Updates for Studio Ghibli’s Kaguya-hime no Monogatari

03We all have been looking forward for the Isao Takahata and Studio Ghibli collaboration film Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya) after it has been revealed alongside with another film The Wind Rises. Initially, Kaguya-Hime was slated to be released simultaneously with this well-acclaimed animated film, but the delay in production forced the project to be moved this fall.

The official website for the upcoming film has posted updates. Keep Reading

Pokemon: The Origin Cast The Best Known Voice Actors For The Anime Special

pokemonA perfect way to celebrate the release of Pokemon X and Y is a very special anime feature that takes us all back to Pokemon series that started it all. Pokemon: The Origin (ポケットモンスター ジ・オリジン) is an anime TV special that is a fresh take on the original Pokemon video game series. Instead of Ash Ketchum (サトシ) who stars the Pokemon TV series we all know and love, enter the original Pokemon Trainer (ポケモントレーナ), Red (レッド). Keep Reading

Pokemon: The Origin Takes Fans Back On A Trip Down Memory Lane

pokemonPokemon has been a huge part of the children who grew up in the 90’s. With the original Pokemon series Red, Green and Blue released for the Nintendo Game Boy. Not long afterwards, the video game was brought on the telly with Ash Ketchum (サトシ) taking the lead with the adorable face of Pokemon, Pikachu (ピカチュウ), tagging along his side. Pokemon fans probably know this by now that the anime has inspired the ultra cool video game, Pokemon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition (ポケットモンスターピカチュウ). Keep Reading

Mikasa Ackerman Voice Actress Joins In Latest Lupin III Offering

lupin mikasaWhat do you get when a master thief runs into a pirate girl? Let Monkey Punch’s (モンキー・パンチ) Lupin III (ルパン三世) steal your full and undivided attention with this news! On September 2013, a new one-shot TV special entitled Lupin the Third: Princess of the Breeze ~Hidden City in the Air~. Princess of the Breeze is the 24th entry in the Lupin III TV specials and features not one, but two, special news and announcements that will certainly keep fans on their toes. Keep Reading

Trailer for Upcoming Patema Inverted Anime Film

11Yasuhiro Yoshiura, creator of Pale Cocoon and Time of Eve, has begun streaming the full trailer of his new project Patema Inverted on YouTube, just right after debuting on Yahoo! Movies Japan. The characters and their descriptions have also been revealed.

The lead role of Patema will be played by Yukiyo Fujii. She is the princess of an underground town, raised on being waited but is liked by everyone due to her innocent and outgoing personality. Keep Reading

More Details on New Hayao Miyazaki Film Revealed

02 - Wind RisesStudio Ghibli has released an ad preview for the new Hayao Miyazaki film, Kaze Ga Tachiru (The Wind Rises). Details for the upcoming project have been revealed, including the theme song Hikouki Gumo (Airplane Cloud) which is contributed by Yumi Matsutoya. Matsutoya has composed the song when she was 16 years old.

The service provider au has also revealed that they will be collaborating with this new project. Two ads have streamed with their brand included, which depicts Evangelion director Hideaki Anno as Horikishi in front of the mic. Keep Reading

Fashion Model Casted as Jay in the Upcoming Black Butler Live Action Film

news_large_kuroshitsuji_kurihararuiLouis Kurihara, a legitimate ikemen, will be another reason to watch the live action film for Yana Toboso’s Black Butler manga. He will play an original character inspired from the story, an undertaker called Jay. Jay is a whimsically mysterious character with unknown age and desires, living in the society’s underworld. His outfit is specially designed by NANA’s Kentaro Otani and Tiger & Bunny’s Keiichi Satou—an eccentric suit with a glamorous top hat that exudes a strange but dark charm. Keep Reading