Classic 1978 anime film Gatchaman: The Movie is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on November 17, and Sentai Filmworks is here with the full English dub cast. See who's playing who after the jump.
The latest 9th issue of Genco's quarterly anime business magazine Anime Busience features an illustration of Ken the Eagle from the original Gatchaman anime series in the mid-1970s on its cover. It is newly drawn by Akemi Takada, best known as the character designer for Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel. Check the image after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks announced its license of Gatchaman Crowds Insight, the follow-up that's currently available through select digital outlets. Sentai will also be releasing the series on home video, with details to follow at a later date. Read on for more.
Nippon Television Network Corporation has announced the acquisition of 54.3% of anime production company Tatsunoko, the people behind classics such as Speed Racer and Time Bokan, from Takara Tomy, who will continue to hold a 20% stake in the company. The announcement mentioned that the possibility of a Gatchaman Crowds movie is being explored. More after the jump.
MMO game Cronous is raising its level cap. To promote this, there's an XP bonus, and to really hype things, a Gatchaman Crowds promotion. Through December 12th, special Crowds themed item drops will give player bonuses, including the ability to transform their avatar into Hajime Ichinose. A later phase will players to become the Gatchaman form of Sugane Tachibana. Get a look after the jump.
A new video takes you behind the scenes within 48 hours of making and launching five seperate Gatchaman (classic rather than Crowds) Cosplays. Watch the team suit up wiith Dan Louie as Ryu the Owl, Yuto Akaboshi as Eagle Ken, Aaron Ng as Jinpei the Swallow, Jesse Yu as Joe the Condor and Linda Le as Jun The Swan after the jump.
Since 2011, Tachikawa, located in western Tokyo Metropolis, has been celebrating its status as the "City of Anime." Generally this means that its Autumn Rakuichi notes its status as the inspiration for the setting of A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun, but this year, the “Certain Municipality’s Area Promotion” got to double up with an appreciation for Gatchaman Crowds, which likewise set its action in the city. More after the jump.
So far there's just an announcement and a small Berg Katze teaser on NTV's website, but a second season of unique superhero anime Gatchaman Crowds has been confirmed with the title "Gatchaman Crowds Second." More after the jump.
The latest addition to Crunchyroll's summer anime lineup is swooping in to save us all with its spiritual powers! Gatchaman Crowds is set to kick off on Friday, July 12 at 11:30am Pacific for premium members, with free members able to watch episodes one week after their initial broadcast. Read on for more!
Get ready for the one that started it all as Sentai Filmworks brings Gatchaman to the U.S. in high definition! All 105 episodes of the original TV series plus the three episode OVA series will be released in both DVD & BD versions. This classic action series is directed by Hisayuki Toriumi (Area 88) and features character designs by Tatsuo Yoshida (Hurricane Polymar) with sound direction by Shigeharu Shiba (Sorcerer Hunters) and music by Bob Sakuma.