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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Pokémon: Indigo League Blu-Ray Release Announced

Recently pre-orders have opened up at Barnes & Noble, which reveals that VIZ Media will be releasing Pokémon: Indigo League: Season 1 on Blu-ray.  This release marks the first time the English dub of the original season of the anime series has been released in this format.  Season 1 of the original anime series will be released on November 14 priced at the MSRP of $69.99.  Those who are interested can pre-order their copy at the link below. Source: Barnes & Noble

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Viz Media Reveals Terraformars English Dub Cast

Yesterday at Anime Expo, Viz Media announced the English dub staff, and cast for the TerraFormars anime. TerraFormars is an adaptation of Yū Sasuga’s and Kenichi Tachibana’s manga series which premiered in September 2014. The series follows an expedition team’s battle on Mars with mutated cockroaches, seeking to exterminate humans. To combat these mutant cockroaches that were once used for the terraforming process of the planet, the expedition team undergo “Bugs Procedure,” experimental surgery designed to make them superhuman. Now, this announcement came during Viz’s own panel. In addition, voice…

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Saint Seiya Live-Action Adaptation in the Works

MY COSMOS IS BURNING! For today, it was announced that a live-action adaptation for Saint Seiya has been green-lit. The Eiga.com reported that Toei Animation will be co-producing the film with the Chinese distribution company, A Really Good Film Company (ARGF). In addition, the director and producers for the film were revealed during the announcement. The Saint Seiya film will directed by Polish director, Tomasz Bagiński. Bagiński, best known for his Academy Award-nominated short animation, The Cathedral, and the Witcher series intros. Then Toei Animation‘s own, Yoshiyuki Ikezawa and Kozo Morishita will serve…

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Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Visual Revealed

The official website for the Live-Action film adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul has updated with a new visual for the film. According to ANN the text featured in the visual reads as “,The only entity who knows of the two worlds of humans and ghouls.” The website also revealed some new cast members, which include: Masataka Kubota – Ken Kaneki Fumika Shimizu – Tōka Kirishima Yuu Aoi – Rize Kamishiro Nobuyuki Suzuki –  Kōtarō Amon Yo Oizumi – Kureo Mado The live-action adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul will premiere in Japanese theaters on July 29. Source: Official Website,…

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