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 ...

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...

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Arrives Digitally in Europe on August 30th

While fans of Hatsune Miku have already known that they were guaranteed to see the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X on August 30th, fans of the game in Europe have been wondering just how long they might have to wait to see their virtual idol arrive on the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. Well it turns out they won’t have to wait any extra time whatsoever as Sega has announced that they are...

World of Warcraft Harbingers Animated Short, Audio Drama, Comic Released

Blizzard wasted no time at their panel at San Diego Comic Con today. The California based company released three pieces of supplemental lore for their upcoming World of Warcraft: Legion expansion pack in three very different forms. The first is episode one of a new animated series of shorts called World of Warcraft: Harbingers – The Story of Gul’dan. Told from the perspective of the fi...

Street Fighter V to add Juri to the Roster on July 26

While Juri might have appeared in Street Fighter V‘s disappointing story mode, she hasn’t been released for normal play but that will soon change. Capcom has announced that they are planning on releasing Juri in full to Street Fighter V July 26 at 5:00 p.m. PT / 8:00 p.m. ET. The company has also provided something of a history for the character stating that Juri is a provocative S.I.N...

World of Final Fantasy Collector’s Edition Revealed

Today Square Enix revealed the special and limited editions that they will be offering for World of Final Fantasy and this one is a bit different from the standard collector’s editions that we generally see nowadays. The PlayStation 4 version of the game will feature a special Square Enix Online Store exclusive collector’s edition that is priced at $119.99 and includes Cloud, Lightning...

2K Releases New Mafia III Live Action Trailer

2K released a brand new trailer for their upcoming open world shooter Mafia III. The live action trailer entitled “Death Suits You” features Lincoln Clay avenging the death of two of his mafia brothers in New Bordeaux. The trailer is sharply edited and tells a great story without a single word uttered. The game is set in the fictional city of New Bordeaux in 1968. Black mobster Lincoln...

Mafia III ‘Lincoln Clay’ Trailer Released

2K Games and Hangar 13 have released a new trailer for Mafia III and it is the first in what will apparently be a series of six videos for the game and this one happens to be called “Lincoln Clay: The Soldier” as it gives us a look at what drives Lincoln in Mafia III. You see, Lincoln was robbed of his family and orphaned at an early age, forced to grow up on the streets of New Bordeau...

Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Limited Edition Revealed

NIS America has announced that they will be partnering with Natsume to release a special limited edition version of Harvest Moon: Skytree Village for the company. The 3DS title, which is set to be released sometime later this year (likely in October if the NIS America listing is anything to go by) will be available both in the standard edition and the $49.99 limited edition. The limited edition in...

Second Demo Announced and Dated for Nioh

Today Koei Tecmo released some new details for Nioh about some characters that will serve as supporting characters that help William, the protagonist, in his travels across Japan. These two revealed so far are Hanzo Hattori, the head of the ninja clan retained by Ieyasu Tokugawa, who serves as William’s guide through the country and Muneshige and Ginchiyo Tachibana. These two are experienced samur...

‘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...

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