One-Punch Man Season 2 Special Visual Revealed

The official One Punch Man anime website has updated with a new visual for the upcoming season two special. The special will premiere on April 2 on TV Osaka, and TV Aichi.   The official website also revealed that Makoto Furukawa, the voice actor for Saitama, will be performing the ending theme song for the second season titled, “Even Without a Map, I’ll Return (Chizu ga Nakutemo Modoru kara).”   The returning voice cast includes: Makoto Furukawa: Saitama Kaito Ishikawa: Genos Yuuki Kaji: Onsoku no Sonic (Speed-o’-Sound Sonic) Aoi Yūki: Senritsu no Tatsumaki (Terrible Tornado) Kazuhiro…

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Nobuyuki Suzuki to Reprise Role in 2nd Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film

The official live-action Tokyo Ghoul website has updated with the announcement that Noboyuki Suzuki will be returning to reprise his role as Kōtarō Amon in Tokyo Ghoul 2. The previously revealed cast members include: Masataka Kubota: Ken Kaneki Maika Yamamoto: Tōka Kirishima Shū Tsukiyama: Shota Matsuda Shunya Shiraishi: Nishiki Nishio Kai Ogasawara: Hideyoshi “Hide” Nagachicka The first live-action Tokyo Ghoul film premiered at Anime Expo in July 3, 2017 and later premiered on July 7 in Berlin. The film made its first Japanese debut at the Marunouchi Piccadilly theater in Chiyoda, Tokyo on July 10 and also made…

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Hiyori Sakurada to Reprise Role in 2nd Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film

The official live-action Tokyo Ghoul website has updated with the announcement that Hiyori Sakurada will be reprising her role as Hinami Fueguchi in Tokyo Ghoul 2. The previously revealed cast members include: Masataka Kubota: Ken Kaneki Maika Yamamoto: Tōka Kirishima Shū Tsukiyama: Shota Matsuda Additionally, it was also revealed that Shunya Shiraishi will be returning to reprise his role as Nishiki Nishio. Kai Ogasawara will also be returning to play his role as Hideyoshi “Hide” Nagachika. The first live-action Tokyo Ghoul film premiered at Anime Expo in July 3, 2017 and later premiered on July 7 in Berlin. The film made its first Japanese debut at…

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Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission US Theatrical Premiere Date Announced

Viz Media recently revealed the release date for the US theatrical premiere date for the Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission film.  Viz Media will be screening the film at select theaters on January 30. For those who are not aware, the film is the second film based on the Hunter X Hunter franchise. The film first premiered in Japan on December 27, 2013 in Japan. Viz Media also provided a trailer for the film as well as an official synopsis. CineLife Entertainment, in partnership with VIZ Media, will be distributing Hunter x Hunter: The Last…

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New Shonen Jump Subscription Service

We have got some great news coming out of Viz Media. The company is coming out with a Shonen Jump subscription service, for comic fans think Comixology Unlimited but for anime fans. For free starting December 17th, fans can get the latest three chapters of the current Shonen Jump manga series that are ongoing, like One Piece, Boruto, and My Hero Academia as examples. With the membership, fans will obtain access to the digital vault which will contain the various series featured in Shonen Jump since 2003. Now, the best and…

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ЯeaL to Perform New Ending Theme for Boruto Anime

The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that the band ЯeaL will be performing the new ending theme song for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime series. The ending theme song titled, “Tsuyogari Loser,” will premiere in January. The song will replace the current ending theme song titled, “Polaris,” which is performed by Hitorie. The new ending theme song will be available as a single on February 20 and an “anime size” version of the song will be available early as a digital release on January 7. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is currently airing in Japan with new episodes on Sundays at…

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2nd Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film Details Announced

The official Tokyo Ghoul live-action film website has updated with some details for the upcoming film. The film currently titled, “Tokyo Ghoul 2,” will premiere in theaters in Japan in Summer 2019. Shochicku, the distributor for the film, also revealed an official movie still of the film. The movie still features a look at the main character, Ken Keneki, who is portrayed by Masataka Kubota.  Next, some new characters were revealed, which takes another look at Ken Keneki along with Maika Yamamoto (Tōka Kirishima) and Shū Tsukiyama (Shota Matsuda). Maika will be replacing Fuminika Shimizu, who previously played the character in…

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NYCC 2018: Viz Media Announces Boruto Anime Home Video Release

Viz Media announced that they will be releasing the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations anime series on home video during the Shonen Jump panel at New York Comic Con 2018. The series will be released on home video in Spring 2019. For those who are not aware, the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations is based on the spin-off manga series that features Naruto’s son, Boruto. The series originally premiered in Japan in April 2017. Viz Media is simulcasting the series on Hulu and is also available on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series premiered on Toonami on September 29. No other details…

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Funimation Entertainment Licenses Japanese Live-Action Death Note Films

Yesterday, Funimation Entertainment announced at Anime Weekend Atlanta that it licensed three of the four live-action Japanese Death Note films: Death Note, Death Note: The Last Name, and Death Note: Light Up the NEW World. Funimation will release the films on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and Digital combo packs on January 22, 2019. The first two films which premiered in Japanese theaters in 2006 will be bundled together. However, all films will be subtitle-only releases.   Death Note and Death Note: The Last Name were based on Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi…

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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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