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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Netflix's Original Anime Series Trailer, Castlevania

Netflix's Casltevania will start streaming on Friday,  July 7th. The Story is about the vampire slayer that killer Dracula at the cost of becoming what he hated the most, Dracula's successor.

Inspired by the classic video game series, Castlevania is a dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. The animated series is from Frederator Studios, a Wow! Unlimited Media company, written by best-selling author and comic book icon Warren Ellis and executive produced by Warren Ellis, Kevin Kolde, Fred Seibert and Adi Shankar. Source: Netflix media

This last rendition of Dracula (Dracula Untold) is not related to Castlevania, but it is so hot that I had to add it. 

Netflix's Live-Action Death Note Poster Ryuk

The live-action U.S. Death Note movie is coming to Netflix on August 25. Willem Dafoe plays Ryuk in this version of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's story. Source: OTAKU USA

Friday, June 23, 2017

Sentai Filmworks Welcomes "HIDIVE" as theirs Newest Anime Streaming Website

You may have notice, or not, that there a new anime streaming website linked in the "Popular Anime Sites" on the left column of this website. After receiving some information fron Sentai Filmworks about their partnership with HIDIVE,  I made a couple of inquires. Below is what I learned from the folks other there at Sentai Filmworks .

 Hi Evelyn,

Thanks for reaching out! HIDIVE is a streaming site that we've partnered up with to give our customers another way to view a number of titles that we have available. They do offer a free 7-day trial for new users. If you haven't checked out the site or registered with them, I would definitely recommend it.

 HIDIVE does have some of the most popular anime, and I too recommend registering for a paid account as you can then stream the English Dub. Check back for updates.


UPDATE: June 25, 2017 - I discovered that HIDIVE is working on streaming apps. Click here for more details.

GODZILLA: Monster Planet anime to begin to begin 20,000 in Earth's Future

GODZILLA: Monster Planet

The Story:

The final summer of the 20th century… when mankind learns it is no longer the sole ruler of planet Earth.

The planet is beset by the emergence of colossal creatures that roam the earth, and king among them is “Godzilla”. For a half a century, these beasts engage in ferocious battle with each other and mankind. But humans, unable to compete, prepare for exile from their home planet. In the year 2048, a select few humans are chosen by the central government's artificial intelligence infrastructure to set out on an interstellar emigration vessel, the Aratrum, on an 11.9-lightyear journey for the planet Tau-e in the Cetus constellation. But when they arrive after 20 years of space travel, the remnants of mankind find the environmental conditions on Tau-e to be much different than expected, and basically uninhabitable by humans.

On youth on board the emigration vessel, Haruo, had seen his parents killed by Godzilla before his eyes when he was only 4 years old. Ever since, he has thought of nothing but returning to Earth to defeat Godzilla. With the doors to emigration now closed, Haruo and other crew spearhead a “return to Earth” decision despite severely attenuated and hazardous conditions on board for such a long trip back.

Source: http://godzilla-anime.com/

Somehow, the Aratrum makes the return journey in one piece, but the home they return to has become an alien planet. 20,000 years have elapsed, and a new ecosystem has emerged withatop the food chain. Can mankind take back its native planet? Will Haruo get his revenge?

Directed by Kōbun Shizuno & Hiroyuki Seshita
Screenplay by Gen Urobuchi

Chatacters played by:

HARUO SAKAKI played by Mamoru Mamoru/Mamoru Miyano
METPHIES played by Takahiro Sakurai
YUKO TANI played by Kana Hanazawa/Hanazawa Kana 
MARTIN LAZZARI played by Tomokazu Sugita
ADAM BINDEWALD played by Yuuki Kaji
MULU-ELU GALU-GU played by Junichi Suwabe

Netflix to stream the anime worldwide after the Japanese's theatrical release in November 2017

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis some of the New issues of Manga, Animes Series and Live-Action Films debut dates features on the Widescreen Online Review websites are either rescheduled or closed down until further notice.

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