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Update: Dragon Ball’s Bulma officially recast

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As Super winds down, Vegeta and Bulma are taking ad work plugging a Dragon Ball bath cleaner. Vegeta’s Japanese voice still sounds like the old Ryo Horikawa, but it’s his long-suffering bride Bulma who’s been causing the biggest stir. Since Bulma’s voice actor Hiromi Tsuru suddenly passed away last year, it’s to be expected that the […]

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Sword Art Online live-action series bought by Netflix

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After a long sleep mode since the live-action Sword Art Online series got announced in 2016, there’s been rumblings in the database now the show has been bought by Netflix. In an interview with Collider, screenwriter and producer Laeta Kalodigris said this would not erase its Japanese origins, and that “Kirito and Asuna will be […]

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Alita: Battle Angel movie pushed back to December

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Alita has hit a slight snag in rebooting, and so James Cameron’s Alita: Battle Angel has been pushed back. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that, rather than being released on July 20th as planned, the live-action adaptation of Yukito Kishiro’s Battle Angel Alita manga will now get its wide theatrical release on December 21st, […]

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My Brother’s Husband drama gets first glimpse of cast in character

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The live-action TV adaptation of Gengoroh Tagame’s My Brother’s Husband is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a first look at the cast in character. The main visual for the LGBT family drama introduces Estonian ex-sumo wrestler Baruto Kaito as Mike, Maharu Nemoto as Kana, and Ryota Sato as Yaichi. As you may well be able to spot, […]


Bleach animation director Hiroki Takagi passes away

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Even since its ending, Bleach has been a constant in the hearts of otaku everywhere. It’s the same for us, so we’re sad to bring news that Bleach animation director Hiroki Takagi passed away earlier this month. Patlabor co-creator Masami Yuuki, a close friend of Takagi’s, released a public announcement that the animator had died. He said […]


Kemono Friends director announces sci-fi series Kemurikusa

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Kemono Friends fans have been tying their tails in knots over what director TATSUKI could possibly do post the safari smash. But all has been revealed, TATSUKI and studio Yaoyorozu announcing a full TV anime for the 2010 short sci-fi film Kemurikusa. It was Tatsuki himself who produced the earlier Kemurikusa, in which two girls […]

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Cutie Honey Universe teaser unveils cast of Honeys

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Go Nagai’s 50th anniversary as a manga artist is bringing a new Cutie Honey to screens, after the blazing success that was DEVILMAN crybaby, the Netflix Nagai adaptation. Cutie Honey Universe, based on Nagai’s original manga, has just released a teaser revealing the show’s main cast and April premiere. Maaya Sakamoto (Ghost in the Shell‘s […]

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Gun Gale Online anime adds staff from My Hero Academia, Celestial Method

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A commercial for a quick look at Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online was released on its official website with key staff announcements for the series. Check out the ad below, featuring little Llen in action, then we’ll get to the nitty gritty of the names. via pKjd Armed and ready for battle, it’s Masayuki Satoi of […]

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Gintama lead voicing One Piece anime’s Katakuri

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It’s time for a long-awaited villain to take to the anime waves in One Piece. As it turns out, people with naturally wavy hair can be that bad. Or their voice actors can, anyway. Shonen Jump magazine revealed this week that Tomokazu Sugita, voice of Gintama’s Gintoki, is joining the cast of the One Piece […]

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Bleach live-action film reveals its Rukia

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The live-action Bleach film sealed for release in 2018 has just revealed its Rukia in Shonen Jump magazine. Plans have been officially in place for this film since 2016, but knowing that Hana Sugisaki, fresh from starring in Mary and the Witch’s Flower, will be playing the Reaper to Sota Fukushi’s Ichigo is worth the […]

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Sherlock Holmes inspired anime seeks Kickstarter funding

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A new Sherlock is on the case, but you can call her Skylar. Steve Ahn, director of Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender, has a whole new project on the go called Blossom Detective Holmes, the story of two young detectives with selfie teleportation powers and a nose for mysteries. Literally – Sherlock’s super sense of smell […]

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One Punch Man’s Yuusuke Murata hits ignition on Back to the Future manga

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One Punch Man artist Yuusuke Murata was living the high life at a Tokyo celebration for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One when he revealed his new sci-fi scheme. Time-travelling in more ways than one, he’ll soon be launching his BTTF manga series, based on the first film in Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future trilogy. […]