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Battle Spirits Three Episode Anime Announced

The official Battle Spirits website has updated with the announcement that the franchise will be receiving a new three episode anime series. The series will be released in 2019 and will serve as a sequel to both Battle Spirits: Shōnen Gekiha Dan and Battle Spirits: Brave. The series will be directed by Masaki Watanabe, which will be produced by Bandai Namco Pictures. Atsuhiro Tomioka will be returning to work on the scripts for the project. According to ANN the tagline for the series is “What happened next in the future Dan protected was…” No other details are confirmed at this time soRead 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

Hollywood Tiger & Bunny Live-Action Writer Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that the writer for the American live-action adaptation of the Japanese anime series, Tiger & Bunny, has been announced.  It has been confirmed that  Ellen Shanman will be writing for the project.  The movie is being produced by the joint team of Imagine Entertainment, All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW), and Bandai Namco Pictures.  The main producers are Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Sandy Climan, and Masayuki Ozaki.   The project will be overseen by the president of Imagine Entertainment, Erica Higgins. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ellen Shanman is known for being the author of the novelRead More