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Beyblade Burst GT Anime Details Revealed

The official Beyblade Burst GT (Gatchi) website has updated with new details for the upcoming net anime. First the website revealed the staff for the series. The staff includes: Katsuhito Akiyama: Chief Director Kentaro Yamaguchi: Director Hideki Sonoda: Series Scripts Toshiaki Ōhashi: Character Designer D-Rights: Production Next the website revealed that Kei Iwasaki will be performing the anime’s theme song titled, “Gatti’n’Roll!!” Thirdly, several cast members were revealed, which include: Megumi Han: Drum Kōryū Atsushi Abe: Amane Kusaba Natsuki Hanae: Fumiya Kanemichi Kensho Ono: Delta Akane Marina Inoue: Valt Aoi The series will premiere onRead More


Destin Daniel Cretton to Direct Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Destin Daniel Cretton is set to direct Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi. Cretton is best known for his 2013 film, Short Term 12, and 2017’s The Glass Castle.  For those who are not aware, the character is a Martial Artist of an Asian-American descent. He was created by Steve Engleheart and Jim Starlin. The character made his debut in Special Marvel Edition #15, which was released in December, 1973. He later rebelled against his father when he became a hero. The character recently appeared as a member of the Avengers during the Marvel Now! event in 2012. As reportedRead More


Sword Art Online: Alicization to Premiere on Toonami

The official Sword Art Online twitter page has updated with the announcement that Sword Art Online: Alicization will premiere on Toonami on February 9 at 12:30 A.M. EST.  For those who are not aware, the Sword Art Online: Alicization anime is an adaptation of the Reki Kawahara and abec’s light novel. Hulu provided an official description for the anime. “Where…am I…?” Before he knows it, Kirito has made a full dive into an epic, fantasy-like virtual world. With only a murky recollection of what happened right before he logged in, he starts to wander around, searching for clues. He comes uponRead More


Lupin III: Goodbye Partner TV Special Details Revealed

TMS Entertainment recently revealed some new details for the upcoming Lupin III: Goodbye Partner televised special. For those who are not aware Lupin III: Goodbye Partner is the 26th anime special of the franchise overall. First, they revealed a new visual for the special. Next, they revealed two new guest cast members, which include: Junichi Suwabe: Roy Forest Minako Kotobuki: Arisa Thirdly, they revealed the premiere details for the special. Lupin III: Goodbye Partner will premiere as a part of the “Friday Roadshow” timeslot on NTV on January 25 at 9 PM JST- 10:54 PM JST.  The previous special titled, “LupinRead More


Sword Art Online: Alicization Promo Streamed

Over the weekend, the official Sword Art Online twitter page updated with a new trailer for Sword Art Online: Alicization. The promo features a preview of the new theme song titled, “Resister,”which will be performed by ASCA. The new theme song will debut on the show starting on January 12, 2019. The new ending theme song for the anime will be titled, “Forget-me-not,” and will be performed by ReoNa. For those who are not aware, the first theme song for the series titled, “Adamas,” was performed by LiSA. The first ending theme titled, “Iris,” was performed by Eir Aoi. The official twitter account also provided a newRead More


Robert Schwentke in Talks to Direct ‘Snake Eyes’ Film

Variety has reported that Robert Schwentke is in early talks to direct a G.I.Joe spin-off film based on the character Snake Eyes at Paramount. For those who are not aware Snake Eyes is one of the main characters featured within the G.I.Joe franchise. Similar to the other live-action adaptations based on Hasbro’s properties, Brian Goldner is set to produce this film. It was reported earlier this year that Evan Spiliotopoulos was set to write the script of the film. Variety provided a description of the character. Snake Eyes is a silent ninja commando who dresses in all black, never revealsRead More


Marvel Studios to Produce “Shang-Chi” Live-Action Film

Deadline has reported that Marvel Studios is producing a live-action film based on the character Shang-Chi. For those who are not aware, the character is a Martial Artist of an Asian-American descent. He was created by Steve Engleheart and Jim Starlin. The character made his debut in Special Marvel Edition #15, which was released in December, 1973. Dave Callaham is set to write the screenplay for the film and it has also been reported that Marvel Studios is in the process of finding a director of an Asian/ Asian-American descent to direct the project. Deadline provided a descriptionRead More


Reki Kawahara to Write Original Short Story for Sword Art Online: Alicization Home Video Release

