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    Montag April 12, 2021
  • Netflix Producing Live-Action Gundam Film With Legendary Pictures

    More details expected in the coming months.

    Netflix (colony) dropped a bombshell of an announcement today, with the confirmation that the streaming media giant is working with Legendary Entertainment to produce a live action film based on the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise.

  • Manga UK Officially Rebrands To Funimation Starting April 19th

    Seminal UK publisher and distributor made industry-defining impact on anime in the 90s

    Funimation has announced that one of its acquired international brands in Manga Entertainment UK, the seminal English publisher and distributor of Japanese animation over the past three decades in the UK and abroad, will be rebranded. Read on for a condensed history of the brand.

  • Freitag April 9, 2021
  • Eva Unit-01 USB Hub Solves Your Lack Of Ports While Looking Menacing

    Hub to be released in September in Japan

    Japanese computer accessory manufacturer Electroys has developed a new USB hub with 3 Type-C and 3 of the more common Type-A 3.0 ports in the shape of the menacing Eva Unit 01. Read on for the details.

  • Donnerstag April 8, 2021
  • Harmony Gold and Big West Reach Landmark Agreement For Global Distribution Of Macross and Robotech

    Landmark agreement opens door to licensing of Macross series outside of Japan

    In an unexpected press release, Japanese production conglomerate Big West and Robotech producer Harmony Gold have announced that both sides have officially ended their two decades long legal battle over the rights to Macross and the recognition of Robotech, leading to new global distribution for each franchise. Read on for the details.

  • Dienstag April 6, 2021
  • Takao Saito's Golgo 13 Manga Earns Guinness Record

    Saito's manga earned record on Monday with release of 200th volume, now tied with Kochikame

    Japanese manga author Takao Saito, noted for being one of the most tireless manga authors in the manga industry, now has a Guinness World Record to his name and list of accolades. Read on for the details.

  • Samstag April 3, 2021
  • J-Novel Club Announces Latest Slate Of Titles With Expansion Into European Fiction

    J-Novel Pulp line features European anthologies

    J-Novel Club has announced its latest slate of seasonal manga and light novel announcements while also announcing a brand new initiative and expansion to European fiction. Read on for the details.

  • Mittwoch März 31, 2021
  • Laid-Back Camp Gets Special Rum Tribute To Minami Toba

    Tie-In based on teacher and advisor Minami Toba in anime

    Laid-Back Camp has seen its share of camping and travel-related tie-ins, but this latest tie-in serves as a tribute to one of its most popular characters in Minami Toba. Read on for the details.

  • SuperGroupies Launches Hunter x Hunter Merchandise

    Merchandise will be made to order with no remainders available

    Japanese otaku couture brand SuperGroupies has launched yet another collaboration with a beloved franchise, this one featuring Hunter x Hunter. Read on for the details.

  • Dienstag März 30, 2021
  • Sentai Filmworks Licenses 2019 Dororo Anime For Summer Home Video Release

    Home video release will feature new English dub

    Sentai Filmworks continues its slate of announcements with the acquisition of the 2019 Dororo anime adaptation produced by MAPPA and Tezuka Productions. Read on for the details.

  • Sonntag März 28, 2021
  • Fruits Basket: The Final Season Gets 12 Ending Illustrations From Manga Author

    First illustrations to debut in cafe exhibition on April 6th in Japan

    In the run up to the long-awaited premiere of Fruits Basket: The Final Season on April 5th and announced during AnimeJapan 2021 on Sunday, it was confirmed that manga author Natsuki Takaya will draw 12 illustrations for use during ending segments of each episode in the forthcoming season. Read on for a preview of the first illustration.

  • Funimation Releases English Subtitled Megalobox 2: Nomad Trailer with April 4th Premiere Date

    Sequel follows 2018 sleeper hit

    Funimation has released its own English-subtitled trailer for Megalobox 2: Nomad on Twitter. Read on for the trailer.

  • Samstag März 27, 2021
  • Funko's POPs Officially Debut in Japan With Dragon Ball Z Line

    Dragon Ball Z line of POP figures formerly exclusive to select retailers

    In news that will surprise many, figure manufacturer Funko has officially expanded into the Japanese retail market with the launch of its popular, if polarizing POP! line of super deformed collectible figures with Dragon Ball Z leading the way. Read on for the details.

  • Freitag März 26, 2021
  • I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level! Gets New Key Visual Ahead of April Premiere

    Crunchyroll to stream the series this April

    A new key visual has been revealed for the isekai anime I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level. Hit the jump for the visual.

  • Denpa Books Announces They Were Eleven Manga License With New Complete Edition

    New edition slated for 2023 with original and sequel stories in one volume

    Manga publisher Denpa Books has closed out their acquisition announcements for the season with a bombshell of a license rescue, with the confirmation that the imprint will release Moto Hagio's seminal shoujo manga They Were Eleven in an expanded and complete edition. Read on for the details.

  • Elos x Eva Sports Cruiser Skateboard Collaboration Launches In The US

    First Eva Sports branded merch to launch in US

    Back in November of last year, we previously covered the Japanese launch of a new Eva Sports merchandise campaign. Now, the cruiser skateboards produced by Elos will be made available in the US in collaboration with Eva Sports for the first time ever. Read on for the details.