VIZ Media – home to manga hits like My Hero Academia and Death Note and anime hits like the Pokemon series – has announced that its first original series, Seis Manos, will premiere on Netflix on Thursday, October 5th.
The voice cast includes Mike Colter, Danny Trejo and Aislinn Derbez. Seis Manos was developed and produced with Powerhouse Animation Studios (Castlevania). Check out the opening credits and a martial arts sequence below.
Ten years ago the young Koji Kabuto foiled the plans of villainous scientist Dr. Hell to destroy humanity by piloting the legendary super robot Mazinger Z – then becoming a respected scientist in his own right.
Now the world is threatened once again and Koji and Mazinger Z are needed once more.
VIZ Media announces the home media release of Mazinger Z: Infinity on February 19th – on both Blu-ray and DVD. Details follow.
The 20th film in the Dragon Ball anime franchise – Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball Super: Broly – opens in 1260 theaters (including 180 in large format theaters) across the U.S. and Canada tomorrow, January 16th.
Adult Swim and Crunchyroll have announced a Blade Runner anime series to be produced with Alcon Television Group.
Blade Runner – Black Lotus will feature thirteen 30-minute episodes produced by animation studio Sola Digital Arts (Ultraman). Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) and Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) will direct all episodes of the premiere season.
The story will take place in 2032 and will include some familiar characters from the BLADE RUNNER universe.