HGBC 1/144 Diver Ace Unit/ Gundam 00 Diver Ace Review

As Gundam Build Divers debuted on TV in Japan, Bandai Hobby released the High Grade Build Divers 000 Gundam 00 Diver model kit at a very reasonable 1000 yen. That kit however was lacking in the accessory and detail department. Now, while it is a great introduction to Gunpla, it was very limited in its display options. Then along came the Diver Ace Unit to save the day. Included in the set is not only the Ace Unit backpack and the Diver Swords, but parts to upgrade the overall look of the Gundam 00 Diver; the parts allow…

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Attack on Titan Season 3 Toonami Premiere Date Announced

The official Toonami Facebook page has updated with the announcement that the third season of Attack on Titan will premiere on the block on August 18.  As reported previously, the world premiere for the season was screened by Funimation Entertainment in North America and Canadian theaters earlier this month. The season will later premiere in Japan on July 22. For those who haven’t been following the anime, the second season of the series finished its run on the block last July. For those who aren’t familiar with the anime, Funimation provided a short description for the…

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Funimation to Release Cowboy Bebop the Movie in North American Theaters

Funimation Films has announced that they will be releasing Cowboy Bebop the Movie in North American theaters. For those who are unaware, Cowboy Bebop the Movie was originally released in Japanese theaters under the name, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door on September 1, 2001. Whereas, it was originally released in North American theaters on August 11, 2002. The film was later released on home video in Japan on February 7, 2002, and in North America on June 28, 2011.   Funimation Films will re-release the film in theaters as a two night event starting on August 15 with the original…

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Funimation to Release Dragon Ball Super: Broly in North American Theaters

IGN has reported that Funimation Films will be releasing the Dragon Ball Super: Broly film in North America, both the United States and Canada. For those who are unaware, the film was announced earlier this week and will be the 20th film overall for the franchise. The film is set to premiere in Japan on December 14th, 2018 and the international release will be in January 2019.    IGN also revealed an official intentional poster for the film. The film is stated to feature the origins of the Saiyans and Frieza with the film taking place shortly after…

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Explore the World of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee Trailer Streamed

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee. The latest trailer features a look at some of the gameplay as well as featuring a look at some of the unique features to the game.  The trailer also takes a first look at the gym battles in the game specifically Brock and Misty. The trailer also takes a look at the co-op system in the game, which will allow players to play the game alongside a local friend. Similar to previous titles,…

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The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky Preview Streamed

The official website for The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky (Gekijōban Nanatsu no Taizai: Tenkū no Torawarebito) film has updated with a new preview.  The preview features several new characters who will be debuting in the film. The characters are consisted of new members of the Winged People Clan and the Six Knights of Black of the Demon Clan. pkjD provided a mirror for the trailer. The new characters include: Akio Ohtsuka: Zoria Reiko Suzuki: Banes Toshiyuki Morikawa: Bellion Yōko Hikasa: Gala Tooru Sakurai: Dahaka Masuo Amada: Derocchio…

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Live-Action Bleach Film Encore Screening Announced

The Japan Society website has updated with the announcement that the live-action film adaptation for the Bleach franchise will be receiving an encore screening at the Japan Cuts: Festival of New Japanese Film. The film’s first screening is set for 7:45 P.M., which is currently sold out. The second screening will be set at 11:00 P.M. on the same day. The event will be co-presented by Anime NYC and Japan Cuts. Shinsuke Satō, the director the film, will be making an appearance in the first screening to introduce the event and will also participate in a Q&A. More details including ticket…

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New York Comic Con to Host Cowboy Bebop Writer & Designers

Yesterday, Funimation Entertainment announced that it will be bringing screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto, and mechanical designer Kimitoshi Yamane to New York Comic Con. They will be attending as guests to appear at the Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary retrospective panel. In addition, Funimation is hosting a contest to win a dinner with all three staff members. Entries are open to New York Comic Con attendees who have purchased Funimation’s Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition. Funimation will select three random winners from all of the entries submitted before…

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HGUC 1/144 Gundam Ground Type (Revive Ver) Review

Breaking out of the classic 90s OVA series, Mobile Suit Gundam the 08th MS Team, the RX-97 [G] Gundam Ground Type are the primary forces of the titular 08th MS Team. Several of these units were used in ground based combat during the end of the One Year War. This Mobile Suit was developed from research done on the RX-78-2 Gundam but does not have flight capabilities of any kind or a core fighter. The HGUC 210 release of the Gundam Ground Type is an updated 1/144th scale model kit…

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Dragon Ball Super the Movie Features Broly’s First Canonical Appearance

Today, Toei Animation announced the official title for the upcoming Dragon Ball Super movie, titled Dragon Ball Super: Broly; this will mark the first canonical appearance of the “Legendary Super Saiyan,” Broly!   The character made his debut in the 1993 film, Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan; in the film Broly is revealed to have fulfilled the legend that Super Saiyan appears every thousands of years before Goku, and unlocked the form’s alleged full potential. However, this film as well as it sequels, Dragon Ball Z:…

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