TOHO recently revealed details for the 2019 Pokémon film during their 2019 lineup presentation. The film will be titled, “Mewtwo’s Counterattack Evolution (Mew Two no Gyakushū Evolution) and it is set to premiere on July 12, 2019 in Japan. The film will be the 22nd overall film in the franchise. A trailer for the film was revealed during the Japanese screenings of Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us (Gekijōban Pocket Monster: Minna no Monogatari). Unfortunately an official upload for the trailer is not available at this time. The title for the film is a reference to the Japanese nameRead More
Warner Bros. recently released the first trailer for Detective Pikachu on their official Youtube channel. The trailer features a look at the film’s setting and takes a peak at how the Pokémon will look in the film. The trailer also features a look at the main characters, Tim (Justice Smith) and Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds). Detective Pikachu will premiere in theaters on May 10, 2019. The world of Pokémon comes to life! The first-ever live-action Pokémon movie, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular character in the first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic face ofRead More
Several news outlets have announced that a live-action film adaptation of the My Hero Academia franchise is in the works at Legendary Pictures. The project will be overseen by Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter for Legendary Pictures. Whereas, Ryosuke Yoritomi will oversee the project for Shueisha, who is the publisher of the manga. In addition, the film will be distributed by Toho in Japan. The Hollywood Reporter provided a description for the project. Legendary is producing a feature film based on the property, which takes place in a world where 80 percent of people have developed powers, known as quirks. One boy, who has noRead More
Recently the TOHO Animation Youtube channel has updated with a trailer for Studio Trigger and XFlag’s collaboration project, Promare. The trailer reveals that their project will be a film project, and will receive a theatrical release in Japan in 2019. The official website for the project also revealed an official visual as well as a reveal of the staff. According to ANN, the tagline for the visual translates as “The world ablaze.” The staff includes: Studio Trigger, Kazuki Nakashima: Original Work Hiroyuji Imaishi: Director Kazuki Nakashima: Script Writer Shigeto Koyama: Character/Mechanical Designer Sushio: Animation Tomotaka Kubo: Art Director Saishi Ichiko:Read More
The oficial Detective Pikachu film Twitter page has updated with the official logo for the Detective Pikachu film. The logo was first unveiled at the 2018 Pokémon World Championships by director, Rob Letterman along with cast members Justin Smith, and Kathryn Newton. Get ready. POKÉMON #DetectivePikachuMovie hits theaters Summer 2019! @Pokemon pic.twitter.com/DCbIARDnw4 — POKÉMON Detective Pikachu (@DetPikachuMovie) August 24, 2018 For those who are not aware, the film is a live-action adaptation of the Detective Pikachu spin-off game as well as the first live-action film adaptation of the Pokémon franchise as a whole. The Detective Pikachu film is set to premiere in theaters inRead More
Funimation recently updated their official Youtube channel with an English Dub clip for the My Hero Academia Two Heroes film. As reported earlier, Funimation and TOHO hosted the worldwide debut of the film at Anime Expo ppm July 5 and the film later premiered in Japan on August 3. Funimation will distribute the film to over 400 theaters within the United States and Canada on the following dates. September 25-27 September 29, October 2 Screenings on September 25, 27 and the 29 will feature the original Japanese audio with English Subtitles. The screenings onRead More
Toho has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new promotional video for My Hero Academia: Two Heroes. The new promotional video features the film’s theme song titled, “Long Hope Philia,” which is performed by Masaki Suda and composed/ written by Hiromu Akita (amazarashi). The film had its world premiere presented by Funimation and Toho at this year’s Anime Expo on July 5. The film will premiere in Japanese theaters on August 3. Funimation will be screening the film in 400 theaters within the United States and Canada. The film will be screened on September 25-29 and on October 2. WhileRead More
Several news outlets have reported that the live-action film adaptation for the Detective Pikachu spin-off video game is moving to Warner Brothers for distribution outside of Japan and China. Toho will continue to distribute the film in Japan. For those who aren’t aware the film for was initially set to be distributed by Universal, however this isn’t much of a surprise since details on the project have been scarce outside of some casting announcements. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.Currently the film is still set for a May 10,Read More
The recent issue of the Shonen Jump magazine has revealed a new cast member for the the My Hero Academia: Two Heroes film. The new cast member is Ryohei Kimura who will voicing the younger self of David Shield. The magazine also revealed that the next issue of the magazine will also feature a spin-off one shot manga titled, “Everyone is Surely Someone’s Hero (Kitto Daremo ga Dareka no Hero).” The manga will consist of 15 pages and will focus on Melissa, one of the characters introduced in the film. The manga will be illustrated by Yōkō Akiyama. The next issueRead More
The official My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero) website has updated with new official character designs for the film. The new concept images feature a look at at All Might’s younger self as well as the party dress designs for the main characters. As reported earlier, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero) will have a world premiere screening this weekend at Anime Expo on July 5. The film will later debut in Japanese theaters on August 3 and will also be released in both the U.S.Read More
Toho has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for My Hero Adacemia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero). The latest trailer features a look at the new characters that will be introduced in the film as well as previewing the film’s theme song titled, “Long Hope Philia,” which is performed by Masaki Suda and composed by Hiromu Akita. Earlier this May, new cast members and production details were revealed for the film. The film will have a world premiere screening at Anime Expo on July 5, which will feature theRead More
Over the weekend, the official My Hero Academia film website updated with a new visual for the film. The latest features a look at Melissa and Devitt, who are two new characters that will make a debut appearance in the film. Mirai Shida will be voicing Melissa, who is a “quirkless girl,” and meets Deku on I Island. Her friend’s father, Devitt, will be voiced by Katushisa Namase. Devitt is a scientist who specializes in creating support items for heroes and was a friend of All Might when they were younger. Melissa tries her best to follow in Devitt’s footsteps. The film is titled, “MyRead More
Deadline has reported that Omar Chaparro has jointed the cast of the live-action Detective Pikachu film, however currently his role has not been confirmed at this time. The confirmed cast include: Justice Smith Kathryn Newton Ken Watanabe: Detective Yoshida Ryan Reynolds: Detective Pikachu Bill Nighy Chris Geere Rita Ora Omar Chaparro Detective Pikachu will premiere on May 10, 2019.
The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Rita Ora will be joining the cast for the Live-Action Detective Pikachu film, although currently her role in the film has not been revealed. The current cast list includes: Justice Smith Kathryn Newton Ken Watanabe: Detective Yoshida Ryan Reynolds: Detective Pikachu Bill Nighy Chris Geere Rita Ora No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.
The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Bill Nighy and Chris Geere have joined the cast for the Live-Action Detective Pikachu film. The current cast for the film includes: Justice Smith Kathryn Newton Ken Watanabe: Detective Yoshida Ryan Reynolds: Detective Pikachu Bill Nighy Chris Geere Currently their characters have not been confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.