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The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres

The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres Anime distributor Madman has announced a special event for fans of Studio Ghibli and Japanese animation with a showcase set to celebrate filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata across Australian cinemas. Check out the trailer below. A selection of four films will screen including The Tale of Princess...
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Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus extended an extra week

Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus extended an extra week Recently the Hunter x Hunter manga has been suffering from quite a few delays. After taking a two year hiatus, Yoshihiro Togashi had returned to produce nine chapters of the manga and has since been on another hiatus due to back pain. Initially the hiatus was only meant to last for two weeks but on the week...
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Upcoming Pokémon manga box sets detailed by Viz Media

Upcoming Pokémon manga box sets detailed by Viz Media Earlier today we received word that a brand new Pokémon arcade game is in the works for Japan and now Viz Media has announced that fans of manga will be able to get themselves a large dose of Pokémon manga soon. The company has detailed three upcoming Pokémon manga box sets, two of which is set to be...
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Dragon Ball Z Season 5 Review

Dragon Ball Z Season 5 Review Dragon Ball Z Season 5 Studio: Funimation / Toei Animation Publisher: Madman Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 20/08/2014 Price: $59.95 (AU) – Available Here Overview Perhaps the most popular anime of all time, Dragon Ball Z is currently receiving full season Blu-ray releases of its engrossing adventure...
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Hellsing Ultimate to air on Toonami in September

Hellsing Ultimate to air on Toonami in September Over the weekend FUNimation announced that Toonami will be getting a bit darker starting on September 13th. While the action drama Black Lagoon is set to end on that date, the dark and bloody Hellsing Ultimate will be taking its place. Starting on September 13th each episode will start airing at 1:00 AM...
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Blood Lad Limited Edition set for September 2nd release

Blood Lad Limited Edition set for September 2nd release A couple of weeks ago Viz released the first dub clip for Blood Lad and now next week those who are interested in the series will have the chance to own the series on Blu-ray or DVD. Viz is currently planning on releasing Blood Lad on September 2nd with the $69.99 Limited Edition offering a Blu-ray/DVD...
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Haganai NEXT: Season Two Collection Review

Haganai NEXT: Season Two Collection Review Haganai NEXT Studio: AIC Build Publisher: Madman Format: Blu-ray (reviewed), DVD Release Date: July 23, 2014 Price: $59.95 – Available Here Overview Are you feeling lonely? Are you in dire need of more friends of even a friend? The creator of Haganai, an abbreviation of “Boku ha Tomodachi ga...
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Sentai Filmworks’ December slate reveals The Ambition of Oda Nobuna English dub and more

Sentai Filmworks’ December slate reveals The Ambition of Oda Nobuna English dub and more Today Sentai Filmworks revealed their official December 2014 release schedule and with it come not only a number of release dates, but also a large batch of English dub announcements. A few days ago it was revealed that Sentai Filmworks had acquired the license for The Ambition of Oda Nobuna as well as...
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Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit anime to be released next week by Viz

Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit anime to be released next week by Viz Viz Media has revealed that they are planning on releasing the entirety of the Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit anime series in one collection that will be available for purchase for both Blu-ray and DVD starting on August 26th. Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit originally aired back in 2007 and was animated...
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Hellsing Ultimate Volumes IX and X English teaser trailer released

Hellsing Ultimate Volumes IX and X English teaser trailer released Fans of Hellsing have been waiting for almost two years for the final two episodes of Hellsing Ultimate to be released in English and that wait is almost over. FUNimation is currently planning on releasing Hellsing Ultimate Volumes IX and X on October 28th on a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and today they released...
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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods home video release announced for October

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods home video release announced for October While FUNimation has been giving fans living near the few lucky theaters to screen the film a chance to catch Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods early, many of us are simply left waiting for the eventual home release. Luckily the company announced today that the wait won’t be for very long and that the...
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Mysterious Girlfriend X manga to end on chapter 92

Mysterious Girlfriend X manga to end on chapter 92 Since it is one of the many manga that Crunchyroll offers in English, as well as a manga that was given an anime adaptation, many manga readers are probably familiar with Mysterious Girlfriend X, or Nazo no Kanojo X. If you are then you likely are very familiar with the fact that outside of a few very small...
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Blue Exorcist’s author’s short-stories to be released in single volume collection

Blue Exorcist’s author’s short-stories to be released in single volume collection Kazue Kato might be best known for his best selling Blue Exorcist manga series but he has also been releasing some smaller things on the side and it looks like Viz Media is putting these little shorts into one standalone volume. Today the company announced that they will be collecting these shorts into a...
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Blood Lad’s first English dub clip focuses on Staz

