The official Toho Animation Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for My Hero Academia. The latest trailer features events from the second season of the anime. The trailer also features the first opening theme for the second season titled, “Peace Sign,” which was performed by Kenshi Yonezu. The video also promotes the third season of the anime and also Yonezu’s new album titled, “Bootleg,” which will be released on November 1. The third season will premiere in Japan in April 2018 and will feature the forest trip arc from the manga series. Funimation will also be streaming the third season of the animeRead More
The official Garo website has announced that a film for the Garo: Crimson Moon anime series. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time due to the project being early in development. For those who are unaware, Garo: Crimson Moon is the second anime series based on the Garo Tokusatsu franchise. The series premiered in 2015 and was licensed by Funimation Entertainment in North America for both home video and for streaming. The film is the fourth confirmed project in the works following the recently announced projects, which include: Untitled Garo: Crimson Moon Film Garo: Kami No Kiba Jinga TVRead More
Funimation Entertainment has recently announced the English Dub cast for Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199. The English Dub cast includes: Chris Wehkamp: Susumu Kodai Ricco Fajardo: Daisuke Shima Brian Mathis: Okita Mallorie Rodak: Mori The first episode Dub cast will consist of: Apphia Yu: Jiro Kenny Green: Dr. Sado Felecia Angelle: Harada Bill Jenkins: Hijikata Jeremy Inman: Hirata Mike McFarland: Kato Z. Charles Bolton: Mamoru Kodai Stephen Fu: Nanbu Phil Parsons: Sanada Doug Jackson: Serizawa Bradley Campbell: Todo R Bruce Elliott: Tokugawa Ben Phillips: Yabu Kent Williams: Yamanami The production castRead More
Funimation recently updated their Fall 2017 lineup with the English dub of the “Space Battleship Yamato 2199″ anime titled, “Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199.” The series will premiere on FunimationNow on November 8. The project was directed by Yutaka Izubachi (RahXephon) and the series is a remake of the original 1974 series titled, “Space Battleship Yamato.” The series was first released as a seven part film series and premiered in Japan in 2012. The series was later aired on TV in Japan in April 2013. The English dub of the series was originally licensed in the US by Voyager Entertainment. FunimationRead More
Crunchyroll has recently announced that several new Funimation titles have been added to their streaming service. The titles include: Eureka Seven Renton is a teenager trapped working as a mechanic in a backwater town. He dreams of joining up with a daredevil group of pilots known as Gekkostate and following in his father’s heroic footsteps. When a mysterious beauty named Eureka shows up asking for a tune up, Renton soon finds himself drawn into a high-flying mecha dogfight that makes him a target of the military. Casshern Sins Casshern, a cyberneticRead More
Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the E3 2017 trailer for Dragon Ball Fighter Z. As mentioned earlier, the game will feature a 3 vs 3 battle system and a 2.5D fighting style. The latest trailer features a look at some of the battle mechanics and more. Dragon Ball Fighter Z will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC early in 2018.
Funimation has recently opened preorders for the home video release of Shin Godzilla. The film will be released in a BD/DVD Combo + UV pack at a list price of $3498 on August 1. Funimation currently has the film on preorder for $26.24. Funimation provided a synopsis for the film. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster’s weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower. But timeRead More
Bandai Visual has announced at Anime Boston 2017 that Funimation will be distributing the Eureka Seven Film Trilogy – Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution in US theaters. The project is produced by Studio Bones. The first part of the trilogy will be released this Fall in Japan with the following two parts being released in 2018 and 2019. While there aren’t many details about the release in other territories, it has been confirmed that they are working to bring the films to Australia, UK, France, Signapore, Malayasia, Indonesia, and Thailand in the future. Funimation also provided a synopsis for the films. Ten years ago, the major earth-shaking “FirstRead More
The official Toonami Facebook page has recently been updated with a new schedule for the block starting on April 15. The following week will feature the premiere of the second season of Attack on Titan. The second season will premiere on April 22 at 12:30am EST.
Crunchyroll has announced that they will be streaming the second season of the Attack on Titan anime series. Currently the series will be available only to subscribers in North America, however no other details are confirmed at this time. Stay tuned for updates. Crunchyroll also provided a short synopsis for the season as well as a trailer. Eren Jaeger swore to wipe out every last Titan, but in a battle for his life he wound up becoming the thing he hates most. With his new powers, he fights for humanity’s freedom facingRead More
Funimation has announced that several of the original cast members will be returning to reprise their roles for the dub of Code Geass: Akito The Exiled. The returning cast members include: Yuri Lowenthal: Suzaku Kururugi Kate Higgins: C.C Micah Solusod: Akito Hyuga Jeannie Tirado: Leila Malcal Ricco Fajardo: Ryo Sayama Aaron Dismuke: Yukiya Naruse Elizabeth Maxwell: Ayano Kosaka Joel Mcdonald: Ashley Ashra Jad Saxton: Jean Rowe Alex Organ: Shin Hyuga The OVA series will be released in a BD/DVD Combo on June 27 priced at $64.98. Funimation currently has the OVA series priced at $48.74 on their online store.
Funimation has announced the release date and pricing for Speed Racer: The Complete Series. The series will be available on Blu-ray and DVD with an MSRP of $29.98 and $24.98 respectively on May 30. The release will only contain the English dub and is confirmed to not have any subtitles. Speed Racer is an 18-year-old boy who dreams of driving his car, the incredible Mach 5, in professional races around the world. When the going gets tough and meddling crooks keep him from the finish line, he always finds a way to make it through! Join Trixie, Pops,Read More
The official twitter page for the Toku HD Channel has updated with the announcement that Ultra Man Max will premiere on the network on February 27 at 7 PM PST. For those who aren’t aware, the Toku HD network is the current name of FUNimation’s 24 hour cable network. More information about the channel can be found on the official website listed below. Coming next month the #TOKU Premiere of Ultraman Max with episodes never before seen in the U.S.! #Ultraman #TOKUTV #Premieres pic.twitter.com/bUMet9I6bJ — TOKU (@TOKUHD) January 27, 2017
Similar to the update for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Sigma, Premium Bandai has also listed the order page for the newest announced S.H.MonsterArts. This new S.H.MonstersArts is the “spit-fire” edition of Shin Godzilla, but is properly called the Fourth Awakening Version. Now, for those who have either seen the film or read the spoilers Godzilla effectively spouts highly concentrated thermonuclear beams not just from its mouth, but its tail and plates. However, the official S.H.Monsterarts can only perform the blast from the mouth and tail, as well as include Tamashii Stages. Orders willRead More