Tokyo Ghoul manga is ending!

Announced at his Twitter and interview with Barnes and Noble, Viz manga editor Joel Enos announced that the manga Tokyo Ghoul, by Sui Ishida, will be ending. The manga’s last volume will be volume 14 and it is set to be released on August 15. You can read the interview in the hyperlink above as he mentions about his experience with working with Tokyo Ghoul in the English manga. He also mentioned he will also be working on the sequel manga Tokyo Ghoul: re and the manga is set to be released on October 17.

Joel Enos is the manga editor to the manga series Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul: re and both manga are owned by Viz.

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete review

Righstuf synopsis:

Final Fantasy VII Advent Children is a movie sequel to the original game.

Two years have passed since the events of Final Fantasy VII and the ruins of Midgar stand as a testament to the sacrifices made in order to bring peace. However, the world will soon face a new menace. A mysterious illness is spreading fast. Old enemies are astir. And Cloud, who walked away from the life of a hero to live in solitude, must step forward yet again…

(This review will have minor spoilers to the video game, but I won’t spoil the movie.)

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OWLS Blog Tour: FFVII Advent Children – Fight together as a family

Family means everything (or does it?) This month, we will be discussing the importance of family relationships in anime and pop culture. Family relationships include a child and his/her parents, sibling rivalries, adoptions, and etc. Some questions about family that we will be contemplating on include how one’s family shapes his or her identity? How do we define family? How does a broken household influence a person’s view on family? We will be exploring these questions and types of relationships in this blog tour—so enjoy!

(May contain spoilers from the video game but I will not be planning to spoil the entire movie)

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Anime/Manga News: Jack Skellington, Kenshin, Outlaw Star and Sword Art Online?!

The Nightmare Before Christmas manga sequel!

If you like Tim Burton’s movies, you may have remember the classic Disney animated movie The Nightmare Before Christmas. It’s been announced by manga company Tokyopop that they are planning to do a special manga sequel to the beloved 1993 movie. The sequel will be called the Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journey. The story will focus on the ghost dog Zero and the story is about him getting lost in Christmas Town and Jack must go and find him. The manga will be led by DJ Milky  (pseudonym for Stu Levy and founder of Tokyopop) and the art will be from Studio DICE, they also did the manga art of Beauty and the Beast. The manga will be out in Spring 2018 with two different formats: a black-in-white pocket sized volume and full color paperback formats.

Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc

Revealed in a September issue in Japan, the upcoming manga series Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc will begin in September 4th. The protagonist will star as Kenshin yet again and the manga arc will have 5 arcs.

Outlaw Star joins Toonami

Recently announced, Toonami will be ending the anime series Ghost of the Shell and replacing the slot is the classic anime series Outlaw Star. The anime will be joining Toonami in August 19th, 2:30 a.m.

Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale gets novel sequel in Japan copies!

Remember the movie Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale? Aniplex announced that in the Japanese Limited Edition DVD/Blu-Ray copies of the movie will have a novel that takes place 8 days later after the movie written by Reki Kawahara himself and character designer abec. The novel sequel is called Sword Art Online: Cordial Code. Here is the plot synopsis:

The sequel story is set eight days after the “Ordinal Scale” incident told in the film. Kirito finally decides to retire from Ordinal Scale, and when he starts initializing the data, he receives a new message from Yuna for her desktop mascot app. Kirito automatically tries to install it and to say good-by to the AR idol, but she says, “Kirito, help me.” with mysterious gestures. Is this just a gimmick of the app, or…? To find out the truth, Kirito goes to see a man.

Currently in Japan, the movie is set to be released in September 27th for home DVDs.

Friday Funny Episode 119: Woah… it’s Friday!

TGIF!

Thank God it’s Friday! Welcome back to another episode of TGIF Friday Funny! We finally made it to another new month of 2017 and it’s August. Even though it’s August, we are still in Summer over here. As much as you may or may not enjoy summer, some people has to go back to school this month. It’s time to say goodbye of your free time and use that time for school projects, socializing with friends and homework! Fret not however, if you are gamer like myself, check out some tidbit news. Joining the platforming world is everyone’s favorite Hedgehog is Sonic Mania, a game for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch, in which classic gamers will relieve the classics of Green Hill Zone or Chemical Plant in bright vibrant HD colors and new remix songs. Not much of a platformers but more of fighting, Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta game will be available for sign up on August 22nd. Mark your calendars if you wish to try out a 2.5 fighting style combat game and test out the mechanics. With the new month here, the OWLS are cooking up another exciting blog tour, stay tune to see who will be posting and what is the message!

