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Even though it's one of the biggest weekends of the year for toy manufacturers and retailers alike, one absence from the floor at Toy Fair New York 2019 is palpable. According to some of those at the show, vendors have been prohibited from displaying any of the toys they've created for Avengers: Endgame.Toy tracking blog ... [...]
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The release date for Coming to America 2 was released earlier this week and it seems like the long-awaited sequel may be looking ahead to starting production sooner than you think.Noted in recent report in Production Weekly, Coming to America 2 is looking at a Summer 2019 production start with that production taking place in ... [...]
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It's official: the Bumblebee movie is, in fact, a reboot of the Transformers film franchise.The announcement came at the New York Toy Fair 2019 on Saturday with Hasbro officially declaring the film as "a new storytelling universe" (via TFW2005).Released in December 2018, the film was presented as a spin-off/prequel film for the franchise of five ... [...]
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With the Walt Disney Company set to acquire 20th Century Fox and other assets, the year 2019 will be the end of an era in the long-running X-Men movie franchise. And though X-Men: Dark Phoenix is set to premiere this summer, there are still a lot of questions about the horror-inspired spinoff The New Mutants.And ... [...]
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Last month, it was announced that Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw wrapped production and the film's star is officially celebrating. Dwayne Johnson AKA The Rock took to Twitter and Instagram to celebrate the completion of the first ever Fast & Furious spin-off film.View this post on InstagramHOBBS & SHAW - that's a wrap. ... [...]
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Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Olsen! The actress best known to Marvel Cinematic Universe fans as Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff is officially 30! Fans have taken to Twitter to celebrate the actress' birthday, including Marvel!Happy birthday Elizabeth Olsen! No need to leave greetings below, just hold them in your mind and she'll know... pic.twitter.com/sVnLjm3bTj-- Marvel UK & Ireland ... [...]
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The Walking Dead star Seth Gilliam is open to the idea of the zombie outbreak being tied to the blue crystal meth manufactured by Heisenberg (Bryan Cranston) in Breaking Bad."I gotta check the timelines on that, let's see if the timelines work out," the Father Gabriel actor told Serieously when responding to fan theories."I don't ... [...]
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Today was a pretty good day if you happen to be a purveyor of Hasbro's Marvel Legends toys. The toymaker took to New York's Javits Center to unveil dozens of new figures they plan on releasing this year and believe it or not, they should have something from everyone.From Thor: Ragnarok's Korg (Taika Waititi) and ... [...]
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Between Spider-Cop and some scenes with Mary Jane and Miles Morales, PlayStation 4 exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man has quite a few comical moments.That said, originally, Insomniac Games was worried the game was actually not funny enough.Speaking at a DICE panel this week, Creative Director on the project, Bryan Intihar noted how he believes humor is fundamental ... [...]
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In the early meta of Apex Legends, the Peacekeeper has emerged as one of the most popular guns. And for good reason, with the right attachments and right player using it -- it's a force to be reckon with. And when you consider how common and easy it is to find, there's probably a high ... [...]
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It's here! The Crunchyroll Anime Awards are now live and streaming on Twitch! Join us for all the big moments as we reveal the fans' choices for everything from Best Anime of 2018 to Best Opening, Best Ending, and (most importantly) Best Boy and Best Girl. Can't follow the Twitch stream? Don't worry! We're listing all the winners as they're announced, so you can stay up-to-date on all the big wins! Keep an eye on this story for all the winners as they're announced! NOMINEES FOR BEST OPENING SEQUENCE "Fiction" by Sumika—Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku KISS OF DEATH by Mika [...]
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Even if you've made your way through the twists and turns of the Raccoon City Police Station in Resident Evil 2, Capcom has some more content for you to dig into this weekend. The survival horror remake's first free update, "The Ghost Survivors," is here with a trio of what if stories, and you can check out the launch trailer for a quick preview below. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjO6JFagZhc?rel=0] ------- Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. [...]
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The Winter 2019 simulcast line-up hasn't finished growing yet, because Crunchyroll is adding two more anime to their online streaming catalog: The Royal Tutor Movie and FINAL FANTASY XV: EPISODE ARDYN - PROLOGUE. The details for each new addition are as follows: FINAL FANTASY XV: EPISODE ARDYN – PROLOGUE Synopsis: FINAL FANTASY XV EPISODE ARDYN depicts the story of Ardyn Izunia, the main nemesis in FINAL FANTASY XV. The story of suffering, death, and resurrection leading up to the main story in FFXV. This animation reveals the story two millennia ago… Territories: Worldwide except Japan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar Launch details: [...]
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GKIDS and Fathom Events are once again joining forces for the third annual Studio Ghibli Fest, a series of limited theatrical screenings that celebrates the internationally beloved animated works of Studio Ghibli, and now the new schedule and line-up have been announced for 2019. The line-up for Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 includes: “Howl's Moving Castle: 15th Anniversary” – Sunday, April 7; Monday, April 8; and Wednesday, April 10. “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: 35th Anniversary” – Monday, May 20; Tuesday, May 21. “Whisper of the Heart” – Monday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 2. “Kiki's Delivery Service: 30th Anniversary” – [...]
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Japan has already revealed plenty of voice talent for the new Fruits Basket anime adaptation, which has an entirely fresh cast and staff tackling Natsuki Takaya's original manga. While that may be the case overseas, the English dub is bringing the classics back with the first voice cast reveal, which has Laura Bailey back in the role of Tohru Honda. Here's a large version of her Q&A if you can't read everything above. Funimation also announced Caitlin Glass as the series' ADR Director. Fruits Basket premieres this April, with Yoshihide Ibata (FLCL Progressive) directing, Taku Kishimoto (91 Days) handling [...]
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