31 Oct 2014

The Last Naruto the Movie Get New Trailer


Naruto Movie: The Last PV by animeblue

The upcoming naruto film titled The Last Naruto the Movie get a new trailer with duration 90 seconds.
The movie scheduled to release on December 6, 2014 and this film also get novel adaptation that release two days after the movie released.


Source: Crunchy Roll

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29 Oct 2014

The Last Naruto the Movie Get Novel Adaptation


The upcoming film The Last Naruto the Movie reportedly will get novel adaptation that written by Maruo Kyōzuka. As reported by anime news site ANN,  Jump j Books began listing a novelization of The Last -Naruto the Movie- on Tuesday. The novel scheduled to release on December 8, only 2 days after the film release.

Jump j Books also describe synopsis for the novel:
The moon has begun moving closer to the Earth! As it is, the the moon will crumble and meteorites will rain down on the earth's surface. As the last days of Earth approach, Hanabi Hyūga is abducted by a mysterious man in Konoha, and Naruto, Sakura, Sai, Shikamaru, and Hinata set off on a rescue mission! Can Naruto and the others overcome this crisis?


As we know before, the original creator of Naruto, Masashi Kisimoto has contribution for the film.
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25 Oct 2014

SHFiguarts Roborider Review

Welcome back to AnimeMangaPedia.com figure review, this time I will review SHFiguarts Roborider. Released in July 2014 , this figure is a long wait for Kamen Rider Black series fans. Comes with 14 cm tall, Roborider cost around 3,600-3,888 Yen on the market.

A set of SHFiguarts Roborider contain
  • Figure roborider
  • Three optional hand parts (1 left, 2 right)
  • Vortech Shooter.




Now, let's see more detail about coloring and joint articulation. Roborider antenna is flexible enough so that you do not have to worry about going broke the antenna. 


This figure has many articulation , starts from the abdomen, knee, ankle, foot, until arm. Talk about coloring I am not satisfied with the coloring . Look the belt and arm of roborider, I think the color is not really good.





Back to articulation this figure is fully articulated, even you can rotate the crotch up to 180 degrees, you can look it on my video review.

Be careful when you want to put Vortech Shooter to the hand, because if not, it will be like this, broken. I think the material of Vortech Shooter should be made as flexible as possible like the antenna. But I was lucky, the damage is easy to repair, only with glue paper, that part can be easily plugged back.




I think this figure is easier to stand, pretty good balance.




SHFiguarts Roborider


Overall, this figure is really worth for you to buy it, especially if you are Kamen Rider Black Series fans.


SHFiguarts Roborider Video Review

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23 Oct 2014

Viz Media's Studio Ghibli Library Imprint Releases Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke: The First Story - Press Release

Oversized Hardcover Storybook Contains Miyazaki’s Watercolor Illustrations And The Original Fable That Inspired The Groundbreaking Animated Feature Film


Princess Mononoke: The First Story
"MONONOKE HIME" (1980 nen Shoki Settei Ban) By Hayao Miyazaki ©1993 Nibariki

San Francisco, CA, October 21, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers a treat to readers and fans of famed director and pioneering creative visionary, Hayao Miyazaki, with the release today of PRINCESS MONOKOKE: THE FIRST STORY.


The oversized (11¾ x 11¾ inch) hardcover release is published under the Studio Ghibli Library imprint and carries an MSRP of $34.99 U.S. / $39.99 CAN. The beautifully illustrated storybook features Hayao Miyazaki’s original watercolor artwork, which complements his thoughtfully written fable about man’s need to maintain ecological balance with nature that became the origin for the 1997 feature film. An afterward written by Miyazaki lends further context and insights to the Mononoke story and its deep and lasting impact upon the director.


This is the original Princess Mononoke story, created by Hayao Miyazaki in 1980 while he was first conceptualizing the landmark animated film that would be released to universal acclaim seventeen years later. As an initial version of the tale, it offers a new and significantly different perspective from the final version presented in the film. After a long, exhausting war, a samurai lost in a forest encounters a giant wildcat – a mononoke. The beast saves his life, but at the price of his daughter's hand in marriage.


