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    Friday November 15, 2019
  • UPDATE - Galaxy Express 999 and Captain Harlock Creator Leiji Matsumoto Hospitalized in Italy After Suspected Stroke

    Legendary creator was holding special event in collaboration with Toei Animation and Wacom in Turin, Italy

    Legendary manga creator Leiji Matsumoto, known for Galaxy Express 999, Captain Harlock and the wider 'Leijiverse' has been hospitalized in Italy after suffering a suspected stroke. More information after the jump.

  • Saturday December 1, 2018
  • Discotek Media Announces Beyblade Anime Release Plans and More

    Shin Tetsujin 28 and other titles are on the way

     Discotek Media announced plans for January and February, including the release of some rescues, new licenses, and the debut of classics on Blu-ray. Read on for details. 

  • Wednesday October 31, 2018
  • Aqours Star to Play Maetel in Galaxy Express 999 Stage Show

    Anju Inami of Love Live! Sunshine!! will take on the role of the Leiji Matsumoto heroine

    The mikan-loving Chika is about to take a journey to the stars! Love Live! Sunshine!! star Anju Inami will be taking on the role of Maetel in a new Galaxy Express 999 stage show. Hit the jump for the latest!

  • Anime Recap: Kizuna Ai’s First Live Event, My Hero Academia Live Action, & MORE!

    The highlights of the latest news in anime!

    Kizuna Ai is broadening her horizons with a 5-hour TV broadcast and her first live event, 8 anime films have been submitted to The Oscars, a live-action Hollywood adaptation of My Hero Academia has been announced, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!

  • Sunday October 28, 2018
  • Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike Cosplays as Maetel from Galaxy Express 999

    Subculture-savvy politician blended in with the crowd at "Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fest 2018"

    After a two year hiatus from appearing in costume in public, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike once again showed off her cosplay skills when she appeared dressed as Maetal from Leiji Matsumoto's classic science fiction manga / TV anime, Galaxy Express 999, on the closing day of the "Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fest 2018" event, which was held in East Ikebukuro Central Park on October 28, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday August 16, 2018
  • View Art by Leiji Matsumoto at Anniversary Event

    Prints of rare Galaxy Express 999 will be on sale

    More than 40 years after Galaxy Express 999 came to be, creator Leiji Matsumoto is celebrating his work with a new exhibit. Meet the creator, see his work, and maybe even take home one of his original works. See a preview after the jump!

  • Monday August 13, 2018
  • Discotek Announces Licenses for Basically Everything at Otakon

    Giant Robo, Kimagure Orange Road, God Mars, Galaxy Express 999, and lots, LOTS more are on the way

    This past weekend at Otakon, Discotek knocked fans' socks off with their frankly insane number of licensing announcements. From classic titles to new releases, we're documenting them all for you here — after the jump!

  • Tuesday June 19, 2018
  • Leiji Matsumoto Confirms He is Working on New Galaxy Express 999 Manga

    "I plan to finish it properly in the end, before I die."

    At the press conference for the live-action drama based on his Galaxy Express 999 sci-fi adventure manga series, 80-year-old manga artist Leiji Matsumoto confirmed that he has started drawing a new story of the manga. The 60-minute drama was live-broadcast on BS Sky PerfecTV! at 20:00 on June 18 (JST). Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday May 15, 2018
  • Chiaki "Gogo Yubari" Kuriyama Stars as Maetel in "Galaxy Express 999" Live-Action Drama

    The 60-minute drama will be live-broadcast on June 18

    As part of the 40th anniversary project for Leiji Matsumoto's Galaxy Express 999 sci-fi adventure manga series, its first ever live-action drama is scheduled to be aired on BS Sky PerfecTV! on June 18. 33-year-old actress Chiaki Kuriyama (Gogo Yubari in Quentin Tarantino's 2003 film Kill Bill: Volume 1) is cast as the main heroine Maetel. Hit the jump for more information.