Anime News: Black Clover anime and Tokyo Ghoul live action film

Black Clover

Revealed in the 28th issue of the Japanese Weekly Shonen Jump, anime director Tatsuya Yoshihara (well-known for directing anime like Monster Musume and Yatterman Night) will  be directing Yūki Tabata’s manga series Black Clover. If you didn’t know about this series, Black Clover is also in the English Shonen Jump as well.

Here is synopsis in the first volume of the book:

Asta is a young boy who dreams of becoming the greatest mage in the kingdom. Only one problem-he can’t use any magic! Luckily for Asta, he receives the incredibly rare five-leaf clover grimoire that gives him the power of anti-magic. Can someone who can’t use magic really become the Wizard King? One thing’s for sure-Asta will never give up! Young Asta was born with no magic ability in a world where magic is everything. In order to prove his strength and keep a promise with his friend, Asta dreams of becoming the greatest mage in the land, the Wizard King!

Tokyo Ghoul

FUNimation is well known for licensing live-action films like the Rurouni Kenshin and Attack on Titan, and now today, they will be licensing the live-action adaptation to Tokyo Ghoul. They will be in charge of the English Subtitles as the movie will be in Japanese. The movie will have well-known live-actors such as from Death Note and even voice actors from One Piece. There are many people involved in the movie and it will be in the hyperlink. The movie is expected to be in theaters in July 29th in Japan.

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Anime News: Saint Seiya Live-Action Film and Lupin joins Toonami!

Saint Seiya

This may true or false or good or bad but here is what I saw this morning. According from Anime News Network and from Eiga.com, Masami Kurumada manga series Saint Seiya (or English known as Knights of the Zodiac) will become a Hollywood live-action film. Toei Animation and Chinese distribution company A Really Good Film Company (ARGF) will be co-producing the film. Director Tomasz Bagiński will be in charge of the film along with Kozo Morishita and Yoshiyuki Ikezawa as producer and executive producer.

The story is described in the series here:

The story follows Seiya, a mortal who has trained to earn the sacred cloth of Pegasus. He joins the Saints, a group of fighters who must defend the universe and the reincarnation of the goddess Athena.

Lupin the 3rd

Announced through Twitter and PRWEB.com, the anime series Lupin the 3rd: Part 4 will be joining Toonami on June 17th, 2017. The anime will be English Dubbed by Pioneer dub, the same team who previously did the Dub when Lupin the 3rd was in Adult Swim years ago.