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Black Out 2022 – Anime Short For Blade Runner 2049

by Alex Beanon September 29, 2017
The highly anticipated film “Blade Runner 2049” starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, debuts next week [October 6, 2017] – but before that, you have a prequel short [“2036 Nexus Dawn”] and this anime short prologue entitled “Black Out 2022”. The backstory – It is 2022 and an EMP detonation has caused a global blackout with the predictable worldwide massive, […]
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JJ Abrams Wants To Remake “Your Name”

by Peter Paltridgeon September 27, 2017
Did you know “Your Name” is now the highest-grossing anime movie of all time? Can you guess what other record it’s about to break? How about “shortest time to inspire an inferior Western remake”? The success of this picture did not go unnoticed by Hollywood, and now JJ Abrams of “Bad Robot” fame is attached […]

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Finally Comes to Nintendo Switch

by Jeffrey Harrison September 21, 2017
It's finally here...

Shinichiro Watanabe Directs Blade Runner Short

by Peter Paltridgeon September 20, 2017
You’re familiar with Shinichiro Watanabe, famed director of Cowboy Bebop, correct? A lot of anime was inspired by Blade Runner….what would a Watanabe ‘toon look like if it was a direct adaption? We’ll find out in a little more than a week, when “Blade Runner: Black Out 2022” premieres. Directed by Wantanabe, the short will […]

“Digimon Adventure tri.: Reunion” Giveaway Round 2

by Zeddon September 8, 2017
Earlier this year Shout Factory released Digimon Adventure tri.: Reunion to DVD, and toonzone is giving away another free copy! DVD Bonus Features include an original Japanese language track, interviews with members of the English voice cast, and a look at the Reunion screening. Enter for your chance to win!

How The Pokemon Games Will Tie Into The New Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon September 8, 2017
You know by now Pokemon: I Choose You is a remake celebrating the anime’s 20th anniversary, but did you know they’re celebrating it in the games too? And that the Pikachu that appears in the film can be yours in Pokemon Sun and Moon? Anyone who goes to see the 20th anniversary feature when it’s […]

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One Piece Ironically Stolen By Pirates

by Peter Paltridgeon September 7, 2017
How much booty did three real-world pirates gain from bootlegging new One Piece chapters before they officially went on sale? And how’d they pull it off for so long? The police arrested Yō Uehara, a 30-year-old self-employed male from Okinawa Prefecture, Shizuka Nagaya, a 23-year-old freelance female writer from Tottori Prefecture, and Ryōji Hottai, a […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – “Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry” Panel

by Grant Whiteon September 3, 2017
Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves took to the stage to introduce two of the key talent of the film Fairy Tail:Dragon Cry to a strong round of applause- director Tatsuma Minamikawa and producer Yohei Ito. Translation between Jeremy and the guests was handled by Bethan Jones. Jeremy asked each of the guests to introduce themselves. Minamikawa […]

Hunter X Hunter Goes Back On Hiatus

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2017
How long did you think Yoshihiro Togashi, the artist behind Hunter X Hunter, would be able to keep up his latest session on the famous manga? Which of you guessed three months? Togashi returned to Hunter X Hunter on June 26; his next break will begin after the September 6 issue of Shonen Jump. The […]
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Review: “Digimon Adventure Tri: Determination” Digivolves To Mega Level

by Neo Yion August 29, 2017
The Digimon franchise has been running for fifteen years and none is so beloved than that of its first anime series: Digimon Adventure. Recognizing its nostalgic value, Bandai and Toei Animation teamed up once again to create a six-movie sequel series that takes place six years after the original. I stated in my last review […]