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    Thursday February 13, 2020
  • Taika Waititi Doesn't Know If He'll End Up Directing the Live-Action Akira

    After being pushed so far into the future, his involvement becomes even more uncertain

    Sunday was a big night for writer and director Taika Waititi, who took home the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for Jojo Rabbit. Previously, he was attached to direct the long-gestating live-action Akira movie, but in light of all the shake-ups on scheduling, his involvement is growing more and more uncertain. Read on for more.

  • Saturday October 19, 2019
  • Live-Action Akira Director Taika Waititi Says They're Still Gonna Make It

    Adaptation was recently delayed due to a clash with Thor filming

    The last update we had on Hollywood's live-action Akira film wasn't a great one. While the movie wasn't shelved, the time it took to properly develop the script ended up pushing production back far enough to clash with Thor: Love and Thunder, which is also being directed by Taika Waititi. Hit the jump for the latest.

  • Tuesday July 16, 2019
  • Hollywood's Akira Pushed Back So Taika Waititi Can Direct Thor 4

    New plans and script development concerns force the move

    Good news arrived today for Thor fans alongside bad news for those looking forward to the live-action Akira. In the case of the former, director Taika Waititi is officially returning to direct the followup to Thor: Ragnarok. Find out how this bodes for Akira after the jump.

  • Thursday December 21, 2017
  • "Clannad" and "Thor: Ragnarok" Headline Latest Family of Nendoroid Releases

    "Madoka Magica," "Overwatch," "Star Wars" and "Kancolle" in there too

    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.

  • Wednesday October 4, 2017
  • Japanese "Thor: Ragnarok" Dub Adds Yūki Amami And Miyuki Sawashiro

    Kenta Miyake (My Hero Academia's All Might) is back voicing the Marvel superhero take on the titular Norse God.

    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.

  • Saturday February 13, 2016
  • Kobukiya Previews Bishoujo Thor and Loki Figure Designs

    Figure maker showcases Shunya Yamashita illustration

    After teasing them leading into last weekend's Wonder Festival Winter figures event, Kotobukiya has now revealed illustrator Shunya Yamashita's designs for Bishoujo statues based on Marvel's Thor (currently a woman in the comics) and Loki (who had a female form several times in the comics, notable for years after 2008). Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday February 27, 2014
  • Thor Figma Hits Preorder

    figma Hazuki Mizuhara is also newly scheduled for June

    While Iron Man was previously featured as a super-deformed Nendoroid, the first Avenger to receive the Max Factory posable figma treatment is the mighty Thor! The God of Thunder is slated for release by Good Smile Company in July and is available for pre-order. Get a look after the jump.

  • Friday December 6, 2013
  • "Kinnikuman" Draws Thor and Captain America in Japan

    Yudetamago hypes Japanese release of second movies

    To celebrate the Japanese releases of Marvel Comics based movies Thor: Dark World and Captain America: Winter Soldier, Kinnikuman (or MUSCLE in English) creator(s) Yudetamago have drawn a tribute of the two super heroes, to be published in the issue of Shonen Jump doing on sale January 4th. Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 23, 2013
  • VIDEO: Official “Thor: The Dark World” Trailer Lands

    New “Thor” hits theaters November 8th

    Get ready to go back to Asgard, Marvel fans, because the official trailer for Thor: The Dark World is here. Check out the video after the jump.

  • Saturday December 24, 2011
  • "Game of Thrones" Veteran Picked as "Thor 2" Director

    Alan Taylor Gets the Superhero Sequel Back on Track for 2013 Release

    Marvel and Disney picked a 2013 release date for the next solo movie starring the Asgardian thunder god Thor. Getting attached to the project has proved more difficult. Kenneth Branagh opted not to return. Brian Kirk and Patty Jenkins were in and out due to "creative differences," and since then the studio has looked for a new Game veteran for the project. More after the jump.

  • Monday December 12, 2011
  • Hammer of "Thor" Handed Off to New Directors

    Marvel and Disney Search For a Directory Worthy of the Mighty Thor

    Following his outing with The Avengers, Marvel Comics' thundergod Thor plans to make his solo return to theaters in 2013. After director Kenneth Branagh couldn't make the return trip to Asgard, Marvel and Disney began questing for a replacement, and the ensuing search has become more complex than the continuity of a super hero comic. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday November 30, 2011
  • Kewpie Dolls Recreate "Captain America" and "Thor"

    Run'A and The Avengers Team Up for Kewpie Populated Web comics

    Plenty of preparation is going into making Marvel Comics big screen adaptation The Avengers a global phenomenon. Now Cap and company are joining the Kewsion series of pop culture characters reimagined in the style of Rose O’Neill’s Kewpie doll illustrations for a series of Japanese web comics. More after the jump.