The landmark OAV series, Megazone 23, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a deluxe Bluray boxed set release on Japanese home video. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Eiga HiHo, a magazine largely concerned with foreign genre movies, and Otona Anime have teamed up to release a new Anime Creators Name the Ultimate Movie mook (magazine/book). Yasuomi Umetsu (Kite, Galilei Donna, Wizard Barristers) had blogged that he'd been involved with the project, and leading up to its May 11th release, Noriaki Matsuzaki has revealed Umetsu's cover and the other creators who name their favorite, influential flicks.
Pony Canyon's YouTube anime channel has posted the third promotional video for the upcoming TV anime Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil. The latest PV features "JUSTITIA," the OP theme song by Lia. Check the clip after the jump.
The first major announcement from Comiket is a big one, as producer Yasuomi Umetsu of Kite and Mezzo Forte infamy returns to TV anime with the confirmation of his latest project in Wizard Barristers, a magical fantasy action anime with a legal system twist. Hit the jump for the key visual and teaser.
While doing promotional work for the forthcoming "Southern" blaxploitation homage in Django Unchained, Samuel L. Jackson revealed new details about the previously quiet live-action adaptation of Yasuomi Umetsu's Kite. Hit the jump for what he had to say.