After promoting it at last weekend's Comiket, Warner Bros. Japan has published a trailer for the Japanese release of RWBY Volume 2. Cast additions for the second part of Rooster Teeth's action epic include Masaki Terasoma (Fate/stay night: UBW's Sōichirō Kuzuki), Shizuka Itō (Prison School's Meiko), Marina Inoue (Attack on Titan's Armin), Hikaru Midorikawa (Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto), Yuichi Nakamura (Fairy Tail's Gray) and Yoshiki Nakajima.
Following the initial announcement at San Diego Comic Con, anime/manga distributor VIZ Media has discussed their collaboration with Rooster Teeth, the Austin, TX-based entertainment and media company behind the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, called the first western anime series to be distributed to Japan. More after the jump.
At their San Diego Comic-Con panel, Viz announced that they they have teamed with Tubi TV to stream their anime on the platform to viewers in North America, including Canada. Additionally, they announced plans to release book tied to the RWBY animated series soon. More after the jump.
Japanese character goods marker Cospa is preparing for the summer edition of the major figures event Wonder Festival, taking place July 24th, at Chiba's Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall. Along with [email protected] Cinderella Girls, Girls Und Panzer, KanColle, Gundam and more, one of the series lines being presented for pre-order is RWBY, which will also be offered for a September general release. More after the jump.
Austin's Rooster Teeth and Tugg, who recently teamed up on a cinema-on-demand release of Lazer Team, will next be employing the model on Rooster Teeth’s animated series RWBY. The plans are for three releases of the three volumes, both internationally and domestically. The first feature film will release in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. More after the jump.
The Official Japanese RWBY Fanbook, which Warner Bros. brought to December 2014's Comiket 87, is back in a Revised Edition featuring 22 artists paying tribute to Rooster Teeth's CG series. The book, along with Shirow Miwa, will be presented at the RWBY OFFICIAL JAPANESE FAN MEETING exibition at Tokyo's Space Caiman gallery. More after the jump.
Warner Bros. Japan has scheduled the Japanese release of RWBY for December 9th with soundtrack CD, original case art, booklet, illustration card and episodes 1-10 at 8,000 yen plus tax for the limited edition, 5,800yen for standard Blu-ray and 4,800yen for standard DVD. Plans include a limited preview screening with a special edition offered at six theaters on November 14th, and ahead of that showcase, a seven-minute preview has been shared.