Blood Lad’s first English dub clip focuses on Staz While we have been given a preview of what Blood Lad‘s English dub will sound like before, today was the first time that Viz Media released a full English clip for the series. The clip is taken from the very first episode and focuses almost entirely on Staz, who is voiced by Bryce Papenbrook, as he...
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The Ambition of Oda Nobuna picked up by Sentai Filmworks

The Ambition of Oda Nobuna picked up by Sentai Filmworks Over the past week Sentai Filmworks has been picking up some of the anime series that might have slipped under the radar or simply were a bit on the older side and today they had yet another announcement to make. The company has announced that they have acquired the rights to the 2012 anime series Oda...
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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent Review

Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent Review Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent Studio: Studio 4C Publisher: Madman Format: Blu-ray (reviewed), DVD Release Date: July 23, 2014 Price: $34.95 – Available Here Overview Berserk has long been considered a classic amongst old-timers in the anime sphere. Its hyper violent, no-holds...
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Hunter x Hunter anime to end on episode 148

Hunter x Hunter anime to end on episode 148 A growing concern among Hunter x Hunter fans was the fact that although the anime was chugging along at a quick pace, the amount of source material from the manga is barely being produced and it turns out that those concerns are valid. Today Megumi Han, the actress who voices Gon Freecss, spoke with...
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Reideen licensed for home video release by Sentai Filmworks

Reideen licensed for home video release by Sentai Filmworks While Sentai Filmworks may have surprised a number of their fans when they announced their licensing of Queen’s Blade: Beautiful Warriors a few days ago, they surprised quite a few more when they announced that the company now has the license to the Reideen anime series which aired back in 2007. They...
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Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Canadian screenings added

Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Canadian screenings added Today Viz Media and Eleven Arts have announced that they will be adding screenings of Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie to more than 35 cities in Canada starting in September. The screenings will feature the dubbed version of the show and while the U.S. theatrical screenings will begin on August 29th, the...
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Queen’s Blade: Beautiful Warriors licensed for release by Sentai Filmworks

Queen’s Blade: Beautiful Warriors licensed for release by Sentai Filmworks Sentai Filmworks had a bit of a surprising announcement to make today when they revealed that they had acquired the rights to Queen’s Blade: Beautiful Warriors. While this is not the first Queen’s Blade license that Sentai Filmworks owns now, and this OVA does serve as a prequel to the season...
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From the New World Collection 2 Review

From the New World Collection 2 Review From the New World Collection 2 Studio: A-1 Pictures Publisher: Sentai Filmworks Format: DVD, Blu-ray (Reviewed) Release Date: August 12, 2014 Price: $69.98 – Available Here Overview Adapting a novel into an anime can be a rather difficult task. While light novels adaptations are very common nowadays,...
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Psychometrer Put On Hiatus With Spinoff Announced

Psychometrer Put On Hiatus With Spinoff Announced The mystery action sequel Psychometrer will be going on hiatus in Kodansha‘s Young Magazine. The sequel to the shonen manga Psychometrer Eji will make an announcement in this year’s 38th issue of the magazine with no specific date on when both of the magakas will return with the series. The manga...
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Cast and Staff Revealed For Shiro Bako Anime

Cast and Staff Revealed For Shiro Bako Anime Since the announcement of the anime, more information has been revealed about the cast and the crew for P.A. Works new original title. The Shiro Bako official twitter account confirmed the names of those who will be working alongside director Tsutomu Mizushima for the series; Junri Kimura (Nagi no Asukara),...
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Gatchaman Crowds’ English voice cast announced

Gatchaman Crowds’ English voice cast announced Today Sentai Filmworks revealed the English dub cast for Gatchaman Crowds, which makes sense considering the series is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD in less than a month. The company revealed that Kyle Jones will be the director for the dub while the English cast as follows with the character listed...
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Actors Announced For Live Action Prophecy Adaptation

Actors Announced For Live Action Prophecy Adaptation It has been revealed who will be in the upcoming live action adaptation of the manga Prophecy (or Yokokuhan), which is planned to screen next summer in Japan. Toma Ikuta has been cast as the Newspaper Men leader with Ryohei Suzuki, Gaku Hamada and Yoshiyoshi Arakawa playing the other three members of the...
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Crunchyroll Streams All Cardcaptor Sakura Episodes Today

Crunchyroll Streams All Cardcaptor Sakura Episodes Today Since the first episode of Sailor Moon Crystal began, it was only natural for anime fans to wonder if Crunchyroll would pick up the other iconic magical girl anime from their nostalgia. Well today they gave those who grew up with Cardcaptor Sakura quite a treat as they put all 70 episodes of the series up...
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