Toonami News: Attack on Titan season 3 joins Toonami in August

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Well, it looks like TV will surpass the internet in content with this news. Besides JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable having an English Dub and joining Toonami, the third season of Attack on Titan will also be on TV at Toonami. Attack on Titan will premiere on television in America on August 18th.

Japan will stream and release the anime in July 22nd/23rd; however, FUNimation (English Company) confirmed that they got the license to this new season and will stream the anime in Crunchyroll, FUNimation and Hulu and will have English Dub. The anime will also be aired in these countries:

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • U.K.
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
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Funimation obtains license to Dragon Ball Super movie!

Rejoice Dragon Ball fans, because I bring good news from Funimation!

It’s been officially announced by Funimation that they obtained rights to the anime movie Dragon Ball Super: Broly. According to Twitter, the movie will be premiered in American theaters in January 2019! In results of getting the license to the movie, this also means they will be in charge of  selling the home DVDs and streaming market as well as selling the movie digital.

Scary anime Shiki is expiring!

Let me be the first to say Happy Father’s Day everyone! I hope you guys are having a fun day with your dads or someone you see as a dad!

With this said, I got some bad news in the world of anime. Revealed on Twitter yesterday, English company FUNimation revealed that the horror anime Shiki is losing the license! This horror vampire anime will be removed from the FUNimation catalog in June 30th. If you haven’t bought this copy or streamed the series, you have until June 30th until the anime expires!

Anime Expired! Goodbye Kenichi and Case Closed!

This was announced on Friday without warning in regards to FUNimation.

According to the FUNimation forums, the adminstrator announced that the anime series Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple and Case Closed is no longer in FUNimation.com or VRV. The reason why is because FUNimation’s license for both anime is expired. This means the right to stream the anime is gone and the only way you can enjoy these anime is if you can try to find DVD copies. Websites like Amazon could help especially if you are looking for Case Closed.

Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple has two seasons with English and Japanese Dub. FUNimation licensed and released five seasons of Case Closed. According to ANN, the episodes that FUNimation licensed (about 130 episodes) are removed from Crunchyroll, but the rest of the episodes like episode 754 and later are still there.

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Toonami News: My Hero Academia joins Toonami!

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Announced today on Twitter from Funimation and Toonami, it has been revealed that the insanely popular Shonen Jump anime My Hero Academia will finally be joining Toonami! Confirmed by FUNimation, the company that license the English Dub, My Hero Academia will be on TV on May 5th.

This will be another Shone Jump title joining Toonami. The SJ anime that is currently on Toonami is Black Clover, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusade, Hunter x Hunter, Dragon Ball (Kai Final Chapter and Super), and Naruto Shippuden. If you like My Hero Academia and you like watching it on English Dub, mark your calendars!

Dragon Ball news: 2018 teaser film and new app game!

It’s already been announced by FUNimation and Toei Animation, a Dragon Ball Super movie is set to be released in theaters in December 14th, 2018. Today on Twitter, Toei Animation released a teaser trailer of the upcoming Dragon Ball Super movie. The movie animation is different than the anime and it appears to have Goku against a mysterious Saiyan warrior. In my opinion, this looks like his father Bardock, but it’s unknown if it is true. The movie will be directed by Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama and the story will involve about the Saiyan’s true power and Frieza is expected to come back. Here’s the teaser:

Recently Announced by Bandai Namco of Entertainment, a new Dragon Ball mobile game is set to be released this upcoming summer. According to Twitter, this game will be played with simple controls such as playing with only one hand and an original character made by Akira Toriyama will be in it. The game will allow players from all over the world to fight each other online whether you are in America, Japan, Europe or other country. This new game is called Dragon Ball Legends and it will be available to play for Android and Apple users.

Funimation plans to release Re:Zero home video release

Announced at a panel, FUNimation announced that they will be in charge of releasing home video (DVDs) of the anime Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World –. It’s been set that the first set of DVDs will be released in the summer and it will be set as Season 1 Part 1.

