Nura Season 2 to be simulcast by Viz Media

There has been a lot of news regarding Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan as of late, what with a new game announcement and of course the second season announcement. Tied in with those announcements is another announcement from Viz (that’s a lot of announcements!) that they will also be simulcasting the second season on their Viz Anime website as well as on Hulu. Viz has also licensed the manga th...

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Game Announced!

This week’s Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that Konami will be releasing a video game adaptation of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 consoles later this year. Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan is a popular manga series currently serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump in Japan and localised by Viz Media. The series follows Rikuo Nura who is part human and a quarter yokai...

Bleach the Movie 2: The Diamond Dust Rebellion Review

Bleach the Movie 2: The Diamond Dust Rebellion Tag Line: Execute Toshiro Histugaya! Produced by: Viz Media Run time: 90 minutes, Feature length film Language: English, Japanese Genre: Action, Shounen, Supernatural Available for purchase at Madman Online Store ($29.95) Overview: I went into Bleach the Movie 2, with higher expectations than I did going into the first Bleach movie. Perhaps that could...

Hunter x Hunter returning from hiatus?

Rumours have been flying across the anime universe at the suggestion of Hunter x Hunter coming out of hiatus which has to date been going for longer than a year. The rumours began circulating when several book retailers added volumes #28 and #29 to their upcoming schedule, although the series has yet to recommence following volume #27, hinting at Togashi returning to the studio soon to bring back ...

Bleach: Soul Resurrección boxart revealed

Back in the middle of May we learned that NIS America would be localizing the next Bleach game to be arriving in North America. The interesting thing about this game, is that it hasn’t even been released in Japan yet. Now Japanese gamers won’t have to wait as long we will have to wait to play the game, as it will be released June 23rd in Japan, but in a very quick localization turn aro...

Hunter x Hunter Volume 1 Review

Hunter x Hunter volume 1 Author: Yoshihiro Togashi Release Schedule: 27 volumes at time of posting and on hiatus. Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 05, 2005 Available for Purchase at: The Book Depository Overview: I recently decided to check out Togashi’s work, after having heard people sing his praises for several years. I knew of him as the man behind Yu Yu Hakusho, a series I recal...

Bleach: Soul Resurrección reaches North America this August

Not only has NIS America announced that they will be localizing Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland but they will also be localizing the next Bleach game to be arriving in North America. Originally titled Bleach: Soul Ignition the name has been changed to Bleach: Soul Resurrección. The game takes its contents from the manga/anime series Bleach from Viz Media and Shōnen Jump. This is the first...

New Rurouni Kenshin anime is on the way

The below picture is a page of Jump Square magazine from Japan that is announcing that a new anime series of Rurouni Kenshin will be coming soon. Exactly what the anime will entail has yet to be announced. Will it be a different storyline from the original anime that aired so many years ago or will it be a rework of the original with modern techniques adapted to provide a better viewing experience...

Fullmetal Alchemist ending in July

After humble beginnings in 2001, Fullmetal Alchemist has become the third highest selling Manga of this past decade. Now after nine years of print, Yasuhiro Irie, the director of the recently rebooted anime Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood has, announced on his twitter page that the original creator of Fullmetal Alchemist and his crew are planning to wrap up the series within the next two monthly ...

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