2 Aug 2014

Digimon Adventure Coming Back in Spring 2015

Digimon Adventure, the first digimon anime tv series title will come back in spring 2015. The return of Tachi and friends is to celebrate the 15th anniversary of this title which Digimon Adventure premiere in 1999.

The new anime project will present new stories which the movie setting will take in high school days and Taichi now is 17 years old.

The official YouTube channel of TOEI ANIMATION upload a teaser video for this anime project with duration 96 seconds. The video besides leaked small part of the story also state that Digimon the Movies Blu-ray 1998-2006 box will be available on January 9, 2015 and Digimon Adventure: 15th Anniversary Blu-ray Box will be available on March 3, 2015 which contain the first 54-episode Digimon Adventure television anime series with bonus new special drama CD for the first copies.

A website with adress http://digimon-adventure.net/eng/ being prepared for this project.

Source: ANN

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31 Jul 2014

The Last: Naruto the Movie Gets a Teaser Video

After a few days ago there is a news about "the last" Naruto movie, today the movie get a teaser video. The trailer with duration 14 seconds, appear Naruto with new look, short hair and more adult facial expression. The video also show the release date for the film that scheduled to release on December 6, 2014.

As we know before, the original creator of Naruto manga, Masashi Kishimoto also has contribution on characters design for this movie.

The Last: Naruto the Movie Trailer 

Source: Saiyan Island
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30 Jul 2014

Takeshi Obata To Appear At Nwe York Comic Con - Press Release

takeshi obata new york comic con

Wildly Popular Manga Artist and Creative Force Behind Death Note, Bakuman, and All You Need Is Kill to participate in Panels and Autographing on October 9 and 10, 2014

NORWALK, CT – July 29, 2014 – New York Comic Con is rolling out power-packed appearances that showcase the hottest talent from around the globe. In continuing its unwavering commitment to celebrate the vast expanse of all things pop culture,  ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events and producers of the event, today announced that renowned manga artist Takeshi Obata will be appearing as part of autographing and panels the Thursday and Friday of the show.  

Obata is the artist of the wildly popular Shonen Jump title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei “New Hope” award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayatsuri Sakon, Cyborg Jichan G, and the smash hit manga Death Note.  Following the hugely successful series Bakuman。 Obata’s latest work is All You Need Is Kill, a 2-volume adaptation of the novel which was also the basis for this year’s Tom Cruise blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow. Hikaru no Go, Death Note, Bakuman。and  All You Need Is Kill are all published in North America by VIZ Media. Takeshi Obata is appearing at New York Comic Con with support of VIZ Media and the Japan Foundation.

“Our vision for New York Comic Con is to bring a wide range of pop culture content from all over the world to fans every year,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. “Takeshi Obata is one of the leading manga artists in the world and one of the best creative forces in entertainment today. We couldn’t be more excited about his participation in New York Comic Con this year.”

In addition to Obata’s appearance at New York Comic Con, he will also participate in a special signing outside the Javits Center as part of New York Comic Con's Super Week (www.newyorksuperweek.com).  More information about Obata's events will be revealed in the coming weeks.

New York Comic Con (taking place on October 9- 12 at the Javits Center in New York City) is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention with the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. New York Comic Con’s panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators, while screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing capital of the world — Gotham City.

More exciting details about New York Comic Con, events, talent and sponsors will be revealed in the coming weeks. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.NewYorkComicCon.com or and New York Comic Con’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram).


ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions, which is exclusively devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium brands in the pop culture arena. ReedPOP is dedicated to producing celebrations of popular culture throughout the world that transcend ordinary events by providing unique access and dynamic personal experiences for consumers and fans. The ReedPOP portfolio includes: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime, East, South and Australia, Star Wars Celebration, New York Super Week, Special Edition: NYC,  Oz Comic-Con, BookCon and the UFC Fan Expo. In 2013 ReedPOP (has) added Star Wars Celebration Europe and PAX Australia to its rapidly expanding portfolio of international events. The staff at ReedPOP is a fan based group of professionals producing shows for other fans, thus making them uniquely qualified to service those with whom they share a common passion. ReedPOP is focused on bringing its expertise and knowledge to world communities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific (including Australia). (www.reedpop.com)
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27 Jul 2014

Space Brothers #0 Movie Get Full Trailer

Space Brothers #0 Movie

The upcoming anime movie, Space Brothers #0 get full trailer after the official website for the film stream it, the video also uploaded to the its youTube channel and facebook fanspage.

The author of Space Brothers manga, Chūya Koyama also involve in this film to write the film script which this film will tell about the origin story of Nanba brothers dream.

Space Brothers #0 scheduled to release on August 9, 2014 in Japan theaters.

Here is the narration for the trailer, as quoted from ANN

Text: "In order to continue drawing this dream, I wrote the dream's starting point." -Original Author Chūya Koyama
Text: From the original scripts of original author Chūya Koyama
Text: A story 4 years before chapter 1
Butler: I will now introduce your new training instructors. Eddie Jay! And his younger brother, Brian Jay!
Hibito: The Jay brothers... the brothers are both astronauts huh?
Text: The younger brother rookie astronaut: Hibito
Text: The older brother who has forgotten his dream of going to space: Mutta
Mutta: I don't even come close when you compare Brian Jay and my younger brother, who are both equals.
Text: Theme song: Unicorn "Hayaguchi Curry"
Brian: Namba Hibito, where are you?
Hibito: Hey Brian, why did you choose me to be your backup?
Brian: Is it not fun?
Hibito: Well... it is fun.
Brian: Then I made the right choice.
Narrator: Leaving those words behind, he left...
Text: A sudden crash
Reporter: Three NASA astronauts were the victims in this accident.
Text: And so, my dream also crashed.
Mutta: What kind of power can my words have... Hibito...
Young Hibito: I've brought courage!
Text: The memory I've started to forget
Hibito: My older brother, he's an amazing person.
Text: Brothers, Family, Comrades
Narrator: When the memory of that far off day and the message Brian left behind are connected, with courage, they will launch once more.
Text: A "Farewell" and "Courage" story
Mutta: I'm going to do it as well, Hibito. I will show you, as your one and only older brother.
Narrator: Space Brothers #0
Text: This is the starting point. This is chapter 0.

Source: ANN
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Viz Media's Perfect Square Imprint Announces Plans For 2014 Comic Con - Press Release

All-Ages Imprint Celebrates The Launch Of CATBUG And The HELLO KITTY Brand’s 40th Anniversary With In-Booth Artist Appearances, Photo Opportunities, Advance Copies Of Forthcoming Titles And Much More At The Nation’s Largest Comics And Pop Culture Event

San Francisco, CA, July 22, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, prepares to delight the young and young at heart with a variety of engaging activities, in-booth artists signings and other fun events presented by its Perfect Square imprint and aimed at fans of all ages at the 2014 Comic-Con International. 

Comic-Con International is the nation’s biggest comic book, science fiction and pop culture event, and takes place July 23rd-27th at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA. VIZ Media will be located in Booth 2813. Complete details on Comic-Con are available at: www.comic-con.org.

