Welcome, readers, to another fun-filled AniWeekly! This weekend, thousands of fans gathered at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for New York Comic Con. The convention, which brings over 150,000 attendees annually, is the largest geek-oriented event east of the Mississipi. Whether you’re a fan of anime, comics, or even toys, this show has you covered.
In The News
Return to the Kingdom of Pars… in 2016. While The Heroic Legend of Arslan anime series is a fan favorite, it’s about to take a short break. The show’s official Twitter account announced that Arslan’s adventures will continue in 2016.
“I’m afraid you’re too late! The future is now!” Viz Media announced the dub cast for the main villains in their Sailor Moon S dub. Christine Marie Cabanos, who played Madoka in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, will play evil entity Mistress 9.
The servant of darkness returns, once again… Fans of Black Butler have a lot to be happy about! An anime movie in the fan-favorite franchise was greenlit for production. Even better, series leads Daisuke Ono and Maaya Sakamoto will reprise their roles as Sebastian and Ciel, respectively.
Tiger & Bunny hits Hollywood! A live-action Tiger & Bunny movie is officially in the works. Imagine Entertainment will produce the film, with All Nippon Entertainment Works, Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind), and Brian Grazer attached as producers.
Seid ihr das Essen? Nein, wir sind der Jaeger! Kodansha Comics is working on a western Attack on Titan comics anthology. The 250-page compilation will include works by Birds of Prey scribe Gail Simone and Batman writer Scott Snyder.
Don’t lose your way~! Oh, wait. Studio Trigger is working on a new anime series, titled Kiznaiver.
The next show before the first show. Viz Media announced that they licensed the 2011 Hunter x Hunter anime series. The 148-episode series is also available on Crunchyroll.
From the AniBlogging Community
Tities really are funny things, aren’t they? Friend of the site Alex Finnegan is set to release his latest book! The novel, titled Titles Are Meaningless, is a tale of the undead, due for release on Halloween.
A brief cinematographic study. Blogger Atelier Emily dives into the nuts and bolts of The Perfect Insider, with a study of the cinematography in the first episode.
DEATH BATTLE! L.B. Bryant pits the anime and manga versions of Skip Beat! against one another. Which version reigns supreme in this battle between books and TV?
Takin’ it to the trenches. For fans who want a taste of the full New York Comic Con experience, Manga Bookshelf has you covered. Sean Gaffney was on-site at this year’s event, where he published a trio of articles to fully impart that flavor and intensity of the con to readers across the globe.
And the award goes to… The folks at Reverse Thieves published their Summer 2015 award winners. Who took the top crown this time around?
Weekly Fun Stuff!
The Amazing World of Gumball is an interesting series, which mashes numerous disparate animation types into an aesthetic that manages to just work. Naturally, this offers plenty of wiggle room for experimentation.
YouTuber Mike Inel delivered his own take on the series, by giving a scene from the series an anime-styled makeover. It’s a well-made production that definitely deserves a look.
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