The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with a summary of a brand new short story that will be released with the first Blu-ray/ DVD volume of the series. Franchise creator, Reki Kawahara, will be written the story titled, “Sword Art Online Distant Journey.” The official website provided the summary of the short story. In order to save their kidnapped childhood friend Alice, Kirito and Eugeo set out from Rulid Village for the capital, Centoria. As the entrance exam for the Imperial Sword Mastery Academy draws near, the pair stumble into theRead More


Fairy Tail Alvarez Empire Military Cast Members Announced

The official Fairy Tail anime website has updated with some new casting announcements. The website revealed the cast members and official character visuals for the Alvarez Empire Military.  The new cast members include: Yoshito Yasuhara: August – “the Magic King and one of the Alvarez Empire military’s Spriggan 12” Tomoaki Maeno: Invel – “the Winter General and one of the Alvarez Empire military’s Spriggan 12” Manami Numakura: Brandish μ – “the Country Demolisher and one of the Alvarez Empire military’s Spriggan 12” Natsumi Fujiwara: Dimaria Yesta – “the Valkyrie and one of theRead More


Andy Muschietti to Direct Hollywood Attack on Titan Live-Action Film Adaptation

Various news outlets have reported that Andy Mushietti will be directing the live-action film adaptation of the Attack on Titan franchise. David Heyman will be working as the producer for the film alongside Masi Oka and Babara Mushietti. Andy will be directing the film at Warner Bros., who has recently finalized the deal with Kodansha, the publisher for the manga series. For those who are not aware the “Attack on Titan” franchise was created by Hajime Isayama in 2009. The manga series later received an anime adaptation in 2013 produced by Wit Studio & Production I.G. The series was previously adapted into several live-action filmsRead More


James Gunn to Write Suicide Squad Sequel

Several news outlets have reported that Warner Bros. has hired James Gunn to be one of the main script writers for the next Suicide Squad film. It has also been reported that Warner Bros. will also potentially add him on as a director of the project, however nothing has been concretely stated at this time. Previously Gavin O’ Conner was set as the director for the sequel, however due to scheduling complications, he had to step away from the project. No other details about the Suicide Squad film sequel has been revealed at this time soRead More


MEGA MAN Live-Action Film in the Works

According to IGN, Capcom has announced that the Mega Man video game franchise will be adapted into a live-action Hollywood movie to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the franchise. Currently the film’s tentative title is MEGA MAN and is being produced by 20th Century Fox. Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman will be writing and directing the project. Capcom has stated that that the film will “appeal to a diverse audience, including not only game players but action movie fans as well, with an adaptation that maintains the world of the Mega Man games, while incorporating the grand production andRead More


Funimation Reveals Streaming Premiere Dates for Final Fairy Tail Season

Funimation revealed the streaming premiere dates for both the Subbed and English dub versions of final season for Fairy Tail. The subtitled version of the season will be available on October 6 at 5 P.M. CT and the English dub will be available on October 29 at 3 P.M. CT.  Oh, did we mention that Fairy Tail will be available in both Sub and Dub on FunimationNow? ✨ Catch the Sub on 10/6 @ 5 p.m. CT and the Dub on 10/29 @ 3 p.m. CT! pic.twitter.com/SaceSUzgQm — Funimation (@FUNimation) October 1, 2018 Funimation provided a description for the series. WhenRead More


More Details Revealed For Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo Anime Film

Recently the official Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo (Usuzumizakura -Garo-) website has updated with some new details for the upcoming anime film. First, a new trailer was revealed. The new trailer features another look at the film’s setting as well as a look at several of the characters. The trailer also reveals that the film will premiere in Japanese theaters on October 6.   Next, the website revealed a new key visual, which is illustrated by Masakazu Katsura, the character designer for the film.   Thirdly, some new cast members were revealed. The main cast membersRead More


Beverly & “lol” to Perform Final Fairy Tail TV Anime Season Theme Songs

The official Fairy Tail anime website has updated with the announcement that lol and Beverly will be performing theme songs for the final season of the anime series. lol will be performing the new opening theme song titled, “power of the dream,” while Beverly will be performing the new ending theme song titled, “Endless Harmony.” As reported earlier, the season will be receiving an advance screening event this September, which will feature the members as host for the event. The season will premiere on October 7 in Japan and new episodes will premiere on Sundays on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido,Read More