Aniplex of America to Debut the Third Fate/stay night Heaven’s Feel Film in U.S. Theaters on November 18, 2020

The official U.S. Twitter account of the Fate/stay night franchise has announced that the third film in the Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel film trilogy titled Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III. spring song will premiere in theaters in the United States on November 18, 2020. Fathom Events will screen double features of the Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel and Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II. lost butterfly films from November 14, 2020.

Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III. spring song opened in Japanese theaters on August 15, 2020, and debuted at #1 during the August 15-16, 2020 weekend.

Source: ANN

Aniplex of America Announces Your lie in April Complete Blu-ray Set

Aniplex of America has announced the Your Lie in April Complete Blu-ray Set arriving just in time for the holiday season on December 22, 2020. For the first time ever, fans can now own all 22 episodes of the heartwarming series in six Blu-ray discs, housed in a beautiful box featuring illustration by character designer Yukiko Aikei. The Blu-ray set includes thirteen collectible illustration cards, plus audio commentary by the English cast and director (Episode 1 and 22), English bloopers, the English trailer, as well as textless openings and endings.

Based on Naoshi Arakawa’s award-winning manga, the Your Lie in April anime series premiered in 2014 with animation production by A-1 Pictures. Directed by Kyōhei Ishiguro with series composition and screenplay by Takao Yoshioka, the series features music by composer Masaru Yokoyama and character design by Yukiko Aikei.

Your Lie in April captures an uplifting tale of youth, music, and romance centered around piano prodigy, Kousei Arima, and violinist, Kaori Miyazono, voiced by Natsuki Hanae and Risa Taneda in the Japanese cast, and Erica Lindbeck and Max Mittleman starring in the English cast, under the direction of ADR Script Writer and English Voice Director Patrick Seitz.

The Your Lie in April Complete Blu-ray Set is now accepting pre-orders at online retailer Right Stuf Anime (https://www.rightstufanime.com).

Your Lie in April Complete Blu-ray Set includes:

Disc Specs

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen
Episodes: 22
Number of Disc: 6
Total Run Time: Approx. 500 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content:

  • Textless Openings
  • Textless Endings
  • Audio Commentary by English Cast and Director (Ep.1 and 22)
  • English Bloopers
  • English Trailer

Bonus Materials & Package:

  • Box Illustration by Yukiko Aikei (Character Design)
  • 13 Collectible Illustration Cards

Product number and UPC bar code:

Title
Your Lie in April
Complete Blu-ray Set

Street Date 12/22/2020
SKU #AOA-6803
UPC 816546023683
SRP $124.98
Store Price $99.98

Retailer Link: https://www.rightstufanime.com/Your-Lie-in-April-Complete-Box-Set-Blu-ray

Aniplex of America Announces Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note Complete Blu-ray Box Set

Aniplex of America has announced that the Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note anime series is coming to home video as a Complete Blu-ray Box Set. This set features all 14 episodes with both Japanese and English audio, housed in a special package illustrated by Character Designer Jun Nakai. along with a myriad of bonus content including textless opening and ending, PV collections, web previews, as well as an exclusive special booklet.

The box set includes a brand new English dub featuring Lucien Dodge as Lord El-Melloi II and Kayli Mills as Lord El Melloi II’s dependable apprentice, Gray. Allegra Clark joins the cast as Reines El-Melloi Archisorte, alongside Greg Chun as the Mystic Code, Add. Christian La Monte serves as English ADR Director for the series with Erica Mendez as the ADR Script Writer.

Based on the “Rail Zeppelin” arc from Makoto Sanda’s novels, Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note is produced by TROYCA and directed by Makoto Katō with character design by Jun Nakai. Ei Aoki served as supervisor for the series, which also features music by Yuki Kajiura.

The Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note Complete Blu-ray Set is currently accepting pre-orders on online retailer Right Stuf Anime (https://www.rightstufanime.com).

[Disc Specs]

Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Subtitles: English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen 1920x1080p
Episodes: 14 Episodes (#00-13)
Number of Disc: 3 Discs
Total Run Time: approx. 330 min.
Rating: 13 UP

[Bonus Contents]

  • Textless Opening & Ending
  • PV Collections
  • Web Previews

* Bonus content subject to change.

