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Crunchyroll & Adult Swim to Produce Blade Runner Anime Series

Variety has reported that Alcon Television Group will be teaming up with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll to produce/ distribute an anime series that is inspired by “Blade Runner 2049.” The series will be titled, “Blade Runner- Black Lotus,” which is stated to consist of 13 half-hour episodes. Although details about the project are scarce at this time, it is said that series will be set in the year 2032 and will feature appearances of characters seen within the Blade Runner universe. Jason DeMarco, SVP director of Adult Swim, had this to say about the project. “I first saw ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982,Read More


Netflix Ultraman Anime Trailer Streamed

Netflix recently updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for the upcoming Ultraman anime series. For those who are not aware, the series is an anime adaptation of Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga series. The manga series debuted in Hero’s Monthly in November 2011. The manga series serves as a sequel to the original 1966 Ultraman live-action series. The latest trailer features a look at the premise of the series and previews some of the characters. The Ultraman anime series will launch exclusively on Netflix on April 1st, 2019. The larger than life legend who defined a generation, now returnsRead More


Ultraman Manga Anime Adaptation to Premiere on Netflix Worldwide

The 12th compiled volume of the Ultraman manga has revealed that the anime adaptation will be having a worldwide simultaneous release on Netflix in Spring 2019. The Ultraman anime adaptation will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki. The anime is being produced by Production I.G with the help of Sola Digital Arts. For those who are unaware, the Ultraman manga is written by Eiichi Shimizu and illustrated by Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The manga launched in the Monthly Hero magazine on November 1, 2011 and was later licensed by VIz Media internationally in 2015. Viz Media provided a descriptionRead More


Netflix Announces Cyborg 009: Call of Justice Stream Date

Netflix has updated with the announcement that Cyborg 009: Call of Justice will be available on the service starting on February 10. Cyborg 009: Call of Justice was first announced to stream worldwide last December, however today the service has revealed the actual release date. The three part film series will be split into 12 episodes on Netflix. Netflix provided a short synopsis for the film series. Years after taking up normal lives incognito, the cyborgs are forced to fight again when the superhuman Blessed appears with a plan for humanity.


Cyborg 009 Call of Justice 3DCG Theatrical Films to Stream on Netflix Worldwide

Today Netflix has announced that they will be streaming the Cyborg 009 Call of Justice films worldwide.  The films will first debut on the Japanese version of the service next Spring and they are set to release outside of Japan later in the year.  The three films will be split into 12 episodes.  


Cyborg 009: Call of Justice Promo Streamed – Battle With the Emperor

The official Toho Animation Youtube channel has recently updated with a new trailer for Cyborg 009: Call of Justice films.   The latest trailer features the team fighting against the Emperor. The trailer also features the main theme song for the film titled “, A.I. am Human,”  performed by Monkey Majik.  


Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Manga Adaptation Announced

It was recently announced by Comic Clear, a manga website owned by Kadokawa, that there will be a manga adaptation for the upcoming Cyborg 009 Call of Justice film. The manga will debut on the website on November 25 to coincide with the release of the first film.  The first chapter will launch on December 9 at 9 AM JST and will update with the following chapters on the second Friday of every month. The manga will be illustrated by Akhiro Kimura, which will be based on the scripts by Kenji Kamiyama, Ryou Higaki, Kurasumi Sunayama, and Harumi Doki.  


Kazuhiko Inoue Cast as Emperor In Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Film

It was recently announced at the Tokyo Film Festival during the worldwide premiere of Cyborg 009 Call of Justice that Kazuhiko Inoue is playing the Emperor.  Those who watched the 1979 anime series will know him as the voice of Cyborg 009/ Joe Shimamura. ANN posted a quick description of the film’s story. The story depicts Joe Shimamura and the other cyborgs’ struggle with the Bresudo, a group of people who possess superhuman powers and intellect, and have manipulated human history since ancient times. Bresudo’s goals are unknown, and they cast a dark shadow over the world. AlthoughRead More


Yui Makino Joins Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Film Cast

The official Cyborg 009 website has recently updated with the announcement that Yui Makino will be joining the cast of the upcoming Cyborg 009 Call of Justice film.  She will be playing  Lieutenant Katarina Canetti in the film. ANN posted a short bio of the character. In the anime, Canetti is a cool, composed Lieutenant of the “Guardians,” the United Nations’ counter-terrorist special forces. She is under orders to pursue the cyborgs, but also carries a certain secret, and will be key to the anime’s narrative. The cast now consists of: Misato Fukuen – 001/Ivan Whisky TakuyaRead More


Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Trailer Streamed

Recently the official website for Cyborg 009 Call of Justice has updated with a trailer for the film.   The trailer features the series’ theme song titled “, A.I. am Human,” performed by Monky Majik. The film will be split in three parts and they will all premiere as a special limited theatrical releases.     The film series is apart of the franchise’s 50th anniversary.   The film schedule will go as follows. Part 1 – November 25 Part 2 – December 2 Part 3 – December 9 The cast of the film includes: Keisuke Koumoto – 009/Joe ShimamuraRead More