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'Kengan Ashura' Main Cast Members Announced

'Kengan Ashura' Main Cast Members Announced

Kengan Ashura's anime adaptation was featured at Anime Expo on Saturday, where the main cast members were announced. Netflix will stream the anime in worldwide 2019. Cast Ouma Tokita: Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Nanatsu no Taizai) Kazuo Yamashita: Cho (One Piece) Hideki Nogi: Jouji Nakata (Fate/Zero) Kaede Akiyama: Yumi Uchiyama (Binbougami ga!) Kengan Ashura is based on the web manga by Yabako Sandrovich and Daromeon that has been serialized in Ura Sunday since April 2012. The manga previously won a fan...
'Gundam' Franchise Receives Hollywood Film Adaptation

'Gundam' Franchise Receives Hollywood Film Adaptation

The Sunrise panel at Anime Expo announced on Thursday that the Gundam franchise will be adapted into a Hollywood live-action film and it will be a collaboration between Sunrise and Legendary Pictures. The movie will premiere this fall. The Gundam franchise first started as an original anime by Sunrise in 1979 that aired for 43 episodes. Since then, various sequels and adaptations, including manga and novelizations, by different authors spawned. The most recent entries in the Gundam franchise inc...
TV Anime 'SSSS.Gridman' Announces Additional Staff and Cast Members

TV Anime 'SSSS.Gridman' Announces Additional Staff and Cast Members

The first episode of SSSS.Gridman was previewed in a screening at Anime Expo 2018 on Friday. Additional staff and cast members for the series were announced, and a new PV was also released. The anime will broadcast via Tokyo MX, MBS and BS11 starting this Fall. Cast Alexis Kerib: Tetsu Inada (Boku no Hero Academia 2nd Season) Staff Music: Shiro Sagisu (Black Bullet) Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama (3-gatsu no Lion) Sound Effect: Eiko Morikawa (Kimi no Na wa.) PV Source: Moca News
English Dub Cast Announced for 'Kuzu no Honkai'

English Dub Cast Announced for 'Kuzu no Honkai'

Sentai Filmworks has announced the full English cast members for Lerche's Kuzu no Honkai (Scum's Wish) via their panel during Anime Expo on Thursday. The dub will be directed by Shannon Reed and the company has scheduled the release for the Blu-ray on September 25. Cast Hanabi Yasuraoka: Avery Smithhart Mugi Awaya: Greg Cote Young Mugi: Katelyn Barr Akane Minagawa: Maggie Flecknoe Narumi Kanai: Adam Noble Noriko Kamomebata: Brittney Karbowski Sanae Ebato: Molly Searcy Atsuya Kirishima: Joe Danie...
English Dub Cast Announced for 'Made in Abyss'

English Dub Cast Announced for 'Made in Abyss'

Sentai Filmworks has announced the full English cast members for Kinema Citrus' Made in Abyss via their panel during Anime Expo on Thursday. Kyle Jones will serve and director, and the company will ship the series as a standard Blu-ray and a premium box set on October 23. Cast Regu: Luci Christian Riko: Brittany Lauda Nanachi: Brittney Karbowski Mitty: Monica Rial Nat: Shannon Emerick Siggy: Terri Doty Jiruo: Daniel Regojo Kiwi: Kalin Coates Habolg: John Swasey Ouzen: Christine Auten Maruruk: Ke...
Original TV Anime 'Zombieland Saga' Announced for Fall 2018

Original TV Anime 'Zombieland Saga' Announced for Fall 2018

The Cygames booth at this year's Anime Expo convention announced an original anime titled Zombieland Saga on Thursday. The production is jointly being led by animation studio MAPPA, production company Avex Pictures, and mobile game developer Cygames. Announcement Described as a "new twist on the zombie genre," the anime is scheduled to air from October 2018. Official site: http://zombielandsaga.com/ Official Twitter: @zombielandsaga Source: Moca News
'Sword Art Online: Alicization' Announces Additional Staff

