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    Thursday November 24, 2016
  • J. K. Rowling Cheers Japanese "Fantastic Beasts" Fan Art

    Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opens in Japan this week

    Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opens in Japan this week with Mamoru Miyano (Light Yagami in Death Note) as lead Newt Scamander, Shizuka Ito as Tina Goldstein, Aya Endo as Queenie Goldstein and Yasuhiro Mamiya as Jacob Kowalski. Of course this is inspiring tribute art and HP author J.K. Rowling calls attention to a particular handoff piece by Nagasaki based fan.

  • Friday November 18, 2016
  • Hear Mamoru Miyano as Newt Scamander in Japanese "Fantastic Beasts" Clip

    Special preview clip also gives the world an early look at Nifflers.

    A new clip from the Japanese dub of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them gives us our first listen to Death Note's Mamoru Miyano as Newt Scamander. Not only that, it gives us a world-first look at one of the critters in Newt's magic suitcase. Hit the jump to watch!

  • Saturday January 23, 2016
  • Animate Releases "Harry Potter" Mini Chara-featured Itmes

    Clear files, tin badges, rubber straps, acrylic key holders

    With the partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Animate has started offering original items featuring the mini version characters from J. K. Rowling's internationally popular Harry Potter series. Its online stores now accepting orders for 12 types of clear files. Check the details after the jump.

  • Wednesday June 25, 2014
  • Harry Potter and Sherlock Meet at Doujinshi Event

    Comic City Tokyo 134 guide book features specials UK crossover

    Harry Potter has a fair number of fans amoung Japanese doujinshi makers. The recent Sherlock has a LOT of doujinshi art fans, generally of the yaoi variety. The Comic City Tokyo 134 doujinshi event took place earlier this week, and for its guide book it featured a special UK crossover of the wizards and consulting detective planning out how to hit the exhibiting on circles. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday April 23, 2014
  • VIDEO: "Harry Potter" Gets Reimagined as a Cyberpunk '80s Anime

    "You're a Cyberwizard, Harry"

    Neo-Hogwarts is about to E X P L O D E in Nacho Punch's latest animated video, which reimagines Harry Potter as a cyberpunk anime from the '80s. There's plenty of Akira flavor in this one, which you can watch after the jump.  

  • Thursday September 12, 2013
  • "Harry Potter" Author Working on Spin-Off

    Rowling's first screenplay to launch new film series

    Warner Bros. Entertainment has announced a partnership with author J.K. Rowling, revolving around a new film series from Rowling’s world of witches and wizards, inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and the adventures of the book’s fictitious author, Newt Scamander. Rowling is set to pen the script, which will be the writer's first screenplay. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 31, 2012
  • Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

    Celebrate the birthday of the Boy Who Lived

    Harry Potter, that bespectacled lightning-bolt headed young wizard, is celebrating his birthday today! CRN doesn't have any chocolate frogs or Every-Flavor Beans, but you can get the party started after the jump!

  • Thursday May 10, 2012
  • Harry Potter Theme Park Casts Its Magic on Japan in 2014

    Wizarding World of Harry Potter sets sights on Osaka

    The first Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park opened as part of Universal Parks and Resorts' Islands of Adventure in Orlando in 2010, and now Japan is up for its own version of the attraction. The first Harry Potter theme park to be built outside of the U.S. is destined for Universal Studios in Osaka, where it will open in 2014. Read on for more!

  • Friday April 13, 2012
  • "Harry Potter" Author Details New Book For Adults

    To be published worldwide on September 27th in hardback, ebook, unabridged audio download, and on CD

    Publisher Little Brown has revealed a description of The Casual Vacancy, the "first novel for adults" by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. The "blackly comic" story runs 480 pages, shipping September 27th, 2012. More after the jump.

  • Monday November 14, 2011
  • "Harry Potter" Director to Helm "Doctor Who" Movies

    Work Starting Now, With Two or Three Year Time Frame For Project

    Variety is reporting that David Yates, who directed the last four Harry Potter movies, is teaming up with the BBC to turn its iconic sci-fi TV series Doctor Who into a bigscreen franchise. "We're looking at writers now. We're going to spend two to three years to get it right," Yates told Variety. More after the jumpl

  • Wednesday October 26, 2011
  • "Harry Potter" Home Video Releases Ending in 2011

    I guess now is as good a time as any to say "Yippie-ki-yay, Mr. Potter"

    After taking over the world in theaters and on DVD, the Harry Potter movies aren't going to be as easily found in stores after 2011.  Find out what this means for the series, and what Warner has to say about this moratorium after the jump.

  • Monday October 17, 2011
  • Harry Potter Tops Spike TV's Scream Awards

    Also, George Lucas makes a special appearance

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was genre media's top winner at Saturday night's Spike TV Scream Awards, taking home The Ultimate Scream among its six wins. Check out the full list after the jump.

  • Saturday July 23, 2011
  • Epic Anime-style Harry Potter Fan Art Appears

    A critical intersection of fandom has been aced

    What would happen if Harry Potter were an anime? If your heart can't continue beating until you've witnessed a vision of potential truth, then bump this jump to see some real magic.