“Princess Mononoke was a historic release for Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli and propelled the animation auteur to an entirely new level of international fame,” says Masumi Washington, Senior Editorial Director. “But few know of THE FIRST STORY, the imaginative fable that was the genesis for his groundbreaking film. This premium storybook fittingly presents it for the very first time in English and prominently displays his expressive watercolor characters and landscapes. We look forward to readers discovering Princess Mononoke in a whole new way in this unique release!”


VIZ Media also invites fans to also explore the imaginatively conceived world of Princess Mononoke in THE ART OF PRINCESS MONOKOKE (MSRP: $34.99 U.S. / $39.99 CAN). The substantial hardcover edition from the Studio Ghibli Library imprint features an all new translation and contains a trove of insightful interviews, original concept sketches, character art and finished animation cels, and a look at the computer graphics technology used in the film’s production.


The Studio Ghibli Library imprint is exclusively devoted to the work of iconic Japanese film director Hayao Miyazaki and his famed animation studio. The imprint has collected a substantial catalog of full-color art books, film comics, children’s picture books and other releases celebrating Studio Ghibli films such as Princess Mononoke, The Wind Rises, Howl’s Moving Castle, The Secret World of Arriety, Ponyo, Spirited Away, Kiki’s Delivery Service,  My Neighbor Totoro, Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind, and Pocco Rosso.


Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In 2005 he was awarded the Venice International Film Festival's Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, and his Studio Ghibli received the festival's Osella Award for overall achievement in 2004. Miyazaki's films include Spirited Away, winner of the 2002 Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature Film, as well as The Wind Rises (nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film in 2014), Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, and Ponyo, all of which have received tremendous acclaim in the U.S.


Miyazaki's achievements also include the highly regarded manga series, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, and a pair of memoirs, Starting Point: 1979-1996, a collection of essays, interviews, and remembrances chronicling his early career and the development of his theories of animation, along with Turning Point: 1997-2008, which details his rise to unprecedented international notoriety. All of these titles are published in English by VIZ Media.



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21 Oct 2014

Viz Media's Perfect Square Announces Special Voltron 30th Anniversary Commemorative Release - Press Release

VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Charts The History And Impact of The Iconic Franchise On Pop Culture


San Francisco, CA, October 20, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, takes readers on an exciting journey to explore the history and legacy of VOLTRON®, the legendary giant robot anime series that marks the 30th Anniversary of its original North American broadcast premiere.


VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO, A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION examines the entire VOLTRON universe and the property’s notable impact on pop culture and will be released in-print on October 28th from the company’s Perfect Square imprint. The hardcover oversized edition will carry an MSRP of $29.99 U.S. / $34.99 CAN.



A digital version of VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO, A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION also will launch on October 28th for $14.99 U.S. / CAN from the Perfect Square App, which has titles available for the Apple iPad® and iPad® Mini. The Perfect Square App is available from the iTunes store. Readers also will be able to find a digital version for the NOOK, Kindle Fire, and Kobo eReaders, as well as in the iBooks and GooglePlay Stores.


Thirty years ago, Voltron: Defender of the Universe hit the airwaves, and the world hasn't been the same. Now, VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO chronicles the story of VOLTRON and its cultural relevance, taking a detailed look at the story behind the show and the many related toy releases, the mythology of both Lion Force and Vehicle Voltron (with a nod to Albegas), and concludes the exciting Voltron Force saga. This new book is truly for fans, by fans: authored by Brian Smith, a former Marvel Comics editor and writer for Perfect Square's VOLTRON FORCE® series of original graphic novels, Marc Morrell, co-host of the official "Let's Voltron!" podcast, and Joshua Bernard, founder of CollectionDX, a popular website devoted to covering the world of Japanese toys, action figures and pop culture; with a bonus VOLTRON comic written by Smith and illustrated by Jacob Chabot, artist on the VOLTRON FORCE series; with a foreword by Jeremy Corray, former Creative Director of World Events Productions, the company behind the classic Voltron TV series.



“Voltron premiered on North American television in 1984 and the media landscape changed forever. There are so many VOLTRON fans, and we wanted to both honor their devotion and invite them to be a part of this project,” says Traci Todd, Senior Editor. “VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO, A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION offers fans a treasure trove of insights, history, and little-known facts about the evolution of the series and the show’s lasting pop culture impact.”




VOLTRON 30th Anniversary Celebration at NYCC


 

Voltron: A 30th Anniversary Celebration Presented by Perfect Square


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