VIZ Media now in the movie business

With the success Viz Media has had with the Death Note, and Bleach movies this year in the states, they have taken the next step and formed a movie production company called Viz Prods. What this means is that we will no doubt start to see a lot of the...

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Maiko Haaaan!!!

Maiko Haaaan!!!

Maiko Haaaan!!! was released this past Tuesday by Viz Media. I watched it yesterday (Wednesday), but I hesitated writing a short review about it because I didn’t know how I felt about the movie. Maiko Haaaan!!! is a comedy about Kumihiko (Sadao Abe) who is your ordinary salaryman for a...

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65,000 watch Death Note in Theaters

This is such good news for anime and Japanese movies coming to U.S. theaters. 65,000 saw the new Death Note movie in American theaters. 20,000 pre-ordered tickets, while 40,000 bought them at the door. By contrast, last year’s Naruto: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow only saw 6,000 viewers...

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Buso Renkin

Buso Renkin

If you are a fan of Rorouni Kenshin, Viz Media is bringing a new series to the states inspired by the work of Nobuhiro Watsuki. Buso Renkin will be released on April 29th, and the 3 disk set will feature the first 13 episodes of 26 total. The collectors box...

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Bleach: Memories of Nobody in Theaters

Seems 2008 is the year Japanese films and anime are playing in the big theaters. First Viz announced the Death Note movie playing in theaters in May. Now they have just announced that the first Bleach movie, Memories of Nobody, will run in American theaters on June 11 and 12th,...

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