Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky Manga Ending in January

The recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine has announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Astray: Tenkū no Princess) manga will be ending in the upcoming issue, which will be released on January 26, 2019. For those who are not aware, the Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Skyis the 11th manga project based on the Gundam Seed Astray series. The manga first launched in August 2015 and the recent compiled volume was released in Japan on September 26.  The manga features the story…

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Good Smile Company Launches Investment Firm

Recently, the Japanese figure and toy manufacturer Good Smile Company announced that the company established a new investment firm during November; the investment firm, Good Smile Partners, will invest in contents, creators, artists and research to raise the value of the company. In addition, the intent of the firm is to have new projects aiming towards “the future of entertainment.” Furthermore, Good Smile Company board member Gentarō Iwasa is in charge of firm as the representative director.   Good Smile Company is best known internationally for the production of its Figma…

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My Hero Academia Season 4 Release Date

PLUS ULTRA! We have learned that the next season of My Hero Academia will be coming out October 2019. Now, as someone who loves this manga along with the anime, I could not be happier. I am hoping that with this long of a wait, we can get some really good scenes animated, especially if the Studio Bones is working on the season. I know fans are upset at this news, but as someone who reads the manga I can say that the manga is not that far ahead of…

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New Shonen Jump Subscription Service

We have got some great news coming out of Viz Media. The company is coming out with a Shonen Jump subscription service, for comic fans think Comixology Unlimited but for anime fans. For free starting December 17th, fans can get the latest three chapters of the current Shonen Jump manga series that are ongoing, like One Piece, Boruto, and My Hero Academia as examples. With the membership, fans will obtain access to the digital vault which will contain the various series featured in Shonen Jump since 2003. Now, the best and…

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Zoids Wild Switch Game Teaser Streamed

Takara Tomy has updated their official Youtube channel with a teaser trailer for the Zoids Wild video game. For those who are not aware, the game was revealed alongside the announcement of the Zoids Wild project.  The latest trailer features a look at some of the gameplay as well as previewing some of the Zoids that will be featured in the game. The game will launch for the Nintendo Switch in Japan on February 28 priced at 6,458 yen. The first round copies of the game will also include Wild Liger Evil parts that can be used with the  ZW-01 Wild Liger toy or a…

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Goku Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon

What’s happening heroes? In some news I did not see coming, Goku is receiving a balloon in the upcoming Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This is a huge moment given that the Macy’s Parade celebrates American pop culture icons; for Goku to receive a balloon is a huge moment in history. It is showing the world that Dragonball Z is being recognized as apart of American pop culture history. I do not think we will have other anime related balloons besides him and Pikachu, but for what it is worth I…

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The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Anthology Details Revealed

Kodansha Comics has recently revealed details for the upcoming The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Anthology comics. For those who are unaware, the comics feature the joint collaboration between Shirow Masamune, creator of the Ghost in the Shell franchise, and various Western comic creators. The anthology will feature fully colored stories based on several Ghost in the Shell characters. The company revealed official descriptions for the anthology as well as finalized cover art illustrated by Dustin Ngyuen. Story 1: “Automatic Behavior” by Max Gladstone & David López  In this story by Max Gladstone, author of the Hugo-nominated Craft Sequence novels,…

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Fairy Tail City Hero Spin-Off Manga Revealed

Yesterday, Hiro Mashima the author of Rave Master and Fairy Tail, revealed the tentative title and a visual the upcoming Fairy Tail spin-off manga. This manga’s tentatively titled Fairy Tail City Hero, and is schedule to debut this fall. Fairy Tail City Hero will be written by series creator, but instead feature Ushio Andō providing the story and art. In the meantime, Hiro Mashima is working on his newest series, Eden Zero, which debut in the 30th issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine.   However, Mashima did reveal that there are…

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Penguin Research to Perform Ending Theme & Insert Song for Zoids Wild Anime

The official twitter page for the Japanese band, Penguin Research has updated with the announcement that they will be performing the ending and one of the insert theme songs for the Zoids Wild anime series.  The ending theme song will be titled, “Wild Blue,” while the insert song the band will be performing will be known as “Shōnen no Boku e.”   For those who are unaware, Penguin Research is known for playing theme songs for Durarara!!×2 Ketsu, Magi: Adventure of Sinbad, and ReLIFE. 【タイアップ情報】待望の新曲にタイアップが決定(・v・)!7月7日から放送がスタートするTVアニメ「ゾイドワイルド」の挿入歌『WILD BLUE』と、EDテーマ『少年の僕へ』をPENGUIN RESEARCHが手掛けております!ぜひ放送をチェックしてください(・v・)! https://t.co/g6AfiSwmqA #ゾイドワイルド — PENGUIN RESEARCH (@PGR_info) June 8, 2018 Zoids Wild will premiere on MBA and TBS…

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Zoids Wild Anime Preview Streamed

Takara Tomy recently revealed new new promotional video for the Zoids Wild anime series.  The latest promotional video features a look at the main character, Arashi and his personal Zoid, the Wild Liger.  As reported earlier this May, Arashi will be voiced by Kensho Ono. For those who are unaware, Zoids Wild is the latest series in the Zoids franchise, which was announced this February. The company also revealed a commercial for the toys. Zoids Wild will premiere on MBA and TBS starting on July 7 and new episodes will air on Saturdays at 6:30 A.M. JST.  Source: ANN, Takara Tomy  

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