ICv2 is reporting that Luck Pasqualino has been cast as Adama in the new Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome series. This will be of interest to your patrons that like Battlestar fans, science fiction, and Battlestar graphic novel readers. No date yet on when the series will be released though, it is still in it’s pilot stage. Follow the link to the short article.
The Bobby McKeys Night Club in National Harbor Maryland is hosting a musical tribute to the works of Jun Nujabes Seba, a JHip-Hop producer. Advance tickets are $15. Tickets at the door will be $20. So libraries in that area might want to let their patrons that enjoy manga and anime know about this event. For the full article follow the link to Anime News Network.
Anime News Network is reporting that the replacement for the PSP is in the works and is code named NGP. Let your gaming patrons know and lead them to the link below for the full article.
At Japan’s Fugi-Q Highland amusement park guests can stay the night in a EVA-themed room with a supposed life size head of an EVA. That’s going to be one huge head. Follow the link to Anime News Network to read the full article.
For all of your library patrons that like JPop this will be of interest. Berryz Kobo is planning their first U.S. album. I did not see an official release date yet. Follow the link to the full article at Anime News Network.
Anime News Network is reporting that Disney will be releasing Arrietty the Borrower in North American theaters February 17, 2012. Follow the link for the full article.
Remember Red came out on DVD this week, which is adapted from Warren Ellis’ Wildstorm graphic novel. This is one that most people wouldn’t think is a graphic novel so libraries can use this DVD to draw interest in the graphic novel section of your library. (Image from Yahoo’s movie/DVD link, where you can see the trailer.)
Ironman 2 is up for a Oscar nomination for Achievement in Special Effects. Marvel’s site has a brief article that lists the individuals that are represented in this nomination in the link below.
If your teens and young adults are into wallpaper Marvel has three new wallpapers for the upcoming movies Thor and Captain America. Follow the link to Marvels site for them to download.
Today comic stores will be receiving copies of X-Men #7. What’s so special about that? Well some retailers are having a “party” event for this release. If your library patrons get to the retailers fast enough there will be free Limited prints by Marko Djurdjevic. Follow the link to Marvel’s website for the full article and Marvel has a link of participating retailers around the country.