Legendary “Gundam” Film to Stream on Netflix

Netflix has recently announcement on their official Twitter page that they will be streaming the live-action Hollywood film adaptation of Mobile Suit Gundam. Additionally, Netflix announced that Jordan Vogt-Roberts will be working as the director/ producer on the project. Kaiju fans should recognize Jordan Vogt-Roberts as he was the director of the 2017 Kong Skull Island film. Jason Young and Cale Boyter have also been hired on the project as overseers. As reported several years ago, Brian K. Vaughan was confirmed to the be the head writer on the project. The…

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Historic Agreement Settled for Global Distribution of the Macross Franchise

Recently, it has been reported that Tatsunoko has been able to come to an agreement with Harmony Gold USA. Now, this agreement is for the global distribution of the Macross franchise which was adapted into Robotech. For decades, the two parties have battled over the rights for the anime series regarding its international distribution. Fan speculation for the legal issues has often centered on Harmony Gold USA fearing the original material would upstage their adaptation. In addition, fans believed Harmony Gold USA only wanted their version to exist in North…

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Bandai Announces Ultimagear Model Kit Series, Starting with the Millennium Puzzle

Bandai Hobby has updated their official website to announce a brand new subline of model kits known as “Ultimagear.” According to the website, the line will consist of products “that ultimately reproduce the most appealing versions of items seen it media using the unique technique only found in plastic models!” From our understanding this statement means, Bandai will be making these models as an alternative to their Proplica line.   Now, the first product to be released within this new product line is none other than the Millennium Puzzle from…

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[Sneak Peak] Lee Tockar on Dragon Ball Z Kai (Ocean Group Dub)

The following is a promotional clip from our staff member, ZeltraxMillennium for his newest interview with voice actor Lee Tockar. The full interview will be posted onto the site later this week, or fans can currently watch it on Zeltrax’s YouTube Channel if they so please. Anyway, for those unaware, Lee Tockar has performed in several North American cartoons, and English anime dubs. Some of Mr. Tockar’s roles include Street Sharks, Beast Wars: Transformers, Monster Rancher, and Johnny Test. However, this promotional clip is regarding Mr. Lee Tockar’s role in…

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Shaman King Reboot Trailer Streamed

Netflix recently posted a trailer for the Shaman King anime reboot. The latest trailer features a look at the setting of the series. The series is set to premiere in the service sometime this year. Netflix provided a short description for the series. The Shaman King is the one who can contact the king of spirits and reshape the world. Every 500 years, shamans, who can commune between the worlds of the living and dead, compete in the Shaman Fight to become the next Shaman King. Among those aiming for…

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Terminator Anime Series in Development for Netflix

Variety has reported that an anime show based on the Terminator franchise is in development for Netflix. Currently the series is still in early development so not many details have been revealed at this time. According to Variety, Skydance will be working alongside Netflix on the production of the series with the help of Production I.G. Mattson Tomlin has been hired to work as the showrunner and executive producer on the project.   For those who are not aware, The Terminator franchise debuted in 1984. The film received several sequels…

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New Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway Cast Members Announced

Earlier today, the Japanese Gundam.Info site updated with some new cast members for Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway. The film is part of a trilogy of films adapting Tomino Yoshiyuki’s Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash novel series. The new cast members include: Kenjiro Tsuda: Gahman Nobil – A veteren pilot of Mafty Yui Ishikawa: Emerelda Zubin – A member of Mafty who has a big sister personality. Davao hires her to escort Hathaway Fukushi Ochiai: Raymond Cain – A member of Mafty and the captain of the 1 Galcezon Shunsuke Takeuchi:…

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[Interview] Voice Actor Mike Pollock (4Kids, Sonic’s Dr. Eggman & More)

Well I, ZeltraxMillennium, am back at Hero-Club, and I am here to present a gift, my first personally conducted interview. Thankfully, the site’s senior staff signed off on this contribution without a proper advance notice. Yet, this opportunity was too good for everyone involved to let it slip on by. Now, as the title confirms, my guest is the voice of Sonic’s arch nemesis Dr. Eggman, Mike Pollock. However, Mr. Pollock’s other notable roles extend into his time as a 4Kids Entertainment cast member. Also, Mr. Pollock was the announcer…

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New Pokémon Snap Release Date Announced

The official Pokémon youtube channel updated earlier this morning with a new trailer for New Pokémon Snap. The game was initially revealed during the Pokémon Presents Presentation that was held last year. For those who have not been following the news, he game is a sequel to Pokémon Snap, which was released for the Nintendo 64 in 1999.  The first Pokémon Snap was a first-person rail shooter and simulation video game co-developed by HAL Laboratory and Pax Softnica. The sequel will follow a similar formula, however the environments seem to be far more expansive. While…

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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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