First Love Hatsukoi Live-Action Series Streams English-Subtitled Trailer

Netflix began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for First Love Hatsukoi (First Love), a live-action series based on the two titular songs by Hikaru Utada (Kingdom Hearts, Evangelion), on Tuesday.     The series will launch on Netflix worldwide on November 24.   The series will star Hikari Mitsushima as Noguchi Yae and Takeru Satoh as […]

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Toho Announces New Godzilla Work with Director Takashi Yamazaki

TOHO announced on Thursday that it is producing a new work in the Godzilla franchise, with Takashi Yamazaki as the director and writer, and also credited for visual effects. The new work will debut on November 3, 2023 (“Godzilla Day”). The announcement did not specify the format of the new work, but Yamazaki has primarily […]

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Nintendo Unveils The Super Mario Bros. Movie Animated Film’s Trailer

Nintendo unveiled on Thursday during New York Comic Con and in a Nintendo Direct livestream the world premiere trailer for it and Illumination’s The Super Mario Bros. Movie animated film (presentation starts at 34:40 below, trailer starts at 39:19 below):     The Nintendo Direct also included video messages from Super Mario Bros. creator Shigeru […]

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Sasaki and Miyano Anime Film’s Teaser Video Reveals February 17 Debut

Kadokawa began streaming a teaser trailer on Friday for Sasaki to Miyano: Sotsugyo-hen (Graduation Chapter), the new anime film based on Shō Harusono’s Sasaki and Miyano manga. The video reveals that the film will open in Japan on February 17, 2023.     The film will screen alongside an anime short adaptation of Harusono’s Hirano […]

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Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure Series’ 1st Trailer

The Netflix Tudum Japan livestream event on Sunday revealed a new trailer for Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure (Gudetama: Haha wo Tazunete Donkurai), a new live-action and CG hybrid series based on Sanrio’s famous lazy character Gudetama. The trailer reveals the series will debut on Netflix worldwide on December 13. The trailer also previews Southern All […]

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Live-Action Whisper of the Heart Film’s New Video Explores Antique Shop Set

The staff for the live-action sequel film based on Aoi Hiiragi’s Whisper of the Heart (Mimi o Sumaseba) manga posted a new video on Saturday. The video explores the film’s set of World Emporium, the antique shop that played a pivotal role in the original story:     The video highlights all the antiques in […]

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Live-Action Alice in Borderland Season 2 Previewed in New Teaser Trailer

Netflix revealed a “super teaser trailer” for the second season of the live-action series of Haro Aso’s Alice in Borderland (Imawa no Kuni no Alice) manga during its Netflix Tudum livestream event on Saturday. The Netflix Tudum Japan livestream event on Sunday revealed the show will debut on December 22.     The second season […]

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