Tag Archive: AnimeNews Network

Apr 20

Yokai Girls Licensed for North American Market

AnimeNews Network is reporting that the Yokai Girls manga, by  Kazuki Funatsu, has been licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment.  The first volume is planned for a November release date.  When pre-orders go up this might be one to look at to see if you want to include it in your manga library.

Jun 08

Boy and The Beast Trailer

The Boy and the Beast looks like another great anime feature with a little bit of drama, action, and will pull a your heart a little.  You can pick it up now from FUNimation.  Thanks to FUNimation’s YouTube channel for the trailer:

Jun 06

Iron-Blooded Orphans Trailer

Cartoon Network Toonami started airing a new Mobile Suit Gundam series entitled Iron-Blooded Orphans.  Check you local time and listings for this new series especially all the Gundam fans out there.  Thanks to Gundaminfo’s YouTube channel for the following trailer:

May 17

Project Itoh: Harmony Trailer

The next anime film to come from Project Itoh is Harmony.  If you are one of the lucky you will actually be able to see it in the theater today or tomorrow (May 17 and 18).  Go to this website http://www.funimationfilms.com/movie/harmony/#theater_locator?utm_medium=display-static&utm_source=ann&utm_campaign=052016-th-harmony&utm_content=skin-051716  and type in your zip code to see if it is playing in your area …

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Apr 21

Trailer for Kokuhaku Jikko Iinkai Renai Series

The first anime film project from Honeyworks’ is being released this week in Japan, entitled Kokuhaku Jikko Iinkai Renai Series.  Honeyworks’ is a vocaliod song project that consists of composors Gom & shito, guitarist Oji, illustrators Mogeratta & Rokuru, video productionist ziro, keyboardest cake and drummer AtsuyuK.  Their first anime film project is I’ve Always …

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Apr 21

Star Fox Zero Trailer and Short

Nintendo is being super cool on their YouTube channel.  The Star Fox Zero Wii U game is being released and they have, of course put up the trailer for the game, but they have also are streaming a Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins a 14 and a half minute short.  The short film was …

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Apr 18

I Am a Hero Trailer

The I Am A Hero, by Kengo Hanazawa, rights have been acquired by Dark Horse Comics and was popular enough to have a live action film based on it open in Japan and the film has already started racking up awards at film festivals.  It has won Grand Prize at the Brussels International Fantastic Film …

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Apr 18

Sailor Moon Exhibit Now Open

Eric Stimson has posted a cool article with photos on AnimeNews Network about a new Sailor Moon exhibit opening in Japan.  The exhibit opened on April 16 and is scheduled to run through June 19 at Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills Observation Deck.  The exhibit contains giant scrolls drawn by Sailor Moon’s creator Naoko Takeuchi, several other …

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Mar 24

Viz Media Looking to Develop Live Action!

This for me is exciting news.  Viz Media has partnered with United Talent Agency to develop live action content from their library of anime and manga licenses.  Could mean a lot of cool things coming down the pipe.  I hope it works out.

Mar 17

Resident Evil The Musical

Here is something you probably didn’t think you would ever see.  AnimeNews Network reports that CAPCOM recently announced Musical Biohazard: Voice of Gaia.  The company has tapped Reon Yuzuki (pictured above)  to be the lead in the musical, that will feature elements of ballet and action.  The first run of the musical will be at …

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