Whether you are a fan of the Dreamcast game or you recently like the games, Sega fans will be thrilled to hear this news. Announced from this weekend at the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo, Crunchyroll announced that the well-known Sega game Shenmue will be getting anime. The Shenmue anime will be worked together Adult Swim and Crunchyroll and it will have up to 13 episodes. The anime will be by the production team Telecom Animation Film and Shenmue creator and game designer Yu Suzuki will be the executive producer.
The original Shenmue game was made in 1999 for the Sega Dreamcast and the sequel was released in 2001. The games was later ported to PS4 and Xbox One and in 2019, the game got a third release titled Shenmue III.
Anyone remembered the controversial news with Funimation and Interspecies Reviewers? It looks like Rightstuf will be the hero for this “steamy” anime. During a panel with Rightstuf, a retail website well-known for selling anime, manga and other sorts of merchandise, at the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo, Rightstuf made an announcement that shook the news for anime fans. Besides releasing a blu-ray set for the classic anime the Irresponsible Captain Tylor, Rightstuf obtained the rights to release the anime Interspecies Reviewers. This anime will have the Critical Mass label on the package; Critical Mass is mostly adult themed anime. Both these anime will be released in 2021.
Get ready to collect these Sentai Filmworks anime with the help of Crunchyroll. It has been recently announced that Crunchyroll and Sentai Filmworks will be working together and release anime for home video release. Today, it is already been confirmed that Food Wars! The Fourth Plate, Ascendance of a Bookworm, Granbelm and World Trigger will be getting home video releases. These anime will have subbed formats along with English dubbed options.
“We are delighted to expand Crunchyroll’s partnership with Sentai, and look forward to working closely with them to bring even more anime to fans in the US and Canada,” said Alden Budill, Head of Global Partnerships and Content Strategy, Crunchyroll.
“Since at least 2011, Sentai and Crunchyroll have collaborated to bring exciting content to anime fans in new and innovative ways. Through this latest content partnership, Sentai is thrilled to empower fans to own their favorite Crunchyroll shows on select Blu-rays and our award-winning Premium Box Sets,” said Sentai CEO John Ledford.
Greetings gamers! I hope you been plugged in the news with Nintendo, because Nintendo has released some exciting news for Mario fans. On Sept 3rd, Nintendo released a Direct video revealing news for Super Mario Bros related news. I am going to highlight some news for you that’s been on the buzz these few days.
Game and Watch Super Mario Bros
Nintendo announced that this year, they’re going to be releasing a Game and Watch system containing some classic Super Mario Bros games. This device will include the classic NES games Super Mario Bros and Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels (Also known as Super Mario Bros 2). It will also have a built-in clock and a updated Game and Watch game of Balls with Mario’s head on it. This Game and Watch system will be released on November 13th.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
Based on the Wii U game, Super Mario 3D World will be joining the Nintendo Switch. There will also be an unknown add-on content titled Bowser’s Fury which will be added in the game. This game collection will be released February 12th, 2021.
Super Mario Bros. 35
Super Mario Bros. 35 will be online game where 35 players will compete online and complete the classic Super Mario Bros levels. Players who defeat the enemies in the game will be sent to other players as stage hazards. Whoever is the last Mario or completes the levels will be the winner. This online game will be launched on October 1st. A Nintendo Online Membership is needed for this game.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars
This is the most talked out of the news. Nintendo announced that they will be releasing a collection featuring the top three 3D Mario games for the Switch. This collection is called Super Mario 3D All Stars. This collection will include Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy. This game is set to be released on Sept 18th this year for limited time. You can get this game for physical and digital format. Players will be able to purchase this game until the end of March 2021. After March, this game will cease production.
October may change the mood of 2020 if you having a rough year. Announced this morning, the tough bounty hunter series The Mandalorian is planned for a return for another fun filled season. Announced today, DisneyPlus exclusive series The Mandalorian will release season 2 on October 30th. If you like the Child (internet calls him Baby Yoda), mark your calendars and prepare to stay home on Halloween.
As August wraps up and fall is upon us, it’s time to snuggle with a blanket and watch a movie. If you plan to watch the upcoming the live action movie Mulan movie, you will have to wait until Sept 4th and pay $29.99 on Disney Plus. If you don’t want to pay extra to see this movie, there is an alternative. According to the news from IGN, Disney Plus members will get the chance to watch Mulan for free on December.
Mulan will not be playing in theaters this year. Mulan will be first available on Disney Plus with a fee of $29.99 on Sept 4th. The live action Mulan movie will be free for all members on December.
