Anime News: Boruto The Movie, New Speed Racer Series & More!

Boruto- The Movie: For all you who don’t know, Boruto is the son of the 7th Hokage Naruto who completely rejects his father. Behind this, he has feelings of wanting to surpass Naruto, who is respected as a hero due to defeating Pain and Kaguya. He ends up meeting his father’s friend Sasuke, and requests to become… his apprentice!? The curtain rises on the story of the new generation!
The film will open in Japanese theaters on August 7, and tickets will go on sale on June 27. Dates for United States release has not been announced yet.

New Speed Racer Series Incoming!: The global art licensing magazine Total Licensing reported in its summer issue that Tatsunoko Production is in the works of a new Speed Racer (Mach Go Go Go) series with a “modern audience” in mind.

In addition, the company is planning a new licensing program to reintroduce the property. The magazine also states that high definition episodes will be available for the first time. This is awesome news for anyone who grew up on Speed racer in the early 90’s!


New Lupin III Series Incoming: The first full-fledged television anime to star the legendary thief character in three decades, has unveiled a new character! Rebecca Rossellini is a business owner with beauty to match even Lupin III’s mainstay heroine, Fujiko Mine. In the first episode of the new series, an invitation to Lupin and Rebecca’s wedding, addressed to Inspector Zenigata, arrives. Fujiko, Daisuke Jigen, Goemon Ishikawa gather at the ceremony.003_size6

The new series will be the first full-fledged Lupin III television anime series to star the legendary thief character since 1984-85’s Lupin III: Part III ended three decades ago. (Sayo Yamamoto and TMS Entertainment made the Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine television anime spinoff in 2012.)

Composer For Dragon Ball Super Announced: Norihito Sumitomo, the same person who composed Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of Gods, and Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection Of ‘F’ has announced he will be composing the new series Dragon Ball Super. Norihito also composed parts of the Majin Buu Saga in Dragon Ball Kai so don’t be surprised if some of that work transfers over to the new series.kzozser

Check out this awesome trailer for the upcoming film The Boy & The Beast

About Ashtin D'Motta (137 Articles)
Anime/ manga lover since '97. #Nerdswag writer

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