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eigoMANGA Will Showcase Its Comic Book Virtual Reality Demo At Animation On Display

eigoMANGA Will Showcase Its Comic Book Virtual Reality Demo At Animation On Display

eigoMANGA will showcase it’s virtual reality comic book app at Animation On Display (AOD), which is on March 18-19, 2017 at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, CA. ‘Project eigoMANGA VR’ is the company’s comic book reading app and distribution platform for Google VR. At Animation On Display, eigoMANGA’s team members will discuss the technology and vision of experiencing comics through ‘eigoMANGA VR’. eigoMANGA’s presentation is scheduled for Saturday at 4 pm to 5 pm in Live Events 2. […]

video game “Berserk and the Band of the Hawk” reveals awakening abilities

video game “Berserk and the Band of the Hawk” reveals awakening abilities

KOEI TECMO America today detailed new powerful, game-changing abilities in developer Omega Force’s most brutal Warriors title to date, Berserk and the Band of the Hawk. Slated to release on February 21, 2017, the game will launch for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, digitally on the PlayStation®Vita handheld system, and on Windows PC via Steam®. A selection of brand-new screenshots was released alongside today’s announcement to help introduce these exciting abilities as well as the game’s demonic monsters and battlefields. […]

Viz Media Announces Deal For Live Action Programming

Viz Media Announces Deal For Live Action Programming

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has partnered with the premier global talent and literary agency, United Talent Agency (UTA), to develop a diverse range of live-action programming based on titles from VIZ Media’s extensive catalog of manga and anime properties. The partnership will create significant new opportunities to further capitalize on the strong interest in Japanese pop culture and entertainment brands expressed by the Hollywood and international […]

The DEATH NOTE Anime Makes Its First Ever Blu-ray Debut On March 1st

The DEATH NOTE Anime Makes Its First Ever Blu-ray Debut On March 1st

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces a new release of one of the anime genre’s greatest series with the debut of DEATH NOTE COMPLETE SERIES on Blu-ray on March 1st. The edgy supernatural crime thriller is based in the groundbreaking DEATH NOTE manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata (and published by VIZ Media; rated ‘T’ for Teens). VIZ Media’s DEATH NOTE Blu-ray home […]

Metal Life Exclusive Coverage Of “Attack On Titan” Red Carpet Premiere

Metal Life Exclusive Coverage Of “Attack On Titan” Red Carpet Premiere

Metal Life Magazine was courteously invited to cover the worldwide premiere of FUNimation Entertainment’s live action take on the popular anime series ATTACK ON TITAN. Based on the popular manga series of the same name (SHINGEKI NO KYOJIN in Japanese), the film tells the story of a world where most of humanity has been destroyed by giants and where the last of mankind fights to survive behind three concentric walls – walls that were once impenetrable to the giants. The […]

Comic-Con 2015 Registration Opens Feb 21

Comic-Con 2015 Registration Opens Feb 21

The landing page will open at 8:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Saturday, February 21, 2015 for registration code authorization. Comic-Con 2015 Open Online Registration will begin shortly after 9:00 AM (PST). EPIC Landing Page: http://oor15el.cloudapp.net To find your personal registration code, log in to your Comic-Con Member ID account at https://secure2.comic-con.org/memberid/ and select the “Registration Info” tab. Do not share your code online! Your registration code will authorize only one device/browser for entry into the waiting room. Please click the landing […]

Anime Expo Returns To Los Angeles July 2015

Anime Expo Returns To Los Angeles July 2015

What is AX? Currently the largest project managed by the SPJA, Anime Expo is an annual convention currently held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Historically  Anime Expo (AX) has been held on July 4th weekend as a 4-day event. Anime Expo has grown in scale dramatically, and is currently the largest anime and manga convention in North America. It is the second longest running anime convention (after A-kon in Texas) starting in 1992. Popular large events include the Masquerade, Anime Music […]

RISE OF THE NORTHSTAR Launch Manga Competition

RISE OF THE NORTHSTAR Launch Manga Competition

“R.O.T.N.S. really know how to bring that old thrash sound current! Their NYHC influenced style mixed in with their original mojo is something that appeals to many extreme music enthusiast worldwide! Killer band!” – Roger Miret (AGNOSTIC FRONT)   “What a sick mixture of some of the greatest influences from the 90’s, I love what they are doing!” – Billy Graziadei (BIOHAZARD)   “Hardcore will never die as long as bands like R.O.T.N.S. are carrying the torch. A crushing album!” […]

Fourth RANMA 1/2 Limited Edition Blu-ray Set Debuts

Fourth RANMA 1/2 Limited Edition Blu-ray Set Debuts

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, delivers a fresh installment of action-packed RANMA ½ anime episodes as it announces the home media release on December 9th of Set 4 in the continuing series of High Definition Limited Edition Blu-ray and HD Standard Edition DVD Box Sets. VIZ Media is releasing the revered gender-bending martial arts action comedy, based on the popular manga series created by Rumiko Takahashi, in the […]

DEATH NOTE Series Collected In One Complete DVD Set

DEATH NOTE Series Collected In One Complete DVD Set

VIZ Media delivers one of the greatest anime series to ever come to North America in a comprehensive complete collection with the release of DEATH NOTE: THE COMPLETE SERIES on November 18th.   The new set is sure to capture the attention of anime fans and collectors and contains all 37 episodes of the acclaimed paranormal crime thriller on 10 DVDs. DEATH NOTE: THE COMPLETE SERIES will carry an MSRP of $44.82 U.S. / $52.99 CAN.   Dialogue features include […]

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