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Leonardo Nam Joins DC Universe’s Swamp Thing Cast

Deadline has reported that Leonardo Nam will be joining the cast of the DC Universe Swamp Thing series. Nam will be portraying  Harlan Edwards, who will be a recurring role in the series. Deadline provided a short description of the series. Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, Swamp Thing follows Abby Arcane (Reed) as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe. NamRead More


Ludwig Göransson To Compose “The Mandalorian”’s Soundtrack

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that Ludwig Göransson is set to compose the score for The Mandaolorian. For those who are not aware, Göransson has worked on various popular soundtracks with some including Black Panther, Creed I, Creed II, Venom, and much more. Göransson recently had an interview with Starwars.com with his thoughts on his inclusion on the project. “Words fail to express how surreal and humbling it feels to be invited into the Star Wars universe,” Göransson said. “I am deeply grateful to Jon Favreau and Disney for this opportunity and to John WilliamsRead More


More Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime Cast Members Announced

Recently new cast members for the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime series were announced. The new cast members include: Masakazu Morita: Pegasus Seiya Keiichi Nanba: Pisces Aphrodite Yasuyuki Kase: Orion Rigel Kenji Nojima: Phonos Seven Seas Entertainment, who licensed the manga, provided an official description. In the wake of a space-wide civil war instigated by Saga–the Gemini Gold Saint–a new team of Saints comes together with the goal of protecting their goddess Athena. This first all-woman team of armored warriors, powered by the Zodiac, will use their cunning, strength, and compassion toRead More


Crunchyroll to Stream Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime

Crunchyroll has announced that they simulcast the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime series. The first episode will premiere on the service on December 10 and new episodes will be available every Monday.  The series will be available to Crunchyroll users in the following territories: “North America, Central America and South America including the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe, and MENA.” The anime, however will also be exclusive to Premium members in “France, Monaco, Andorra, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Belgium.” Crunchyroll provided an official description for the series. Saint Seiya Saintia Sho is set immediatelyRead More


More Golden Kamuy Season 2 Cast Members Announced

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with some new cast announcements for the anime series. The new cast members include: Yoshito Yasuhara: Head Jailer Kadokura Yoshitsugu Matsuoka: Super Private Usami Yū Mizushima: Anji Toni For those who are not aware, Kadokura and Usami debuted in the manga in Chapter 117 while Anji Toni debuted Chapter 119. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When heRead More


Reki Kawahara to Write Original Short Story for Sword Art Online: Alicization Home Video Release

The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with a summary of a brand new short story that will be released with the first Blu-ray/ DVD volume of the series. Franchise creator, Reki Kawahara, will be written the story titled, “Sword Art Online Distant Journey.” The official website provided the summary of the short story. In order to save their kidnapped childhood friend Alice, Kirito and Eugeo set out from Rulid Village for the capital, Centoria. As the entrance exam for the Imperial Sword Mastery Academy draws near, the pair stumble into theRead More


New Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime Details Revealed

The official Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime website has updated with new details for the upcoming series. First, the official website revealed a new visual for the series. Next, the website revealed some a cast member for the series. Rina Satou will be voicing Mayura, who is the Pavo (Peacock) Silver Saint. Mayura will be Shōko’s guide when she becomes a Saintia. Thirdly, the website revealed the staff for the series. The staff include: Masato Tamagawa: Director Ikuko Takahashi: Series Composition Toshihiko Sashashi: Music Composer Toei Animation: Production and Planning GONZO: ProductionRead More


Jon Cryer Cast as Lex Luthor in CW’s ‘Supergirl’

Vairety has reported that Jon Cryer has been cast as the role of Lex Luthor in CW’s Supergirl. For those who are not aware Lex Luthor was mentioned quite a bit on the show, however the character himself had not made an appearance up to this point. What is interesting is that Jon Cryer is no stranger to the DC universe as he portrayed Lenny Luthor who was the nephew of Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) in Superman IV: A Quest for Peace.  Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller, producers of Supergirl had this to say about his inclusion in the cast, “WeRead More


Will Patton Joins DC Universe’s SWAMP THING Cast

The official DC Universe website has updated with the announcement that Will Patton is joining the cast of Swamp Thing as General Avery Sunderland. For those who are unaware, the character first made an appearance in Swamp Thing Volume 2 Issue #6, which was released in October, 1982. The official DC Universe website also provided an official description of the character. “As its most prominent businessman, Avery Sunderland serves as the de facto patriarch of his Louisiana hometown, always giving back to the community. His benevolent veneer, however, masks a ruthless determination to harness the power of theRead More


More Cast Members Announced for Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime

The Animax website has updated with a listing for the Saintia Shō anime series, which reveals some new cast members for the upcoming series. The new cast members include: Ayana Taketatsu: Erda Suzuko Mimori: Xiaoling Yukiko Morishita: Katya The new cast members will join the previously revealed cast, which consists of: Aina Suzuki: Shōko M.A.O: Kyōko Inori Minase: Saori Megumi Nakajima: Mii In addition, the site revealed that the series will also premiere on the SkyPer! Anime Set channel on Japan’s Amazon Prime Video service on December 10 at 7 PM JST. The series will later premiere on Animax on December 24 and on the dAnimax channel onRead More


Bin Shimada Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Bin Shimada will be joining the anime cast as Lieutenant General Narizō Arisaka. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Volume 10 Chapter 94 of the manga series. Arisaka debuted in the fourth episode of the second season of the anime series, which recently aired in Japan. As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a descriptionRead More


Takaya Hashi Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Takaya Hashi will be joining the cast of the anime series. He will be voicing Shirosuke Inudō, who is the warden of Abashiri Prison. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Chapter 86, which was featured in the ninth volume of the manga series. As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description for the series. InRead More


Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends Film Trailer Streamed

The official Yōkai Watch Youtube channel has updated with a new trailers for Yōkai Watch: Forever Friends. The latest trailer features a look at some of the characters that will be featured in the film and a preview of the film’s theme song. The theme song titled, “I Loved You (Daisuki Datta),” which will be performed by Toshoshinki.  ANN provided a description of the film’s story. The film tells the story of interweaving friendships between three children and yo-kai. The film is set in 1960s Tokyo, in Sakura Motomachi. A boy named Shin lives a poor but happyRead More


Shun Oguri & Chiemi Blouson Join Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends Film Cast

The official website for the Yo-Kai Watch: Forever Friends website has updated with the announcement that revealed that Shun Oguri and Chemi Blouson will be voicing two key characters in the upcoming film. Shun will be voicing a new Shien, who is a power yōkai who is striving to take Lord Enma’s position as the ruler of the Yo-Kai World.    Blouson will be voicing Tamamo-no Mae, who is based on a yōkai from Japanese mythology that steals people’s souls.   ANN provided a description of the film’s story. The film tells the story of interweaving friendships between three children and yo-kai. The filmRead More


Akeno Watanabe Joins Golden Kamuy Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Akeno Watanabe will be joining the cast of the anime series. Watanabe will be playing the character Cikapasi.  As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness ofRead More