Sunday, November 25, 2012

After Hours Weekly News

Naruto Returns to Toonami

During this week, Jason Demarco (VP of Strategic Marketing &Promotions for Cartoon Network) announced that the first Naruto series will be airing on December 1 at 12:20 am. He also said that there were no plans to air Naruto Shippuden since Disney has the rights to that series. As of right now, Toonami has ten anime shows that it’s airing that are as follows:
  • Bleach
  • Naruto
  • Tenchi Muyo GXP
  • Thundercats
  • Samurai 7
  • Symbionic Titan
  • Eureka 7
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Inuyasha

Sunday, November 18, 2012

After Hours Weekly News

Victoria Secret Angel Model’s Outfit Very Similar to Evangelion Suit

About a few weeks ago, many Eva fans found out that a model had been wearing an outfit that looked unmistakably like Rei Ayanami’s plugsuit. Many people were confused by this because the movie was scheduled to be shown this week and many people were wondering if this was just a way to promote the movie, but this week Gainax announced that they weren't contacted by Victoria secret regarding the Evangelion outfit. They added that they only learned about the lookalike outfit through the internet and the (angry) fans talking about it. Gainax has yet to take any legal or official action regarding the outfit, but they didn’t seem too happy about the outfit. Victoria Secret has yet to make an official comment.

Monday, November 12, 2012

After Hours Weekly News

Nintendo starts preparing for its new consoles launch on November 18

Nintendo recently started showing off it's new Wii U in over 5,000 stores across the United States and has begun advertising it everywhere. At the booths, you will be able test out a fully functional Wii U and play games like Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, SiNG PARTY, ZombiU, and Rayman Legends. Some of the participating retailers are Target, Best Buy, GameStop, and Wal-Mart. Also, Nintendo decided to do an un-boxing video that features none other than Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

After Hours Weekly News

Mass Effect Movie toPlay in Six North American Theaters and Blood C Dub Cast Announced

FUNimation has announced that the new Mass Effect: ParagonLost feature will be shown in six cities across North America for only one day(November 29). The six cities are:
  • Anthology Film Archives in New York City
  • 4-Star Theatre in San Francisco
  • Metro Cinema at the Gareau in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Texas Theatre in Dallas
  • Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Downtown Independent in Los Angeles