- Viz Media have announced they will be releasing the Naruto Shippuden sequel movie Boruto The Movie- which takes place after the events of the manga and both K Project's movie spin-off Missing Kings and the second season Return of Kings. They will also be streaming the hotly-anticipated forthcoming anime adptation of the Shonen Jump USA hit One Punch Man from October, and releasing the series Death Note on Blu-ray.
- Sentai Filmworks surprised everyone by announcing they have aquired the sprawling (100+ episode) sci-fi epic Legend Of The Galactic Heroes. This series has been something of a holy grail for old-school anime fans for many years (Viz's publishing wing has also aquired the original novels). They will also be releasing both seasons of the dark Higurashi (When They Cry). They've also picked up the rights to a number of shows set to air this summer: Ushio and Tora, Gate, School-Live!, Wakaba Girl, To- Love-Ru Trouble Darkness 2nd, and Aoharu X Machinegun
- The sci-fi show Parasyte: The Maxim will air on Toonami from October.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Anime Expo Round-Up: Legend Of The Galactic Heroes, One Punch Man and More
Posted by Chris Perkins
Chris writes about movies, games, TV and other stuff you love, and has written for places including MyM magazine, Rant Gaming, KillStreakMedia and Anime UK News. He particularly specialises in the field of animation and spends far too much time watching cartoons for a grown up. He regrets nothing. Follow him at @misterchristor.