Bin Shimada Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Bin Shimada will be joining the anime cast as Lieutenant General Narizō Arisaka. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Volume 10 Chapter 94 of the manga series. Arisaka debuted in the fourth episode of the second season of the anime series, which recently aired in Japan. As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description…

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Takaya Hashi Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Takaya Hashi will be joining the cast of the anime series. He will be voicing Shirosuke Inudō, who is the warden of Abashiri Prison. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Chapter 86, which was featured in the ninth volume of the manga series. As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In…

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Funimation and Crunchyroll Exit Co-licensing Partnership

Variety has reported that Funimation will soon be ending their agreement with Crunchyroll after a two year pact. The decision for not renewing the 2016 agreement with Crunchyroll is the decision of Sony Pictures Television, who bought Funimation last year. Also under this deal, Funimation will end their partnership with the VRV service. Sony is striving to make the company “a global sub[titled] and dub anime brand,” which is confirmed by Gen Fukunaga (Funimation’s president and CEO).  Fukunaga has stated that the deal will “ended amicably this month.” Starting on November 9, FunimationNow subscribers…

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Akeno Watanabe Joins Golden Kamuy Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Akeno Watanabe will be joining the cast of the anime series. Watanabe will be playing the character Cikapasi.  As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of…

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NYCC 2018: Viz Media Announces Boruto Anime Home Video Release

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 details…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero

Figure-Oh Magazine recently revealed that Tamashii Nations is going to be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero in early 2019. However, today the official website activated the official product page regarding the figure, and its release. S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero is a February 2019 retail release, which places this figure three months after the Premium Bandai S.H.Figuarts release for the character’s powered-up form, Ultraman Zero Beyond.   Now, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero features several optional parts, and accessories. First off, the figure will feature a replacement head, an optional Color Timer, and an optional wrist…

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Golden Kamuy Season 2 Key Visual Revealed

The official Golden Kamuy website has updated with a new key visual for the upcoming season of the anime series. The second season of the series will premiere on  Tokyo MX, Sapporo TV, Jidaigeki Senmon Channel, Yomiuri TV, and BS11 on October 8. The first episode will be streamed a day earlier on Fuji TV’s FOD service starting at 10:00 A.M. and will be available until 11:00 P.M. on October 8. Crunchyroll will similcast the second season and the English dub will be available on FunimationNow. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth…

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New Cast Member Announced For Golden Kamuy Season Two

The official Golden Kamuy website has announced that Yūma Uchida will be joining the cast for the anime series as Yasuku Edogai.  Sayuri and the band My First Story are collaborating to play the opening theme song for the upcoming season titled, “Reimei.” The band Eastern Youth will be performing the ending theme song for the season titled, “The Clock Tower’s Bell (Tokeidai no Kane).” Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When he…

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Golden Kamuy’s Second Season Added to Crunchyroll Fall Catalogue

Crunchyroll has recently announced that the second season of the Golden Kamuy anime will be added to their Fall 2018 Catalogue. The series will available for Crunchyroll members worldwide except for Asia starting on Monday, October 8.  The first season of the anime premiered on the service on Monday, April 9 and the English dub for the series premiered on FunimationNow on April 30. The first season consisted of 12 episodes. Crunchyroll provided a description for the series. The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji…

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One Piece: Episode of Skypiea Special to Simulcast on AnimeLab, Crunchyroll, & Funimation

The official Toei Animation facebook page has updated with the announcement that One Piece: Episode of Skypiea will simulcast on Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Animelab on August 25.The episode will be will available to viewers located in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. For those who are not aware, the episode is anime special that retells the Skypiea arc of the anime. The arc also was the second and last part of the Sky Island Saga in both the anime and manga. The arc covered episodes 153-195 of the anime series, which span for a total of 43 episodes.…

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