This holiday is going to be exciting this year for Kingdom Hearts fans! In previous news, it was revealed by Square Enix that the next Kingdom Hearts video game is rhythm game called Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory. This game is set to be released this year, but now we got an update on this game’s release date. Announced today, Square Enix revealed a key image of the game showing Kairi on the cover and illustrated by series director Tetsuya Nomura. According to the announcement, this game is set to be released on November 13, 2020 for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. This game will be a tie-in in the current game Kingdom Hearts III where players relieve the game’s epic moments by playing the game’s iconic music. Are you ready for this game? Which system are you going to get it for?
This weekend has been busy, but exciting for comic book lovers. DC comics really stepped up their game. Besides, Gotham Knights and the Suicide Squad video game, DC is getting fans hyped up with new movie information.
Black Adam teaser
Looks like DC is going to making another movie focusing on the perspective on of a DC’s villain. As a villain and now currently an antihero for this movie, The Rock will play as Black Adam and take on the Justice Society of America. This movie is set to be released on December 22, 2021.
Wonder Woman 1984
If you loved the first movie, Wonder Woman 1984 will get you more excited. Revealed in this new trailer, we get to see Wonder Woman take on the villain Cheetah. This movie is set to be released on October 2nd, 2020.
The Suicide Squad
Unlike the 2016 version, James Gunn will do a different take on DC’s secret organization team. This movie is going to be using a lot of actors such as Margot Robbie, John Cena, Idris Elba and even Taika Waititi.
Justice League: The Snyder Cut
In case you didn’t know, Zack Snyder, well-known for directing Man of Steel and Batman v. Superman, will be back and directing his version of 2017’s Justice League movie. It was already announced that this movie will be on HBO Max in 2021. According to IGN, this movie will be split into four parts and each will be an hour long containing scenes that wasn’t in Joss Whedon’s version. These scenes include Flash’s time traveling, Superman in his black suit and for the first time ever, the appearance of Darkseid. This movie will also bring back past actors such as Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavil as Superman.
We finally got to see Robert Pattinson’s as Batman in this interpretation in the movie The Batman. Led by Matt Reeves, Robert plays as the Dark Knight and take on Gotham’s deadliest foes such as the Riddler and the cat burglar Catwoman. According to GameSpot, The Batman will be an independent story just like 2019’s Joker and it will be based on Batman: Year Two version. Matt Reeve also announced that a prequel series is in the works called Gotham PD which will focus on the members of the Gotham City Police Department. The series will take place before the movie and it will be premeired on HBO Max. The Batman will be released on October 1, 2021.
Great news for anime fans! I hope you are ready for fall this year because your anime viewing pleasure will be expanded! In the past news, it has been announced that the one-shot manga Burn the Witch will be getting an anime adaption. In recent news, this one-shot manga will be given a limited short series consisting four chapters. This weekend, a trailer for this OVA has been revealed and there is a release date for broadcasting. According to the trailer, Burn the Witch is going to be premiered on October 2nd, 2020.
Burn the Witch was created by Tite Kubo who is well-known for creating Bleach and Zombiepowder.
Excelsior! Wait, wrong comic book franchise! I got some exciting news for you comic book and game lovers. Yesterday, Warner Bros and DC held a special fan convention called DC FanDome where projects are announced for DC fans such as upcoming movies, comics, and even video games. Out of the news revealed, two new video games have been announced in the world of DC comics.
The first news we have is the game Gotham Knights.
In the trailer revealed, taking place after Batman Arkham Knight, it is revealed that Bruce Wayne (Batman) has died and so did Commissioner Gordon. Gotham City is ravaged by violence and it’s up to Batman’s family to protect the city. In the trailer, players can choose either Red Hood, Robin, Batgirl and Nightwing and use their skills to save the town. Also revealed in the video, we are introduced to Gotham’s underground cult group called The Court of Owls. The game is set to be released in 2021. According to IGN, the game will be for PS5, Xbox Series X, PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game will have online co-op play with up to players; currently, there is no news for local play. This game was also done WB Games Montreal, the same company who developed and created Batman Arkham Origins.
Also revealed is another DC game created by Rocksteady, the same company who made the other Arkham games (Asylum, City and Knight). Instead of playing as Batman, this new game will allow players to be part of the Suicide Squad. The game is called Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League. According to IGN, this game takes place within the Arkham universe. Ironically, this game will not take place within Gotham Knights, a game made by WB Montreal Games. The trailer shows Suicide Squad members Harley Quinn, Deadshot, King Shark and Captain Boomerang taking down an invasion. They come across Superman who is apparently evil. There is no gameplay, but this game will be for PS5, Xbox Series X and PC in 2022.