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Heaven’s Feel Movie Premiere Q&A Transcript stars

On November 3, Aniplex held the North American premiere for the highly anticipated film, Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] THE MOVIE I. presage flower. After the film, a brief Q&A interview was held with Director Tomonori Sudo, Associate Producer Yuma Takahashi, and making her first American appearance, the voice of Sakura Matou, Noriko Shitaya. For a transcript, please see below.

LA-AFF No Game No Life: Zero stars

2017 commemorates the 100th anniversary of anime and what better way to celebrate this major occasion than with Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF). This event took place on September 15-17 at the Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center in downtown Los Angeles and screened a wide array of anime films.

Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action Movie World Premiere at Anime Expo 2017 stars

On July 3, 2017, Funimation hosted the world premiere of the live action movie, Tokyo Ghoul, from the hit manga at Anime Expo. Special guest appearances included lead actor Masataka Kubota who plays the role of Ken Kaneki, Director Kentarou Hagiwara, and Producer Tomohiro Nagae. The movie is set to release in Japanese theaters on July 29th, but Anime Expo fans had the exclusive chance to watch the movie before anyone else around the world.

Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc Prologue Anime World Premiere at Anime Expo 2017 stars

Glad tidings from Anime Expo as a new Cardcaptor series is on its way. Morio Asaka is returning to direct the anime iteration of Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card. Kodansha is bringing the manga to the US, and, while it’s been almost 20 years, the enthusiasm of the fandom has not waned. The OVA deviates from the end of the second Cardcaptor movie in a major way. Sakura’s confession to Syaoran was retconned into nothing, yet hope remains. Touya and Yukito are very much together, and Eriol and Kaho are preparing to head back to England hand in hand. Syaoran gets a call from his mom telling him to return to Hong Kong. Before going back however, Syaoran makes a valiant confession to Sakura who is at a loss to respond.

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Live Action Panel at Anime Expo 2017 stars

This year, the highly popular series Fullmetal Alchemist will be celebrating the 16th anniversary of its original manga release which has gone on to sell over 67 million copies worldwide since its inception. Since then, Fullmetal Alchemist has been adapted into a televised anime series, video game, a theatrical animated film, and an upcoming live action film this December. To celebrate the upcoming release director Fumihiko Sori, and actor Ryosuke Yamada, who plays the leading role as Edward Elric, made a special appearance at this year’s Anime Expo in Los Angeles as part of  the "Hagaren World Bullet Tour."

Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale US Premiere stars

The US premiere for the Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale was held on March 1st, 2017 at the Grauman’s Egyptian theater in Hollywood California. There was a red carpet event before the movie premiere to which Reki Kawahara (Author of Sword Art Online), abec (Original Illustrator of Sword Art Online Light Novel), Tomohiko Ito (Director of SAO anime/movie), Shingo Adachi (Chief Character Designer of SAO anime series), Kazuma Miki (Editor), and Shinichiro Kashiwada (Aniplex Producer) along with the English voice cast attended. Fans were able to take pictures of the guests and also had a chance to buy exclusive merchandise from the Aniplex store. For the premiere, Aniplex invited cosplayers to dress up as the favorite SAO characters. We found out that work on the English dubbed version of Ordinal Scale is currently underway and Aniplex is planning to have it released on DVD soon. In addition, the complete season 1 blu-ray box set will be available from Aniplex as well, so make sure to add that to your to-buy list! The-O network Online along with several other media outlets got the opportunity to attend a press conference with the production cast before the premiere. Check out the entire Q&A right here first!

Code Geass Season 3 Promo Video Leaked stars

On November 27, 2016, Sunrise held an event for the highly popular anime series Code Geass detailing their 10th anniversary plans. This includes a three part movie retelling the original series beginning in January 2017 and a continuation of the series titled Code Geass Lelouch of the Resurrection that puts the question to rest if the protagonist survived or not. As of a couple days ago, it appears a fan released a recording of the scenes that shows new footage from the new sequel.

Attack on Titan Season 2 Trailer and Air Date! stars

Announced originally in July 2016, a trailer for the second season of the highly popular anime adaptation of Attack on Titan by WIT Studio has been released!
It was revealed earlier this month in the 21st volume of the manga that the anime would air in April 2017. Check out the trailer now!

Don't forget to also check out our previous video interview with some of the production staff of Attack of Titan!

Wake Up to Emilia and Rem from Re:Zero stars

Why wake up to a boring alarm clock when you can now wakeup to the voices of (your possible ‘waifu’) Emilia and Rem from the hit series, Re:Zero! The app features over 90 recordings allowing users to customize their morning wakeup greeting. Unfortunately unlike the Asuna app, the images are static but features over 30 character images. 

Currently the app is only available in Japan for Android and iOS for 720 yen.
http://re-zero-app.jp/