TOKU is bringing Ultraseven X and Queen's Blade to overseas viewers starting at the beginning of next month! Check your subscriptions to see if you have access to the 24/7 anime and tokusatsu provider, then tune in for both shows starting June 5. More info after the jump.
Hobby Japan is armoring up for a new iteration of the Queen's Blade mixed media franchise entitled Queen's Blade Unlimited, which features a "cool and sexy" new look spearheaded by artist Shinya Ohsaki of UNKNOWN GAMES. Hit the jump to learn more.
A preview has been posted of the Hobby Japan OVA based on Queen's Blade's fourth series, 2012's fairytale inspired Grimoire. Kinji Yoshimoto returns as chief director and series configuration writer on the Fortes project with storyboard artist Yoshihide Yuuzumi setting up to serve as director. Oda Nobuna's Masashi Suzuki writes the screenplay. Check it out after the jump.
Hobby Japan is announcing plans for OVA based on Queen's Blade's fourth series, 2012's fairy tale inspired Grimoire. Kinji Yoshimoto returns as chief director and series configuration writer on the Fortes project with storyboard artist Yoshihide Yuuzumi setting up to serve as director. Oda Nobuuna's Masashi Suzuki writes the screenplay. More after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks' latest license is getting ready to bring more Queen's Blade into our homes with the addition of Queen's Blade: Beautiful Warriors. The six-part OVA is coming to select digital outlets soon, with a home video release to follow. Hit the jump for more.
If you've been watching Space Dandy, you've recently seen a bunch of niθ's (Queen's Blade's Alice, Samurai Girls) designs on the aliens. Another of his projects was Hobby Japan and figures maker OrchidSeed's Seven Deadly Sins. There hasn't been any news on the anime tie-in since October 2012, but the main figures like is continuing with Wrath personified, Satan, slated for February 2015 general release. Get a look after the jump.
There hasn't been any news of the anime based on Hobby Japan and figures maker OrchidSeed's Seven Deadly Sins since it was announced it was announced in October 2012. However, the Niθ (Queen's Blade's Alice, Samurai Girls) designed line of girls personifying the capital vices is continuing with Greed girl Mammon, now available for order from Hobby Japan ahead of an October 2014 release. Get a look after the jump.
With the Section23 release of busty fantasy sequel Queen's Blade Rebellion hitting stores this week, Sentai Filmworks has published the English dub cast for the anime series. See who's who after the jump.
Kaiyodo has happened upon an appropriate gimmick for a Queen's Blade release of Capsule Q Fraulein trading figures. Coming in September, S&M Duels "Leina vs Nanael” will present 45-90mm tall figurines packaged in blind boxes: Nomadic Warrior Leina "S" Mode, Nomadic Warrior Leina "M" Mode, Angel of Light Nanael "S" Mode and Angel of Light Nanael "M" Mode. Get a look after the jump.
Hobby Japan's Queen's Blade - Vanquished promo is not not-safe-for-work. It hasn't been pulled from Youtube the way some anime trailers have. It is however pretty borderline. You're best watching in a context in which you wouldn't be judged or otherwise get into trouble. Check it out after the jump if you dare.
Beleaguered North American distributor has reworked their release schedule again. Queen's Blade and Ai no Kusabi have been pushed back. Fushigi Yugi OVA Collection, Chanbarra Beauty: The Movie, and Zombie A**: Toilet of the Dead are delayed indefinitely. And, more troublingly, Kite on Blu-ray, Squid Girl, Part 3 (Season 2) and Gao-Gai-Gar Complete Collection are off the schedule. Details after the jump.
The latest Queen's Blade work to inspire anime is Queen's Blade: Vanquished Queens, a visual book depicting some of the risque fantasy characters' defeats. Teekyū's Shin Itagaki will be directing the two part Hoods Entertainment (Seikon no Qwaser II) production, set to be packaged with next year's Queen's Blade Premium Visual Books. More after the jump.