'Sword Art Online: Alicization' Announces Additional Staff

The official website of Sword Art Online: Alicization announced additional staff on Saturday. Aniplex also revealed the first promotional video for the anime. Directed by Manabu Ono (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei) at A-1 Pictures, the third season in the franchise will begin airing this October on Tokyo MX, BS11, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, MBS, and TV Aichi. Abema TV will also stream the series. Staff Assistant Director: Takashi Sakuma (One Room episode director) Chief Animation Director: Gou Suzuki (M...
'Kumo desu ga, Nani ka?' Light Novel Gets TV Anime Adaptation

'Kumo desu ga, Nani ka?' Light Novel Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Kadokawa announced at their Anime Expo booth on Friday that Okina Baba's adventure fantasy light novel Kumo desu ga, Nani ka? (So I'm a Spider, So What?) will receive a TV anime adaptation. Synopsis The world where the Hero and the Demon King continue to oppose each other. The grand magic from the Hero and the Demon King cross over worlds and exploded in the classroom of a certain high school. The students who died in the explosion will be reincarnated in a different world. The protagonist, who...
Interview: Live-Action 'Fullmetal Alchemist' at Anime Expo 2017

Interview: Live-Action 'Fullmetal Alchemist' at Anime Expo 2017

In May 2016, Warner Bros. Pictures Japan announced a live-action film based on the hit shounen battle manga series Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa. The film opened in Japanese theaters on December 1, 2017, and it became available worldwide on Netflix on Monday. Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist was serialized from 2001 to 2010 in Square Enix's Shounen Gangan magazine and was compiled in 27 manga volumes. In 2003, it inspired a 51-episode TV anime, followed by an anime movie, special, and OVA...
'FLCL' Reveals Theatrical Sequel Details

'FLCL' Reveals Theatrical Sequel Details

During the FLCL 2 & 3 panel at this year's Anime Expo on Sunday, it was announced that the previously announced sequel of the OVA will be a two-part theatrical film spanning for six episodes length each. Additional staff members for both parts were also announced and a teaser video has been revealed, featuring the pillows' new song "spiky seeds." The anime will screen in Japanese theaters in 2018 and will be shown as two six-episode TV series in the U.S. The original creator of the series, Kazuy...
Studio Trigger Announces Original Anime Projects at Anime Expo [Update 7/6]

Studio Trigger Announces Original Anime Projects at Anime Expo [Update 7/6]

Three new original anime titles were revealed by Studio Trigger at its Anime Expo panel. The titles are as follows: Darling in the Frankxx Darling in the Frankxx will be an original sci-fi series with co-production by A-1 Pictures. More information regarding the anime's staff members will be revealed in Japan on July 5. Gridman Gridman is an original mecha series in collaboration with Tsuburaya Productions. The series will be directed by Akira Amemiya (Kill la Kill assistant director). Promare...

Jul 2, 2017 7:55 PM by Stark700 65 Comments

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Original Anime 'Uchuu yori mo Tooi Basho' Announced

Original Anime 'Uchuu yori mo Tooi Basho' Announced

An original anime titled Uchuu yori mo Tooi Basho: A Story That Leads to Antarctica was announced by Kadokawa at its Anime Expo booth on Sunday. The series will center on high school girls visiting the South Pole. An official website for the anime has launched, revealing partial staff members. Staff Director: Atsuko Ishizuka (No Game No Life) Series Composition, Script: Jukki Hanada (Love Live! School Idol Project) Character Design: Takahiro Yoshimatsu (Hunter x Hunter (2011)) Producer: Kenji Na...

Jul 2, 2017 6:47 PM by Vindstot 16 Comments

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Manga 'Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou' Receives Anime Adaptation

Manga 'Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou' Receives Anime Adaptation

Kadokawa announced at its Anime Expo booth on Sunday that manga Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou (Girls' Last Tour) will receive an anime adaptation. An official website for the anime has also been launched. Staff Director: Takaharu Ozaki (Persona 5 the Animation: The Day Breakers) Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Gochuumon wa Usagi desu ka?) Character Design: Mai Toda (Soushin Shoujo Matoi) Producer: Shou Tanaka (Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu) Studio: White Fox Synopsis Civilization is dea...
Original Anime 'Project D' Announced

