Aniplex of America has a pair of home video releases to prepare for at Anime Expo. Smartphone game anime tie-in special Fate Grand Order -First Order- is going on sale on Blu-ray while Blue Exorcist -Kyoto Saga-, the second anime adaptation of Kazue Kato's supernatural action manga, will be on both Blu-ray and DVD. More after the jump.
Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato was recently in Korea. And, her impression of Seoul...the city's Pokémon Go gyms are remarkably Yellow (in contrast to the Tokyo area's Red and Blue). So, when she got back, she share a bit of an art tribute. Get a look after the jump.
At last weekend's Anime Central event, Aniplex of America has announced plans for streaming service Hulu to carry the English dub of Blue Exorcist - Kyoto Saga, the second TV anime adaptation of Kazue Katō's supernatural action manga. More after the jump.
At this weekend's Anime Central, Aniplex of America announced release plans and the launch of pre-orders for Blu-ray releases of WWW.WAGNARIA!! and Occultic;Nine, as well as a set of the first Blue Exorcist anime. Get the details after the jump.
Japanese translator Kim Morrissy explores how our favorite anime, manga, and light novels are translated into English. What is lost in translation? More importantly, what is found in translation? This week, Kim looks at the Kyoto dialect spoken in the Blue Exorcist anime and asks how dialects are translated (or not translated) into English. Hit the jump to read more!
According to the newest Oricon sales report for the week ended January 8, 2017, the 18th volume of Kazue Kato's supernatural action manga Ao no Exocist/Blue Exocist jumped up to the top of its weekly manga sales chart from the last week's 3rd. Check the top manga titles of the week after the jump.
Ryuji Suguro is the man of the hour. He looks like a rooster. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. He's on the cover of the newly released volume 18 of the manga. And, he helped Kazue Kato kick off her mini-countdown to the January 6th return of Blue Exorcist TV anime. See how they hyped the Kyoto chapter adaptation after the jump.
In a bit of New Year's fun, to promote the Blue Exorcist Kyoto Arc tv anime, debuting January 6th, and the Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic anime movie, opening January 21st, Rin and Yukio Okumura, Sebastian Michaelis and Grell Sutcliff swapped outfits. More after the jump.
Crunchyroll has announced plans to stream Aniplex anime Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, Fate/Grand Order -First Order- and Granblue Fantasy this winter. Get the details after the jump.
For the last three years, Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato has taken to Twitter to mark the occasion of the December 27th birthday of twin heroes Rin and Yukio Okumura. This year, there's more to celebrate. There's a new chapter of the manga in Jump Sq. and collection 18 is out on December 31st. Oh, and there's the Kyoto Saga anime starting January 6th.