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Saint Seiya CG Remake Series Announced For Netflix

Cinema Today has reported that a new CG remake of the original “Saint Seiya” series in the works. The series is currently tilted, “Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya, ” and will stream exclusively as a Netflix original series. The series will cover the “Galaxy War Arc” and will continue up the “Silver Saint Arc.”  Each episode will run for 30 minutes and the series will consist of 12 episodes.  The series will be directed by Yoshiharu Asui and will be produced by Toei Animation. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.


Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis Trailer Streamed

Recently a new trailer for Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis has been posted to Dailymotion.  The latest trailer features a look at some of the events that will featured in the fifth installment of the series.  Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis will have a limited screen event in theaters in Japan starting September 30.  Expect a simulcast of the latest chapter on Crunchyroll around the same time. Withthewill provided a translation for the dialogue featured in the trailer. Hikari! [on screen text: The more honest and sensitive one is…] Hikari! [onRead More


Official Images: Digivolution Spirits 02 Metal Garurumon

Bandai Tamashii has updated their website with official images for Digivolution Spirits 02 Metal Garurumon.  For those who are unaware the Digivolution Spirits figures are updated versions of the Digivolving figures released in the original Digimon Adventure toyline that feature die-cast parts and new tooling. Pre-orders for the figure will open at the various online retailers on August 1 and will be released next January priced at 7,776 Yen. 


Discotek Media To Release Fist of the North Star Complete Series

Discotek Media has updated their official Facebook page with an announcement that they will be releasing Fist of the North Star on SDBD.  The set will include all 152 episodes of the series and will feature English subtitles.  The set will also include the first 36 episodes of the English dub.   Fist of the North Star The TV Series will be released on October 31.  


Mazinger Z Anime Film Premiere Date Announced

The official Mazinger Z anime film website has updated with the premiere date details for the upcoming anime film. The film will premiere in Japan on January 13, 2018.  For those who are unaware the film’s story will be set as a sequel to the original Mazinger anime series. As stated earlier, the film is set 10 years after the events of the original series.  The main hero Koji Kabuto will follow his grandfather and father’s footsteps as a scientist.  One day he discovers a mysterious large object that shows vital readings somewhere below Mount Fuji.Read More


Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Switch Release Date Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced the release date for the Nintendo Switch port of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.   Back in May, it was revealed that the game would be releasing this Fall in the west, however today they revealed the exact release date for the game. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is set to release for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.   Bandai Namco Entertainment also posted details about the new features of the Nintendo Switch version of the game as well as some screenshots. Switch-specific features include: • 6 PLAYER LOCAL PLAY MODE (ADDITIONAL NINTENDO SWITCH UNITS REQUIRED). •Read More


One Piece ‘Episode of East Blue’ Promo Streamed

Toei Animation has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for the One Piece Episode of East Blue: Luffy and His 4 Crewmates’ Big Adventure (Luffy to 4-nin no Daibōken)” two hour TV special. The special was created as a part of the 20th Anniversary celebration of the original manga series and will premiere on Fuji TV on August 26 at 9:00 P.M. JPST.  The special will feature reanimated scenes of the series’ beginning and other events leading to when the crew enters the Grand Line.  The ending credits will feature special animated versions ofRead More


Anime Expo 2017: Ultimate Deco Super Saiyan Goku Exclusive Revealed

Bandai America has announced that they will be offering a special Utimate Deco Super Saiyan Goku figure exclusively at Anime Expo 2017. For those who are unaware, Bandai America is soon to be releasing “Power Rangers Legacy” stylized figures based on the Dragon Ball characters. The actual figure line is called, Dragon Ball Super Dragon Stars, with the first wave set to release this August. Now, as for this convention exclusive figure, it will be sold for $35 and will be released in a special collector’s box. Anime Expo 2017 will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center,Read More


Mazinger Z Animated Film Teaser Streamed

Recently a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Mazinger Z animated film was shown during the Annecy Film Festival earlier this week. The trailer reveals that the film will feature a combination of 3D models with 2D line art. The film is set to premiere in Europe before it’s premiere in Japan.   The film’s production cast consists of: Go Nagai: Original Creator Junju Shimizu: Director You Nakano: Assistant Director  Takahiro Ozawa: Screenplay Takayuki Yanase: Mecha Design Hiroya Iijima: Character Design Toshiyuki Watanabe : Music Ichiro Mizuki : Opening Theme Toei Animation: Production Toei: DistributionRead More


Digimon Adventure Tri Part 3 Dub to Premiere at Anime Expo 2017

The official Anime Expo website has updated with the announcement that the English dub of Digimon Adventure Tri – Chapter 3: Confession will premiere at the convention.  The film will be screened on Saturday, July 1 at 10:30 A.M.  The event will also feature a Q&A session with Joshua Seth (Tai), Colleen O’ Shaughnessey (Sora), and Jeff Nimoy (Tentomon). The event will be held until 1 P.M.  LATEST UPDATES SHOUT! FACTORY AND TOEI ANIMATION PRESENT ENGLISH DUB PREMIERE SCREENING OF “DIGIMON ADVENTURE TRI. – CONFESSION” AT ANIME EXPO 2017! Join DIGIMON Luminaries and Voice Cast Joshua Seth (Tai), Colleen O’Shaughnessey (Sora), and JeffRead More


Digimon Adventure Tri. Part 5 Premiere Date Announced

WiththeWill has recently posted about new details about the fifth chapter of Digimon Adventure Tri.  The fifth chapter of the series titled Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis will premiere in Japanese theaters on September 30.  WiththeWill provided a trailer for Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis. WiththeWill also posted a translation for the dialogue featured in the trailer. Meiko: Am I…no longer your partner? (Bonds broken) Hikari: The feelings you really want to convey will definitely get through. Yamato: As if you could wish for our friends to be sacrificed! Taichi! (Each of their choices)Read More


Tamashii Nations 10th Anniversary World Tour Osaka: Digivolving Spirits Metalgarurumon Prototype Revealed

Recently images of this year’s Tamashii Nations World Tour in Osaka have surfaced online which revealed the prototype for the Digivolving Spirits Metalgarurumon.  Similar to Digivolving Spirits Wargreymon, the new figure for Metalgarurumon will feature an updated sculpt.  No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Western Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Nintendo Switch Release Date Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment America and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe have announced the release date for the Nintendo Switch version of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.  The game will be available in both regions later this Fall. The Switch version will feature a new ad-hoc co-op mode, which will allow up to six players to connect locally and will also feature a motion sensor that allow players to use ultimate attacks. The “Time Patrol” story from the first game will be available as a limited time bonus and the first round copies of the game will include a download code that willRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Madara Uchiha

Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for S.H.Figuarts Madara Uchiha.   The figure will include: Alternate arms (Left & Right X1) Replacement wrists (Left & Right X3) Alternate face parts X2 Weapon parts Preorders for the figure will open on May 19 at 4 PM JPST and will be released this October priced at 7,020 Yen.   Bluefin will be releasing this item at a later however, those who are interested in securing the item earlier should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


Digimon Adventure Tri. Stage Play Announced

Toei Animation has recently opened a new website which revealed that there will be a stage play for Digimon Adventure Tri.  The stage play will be called “, Digimon Adventure Tri: The August 1st Adventure (Digimon Adventure Tir ~ 8-gatsu Tsuitachi no Bōken~).”  The stage show will debut at the Zepp Blue Theater Ropponngi in Tokyo starting on August 5.  The show will run for 10 performances and will run until August 13. The stage play will be produced by Polygon Magic and will feature a side story starring the eight DigiDestined.   More information including price detailsRead More