News: Gintama cast and crew gather to commemorate current run’s end and anime’s 10th anniversary

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The staff and cast of the anime based on Hideaki Sorachi’s manga Gintama gathered for the Gintama Haru Matsuri 2016 event on Sunday, to make an important announcement about the well-beloved samurai sci-fi comedy. As it celebrates its 10th anniversary, and the manga approaches its final arc, they confirmed that the anime will come to […]

Astroboy Reboot project’s poster unveils original characters

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  It was all the way back in 2014 that Japan’s Tezuka Productions, Caribara Animation of France and Monaco-based Shibuya Productions announced their collaboration plans for a reboot of anime’s first ever hero, Astro Boy. Intending to make a run of 26 half-hour episodes in a mix of 2D and 3D CG, the project hadn’t moved […]

Erika Toda reprises her role as Misa for Death Note 2016

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For the 10th anniversary of Shusuke Kaneko’s live-action Death Note movies, Erika Toda will be reprising her screen debut role as Misa Amane from the two-part feature in the Death Note 2016 movie project. This was confirmed by the movie’s official Twitter, so she will be joining the cast alongside The Last Samurai’s Sōsuke Ikematsu […]

Boy and the Beast producer confirms Hosoda is already working on new film

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At the end of an event marking the home release of Bakemono no Ko (The Boy and the Beast) held in Tokyo on March 6th, Yuichiro Saito, Studio Chizu’s producer, reflected on how the new film Mamoru Hosoda is working on will be a progression from his last. He said, “Hosoda has now started making […]

News: Stu Levy, founder of TokyoPop, hires Terminator writer Michael Ferris for Juror 13 movie

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Stu Levy, the founder of the manga publisher and anime distributor TokyoPop, is producing a film adaptation of his own graphic novel Juror 13 as revealed by The Hollywood Reporter earlier this week. Levy has already taken on a screenwriter for the production, with Michael Ferris of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Terminator […]

Two members of Onigiri theme perfomers Starmarie join anime cast in 1st seiyuu roles

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We already know that the “Singers of Death” Starmarie will be giving their voices to the world of Onigiri with their opening theme ‘Hime wa Rankiryū☆Goikkō-sama’, but this tale of youkai and their battle against the Kamikui is also two of the band members’ first turn as voice actors. Monya Nakane and Nozomi Kishita (pictured […]