Kouji Kikkawa to Perform Mazinger Z: Infinity Film Ending Theme

The official Mazinger Z: Infinity film website has updated with an announcement that Kouji Kikkawa will be performing the ending theme for the film.  The ending theme for the film will be titled, “The Last Letter.” According to the website Kikkawa commented that “the song was made with the image of a pilot and his robots going beyond their limits and sharing a connection and sorrow.”  Go Nagai, creator of the Mazinger Z franchise stated that the the song will “make the people who went crazy over Mazinger Z remember the good times.”  Kikkawa is best known for his work in Tokusatsu such as the…

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Mazinger Z: Infinity Film Details Revealed

The official Mazinger Z: Infinity website has updated with new details about the upcoming film. It has been revealed that Great Mazinger will also be making an appearance in the film.  Great Mazinger is the main character that appears in the anime/ manga of the same name.  The anime series ran from September 8, 1974 –  September 28, 1975.  The manga series was published by Kodansha in October 1974 and ran until October 1975.  The manga ran for 2 volumes.   The website also revealed the cast members for the film. The cast members include: Toshihiko Seki: Tetsuya Tsurugi – A hero who helped Koji…

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Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 3: Confession Dub Trailers Streamed

Shout Factory has updated their official Youtube channel with new dub clips for Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 3: Confession.  The third chapter in the Digimon Adventure Tri OVA series originally premiered in Japan on September 24 and was also simulcasted on Crunchyroll.   Shout Factory provided a synopsis for Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 3: Confession. “The Time Draws Near…” Tai and his friends are haunted by the infection that resulted Meicoomon destroying Leomon. What could have caused it? When did it occur? Now, all of the Digimon are quarantined, in hopes that answers can be found and…

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Crunchyroll to Stream Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis

Toei Animation has announced on their official Twitter page that Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis will be streaming on Crunchyroll.  The penultimate chapter will be simulcasted on the service on September 30 (JST) so expect it to arrive on the service in morning of September 29 (P.T.).  No other details are confirmed at this time, however expect to see more information within the next couple of days. On Sept. 30 in Japan, Digimon Adventure tri. chapter 5, "Kyousei" ("Symbiosis") will be simulcasting on @Crunchyroll! Who's ready?? pic.twitter.com/1RmJBSnzN9 — Toei Animation (@ToeiAnimation) September 26, 2017 Source: Toei Animation

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Bluefin Brands Announces S.H.Figuarts Goku Black Release

Bluefin Brands has updated their official website with release details for S.H.Figuarts Goku Black.  The figure will be released next April priced at $65.    The figure will include: Alternate Super Saiyan Rosé head Black Kamehameha Wave Effect Violent Fierce God Slicer Alternated face parts X2  Exchangeable wrists (Left X2, Right X5)     “I’m impressed a human made it this far. Now I’ve got something special to show you…” Transform into Super Saiyan Rose! From the “Future Trunks” arc of “Dragon Ball Super” comes a much-requested figure of GOKU BLACK! Includes Super Saiyan Rose, letting you…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Goku Black

Over night, Premium Bandai listed up two order pages for upcoming anime related S.H.Figuarts releases. The first order page to be listed was for S.H.Figuarts Goku Black from Dragon Ball Super. S.H.Figuarts Goku Black will include an optional head to be displayed in Super Saiyan Rosé. In addition, it will include a Black Kamehameha Wave Effect and his energy blade, the Violent Fierce God Slicer. Furthermore, the basic Goku head will have three optional expressions whereas, the Super Saiyan Rosé will have two. Also, the figure will feature at least two pairs…

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Shout Factory Announces Digimon Adventure tri.: Confession Blu-Ray Release Date

Shout Factory has recently opened pre-orders for Digimon Adventure tri.: Confession. The next chapter in the Digimon Adventure tri. will be released on December 5 priced at the MSRP of $24.97.  Those who purchase the Blu-ray/ DVD Combo at Shout Factory’s website will also receive a special lithograph as well as receiving it two weeks earlier. Shout Factory also provided a synopsis. “The Time Draws Near…” Tai and his friends are haunted by the infection that resulted Meicoomon destroying Leomon. What could have caused it? When did it occur? Now, all of the Digimon are quarantined, in hopes…

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Saint Seiya CG Remake Series Announced For Netflix

Cinema Today has reported that a new CG remake of the original “Saint Seiya” series in the works. The series is currently tilted, “Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya, ” and will stream exclusively as a Netflix original series. The series will cover the “Galaxy War Arc”  and will continue up the “Silver Saint Arc.”  Each episode will run for 30 minutes and the series will consist of 12 episodes.  The series will be directed by Yoshiharu Asui and will be produced by Toei Animation. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.   Source: Cinema Today

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Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis Trailer Streamed

Recently a new trailer for Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis has been posted to Dailymotion.  The latest trailer features a look at some of the events that will featured in the fifth installment of the series.  Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 5: Symbiosis will have a limited screen event in theaters in Japan starting September 30.  Expect a simulcast of the latest chapter on Crunchyroll around the same time. Withthewill provided a translation for the dialogue featured in the trailer. Hikari! [on screen text: The more honest and sensitive one is…] Hikari! [on…

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Official Images: Digivolving Spirits 02 Metal Garurumon

Bandai Tamashii has updated their website with official images for Digivolution Spirits 02 Metal Garurumon.  For those who are unaware the Digivolution Spirits figures are updated versions of the Digivolving figures released in the original Digimon Adventure toyline that feature die-cast parts and new tooling. Pre-orders for the figure will open at the various online retailers on August 1 and will be released next January priced at 7,776 Yen.   Source: Bandai Tamashii

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