[Bonus Materials & Package]

  • Special Booklet
  • Package cover art illustrated by Jun Nakai (Character Design)

* Bonus materials and package subject to change

Product number and UPC bar code:

Title: Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files {Rail Zepellin} Grace note Complete Blu-ray Box Set
Street Date: 12/15/2020
SKU #: AOA-14401
UPC: 816546023621
SRP: $174.98
Store Price: $139.98

Aniplex of America to Release Persona 5 the Animation Complete Set on Blu-ray Disc

Aniplex of America announced at the digital Aniplex Online Fest event that it will release Persona 5 the Animation on Blu-ray Disc as a “Complete Blu-ray Set” on September 29, 2020.

The English dub of the anime series will debut in the Blu-ray Disc set, with the following cast, reprising their roles from the game:

  • Xander Mobus is Ren Amamiya
  • Max Mittelman is Ryuji Sakamoto
  • Erika Harlacher is Ann Takamaki
  • Cassandra Lee Morris is Morgana
  • Matt Mercer is Yusuke Kitagawa
  • Cherami Leigh is Makoto Niijima
  • Erica Lindbeck is Futaba Sakura
  • Xanthe Huynh is Haru Okumura
  • Robbie Daymond is Goro Akechi

The Persona 5 the Animation‘s “Complete Blu-ray Set” will include six discs with 26 episodes of the anime series as well as two anime specials Persona 5 the Animation: Dark Sun and Persona 5 the Animation: Stars and Ours. Extras include an illustration card set, commercials, trailers, and textless versions of the series’ opening and ending sequences.

Source: ANN

Aniplex Online Fest Announces Programming Schedule and Special Guests

Aniplex Online Fest is excited to announce the programming schedule and special guests planned for the special two-day online event kicking off July 4th weekend on YouTube. Featuring a diverse array of online content including talk shows with the staff and cast from popular Aniplex shows as well as past live shows from musical artists, Aniplex Online Fest has added special appearances from Masayuki Suzuki, SixTONES, and Cö shu Nie, plus the official Aniplex Online Fest shop, which will feature merchandise from various shows, the Aniplex Online Fest T-shirt and more.

ABOUT ANIPLEX ONLINE FEST
Event Name: Aniplex Online Fest
Date: July 4, 2020 at 9:30 AM (PDT) – July 5, 2020 at 11:00 pm (PDT)
Organizer: Aniplex Inc.
Co-sponsored by: Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
Streaming: YouTube
Website: http://Aniplex-online-fest.com

July 4, 2020 (Saturday)

9:30 AM (PDT) – Opening Talk

10:00 AM (PDT)
Sword Art Online: Alicization War of Underworld -THE LAST SEASON- Online Panel
SPECIAL GUESTS: Manabu Ono, Ai Kayano, MC: Tenshin Mukai
©2017 REKI KAWAHARA/KADOKAWA CORPORATION AMW/SAO-A Project

11:00 AM (PDT)
Sword Art Online 10th Anniversary Special Program Composer Yuki Kajiura and Music for SAO
SPECIAL GUESTS: Yuki Kajiura, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Narration) and more
©2017 REKI KAWAHARA/KADOKAWA CORPORATION AMW/SAO-A Project

12:00 PM (PDT)
Magia Record: Puella Magia Madoka Magica Side Story – Magical Talk
SPECIAL GUESTS: Momo Asakura, Emiri Katō, Yūsuke Toyama (Aniplex), MC: Tatsuya Ishikawa (Aniplex)
©Magica Quartet/Aniplex, Magia Record Anime Partners

1:00 PM (PDT)
Songs and Messages from Artists Volume 1
FEATURED ARTISTS: 22/7, ClariS, halca, Masayuki Suzuki, ReoNa, TrySail

2:00 PM (PDT)
Warlords of Sigrdrifa Online Panel
SPECIAL GUESTS: Tappei Nagatsuki, Takaaki Suzuki, Manabu Jingūji (Aniplex), MC: Hisanori Yoshida
©戦翼倶楽部/909整備補給隊

