Marika Kato and crew return to North American home video on June 14th with Blu-ray and DVD releases of Tatsuo Sato's 2014 anime movie Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace. In anticipation of the release, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast, including original character Kanata Mugen, voiced by Asami Shimoda in the Japanese version. See who's who after the jump.
Section23 Films today announced its June slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks’ uncut first collection of Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons, available on either DVD or Blu-ray, the Bodacious Space Pirates movie - Abyss of Hyperspace, and the highly regarded, never before licensed for North America, 2007 sci-fi Den-Noh Coil.
Number five in Seven Seas' week of manga license announcements is Chibimaru's Bodacious Space Pirates manga, based on the Abyss of Hyperspace anime movie. Get the details after the jump.
Character goods maker Cospa's moe/bishoujyo specialized brand Nijigen Cospa has listed a T-shirt based on the member recruitment poster, and a skull motif silver ring, both inspired by the 2014 film Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace. Check the details after the jump.
Japanese idol group Momoiro Clover Z revealed yesterday that their upcoming digital single "Moretsu Uchu Kokyokyoku. Dai Nana Gakusho 'Mugen no Ai'" (Emperor Style) will feature Yngwie Malmsteen, who is known as one of the most technically accomplished guitarist in the history of hard rock/heavy metal music. Hit the jump for more details.
Figure and toy company MegaHouse will be releasing a 1/8th scale figure of “Bodacious Space Pirates” main character Marika Kato dressed in her red outfit from the recently-released film adaptation of the anime series. YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info after the jump!
Last year, Funasshii, the “pear fairy,” “unofficial” mascot of Funabashi, Chiba, was named in 2013's“Regional Mascot General Election." You'll see why he's become a viral sensation in his promo appearance for this weekend's premiere of the Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace anime movie.
To promote today's theatrical release of the Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace anime film, a theme shop has been opened at the Shinjuku 0101 Annex department store in Tokyo. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
Starting this weekend and continuing through March 4th, with the Bodacious Space Pirates Abyss of Hyperspace opening in theaters on the February 22nd, the cafe downstairs from the Shinjuku Wald 9 theater will be offering Patisserie Swallowtail Annex recreations of MoPai's Lamp House maid cafe parfait among other treats. More after the jump.
This weekend, Wave will be previewing figures at the Winter Hobby Exhibition in Akihabara, and ahead of the showcase, posted a look at the prototypes for their upcoming 1/10th scale Beach Queen girls from Kill La Kill, Sword Art Online, Non Non Biyori and more. Get a look after the jump.
Here is the latest flyer collection of some of the upcoming anime films and live-action film adaptations of popular manga/novels, which are scheduled to be released in Japan in the first half of 2014. Check'em after the jump!
Bodacious Space Pirates is the latest anime to team up with convenience store chain Family Mart for a promotional campaign. Leading into the February 22nd premiere of the Abyss of Hyperspace anime movie, Family Mart will be selling special package deals with tickets and merchandise. Get a look after the jump.
The adventures of Marika Kato and her crew continue February 22nd with Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace. This time, Asami Shimoda gets second billing as the mysterious boy Kanata Mugen. An early look at the character, along with Marika, now as a third year student, and the rest of the cast also a bit older, have been posted. Get a look after the jump.
The adventures of Marika Kato and her crew continue February 22nd with Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace. Get a look at the second promo after the jump.
With the new Bodacious Space Pirates movie scheduled for February 2014, special themed bottles of shōchū, distilled sweet potato alcohol are now being offered. The 50proof liquor comes in a 720ml bottle with packaging based on the sci-fi light novel turn anime, complete with bonus key chain of the Bentenmaru's jolly roger. Get a look after the jump.