Uta no☆Prince Sama Maji Love Kingdom Anime Film to Open in North America in September 2019

Sentai Filmworks has announced that it will begin screening Uta no Prince Sama Maji Love Kingdom, the anime film in the Uta no Prince Sama franchise, in select theaters in North America on September 13, 2019. The film will screen in Japanese with English subtitles.

A website opened with a theater list for the film’s North American screenings. The film will also screen at select anime conventions in Fall 2019.

Sentai Filmworks held a premiere screening of the film at Anime Expo on July 5, 2019.

Source: ANN

English Cast Announced for the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion Anime Film

The English cast has been announced for the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion anime film:

  • Bryson Baugus is Bell Cranel
  • Luci Christian is Hestia
  • Avery Smithhart is Artemis
  • Benjamin McLaughlin is Hermes
  • Hilary Haag is Liliruca Arde
  • David Wald is Welf Crozzo
  • Serena Varghese is Asfi Al Andromeda
  • Genevieve Simmons is Ryu Lion
  • Shelby Blocker is Eina Tulle
  • Christina Kelly is Loki
  • Kelley Peters is Lefiya
  • Michael Wronski is Falgar
  • Shelley Calene-Black is Ais Wallenstein
  • Rob Mungle is Mord
  • Cynthia Martinez is Lulune
  • Patricia Duran is Freya
  • John Swasey is Ganesha
  • Juliet Simmons is Syr Flover
  • Holly Segarra is Meryl
  • Jeremy Gee is Thane
  • David Matranga is Fels
  • Carolyn Medrano is Anya
  • John Gremillion is Ottarl
  • Natalie Rial is Tione Hiryute
  • Karlii Hoch is Tiona Hiryute
  • Ty Mahany is Bete Loga
  • Kara Greenberg is Hitachi Chigusa
  • Kelly Manison is Chloe
  • Marty Fleck is Uranus
  • Natalie Jones is Naza

Colby Jones is directing.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Expo to Host the Premiere of the Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! Anime

Crunchyroll Expo has announced that it will host a premiere screening of the first episode of the Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! (Watashi, Nōryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne!) anime on August 31, 2019. The film’s producer Hirotsugu Ogo will participate in a discussion panel after the screening.

Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! is scheduled to premiere in Japan in October 2019, and Crunchyroll will simulcast the series outside Asia in Fall 2019.

Crunchyroll Expo will be held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California from August 30-September 1, 2019.

Source: ANN

Human Lost Anime Film to Screen in the United States in October 2019

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will screen the Human Lost anime film in U.S. theaters on October 22 and 23, 2019. Screenings on October 22, 2019 will have English subtitles, and screenings on October 23, 2019 will have an English dub.

Human Lost will open in the United States before it opens in Japan. The anime is scheduled for global release in October and November 2019. Anime Expo screened the North American English-subtitled premiere for the film in July 2019.

Human Lost won the the “Axis: The Satoshi Kon Award for Excellence in Animation” award as a Special Mention at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival on July 25, 2019. The film also screened out of competition at this year’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 14, 2019.

Source: ANN

Anime Blog Posts That Caught My Eye This Week (August 23, 2019)

There was an interesting mix of posts from anibloggers this week, whether it was talking about current shows or looking back at older anime.

Here are the blog posts that grabbed my attention this week:

VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump to Add the Mission: Yozakura Family Manga on August 25, 2019

VIZ Media has announced that it is launching the first chapter of Hitsuji Gondaira’s new Mission: Yozakura Family (Yozakura-san Chi no Daisakusen) manga on its Shonen Jump website on August 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. EDT simultaneously with the series’ debut in Japan. The series about shooting guns will launch in this year’s 39th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on August 26, 2019.

The manga’s story focuses on the secret of high school student Taiyō’s childhood friend Mutsumi Yozakura.

Source: ANN

Netflix to Add the Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato Anime Film on September 13, 2019

Netflix has announced that it will begin streaming the Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato (Kōtetsujō no Kabaneri: Unato Kessen) sequel anime film on September 13, 2019.

Tetsuro Araki returned to direct the film at Wit Studio, and is also the film’s scriptwriter. Haruhiko Mikimoto is credited with the original character design, and Hiroyuki Sawano returned to compose the music. EGOIST performed the theme song “Sakase ya Sakase.”

The film opened in Japan on May 10, 2019 and screened for a two-week limited engagement. The film opened at #10 at the box office in Japan and topped the mini-theater ranking in its opening weekend.

The original Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress television anime aired from April to July 2016. The series streamed on Amazon Prime Video with English subtitles as it aired in Japan. The series has also received two compilation films that premiered in December 2016 and January 2017 in Japan. The two films covered the anime’s first season with some new and enhanced scenes. Crunchyroll screened the films in North American theaters in April 2017.

Source: ANN