3:00 PM (PDT)
How to Make Figures
SPECIAL GUESTS: Noriko Shitaya, Tsuyoshi Oda (STRONGER), Noboru Kasahara (Aniplex), Takahiro Kato (Aniplex), Kōsuke Sakai (Aniplex), MC: Tenshin Mukai

4:00 PM (PDT)
Aniplex of America Industry Panel
HOSTED BY: Anthony Foronda (Aniplex of America), Rose Iwai (Aniplex of America)

5:00 PM (PDT)
ANIPLEX .EXE presents ATRI & Adabana Odd Tales Special Panel
SPECIAL GUESTS: Hikaru Akao, Wataru Katōh, MC: Hiroki Shimada (Aniplex)
©Aniplex Inc. All rights reserved.

6:00 PM (PDT)
SUPER HXEROS -“H”EROES SAVE THE WORLD
SPECIAL GUESTS: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Sayuri Yahagi, Yūki Kuwahara, MC: Takuya Hoshino
©Ryōma Kitada/SHUEISHA, SUPER HXEROS Project

7:00 PM (PDT)
Kaguya-sama: Love is War? Special Panel
SPECIAL GUESTS: Aoi Koga, Konomi Kohara
©Aka Akasaka/SHUEISHA, PROJECT KAGUYA

8:00 PM (PDT)
A-1 Pictures Special Talk Show
SPECIAL GUESTS: Atsushi Kaneko (A-1 Pictures), Naoki Suda (A-1 Pictures), MC: Sally Amaki

9:00 PM (PDT)
The Millionaire Detective -Balance:UNMISSABLE
SPECIAL GUESTS: Yūsuke Ōnuki, Mamoru Miyano, Taku Matsuo (Producer) MC: Takeshi Washizaki, FEATURING: SixTONES
©Yasutaka Tsutsui,Shinchosha/Tomohiko Ito,Kambe Conglomerate

10:00 PM (PDT)
Sphere Special Online Talk Show -live stream-
SPECIAL GUESTS: Sphere (Minako Kotobuki, Ayahi Takagaki, Haruka Tomatsu, Aki Toyosaki)

10:45 PM
DJ Kazu – Aniplex All Time Best Mix Day 1
SPECIAL GUEST: DJ Kazu

11:00 PM (PDT) Ending Talk

1:30 PM (PDT)
Aniplex of America 15th Anniversary Anime Marathon

July 5, 2020 (Sunday)

9:30 AM (PDT) – Opening Talk

10:00 AM (PDT)
The irregular at magic high school: Visitor Arc Special Panel
SPECIAL GUESTS: Yūichi Nakamura, Saori Hayami
©2019 Tsutomu Sato/KADOKAWA CORPORATION/MAGIC HIGH SCHOOL 2 COMMITTEE

11:00 AM (PDT)
Fate Anime Project Online Gathering
SPECIAL GUESTS: Ayako Kawasumi, Noriko Shitaya, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Satoshi Tsuruoka, MC: Toshiyuki Kanazawa (Aniplex)
©TYPE-MOON, ufotable, FSNPC ©TYPE-MOON / FGO7 ANIME PROJECT ©TYPE-MOON / FGO6 ANIME PROJECT ©TAa, KADOKAWA, TYPE-MOON / Today’s Menu for Emiya Family committee

12:00 PM (PDT)
New Worldwide Contents by Sony Music Labels & by YouTube Music Channel
Tokyo LosT Tracks -Sakura Chill-, WACAVA Project, THE FIRST TAKE

1:00 PM (PDT)
How to Produce Anime
SPECIAL GUESTS: Shizuka Kurosaki (Aniplex), Masami Niwa (Aniplex), Atsushi Kaneko (A-1 Pictures), Toshikazu Tsuji (CloverWorks), MC: Hisanori Yoshida

2:00 PM (PDT)
The Promised Neverland Online Panel
SPECIAL GUESTS: Sumire Morohoshi, Maaya Uchida, Mariya Ise, Kenta Suzuki (Aniplex), MC: Tenshin Mukai
©KAIU SHIRAI,POSUKA DEMIZU/SHUEISHA,THE PROMISED NEVERLAND COMMITTEE

