Spike TV has announced that it will be airing the Movie Sequel to Afro Samurai, “Afro Samurai: Resurrection” In January 2009. They have also said that Lucy Liu (Charlie’s Angels) and Mark Hamil (Star Wars) will add their voices into the mix. Spike had originally aired Afro Samurai in the U.S. back in January 2007. Continue reading Afro Samurai: Resurrection
Many of us have undoubtedly at one point or another wished ill for our employers.Such was the case for atwenty-nine year old Elementary teacher in Yokohama’s Tsurumi-ku. This teacher took out his frustrations by writing blogs on the Internet. In said blogs the teacher stated that he wanted to kill the Vice-Principal of his school. He also stated,”If a teacher is murdered, it will be me who’s responsible, for certain.” Continue reading Teacher threatens to Kill Boss
Yes it is true, a Live-Action adaptation of the Anime cult classic Cowboy Bebop is currently in “early” development. Continue reading Cowboy Bebop Live-Action Film Announced
Yesterday Viz Media announced That the Anime series Naruto, Bleach, and Death Note would now be available for purchase from the iTunes store. Continue reading Dubbed Anime on iTunes
Tonight Tuesday July 15th, PlayStation launches its online video download service for the PS3 and the PSP. At the E3 2008 press conference Sony Computer Entertainment announced that Funimation would be providing Anime titles to air for this service. Continue reading New Bones Anime to Premiere on Playstation 3
Forty-Nine year old Tadashi Usami was found dead in an empty swimming pool around six-twenty A.M. on Thursday Morning. His body was found face down in the pool of a residential neighborhood. Police believe that Usami was on his way home to his hotel when he stumbled into the back yard believing this was his home. Having been drinking for most of the evening with a colleague near JR Ebisu station,Usami being extremely intoxicated was unable to tell the difference between this house and his hotel. Alcohol is believed to be the main factor. Foul play is not suspected.
Mainichi Daily News
Mythwear was a licensed Anime apparel retailer most known for it’s Anime shoulder bags. The company launched back in 2001 and quickly accrued a mass of licenses to manufacture Anime apparel like bags and wallets. Some series they had rights to were Full Metal Alchemist, Hellsing, and Gravitation. Continue reading Mythwear Officially out of Bussiness
Last season Gundam fans all over rejoiced over the first season of Gundam 00. While still primarily a giant robot show, this series focus a lot more on the pilots and their reasons for being Gundam pilots. Although there is still that evil organization lurking in the corner that drives them. The Japanese site for 00 has been updated for season two giving the premise for the next season and updated character info in aftermath of the first season’s finale. Continue reading Gundam 00 prepares for Season 2 and American release
When the news came that Newtype USA would be ceasing publication many fans were shocked. For a lot of fans Newtype USA was a one stop Mag for Anime, Manga and more. you couldn’t wait to see who would be on this months cover or what poster was inside. But what all the anime fans wanted was the DVD inside with three free episodes of new shows to watch. So to say we were sad to see Newtype USA go would be an understatement. Continue reading A new magazine in town?