LUPIN THE 3RD is one of the most recognizable animation series in Japanese history, and now U.S. audiences can experience one of the most notable titles when the 1979 Japanese comedy-drama animated adventure, LUPIN THE 3RD THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO, comes to movie theaters nationwide for the first time, to commemorate Lupin’s 50th anniversary. Keep Reading
LeftField Media and SUNRISE Inc. recently announced the inaugural Anime NYC festival will play host to the US premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower, the second film in the Gundam Thunderbolt series, and that this premiere will be accompanied by a live concert featuring the music of Gundam Thunderbolt led by composer Naruyoshi Kikuchi. Keep Reading
On Monday July 3, Hey! Say! JUMP member and actor Ryosuke Yamada, joined by award-winning director Fumihiko Sori, received warm welcome by American fans and audience at the packed Main Events hall of Anime Expo 2017. As the special guests for the Fullmetal Alchemist Live-Action Movie panel, both Yamada and Sori shared with enthusiastic AX attendees their thoughts and stories during the filming, followed by a premiere showcase of the movie footage and a Q&A session with fans.
Two brothers set out on a journey in order to take back everything they have lost. This emotional adventure finally gets a live-action version! Anime Expo is honored to welcome Guests of Honor Fumihiko Sori and Ryosuke Yamada to their first overseas anime convention, where they will present AX’s first-ever live-action movie panel in anticipation of the release of the upcoming Fullmetal Alchemist movie! Keep Reading
Famed Japanese voice actor, Ryō Horikawa, joins Anime Expo 2017 as a Guest of Honor! Best known as the voice of Vegeta in the Dragon Ball series and Heiji Hattori from Case Closed, Horikawa will participate in a panel as well as autograph sessions throughout the weekend. Keep Reading
JAM Project, composed of Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani, Masami Okui, and Yoshiki Fukuyama, has announced information about their new album, tour, and their first live album digital release. Tour tickets can be registered in advance at the JAM Project fan app “MOTTO! MOTTO!! App” starting June 21. Keep Reading
Active Gaming Media Inc. in association with Tezuka Productions, is proud to announce that the latest battle strategy card game, Astro Boy: Edge of Time, is coming to PC via Steam. Keep Reading
Nintendo Co., Ltd. will launch Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer, which allows us to enjoy 30 pre-loaded classic games and does not require cartridge changes. The console is 60% of the size of Original Family Computer (Famicom). On November 10, 2016, it will be released for 5,980 yen (tax excluded).
The Universal Studio Japan is opening a limited-time event “Universal Jump Summer” which features the widely popular anime Dragon Ball, ONE PIECE, and DEATH NOTE, and you can enjoy the world class attractions.