Massive news today as Warner Bros. Picture Group chairman Toby Emmerich has officially confirmed years of rumors and speculation by announcing that a 4th entry in The Matrix film franchise is officially slated to enter production. Hit the jump for details.
For super fans of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, the Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan one-shot chapters are catnip in between major arcs of the manga, and with the series concluding its latest major arc a few weeks ago, it was only a matter of time before more Rohan OVA episodes were announced. Hit the jump for the first details on the latest one-shot chapters to be animated.
Eleven Arts Anime Studio has premiered a new trailer for the critically acclaimed Millennium Actress anime film ahead of theatrical screenings scheduled for August 13th and 19th. Hit the jump for the trailer.
Masaaki Yuasa's latest film in Ride Your Wave continues to rack up critical accolades as Canadian film festival Fantasia Fest has released the complete list of award winners from its roster of films in competition, which includes the film. Hit the jump for details.
Eleven Arts has announced the prinicipal English dub voice cast for its forthcoming theatrical screening of the newly renastered Millennium Actress period film drama by acclaimed director Satoshi Kon. Hit the jump for the details.
Tower Records Japan, the last remaining vestige of the former Tower Records has long been known for its campaigns that emphasize its dedication to Japanese anime fandom, such as the NO ANIME NO LIFE campaign, and its constant promotion of anime franchises with special tie-ins. SSSS GRIDMAN is the latest franchise to get the Tower pop up shop treatment with store exclusive merchandise. Hit the jump for the details.
Team Good Smile Racing, a mainstay of Japanese GT racing with frequent appearances in international events and an extension of Good Smile Company, has officially revealed its livery selection for the upcoming Total 24 Hours of Spa endurance race featuring Promare, Fate and Miku designs for the three cars being entered in this year's race. Hit the jump for the details and images.
Tragic news out of Kyoto sees the home of fan favorite studio Kyoto Animation suffering extensive and heavy damage following an arson attack which led to an explosion. The latest update has the death toll at 33 according to NHK.
Yen Press has had to backtrack on two licenses announced last week during its Anime Expo panel. Hit the jump for the titles affected and the statement.
A new key visual has been released for the Sword Art Online 10th Anniversary EX-CHRONICLE Interactive Exhibit. Hit the jump for the visual and the first examples of merch being sold.
Following the premiere during the Sword Art Online panel held on Saturday night of Anime Expo, the Twitter account for the franchise has posted the latest teaser trailer for the second part of the Alicization anime adaptation. Hit the jump for the teaser.
Today at Anime Expo, the legendary creator Katsuhiro Otomo made his presence felt at the convention by unveiling a spate of projects to celebrate his career in anime and manga. Hit the jump for the details.
Yen Press was present at this year's Anime Expo to detail its latest slate of manga and light novel acquisitions for 2020. Hit the jump for the slate, which includes one highly requested light novel.
Viz Media was onhand at Anime Expo to detail its latest announcements related to anime and manga, centered around new releases and the announcement of its first original anime production in Seis Manos. Hit the jump for the info.
The fourth and now confirmed to be final season of the Attack on Titan anime has a premiere date. Hit the jump for the announcement.