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Tohru Furuya to Attend Anime NYC 2018

The official Anime NYC website has recently updated with an announcement that Tohru Furuya will be attending Anime NYC 2018, marking his first appearance at the convention. Tohru Furuya will be participating at various stage events and signings. Those who aren’t familiar with his work, he has voiced several across many different anime series and various other productions over the last 50 years. Some of his most famous roles include Amuro Ray from Mobile Suit Gundam, Yamcha from Dragon Ball Z, Tuxedo Mask from Sailor Moon, and Pegasus Seiya from Saint Seiya, just to name a few. Anime NYC 2018 will be heldRead More


Wave Five Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with the next wave of guests who will be attending Power Morphicon 2018.  The latest announced guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Walter Jones: Zack Taylor (MMPR Black) Steve Cardenas: Rocky DeSantos (MMPR Red) Elizabeth Flies: Stag Beetle, Octophantom Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Kerrigan Mahan: Goldar (MMPR), Magna Defender Neil Kaplan: Destruxo (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy), Dialobolico (Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue), Gluto( Power Rangers Time Force) Power Rangers Time Force Kevin Kleinberg: Trip (Time Force Green) Deborah Estelle Philips: Katie (Time Force Yellow) Power Rangers Wild Force Philip Andrew:Read More


SDCC 2018 Tamashii Nations Exclusives Revealed

Tamashii Nations has recently unveiled their full line up of their exclusive products at San Diego Comic Con 2018. The line-up will feature products throughout the various Tamashii brand toy-lines including the products released exclusively for the Dragon Ball North American Tour 2018.  Their full exclusive line-up includes: Pacific Rim Uprising Robot Damashii Gypsy Avenger and Obsidian Fury (Premium Color) Dragon Ball Z/ Dragon Ball Super (Dragon Ball North America Tour 2018) S.H.Figuarts SS Vegito (Event Exclusive Color Edition) S.H.Figuarts Broly (Event Exclusive Color Edition) S.H.Figuarts Perfect Cell (Event Exclusive Color Edition) S.H.Figuarts Energy Aura (Event Exclusive Color Edition)Read More


Star Wars Celebration 2019 Announced

Disney/Lucasfilm have recently announced the details for Star Wars Celebration 2019. For those who are are unaware, Star Wars Celebration is a fan gathering that celebrates the Star Wars franchise. The first Star Wars Celebration was held in 1999 in Denver, Colorado. The recent event took place in 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Star Wars Celebration 2019 will be held at the Mccormick Place in Chicago, IL on April 11-15, 2019. While there aren’t many details at the moment, the official site states that more information such as ticket sales and more will be available on June 5 at 12 P.M. CST.  Those who are interesting in learning moreRead More


Wave Four Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

Power Rangers Now has recently revealed the next wave of guests that will be attending Power Morphicon 2018.  The new guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Karan Ashley: Aisha Campbell (MMPR Yellow) Babara Goodson: Rita Repulsa Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers Rajia Baroudi: Delphine (White Aquitar Ranger) Power Rangers Turbo Blake Foster: Justin Stewart (Turbo Blue) Power Rangers Time Force Erin Cahill: Jen Scotts (Time Force Pink) Power Rangers Ninja Storm Katrina Devine: Marah Katrina Browne: Kapri Power Rangers S.P.D. Matt Austin: Bridge Carson (S.P.D. Green) Greg Aronowitz: Executive Producer Power Rangers OperationRead More


Wave Three Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with a new list of guests who will be attending the convention. The new guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Royce Herron: Ms. Appleby Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers Alan Palmer: Corcus (Black Alien Ranger) Power Rangers Zeo Nakia Burrise: Tanya Sloan (Zeo Yellow) Catherine Sutherland: Katherine Hillard (Zeo Pink) Power Rangers Turbo Hilary Shepard: Divatox [Saturday Only] Power Rangers In Space Justin Nimmo: Zhane (In Space Silver) Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Rhett Fisher: Ryan Mitchell (Titanium Ranger) Power Rangers Time Force Vernon Wells: Ransik ToneRead More


Wave Two Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with the second round of announced guests for Power Morphicon 6.  The new guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Jason Ybarra: Baboo Ron Wasserman: Composer Power Rangers In Space Roger Velasco: Carlos Vallerte (In Space Black) Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Valerie Vernon: Kendrix Morgan (Lost Galaxy Pink) Power Rangers Wild Force Jessica Rey: Alyssa Enrile (Wild Force White) Power Rangers Time Force Michael Copon: Lucas Kendall (Time Force Blue) Power Rangers Ninja Storm Adam Tuominen: Hunter Bradley (Crimson Thunder) Power Rangers Dino Thunder Kevin Duhaney: EthanRead More


