Section23 Films has announced that that they will be releasing Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night (Garo Special Byakuya no Majū) on Blu-Ray on June 26 under their Kraken Releasing label. For those who are not aware, Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night was a two part special episode that aired in 2006 and would later lead into Garo: Red Requiem. The special will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the two part special. A soul-stealing plant, a nightmare forest and ancient master Horror are just a few of the deadly challengesRead More
The official Garo website has updated with a new visual for the second cour for the Garo: Vanishing Line anime series. The second cour will premiere on January 12, which will follow up after the premiere of the “Pause” episode that will air on January 5. The second cour will feature a brand new intro sequence titled, “Howling Sword,” by Shusei Kita and a new ending theme titled, “Promise,” which will be performed by Chihiro Yonekura. Garo: Vanishing Line is currently available on Crunchyroll for streaming, which features the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. The English Dub for the series is currently available for streaming on Funimation.Read More
Section23 Films has announced that Kraken Releasing will be releasing the Garo: Red Requiem (Kiba ~Ankoku Kishi Gaiden~) film on Blu-Ray on April 10, 2018. For those who haven’t been following the Garo franchise, Garo: Red Requiem premiered in Japan on October 30, 2010. The film featured the return of Ryosei Konishi who once again portrays Kouga Saejima/GARO. The film also introduced some new characters such as Mary Matsuyama as Rekka, and Mika Hijii as the voice of Karma. Mika Hijii portrayed Kaoru in the original series, however she played a new role for the film. Those who are interested in pre-ordering their copy can get secure it on Rightstuf priced at $12.99.Read 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
Premium Bandai has updated their website with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchu Seihou Golden Knight Garo (Saejima Kouga). For those who are unaware the figure is based on the first incarnation of Garo in the original 2005 Tokusatsu series. The figure includes: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX3) Garo Ken Sheath Stored sword sheath Pre-orders for the figure are currently open and the item will be released in June 2018 priced at 9,990 Yen. Those who are interested should contact your middleman more details.
Section23 Films has recently announced that they have licensed the Garo: Kiba -The Dark Knight! (Kiba ~ Ankoku Kishi Gaiden ~) v-cinema, which is set to release on Blu-ray on February 20. Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the special. He was born the child of a Makai Knight and a Makai Priestess. He trained to become a Makai Knight and fight the nightmarish creatures known as Horrors. Everything changed when the forces of evil intervened and stole everything he loved, the man who was once named Barago turned to a darker path. LearningRead More
Funimation Entertainment has announced at New York Comic Con 2017 that they will be simildubbing the Garo: Vanishing Line anime series as a part of their Fall 2017 lineup. The series will be premiering in Japan this Friday so it is nice to see that the company has announced simildub plans this fast. Funimation Entertainment provided a synopsis for the series. An omen awakens in a city that never sleeps. Caught in the resulting shadow war, two lives cross paths. While Sword seeks to expose this darkness, Sophie searches for her missing brother. Something more mysterious than fate has brought them together as they chaseRead More
The official Garo Project Youtube channel has updated with a teaser trailer for Garo: Divine Fang (GARO: Kami no Kiba). The film is the latest project for the Garo franchise that will be released in Japanese theaters on January 6, 2018. Garo: Divine Fang will be directed and written by franchise creator, Keita Amemiya. The cast includes: Miki Nanri – Rian Sakina Kuwae – Ryūme Miyavi Matsunoi – Amily Tomohito Wakizaki – Daigo Akizuki Moka Komatsu – Haruna Shigeru Izumiya – D Ringo Momoko Kuroki – Yukihime The film’s theme song is titled, “Kaminokiba – The Fang of theRead More
Recently Section23 Films released a press release that features their releases throughout the month of October. One of the highlights is that the first Blu-ray volume for the Garo live-action series will be releasing during that period. Garo Collection 1, as it is titled will be sold at the MSRP of $39.98. For those who are unaware the series will still be published by Kraken Releasing, but distributed by Section 23 Films. GARO TV COLLECTION 1 BLU-RAY Published by: Kraken Releasing Distributed by: Section23 Films Run Time: 325 min. Street Date: 10/17/2017 Format: BD Language: Japanese with English Subtitles SRP:Read More
Keita Amemiya, creator of the Garo franchise, has recently announced that three new Garo productions are currently in the works. Two productions will be live-action while the third will be a new anime series. The first project will be called Divine Fang (Kami no Kiba). While there isn’t much known about this project, the kanji implies that Jinga (Masahiro Inoue), Gold Storm Sho’s main villain, will be featured. The second project will be called The Moonlight Traveler (Gekkou no Tabibito). Once again not much is known about this project. Lastly, a third project is in the works, which willRead More
Howl-Oween returns once again to showcase the mature side of the Tokusatsu genre with a sequel to Chapter of the black Wolf FIVE YEARS In the making!
It was recently announced that Monsterama that Kraken Releasing has licensed the original Garo tokusatsu series in North America. The series is planned to be released in 2017 and they are also looking to release further installments of Garo. Kraken Releasing provided a description for the series. For thousands of years, mankind has been under attack by an ancient race of demons, nightmarish creatures that feed off the darkness in men’s souls and enter our world seeking bodies to possess. Against these Horrors, the human race has just one hope: the enchanted weapons and armor of the Makai Knights, a secretRead More
Early this year it was announced that Zero would be getting a whole new series after the success of Bad Blood. Dragon Blood will follow after the events of the previous series. No news on what the plot of the series will be but we do know it airs next year 2017.
It was announced today that veteran actor Actor Masato Hagiwara (Shigeru Akagi in Akagi & Kaiji Itō in Kaiji) ill be voicing Dairo Montaya/Black Day Knight Zem in the upcoming Garo animation feature GARO -DIVINE FLAME-. Daro will be joining Leon on his adventure as they destroy Horrors.
Early this year it was announced that The Garo anime, Garo: Honoo no Kokuin will be getting an animated film entitled Garo: Divine Flame. Recently a preview was released with the theme for the movie, Yaiba: the divine blade which will be performed by none other than JAM Project. León, who has succeeded the name of Golden Knight “GARO” devotes himself to train a young Makai Knight for the next generation, together with Prince Alfonso of the Valiante Kingdom. Then, they receive an order to exterminate the most beautiful HorrorRead More