FUNimation has announced today that Makoto Shinkai’s highly acclaimed film, Your Name, will be in North American theaters April 7th! The film will be presented in Japanese with English subtitles or English dub. Along with the American release is also a newly recorded soundtrack by Japanese band Radwimps.
One Piece Film: Gold will only be playing for a few more days. Fans around the world are raving about the One Piece movie that has outdone all others by a landslide. You don’t want to miss this epic theatrical release—it ends in less than a week! See it in select theaters JANUARY 10-17 for a limited time only.
One of my all time favorite anime is making a come back thanks to Nozomi. Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Martian Successor Nadesico Complete Collection. Martian Successor Nadesico Complete Collection will be available on Blu-ray and DVD April 4, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »
The big day is almost here - SAILOR MOON R: THE MOVIE will make a special red carpet event debut this Friday January 13th at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles! Held at a historical and beautiful Spanish Gothic-styled style theater in downtown Los Angeles, the premiere precedes the nationwide release of the movie starting January 19th! The premiere will include a special live Q&A with members of the English-language cast and the staff behind the film, and all attendees will receive an exclusive SAILOR MOON character board! Themed SAILOR MOON drinks and merchandise will also be offered, and fans can use an official Sailor Moon Snapchat filter, available to audiences only at this special event! Read the rest of this entry »
VIZ Media delivers fresh manga for the New Year with a brand new digital manga update for 2017. Fans can dive into the digital debut of the supernatural phenomenon, YO-KAI WATCH (Vols. 1-6) and the not-to-be-missed series finale of the vivid DRAGON BALL FULL COLOR FREEZA ARC (Vol. 5). Other notable digital first releases include ONE-PUNCH MAN (Vol. 11) and PLATINUM END (Vol. 2), which will debut in advance of their print counterparts. Horror fans and followers of TOKYO GHOUL can look forward to the release of TOKYO GHOUL: VOID, the latest in a new line of novels inspired by the smash hit manga series created by Sui Ishida. Read the rest of this entry »
Fans of FINAL FANTASY® BRAVE EXVIUS®, the free-to-play FINAL FANTASY® mobile game, are in for a surprise this month as internationally acclaimed recording artist and actress Ariana Grande will lend her likeness to the hit RPG. The collaboration with the superstar is further detailed in a new video, which can be viewed on YouTube. Read the rest of this entry »
Right Stuf, Inc. and anime producer Sunrise Inc. are excited to announce the upcoming releases of Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy and Mobile Suit Gundam 0083. Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy will be available on Blu-ray and Mobile Suit Gundam 0083 will be available on Blu-ray and DVD April 4, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »
Kitsu, a startup changing the way the community experiences anime, announced today that it has raised six hundred thousand dollars in a seed round between San Francisco, California-based entertainment company VIZ Media, LLC, and Manila, Philippines-based entrepreneur Bernard Chong. Kitsu will use these funds to build out its world-class content discovery platform at kitsu.io, led by Kitsu founder and CEO, Josh Fabian, who started the project under the Hummingbird name. Josh previously was Lead Designer, Groupon Stores, and Lead Designer, oBaz. Read the rest of this entry »
Funimation Entertainment announced its acquisition of “Attack on Titan” Season 2 and the return of the worldwide hit anime series which was first introduced to U.S. and Canadian audiences in 2013. “Attack on Titan” Season 2 is scheduled to premiere in April 2017 in Japan. Read the rest of this entry »
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, notably expands its catalog of omnibus manga releases with the announcement of RUROUNI KENSHIN 3-in-1, Vol. 1 on January 3rd. Read the rest of this entry »
Toei Animation Inc., acclaimed producers of global animation, and VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, present an exclusive opportunity for SAILOR MOON fans. Through their partnership, they have organized a very special one night presentation at Downtown LA’s legendary Theatre at Ace Hotel in celebration of the U.S. theatrical premiere of SAILOR MOON R: THE MOVIE. Read the rest of this entry »
VIZ expands its POKÉMON home media collection with the December release of the POKÉMON DIAMOND & PEARL MOVIE PACK and POKÉMON THE SERIES: X•Y KALOS QUEST DVD SET 2. The newly-debuted POKÉMON DIAMOND & PEARL MOVIE PACK is a substantial four Blu-ray disc steelbook edition containing four full-length POKÉMON feature films: THE RISE OF DARKRAI, GIRATINA AND THE SKY WARRIOR, ARCEUS AND THE JEWEL OF LIFE and ZOROARK: MASTER OF ILLUSIONS. Read the rest of this entry »
Right Stuf, Inc. and anime producer Sunrise Inc. are excited to announce the upcoming Blu-ray release of Turn A Gundam Collection 2. Turn A Gundam Collection 2 will be available on March 7, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »
VIZ Media expands the mysterious world first depicted in the manga crime thriller, GANGSTA., with the release of a new spin-off series, GANGSTA: CURSED., on December 20th. The edgy new manga features story by Kohske, the creator of the original GANGSTA. series, with artwork by Syuhei Kamo, and contains prequel stories for several of the main characters that appeared in the initial series. Read the rest of this entry »
Right Stuf, Inc. and Sunrise Inc. has announce the upcoming releases of Mobile Suit Gundam F91 and Turn A Gundam Collection 1. Mobile Suit Gundam F91 will be available on Blu-ray and DVD and Turn A Gundam Collection 1 will be available on Blu-ray February 7, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »
FUNimation has announced that Dragon Ball Super is on their FUNimationNOW video service. Currently available are episodes 47-64. Episodes 1-46 will be released in 10 episode blocks every week until they catch up to the latest episode.
VIZ Media announces the next home media installment of SAILOR MOON with the release of SAILOR MOON S Set 1 on November 15th. Season 3 of the legendary magical girl anime series will be offered in a Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and also as a Standard DVD edition. Pre-orders are available now from authorized VIZ Media retailers and also from a variety of leading online outlets. Read the rest of this entry »
VIZ Media winds down summer and welcomes the Fall reading season with a brand new digital manga update for October as well as ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM promotions celebrating series creator Yusei Matsui’s New York Comic Con appearance.
This month, readers can dive into a wide range of noteworthy new releases that includes TOKYO GHOUL: DAYS, the first in a new line of novels inspired by the smash hit manga series created by Sui Ishida, the digital exclusive release of the shojo drama, BOYS OVER FLOWERS SEASON 2, Vol. 4, as well as 7THGARDEN Vol. 2, KUROKO’S BASKETBALL 2-in-1 Vol. 2, and ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM Vol. 12. Read the rest of this entry »