Amazon Prime Adds the Harlock: Space Pirate CG Anime Film

The Fandom Post is reporting that Amazon Prime has added the Harlock: Space Pirate CG anime film. The film is streamed in its English language dub with English closed-captions and is now available for free viewing if you’re a Prime member.

The story of Harlock: Space Pirate is described as:

Captain Harlock rebelled against the Allied Forces and has been plundering spaceships for one hundred years. Why did he rebel? How does he survive for one hundred years? With awe and fear to the legendary captain, the Allied Forces issue an order to assassinate Harlock.

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Steamboy Anime Film Added to Amazon Prime

The Fandom Post is reporting that the Steamboy anime film has been added to Amazon Prime. The film is available in its English dubbed form with closed-captioned English subtitles available for it.

Steamboy is described as:

A retro science-fiction epic set in Victorian England, Steamboy features an inventor prodigy named Ray Steam, who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation, the Steam Ball. Young Ray Steam must use the Steam Ball to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction.

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Amazon Prime Is Streaming the Original Space Adventure Cobra Anime Series

The Fandom Post is reporting that Amazon Prime has started streaming the original Space Adventure Cobra anime series. As of this writing, the first 15 episodes are available with Japanese audio and English subtitles. The site says additional episodes will be added as time goes on. The series is free for streaming for Prime members but doesn’t offer any purchase options for it.

The story of Space Adventure Cobra is described as:

Seeking reprieve from a painfully ordinary 9-to-5 existence, mild-mannered office worker Johnson visits the TM Corporation, a company that sells virtual dreams. In Johnson’s dream adventure, he’s the notorious space pirate Cobra. Accompanied by his android partner Lady Armaroid, Cobra fights the lowlife scum of the Pirate Guild by day and saves sultry sirens of space by night. After the journey is over, events unfold that bring reality into focus. His experience wasn’t a dream at all – it was a reawakening of his buried past.

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Amazon Prime Video Adds the Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo Anime Film

TMS Entertainment has announced that Amazon Prime Video has added the Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo anime film to its service.

The story of the film is described as:

The world’s most wanted master thief, Lupin the Third is dead. Despite a coroner’s report, Interpol Inspector Zenigata is skeptical and discovers that Lupin is actually alive and well and stealing. But who had set up Lupin’s death and why? For now, questions are set aside, as Lupin, Jigen and Goemon immediately embark to Egypt to pilfer a stone artifact from a pyramid, with Zenigata in hot pursuit. Fujiko, lured by the promise of eternal youth and beauty by the sinister and enigmatic scientist known as Mamo, doublecrosses Lupin and steals the stone. Her betrayal causes a rift between Lupin and his cohorts, causing the trio to split up, but eventually leads Lupin to Mamo’s hideaway, where he discovers the madman’s dark secret and a fiendish scheme that threatens the entire planet. Now, it’s up to Lupin to stop the insane Mamo-before he can complete his 10,000 year-old plans of world domination.

The release is part of a project to mark the 50th anniversary of the original Lupin III television anime series in 1971.

Lupin III: Part IV, Lupin III Italian Game, and Lupin III: Dragon of Doom will also premiere on the service this month as part of the project. Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine and Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar will get Blu-ray Disc releases. Additionally, TMS Entertainment’s YouTube channel will stream “specially curated episodes of Lupin the 3rd by the series producer.”

Source: ANN

Welcome To The Space Show Is Available on Amazon Prime

The Fandom Post is reporting that Amazon Prime is now streaming the Welcome to the Space Show anime film. The film is presented in its original English dub form with closed captions, and is only available to users in the United States.

The story of Welcome to the Space Show is described as:

Five children save the life of a dog-like alien while at a self-run summer camp. He attempts to reward them by taking them to an alien colony on the Moon. Events take a turn for the worse when his report on that attack that injured him causes passage from the Moon to the Earth to be banned, and children are stranded in space. The children need to find a way back home before camp ends and their parents discover that they are missing. They also have to avoid the poachers that injured their alien friend, and now seem to be stalking them all.

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Amazon Prime Adds the Second Season of the Magic Knight Rayearth Anime

The Fandom Post is reporting that Amazon Prime has added the second season of the Magic Knight Rayearth anime to its service. As of this writing, the second season is only available in its English dubbed form. It is also only available for streaming with no purchase or rental options for non-Prime members.

