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Kazuyuki Okitsu Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Kazuyuki Okitsu is joining the anime cast as Karim Fulham. Karim is a priest who is also the company commander of Company 1. He is described as someone who has a strange ton of voice and is a second generation pyrokinetic. He also is known for having the “Thermoacoustic Refrigeration” ability.  The cast now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Aoi Yūki: Kotatsu Tamaki Taiten Kusunoki: LeonardRead More


Tomokazu Seki Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Tomokazu Seki will be joining the cast of the anime as Rekka Hoshimiya. Rekka is a priest who works as a lieutenant of Company 1. He is known to a third generation pyrokinetic with the ability summon fire from his fists. Rekka also has a strong will of justice. As reported earlier, the series will be streamed on FunimationNow. The now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi:Read More


Aoi Yūki Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Aoi Yūki is joining the cast of the anime series as Kotatsu Tamaki. Tamaki is a second rookie Second Class Fire Soldier who is assigned to Company 1. Aoi is known to have a “Lucky Lecher Lure,” which has unfortunate lead to issues. As reported earlier, the series will be streamed on FunimationNow. The now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Aoi Yūki:Read More


Funimation to Stream Fire Force Anime

Funimation has announced that they will be streaming the Fire Force anime series on FunimationNow sometime this year. In addition to the announcement IGN also provided a trailer for the series. The confirmed so far consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Kodansha provided a description for the manga series. Terror has paralyzed the clockwork metropolis of Tokyo! Possessed by demons, people have begun to burst into flame, leading to the establishment of a special firefightingRead More


Daisuke Sakaguchi Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Daisuke Sakaguchi has joined the cast as Victor Licht in the upcoming anime series adaptation. Victor is a genius researcher at the Haijima Institute. He specializes in the power of combustion and is striving to understand human combustion specifically. He is apparently linked to Joker, although his motives are mysterious. The confirmed cast now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Kodansha provided a description forRead More


Kazuya Nakai Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Kazuya Nakai will be joining the cast as Akitaru Ōbi. Akitaru Ōbi is the main captain of Shinra Kusakabe’s team. Once a regular fireman, Ōbi uses his strength as a weapon in compensation of lacking special powers. He tries his best to look after his team and is known for loving to weight train. The official Fire Force anime also updated with a character trailer for Akitaru Ōbi. The confirmed cast now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: TakehisaRead More


Kenichi Suzumura Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Kenichi Suzumura will be joining the anime’s cast as Takehisa Hinawa. Takehisa Hinawa is the company commander of Shinra Kusakabe’s team. Hinawa is described as a “second generation power user and a steely, serious military veteran.” Hinawa’s training methods tend to intimate the team’s rookies. Hinawa established the team with the help of Ōbi. The official Fire Force Youtube channel also updated with a character trailer for Takehisa Hinawa. The confirmed cast now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki OzeRead More


NYCC 2018: SSSS.Gridman English Dub Trailer Streamed

Funimation Entertainment has updated their official Twitter page with the English dub trailer for SSSS.Gridman. The latest trailer features a look at the premise of the series as well as taking a look at the English cast for the anime. A new trailer for SSSS.GRIDMAN? Sign us up. #FunNYCC pic.twitter.com/UtslZEPfMD — Funimation (@FUNimation) October 4, 2018 Funimation also revealed the English dub cast for the series, which includes: Brandon McInnis: Yuta Robert McCollum: Gridman Jill Harris: Rikka Greg Ayres: Utsumi Lindsay Seidel: Akane Barry Yandell: Alexis The series will premiere in Japan on OctoberRead More


SSSS.Gridman Premiere Date Announced

The official SSSS.Gridman website has updated with a new trailer and a key visual for the upcoming anime series. The visual features a look at several of the main characters as well as the titular hero, Gridman. The trailer was mirrored on the official Tsuburaya Youtube channel. The trailer features a look another look at the setting of the series as well as taking a look at several of the characters. The trailer also reveals that series will premiere in Japan on October 6 on WOWOW at midnight JST. The series will also air later on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11.Read More


