Adult Swim’s Toonami Block to Show ‘Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans’

Turner announced via press release that the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans anime has been licensed for broadcast on Adult Swim’s Toonami block. The English dub is being produced by Bang-Zoom! Entertainment. Hunter x Hunter and Dimension W will also be airing on Toonami. Anime series that are returning to the Toonami block include Dragon Ball Z Kai, Inuyasha: The Final Act, Naruto: ...

Hunter x Hunter 2011’s Main English Dub Cast Revealed

As you may have heard last year, Viz Media has the rights to the Hunter x Hunter 2011 anime series and now this weekend at C2E2 the company announced the main English voice cast for the series. The currently revealed cast consist of the following: Erica Mendez as Gon Freecss Erika Harlacher as Kurapika Cristina Vee as Killua Zoldyck Matthew Mercer as Leorio Keith Silverstein as Hisoka Viz Media di...

Crunchyroll Now Available For Wii U

Crunchyroll has announced that the Wii U is the latest device to receive a version of their popular streaming application. The release of the application for this device herald the new availability of thousands of episodes of licensed content to stream. Official Press Release Note from Nintendo Now Wii U owners can have access to more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of hit licensed content, ...

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 he was meant to return, another two week hiatus was announced. This time in Jump’s 40...

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 Japanese website Mantanweb and in this interview she confirmed that the series’ production ha...

Hunter x Hunter author responds to hiatus backlash

After returning from a 2 and a half year long hiatus from drawing his Shonen Jump manga series Hunter x Hunter, Yoshihiro Togashi has issues a statement on the hiatus and has responded to complaints from fans about the long break. In his comments section of Weekly Shonen Jump he stated, “I’m sorry for the long wait. I’m a little bit rusty, but I’ll do my best.” Later ...

Hunter x Hunter digital and print volumes discounted until June 9

The latest and longest hiatus for the Hunter x Hunter manga is about to end next week and to commemorate the return of this long running Weekly Shonen Jump series, Viz Media is going to hold a special sale on Hunter x Hunter volumes from today to June 9th. This sale, which covers volumes 1 through 32 of the manga, takes $2 off the standard price of a digital volume of the Hunter x Hunter manga, me...

New Hunter x Hunter Gon Freecss Transformation Figure Released

Following the universally acclaimed 131st episode of the Hunter x Hunter anime which featured the climactic confrontation between protagonist Gon Freecss and the Chimera Ant Neferpitou, Bandai have released a brand new figure based upon a certain shocking transformation that occurs in Gon Freecss. The transformation of course refers to his forced aging which in turn sacrifices his life energy in e...

Hunter x Hunter Election Arc Anime Adaptation Confirmed

In the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, the question on the mind of many Hunter x Hunter fans was answered. The Election Arc of Hunter x Hunter will indeed be getting adapted into the anime series. The Election Arc of course revolves around the 13th Chairman Election for the Hunter Association following the events surrounding the Chimera Ant Arc. Who will be elected the next Chairman? ...

Hunter x Hunter manga to resume on June 2nd

Last week we learned that the Yoshihiro Togashi would be ending his longest hiatus yet sometime in June by bringing out a new chapter of Hunter x Hunter. At the time we did not know exactly when it would happen in June but it looks like it will be for the first issue of the month. Viz Media, who will be digitally simulpublishing the manga once it returns in Japan, has announced that the first chap...

CC Anime Episode 32 – Shinji Labeouf

Welcome to another episode of CC: Anime, Capsule Computers Anime Podcast! In our thirty second episode, the CC: Anime crew discuss the latest anime and manga news, the return of Hunter x Hunter, the potential imminent hiatus of Hunter x Hunter, the haps in the wonderful world of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and the possible Transformers/Evangelion crossover. Cast: Kane Bugeja, Luke Halliday and ...

Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus to end in June

Big news manga fans, Hunter x Hunter is finally returning! Today Weekly Shonen Jump and Viz Media have revealed that Yoshiro Togashi will finally be ending his longest hiatus yet and will begin publishing the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump starting in June. As an added bonus, Viz Media has already announced that the series will be simultaneously published in English through Viz’s digital Weekly...

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