Shotaro Ishinomori

 
 

Otakon 2017 – Discotek Media to Release Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier

Over the weekend Otakon 2017 was held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. At the convention Discotek Media held a panel featuring several new releases.  Among the releases the company announced that they will be releasing Cyborg 009: The Cyber Soldier on Blu-ray and DVD. For those who are unaware Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Solider is an anime series that premiered in Japan in 2001 and also aired on Toonami in 2003.  The series was a retelling of the original 1964 Cyborg 009 manga series. Cyborg 009 is coming to DVD & SD-BD! pic.twitter.com/O0nRcpR8Bk — DiscotekRead 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


Himitsu Sentai Gorenger Blu-Ray Box Set 1 Announced

Amazon Japan has recently updated with a preorder page for the first Blu-ray box set for Himitsu Sentai Gorenger.   Himitsu Sentai Gorenger was the first series of Super Sentai.  The series premiered on April 5, 1975 and ran until March 26, 1977. The series lasted 84 episodes. The first boxset will be released on February 8, 2017 and will be  priced at 23,760 Yen. The set will contain 3 discs with the following episodes. Disc 1: Episodes 1-6 Disc 2: Episodes 7-12 Disc 3: Episodes 13-16   


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