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Adult Swim and Crunchyroll Producing Blade Runner Anime Series!

Blade Runner 2049 – Joi (Ana de Armas) and K (Ryan Gosling) – Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

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.

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English Voice Cast Announced for Mamoru Hosada’s Mirai!

When four-year old Kun, jealous of his baby sister, Mirai (Japanese for ‘future’) runs off in a huff, he encounters strange visitors from the past and future – including a fourteen-year old Mirai.

GKIDS has announced that the English voice cast of Mirai will include John Cho, Rebecca Hall and Daniel Dae Kim.

GKIDS has additionally partnered with Fathom Events to bring Mirai to U.S. theaters nationwide for special event screenings later this year on November 29, December 5 and December 8.

Check out the Japanese trailer below.

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Sailor Moon S: The Movie To Reach Home Media In October!

In Sailor Moon S: The Movie, a sudden snowstorm has hit Tokyo, marking the return of an ancient being named Princess Snow Kaguya! She has a chilling plan to freeze Earth, but it requires the recovery of a missing piece of her ice crystal. After falling ill due to the cold, Luna is rescued by a kind hearted but misunderstood astronomer, Kakeru, who happens to have the remaining shard of the crystal! Called into action to protect Luna and her newfound crush, Sailor Moon and her team of Sailor Guardians are now only hope the world has of avoiding an eternal Winter!

Sailor Moon S: The Movie will be in stores this month.

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TerraFormars Blasts Onto Home Media!

As Terraformars: Revenge opens, in the mission to find a cure for the deadly A.E. virus plaguing Earth, the Terraformars are not the only enemy. A squad has turned on the Annex 1 crew, seeking to capture Akari Hizamaru and Michelle K. Davis by any means necessary. As the body count rises, the scattered squads struggle to survive and contact Earth for reinforcements. But can they hold the line in a battle for Mars and humanity on two fronts? In this complete second arc, alliances are shattered, friends turn into enemies, and the mystery of the hyper-evolved cockroaches grows ever deeper.

Terraformars: Revenge will be in stores on October 23rd.

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Accel World: Infinite Burst Speeds Onto Home Media!

In Accel World: Infinite Burst, a mysterious black cloud kicks Haruyuki and his friends out of the online fighting game Brain Burst. Unable to reenter, they discover that this isn’t just an isolated incident— the cloud is spreading and preventing all Burst Linkers from accelerating. Haruyuki and the others soon learn that, to protect the bond that connects them, they must confront a powerful ancient being that has been sealed away since the dawn of the Accelerated World!

Accel World: Infinite Burst will arrive in stores on October 23rd.

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VIZ MEDIA TO LIVESTREAM THREE SEASONS OF JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE ON TWITCH!

VIZ Media announces the debut of the Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure anime streaming event on Twitch, the world’s leading social video service and online community for gamers.

The first three seasons – 113 episodes – of the acclaimed anime series begin streaming today through August 25 on VIZ Media’s Twitch channel.

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Comic-Con 2018: Funimation Sets Theatrical Dates for My Hero Academia: Two Heroes!

Funimation has set the U.S. and Canadian theatrical dates for the first My Hero Academia film, Two Heroes: September 25, 26, 27, 29 and October 2, 2018.

The dates will be spilt between Japanese with English subtitles and English-dubbed versions.

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NETFLIX ANNOUNCES NEW ANIME SERIES ULTRAMAN AND KENGAN ASHURA AND RENEWS AGGRETSUKO FOR A SECOND SEASON!

Netflix has announced the acquisition of two new anime series – Ultraman and Kengan Ashura for 2019; the renewal of Aggretsuko for a second season, and the premiere dates for Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle, Dragon Pilot, Castlevania: Season 2 and Cannon Busters.

Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle (July 18th)  Dragon Pilot (September 21st) and Castlevania: Season Two (October 26) will premiere this year. The remaining titles will debut in 2019.

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RWBY Official Manga Anthology: Red Like Roses Hits Stores This Month!

VIZ Media will release the first of four volumes in the RWBY Official Manga Anthology Series on May 15th.

Based on the anime series, this volume’s all-new stories show how Ruby overcomes her shortcomings to be a true hero—and what drives her to do it!

Future volumes will feature Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long.

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VIZ Media Welcomes Deadman Wonderland Creative Team To Anime Central 2018!

VIZ Media will welcome Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou – the creative team behind the hit Deadman Wonderland manga series – to the Midwest’s largest anime/manga convention, Anime Central 2018.

It’s the duo’s first professional North American appearance.

Anime Central (ACen) is the Midwest’s largest anime fan convention, taking place from May 18th to 20th in Rosemont, IL, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the adjacent Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

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