What FUNimation Is Releasing in April 2016

FUNimation Entertainment is releasing quite a few different anime titles in North America this month. The following list details each of those releases. April 5, 2016: Ghost in the Shell: Arise – The New Movie – Bare Bones DVD Edition and DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack. Extras included in the combo pack include: “Inside the World of Ghost in the Shell Part 2”, Special: “Arise Explained in 25 Min...

The List of Madman’s Anime Releases of December 2, 2015

Madman Entertainment’s anime releases of December 2015 are now available across Australia. This list details each of those releases. Ghost in the Shell Arise Part 2 on DVD and Blu-ray – on-disc extras include: “Inside the World of Ghost in the Shell” Part 1, “Logicoma Heart”, “Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Episode:[.jp]”, DVD and Blu-ray spots, “...

Japanese Film Festival to Show ‘Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie’ in Sydney and Melbourne

The latest entry into the Ghost in the Shell anime series, Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie, will be screened at the Japanese Film Festival in Sydney and Melbourne next month. Tickets can be purchased from the links found on the official Japanese Film Festival webpage here. The official webpage provided a brief description of the film: “Set after the events of Ghost in the Shell: Arise, the...

What FUNimation Is Releasing in October 2015

FUNimation Entertainment has several anime titles scheduled for release this month. This list includes the format details, suggested retail prices and information about extra content for each release. October 6, 2015: Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero Complete Series S.A.V.E. DVD – SRP $29.98. On-disc extras will include: actor commentaries, original videos volumes 1-6, promotional videos, Akatsuki promo...

Ghost in the Shell: Arise Borders 1 & 2 Review

Ghost in the Shell: Arise Borders 1 & 2 Studio: Production I.G. Publisher: Funimation Format: Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date:  28 October 2014 Price: $34.99 USD – Available Here Overview Ghost in the Shell: Arise is an OVA series telling the story of how Motoko Kusanagi, a military specialist cyborg, came to work for Public Security. The series is heavy on cyberpunk themes with a focus on tran...

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), Haruka Yoshimura, Haruka Chisuga, Asami Takano and Hitomi Ohwada have all been cast for the...

New clip from Appleseed: Alpha is action-packed

  If you still haven’t seen the CGI wizardry that is Appleseed: Alpha this new clip released by Sony Pictures might convince you. Titled as “Open Your Eyes”, this little teaser of the full movie is packed with both ranged and close quarter combat. Be sure to see it below. The futuristic animated film is set around special forces soldier Deunan and her bioroid partner Briareo...

Appleseed: Alpha Clip Shows Off Scheming Cyborgs

A new video of the upcoming Appleseed: Alpha animated movie has emerged from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment which you can view below along with a set of screenshots. In the 22nd Century, society is populated by both humans and “bioroids” following an apocalyptic World War 3 that had just devastated New York. The CGI film is set to be a reboot of the Appleseed manga which depicts the ...

Macross Frontier Café Opens On Character’s Birthday

Anime themed cafes are a great way to further immerse yourself in the overall atmosphere of a series, Macross Frontier fans will get their chance to experience this when the MacrossF Café and Bar opens at Namcos‘ Characro on the 27th of July. Located in Ikebukuro Tokyo, the Characro will have all the traditional elements of a themed cafe; dishes and drinks inspired by the anime series, speci...

Ghost In The Shell Turns 25 Next Month

The month of May will be a time of celebration for popular series Ghost in the Shell as it reaches its 25 year anniversary. The cyber punk series, created by Shirow Masamune, began as a 3 volume manga back in 1989; since then there have been three anime movies, two anime seasons,  a currently published manga, video games and a four part OVA series based off his original work. In honour of this 25 ...

Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Border:1 Review

Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Border:1 Studio: Production I.G. Publisher: Madman Format: Cinema Release Date: September 26, 2013 Overview Ghost in the Shell is recognised as one of anime’s greatest science fiction hits, born from the gritty era of the mid 90s. Practically fundamental on the list of many veteran anime fans, it’s understandable that when Production I.G. announced a b...

New Movie Announced On Production IG Website

Oh Production IG, as if you didn’t give us enough reasons to love you already, now you go and announce a new hand drawn anime movie due to be released next spring. Okay I admit, I am a bit of a Production IG fan, but you have to admit this does sound pretty cool. The company announced on their official website details about the upcoming movie which is being made to celebrate the 50thannivers...

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