Kokone Morikawa has a bad habit of napping during the day, but when her father disappears three days before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – and is accused of stealing technology from a powerful corporation.
Kokone enlists the aid of childhood friend Morio to find him – and they realize that her dreams (of a world with incredible motorized contraptions) are the key to finding him – and the mystery of the stolen tech.
GKIDS is bringing Napping Princess – directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) – to North America in both dubbed and original Japanese voice tracks. It opens in Los Angeles and New York on September 8th – before platforming across the continent.
BOOM! Studios’ multiple award-nominated series, Giant Days will pay homage (sort of) to the films of Richard Curtis, the Bridget Jones movies and the fictionalized London-as-written-for-Americans in the Giant Days 2017 Special which is set to premiere in November.
When Esther is invited to stay with her friend and mentor, Shelley Winters—who is less a mentor and more utterly mental—she brings Daisy and Susan with her.
The Giant Days 2017 Special is written by series John Allison, with art by Jem & the Misfits artist Jenn St-Onge.
The Season 7 finale of Suits (USA Network, Wednesdays, 9/8C) will serve as a backdoor pilot for a spinoff that would see Gina Torres’ Jessica Pearson ‘be forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics.’
‘Pearson must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.’
Season One of TNT’s Good Behavior – based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch (Wayward Pines) – concluded with Letty Raines getting just about everything she wanted: custody of her son; an understanding with her mother, and another shot at a relationship with her assassin boyfriend.
Season Two will find Letty in peril of losing all of the above as something even more inexorable than the FBI catches up with her – her past.
In advance of its premiere on August 18th, Netflix has released a sneak peek at a fight sequence from What Happened To Monday? – in which several Noomi Rapaces deal with their home’s invasion by government police/soldiers.
Carlton Cuse – whose recent hits include Bates Motel and The Strain – is returning to ABC, the home of his biggest hit, Lost.
The Golden Globe-winning writer, producer and director has signed a multiyear deal – his company, Genre Arts, will produce content across all network, cable and streaming platforms. Under the Genre Arts banner, Cuse will develop projects and collaborate with other writers to bring their visions to the screen under the new agreement.
The three Ranma ½ theatrical films and eleven episode-length Original Video Adventures that followed the original gender-bending anime series are being released on home media as part of the Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection.
The Blu-ray release will also contain a 32-page booklet, and clean opening and ending credits. The DVD release will only have the clean opening and ending credits.
Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection will be in stores on September 19th.