The 2013 J-POP Summit Festival has announced that it will launch the Japan Film Festival of San Francisco. This event will be taking place July 27-August 4, 2013.
The anime being screened during this festival includes:
- The U.S. premiere of Hunter x Hunter: Phantom Rouge on August 3, 2013
- The U.S. premiere of Naruto Shippuden: The Lost Tower on July 28, 2013
- The U.S. premiere of Resident Evil: Damnation on July 28, 2013
- The San Francisco premiere of Wolf Children on July 28, 2013
- An encore screening of Tiger & Bunny The Movie – The Beginning on August 2, 2013
FUNimation has announced the English dub cast for the Guilty Crown television anime series:
Austin Tindle is Shu Ouma
Micah Solusod is Gai Tsutsugami
John Swasey is Makoto Waltz Segai
Alexis Tipton is Inori Yuzuriha
Emily Neves is Ayase Shinomiya
Monica Rial is Tsugumi
David Trosko is Yahiro Samukawa
Corey Cleary-Stoner is Souta Tamadate
Charlie Campbell is Shuichiro Keido
Martha Harms is Haruka Ouma
Tia Ballard is Hare Menjou
Jarrod Greene is Argo Tsukishima
Joel McDonald is Daryl Yan
Caitlin Glass is Arisa Kuhouin
Leah Clark is Yu
J. Michael Tatum is Shibungi
Alexis Tipton is Mana Ouma
Apphia Yu is Kanon Kusama
Media Blasters has announced that the company has acquired the license for the Yami to Boshi Hon no Tabibito television anime series.
At this time, the company has not specified whether or not there will be an English dub for the series, or on what formats the series will be released on.
Viz Media announced during the company’s Anime Central panel that it has acquired the rights to the Accel World mini shorts, and will be dubbing the shorts with the same cast that was used for the television series.
The company also announced that it has become the master licensee for the K television anime series. The rights include domestic home video, television rights, online rights and distribution, and merchandising.
Viz Media’s Neon Alley service has announced that it will be premiering the English dub of Gintama: The Movie.
The film will debut on Neon Alley on June 2, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. EDT.
Sentai Filmworks announced during the company’s Anime Central panel that it has acquired the license to This Boy Caught a Merman.
The company also announced that it will be releasing the following titles on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in September 2013:
Golgo 13 Complete
Phi-Brain: Puzzle of God Season 2 Collection 1
Anime Expo has announced that it is hosting the U.S. premiere of the Blue Exorcist film. In addition, the film’s supervising animation director and character designer, Keigo Sasaki, will be attending Anime Expo as a Guest of Honor.
Anime Expo will be taking place July 4-7, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.