Monday, July 25, 2016

VIZ MEDIA EXPANDS MANGA PUBLISHING CATALOG WITH NEW ACQUISITIONS ANNOUNCED DURING 2016 ANIME EXPO

Upcoming Series Debuts Include New DRAGON BALL Series, The Highly Anticipated REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA Box Set, And The Epic MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM THUNDERBOLT
San Francisco, CA, July 5, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, detailed a bevy of publishing acquisitions during its official panel event held this past weekend at the 2016 Anime Expo in Los Angeles, CA.

Change the World. Meet Marvel’s CHAMPIONS!

New York, NY—July 5th, 2016 — The Marvel Universe is fractured. Heroes, who once stood together, now position themselves in opposition to one another. Idols of the Marvel Universe who once endured in the light are now shrouded within shades of gray, and the heroes of tomorrow are fed up! It’s time for a change. It’s time for a brighter tomorrow. Enter...the CHAMPIONS! They’re coming to you in Marvel’s CHAMPIONS #1 – a brand-new ongoing series launching this October as the flagship title of Marvel NOW!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Aniplex of America Announces God Eater English Dub and Product Release Details

The Anime Series Based on the Popular Game By Namco Bandai Entertainment To Receive an English Dub and a Home Video Release
SANTA MONICA, CA (July 1, 2016) – Aniplex of America announced today at their Anime Expo® industry panel in Los Angeles their plans to release God Eater on Blu-ray starting this November. Animated by the critically acclaimed ufotable (Fate/Zero, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]) and directed by Takayuki Hirao (The Garden of Sinners: Mujun Rasen), Volume 1 is scheduled for release on November 29th and Volume 2 is scheduled for January 31st, 2017. Pre-orders for both SKUs will begin this Friday at 5pm PDT (July 1st, 2016) on the official God Eater US website (www.aniplexusa.com/godeater)

OWARIMONOGATARI ProductRelease Details Announced ⓒNISIOISIN/KODANSHA, ANIPLEX, SHAFT

Araragi Finally Comes Face to Face with his Forgotten Past
SANTA MONICA, CA (July 1, 2016) –Aniplex of America announced today at their Anime Expo® industry panel in Los Angeles their plans to release OWARIMONOGATARI on Blu-ray starting this fall. The next chapter of the fan-favorite Monogatari Series franchise will be released in two volume sets with volume 1 scheduled for release on October 25th and volume 2 on December 20th of this year. Pre-orders for both volumes will begin today on Aniplex of America’s official Monogatari Series homepage (www.Monogatari-USA.com).

Aniplex of America Announces English Dub and Product Release Details for ERASED

Popular Sci-fi Thriller to Receive English Dub and Home Release
SANTA MONICA, CA (July 1, 2016) –Aniplex of America announced today at their Anime Expo® industry panel in Los Angeles their plans to release ERASED on Blu-ray starting this fall. The sci-fi thriller anime series based on the award-winning manga by Kei Sanbe will be released in two volume sets with Volume 1 scheduled for release on October 18th of this year and Volume 2 on January 24th of next year. Pre-orders for both volumes will begin today on Aniplex of America’s official ERASED homepage (www.ErasedUSA.com).

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Aniplex of America Announces AkibaFest™, A New Animation and Technology Festival Taking Place October 15th & 16th In Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

Los Angeles-based publisher of anime hit franchises like Sword Art Online announces 2-day animation and Japanese pop culture festival
Los Angeles, CA -- July 1, 2016
Aniplex of America, a Los Angeles-based publisher of many of today’s most popular anime franchises today announced their plan to bring AkibaFest™ --a new type of anime convention to Southern California-- inspired by the most popular aspects of Akihabara, aka the Japanese pop culture capital of the world. AkibaFest™ will take place on October 15th and 16th in 2016 in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles.

HAVE NO FEAR AMERICA! MARVEL PRESENTS THE U.S.AVENGERS!

They’re the Team you can Trust!
New York, NY—July 1, 2016 — The security of the Marvel Universe is fractured. The world’s first line of defense, S.H.I.E.L.D., can no longer be trusted. The United States no longer has a super-spy agency with its best interests at heart – until now. Prepare for the U.S.Avengers!

JUPITER’S LEGACY, VOL. 2 #1 SPARKS FAN FRENZY ON MILLAR DAY

The critically-acclaimed JUPITER’S LEGACY by comics titans Mark Millar (Kingsman: The Secret Service, WANTED, CHRONONAUTS, HUCK) and Frank Quitely launched into an all-new story arc on Wednesday, June 29—Millar Day 2016. In order to keep up with frenzied demand for the title, Image Comics is pleased to announce a second printing that will hit stores on Wednesday, July 27th.