3:00 PM (PDT)
Talking and Drawing with CloverWorks
SPECIAL GUESTS: Satomi Tamura, Kazuya Kita (CloverWorks), Akira Shimizu (CloverWorks), MC: Kumiko Honma (Aniplex)

4:00 PM (PDT)
Hiroyuki Sawano Talk Show featuring Aniplex’s Anime Music
SPECIAL GUESTS: Hiroyuki Sawano, MC: Yuki Ayami

5:00 PM (PDT)
The Day I Became a God – Beginning of the Story
SPECIAL GUESTS: Ayane Sakura, Atsushi Uehara (Aniplex), MC: Tenshin Mukai
©VISUAL ARTS / Key / 「神様になった日」Project

6:00 PM (PDT)
The Misfit of Demon King Academy Opening Ceremony
SPECIAL GUESTS: Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Tomori Kusunoki, Yūko Natsuyoshi, MC: Nobuhiro Nakayama (Aniplex)
©2019 Shu/KADOKAWA CORPORATION/Demon King Academy

7:00 PM (PDT)
Cells at Work! World Station
SPECIAL GUESTS: Kana Hanazawa, Tomoaki Maeno, MC: Yuma Takahashi (Aniplex)
©Akane Shimizu / KODANSHA, Aniplex, davidproduction

8:00 PM (PDT)
Anisong Tea Party with the Songwriters: International Edition
SPECIAL GUESTS: Satoru Kosaki, MAYUKO, Sally Amaki, MC: Masaharu Yamanouchi (Aniplex)

8:45 PM (PDT)
DJ Kazu Aniplex All Time Best Mix Day 2
SPECIAL GUEST: DJ Kazu

9:15 PM (PDT)
Songs and Messages from Artists Volume 2
FEATURED ARTISTS: ASCA, Cö shu Nie, Eir Aoi, LiSA, Mashiro Ayano

10:00 PM (PDT)
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Overseas Trip
SPECIAL GUESTS: Natsuki Hanae, Hiro Shimono
©Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable

OPENING & ENDING TALK
MC: Sally Amaki
One of the members of the Japanese digital idol group 22/7 (Nanabun no Nijyūni), which features 11 voice actresses. Sally was born in Los Angeles.
“I’m a little nervous since this my first-time as an emcee but I will give it my all!

FunimationCon 2020 Announces Partner Panels with Aniplex of America, Right Stuf, and VIZ Media

FUNimation continues to add panels and events to delight and entertain fans at its upcoming FunimationCon 2020 on July 3-4, 2020. The company announced panels with Aniplex of America, Right Stuf, and VIZ Media programmed by our partners. FUNimation also announced it is hosting an Industry Announcements Panel chocked full of exciting FUNimation news. Don’t miss this opportunity to be among the first to hear about new programming, releases, and much more. FUNimation also unveiled new products and merchandise that will be available in the shop, including three exclusive items available in celebration of FunimationCon 2020. The newly announced panels and events join a growing line-up of exciting programming for fans at FunimationCon 2020.

ANIPLEX OF AMERICA
The Aniplex of America Living Room Sessions – Join your favorite Aniplex of America team members Rose and Anthony as they introduce you to a wide variety of shows now on FUNimation. From classics to hidden gems, this fun and informative panel introduces you to your next favorite anime or to a show you haven’t thought about in ages.

VIZ MEDIA HOSTED PANEL
Shonen Jump Virtual Panel – Host Urian Brown and SJ Editor Alexis Kirsch will be taking deep dives into Shonen Jump monster hits like Black Clover, One Piece, and more. Plus, interviews and games with My Hero Academia voice actors Justin Briner (Deku) and Christopher Sabat (All Might).

RIGHT STUF PANEL
Right Stuf Anime Industry Panel – Right Stuf Anime turns 33 this year and you’re invited to the party. Find out about the latest Right Stuf Anime store exclusives, our Nozomi Entertainment titles available on FUNimation, and upcoming Gundam New Release Announcements. Plus, enter to win a gift card to RightStufAnime.com.

