It’s unknown when are we getting a theatrical release, rest assure, I got some exciting news to share with you from GKIDS. GKIDS is an Indie American Film distributor responsible for movies on animation such as Weathering With You and the upcoming Lupin the 3rd: The First. GKIDS announced that the anime CGI movie Lupin the 3rd: The First will be having an English Dub cast. Prominent voice actors such as Tony Oliver, Richard Epcar, Michelle Ruff will return to play as their characters from the previous anime series like Part 4 and 5 of the anime. Here is the announced characters and the roles:
- Tony Oliver as Lupin III
- Richard Epcar as Daisuke Jigen
- Lex Lang as Goemon Ishikawa
- Michelle Ruff as Fujiko Mine
- Doug Erholtz as Koichi Zenigata
- Laurie C. Hymes as Laetitia
- J. David Brimmer as Lambert
- And Paul Guyet as Gerard
The iconic “gentleman thief” Lupin III returns in an action-packed, continent-spanning adventure, as Lupin III and his colorful underworld companions race to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Bresson Diary, before it falls into the hands of a dark cabal that will stop at nothing to resurrect the Third Reich. The gang undertakes trap-filled tombs, aerial escapades and daring prison escapes with the trademark wit and visual finesse that have made LUPIN THE 3RD one of the most storied animation franchises in the world, in a thrilling new caper that is sure to delight fans old and new.
This review will be two parts and once I get to the actual movie review, it will not contain any spoilers! This first part of the review will be my recent experience with watching an anime movie on theaters. Stay tuned and I will keep you updated on the review of the movie. For now, let’s start this experience post!
If you are like me and already subscribed to the English Weekly Shonen Jump, I got good news to tell you. It’s been announced in this week issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine that the popular and classic Shonen manga Rurouni Kenshin will be joining the magazine and it will be a new series. According to the announcement, this new series will take place after the side story Rurouni Kenshin Side Story and the protagonist will be Kenshin. The story will be focused on Hokkaido and it will consist of five arcs! The new series will begin next Monday!
Announced at his Twitter and interview with Barnes and Noble, Viz manga editor Joel Enos announced that the manga Tokyo Ghoul, by Sui Ishida, will be ending. The manga’s last volume will be volume 14 and it is set to be released on August 15. You can read the interview in the hyperlink above as he mentions about his experience with working with Tokyo Ghoul in the English manga. He also mentioned he will also be working on the sequel manga Tokyo Ghoul: re and the manga is set to be released on October 17.
Joel Enos is the manga editor to the manga series Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul: re and both manga are owned by Viz.