Nintendo Direct September 2017: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.  The latest trailer was featured during today’s Nintendo Direct and features several details about the upcoming game. First, it has been revealed that the game is set in the world of Alrest where giant creatures called Titans live within the world alongside humans.  The center of the world is where the World Tree rests where legends tell a paradise called Elysium may lie.  Several groups are looking for a weapon called the Aegis in order to use its power to enter the Elysium.  The world below is split…

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Netflix Announces Cyborg 009: Call of Justice Stream Date

Netflix has updated with the announcement that Cyborg 009: Call of Justice will be available on the service starting on February 10. Cyborg 009: Call of Justice was first announced to stream worldwide last December, however today the service has revealed the actual release date. The three part film series will be split into 12 episodes on Netflix. Netflix provided a short synopsis for the film series. Years after taking up normal lives incognito, the cyborgs are forced to fight again when the superhuman Blessed appears with a plan for humanity. Source: Netflix, ANN

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Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with the reveal trailer for the next game in Xeno series.  The next game in the series will be titled “, Xenoblade Chronicles 2.”  Similar to the previous two games in the franchise Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be developed by Monolith Soft. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Source: Nintendo

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Cyborg 009: Call of Justice Promo Streamed – Battle With the Emperor

The official Toho Animation Youtube channel has recently updated with a new trailer for Cyborg 009: Call of Justice films.   The latest trailer features the team fighting against the Emperor. The trailer also features the main theme song for the film titled “, A.I. am Human,”  performed by Monkey Majik. Source: ANN, Toho Animation, Official Cyborg 009 Website

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Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Manga Adaptation Announced

It was recently announced by Comic Clear, a manga website owned by Kadokawa, that there will be a manga adaptation for the upcoming Cyborg 009 Call of Justice film. The manga will debut on the website on November 25 to coincide with the release of the first film.  The first chapter will launch on December 9 at 9 AM JST and will update with the following chapters on the second Friday of every month. The manga will be illustrated by Akhiro Kimura, which will be based on the scripts by Kenji Kamiyama, Ryou Higaki, Kurasumi Sunayama, and Harumi Doki.   Source: Comic Clear, ANN

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Kazuhiko Inoue Cast as Emperor In Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Film

It was recently announced at the Tokyo Film Festival during the worldwide premiere of Cyborg 009 Call of Justice that Kazuhiko Inoue is playing the Emperor.  Those who watched the 1979 anime series will know him as the voice of Cyborg 009/ Joe Shimamura. ANN posted a quick description of the film’s story. The story depicts Joe Shimamura and the other cyborgs’ struggle with the Bresudo, a group of people who possess superhuman powers and intellect, and have manipulated human history since ancient times. Bresudo’s goals are unknown, and they cast a dark shadow over the world. Although…

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Yui Makino Joins Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Film Cast

The official Cyborg 009 website has recently updated with the announcement that Yui Makino will be joining the cast of the upcoming Cyborg 009 Call of Justice film.  She will be playing  Lieutenant Katarina Canetti in the film. ANN posted a short bio of the character. In the anime, Canetti is a cool, composed Lieutenant of the “Guardians,” the United Nations’ counter-terrorist special forces. She is under orders to pursue the cyborgs, but also carries a certain secret, and will be key to the anime’s narrative. The cast now consists of: Misato Fukuen – 001/Ivan Whisky Takuya…

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Cyborg 009 Call of Justice Trailer Streamed

Recently the official website for Cyborg 009 Call of Justice has updated with a trailer for the film.   The trailer features the series’ theme song titled “, A.I. am Human,” performed by Monky Majik. The film will be split in three parts and they will all premiere as a special limited theatrical releases.     The film series is apart of the franchise’s 50th anniversary. The film schedule will go as follows. Part 1 – November 25 Part 2 – December 2 Part 3 – December 9 The cast of the film includes: Keisuke Koumoto – 009/Joe Shimamura Risa…

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Toho Animation to Produce Cyborg 009 Call of Justice

Yesterday, Toho Animation revealed it is producing a new 3D CG anime series celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Shotaro Ishinomori’s classic manga, Cyborg 009. The series is titled Cyborg 009 Call of Justice, consisting of three parts which will receive limited theatrical releases in Japan. The first part releases on November 25th, the second part on December 2nd, and the final part on December 9th. The site features a trailer for the series revealing the staff and a visual poster for the character designs. Both feature the tagline, “When a…

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