FUNimation Acquires ‘Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence’

FUNimation Entertainment has announced their acquisition of the rights for Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence. They do not have a release date for it yet, but they will be releasing it on home video in the future. The 2004 film is a sequel to Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 Ghost in the Shell film. Production I.G. handled the animation production for each adaptation. The films are based on Masamune Shirow&...

‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ TV Anime to Air on Adult Swim in October

Jason Demarco, Senior Vice President and Creative Director on-air for Adult Swim, announced via his Twitter account that the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure television anime series will begin broadcast on Adult Swim’s Toonami block this October. Demarco confirmed that the broadcast will begin with Part 1, Phantom Blood. Viz Media announced earlier this month that they had acquired the rights ...

‘The Asterisk War’ English Dub to Premiere at Otakon 2016

Aniplex of America has just announced that they will be screening the first two episodes of The Asterisk War with the brand new English dub at Otakon next month. They will be shown at 10am on the Sunday in room Video 3. Attendees can get a free mini-poster by going to the premiere. The first volume of the Blu-ray release is scheduled for September 20, 2016. There will be a standard and limited edi...

FUNimation Previews Their Upcoming ‘Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign’ Releases

A post has been uploaded to FUNimation’s blog detailing their upcoming releases of Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign. They released Part One on DVD and Blu-ray in May this year and will be releasing Part Two on September 27, 2016. The cover art of Part One focused on the humans, but FUNimation wanted to depict the conflict between the humans and the vampires using the cover art of their home ...

FUNimation’s Announcements from San Diego Comic-Con 2016

FUNimation Entertainment has just hosted their FUNimation Industry Panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. From this panel comes four announcements, including titles that continue FUNimation’s recent trend of branching out into live-action acquisitions. First up is the announcement of a Blu-ray release of Ergo Proxy. This is the first time that 23-episode series will be available in North America...

Dragon Ball Super Funimation Dub Confirmed

After over an entire year of airing in Japan, Funimation have finally seemed to secure the rights to dub Dragon Ball Super in English for the rest of the world. Jason Douglas, voice actor for Beerus the God of Destruction posted an image on his Instagram (which has since been removed) showing an image of Beerus from the very first episode of Dragon Ball Super with the comment ‘He’s Awa...

Japanese ‘Love Live! Sunshine!!’ Blu-rays to Come with English Subtitles

It was revealed yesterday that the Japanese Blu-ray releases of the Love Live! Sunshine!! anime will feature English subtitles. There will not be any DVD releases of this season. Episode 1 will be included in the first volume. There will be a regular edition and limited edition release for each of the seven volumes. The regular edition of the first volume will come with a 4-page booklet, with on-d...

‘When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace’ English Dub Cast Revealed

Sentai Filmworks has revealed the English dub cast for When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace. The series will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on August 30, 2016. This anime adaptation was originally broadcast in Japan from October to December 2014. The English dub cast list is as follows (character/actor): Ando – Mateo Mpinduzi-Mott Tomoyo – Shanae’a Moore Hatoko – M...

Sentai Filmworks Reveals Their November 2016 Release Schedule

Sentai Filmworks has just revealed their release schedule for November 2016. Nearly all of these releases are sequels to previously-released titles, and all five titles will be released at a rate of one per week. In order of release date, they include: November 1, 2016: To-Love-Ru Darkness 2 Complete Collection on DVD and Blu-ray. All episodes will be featured with Japanese audio and English subti...

Discotek Media Licenses ‘Gokudo’ and ‘Koi Koi Seven’

Discotek Media has announced the titles they will be releasing on DVD and Blu-ray this September and October. The announcement includes two new licenses: Gokudo and Koi Koi Seven. The first announcement is the release of the seasons 1 and 2 collection of Sonic X on DVD on September 27. This release will include the first 52 episodes of the English adaptation. Season 3 will be released later in col...

Nozomi Entertainment to Release ‘A Town Where You Live’ on Blu-ray This October

Nozomi Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing A Town Where You Live on Blu-ray on October 4, 2016. They announced in July 2015 that they had acquired the rights to distribute the series on home video in North America. All 12 episodes of the television anime adaptation will be featured across two discs with Japanese LPCM Stereo audio and English subtitles. The on-disc extras will i...

Right Stuf Announces ‘Gundam Reconguista in G’ and ‘Mobile Suit V Gundam’ Releases

Right Stuf announced that they will be releasing Gundam Reconguista in G and Mobile Suit V Gundam Collection 1 in North America on October 4, 2016. The former will be available on Blu-ray only, but the latter will available on both DVD and Blu-ray. The release of Gundam Reconguista in G will include all 26 episodes with Japanese LPCM Stereo audio and English and French subtitles. On-disc extras in...

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