Naruto movie 2014 will premiere on December 6

News on Naruto movie 2014

narutomovie Naruto movie 2014 will premiere on December 6Titled tentatively ‘The Last’, the most recent Naruto movie has its author, Masashi Kishimoto in charge of the original story, the character designs, and as chief story supervisor.

This is very interesting as in the designs Naruto looks more adult, with his hair cut shorter and a very toned body.

The teaser trailer will be aired on July 31st so we will finally be able to see more details.

The movie is part of the “Naruto Shin Jidai Kaimaku Project” (Naruto‘s New Era Opening Project), which marks the manga’s 15th anniversary.

Wow, this sounds great, it’s very likely that we will see a second timeskip after the war?

There was a crazy rumor floating around that Naruto manga would end in October, but this was due to a mistranslation, it refers more to the end of the war or the end of this fight that has been going on for quite a while. If anything, my guess is that the manga could end next year, but only Kishimoto and Shueisha have the last word.

 

 

 

 

Is the anime industry dying? What’s really going on?

It’s fairly common to see this headline in most anime blogs and sites, but it’s not so much whether the anime industry is or will be in decay in the near future, but really about just talking about the state of the anime industry in general.

The past decade has seen great and classic series like Bleach, Naruto, Inuyasha, Death Note, D.Grayman, Code Geass, Soul Eater, Fairy Tail, Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece, Gintama, Haruhi Suzumiya, just to name a few mainstream, but there have been plenty of excellent manga stories that have gotten more exposition in anime form, such as the underrated Loveless, Shaman King, Gantz,  Elfen Lied, Hellsing, among many others.

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Curiously enough, in 2000, ten years ago, there was the same debacle whether the anime industry was done for good after Sailor Moon, Ranma 1/2, Saint Seiya, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Dragon Ball and Evangelion, but as you see, naysayers got proved wayyyyy wrong.

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Junko Takeuchi, Naruto’s Voice Actress, Will Attend San Diego Comic-Con 2014

Naruto   Shippuden DVD season 1 volume 1 Junko Takeuchi, Narutos Voice Actress,  Will Attend San Diego Comic Con 2014

Courtesy of ANN:

“Viz Media announced on Monday that Junko Takeuchi, the voice actress behind Naruto Uzamaki, will attend the Comic-Con International San Diego event.

Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution game producer Daisuke Koumoto will also be in attendance.

Takeuchi last appeared at Comic-Con in 2011 as part of the U.S. premiere of Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds. Besides voicing the popular ninja, Takeuchi’s other roles include Gon Freecss in the 1999 version of Hunter X Hunter, Takuya Kanbara in Digimon Frontier, Rin Natsuki/Cure Rouge in Yes! Precure 5, Mamoru Endou in Inazuma Eleven, and Red in Pocket Monsters: The Origin.

Takeuchi will be available for autographs and will attend Viz’s Shonen Jump panel.

Comic-Con International will be held at the San Diego Convention Center on July 24-27.”

It is also expected that a new Naruto Shippuden short film will premiere on Jump Anime Festa Special in November, but it’s not confirmed yet.

 

 

Jump Special Anime Festa list of short films announced

gintama jump anime festa special Jump Special Anime Festa list of short films announcedAmong this week’s exciting news, Shueisha has confirmed that this year’s Jump Special Anime Festa event will feature exclusive screenings of new short anime films from:

  • Assassination Classroom
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront
  • Gintama
  • Haikyu!!
  • Naruto Shippuden
  • and World Trigger (manga)

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Naruto Shippuden anime July 2014 schedule

So sorry for my long absense as I got too much absorbed in my daily job, but it seems I’m finally able to strike a balance.

For May and June the anime returned to semi-canon, filling with some backstory the lives of Kakashi, Yamato (we learn his true origins and name) and Obito.

However, for this month we get a full return to canon but with nothing less than the backstory of the Senju and the Uchiha, the hate and love relationship between Uchiha Madara and Senju Hashirama in an era where war was the only eternal answer to solve problems and hatred run amok equally among generations of ninja who saw themselves as mere tools.

 

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Episode 367 “Hashirama and Madara” (柱間とマダラ) July 3, 2014
Episode 368 “The Era of Warring States” (戦国時代) July 10, 2014
Episode 369 “My True Dream” (本当の夢) July 24, 2014
Episode 370 “Sasuke’s Answer” (サスケの答え) July 31, 2014

Based on this, Sasuke will finally make his decision to aid in the current war to destroy Konoha and pretty much everything altogether, or something else?

 

 

By the way, I’m amused at the amount of shonen-ai and yaoi fanarts around that precisely have Madara as the uke. Madara, uke, seriously?? o.o

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Football manga: Joachim Low = Klaus from Eroica with Love

As I watched the World Cup final, the Germany team struggled to win over the Argentinians, but ultimately imposed themselves with a las minute goal by newcomer Mario Goetze.

I’ve been watching coach Joachim Low managing this team since 2006, always serious, a concentrated, stern, undescribable expression, never letting down his guard, even with the infamous ‘picking his nose’ episode, and after that incredible victory over a weakened Brazil I couldn’t help but put two and two together over who he really is.

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o.o Yes, my friends, he just needs to overgrow his hair and we have Major Klaus von dem Eberbach in the flesh of the classic 1976 manga From Eroica with Love.

And of course his players are the Alphabets, no wonder they played so efficiently and won the World Cup

Or else Klose, Goetze, Lahm, Schweinsteiger and company would get sent to Alaska!

I really like his humble and discrete attitude, it’s like he doesn’t believe himself to be more than what he is, just like Klaus, who is not aware of how great he is or his attractiveness.

 

Love Stage anime promo previews 2 songs; it will premiere on July 9

This seems to be a great year for fujoshis with the upcoming anime adaptation of Love Stage! and Hybrid Child.

“Kadokawa began streaming the second promotional video for the television anime of Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou’s Love Stage!! boys-love manga on Friday, and it will premiere on July 9. The video features both the anime’s OP theme “LΦVEST” by SCREEN mode, and ED song “CLICK YOUR HEART!!” by Kazutomi Yamamoto.”

Kenichi Kasai (Bakuman) will be directing.

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Attack on Titan manga outselling One Piece in 2014!

According to Oricon’s latest sales chart for the first half of 2014, Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan manga sold 8,342,268 copies to rank #1 among comic series.

By doing so, it ended One Piece’s five-year reign (2009-2013) as the top-selling comic series in the same period. One Piece sold 4,936,855 copies at #2.

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The never-ending Goku vs Superman battle!

This is the magical and proverbial question that ties together the otakudom and the geekdom.

“Who would win in a fight, Goku or Superman?”

While the answer can be obvious in one way of another, it doesn’t matter if I’m writing out this article, what everyone cares for are the videos and tons of great artworks presenting scenarios of actual fights!

I think this flipbook animation video pretty much sums what we would want to see, just look at the size of the animator’s finger in relation to the actual notebook and that would be the trick to creating an EPIC Bleach anime quality battle yourself!

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