The story of Magic Knight Rayearth is described as:

Three young girls, Hikaru, Umi, and Fuu, are transported to a magical world called Cephiro during a field trip to Tokyo Tower. They are soon greeted by Master Mage Clef, who explains to them that they have been summoned to become the Legendary Magic Knights and save Cephiro. The girls are less than enthusiastic about this idea, and only want to return home. Clef further explains that they must seek out the three Rune Gods to help them fight. He bestows armor and magical powers to each of them. They learn from Clef that High Priest Zagato has kidnapped the Pillar of Cephiro, Princess Emeraude. The Pillar of Cephiro has the sole responsibility of keeping Cephiro alive and in balance with her prayers. Without Princess Emeraude, Cephiro would fall into ruin. Hikaru, Umi, and Fuu must fight off Zagato’s henchman and find the Rune Gods if they ever want to get back home. They soon learn that friendship and loyalty are the only things they can rely on in the crumbling Cephiro.

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Amazon Prime Removes Five Anime Titles From Its Service

Amazon Prime Video has removed the Scum’s Wish, Yuki Yuna Is a Hero, The Great Passage, Eromanga Sensei, and Just Because! anime from its service in the United States. The listings for all five anime are still available, but the anime are not available to stream.

The Scum’s Wish anime premiered in Japan on Amazon Prime Video and Fuji TV’s Noitamina programming block in January 2017. Amazon Prime Video exclusively streamed the anime series in Japan and abroad, including in the United States as part of its now-defunct Anime Strike service.

The original Yuki Yuna Is a Hero television anime premiered in October 2014. The second season of the anime premiered in October 2017 and aired in two parts: Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shō and Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru: Yūsha no Shō.

The Great Passage anime premiered on the Fuji TV network’s Noitamina timeslot in October 2016. The series streamed on Amazon Prime in some territories as it aired, but was not streamed in the United States until the launch of the now-defunct Anime Strike service in January 2017.

The Eromanga Sensei television anime premiered in April 2017. Aniplex of America streamed the series on Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and Amazon’s Anime Strike as it aired.

The Just Because! anime premiered in Japan in October 2017. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime and streamed it on Anime Strike in the United States. The anime is now streaming on HIDIVE.

Source: ANN

Tales of Phantasia Anime Is Streaming on Amazon Prime

The Fandom Post is reporting that Amazon Prime is now streaming the Tales of Phantasia anime. Prime members can watch it as part of their included slate of titles while anyone else can buy the episodes for $2.99 an episode or $11.96 for the four-episode run. As of this writing, the episodes are only available in standard definition with the English dub.

The story of Tales of Phantasia is described as:

Cless Alvein, a young swordsman from the town of Totus, along with his friend Mint Adnade, a healer with the talent of Mana, are sent back in time to defeat Dhaos, a sorcerer imprisoned by their parents decades ago. Along with the help of the archer Chester Barklight, the summoner Klarth F. Lester and the half-elf Arche Klaine, they seek to right the wrongs of Dhaos and return peace to the land.

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Amazon Prime Adds the First Season of the Kyo Kara Maoh! Anime

The Fandom Post is reporting that the entirety of the English dub of the first season of the Kyo Kara Maoh! anime has been added to Amazon Prime. Additionally, you can buy each episode for 99 cents in HD or you can buy the full season for $31.99 in HD.

The story of Kyo Kara Maoh! is described as:

Yuri Shibuya is an average baseball-loving high school student. One day, Yuri tries to save his former classmate from a group of hoodlums. Turning on him, they drag Yuri into the bathroom and push his face into the toilet. When they flush the toilet, he is transported to another world. Yuri is then taken to a castle and crowned King of the Demon World. Is he going to end up as the leader of the land, surrounded by his extraordinarily handsome lieges or will he make it back home?

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Amazon Prime Adds the Jungle Emperor: The Brave Can Change The Future Anime Special

The Fandom Post is reporting that Amazon Prime has added the Jungle Emperor: The Brave Can Change The Future anime special to its service. The film is free viewing for Prime members and is available to rent in HD for $2.99 or purchase in HD for $9.99. It also includes Watch Party options and comes in the English dub. The dub was directed by Karilynne Davis at Digital Sound Magic.

The 2009 special was commissioned as part of the 50th anniversary of Fuji TV and the 80th for Tezuka. The special was directed by Goro Taniguchi with Osamu Suzuki handling the script and dealing with a more modern inspired-by story from the original Tezuka work.

The story of Jungle Emperor: The Brave Can Change The Future anime is described as:

An updated take on Tezuka’s classic Jungle Emperor series, this special follows Leo’s life in the artificial “neo-jungle” and his friendship with Kenichi, son of the CEO of Eternal Earth, who made the preservation of the animals possible.

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