FUNimation is adding new merchandise and home video products in the FUNimation Shop to celebrate FunimationCon. Home video releases include Fire Force (Season 1 Part 1), One Piece (Season 10 Voyage 1), Attack on Titan (Season 3 Part 2 Limited Edition), Fruits Basket 2019 (Season 1 Part 1 Limited Edition), Fruits Basket 2019 (Season 1 Part 2 Limited Edition), and My Hero Academia (Season 4 Part 1), among other titles.

Merchandise available in the Funimation Shop includes several exclusive items:

  • Fire Force Prints and Postcards ($10.00 – $20.00)
  • Dragon Ball White/Gold XL Shenron FiGPiN (Pre-order) ($25.00)
  • My Hero Academia Got Quirks? Apparel ($24.99 – $49.99)
  • FunimationCon 2020 Prints and Postcards ($10.00 – $20.00)
  • And more

FunimationCon 2020 is available for free to fans in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Registration is now open so head over to FunimationCon 2020 (www.FunimationCon.com) to secure your spot and receive updates on new events added to the line-up.

Aniplex Online Fest to Stream July 4th Weekend Hosted by Sally Amaki

Aniplex of America is thrilled to announce the first ever Aniplex Online Fest streaming July 4–5, 2020 on YouTube with Sally Amaki of 22/7 (nanabun no nijyuuni) serving as the emcee for the English version of the special two-day event. The exclusive online event will feature a wide variety of programming featuring staff and cast from many of Aniplex’s hit shows, such as Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, The Promised Neverland, Cells at Work!, Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld, Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story, Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia, Kaguya-sama: Love is War?, films Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] The Movie III. spring song, as well as the upcoming Fate/Grand Order The Movie Divine Realm of the Round Table: Camelot, and more.

Viewers can also look forward to special appearances and past live performances from many notable music artists, including 22/7 (Nanabun no Nijyūni), ASCA, ClariS, Eir Aoi, halca, Mashiro Ayano, ReoNa, TrySail, and LiSA.

For more information on the Aniplex Online Fest, visit: http://Aniplex-online-fest.com

Aniplex of America to Release Complete Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works Anime Blu-ray Disc Box Set

Aniplex of America has announced that it will release a complete Blu-ray Disc box set for the Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works television anime on July 14, 2020. The set will include all 26 episodes from the anime’s first and second seasons and the “sunny day” original video anime (OVA).

The release will include eight Blu-ray Discs. Bonus content will include package illustrations by original character designer Takashi Takeuchi and a mini-booklet.

The Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works television anime follows the original game’s “Unlimited Blade Works” route. Crunchyroll and Hulu simulcast the first season in English-speaking territories as it aired in Japan. Aniplex of America simulcast the second season on the Aniplex Channel, Crunchyroll, Hulu, and Daisuki services as it aired in Japan.

Source: ANN

Aniplex of America to Release Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime on Blu-ray Disc

Aniplex of America has announced that it will release the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba television anime series on Blu-ray Disc with both standard and limited editions.

The company will ship the first limited-edition Blu-ray Disc volume, which will include the first 13 episodes, on June 30, 2020. The second limited-edition volume, which will include episodes 14-26, will ship on November 24, 2020. Aniplex of America is partnering with FUNimation to distribute the anime’s standard-edition Blu-ray Discs. The first and second standard-edition volumes will ship in September 2020 and January 2021, respectively.

Both limited-edition Blu-ray Disc volumes will include a soundtrack CD, illustration card set, booklet featuring character art and scene designs with staff comments, box with cover art, and package illustrations by character designer Akira Matsushima.

Source: ANN

Aniplex of America to Release the Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl Film on Blu-ray Disc in June 2020

Aniplex of America has announced that it will release the Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl (Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume wo Minai) anime film on Blu-ray Disc in North America on June 30, 2020.

The release will feature packaging with exclusive art and bundle a special booklet with character reference guides, scene design materials, and storyboard art.

Aniplex of America and Funimation Films screened the anime in the United States on October 2 and 3, 2019. and in Canada on October 4 and 5, 2019. Aniplex of America screened the United States premiere of the film at Anime Expo on July 7, 2019.

Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl opened in Japan on June 15, 2019.

Source: ANN