Madman Uploaded an English-Subtitled Trailer for New ‘Death Note’ Film

Madman Entertainment uploaded an English-subtitled trailer for the 2016 Death Note sequel film, Death Note: Light up the NEW world, on Thursday. The trailer is embedded below. The film itself will be premiering in Australian cinemas on November 10, 2016, which is less than three weeks from now. The film will premiere in Japanese cinemas one week from now on October 29, 2016. It is a sequel to the ...

Madman Highlights Upcoming Cinema Screenings of Asian Films

Madman Entertainment posted a showcase of their upcoming theatrical screenings of new Japanese and Korean films to their blog yesterday. Whether you are a fan of anime films or live-action films from Asia, there is likely to be at least one film coming to Australian cinemas later this year that will interest you. Shin Godzilla premiered in Australian cinemas on Thursday, October the 13th. The film...

Madman to Screen the New ‘Death Note’ Film in Cinemas Later This Year

Madman Entertainment has announced that they have acquired the theatrical rights to the new live-action Death Note sequel film Death Note: Light up the NEW world. They are planning to screen it in cinemas later this year. The film is directed by Shinsuke Sato, who directed the live-action Gantz films. It is based on Tsugumi Ohba’s manga series Death Note. It is set ten years after the events...

FUNimation Reveals the Details of Their ‘Shin Godzilla’ License

FUNimation Films announced that they had acquired the live-action film Shin Godzilla from Toho Company, Ltd. yesterday at their panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. They have just posted the details of this license. FUNimation has the theatrical, home video, video on demand and broadcast rights for the new film. These rights cover the Americas, which include North America, Central America, South Ame...

Aniplex of America Announces “Yuki Kajiura Live ~featuring Sword Art Online~” Concert

Aniplex of America has just announced that ticket sales will begin this Saturday, the 23rd of July, for the “Yuki Kajiura LIVE ~featuring SWORD ART ONLINE~” concert. Sales will begin at 12pm PDT through Ticketmaster. Tickets can be pre-ordered here from that time. The concert will be held at the world-famous Dolby Theatre on January 14, 2017. There will be VIP tickets available, which ...

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...

FUNimation to Bring the ‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Film Trilogy to U.S. Theaters

FUNimation Entertainment is bringing the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film trilogy to the U.S. this autumn. The first film, subtitled Origins, will be shown in cinemas from August 8-10. Kyoto Inferno, the second film, will be shown in cinemas from September 12-14. The Legend Ends, the final film in the trilogy, will be shown from October 3-5. The films are adapted from the original manga series and...

Anime Expo 2016 to Feature Guests from One Punch Man, Love Live! Sunshine!!, and More

We have some great news for those who are planning to attend Anime Expo 2016. It has been revealed that Anisong World Matsuri, a series of events and concerts that will be taking place during the expo, will feature quite a number of talented and well known performers. Some of the highlights of these events and performances include six of Love Live! Sunshine!!‘s Aqours idols making appearance...

Viz Media Announces Live-Action Content Development Partnership

Viz Media has partnered with global talent and literary agency United Talent Agency (UTA) to develop live-action content based on Viz Media’s licensed anime and manga. Viz Media was established in 1986 and has licensed many of the most popular Japanese series and franchises since then. This includes titles such as Death Note, Naruto, the One Piece manga and both anime adaptations on Sailor M...

Live-Action Film ‘Arch Angels’ Acquired by Sentai Filmworks

Sentai Filmworks has just announced its acquisition of the 2006 Japanese live-action film Arch Angels. The film was produced as Warau Michael (Warau Mikaeru) and is based on Izumi Kawahara’s 1987 manga of the same name. It will be available on home video in the near future. Sentai Filmworks provided a synopsis of the film: St. Michael’s is an elite Catholic boarding school nestled on a...

Wandering Son Mangaka Creates Short Manga For Upcoming Single

When it comes to making music getting a mangaka involved is always a good option; they can design an album cover like the Evangelion author did for Eric Clapton, or they can create a short manga to be included in an upcoming single like Takako Shimura. The creator of Wandering Son and Aoi Hana has created a short series which will accompany the latest single from voice actress/signer Kana Hanazawa...

Pokémon Red And Blue Go Retro With Vinyl Album Available

The beloved games may only be 20 years old this year, but Pokémon Red and Blue are celebrating by going retro… real retro… vinyl retro to be exact. A limited edition pressing has been announced containing the original soundtrack from the game, which was composed by Junichi Masuda. Keeping with the Pokémon theme, the record is colored red and white to resemble the iconic Pokeball, only 500 of these...

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