It has been confirmed that the upcoming 13th One Piece feature film, One Piece Film Gold, is set to be released on 743 screens across Japan from July 23, which is the highest number of screens ever in the Japanese film history, far surpassing the previous record of 653 marked by Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" in April 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
Toei Animation's Atsutoshi Umezawa yesterday announced on his Twitter that a sequel novel to the 9th PreCure TV anime series Smile PreCure! was completed and already sent to press for a summer 2016 release. Umezawa served as a producer for the PreCure TV series from 2009 to 2013. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced today in Japan that a new two-hour TV special One Piece -Heart of Gold- is scheduled to be aired on Fuji TV and its affiliates at 21:00 on July 16 (JST). It tells a prequel story to the upcoming One Piece Film Gold and features an original antagonist Mad Treasure voiced by Shun Oguri. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming 13th One Piece feature film, One Piece Film Gold, today released a 100-second full trailer featuring the theme song "Ikari wo Kureyo" (Give Me Anger) performed by two-member unit GLM SPANKY. They were chosen by the original manga author Eiichiro Oda's recommendation. Check the newest clip after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming 13th One Piece feature film, One Piece Film Gold, today announced that its first five million moviegoers will receive a special "777th" volume tankobon as a bonus item. The booklet includes various sketches drawn by the original manga author Eiichiro Oda for the film. Hit the jump for more information.
Captain Future, a science fiction TV anime that originally ran for 53 episodes on NHK from 1978 - 1979 and that was adapted and dubbed in English in the 1980's by ZIV International and Harmony Gold, is getting a 2-part Bluray boxed set release in Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Boku Patalliro!, a TV anime adaptation of Mineo Maya's boy's love / absurdist comedy Patalliro! manga, is coming to Japanese home video in August of 2016 with a deluxe DVD boxed set. Hit the jump to learn more.