SSSS.Gridman Anime Official Visual & New Cast Members Announced

The official twitter page for the SSSS.Gridman anime has updated with new details for the upcoming show. These details were first revealed at the press conference that was recently held in Japan. In addition, Tsuburaya Productions even produced a SSSS.Gridman suit to be present during the conference to stand alongside his tokusatsu predecessor, and series cast.   First, a new visual for the series was revealed, which features a look at the mecha redesigns and our hero, Gridman. そしてTVアニメ『SSSS.GRIDMAN』のキービジュアル2を公開!#SSSS_GRIDMAN pic.twitter.com/pgkgpt32NG — SSSS.GRIDMAN公式アカウント (@SSSS_GRIDMAN) July 25, 2018 Next, some new cast members forRead More


Tatsunoko’s Infini-T Force Receives Stage Play Adaptation

Japanese fans will soon be able to see a live-action stage play adaptation of Tatsunoko’s Infinit-T Force anime series. The play will debut on August 29 and will run until September 2 at the IMA Hall in Tokyo. Tahekiro Yoshida (LIPS*S) and ILLIMINUS will be working as the director and script writer respectively. The stage play adaption will feature a a combination of “3D digital videos, dance, acrobatics, and illusions.” For those who are unaware, Infinti-T Force is an CG anime series that features the appearance of several Tatsunoko heroes, which include: Tekkaman, Casshan (Casshern); Gatchaman, and Hurricane Polymar. The series debuted in JapanRead More


Infini-T Force Film Details Revealed

The official Infini-T Force website has updated with new details about the Infinit-T Force film.  The film will be titled, “Infinit-T Force the Movie: Farewell Gatchman My Friend (Gekijōban Infini-T Force: Gatchaman Saraba Tomo yo),” and will be premiere in Japanese theaters on February 24.  Tatsunoko Productions also provided a trailer, which teases that a new character will be introduced in the film. ANN posted a translation for the text featured in the preview. Text: Tatsunoko Production‘s 55th Anniversary Work Text: 4 heroes … Text: Science Ninja Team Gatchaman (Tomokazu Seki) Text: Hurricane Polymar (Kenichi Suzumura) Text: Space Knight Tekkaman (Takahiro Sakurai) Text: Neo-Human Casshan (Sōma Saitō) Text:Read More


Viz Media Licenses Infini-T Force

Viz Media has recently announced at Anime Weekend Alanta 2017 that they have licensed the Infini-T Force anime series and film.  Under the license Viz media will focus on marketing “digital streaming, electronic sell-through, home video, and merchandise for North America, Latin America and Oceania. It also includes theatrical distribution for the film.” Viz Media provided a trailer for their release of Infini-T Force. For those who are unaware, Infini-T Force is an anime series that is a 3D CGTV project created by Tatsunoko Productions as a part of the 55th anniversary celebration of the company. The series will focusRead More


Infini-T Force Theme Song Preview Streamed

The official Tatsunoko Productions Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for the Infini-T Force anime.  The latest trailer features a preview of the series’ theme song titled, “To be continued …,” which is performed by the band flumpool. The theme song will be featured in both the anime series as well as the film, which is set to premiere next February.  The Gekijōban Infini-T Force film will have an advanced screening at the Shinjuku Piccadilly theater in Tokyo on September 17.  Tomokazu Seki, Ai Kayano and director, Kiyotaka Suzuki, will be attending the event.  


Infini-T Force Anime Film Announced

Tatsunoko Productions has announced that a film based on the Infini-T Force anime series is in the works.  The film is currently titled, “Gekijōban Infini-T Force,” and is set to premiere in Japan in February 2018.  The film will distributed by Shochiku. The following actors will return to reprise their roles in the film. Tomokazu Seki: Ken Washio (Gatchaman) Takahiro Sakurai: Tekkaman/Jōji Minami Kenichi Suzumura: Takeshi Yoroi / Polymar Soma Saito: Tetsuya Azuma / Cassharn The Infini-T Force anime series will debut on the “AnichU” programming block on NTV on October 4 at 1:59 A.M. JST.  The series will also air on YTV, Sapporo TV, Shizuoka Daiichi TV, Hiroshima TV,Read More