Netflix Japan Announces Yu Yu Hakusho Live-Action Adaptation

Today, Netflix announced that a live-action adaptation of Yoshihiro Togashi’s manga, Yu Yu Hakusho is in production. However, this live-action adaptation is being produced through its Japanese branch. Currently, the staff includes Netflix’s contents acquisition director Kazutaka Sakamoto as executive producer, and Akira Morii as producer. The series is being produced at Robot, which also produced the live-action adaptations for Space Battleship Yamato, and Assassination Classroom.   Executive producer Sakamoto is noted to have grown up reading the original manga, and seeing the anime. In addition, Sakamoto acknowledges the series…

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Shenmue Anime Adaptation Announced!

Last night, Crunchyroll announced via their Virtual Crunchyroll Expo that an anime based on the beloved SEGA franchise, Shenmue has been greenlit. Now, it is my honor as the resident Shenmue super-fan to bring this news to you, our readers…   The details thus far are that this will be a 13-episode series, and will be animated by studio Telecom Animation Film. Whereas, the series director will be Chikara Sakurai. In addition, the anime will also be a joint collaboration with Crunchyroll and Adult Swim in terms of licensing for…

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Anime NYC: TMS Entertainment Announces Megalo Box Sequel

Today at Anime NYC, TMS Entertainment announced that they are currently developing a sequel to their anime series Megalo Box. For those unaware, Megalo Box is an original story and production that commemorates the 50th anniversary of Ikki Kajiwara (Asao Takamori) and Tetsuya Chiba’s manga, Ashita no Joe. The series features, a man called JD (Junk Dog) who participates in underground boxing matches. However, these matches require people use metal frames to enhance fights, and make them more lethal. Below is the official teaser trailer for the upcoming season: Just…

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My Hero Academia S4 Coming to Toonami

Happy Friday heroes! My Hero Academia Season four is coming to the Toonami block November 9th. The first episode will air at 11pm, kicking off the Toonami anime block. Other anime that are set to air on Toonami are the following. 11:30p – One Punch Man 12:00a – Dr. Stone 12:30a – Fire Force 1:00a – Food Wars! 1:30a – Demon Slayer 2:00a – Black Clover 2:30a – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind 3:00a – Naruto: Shippuden 3:30a – Lupin the 3rd part 5 4:00a – Attack on Titan So for…

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One Punch Man Season 2 Coming to Toonami

Happy Thursday heroes, as today we have learned that One Punch Man season two will be making its premiere on Toonami October 12th. One Punch Man season two aired earlier this year in Japan and now Toonami will have its time to bring this series to its loyal viewers. Season two has 12 episodes and explores more of Saitama’s life as a hero among other plot lines. I still need to sit down and watch the season myself, so I might do that this weekend when I have the time…

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Sword Art Online: Alicization to Premiere on Toonami

The official Sword Art Online twitter page has updated with the announcement that Sword Art Online: Alicization will premiere on Toonami on February 9 at 12:30 A.M. EST.  For those who are not aware, the Sword Art Online: Alicization anime is an adaptation of the Reki Kawahara and abec’s light novel. System Call! Sword Art Online Alicization is coming to #Toonami on February 9th! Be sure to catch the one hour special episode starting at 12:30AM! pic.twitter.com/5dbvEixPkt — Sword Art Online (@SwordArtUSA) January 24, 2019 Hulu provided an official description for the anime. “Where…am I…?” Before he knows it, Kirito has…

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Crunchyroll & Adult Swim to Produce Blade Runner Anime Series

Variety has reported that Alcon Television Group will be teaming up with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll to produce/ distribute an anime series that is inspired by “Blade Runner 2049.” The series will be titled, “Blade Runner- Black Lotus,” which is stated to consist of 13 half-hour episodes. Although details about the project are scarce at this time, it is said that series will be set in the year 2032 and will feature appearances of characters seen within the Blade Runner universe. Jason DeMarco, SVP director of Adult Swim, had this to say about the project. “I first saw ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982,…

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New Dub Cast Members Revealed For My Hero Academia

Funimation has revealed new English Dub cast members for the third season of the My Hero Academia anime series on their official Twitter page. The new English Dub cast members include: Amber Lee Conners: Emi Fukukado (Ms. Joke) Kristen McGuire: Tatami Nakagame Kenny Green: Yokumiru Mera Lee George: Itejiro Toteki Bryce Papenbrook: Yo Shindo  Brittney Karbowski: Camie Utsushimi Stephen Fu: Seiji Shishikura Matt Shipman: Inasa Yoarashi My Hero Academia is currently airing on Toonami every Saturday at 11:30 P.M EST. This weekend the series will air at 11 P.M. EST.  August 18, the series will start…

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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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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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