Sailor Moon fans, I bring you exciting news for you! If you have Netflix, you are set. If not, get one! Reason why is because a brand new Sailor Moon movie is coming to your streaming service in summer. On June 3rd of this year, Netflix will stream the anime movie Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal the Movie (includes parts 1 and 2). Mark your calendars and check out this movie.
*Possible Spoiler Warnings Incoming*
Greetings moviegoers! I bring some exciting news for you and your movie interest. If anyone remembered 2020, the movie Sonic the Hedgehog rocked the movie theaters and became a movie success one of the best adaptations to a video game. Obviously, it is already known that a sequel is in the works and it set to be released in theaters in 2022. However, according to the web, it looks like Sonic will be sharing some screen time with some recognizable friends. According to sources and images captured, it is been revealed that the red echidna Knuckles will be joining Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie. If you watched the first film, the movie’s post credits scene revealed that Tails jumped into the movie screen too and was hinted he would be in the sequel. Based this image, we will be having both Tails and Knuckles join Sonic this sequel. Paramount Pictures will release Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on April 8th, 2022.
If you watched the finale episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, you might have seen who took the role of the Captain America and how will this affect the story of the MCU. Now that the show is over, there is work that still needs to be done. It has been revealed online that a Captain America 4 movie is in the works. For now, there is no director or casting news on this project, but the TV story writer Dalan Musson will be involved in this movie and TV director Malcom Spellman will be back.
Greetings Marvel fans, I hope you are excited for some Marvel movies this year, because Marvel Studios is going to be giving us much more content besides Black Widow and the Marvel TV shows. Revealed on Monday, Marvel Studios released the first ever trailer of the upcoming MCU film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. The movie is expected to be released on September 3rd, 2021. The actor who will play as Shang-Chi will be Simu Liu.
I got some interesting news for you PlayStation fans. This news will appeal to the classic and the modern users of the consoles/devices. It has been reported at the PlayStation blog that Sony has reconsidered the decision in regards to purchasing PS3 and PS Vita games. Sony states that players will be able to purchase their PS3 and PS Vita games and will have not have to worry about cutting the service off for them. However, the PSP service will be retiring on July 2nd, 2021.
If you have a PS5, you may have already noticed a change on the updates. In case if don’t have a PS5 and don’t know what I am talking about, Sony has released the first major update for PS5 owners. Some of these features include cross-generation share play with PS4 and PS5 games and enhanced game base menu, but one of the biggest updates in the PS5 storage. Players can now store PS5 games on external drives
Playstation Blog – PS3/Vita
Playstation Blog – PS5 Update
Whether you seen these movies or not, these movies are coming back this summer. It was announced yesterday that GKIDS Films will be bringing back four anime movies from June to September this year. These movies will also be played in English Subbed and Dubbed and in 4DX.
Here are the movies and the dates:
- Children of the Sea: June 13/15
- Weathering With You: July 25/27
- Lupin III The First: August 29/31
- Promare: September 16/19
According to Nicchiban, GKIDS is a New York-based film distributor which is well-known for working with home video anime like mentioned above and also works with theatrical releases. They also work on Ghibli Studios.
I previously reviewed the movies Lupin III The First and Weathering With You if you are curious about watching them. They are spoiler-free and feel free to read them.
Anyone remembered the news when Funimation would obtain Manga Entertainment in the UK? In 2019, Funimation announced that they acquired the licensing rights to anime distributer Manga Entertainment Limited. This meant that Funimation would be able to access anime that was distributed from Manga Entertainment and allow fans to stream anime titles like Sword Art Online, Ghost in the Shell and Naruto Shippuden. Today, we got an update from Manga UK and Funimation. After 30 years of providing anime in the UK, Manga Entertainment Limited will be rebranded as Funimation for the fans in the UK and Ireland.
“As we continue to build the global Funimation brand, we want to celebrate a community and ethos where anime fans know they belong—with us and with one another. By unifying our brands, it will be apparent to fans, creators and the entire ecosystem that it is a winning formula to deliver more content, more experiences and more community in service to anime. By fully leveraging the global Funimation brand, it’s a win for fans.”
– Tim Anderson, Senior Vice President of International for Funimation Global Group
The change will begin on April 19th with the website and social media. To make the news even better for fans, Funimation will be adding Blue Exorcist and Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga in the platform.
What do you think about the news?
Even though these titles are owned by Viz Media, you will be able to stream them on Funimation. It has been announced that Funimation will be adding more Viz Media anime titles in their library for streaming. On April 15th, fans will be able to stream anime such as JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures, Bleach, Accel World and many more. This will also include movies like the Naruto Shippuden and Hunter x Hunter movies. Here is what is being added on April 15th:
- JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures (Parts 1-5)
- Accel World and Accel World: Infinite Burst
- Infini-T Force
- K season 1
- Mazinger Z: Infinity
- Vampire Knight and Vampire Knight: Guilty
- Hunter x Hunter: Phantom Rogue*
- Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire*
- Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Lost Tower*
- Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison*
- Naruto the Movie: Road to Ninja*
- The Last: Naruto the Movie*
* = Anime Movies
What do you guys think about this Funimation update?
Not surprised, because this was bound to happen soon. It has been announced by Funimation and Crunchyroll that the fifth season of My Hero Academia will be joining Saturday night block at Toonami. The anime will join Toonami on May 8th. Here is the schedule on May 8th:
- 12:00AM – Dragon Ball Super
- 12:30AM – My Hero Academia
- 1:00AM – Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
- 1:30AM – THE PROMISED NEVERLAND
- 2:00AM – Fire Force
- 2:30AM – Black Clover
- 3:00AM – Naruto Shippuden
- 3:30AM – Attack on Titan
If you love movies, you might want to add another subscription along with HBO Max and Disney Plus. Announced online, starting on 2022, the streaming service Netflix will be streaming Sony Picture Films. Movies such as Jumanji, Uncharted, Marvel’s Morbius and even Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will be played on Netflix. This means that movie lovers will be able to watch Sony Pictures movies on Netflix and on theaters.
“Netflix has been a terrific partner as we continue to expand our relationship. At Sony Pictures, we produce some of the biggest blockbusters and the most creative, original films in the industry. This exciting agreement further demonstrates the importance of that content to our distribution partners as they grow their audiences and deliver the very best in entertainment.”
- Keith Le Goy, SPE’s president of worldwide distribution and networks
How do you feel about this news?
Sorry for the late news. Things in my side of life been busy and I haven’t had time to write this up early. In case you didn’t hear the news, it has been revealed that the final DLC character for the second season pass for the anime fighting game Jump Force has been revealed. The final character is Giorno Giovanni from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures; Giorno made his appearance in Part 5: Golden Wind. It’s been announced on Twitter than people who bought the season pass will be able to play as Giorno early. If you didn’t buy the season pass, Giorno is expected to be available for Xbox One, Switch, PS4 and PC on April 13th.