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Sentai Filmworks Roars Into Weekend With “Gate” Rory Dub Casting

Section23 will be releasing Sentai Filmworks’ collection of Gate on July 11th, and to prepare, they’ve started announcing the English dub cast

Section23 will be releasing Sentai Filmworks’ collection of Gate on July 11th, and to prepare, they’ve started announcing the English dub cast. They’ve now gotten to a fan favorite for Friday with the introduction of Rory Mercury (played by Molly Searcy). Get a look after the jump.

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“Gintama” Live-Action Film 2nd Trailer Reveals More Action, Theme Song by UVERworld  

Shun Oguri-starring film hits Japanese theaters July 14

The official website for the highly anticipated live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi’s action comedy manga Gintama today released a “super serious version” second trailer introducing more action scenes, including the confrontation between Gintoki and Takasugi, and also featuring the theme song “DECIDED” performed by UVERworld. Watch the lates tclip after the jump!

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“Overwatch” Gets Ready For A Victory Pose With Tracer Figma

After Tracer and Mei Nendoroids, next up for Good Smile Company’s collaboration with Blizzard is a poseableTracer.

After Tracer and Mei Nendoroids, next up for Good Smile Company’s collaboration with Blizzard is a poseable figma of Tracer. The character, voiced in Japanese by Emiri Katō, comes with three face plates, including a smiling face, an excited expression, and a serious, confident expression, Pulse Pistols and  Pulse Bomb, and figma stand. 

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“Shinobumonogatari” Release Date Listed For Start Of “Monogatari” Monster Season

According to a listing, this book is now scheduled for July 15th

Back in January, the “Off Season” sub-series of Monogatari light novels,written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Vofan, wrapped up with  Musubimonogatari (“Binding Story”), set 5 years after earlier stories, when 23-year-old Araragi had become a police officer and Hitagi and Tsubasa had left town. That revealed that “Monster Season” was set to start this year with Shinobumonogatari

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“GRANBLUE FANTASY” and “Akashic Records” – Why We’re Hooked!

Every week in “The Hook,” we take a look at Crunchyroll simulcasts or new catalogue shows, and tell you what’ll keep you coming back for more.

We’ve got magic on our minds this week as we test out GRANBLUE FANTASY: The Animation and Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor. One is the story of a pair of heroes with a mysterious, life-altering power. The other is a series of study halls. (Okay, not really.) Read on after the jump!

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“Kill La Kill” Character Designer Enlists Elite Four To Handle Japanese Highway Pig Crisis

In the imagination of Kill La Kill character designer Sushio, the Honnouji Academy Elite Four turned their skills for contending with pigs in human clothing on plain old pigs

While social media in the US was all over the Comey hearings today, and the UK was all over the election, in Japan, the highway pig crisis was inescapable. A truck load of pigs was being transported to the butcher. After their truck got into an accident, 37 escaped, and snarled traffic. In the imagination of Kill La Kill character designer Sushio, the Elite Four handling the crisis.