With that out of the way, let get this started!

 

To help college and high school students out, here are some life lessons… from Sonic the Hedgehog!

Anime News: Pokemon movie in International Theaters! Sony and Funimation!

Pokemon

Announced yesterday, the Pokemon Company International announced that the 20th Anniversary movie Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You will be released in international theaters besides Japan. The movie will be in select theaters in November 5th and 6th. Here is the movie synopsis:

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is an origin story highlighting Ash and Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh. The iconic pair encounter familiar faces along the way, new characters including Trainers Verity and Sorrel, and even a mysterious new Mythical Pokémon, Marshadow. Challenges and epic Pokémon battles abound in this unique new story about the beginning of one of the most beloved friendships in popular culture.

Sony

Announced yesterday as well, Sony and Funimation both agreed to form a partnership and Sony will be buying a majority of Funimation Majority Stake. As of now, this new change has not affected the business of Funimation and it’s unknown what will happen in the future. Funimation has posted a FAQ section on the site in regards to the new change.

Final Fantasy XV DLC Review – Episode: Prompto

Game site synopsis:

It’s time for Prompto to take centre stage in his very own episode!

Become the cheerful gunslinger himself and experience a brand new storyline, wrapped in thrilling Third Person Shooter gameplay. Separated from the group in a harsh arctic environment, Prompto heads off to the place of his birth to uncover the truth of his mysterious origins…

(Warning: May contain spoilers if you have not completed past Chapter 12! It will also have some spoilers of the Episode but only a minimal.)

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Friday Funny 118: The gang is all here!

TGIF

Thank God it’s Friday! Welcome everyone for another grand Friday. To start off this post, I got some amazing news from San Diego Comic Con; instead of creating separate posts, I decided to compile them all here! If you were a 90’s kid like me, you probably remembered the Nickelodeon cartoons Hey Arnold! and Rocko’s Modern Life. Recently in the last weekend, Nick introduced a sneak preview of two upcoming movies for 2018. We are getting the long awaited movie Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie and we are getting reboot “modern” movie of Rocko’s Modern Life; each of the film will have returning characters and voices.

Next, we are also have trailers for upcoming movies this fall. Marvel released a new updated trailer for Thor: Ragnarok and DC released a trailer for Justice League.

Each of the films even released some new information on upcoming films. Marvel revealed that the upcoming Captain Marvel (2019) will take place in the 90s and it might have the enemy Skrulls (common foes of the Fantastic Four). DC will also be having solo films of Flash called Flashpoint, a Batman movie called The Batman and Aquaman and a sequel to Wonder Woman. Last but not least, Marvel released an image promo to the upcoming Avengers movie, Avengers: Infinity War.

Lastly, today is the movie The Emoji Movie. If you want to watch a movie about Emojis, go check it out.

Last conclude July with a bang!

To end this post, I will be sharing some songs in which shows what have I watched recently. I will also share some op songs from JoJo Bizarre Adventures Part 3 to bring hype for the English Dub which will premiere in Toonami!

(Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions)

(One Piece Film Gold)

Here is Stardust Crusaders!

It’s Over!

Dragon Ball FighterZ Closed Beta delayed!

Bandai Namco Entertainment and Arc System Works recently announced yesterday that the Beta for the upcoming Dragon Ball video game Dragon Ball FighterZ will be delayed. According to the FaceBook account, the company saw that people were anticipated to play the game and they decided to expand the enjoyment by delaying the sign ups by adding more availability for more players. The sign-up for the Beta was originally today but now it will be on August 22nd. The Beta game will begin on September 16-18.

So far, here are the playable characters:

  • Goku (Super Saiyan)
  • Vegeta (Super Saiyan)
  • Teen Gohan (Super Saiyan 2)
  • Future Trunks (Super Saiyan)
  • Frieza (Final Form, Gold Frieza)
  • Cell (Perfect)
  • Majin Buu (Fat)
  • Krillin
  • Piccolo