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New UK anime distributor Animatsu Entertainment launches

New UK anime distributor Animatsu Entertainment launches
Animatsu Entertainment has launched today, a new specialist UK distribution and production company, focusing on Japanese anime films and TV series. Plus they already have anime titles confirmed and more on the way. Led by Jerome Mazandarani as COO and Andrew Hewson as Marketing Manager, they were both two key players behind the last ten years of success at Manga Entertainment. They are now bringing that experience with them to Animatsu. “Animatsu... 

Doughnut loving Legendary Hoopa is the star of upcoming Pokémon film

Doughnut loving Legendary Hoopa is the star of upcoming Pokémon film
With the anticipated 2015 Pokémon film on the way, Nintendo has officially unveiled the Legendary Hoopa. While details on Hoopa were previously leaked last month, it has been revealed that the doughnut-loving Pokémon will appear as the main star in the new film. Shogakukan’s Coro Coro Comic magazine also announced in its February issue that the title of the film will be “Ring no Chomajin Hoopa”, translating to “The Ring... 

Teaser for new Ghost in the Shell animated movie

Teaser for new Ghost in the Shell animated movie
A teaser has emerged for a new animated Ghost in the Shell feature film from Production I.G. Commemorating 25 years of Masamune Shirow manga, the film is set to be released in Japan later this summer. The teaser is but a mere 30 seconds, with no dialogue and no plot elements. However, given the talent involved there is speculation that it could be a continuation of the Arise series. The official site explains that secrets behind Public Security Section... 

Evangelion 3.33 UK Release Indefinitely Postponed

Evangelion 3.33 UK Release Indefinitely Postponed
Back in July, MCM Buzz reported that the hotly anticipated UK release of anime series Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo had been unexpectedly delayed until February this year. At the time, the announcement caused some frustration amongst fans, sparking a Twitter conversation that parodied the series’ title in various ways. Nevertheless, the tweets were largely light-hearted, suggesting a feeling that the eventual release would be worth the... 

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Movie

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Movie
Whether taking their inspiration from MMORPGs such as World of Warcraft, or comic hall of famers like Batman and Superman, adaptations seem to be what’s “in” at the movies right now. One property we’ve been hearing whispers about for some time is finally headed for the big screen, with Dreamworks having cast Scarlett Johansson in their upcoming adaptation of Japanese classic cult anime Ghost in the Shell. Set in the year 2029, Ghost... 

MCM Comic Con 2014: Our Favourite Moments

MCM Comic Con 2014: Our Favourite Moments
With another year of MCM Comic Con events now over and the tickets for the first event of the 2015 season, MCM Midlands Comic Con on sale, we decided to look back over some of our personal highlights from this year’s conventions that some people may not have even been aware even took place. Happy Birthday to you! Throughout the year many people celebrate their birthdays at MCM Comic Con events, but October’s MCM London Comic Con saw... 

Sailor Moon Crystal Black Moon Arc trailer features Chibiusa and Sailor Pluto

Sailor Moon Crystal Black Moon Arc trailer features Chibiusa and Sailor Pluto
The official YouTube channel for Sailor Moon has uploaded a new trailer for the Black Moon Arc of Sailor Moon Crystal. Referred to as the ‘second phase’, it has the Sailor Scouts taking on the Black Moon Clan. Though the Black Moon Clan are not featured in the new trailer, we do see Chibiusa (Sailor Chibi Moon) make her grand entrance by falling from the sky, only to then point a gun at Usagi and demanding her to hand over the Silver Imperial... 

Could Assassination Classroom be the next big anime of 2015?

Could Assassination Classroom be the next big anime of 2015?
Guns, tentacles, students tasked with killing their teacher… could Assassination Classroom have all the ingredients to becoming the next big anime of 2015? With a live action film and video game on the way, it could be a popular franchise in the making. From animation studio Lerche and director Seiji Kishi, Assassination Classroom will be broadcast on Fuji TV in Japan from 9 January 2015, with FUNimation revealing that they will be streaming the... 

One Piece Music Symphony to take place in London February 2015

One Piece Music Symphony to take place in London February 2015
One Piece is coming to London in the form of a music symphony in February 2015. Taking place at Cadogan Hall in London on 7 February 2015, at 8PM, the symphony will feature the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra playing the best selections from the One Piece anime TV series and movies. The two-hour concert will allow fans to experience the best moments from the adventures of Luffy and his crew via the beautiful music performed by Kohei Tanaka,... 

What if Disney made Attack on Titan?

What if Disney made Attack on Titan?
Recently the phenomenon that is Attack on Titan did a crossover with Marvel Comics and featured such characters as the Guardians of The Galaxy in the process, which got us here at MCM Buzz thinking. What would happen if Disney (who of course own Marvel) took it one step further and made a spoof version of the popular anime series featuring their own beloved characters? With this in mind, myself and our talented artist Claire Courtney collaborated... 
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