The anime started in Japan in April 2016 and ran for 25 episodes. It’s based on the light novel and it was created by  the author Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrator  Shinichirou Otsuka.

Anime Synopsis:

The story follows Subaru Natsuki, an ordinary high school student who is lost in an alternate world and rescued by a beautiful, silver-haired girl. He stays near her to return the favor, but the destiny she is burdened with is more than Subaru can imagine. Enemies attack one by one, and both of them are killed. He then finds out he has the power to rewind death, back to the time he first came to this world. But only he remembers what has happened since.

Source:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-02-17/funimation-announces-re-zero-home-video-release/.127900

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Toonami News: New anime Black Clover joins line-up schedule

If you watch Toonami like me, you better add another show to the DVR. Announced earlier today, the popular Shonen Jump series, Black Clover will be joining Toonami. The anime was released in Japan on October 3rd and it didn’t take long until FUNimation got the rights for the English Dub. With the anime growing in popularity in the manga and anime, Toonami wants to increase it more by making join the schedule. They also updated the schedule; the anime will premiere after Dragon Ball Z Kai and before JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: Stardust Crusaders. The anime will be on TV at December 2nd in English.

  • 10:30pm – Dragon Ball Super
  • 11:00pm – Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters
  • 11:30pm – Black Clover
  • 12:00am – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
  • 12:30am – Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • 1:00am – Hunter x Hunter
  • 1:30am – Lupin the 3rd
  • 2:00am – Naruto: Shippuden
  • 2:30am – Outlaw Star
  • 3:00am – Cowboy Bebop
  • 3:30am – Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG

News: One Piece Switch Port and FUNimation dub new anime

One Piece

Released in 2015, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 will return and will be re-released for the Nintendo Switch in Japan. According to Bandai Namco of Entertainment, the Switch Port of the game will include all the DLC inside the game unlike the PS4, PS3 and Steam version. This is only in Japan but if it comes to North America and Europe, Switch players will be able to play this game with everything included.

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 is a video game published by Bandai Namco of Entertainment and developed by Omega Force. The game plays like a Dynasty Warriors game but with One Piece characters. The game story will go all the way up to the Dressrosa arc. The game was originally released for PS3, PS4 and Steam in Japan, America and Europe.

FUNimation

Recently announced today, FUNimation got the license to dub two different anime. These two will be dubbed and streamed for fans. FUNi got the license to Kino’s Journey – The Beautiful World – and the anime English Dub will begin on Thursday 4 pm EDT. They also got the license and Dub rights to the recent and popular Shonen Jump anime Black Clover. The Dub anime will be streamed on October 29th 4 pm EDT.

Kino’s Journey – The Beautiful World synopsis:

In an imperfect world, the stories make it beautiful. Meet Kino, a traveler exploring beyond the boundaries into unknown mystical places! With only her guns and talking motorcycle, Hermes, by her side, she learns about unique people and their customs through the fascinating stories they weave. But to see everything, she can only spare three days in each land before moving on to the next adventure.

Black Clover Synopsis:

In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any. At the age of fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King. Giving up is never an option!

My Hero Academia Season 1 Review (Spoiler-Free)

(Rightstuf synopsis)

It’s an exciting age of heroes, where most people develop supernatural abilities known as Quirks. Bright-eyed kids like Izuku Midoriya—Deku for short—dream of the day they become champions of the people. There’s just one little problem standing in Deku’s way. In a world full of heroes, he’s Quirkless. Crushed, but not down for the count, this superhero-fanboy dedicates his time to studying the pros in hopes that he, too, can join a prestigious high school for heroes. In the face of despair, Deku’s courage catches the eye of his ultimate idol, the symbol of justice known as All Might! With special training from the big guy himself, Deku and the talented first-years of the academy may finally have a shot at achieving their dreams. But these amateurs are put to the test of a lifetime when routine training becomes a battle against real villains!

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