Bandai Namco Entertainment has debuted the first official trailer for the Dragonball Super movie, tentatively titled simply Dragonball Super, that shows off the gorgeous animation and new character designs, and teases a new antagonist for the film. Dragonball creator Akira Toriyama is penning the script with direction by Akio Iyoku.
Producers are hoping to release the film globally on the same day as the Japanese release, which is currently set at December 14th.
The opening song for Darling in the Franxx is one of the best I’ve heard from the genre in quite some time, and I was surprised to see it on Spotify. But, that surprise quickly turned to satisfaction, because even without the addition of the opening itself, the song is fantastic.
MAX LVL is a curated selection of single songs currently available on the official Ph LEVEL Spotify playlist.
Toonami has debuted a new full trailer for the second and third seasons of FLCL, officially titled FLCL: Progressive and FLCL: Alternative. The trailer also reveals the new season’s official release date: June 22nd on Adult Swim. With alternative hitting in September.
You can hit the jump for the full press release from [adult swim], and watch the trailer for the two new seasons above.
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FILA Korea has announced a Korean-exclusive partnership with The Pokemon Company featuring five limited edition sneakers inspired by Pikachu, Squirtle, Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Jigglypuff. There’s no word on an international release yet, but it should be possible to find them online via an importer when they release.
Hit the jump to check out more adorable images of the sneakers via Instagram.
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Toho Animation and Polygon Pictures today unveiled the first key-artwork, title, and release date for the second film in the animated Godzilla: Monster Planet trilogy. The film is currently titled Godzilla: Battle Mobile Breeding City and will hit theaters in Japan on May 18th, 2018.
While the site is in Japanese, you can head over to the official website for more information, and you can hit the jump for the first official poster for the film, giving us an ominous look at the film’s version of Mecha-Godzilla.
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Studio OLM, an animation studio out of Japan has announced that they’re working on a new Zoids animated series titled Zoids Wild that will be released later this year in Japan. In addition, a tie-in game for the series will release on Nintendo Switch, as well.
It’s been a while since our last Zoids animated series, but the fan-base is still very much loyal, and I imagine the excitement should help make this quite a success.
Warner Bros. Japan has unveiled the first official trailer for the long-awaited live action Bleach adaptation. The first footage gives us great looks at Ichigo Kurasaki, and the hollow CG that will fill the film. The film is clearly taking from the Substitute Shinigami arc, but with success we could eventually see sequels.
Bleach, directed by Shinsuke Sato, will hit Japanese theaters on July 20th, 2018. Sota Fukushi portrays the lead protagonist, Ichigo Kurasaki. Hana Sugisaki portrays Rukia Kuchiki.
Bandai Namco has revealed a second trailer for the upcoming Super Robot Wars X title for PlayStation 4 and PS VITA. The trailer is in Japanese, but the game is confirmed for an English release in Asian territories. You can check out the trailer above to get a lengthy look at the game, as well as reveals of the new protagonists and original mecha designs.
Super Robot Wars X releases on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan and Chinese regions on March 29, 2018. The game releases in April 26, 2018 in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.)
This is it! The season finale of our King of Fighters: Destiny coverage. I hope you’ve been following along, because this has been a surprisingly great free anime that’s been airing on YouTube for fans of the series.
We’ll be getting a second season later this year, so be sure to catch up if you’re behind. Hit the jump to check out finale, or a list of episodes to catch up with.
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Bandai Namco officially announced in this month’s issue of Famitsu that a new Gundam strategy game will be releasing on April 26th for the Nintendo Switch. SD Gundam G Generation Genesis, will feature all of the released DLC that was available on the PlayStation versions of the game on Nintendo Switch.
The game also includes the Super Famicom title Super Gachapon World: SD Gundam X as a bonus digital title.
It’s been a good year for fans of Go Nagai, and his work. Devilman Crybaby released to much critical acclaim, and now Mazinger Z: INFINITY is headed to US theaters for a special limited release on February 11th and 12th.
The film takes place 12 years after Koji has taken down Dr. Hell, so it’ll be interesting how well it plays for newcomers to the series, as Mazinger has been largely absent from the anime scene for many years. If you’re interested, check out the official site to see if there are any showtimes near you.
Due to my hiatus, my coverage of King of Fighters: Destiny has been lacking, but with the season finale next week, it’s a good time to get it up and running again. The 23rd episode, Rugal Bernstein, sees Kyo and Terry take on Rugal, the mastermind behind the King of Fighters Tournament.
Additionally, King of Fighters: Destiny has been renewed for two more seasons of the anime, as well as a movie, to fill out the Orochi saga of King of Fighters. Hit the jump to watch the latest episode, and head over to YouTube to catch up, if needed.
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Bandai Namco has revealed that the Dragonball FighterZ Open Beta, which has been long awaited, will take place this weekend on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Fans who pre-ordered can start playing the beta on Jan. 13 at 3 a.m. ET; everyone else starts Jan. 14 at 3 a.m. ET. The beta ends for everybody on Jan. 16 at 2:59 a.m. ET.
Bandai Namco’s Twitter account in Spain revealed the beta’s 11-character roster early this morning. Featuring the chance to try out Nappa, Vegeta, Goku, Piccolo, Krillin, Cell, Android 18, Frieza, Beerus, Kid Buu and Adult Gohan.
FUNimation Films has unveiled the first theatrical trailer for Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution, premiering in theaters February 5th-7th in select territories. The movie will be the start of a trilogy that will reveal what truly happened to Renton’s Father with himself and the Coralian.
Fans of the franchise shouldn’t worry too much if they miss the theatrical release as it will most certainly receive a physical release later this year. To see if your local theater will be showing the film, visit the official site on FUNimation Films.
Netflix has released a new 30-second teaser trailer prior to the release of its much anticipated reboot of Go Nagai’s Devilman, titled Devilman Crybaby. The text in the video is translated to: “Who are you?,” to which the Devilman responds, “My name is Devilman.”
The 10 episode Devilman Crybaby anime series is set to release today, January 5th, and will be dubbed in seven languages, and subbed in 23 languages. The seven dub languages include: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Castilian Spanish.