The Big Three! Viz announces novels!

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Remember the Big 3, One Piece, Naruto and Bleach? Well guess what, they’re coming back with more adventures in novel format. Announced yesterday at the New York Comic Con, Viz Media announced that they are planning to release some novels based on the manga series One Piece, Naruto and Bleach.

Viz Media announced that that Tite Kubo’s series Bleach will be coming back in a novel that takes place after the events of The Thousand Year Blood War (also known as the final arc). You might have seen or heard of this part of the story in Bleach: Brave Souls, but if you haven’t been playing the game, you can experience Bleach again in Summer 2020. The novel is called Bleach: Can’t Fear Your Own World and the main character is not Ichigo Kurosaki, but instead it’s Squad 9 Lieutenant, Shuhei Hisagi.

You can read the main plot from the Brave Souls website.

Even though he is not in the story this time, he is still loved by the fans. One Piece will be getting a novel focusing on Luffy’s brother Portgas D. Ace. This light novel will be released on Summer 2020. So if ever wandered what was Ace doing while Luffy was having his misadventures, you can pick up this book and read his story.

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Remember those Naruto novels that came out after the conclusion of the manga? Remember we had novels focusing on Kakashi, Shikamaru, Sasuke and even about Itachi’s life? Well, get ready for another one but this will be about Naruto and his family. This novel is called Naruto: Naruto’s Story – Family Day. Even Naruto is Hokage, it is not easy for him to get a day off and be with his family. This one also comes out in summer 2020.

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Viz Media announces English Dub for JoJo Part 5 and One-Punch Man S2

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Hello everyone! I am back again to share some anime news from New York Comic Con. If you are wanting to watch some anime but you prefer English Dub, I got some titles to that is going make some fans happy. In a past post, I mentioned that the anime One-Punch Man season 2 is coming to Toonami on Oct 12th. It’s finally been revealed that the anime will be English Dub and Viz has released a trailer revealing the cast for the new characters. Here are the voice actors joining the show:

  • Garou – Greg Chun
  • Suiryu – Alan Lee
  • Gyoro-Gyoro – Bill Millsap
  • Orochi – Jason Marnocha

Cruncyroll also revealed the updated schedule on Oct 12 for Toonami viewers:

  • 11:00 p.m. – Dragon Ball Super
  • 11:30 p.m. – One-Punch Man (Season 2 Premiere)
  • 12:00 a.m. – Dr. STONE
  • 12:30 a.m. – Fire Force
  • 1:00 a.m. – Food Wars!
  • 1:30 a.m. – Demon Slayer (Series Premiere)
  • 2:00 a.m. – Black Clover
  • 2:30 a.m. – BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS
  • 3:00 a.m. – Naruto Shippuden
  • 3:30 a.m. – Lupin the 3rd part 5
  • 4:00 a.m. – My Hero Academia

Last but definitely now least, Viz Media has confirmed that they have the English Dub of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures Part 5: Golden Wind. They released a teaser trailer and revealed the confirmed English cast for the characters. Also, if you are watching Toonami, you can watch the English Dub pretty soon on Oct 26th this year.

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90s horror manga Uzamaki gets anime adaptation!

Boo! Just kidding, I got some exciting news for you horror fans. During Crunchyroll Expo, Production I.G CEO Maki Terashima Furuta announced that they are going to be adapting Junjo Ito’s horror manga Uzamaki. However, this anime adaptation will be a miniseries that will be have up to four episodes. The anime director is going to be Hiroshi Nagahama who worked on anime Mushishi and Hollywood film composer Colin Stetson who worked on Heredity. Production IG has previously worked on titles like Kuroko’s Basketball and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.

To make this more exciting news, fans of Toonami will be able to watch this on TV on Toonami in 2020! According to the Toonami Faithful, Toonami will help produce this anime and broadcast it on TV just like how they worked on the FLCL anime.

The manga is licensed by Viz Manga. Here is the synopsis:

Kurozu-cho, a small fog-bound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world.