Hascon 2019 Officially Announced

Hasbro has announced details for the next Hascon convention.  Looking at the date it seems that the convention may be held bi-annually.  Hascon 2019 will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. on September 6-9.   HASBRO ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 2019 HASCON EVENT Second-Ever HASCON FANmily Event Scheduled for Sept. 6-8, 2019 in Providence, R.I.PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) today announced that it will host its second-ever HASCON event Sept. 6 – 8, 2019, in Providence, R.I. at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Hasbro hostedRead More


Hascon 2017: Official Marvel Legends Images

Toyark has posted official images of the Marvel Legends reveals at Hascon 2017.   The images include: Marvel Legends Ultimate Riders Black Widow and Bike Ghost Rider and Bike Spider-Man Marvel Legends Jessica Drew Spider-Woman  Black Panther Marvel Legends Black Bolt Sub-Mariner Invincible Iron Man Avengers Infinity War Marvel Legends King Cobra Deadpool Marvel Legends Paladin X-Men Marvel Legends Storm Wolverine Psylocke Apocolypse (Build A Figure) Exclusives Thanos (Wal-Mart Exclusive) Klaw / Shuri 2 Pack (TRU Exclusive)


Hascon 2017: Official Star Wars Press Images

Toyark has recently posted official Hascon 2017 press images for the Star Wars reveals at the convention. Expect most of the these products to hit store shelves by the end of the year and leading into 2018. The images include: Roleplay Black Series Darth Vader Role Play Helmet Vintage Collection 3.75 Vintage Collection First Order Stormtrooper 3.75 Vintage Collection Jyn Erso 3.75 Vintage Collection Kylo Ren 3.75 Vintage Collection Rebel Soldier 3.75 Vintage Collection Rey (Jakku) Force Link 3.75 Inch 3.75 Inch Force Link Jedi DJ 3.75 Inch Force Link Jedi General Leia OrganaRead More


Mark Wahlberg to Attend Hascon 2017

Hasbro has officially announced that Mark Wahlberg will be attending as a guest at Hascon 2017.  For those who are unaware Mark Wahlberg portrayed Cade Yaeger in both Transformers: Age of Extinction and Transformers: The Last Knight. Hascon 2017 will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center on September 8-10. Announcing that #Transformers: The Last Knight star @mark_wahlberg will attend #HASCON on 9/9! https://t.co/4seOiveb0c pic.twitter.com/KJn62jbOoE — Hasbro (@HasbroNews) August 17, 2017 Those who are interested to know more about the convention check out the official website.


Otakon 2017: Sailor Moon SuperS Amazon Trio English Dub Cast Revealed

Over the weekend, Viz Media has announced some new English dub cast members for Sailor Moon SuperS during the Sailor Moon panel at Otakon 2017.  The latest cast reveals are the dub voices for the Amazon trio.   The new cast members include: John Eric: Tiger’s Eye Michael Yurchak: Hawk’s Eye Erik Scott Kimerer: Fish’s Eye  


Aniplex of America to Host Gurren Lagann 10th Anniversary Event at Otakon 2017

Aniplex of America has announced that they will be hosting a 10th Anniversary event for the Gurren Lagann franchise at Otakon 2017 that will be held in Washington D.C. The panel will feature some of the English dub cast members, which includes Kyle Hebert (Kamina) and Michelle Ruff (Yoko) as well as Tony Oliver.   Aniplex of America also posted an online survey where fans can chose what episode of the series that will be shown at the event.  The results of the survey will be revealed at the event and also via Aniplex of America’s social media. More details about the eventRead More


New York Comic Con 2017 to Host Hiro Mashima

Kodansha Comics announced during Anime Expo that Hiro Mashima, creator of Fairy Tail, will be hosted at New York Comic Con 2017.  For those who are unaware, Hiro Mashima, is known for his Fairy Tail manga series, which launched in 2006.  He is also known for creating the Rave Master franchise which is known as Groove Adventure Rave in Japan.  New York Comic Con 2017 will be held at the Javits Center on October 5-8.  


Final Animazement 2017 Guests Confirmed

The official Animazement Convention website has updated with the final confirmed guests for Animazement 2017. The guests include: Hiroaki Hirata :  Sanji (One Piece), Benny (Black Lagoon), Mutta Namba (Space Brothers), Sha Gojyo (Saiyuki), Kotetsu T. Kaburagi (Tiger & Bunny), Klein (Sword Art Online) Ryusei Nakao : Frieza (Dragon Ball Z), Baikinman (Soreike! Anpanman), Isami Nishimura (Touch), Caesar Clown (One Piece), Kurotsuchi Mayumi (Bleach) Keiko Han : Lalah Sune (Mobile Suit Gundam), Athena (Saint Seiya), Luna (Sailor Moon) Sheila (The World is Still Beautiful) Masuo Ueda : A-1 Pictures Director Hidetaka Tenjin :Read More