This 4th of July, celebrate the holiday with anime. This week we feature a selection of series that take place in the USA, plus related recommendations for similar titles, spanning a range of genres and themes. Check them out and get new ideas of what to watch next after the jump!
Funimation has announced that it will be streaming both Venus Project: Climax and Chaos Dragon as they air in Japan. This occurred at the distributor's panel at Anime Expo on Friday, and it couldn't be better news for fans eager to get into both series! Hit the jump for more.
JAST USA has just announced two upcoming releases during Anime Expo that visual novel fans are going to be excited for: SoniComi and Flowers - Spring Arc. Hit the jump for more details!
Sega's upcoming RPG sequel 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is releasing this October 15 in Japan, and with it comes the very first debut trailer for the game for us all to dissect! Hit the jump for more!
After all the waiting and hoping and pining, it looks like Dragon Quest VII and Dragon Quest VIII are going to be localized and coming to the West! Hit the jump for more details!
Aksys Games officially unveiled Zero Escape Volume 3 during its Anime Expo panel this weekend. The latest entry in the visual novel adventure series is coming to Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita next summer, with western localizations being produced alongside the Japanese version. Read on for more.
Crunchyroll announced a handful of new titles during its Anime Expo 2015 panel this morning, including additional summer 2015 shows, catalog additions, and more. Read on for details.
Break out your Elemental Hero deck and get ready to duel! The King of Games is comin’ to Crunchyroll with English subtitles in tow as the subbed version of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX is set to begin streaming next month! Read on for full details!
During an Anime Expo presentation, Viz Media announced that their new English dub of Sailor Moon S will introduce Erica Mendez as Sailor Uranus, Lauren Landa as Sailor Neptune, Christine Marie Cabanos as Sailor Saturn and Keith Silverstein as Professor Tomoe. More after the jump.
Yesterday, Anime Expo hosted a presentation of the English versions of episodes 3 and 10 from season one of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure along with Joseph Joestar voice Ben Diskin and Naokatsu Tsuda, animation director at David Production and director of Jojo’s. See who else is involved in the dub after the jump.
The landmark OAV series, Megazone 23, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a deluxe Bluray boxed set release on Japanese home video. Hit the jump to learn the details.
RightStuf's anime publishing arm had its own panel at Anime Expo and did not disappoint as it announced Utena and Gundam on Blu-Ray, more Gundam series and new licenses, including Big Windup Season 2. Hit the jump for details.
FUNimation's Anime Expo panel served mainly as a rundown of this year's home video releases, but that doesn't mean that it didn't have any surprises, as the publisher announced more news involving Free! Eternal Summer and its involvement in a new anime project known as Dimension W. Hit the jump for the details.
"Nikushimi no Kioku Kara" (From the Memories of Hatred), the fourth chapter of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, is released on 36 screens across Japan today, July 4. At the same time, it is announced that the final fifth chapter "Itoshiki Monotachi e" (To Beloved) is set for a release on February 6, 2016. Hit the jump for more.
Since last year, popular anime voice actress Haruka Tomatsu has voiced Sono Uzumasa, the official PR character of Kyoto Gakuen University in Kameoka, Kyoto. The first anime CM for the year 2015 is now available online. Check the latest clip after the jump.