Marvel Anime Gets USA Launch Dates

Marvel Anime‘s Iron Man and Wolverine will be premiering in G4TV in the United States on July 29th, this means on July 29th  at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT (4 a.m. London Time) will be the Marvel Anime hour (with Iron Man at 11pm, followed by Wolverine at 11:30pm). There is no news on how and where these series will be available in the UK but hopefully fans in the UK will not have to wait long to see them in their newly English language dubbed forms.

The synopsis of the two shows is as follows:

Iron ManIron Man, features Adrian Pasdar (Heroes, Castle, Profit) as the voice for Tony Stark,  who in an effort to make amends for his past in weapons manufacturing, has dedicated himself to building the world up rather than tearing it down. Travelling to Japan to build a new arc reactor that will deliver unlimited free energy to the Japanese people, Stark is challenged by the Japanese government and the media when he attempts to import the necessary nuclear priming device. When the nuclear reactor is repeatedly attacked by the mysterious Zodiac consortium, Stark must gather his allies to take on Zodiac and its mastermind.

Wolverine Anime

Next up is Wolverine, which features Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes, Gilmore Girls, Rocky Balboa) as the voice of  Wolverine. Based on the popular graphic novel by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller, the series begins when Mariko, the love of Logan’s life, is forced back to Japan by her crime-lord father, Shingen. Logan vows to get her back at any cost. He is plunged into a chaotic world of corruption and violence, forcing him to team up with young assassin, Yukio, to battle their way through the Japanese criminal underworld.

What do you think of the idea of Marvel allowing Anime creators to give their interpretations of Marvels heroes? Who would you like to see given the anime treatment? Add your thoughts and comments below!

Source: Anime News Network

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