Blue Exorcist is gearing up for its 4th stage play adaptation with performances in Tokyo in October and Kobe in November, and to whet the audience's appetite for supernatural action, the official home page and Twitter feed have released new key visuals, including a poster with the entire cast in costume and make-up and a short clip featuring stage combat. Hit the jump to check them out.
Aniplex came to CRX, and they weren't empty-handed! Their industry panel was a rapid-fire news launch of new Blu-Ray sets, upcoming streaming releases, and some very cool news for Fate/Grand Order players. We have it all for you after the jump!
Tickets go on sale soon for the 4th stage play to adapt Kazue Kato's Blue Exorcist manga, and the production has released a new key visual depicting the main cast getting ready for a supernatural rumble. Hit the jump to check it out.
Aniplex announced today on August 4 that the fourth stage play based on Kazue Kato's Ao no Exorcist/Blue Exorcist dark fantasy shonen mamga series is set to be performed in Tokyo and Kobe this fall. The next play focuses on the "Shimane Illuminati Arc" told in the manga tankobon's 10th to 15th volumes. Hit the jump for more details.
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.