Perfect Square will present a range of activities and attractions each day throughout Comic-Con. Fans will also be able to purchase advance copies of several forthcoming Perfect Square titles ahead of their scheduled release dates later this summer. Notable titles that will be available during Comic-Con at the VIZ Media booth include BRAVEST WARRIORS: THE SEARCH FOR CATBUG ($30.00) a special Comic-Con limited edition with foil-accented cover and gilded pages - only 250 made - don’t miss the chance to have it autographed by many of the CATBUG artists, including official Bravest Warriors comics artist Ian McGinty, Codename: Kids Next Door creator Mr. Warburton and Ben 10 Omniverse artists Jon Chad and Corin Howell (and more!) at exclusive in-booth signings; BRAVEST WARRIORS: CATBUG'S TREASURE BOOK ($13.00), a pictures-and-words journal, will be sold with a limited edition poster; HELLO KITTY, HELLO 40, a commemorative art book ($50.00) a special Comic-Con limited edition with foil-accented cover and gilded pages - only 250 copies printed - don’t miss the chance to have it signed by HELLO KITTY artists at the exclusive in-booth signing. Fans can also catch a variety of freebies and promo item giveaways throughout the convention along with manga samplers, posters, temporary tattoos, posters, postcards, buttons and more. Also don’t miss the return of the VIZ MEDIA convention tote bag, FREE with any purchase and available in four amazing colorful designs, including HELLO KITTY and UGLYDOLL!

Perfect Square Comic-Con Panels & Special Events:

Thursday July 24th

                                  VIZ Media Booth #2813
Drop by the VIZ Media booth for a photo with an UGLYDOLL pal!

Friday July 25th

                                 In-Booth Signing & Personal Appearance 
                                        VIZ Media Booth #2813
Meet the voice of Catbug, the breakout star of YouTube hit Bravest Warriors, and receive a signed art card!

                                VIZ Media Booth #2813
Meet talented artists including Stu Livingston, Mr. Warburton, Ian McGinty, Jon Chad and Inori Fukuda Trant for their brand new book, a seek-and-find style artbook featuring Catbug, the breakout star of the YouTube smash-hit BRAVEST WARRIORS series and get your VIZ Media BRAVEST WARRIORS book or sampler signed!

Saturday July 26th

                                                VIZ Media Booth #2813
Join Hello Kitty and a team of talented artists from the forthcoming HELLO KITTY: HELLO 40 commemorative art book including Eisner-Award winning team Art & Franco, Babymouse creators Jennifer and Matt Holm and Long Tail Kitty creator Lark Pien for a special signing and photo opportunity!

Sunday July 27th

                                                VIZ Media Booth #2813
Join Hello Kitty and her artist friends for a special second signing and photo opportunity. Fans can meet artists including Brianne Drouhard, Stephanie Gonzaga, Martin Hsu, and Chynna Clugston Flores. Copies of the forthcoming HELLO KITTY: HELLO 40 art book will also be available for sale and fans can have it autographed by the appearing artists. 

                                        VIZ Media Booth #2813
Meet talented HELLO KITTY, HELLO 40 contributors Corin Howell, Susie Ghahremani, Debbie Huey and Jacob Chabot, and get your limited edition copy signed! 

2:00PM – 3:00PM     PERFECT SQUARE PRESENTS – MAKING KIDS COMICS                                                         AWESOME 
                                        Panel Discussion Room 32AB
Bring your kids and join creators and editors from across the industry for a lively roundtable. What are the challenges of entertaining different age levels at the same time?  Kids can also try their hand at pitching ideas, and hear how the panelists would craft those ideas into real comics, during a one-of-a-kind interactive Q&A. Featuring as moderator writer Tom Pinchuk (MAX STEEL) and as panelists, writer/artist Katie Cook (My Little Pony), writer Jenni L. Holm (Baby Mouse), editor Shannon Watters (kaBOOM!, Adventure Time), editor Sarah Gaydos (IDW Kids Comics) and writer/editor Joel Enos (BEN 10, Perfect Square). 

VIZ Media’s Perfect Square imprint focuses on delivering original comics, manga (graphic novels) and other children’s books with an emphasis on strong storytelling, eye-popping graphics, empowering themes, and a dash of irreverence, that captures the imagination of a whole new generation.

Additional information on titles published by Perfect Square is available at www.PerfectSquare.com. 

For more information on other manga titles from VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.

BRAVEST WARRIOR  © 2014 Frederator Networks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 

HELLO KITTY © 1976, 2014 SANRIO CO. LTD. Used under license

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