It manifests itself in everything from seashells and whirlpools in water to the spiral marks on people’s bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi’s father and the voice from the cochlea in our inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurozu-cho are pulled ever deeper into a whirlpool from which there is no return!

Please be sure to follow their official Uzamaki Twitter page.

sources:

Crunchyroll

Toonami Faithful

anime re-release for Blu-Ray lovers! Inuyasha and Sword Art Online II!

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Howdy partners! If you like watching anime and you want to experience a story in rich animation and high definition surround sound, I got some exciting news to share. I hope these anime in Blu-Ray is better than Funimation’s Dragon Ball Super Broly version. Accounced by Viz, the classic action-adventure romance story Inuyasha is coming back in a Blu-Ray set. The first Blu-Ray set will have 27 episodes (1-27). If you haven’t started your collection yet or want to get the Blu-Ray counterpart, you can buy your copy in this year fall.

Even though this one anime gets criticism, it is still loved by fans. Aniplex of America announced that they are planning to sell Sword Art Online II in a complete Blu-Ray set. You can pre-order this copy at Rightstuf for about $160. The anime covers all three story arcs from the light novel such as Phantom Bullet, Calibur, and Mother’s Rosario. It’s unknown if Aniplex is planning to sell the regular DVD collection like the first set. The bonus content is unspecified but this set is scheduled for release on September 24, 2019.

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Masashi Kishimoto new manga is here!

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It has been a while since the original Naruto manga has ended. Currently running, we have the Boruto manga which is being supervised by the original creator. However, if you want more Naruto-esque series, I got good news! If you have a Shonen Jump account, Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto has just revealed and released the manga of his next work Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru. The manga story was created by Masashi Kishimoto and the art is being done by Akira Okubo. According to the Wiki, he is one of the seventh assistance in Kishimoto’s job and he helped do the Naruto manga in volume 16. If you’re wondering, Mikio Ikemoto is also one of Kishimoto’s assistance but he is also in charge of the manga Boruto: Naruto Next Generation.

Shonen Jump describes the series:

Samurai 8: Hachimaruden is a sc-fi manga that follows a weak boy named Hachimaru, who can’t survive without a life-support system and has never left his house. While dreaming about becoming a “Samurai” that has a machine body and power beyond human, he has spent his days only by playing online games. The story starts moving when a cat, calls himself a “Samurai,” appears in front of him.

Here is what Masashi Kishimoto said when talking to Viz:

Masashi Kishimoto comments:

Q. “If you give an abbreviated name or nickname for Samurai 8: Hachimaruden…?”

 

Kishimoto: “I want some part of the word ‘Samurai’ to be included. I know it is a bit difficult title to be

shortened. Let’s see…, well, please call it ‘SamHachi!’ I think it is just right. However, it is only my hope.

Please use any abbreviated name that is easy for you to call (laugh).”

 

Q: “Message to the readers.”

 

Kishimoto: “As announced at the Jump Festa at the end of last year, I have been struggling to exceed my

previous work Naruto!! (laugh). Because I had taken hiatus from a weekly serialization work, my sense is

now as same as that of amateur artists. However, the pressure from around is so strong (laugh). I want

them to go easy on me. …But I understand if I keep talking so complacently, any manga can be cancelled

so easily in Shonen Jump, so I brace myself to do my best. Then all I can do left is to send it to the readers.

Its serialization starts this week. So everyone, please read my latest work ‘Samurai 8 Hachimaruden’!

Thank you very much!”

 

 

Masashi Kishimoto

 

Go check out the manga at Shonen Jump website.

source:

Crunchyroll

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Dragon Ball: That Time I Got Reincarnated as Yamcha manga review

Rightstuf describes it:

Dragon Ball: That Time I Got Reincarnated as Yamcha! Manga Volume 1 features story from Akira Toriyama and art by dragongarow LEE.

A Japanese high school student is on his way to a Dragon Ball event and makes a detour to hit on a cute girl. Unfortunately, he meets with an unfortunate and fatal accident before he reaches her and, to his great surprise, wakes up in the Dragon Ball universe as Yamcha! Being a Dragon Ball fan, he knows exactly what misery awaits him as Yamcha, so he takes matters into his own hands and vows to make Yamcha the strongest Dragon Ball character ever!

