Mango Media is pleased to announce the publication of Anime Impact, written by YouTuber and film critic Chris Stuckmann, which profiles the enduring appeal of anime and features several personal accounts by anime fans about the way anime has impacted their lives.
Anime holds a special place in the hearts of countless fans around the globe. Since the early days of Osamu Tezuka’s Astro ouy to Makoto Shinkai’s astounding success with your name., anime has left an undeniable impact on our culture.
Anime Impact: The Movies and Shows That Changed the World of Japanese Anime by YouTube film critic Chris Stuckmann explores the impression the medium has left on various fans with detailed discussions on television shows and movies from the 1960s all the way to the present. Learn how anime has impacted culture from authors, artists, critics, anime enthusiasts, and super fans such as John Rodriguez, Mark Crilley, Alicia Malone, Emma Fyffe, and many more. Even Ready Player One author Earnest Cline contributed something.
Each writer has detailed their personal experiences of discovery and how anime has changed their life. Many discuss the implications that anime has on our society. While many books on anime simply offer a list of “essential titles” and recommendations, Anime Impact goes deeper by showcasing the many voices of anime’s biggest fans. You’ll find many distinct stories that only each specific writer could tell, all painting a fun and surprisingly touching portrait of the true impact of anime over multiple generations.
As a follow-up to its limited worldwide theatrical release of Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions in 2017, 4K Media Inc., the Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. subsidiary that manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia, has announced that the movie is now available on STARZ.
“We are excited for this partnership, especially since Starz picked up the home video rights for Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions,” said Kristen Gray, SVP of Operations and Business & Legal Affairs at 4K Media. “With this, Starz becomes America’s one-stop shop for fans to view Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions in the comfort of their homes.”
In Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions, the stakes have never been higher; the rivalries never as fierce; the risks never so great. One wrong move—one card short—and it’s game over for good. A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator of the global phenomenon, Kazuki Takahashi. His masterful tale features anime’s most beloved characters in their long-awaited return: Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba and their faithful friends Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner and Bakura. It’s the most highly anticipated re-YU-nion ever.
Yū Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana’s Terra Formars manga will resume in the combined 21st and 22nd issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine on April 26, 2018. The manga has been in on hiatus since March 2017 while story creator Sasuga recuperated from unspecified health issues.
Sasuga and Tachibana launched the Terra Formars manga in 2011. Shueisha shipped the manga’s 20th volume in Japan in February 2017. VIZ Media is releasing the manga in North America, and shipped the manga’s 20th volume in January 2018.
Manga creator Shun Matsuena has announced that he and Shu Matsuda will end their Tensō Kidō Alvadring manga in the 25th chapter on April 30, 2018.
Matsuda and Matsuena launched Tensō Kidō Alvadring in Shogakukan’s Yawaraka Spirits</em< web manga site in 2016. Shogakukan published the manga's third compiled book volume on January 12, 2018.
AnimEigo CEO Robert J. Woodhead has announced that AnimEigo will re-release the Bubblegum Crisis original video anime (OVA) series in a standard edition Blu-ray Disc release in Fall 2018.
AnimEigo previously released the anime in an “Ultimate Edition Blu-ray Set” as part of a Kickstarter campaign in 2014, and later made it available for non-backers.
AnimEigo also released Bubblegum Crisis in a DVD box set in 2004 and on remastered single DVDs in 2005.
A staff announcement has been made for the forthcoming anime adaptation of the Shichisei no Subaru (Seven Senses of the Re’Union) novels.
Yoshito Nishōji is directing the anime at Lerche. Takao Yoshioka is in charge of series composition. Yumiko Yamamoto is drawing the character designs, and is also the chief animation director.
Seven Senses of the Re’Union is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on July 5, 2018.
Three more cast members have been announced for the forthcoming anime adaptation of the Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou manga:
- Natsumi Takamori is Yuzu Yukimoto
- Asami Seto is Sumire Yamanashi
- Yume Miyamoto is Yuri Kazami
The anime will premiere this summer.
Mirai Minato ]is directing the anime at SILVER LINK. Fumihiko Shimo is in charge of series composition. Kazuya Hirata is drawing the character designs. Ruka Kawada is composing the music. Flying Dog is in charge of music production.
Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou is scheduled to premiere in Japan in Summer 2018.