On his official Twitter feed, director Seiji Mizushima (Beatless, Full Metal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa) has revealed that the key staff members of the 2014 Expelled from Paradise theatrical anime film have reunited and are working on a new anime project together. Hit the jump to learn more.
Crunchyroll had a chance to speak with legendary anime screenwriter Gen Urobuchi himself to talk about his fantastical puppet action series Thunderbolt Fantasy, how he got TM Revolution to voice in the series, how the series has brought him to a turning point as a creator and more! Hit the jump to read the exclusive interview!
With the surprise announcement of Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie: Walpurgis no Kaiten last night, a follow-up to the 2013 anime film, fans all around the world are excited. But no one was as excited as Madoka Magica writer Gen Urobuchi, who went to Twitter and said he’s “glad (the film) is finally seeing the light of day!” Find out why he said that after the jump!
Gen Urobuchi and Taiwanese puppet theater? Thunderbolt Fantasy seemed like an improbable mix at first glance, but after two seasons and a movie, it's become a valued pillar of the anime landscape. With Season 3 approaching, let's explore what makes this unique franchise so special!
Great news for fans of glove puppetry and martial arts mayhem: after initially being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the third season of Thunderbolt Fantasy - a Japanese / Taiwanese co-production featuring the combined talents of Pili International Multimedia, Nitroplus, and Good Smile Company - is back on track and will broadcast in Japan beginning in April of 2021. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sci-fi mecha series Obsolete is returning to YouTube this winter! The show by Gen Urobuchi has released a new trailer, revealing scenes from the next six episodes of 3DCG action. Get your first look after the jump!
Some quick news for all you lovers of gratuitous puppet violence out there: Thunderbolt Fantasy is coming back for a third season of martial arts mayhem at some point in the near future, and now the official homepage for the series has published a teaser visual for the new season. Hit the jump to check it out.