Majin Buu (Good) Revealed for Jump Force

While it was leaked quite some time ago that Majin Buu from Dragon Ball Z in his good form would be joining the vast roster in Jump Force, Bandai Namco has finally made it official with this first reveal trailer for the character. Showing off many of his candy-based moves, including turning his enemies into chocolate, the trailer is quick and to the point. Majin … Continue reading Majin Buu (Good) Revealed for Jump Force

SNK Teases Next-Gen NeoGeo Hardware

SNK took to Twitter last night to reveal that a new, next-generation NeoGeo console will be announced in the coming months. Described as having a new, modern design, the system will also have a “wonderful play feeling.” In addition, the new system will have some form of connectivity with the NeoGeo Mini, the wildly popular miniature candy arcade cabinet the company released late last year. … Continue reading SNK Teases Next-Gen NeoGeo Hardware

Toho & Tsubaraya Announce Shin Ultraman with Hideaki Anno

Toho Productions and Tsubaraya Productions have announced, alongside Studio Khara, a new film, Shin Ultraman, that will reunite Shin Godzilla creators Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi. The script was confirmed to be complete this past February, and Anno will join the production after he completes work on the much anticipated Evangelion 3.0+1.0. Set to release in 2021, Shin Ultraman will look to do what Shin … Continue reading Toho & Tsubaraya Announce Shin Ultraman with Hideaki Anno

Criterion Unveils Godzilla: The Showa Era Collection

The Criterion Collection has unveiled spine #1000: a massive collection titled Godzilla: The Showa Era featuring every film in the Showa Era of Godzilla’s long cinematic history. The collection includes all 15 films, complete with unique cover art illustrations for each one in an extra large graphic format. The collection is available for pre-order now, listed at $179.99, and will release on October 29th. The … Continue reading Criterion Unveils Godzilla: The Showa Era Collection

Trailer for Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Now Online

The much anticipated first trailer for the final Rebuild of Evangelion film, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0, is now online. While it’s short at just over 30 seconds, it at least gives us a glimpse into what we should expect from one of the most anticipated films in anime history. Given the mainstream success the series is receiving after its inclusion on Netflix in June, expect this to … Continue reading Trailer for Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Now Online

Taika Waititi to Direct Thor 4; Akira on Hold

As SDCC is beginning to ramp up for this weekend, one of its sure-to-be biggest reveals has just leaked, as The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) has signed on to write and direct Thor 4 for Marvel Studios. That update puts a massive damper on the Warner Bros. live-action adaptation of Akira, though, as that project is now on hold, indefinitely, … Continue reading Taika Waititi to Direct Thor 4; Akira on Hold

First Trailer for Lupin III The First Now Online

Toho Animation has shared the first, incredible trailer for the upcoming 3D animated film, Lupin III The First, based on the classic characters created by the late Monkey Punch. The film marks the series’ first time utilizing CG animation, and it looks absolutely gorgeous, with great detail, fluid movement, and fantastic animation quality. Lupin III The First will hit theaters in Japan on December 6th, … Continue reading First Trailer for Lupin III The First Now Online

Plenty of Akira News from Anime Expo

Katsuhiro Otomo was the guest of honor at this year’s Anime Expo, and he had plenty of things to share. On top of his just revealed Orbital Era film project, he also revealed that his cult-classic film that changed animation forever, Akira, will be receiving a 4K remaster, releasing on April 24th, 2020 in Japan, with a Western release on the way. Additionally, he also … Continue reading Plenty of Akira News from Anime Expo

Orbital Era Revealed as Katsuhiro Otomo’s Next Project

Acclaimed writer and director, Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira), has revealed his third feature film project, Orbital Era, at this year’s Anime Expo. This marks Otomo’s first film since Steamboy hit theaters in 2004, with Akira hitting theaters in 1988 prior to that. There is currently no release date set for Orbital Era, but it’s certainly a project to be on the lookout for, as of now. … Continue reading Orbital Era Revealed as Katsuhiro Otomo’s Next Project

New Trailer for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

The Pokemon Company has shared a new trailer for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, a week out from its release in Japan. The new trailer offers our first listen at the film’s theme song, Let You Love Me by Rita Ora, as well as plenty of gorgeous new CG footage. Fans that remember the first animated movie are sure to be hit with quite the … Continue reading New Trailer for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution