The official live-action Tokyo Ghoul website has updated with the announcement that Noboyuki Suzuki will be returning to reprise his role as Kōtarō Amon in Tokyo Ghoul 2. The previously revealed cast members include: Masataka Kubota: Ken Kaneki Maika Yamamoto: Tōka Kirishima Shū Tsukiyama: Shota Matsuda Shunya Shiraishi: Nishiki Nishio Kai Ogasawara: Hideyoshi “Hide” Nagachicka The first live-action Tokyo Ghoul film premiered at Anime Expo in July 3, 2017 and later premiered on July 7 in Berlin. The film made its first Japanese debut at the Marunouchi Piccadilly theater in Chiyoda, Tokyo on July 10 and also madeRead More
The official live-action Tokyo Ghoul website has updated with the announcement that Hiyori Sakurada will be reprising her role as Hinami Fueguchi in Tokyo Ghoul 2. The previously revealed cast members include: Masataka Kubota: Ken Kaneki Maika Yamamoto: Tōka Kirishima Shū Tsukiyama: Shota Matsuda Additionally, it was also revealed that Shunya Shiraishi will be returning to reprise his role as Nishiki Nishio. Kai Ogasawara will also be returning to play his role as Hideyoshi “Hide” Nagachika. The first live-action Tokyo Ghoul film premiered at Anime Expo in July 3, 2017 and later premiered on July 7 in Berlin. The film made its first Japanese debut atRead More
Viz Media recently revealed the release date for the US theatrical premiere date for the Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission film. Viz Media will be screening the film at select theaters on January 30. For those who are not aware, the film is the second film based on the Hunter X Hunter franchise. The film first premiered in Japan on December 27, 2013 in Japan. Viz Media also provided a trailer for the film as well as an official synopsis. CineLife Entertainment, in partnership with VIZ Media, will be distributing Hunter x Hunter: The LastRead More
The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that the band ЯeaL will be performing the new ending theme song for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime series. The ending theme song titled, “Tsuyogari Loser,” will premiere in January. The song will replace the current ending theme song titled, “Polaris,” which is performed by Hitorie. The new ending theme song will be available as a single on February 20 and an “anime size” version of the song will be available early as a digital release on January 7. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is currently airing in Japan with new episodes on Sundays atRead More
The official Tokyo Ghoul live-action film website has updated with some details for the upcoming film. The film currently titled, “Tokyo Ghoul 2,” will premiere in theaters in Japan in Summer 2019. Shochicku, the distributor for the film, also revealed an official movie still of the film. The movie still features a look at the main character, Ken Keneki, who is portrayed by Masataka Kubota. Next, some new characters were revealed, which takes another look at Ken Keneki along with Maika Yamamoto (Tōka Kirishima) and Shū Tsukiyama (Shota Matsuda). Maika will be replacing Fuminika Shimizu, who previously played the characterRead More
Viz Media announced that they will be releasing the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations anime series on home video during the Shonen Jump panel at New York Comic Con 2018. The series will be released on home video in Spring 2019. For those who are not aware, the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations is based on the spin-off manga series that features Naruto’s son, Boruto. The series originally premiered in Japan in April 2017. Viz Media is simulcasting the series on Hulu and is also available on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series premiered on Toonami on September 29. No other detailsRead More
Viz Media announced at San Diego Comic Con 2018 that they have licensed the first season of the Netflix original Castlevania series. For those who are unaware, the Castlevania animated series is based on the video game franchise of the same name. The first season launched on the service on July 2017 and consisted of four 30 minute episodes. As reported earlier this July the second season will consists of eight episodes and will premiere on the service on October 26 with a third season still in production. Announcement: Castlevania is coming to home video. More info on Trevor Belmont’s quest comingRead More
Viz Media has recently announced they have licensed the second season for the One Punch Man anime series. Under this license, the company will be holding the main rights for”…digital streaming, TV broadcast, electronic sell-through, home media, and merchandising rights for North America, Latin America and Oceania.” Announcement: Saitama’s back! VIZ is set to bring One-Punch Man Season 2 to fans. We’re not pulling any punches! pic.twitter.com/dlrdqq6wvK — VIZ (@VIZMedia) May 16, 2018 The second season’s staff includes: Chikara Sakurai (Replacing Shingo Natsume): Director Yoshikazu Iwanami (Replacing Shoji Hata): Sound Director Chikashi Kubota:Read More
Viz Media has posted an official theatrical clip for Mazinger Z: Infinity on their official Youtube channel. The clip features a preview of the battle between Great Mazinger and the mechanical beasts; Garada and Doublass. Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere as a two day event in theaters on February 11 and February 12. Those who are interested can order their tickets at the link listed below.
Viz Media has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Mazinger Z Infinity film. The trailer features a preview of the film’s setting and reveals that the film will have a limited theatrical release in North America via Fathom Events. The film will be screened in theaters on February 11–February 12 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Fathom Events also provided a synopsis for the film. Ten years ago, the villainous scientist Dr. Hell led his wicked followers, known as the Underground Empire, in a struggle to destroy all of humanity.Read More
Over the past few days, Tsuburaya Productions had a countdown clock running pertaining to Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. This countdown led to an easily and highly anticipated reveal, that the manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation. Now, the only unfortunate thing about the Ultraman anime is that it is not scheduled for a 2018 release; fans are going to have wait for almost another year, as the series is slated for 2019. Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga series began in 2011. The series was originallyRead More
Viz Media has announced at New York Comic Con 2017 that they have licensed two new Pokémon Sun & Moon Manga titles. The first manga series is the Pokémon Sun & Moon (Pocket Monsters Special Sun Moon) manga series by Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto. The second title is Pokémon Horizon: Sun & Moon by Tenya Yabuno. They have also licensed the Pompom Pokémon craft book. The Pokémon Adventures (Pocket Monsters: Special) manga series’ Sun/Moon arc debuted in the CoroCoro Ichiban! magazine on November 21, 2016. Viz Media will be releasing the first volume of the arc in Spring 2018. The Pompom Pokémon craft book will be released in Summer 2018. The craftRead More
Viz Media has recently announced at Anime Weekend Alanta 2017 that they have licensed the Infini-T Force anime series and film. Under the license Viz media will focus on marketing “digital streaming, electronic sell-through, home video, and merchandise for North America, Latin America and Oceania. It also includes theatrical distribution for the film.” Viz Media provided a trailer for their release of Infini-T Force. For those who are unaware, Infini-T Force is an anime series that is a 3D CGTV project created by Tatsunoko Productions as a part of the 55th anniversary celebration of the company. The series will focusRead More
Recently pre-orders have opened up at Barnes & Noble, which reveals that VIZ Media will be releasing Pokémon: Indigo League: Season 1 on Blu-ray. This release marks the first time the English dub of the original season of the anime series has been released in this format. Season 1 of the original anime series will be released on November 14 priced at the MSRP of $69.99. Those who are interested can pre-order their copy at the link below.