With Labor Day being over and Summer is still lingering around, it’s time to prepare for the rest of the holidays. If Halloween and Thanksgiving is not your main concern, maybe Demon Slayers will be. If you already seen the first season anime and the movie Mugen Train, all you need to do is plan out your schedule. Announced from Japanese TV Station Fuji TV, the upcoming season 2 anime of Demon Slayer will be airing around from fall and winter season. New episodes will begin every Sunday on October to all the way to December. The new season will take place after the Mugen Train movie and it will focus on the Entertanment District Arc. More details on the season will be on September 25.
Tired of watching brand new anime, you just want to go back to the classics? I got some news from Funimation. Announced from Funimation, starting this month, Funimation will be streaming three anime series from GONZO on YouTube for free. The anime that will be streaming on YouTube will be Witchblade, Ragnarok: The Animation and Burst Angel. These three anime will be remastered HD and it will be free from September 2 to November 30.
Greetings heroes! I bring you some awesome news for this upcoming Halloween season. If you want to take a break from Marvel and DC comics, check out this anime movie.
Announced this week, the third film titled My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission will be appearing in select theaters worldwide. You don’t have to live in Japan to see this movie. Depending where you live, the third film will be arriving in theaters on October 28 and 29.
October 28: United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland
October 29: Australia, New Zealand and South Africa
For countries like Scandinavia, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru, fans will have to wait for a confirmed date. The movie will premiered in English Dubbed and Subbed. Tickets will be on sale on October 1.
The film follows the super-powered cast of student heroes, with a focus on Deku, Bakugo and Todoroki, as they work to clear Deku’s name and take down a dastardly organization bent on global havoc. Equipped with some seriously cool stealth suits, can our heroes save the day once again?
Winter is coming and the titans will be part of the winter storm. Reported from Crunchyroll, Attack on Titan season 4 will be back this winter with new episodes. Attack on Titan final season’s new episode will be airing in January 2022. An OAD is planned to be streamed as well in which will focus on the perspective on Mikasa, Annie and Levi.
Hope everyone is enjoying Saturday nights because this cooking anime is going to be striking when the iron is hot. Besides the new Crunchyroll and Toonami anime, Fena: Pirate Princess, Food Wars season 3 has ended on Toonami, but will be back again with season 4. Revealed in a trailer, Food Wars season 4 will be premiering on TV on August 21st (or also on August 22nd).
Here is the new schedule for the weekend:
- 12:00AM – Fena: Pirate Princess
- 12:30AM – My Hero Academia
- 1:00AM – Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon
- 1:30AM – Food Wars: The Fourth Plate
- 2:00AM – Black Clover
- 2:30AM – Naruto: Shippuden
- 3:00AM – Attack on Titan
- 3:30AM – Dragon Ball Super
The anime Food Wars is currently on its fifth season. If this keeps it up, we might be able to get the fifth season on TV as well. If you already seen the fourth season before, don’t spoil the story for newcomers.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
Oh my gosh it’s here! This past weekend, Japan released a reveal trailer for the upcoming anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: Stone Ocean. This is part 6 of the series and it feature’s the first female “JoJo” protagonist which is Jotaro’s daughter Jolyne Cujoh. Warner Bros Japan revealed that Stone Ocean will be exclusively streamed on Netflix this year in December and then air on Japanese TV in January 2022.
Here are the some people who will be involved with working this anime (according to Funimation news):
- Kenichi Suzuki (chief director for Parts 1-3) will be taking the chief director’s chair
- Toshiyuki Kato as director (chief director for Part 4)
- Yasuko Kobayashi (Parts 1-5) on series composition
- Masanori Shino (Black Lagoon) series as character designer
- Shunichi Ishimoto (Thus Spoke Rohan Kishibe) as Stand designer
- Yugo Kanno (Parts 4-5) as music composer
The series will be animated by David Production. The series will take place after the events of Part 5, Golden Wind. The manga of Stone Ocean ran in the Japanese Weekly Shonen Jump from January 1, 2000, to April 21, 2003 which would be collected in 17 volumes in the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures manga.
If you are enjoying this sequel/spinoff of this Inuyasha series, get ready for fall. It’s been announced last week that the series Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon will be getting a second season. The second season, which will be called Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon – The Second Act, will air on Japan’s TV on October 2nd at 5:30 PM in their timezone.
I got some big news for the anime community. It was recently announced that the companies Funimation and Crunchyroll will be working together as one. In a press conference, Sony Pictures Animation, which owns Funimation, has completed an acquisition deal with AT&T. Since AT&T owns Crunchyroll and Sony has Funimation and this acquisition taking affect, Sony will now be working with both Funimation and Crunchyroll as a whole.
Here is what Kenichiro Yoshida, Chairman, President and CEO, Sony Group Corporation, had to say about this deal:
“We are very excited to welcome Crunchyroll to the Sony Group. Anime is a rapidly growing medium that enthralls and inspires emotion among audiences around the globe. The alignment of Crunchyroll and Funimation will enable us to get even closer to the creators and fans who are the heart of the anime community. We look forward to delivering even more outstanding entertainment that fills the world with emotion through anime.”
Tony Vinciquerra, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc, also wanted to add his comments about the deal and how feels about what is the future for anime:
“Crunchyroll adds tremendous value to Sony’s existing anime businesses, including Funimation and our terrific partners at Aniplex and Sony Music Entertainment Japan. With Crunchyroll and Funimation, we are committed to creating the ultimate anime experience for fans and presenting a unique opportunity for our key partners, publishers, and the immensely talented creators to continue to deliver their masterful content to audiences around the world. With the addition of Crunchyroll, we have an unprecedented opportunity to serve anime fans like never before and deliver the anime experience across any platform they choose, from theatrical, events, home entertainment, games, streaming, linear TV — everywhere and every way fans want to experience their anime. Our goal is to create a unified anime subscription experience as soon as possible.”
According to Crunchyroll and Funimation, these two anime will be bringing in more anime content for their fans and hopefully make anime streaming easier than before.
How do you feel about this news?
It’s been a while since we got the announcement of another Dragon Ball movie, but this past weekend, we finally got more information. It’s been revealed from San Diego Comic Con that the new Dragon Ball Super movie has an official title. The new movie is called Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero. There is no plot yet except for the fact the movie has new animation along with a new character. This new movie will be coming out in 2022.
One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows
Anyone remembered the video game One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows? Besides My Hero Academia and Dragon Ball, Bandai Namco released a 3D fighting game based on the series One Punch Man. Unfortunately, it’s been reported by the official Bandai Namco Twitter account that this game’s online service will be shutting down next year. According to the tweet, on February 28, 2022, One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows will be shutting down multiplayer services. The only modes that can played after this date will be online 1vs1 matches and all offline modes.
If you played this game, what do you think about the news?
While we still don’t know the release date, rest assure you will be able to watch the new season of Demon Slayer soon. It’s been announced today that English company Funimation will be streaming season 2 of Demon Slayer this fall. It will be a simulcast later this fall and the anime will focus on the Entertainment District Arc.