Original Anime 'Project D' Announced

An original anime titled Project D was announced by Kadokawa at its Anime Expo booth on Saturday. A promotional video revealed partial staff for the anime. Staff Director: Takuya Satou (Steins;Gate) Character Design: Yoshitoshi Abe (Serial Experment Lain) The original anime centers on technology developer Delida, who wakes up in the future from a cold sleep, but with his girlfriend missing. In order to keep his promise with her, he decides to return to "that incident" from 10 years ago. The key...
Manga 'Angolmois: Genkou Kassenki' Receives Anime Adaptation

Manga 'Angolmois: Genkou Kassenki' Receives Anime Adaptation

Kadokawa announced at its Anime Expo booth on Saturday that manga Angolmois: Genkou Kassenki will receive an anime adaptation. A promotional video was released, revealing the main staff members. The anime is slated to premiere in 2018. Staff Director: Takayuki Kuriyama (Re:Creators episode director) Series Composition: Shogo Yasukawa (Shokugeki no Souma) Character Design: Masayori Komine (Macross F Movie 2: Sayonara no Tsubasa animation director) Studio: NAZ PV The historical samurai manga is w...
Manga 'Chio-chan no Tsuugakuro' Receives Anime Adaptation

Manga 'Chio-chan no Tsuugakuro' Receives Anime Adaptation

The August 2017 issue of Media Factory's Comic Flapper magazine is announcing on Wednesday that manga Chio-chan no Tsuugakuro will receive an anime adaptation. Kadokawa revealed a promotional video for the anime at its Anime Expo panel on Saturday. The series is slated to premiere in 2018. Staff Character Design: Mayuko Matsumoto (Handa-kun) Studio: Diomedea The comedy manga is written and illustrated by Tadataka Kawasaki and has been serialized in Monthly Comic Flapper magazine since April 2014...
TV Anime 'Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari' Main Staff Members Announced

TV Anime 'Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari' Main Staff Members Announced

Kadokawa unveiled at its Anime Expo booth on Saturday the first promotional video for the previously announced anime adaptation of Yusagi Aneko and Seira Minami's Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari (The Rising of the Shield Hero) light novel. The promotional video revealed the main staff members. Staff Director: Takao Abo (Norn9: Norn+Nonet) Series Composition: Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars) Character Design: Suwa Masahiro (Hitsugi no Chaika Chief Animation Director) Key Animation: Sa...
Interview: Wake Up, Girls! Returns to the U.S. for Concert at Anime Expo 2017

Interview: Wake Up, Girls! Returns to the U.S. for Concert at Anime Expo 2017

When the seiyuu unit Wake Up, Girls! first visited the United States in 2014, the seven-person idol group had just finished the broadcast run of their debut anime series in Japan. They were gaining popularity among fans around the world, but their activities were still limited as rookie performers. Now, as they return three years later to perform at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017, the members of Wake Up, Girls! (also known as WUG in short) are no longer rookies. Together, they have he...
Action Game 'Armed Blue: Gunvolt' Gets OVA Adaptation

Action Game 'Armed Blue: Gunvolt' Gets OVA Adaptation

It was announced on a panel at Anime Expo 2016 that 3DS game Armed Blue: Gunvolt (Azure Striker Gunvolt) will get an OVA adaptation in the Winter months of 2016. Game Synopsis In the near future, there are people with special power called Sevens. It seems like the country has maintained peace by a company called Sumeragi Group, but they are the one who captured the people with the special power by force and did inhumane experiments. Gunvolt, the main character who has the power of Sevens, used...
FUNimation Announcements at Anime Expo 2016

FUNimation Announcements at Anime Expo 2016

The FUNimation panel announced at Anime Expo 2016 that they have acquired international rights from NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan for the upcoming TV anime Drifters, which is slated for Fall 2016. The series will be simulcast on FUNimation's streaming platform and will be available in North America, United Kingdom, and Ireland. In addition to the simulcast, the panel also announced multiple home video acquisitions. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion Release date: 10/4/16. Collector’s Editio...

Jul 3, 2016 2:02 PM by Snow 9 Comments

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