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GKids Fireworks Ticket Giveaway

by Zeddon June 22, 2018
GKIDS is back with another Ghibli Fest 2018 film. Fireworks comes from producer Genki Kawamura, following up his mega-hit Your Name with another tale of star-crossed teenage lovers and a sci-fi fantasy twist. Watch in theaters through GKIDS and Fathom Events on July 3, 5, and 7. Producer Genki Kawamura follows up his mega-hit Your […]

“Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms” – Mari Okada and Kenji Horikawa Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 21, 2018
Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms, the directorial debut of Mari Okada, is set to be released in the UK and Ireland on 27th June by P.A. Works in partnership with Anime Limited. Toonzone News had the chance to pose some questions to Okada and the film’s producer/P.A. Works president Kenji Horikawa. (Note- This interview […]

Review: “Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms (UK theatrical release)”

by Grant Whiteon June 21, 2018
Mari Okada has been a prolific script writer for anime for most of the 21st century thus far, her works populated with vivid, firmly realised characters and engaging dialogue. Okada has made little secret of the fact her own complicated life has inspired much of her creative process. Without going too deep myself I can […]

Toonzone @ MCM London May 2018 – “Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory” Screening/Shouji Gatou Q&A

by Grant Whiteon June 21, 2018
On both the Saturday and Sunday of the convention, Shouji Gatou attended panels at which the first dubbed episode (presented by FunimationNow) of Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory was screened. Although the episode was the same for both days, MC Jeremy Graves from Anime Limited presented a Q&A after each screening that were different, with […]

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RWBY’s Yang And Other Characters Join BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle

by Peter Paltridgeon June 19, 2018
Who’s coming next to BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle? As of today seven new characters have arrived…who did we get? Another RWBY character, Yang Xiao-Long, headlines the latest DLC offerings. For the most part they’ve been split up into two simultaneously-released packs….here’s who you get with each one. Yang Xiao-Long appears to be sold separately. BLAZBLUE: […]
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Demon Slayer And One Piece Color Walk Compendium Coming from Viz

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2018
What do a demon slayer and a straw-hatted rubber pirate have in common? Nothing! Except they’re both the subjects of Viz Media’s new releases next month…what’s coming to manga shelves? First off, Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer manga is about to be officially published in English in the US. Description is as follows: Set in Taisho-era […]

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Conan Plays Dragon Ball Legends With Ron Funches

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2018
How can Earth’s Puniest Hero possibly measure up to the massive might of Super Saiyan Funches? If Conan trains hard, can he overcome his shortcomings in classic shonen fashion, defeat his nemesis in a televised match, and become the next anime hero? He’s got the weird hair for it. Last night’s Clueless Gamer, revolving around […]
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E3 2018: Fist Of The North Star: Lost Paradise Coming In October

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2018
Are we getting Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, Sega’s new game based on the legendary 80s manga and anime? Fans have waited for E3 for answers, and we got them today: yes indeed, it’s coming to the US! The plotline of the game will be much like the manga, only with a few […]

Netflix Renews B: The Beginning for Season 2 and Announces Hilda Will Debut September 21, 2018

by slaion June 12, 2018
NETFLIX ANNOUNCES SECOND SEASON OF B: THE BEGINNING AND DEBUT DATE FOR HILDA SEASON TWO OF ANIME SERIES B: THE BEGINNING ANIMATED ADVENTURE HILDA TO DEBUT FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 Both Netflix Series Are Official TV Film Series Selections of the Annecy International Festival of Animated Film Annecy, France – June 12, 2018 – Today, as […]

Netflix Renews Castlevania for Season 3

by slaion June 12, 2018
Via Digital Spy, Richard Armitage, the voice of Trevor Belmont on Netflix’s Castlevania, has revealed that work is about to begin on season 3. “We’re about to record a third.  The second season hasn’t been aired yet, but we’re about to do a third.” Netflix has not officially commented on season 3 despite Armitage’s reveal, […]