SDCC 2018: Viz Media to Release Netflix Castlevania Series on Home Video

Viz Media announced at San Diego Comic Con 2018 that they have licensed the first season of the Netflix original Castlevania series. For those who are unaware, the Castlevania animated series is based on the video game franchise of the same name. The first season launched on the service on July 2017 and consisted of four 30 minute episodes. As reported earlier this July the second season will consists of eight episodes and will premiere on the service on October 26 with a third season still in production. Announcement: Castlevania is coming to home video. More info on Trevor Belmont’s quest coming…

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My Hero Academia Creator to Appear at Comic-Con International 2018

This is some news I never thought I would read and I have to say I’m so happy this is happening. Thanks to Viz Media, we’ve learned that Kohei Horikoshi,creator of My Hero Academia will be making his first ever North American appearance at San-Diego Comic-Con 2018.  To quote a bit from the Viz Media press release. “Kohei Horikoshi is scheduled to participate in a variety of events during the convention including the official MY HERO ACADEMIA panel discussion. The panel will feature several notable voice actors including Christopher R. Sabat,…

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Viz Media Licenses One Punch Man Season Two

Viz Media has recently announced they have licensed the second season for the One Punch Man anime series. Under this license, the company will be holding the main rights for”…digital streaming, TV broadcast, electronic sell-through, home media, and merchandising rights for North America, Latin America and Oceania.”   Announcement: Saitama’s back! VIZ is set to bring One-Punch Man Season 2 to fans. We’re not pulling any punches! pic.twitter.com/dlrdqq6wvK — VIZ (@VIZMedia) May 16, 2018 The second season’s staff includes: Chikara Sakurai (Replacing Shingo Natsume): Director Yoshikazu Iwanami (Replacing Shoji Hata): Sound Director Chikashi Kubota:…

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Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! Home Video Trailer Streamed

Viz Media has updated their official Youtube channel with the home video release trailer for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! For those who haven’t been following the film was a re-imagining of the original anime series. The film premiered in Japan last July and was later released internationally via Fathom events last November.  The film also premiered on Disney XD later that same month. Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on February 13.  Source: Viz Media

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Mazinger Z: INFINITY – Official Theatrical Clip Streamed

Viz Media has posted an official theatrical clip for Mazinger Z: Infinity on their official Youtube channel.  The clip features a preview of the battle between Great Mazinger and the mechanical beasts; Garada and Doublass. Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere as a two day event in theaters on February 11 and February 12. Those who are interested can order their tickets at the link listed below. Source: Viz Media, Fathom Events

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Mazinger Z: Infinity Fathom Events Trailer Streamed

Viz Media has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Mazinger Z Infinity film.  The trailer features a preview of the film’s setting and reveals that the film will have a limited theatrical release in North America via Fathom Events. The film will be screened in theaters on February 11–February 12 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Fathom Events also provided a synopsis for the film. Ten years ago, the villainous scientist Dr. Hell led his wicked followers, known as the Underground Empire, in a struggle to destroy all of humanity.…

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Tokyo Comic Con: Ultraman Anime Directors Revealed

During the Tokyo Comic Con, Tsuburaya Productions hosted an Ultraman event to unveil the staff and team behind the 2019 anime series! Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Harlock: Space Pirate) are announced to be co-directing the adaptation of Eiichi Shimizu, and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. In addition, Production I.G and Sola Digital Arts, studios attributed to both directors, will be producing the series in 3D CG. Also, the event feature a short promotional video for upcoming anime adaptation.   Eiichi Shimizu and…

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Tsuburaya Productions Reveals Ultraman Anime Adaptation

Over the past few days, Tsuburaya Productions had a countdown clock running pertaining to Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. This countdown led to an easily and highly anticipated reveal, that the manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation. Now, the only unfortunate thing about the Ultraman anime is that it is not scheduled for a 2018 release; fans are going to have wait for almost another year, as the series is slated for 2019.   Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga series began in 2011. The series was…

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NYCC 2017: Viz Media Licenses 2 Pokémon Sun & Moon Manga

Viz Media has announced at New York Comic Con 2017 that they have licensed two new Pokémon Sun & Moon Manga titles. The first manga series is the Pokémon Sun & Moon (Pocket Monsters Special Sun Moon) manga series by Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto.  The second title is Pokémon Horizon: Sun & Moon by Tenya Yabuno.  They have also licensed the Pompom Pokémon craft book. The Pokémon Adventures (Pocket Monsters: Special) manga series’ Sun/Moon arc debuted in the CoroCoro Ichiban! magazine on November 21, 2016. Viz Media will be releasing the first volume of the arc in Spring 2018. The Pompom Pokémon craft book will be released in Summer 2018.  The craft…

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Viz Media Licenses Infini-T Force

Viz Media has recently announced at Anime Weekend Alanta 2017 that they have licensed the Infini-T Force anime series and film.  Under the license Viz media will focus on marketing “digital streaming, electronic sell-through, home video, and merchandise for North America, Latin America and Oceania. It also includes theatrical distribution for the film.”   Viz Media provided a trailer for their release of Infini-T Force. For those who are unaware, Infini-T Force is an anime series that is a 3D CGTV project created by Tatsunoko Productions as a part of the 55th anniversary celebration of the company. The series will focus…

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