What happens when Light Yagami, Madoka Kaname, and Giorno Giovanna all develop spidey sense? Japanese viewers of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse are about to find out! Three famous voice actors are taking the lead for the film's dub. Find out more after the jump!
Crunchyroll is saddened to report that comic book legend Stan Lee died today at the age of 95. As we mourn his passing, we remember the indelible mark he left on the world of comic books, animation, and modern anime.
The first season of Marvel Future Avengers, an anime co-producion spearheaded by Marvel and Disney and animated by Madhouse, has concluded with the broadcast of the 26th and final episode on the Dlife channel in Japan, but super hero fans will be happy to know that Marvel Future Avengers is returning for a second season in the Summer season of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Having scheduled their Bishoujo line figure of Kamala Khan/Ms Marvel, Kotobukiya's latest addition to the line of statues based on the design work of Shunya Yamashita is Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers. Along with the launch of pre-order, photos and a 3D look at the release have been published. Get a look after the jump.
So far, this December, Good Smile Company has launched pre-orders for nineteen Nendoroid chibi figures. In the closing weeks, that selection has not only included more Madoka Magica and KanColle. There's another Overwatch Nendoroid. There's Kemono Friends, and also Thor and Clannad. More after the jump.
Japan will be getting Thor: Ragnarok on November 3rd, same day as the US release. Kenta Miyake (My Hero Academia's All Might) is back voicing the Marvel superhero take on the titular Norse God. Newly added for this latest Thor movie, Takarazuka Revue performer-turned film/TV actress Yūki Amami voices Cate Blanchett's villain Hela and anime favorite Miyuki Sawashiro adds another Ame Comi role (she was recently Enchantress in Suicide Squad) as Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie.
The latest anime to adapt Marvel's superheroes is Future Avengers. Yuzo Sato directs the Madhouse production with the cast from Toei's Disc Wars Avengers reprising their roles (even Takehito Koyasu as Deadpool) - along with Aki Kanada, Atsushi Tamaru and Juri Kimura voice its original hero-kids and Shinya Hamazoe as a young villain. It's started incorporating Marvel's newer and newly prominent heroes. And, an early look at the upcoming episode reveals the introduction of Ms Marvel.
Japan is getting another notable artist to illustrate the cover of the local edition of a Marvel comic. After the recent Yusuke Murata work on Spider-Man, Shigeto Koyama will be providing work for Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel, the New Jersey-based shape-shifter who was Marvel's first Muslim character to headline her own comic book. Get a look after the jump.
Back in 2015, Marvel did a series of "Manga" variant covers for their comics. This brought in some notables like Shigeto Koyama (animator and designer on Evangelion, Kill la Kill), Hiroyuki Imaishi (Kill La Kill) Q Hayashida (Dorohedoro), and, of course, Yusuke Murata (One-Punch Man). Guardians of the Galaxy spin-off Groot appropriately got one by superlog. This charming piece has now inspired a statue from Good Smile Company, on sale ahead of a February 2018 release.
The main staff, the main cast, a new key visual, and the Japanese broadcast details have all been announced for Marvel Future Avengers, the latest anime featuring superheroes from the Marvel Comics universe. Hit the jump to assemble.