Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of one of the most revered sci-fi properties in Japan with the premiere of the new mecha anime feature, Mazinger Z: INFINITY. Toei Animation Inc. and VIZ Media, a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, have together announced the North American rights of the feature film, which was produced by Toei Animation.
Dragon Ball’s 20th feature film has been revealed! Today, news of the film was announced at Jump Festa 2018 in Japan. The film is currently in production, which will serve as a commemoration for decades of legendary titles. Since 1986, the series has introduced many memorable and beloved characters to countless die-hard fans. The recent years have witnessed a new wave of renaissance for the Dragon Ball series. “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods”, released in 2013, was a welcomed return to the big screen for the first time in 17 years. “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F” followed that up with more success in 2015. From then on, Dragon Ball has continued to further expand their world; leading to the current acclaimed broadcast, “Dragon Ball Super”.
The team behind the new film will be making intensive efforts to ensure that the scale and the quality is the best of the series. Akira Toriyama, the original author of Dragon Ball, will lead the original story, screenplay, and character design.
The theme for this remarkable new film will be “Saiyan”, the strongest race in the universe. Since “Battle of the Gods”, Goku has undergone new forms from Super Saiyan God to Super Saiyan Blue to other evolved forms that have gone up against many invincible warriors from multiple universes. This new story will focus on the origin of the Saiyans’ strength and what it means to be Saiyan.
The 20th Dragon Ball film is currently targeted to be released in Japan in December 2018. Keep an eye out for more news in the near future!
When it comes to video games, Bandai Namco has proved that they’re one of the best out there at delivering exciting entertainment to players and gamers all across the world. They’re at it again as Dragon Ball FighterZ, the long-awaited new game in the Dragon Ball franchise, finally makes its epic debut on January 26, 2018! Bandai Namco has also announced that the game will arrive on PS4, XBOX ONE, and PC in the US and Europe!
Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced that their new RPG game, Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker's Memory. will be available in North America and Europe on January 19, 2018! This date is not too far behind their release date in Japan on December 14, 2017. The game will launch only on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.
Players, gamers, and fans have the chance to pre-order the game now through retailers like GameStop, Amazon, and Target and receive bonus items such as four exclusive costumes: V. Uchida Costume, Summer Camp T-Shirt, Inoden School Attire, and a Beelzebumon Emblem T-Shirt. Pre-orders will receive four Digimon characters: Omnimon NX, Leopardmon NX, Crusadermon NX, and Sistermon Ciel and Blanc.
This new Cyber Sleuth story is set in the near future, where the line between the real and digital worlds is blurred and logging into the cyberspace is a part of everyday life. In this world, hackers utilize computer viruses called Digimon to commit their crimes and mischief. The game will feature a new protagonist named Keisuke Amazawa, who has no choice but to dive into the digital world after he is framed, accused, and branded as a criminal. Not only must he clear his name and prove his innocence, he must protect his loved ones.
This new game will have 30 new maps in addition to the original maps from the previous game, Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth and have over 320 Digimon that can be summoned. The release of Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker's Memory. will feature the original Japanese dub with English and German subtitles.
Get ready to get back into the Digital World.
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The first Mazinger Z movie in decades has an official title that lives up to the titular mighty robot: Mazinger Z: Infinity. The highly-anticipated film will be premiering to the world just in time for the globally-beloved franchise’s 45th anniversary.
Fans and moviegoers in Rome will be the very first to experience the fighting robot’s return to cinema as the film will have its world premiere at the Rome Film Fest on October 28, 2017 in collaboration with the parallel and independent sidebar Alice nella città. The premiere will be introduced by Mazinger Z’s original creator, Go Nagai.
Created in 1972, the manga and anime series was the first to feature a human-controlled fighting robot. Throughout several series, Mazinger Z, piloted by Koji Kabuto, was a weapon to protect mankind from the forces of evil, led by arch-enemy Dr. Hell.
The movie will take place ten years after the last episode of the anime series. Koji Kabuto has become a scientist, like his father and grandfather before him. After he encounters a dark new threat buried beneath Mt. Fuji and with the re-appearance of Dr. Hell, Mazinger Z is needed once again to save humanity.
The 12th annual Rome Film Festival offers a line-up mixed with crowd-pleasing international features and Hollywood awards-season hopefuls. After its premiere, the mighty robot’s film will launch theatrically in Italy on October 31 and then on November 22 in France!
Mazinger Z: Infinity is directed by Junji Shimizu and produced by Toei Animation.