Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell release date moves up

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Walt Disney Pictures previously announced that the live-action Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson was going to be in theaters on April 14, 2017. Now the company has revealed that the DreamWorks Pictures project’s release date has been moved up to March 31, 2017. The movie will be directed by Rupert … Continue reading

President Obama thanks Japan for anime, manga, and emojis

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If there’s one thing Japan is known for, it’s for being super nerdy. Now President Obama has adds to that by thanking Japan for anime, manga, emoji, and more. This was during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the White House as they discuss free trade. “Today is a chance for … Continue reading

Sailor Moon Crystal Collection Album goes digital in more than 120 countries

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Fans wanting to listen to the new Sailor Moon Crystal Collection album can soon obtain the tracks digitally through digital distribution, such as iTunes, this May 20th! As their twitter announced, it will be available in more than 120 countries.  The album itself will be released this April 29th, and … Continue reading

Hanamonogatari Blu-ray review

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When the Monogatari series first started, I would have never thought SHAFT would set out to adapt nearly every single book. Now we’ve finally come full circle with Suruga Kanbaru’s story arc about meat, basketball, and the devil. Story (Potential Spoilers ahead) Hanamonogatari happens after the events of Koimonogatari. Suruga Kanbaru, now … Continue reading

Dragon Ball Xenoverse DLC Pack 3 will add Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F forms

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With the release of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F in Japan (and one special screening in Los Angeles last week), fans of the series were introduced to Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Goku and Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Vegeta, along with Frieza’s newest form known as Golden Frieza. These new … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson to film early 2016

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Scarlett Johansson is going to star in the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie from director Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Hunstman). During the Avengers: Age of Ultron press tour, Johansson revealed to Collider that Ghost in the Shell will start filming earlier next year. “It’s happening. It will be shooting … Continue reading

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie -Rebellion- Limited Edition Blu-ray review

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When the Puella Magi Madoka Magica TV series came out 3 years ago, no one could have imagined its popularity and impact on the anime world. It redefined the magical girl genre and, by extension, proved that original projects could flourish in a sea of light novel and manga adaptations. The … Continue reading

The Boy and The Beast voice casting and 2 new trailers

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From the director of Summer Wars and Wolf Children, Mamoru Hosoda, comes a new movie called The Boy and The Beast. The story is about a boy, Kyuta, and an anthropomorphic bear, Kumatetsu, traveling to Shibutengai where it is populated by things similar to Kumatetsu. Voice casting has been selected … Continue reading

Goku now has blue hair in new DBZ movie?!

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Looks like Frieza isn’t the only one getting a makeover in Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F. New photos surfaced this week that shows everyone’s favorite DBZ hero sporting a new do. Instead of the normal yellow or red colored spikes that fans are familiar with, Goku now has blue hair due to … Continue reading

WonderCon 2015: Kotobukiya showcases 2015 releases

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Every year at WonderCon, Kotobukiya holds a panel showcasing what fans can expect to this year. Kotobukiya’s Dan Lujan hosted the panel, showcased the upcoming collectibles from a variety of licenses, and also talked about the recent port issues that have caused some delays in releases. For Cardcaptor Sakura fans, … Continue reading

Atlus’ Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains coming to North America this May

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During today’s Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be available in North America this May thanks to Atlus USA.  Developed by Spike Chunsoft, the same team that created the Danganronpa video games, players will be able to select between characters as they try and stop … Continue reading