz Media has announced some of the cast members for the English dub cast for Sailor Moon Stars. For those who are not aware, Sailor Moon Stars was the fifth and final season of the original Sailor Moon anime series. The season premiered in Japan in March 1996 under the name “Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon Sailor Stars.” The first volume of the series will be released on June 18, 2019 and will mark the first home release of the series in North America. The revealed cast includes: Stephanie Sheh: Chibi-Chibi Melissa Hutchison: Sailor Star Fighter Erika Harlacher: SailorRead More


Tomoaki Maeno Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Tomoaki Maeno will be joining the cast for the series as Konro Sagamiya. Konro is the company commander for Company 7. His battalion commander is Benimaru Shinmon. 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: Leonard Burns Tomokazu Seki: Rekka Hoshimiya Kazuyuki Okitsu: Karim Fulham Satoshi Hino: Foien Li Katsuyuki Konishi: Takeru Noto Lynn: Princess Hibana Mamoru Miyano: Benimaru ShinmonRead More


Mamoru Miyano Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Mamoru Miyano will be joining the anime cast as Benimaru Shinmon. Benimaru is a second/ third generation pyrokinetic and is the battalion commander of Company 7. Benimaru is also known not to follow the company’s rules and solely focuses on Asakusa. 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: Leonard Burns Tomokazu Seki: Rekka Hoshimiya Kazuyuki Okitsu: KarimRead More


Vegeta (Super Saiyan God) Joins Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Roster

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Twitter page with the announcement that Vegeta (Super Saiyan God) will be joining the roster of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. He will be joining the roster as a part of Ultra Pack 1, which is set to launch this June. Additionally, Bandai Namco also announced that a free update for the game will be released in the near future. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 was released for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One in North America on October 25, 2016 and it was later released in Europe on OctoberRead More


Cardfight!! Vanguard: High School Arc Cont. Promo Streamed

Bushiroad has recently streamed a livestream presentation where they revealed a preview for Cardfight!! Vanguard: High School Arc Cont., which is the next upcoming season of the anime series. The preview also features the opening theme song for the series titled, “Invincible Fighter,” which is performed by RAISE A SULLEN. The band will also be performing the ending theme song titled, “Takin’ My Heart.” Cardfight!! Vanguard: High School Arc Cont. will premiere on TV Tokyo and its affiliates on May 11. New episodes of the series will air on Saturdays at 8 AM JST. The season will alsoRead More


Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier SDBD Release Date Announced

Discotek Media has updated their official Facebook page with the release details for the SDBD release of Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier. For those who are not aware, Discotek announced that they would be releasing the series on SDBD at Otakon 2017. the series will be released on SDBD on July 25, 2019. Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Solider is an anime series that premiered in Japan in 2001 and also aired on Toonami in 2003.  The series was a retelling of the original 1964 Cyborg 009 manga series. The series will retail for $69.95 although it is currentlyRead More


Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution Trailer #3 Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updates with a new trailer for Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution. The recent trailer features a closer look at the film’s setting and showcases another look at the characters. The trailer also takes a look at Mewtwo’s armored form, which looks quite different compared to his original design. Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution will be released in Japanese theaters on July 12, 2019. After seeing this trailer it actually makes me believe this film might be pretty lame. The human character animationRead More


Third Season for Seven Deadly Sins Anime Announced

Studio DEEN announced that they will be producing a new season for The Seven Deadly Sins anime titled, “The Seven Deadly Sin: Wrath of the Gods (Nanatsu no Taizai: Kamigami no Gekirin).” The third season is set to premiere this Fall and will apparently be leading to the story’s “climax.” The staff for the third season includes: Susumu Nishizawa: Director Rintarou Ikeda: Series Composition Rie Nishino: “Animation Character Setting” Hiroyuki Sawano, Kohta Yamamoto, Takafumi Wada: Composers Studio DEEN: Production (Originally A-1 Pictures) The returning cast members include: Yuuki Kaki: Meliodas Sora Amamiya: ElizabethRead More


Lynn Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Lynn will be joining the anime cast as Princess Hibana. Princess Hibana is the battalion commander of Company 5 and she has the personality of an arrogant queen. 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: Leonard Burns Tomokazu Seki: Rekka Hoshimiya Kazuyuki Okitsu: Karim Fulham Satoshi Hino: Foien Li Katsuyuki Konishi: Takeru Noto Lynn: Princess Hibana As reported earlier,Read More


Dragon Ball Z 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition New Details Revealed

Funimation Entertainment has updated their Dragon Ball Z 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition campaign page with some new details. For those who are not aware, Funimation Entertainment announced the campaign last month. Although it was initially stated that the campaign will need 2500 backers, it has now been revealed that the company will need at least 3000 backers to get the project going. The series will be released across 37 blu-ray discs and will retail for $349.99. Funimation Entertainment also provided an official video for the release. The set will include: CELEBRATERead More


Dragon Quest Your Story 3DCG Film Trailer Streamed

Toho has recently updated their official Youtube channel with the first trailer for Dragon Quest Your Story. For those who not aware, film is an upcoming 3DCG anime film based on the Dragon Quest game franchise. The film’s story will be taken elements from Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride, which was released exclusively for the Super Famicom in 1992. Updated remakes were made for the game, which included a Japanese exclusive PS2 remake along with a DS remake that was released worldwide. The staff includes: Takashi Yamazaki: Chief Director/ Script WriterRead More


Katsuyuki Konishi Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Katsuyuki Konishi is joining the cast of the anime series as Takeru Noto. Takeru is third generation pyrokentic and a new member of Company 2. While he is known as the “Juggernaut,” he is actually afraid of fire.  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: Leonard Burns Tomokazu Seki: Rekka Hoshimiya Kazuyuki Okitsu: Karim Fulham Satoshi Hino: Foien Li KatsuyukiRead More


Gundam Build Divers Now Available on FunimationNow

Funimation has updated their official FunimationNow service with the full Gundam Build Divers anime series. The series is currently available to FunimationNow subscribers in both English dub and English subtitled formats. For those who are not aware, the series premiered in Japan in April 2018. The series was also simulcast on both Crunchyroll and Gundam.info. Gundam.info provided a description for the series: Gunpla Battle Nexus Online (GBN) is a new network game that lets people enjoy a variety of missions using Gunpla in a virtual cyberspace dimension. Middle-school students Riku Mikami and Yukio HidakaRead More


Ultraman Anime Clip & Motion Capture Videos Streamed

Netflix Japan updated their official Youtube channel with a new clip for the Ultraman anime series. The latest clip shows Shinjiro discovering the power of the Specium Ray. Tsuburaya Production also updated with a video showcasing the motion capture used to create some of the scenes in the series. 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 must donRead More


Satoshi Hino Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with an announcement that Satoshi Hino will be joining the cast as Foien Li. Foien is a priest who works as one of the company commanders of Company 1. Foein is known to have a kind heart and dislikes conflicts. He also is considered a gentleman and has a polite speech patterns. 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: Leonard Burns Tomokazu Seki:Read More