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.
Following the officvial release of the hotly anticipated mobile game, the opening for the Fate/Grand Order game has been posted online along with a new trailer showcasing the gameplay mechanics for the RPG. Hit the jump for the videos.
During the New York premiere for the forthcoming "Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation" Tom Cruise was recently interviewed by MTV News for the film when the subject of the actor's most recent film in Edge of Tomorrow came up. Hit the jump to see what the actor had to say on the possibility of a sequel
NASA has been riding a wave of international publicity owing to the success of its New Horizons mission, which culminated in the first high-resolution images of Pluto and its sibling moons in the last week and a half. Now, the space agency is naming the various regions of Pluto and Charon based on suggestions it previously solicited from around the world, with a strong nerd/geek slant. Hit the jump for an example.
Sad news for Nintendo fans, as the company has confirmed in a short statement that CEO Satoru Iwata suddenly passed away over the weekend. Hit the jump for details.
Udon Entertainment may be best known for video game artbooks and comics based on licensed video game properties, but the publisher takes its boldest step yet by pushing further into into manga publishing, with a huge classic manga announcement. Hit the jump for details.
Akira Hiramoto's Me And The Devil Blues gets a new volume released in Japan today after an eight-year hiatus that picks up where the last volume left off. Hit the jump for the details.
RightStuf's anime publishing arm had its own panel at Anime Expo and did not disappoint as it announced Utena and Gundam on Blu-Ray, more Gundam series and new licenses, including Big Windup Season 2. Hit the jump for details.