After years of wondering whether Viz Media would ever make its sizable catalog of manga available outside of its own Android app and website, the publisher has finally taken the first steps towards cross-platform availability by launching its Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine through Amazon-owned Comixology and the Kindle Store. Hit the jump for details.
Capcom's latest addition to the character roster for Street Fighter V might prove that Capcom is indeed listening to fan input, as the company has announced that pro wrestler R. Mika is the latest addition to the forthcoming fighting game.
The latest promo for The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water shows off the main cast in action, following two previous promos that set the groundwork for the series, ancillary cast, and staff. Hit the jump for the trailer.
Crunchyroll is excited to announce that it will indeed simulcast the 2 hour One Piece - Episode of Sabo: Bond of Three Brothers - A Miraculous Reunion and an Inherited Will TV special this Saturday, August 22nd. Hit the jump for the preliminary details.
Japan's Tora No Ana like's to add to the Summer Comiket rush every year by holding an exhibit dedicated to new otaku products for customers to purchase during the year. Hit the jump for a new mousepad featuring Angela Balzac from Expelled from Paradise being shown off by retailer Tora no Ana in a new exhibition being held this weekend
Following up on last weekend's record-breaking $5 million box office for the film, FUNimation's limited engagement of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F ended its run on Wednesday, beating all expectations. Hit the jump for the details
After confirming that it acquired the films earlier this year, FUNimation has announced the screening dates for both parts of the Attack on Titan live-action film anthology. Hit the jump for the first details
Following its reveal earlier this year at AnimeJapan, the official site for the Heavy Object anime adaptation has been opened. Hit the jump for details.
FUNimation has announced that its limited engagement run for Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F has broken box office records for a limited engagement and has even managed to hold its own against recent Hollywood releases. Hit the jump for details.
Gaming and miniatures manufacturer Jasco Games has announced that it has acquired the licenses to both Dragon Ball Z and Cowboy Bebop in order to create board and miniatures games based on the properties. Hit the jump for more details
The Bonbori Matsuri is one of many midsummer festivals held in Japan. Held yearly at the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū shrine in Kamakura, the shrine is known for displaying lantern art for the festival and this year's contributions include a new message from Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno along with new art from his mangaka wife Moyoco. Hit the jump for pictures of the art
Those of you that have been holding out on a home video release for the 2013 Captain Harlock live-action film will get your wish at the end of the year, as home video distributor Twilight Time has announced plans to release the film on Blu-Ray. Hit the jump for details.
In an update to the OVA's official site, the Wild Adapter manga by author Kazuya Minekura will get its second OVA in September with the release of the limited edition of the Kou OVA, now set for September 30th. Hit the jump for the details on the limited edition.
Anime Consortium Japan, the parent company of the Daisuki streaming portal has announced that a new group of investors has invested in the venture. Hit the jump for the details.