Miss Hokusai Review

Miss Hokusai Studio: Production I.G Publisher: Madman Entertainment Platforms: DVD (reviewed) / Blu-ray Release Date: January 11, 2017 Price: DVD $34.95 – Available Here / Blu-ray $39.95 – Available Here Overview Katsushika Hokusai is a highly regarded painter who would go on to paint some of the world’s most famous paintings. In 1814, Hokusai’s daughter O-Ei is living with...

1995 ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Anime Film to Play in U.S. Theaters Next Month

FUNimation has just announced that they are partnering with Lionsgate to return the 1995 anime film Ghost in the Shell to theaters for two days next month. It will be screened at 110 U.S. theaters on February 7 and 8, 2017. All screenings on February 7 will present the film with the original Japanese audio and English subtitles, while all screenings on February 8 will present the film with the Eng...

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...

FUNimation Reveals the ‘009 Re:Cyborg’ English Dub Cast

FUNimation Entertainment has just announced the English dub cast for Production I.G’s 2012 anime film 009 Re:Cyborg, which was directed by Kenji Kamiyama, director of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Eden of the East. The dub will be produced by N.Y.A.V. Post, with voice direction by Michael Sinterniklass and Anthony Tortorici and mixing by David Raymer. The dub cast is as follows...

Sentai Filmworks Acquires ‘Windy Tales’ Anime

Sentai Filmworks has just announced their acquisition of the home video distribution rights for the anime series Windy Tales. Windy Tales (Fuujin Monogatari) is an original 13-episode anime series created by Minami Otori and produced by Production I.G. It features music by famous composer Kenji Kawai and is directed by Junji Nishimura, who may be known by some anime fans as the director of many ep...

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...

Ace of Diamond confirmed for 52 episodes

News has just come in for fans of the baseball anime series Ace of Diamond. It has been confirmed through the newly released 40th volume of the manga upon which it is adapted that the anime series will be run for a total of 52 episodes. Until this point it was anyone’s guess how many episodes this anime adaptation of Ace of Diamond would feature. Now there is a sense of certainty with the re...

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 ...

Appleseed XIII: Tartaros & Ouranos Review

Appleseed XIII: Tartaros & Ouranos Studio: Production I.G Publisher: FUNimation Release Date: February 25th, 2014 Format: DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Price: $34.98 – Available Here Overview Deunan and Briareos are back again, but anyone that has already seen the thirteen episodes of Appleseed XIII, may not find exactly what they expect. While condensing down a full anime series to a movie or two, ...

Haikyu!! Anime Licensed by Sentai Filmworks

Sentai Filmworks have just made a major announcement that is sure to delight sports anime fans. They have officially announced that they have acquired the license for the upcoming Production I.G. sports anime series ‘Haikyu!!‘ which is of course based upon the popular Shonen Jump manga of the same name. The series follows Shoyo Hinata as he progresses through the world of high school v...

Haikyu!! Anime Gets Trailer

Ahead of its Spring 2014 premiere, Production I.G. have released a promo trailer for the hotly anticipated volleyball anime Haikyu!! The series is of course based upon the popular Shonen Jump volleyball manga of the same name. The trailer while giving very little away does feature the two main protagonists briefly as they perform a combination spike. It is a stunning sight of animation and is trul...

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