*This review is spoiler-free. I won’t spoil anything!

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One-Punch Man season 2 release on Hulu

Created by webcomic artist ONE and illustrated by Yusuke Murata, the strongest superhero Saitama returns for another season. Announced yesterday, anime license company Viz Media announced that season 2 of One-Punch Man will premiere on April 9th at Hulu. If you plan to watch it, episode 1 will be released on the same day as Japan and you will need a Hulu account. I believe the anime will be subbed only for now until the anime will get an English Dub.

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Anime Movie News: Dragon Ball Super movie in IMAX and Hunter x Hunter in Jan 30th

January is going to be busy with two anime movies based on Shonen Jump titles.

The anticipated movie Dragon Ball Super will be premiering in January 16th and for the first time, you can watch this movie in IMAX theaters in the U.S. The movie was released in Japan in theaters at Jan 14th while U.S. fans was able to see it on Jan 13th at Hollywood. This Wednesday only, fans will be able to watch Dragon Ball Super: Broly in select theaters and will watch in IMAX screenings.

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If you can’t watch the DBS movie, here’s another movie you can watch. Coming to theaters only at Jan 30th, the anime movie Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission will be premiering in theaters with English subbed and dubbed screenings. You can buy your tickets at the CineLife Entertainment website. Here is the synopsis for the movie according to Viz Media:

The Battle Olympia tournament at Heaven’s Arena is about to begin! Gon, Killua, Kurapika and Leorio plan on watching the matches along with the other Hunters and VIPs in attendance. As they wait, a raid by The Shadow ends the festivities. Skilled fighters fall one by one to their terrifying ability called On, a dark power derived from malice. When their leader Jed captures Netero and declares death to all Hunters in the name of vengeance, Gon and Killua rush to defeat him – will they prevail?!

World Trigger manga returns from hiatus!

Shonen Jump readers, I bring good news! If you are a reader for the Weekly Shonen Jump and been a member from the beginning, you might have remembered the sci-fi series World Trigger. The manga disappeared in the magazine because of the author’s health condition. Revealed in a illustration on Twitter, manga author Daisuke Ashihara is coming out from hiatus and will go back to the series World Trigger. World Trigger will be in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on October 29th.

The manga took a week hiatus in September 2014 due to cervical spondylosis  and occasionally took one week breaks. However, his health grew worse and went to hiatus in November 2016.

If you are a subscriber to magazine, mark your calendars for October 29th online!

source:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-10-14/world-trigger-manga-resumes-on-october-29/.138167

Viz Media news: Boruto DVD details, new RWBY manga and Kazuki Takashi One-Shot!

Viz Media has been really busy especially since they attended the New York Comic Con, With every convention, there is news for the fans. Announced this weekend, the popular series Boruto: The Next Generation will finally be getting the home video treatment. In the spring of 2019, fans can finally get their own copy of the anime in DVD. Boruto: Naruto Next Generation is a sequel spinoff to the classic series of the Naruto frnachise (it’s the sequel to the anime Naruto Shippuden). The anime is being watched over by Naruto creator of Mashashi Kishimoto.

If you like Yu-Gi-OH!, I got news from the manga creator Kazuki Takahashi. It’s been announced that Takahashi currently created a one-shot manga called THE COMIQ. The one-shot manga will be released on October 15th in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in both the English and Japanese version.

Last but not least, get ready for a new manga adaptation of RWBY. This new RWBY manga is be made by Bunta Kinami. RWBY has appeared in many manga adaptations before such as one made by Shirow Miwa and others where it is made into an anthology collections.

Source:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-10-06/viz-media-to-release-boruto-anime-on-home-video-starting-in-spring-2019/.137811

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-10-06/viz-shonen-jump-to-publish-yu-gi-oh-creator-takahashi-short-manga-new-rwby-manga/.137821