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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Dragon Ball: Show Me the Work Ep. 3 – An Overabundance of Gods!

Welcome to Hero Club’s third official podcast based on the Dragon Ball franchise! Here your hosts, Fighterxaos and Wheelchair21, attempt to tackle various fan theories and misconceptions regarding the franchise. Yet, on occasion they will be joined by TheBadGamer to review the anime and films. Now, today’s episode is all about the Gods! From Kami to the Kais, the Kais to the Gods of Destruction, the Omni-King Zeno and the even Angels, we try to tackle them all. This episode will break down the tiers and roles of the Gods,…

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Dragon Ball: Show Me the Work Ep. 2 – What is Canon? And the Problem with Moro!

Welcome to Hero Club’s third official podcast based on the Dragon Ball franchise! Here our hosts, Fighterxaos and Wheelchair21, attempt to tackle various fan theories and misconceptions regarding the franchise. Yet, on occasion they will be joined by TheBadGamer to review the anime and films. Now, today’s episode is heavily on Dragon Ball Super, both the anime and manga! Our hosts start off by discussing the on-going debate of what is ‘canon’ between Super’s anime and manga. Then they proceed with the alarming issues within the current chapters of the…

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Funimation Licenses Robotech Franchise

Funimation has announced that they have licensed the Robotech franchise via Kew Media Distribution. Under this license both Robotech: The Series, Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, and Robotech 2: the Sentinels will be joining the Funimation library. Additionally the agreement will involve the full rights to the franchise including home video releases and merchandise.   For those who are not aware, the series was protected by Harmony Gold USA and source material produced by Tatsunoko Productions. The series is an adaptation of three different anime series, which includes: The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross Genesis Climber…

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Dragon Ball: Show Me the Work Ep. 1 – HITtin’ Up Our First Episode

Welcome to the premiere of an all-new monthly series from Hero Club, it is Dragon Ball: Show Me the Work! This new podcast series is a show that will attempt to tackle various fan theories and misconceptions about the Dragon Ball franchise. However, on occasion our hosts will review the anime and/ or the films, as well as the on-going chapters of the Dragon Ball Super manga. Now, today’s episode is our pilot, so it will feature our hosts introducing themselves in regards to how they discovered Dragon Ball and…

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My Hero Academia Season 4 Trailer

Good morning heroes! We have the English dub trailer for the upcoming season of My Hero Academia and I am ready to go plus ultra again. This is one of the few anime series I read the manga for and we are in for a treat. I do not want to spoil anything for those who only watch the anime, but this will be their best season. Especially since Studio Bones is working on this series as well! There is going to be some fights I am looking forward to…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Jiren (Dragon Ball Super)

Premium Bandai recently listed the order page for S.H.Figuarts Jiren from Dragon Ball Super. Jiren hails from Universe 11, as the strongest mortal in that universe and is a member of the Pride Troopers, having fought for his universe during the Tournament of Power. Jiren’s power is rumored to be limitless reaching the domain of the Gods of Destruction. Jiren’s fighting style is unique too, as he centers it around defense and meditation, but when he attacks it is solid and efficient. In the anime Jiren is voiced by Eiji…

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Fire Force Anime Theme Song Preview Streamed

The official Fire Force anime Youtube channel has updated with a new preview for the series. The latest preview features the anime’s theme song titled, “Inferno,” which is performed by Mrs. Green Apple. The cast consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Aoi Yūki: Kotatsu Tamaki Taiten Kusunoki: Leonard Burns Tomokazu Seki: Rekka Hoshimiya Kazuyuki Okitsu: Karim Fulham Satoshi Hino: Foien Li Katsuyuki Konishi: Takeru Noto Lynn: Princess Hibana Mamoru Miyano: Benimaru Shinmon Tomoaki Maeno: Konro Sagamiya As reported earlier,…

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BiSH & Miyuu Perform Fairy Tail: Final Season Anime’s New Theme Songs

The official Fairy Tail website has revealed that BiSH will be performing the new opening theme song for the anime titled, “More Than Like.” Additionally it has also been revealed that Miyuu will be performing the new ending theme song titled, “Exceed.” Both themes will premiere with the episode that will air on July 7. The currently running theme song titled, “NO-Limit,” is performed by Osaka☆Shunkashūto, while the ending theme song, “Lullaby for Me and You (Boku to Kimi no Lullaby), is performed by Miyuna. The final season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 7. The series is also being simulcast…

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Tomoaki Maeno Joins Fire Force Anime Cast

The official Fire Force anime website has updated with the announcement that Tomoaki Maeno will be joining the cast for the series as Konro Sagamiya. Konro is the company commander for Company 7. His battalion commander is Benimaru Shinmon. The cast now consists of: Gakuto Kajiwara: Shinra Kusakabe Yusuke Koboyashi: Arthur Boyle M.A.O.: Iris Saeko Kamijō: Maki Oze Kenichi Suzumura: Takehisa Hinawa Kazuya Nakai: Akitaru Ōbi Daisuke Sakaguchi: Victor Licht Aoi Yūki: Kotatsu Tamaki Taiten Kusunoki: Leonard Burns Tomokazu Seki: Rekka Hoshimiya Kazuyuki Okitsu: Karim Fulham Satoshi Hino: Foien Li Katsuyuki Konishi: Takeru Noto Lynn: Princess Hibana Mamoru Miyano: Benimaru Shinmon…

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