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Netflix’s live-action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ teases iconic cathedral scene

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Next in line for Netflix’s live-action “Cowboy Bebop” teasers is a snapshot of a renowned showdown between one charismatic bounty hunter and his arch-nemesis.

“IYKYK”: Over the weekend, Netflix dropped teaser photos and videos of seminal moments from their remake of the cult-classic original anime series, including its opening sequence — accompanied by Yoko Kanno’s original track “Tank!” — and a still of John Cho as Spike Spiegel fighting against Alex Hassell as Vicious.

Simu Liu plays a one-eyed samurai in Netflix anime ‘Bright: Samurai Soul’ set in feudal Japan

Bright Samurai Soul will have Simu Liu voice the main character

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star Simu Liu is set to voice the lead character for the English dub version of the upcoming Netflix anime film “Bright: Samurai Soul.”

Same universe: Based in the world of David Ayer’s 2017 Netflix movie “Bright,” starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, “Bright: Samurai Soul” is set in Japan during the end of the Shogunate and the beginning of the Meiji period, according to Deadline.

Rare ‘Sailor Moon’ soundtrack unearthed after 26 years of being ‘lost’

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Music composers Don Perry and Bob Summers have recently rediscovered a CD that contains the “lost” original soundtracks they composed for the English dubbed version of “Sailor Moon.” 

The details: The collection was released on Saturday by TF1945’s Sailor Moon Hub, a month-old YouTube channel devoted to the series. It also includes all of the sound effects that DIC Entertainment used for their English dubbed, North American release of the iconic anime “Sailor Moon,” We Got This Covered reported.

Japanese neuroscientist explains whether Dragon Ball’s gravity training would actually work

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“Dragon Ball Z” fans can finally know the answer to the age-old question, “Can I train like a super Saiyan?”

Stacks on stacks: On Friday, Professor Yutaka Hirata from the Department of Robotic Science and Technology at Chubu University answered how high gravity would affect you, if it would make you stronger and what’s the best way you could train without breaking every bone in your body, according to the official Dragon Ball website.

Asian American Actors Want More Opportunities for Asians in Anime Voice Acting

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Some Asian voice actors are lamenting how most anime voiceover jobs still go to white A-List artists who are already dominating voiceover work in feature film and television in the U.S.

Hope for better: Voiceover actors at anime entertainment company Funimation expressed in a recent interview with IndieWire that they are hoping there is still room for more Asian talent in the predominately white dubbing industry.

Keanu Reeves to Star in Live-Action AND Anime of Hit Comic He Co-Created

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Keanu Reeves is set to both produce and star in an anime series and a live-action film based on “Brzrkr,” a new comic that he co-wrote and co-created.

ICYMI, we’re excited to announce @netflix will develop a live-action film based on BRZRKR, with Keanu Reeves set to star in and produce! An anime spinoff series, also based on the comic, is in the works as well! Learn more: https://t.co/3g8MHrhsQ1 pic.twitter.com/0xvQ5K4rsn

New Live-Action ‘Naruto’ Web Series Takes a Stand Against Whitewashing With Nearly All-Asian Cast

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RE:Anime, the group behind many anime live-action trailers on YouTube has released a trailer for its upcoming “Naruto” web series.

The trailer for “Naruto Live Action: Climbing Silver” features an intense battle between four Hidden Leaf ninjas, Sarutobi Asuma, Nara Shikamaru, Kotetsu and Izumo, versus two Akatsuki members, Hidan and Kakuzu, who are both known to be immortals.

‘Demon Slayer’ Movie Submitted for Oscars 2021

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“Demon Slayer: The Movie: Mugen Train,” Japan’s most successful movie to date with a gross of 32.47 billion yen ($312 million) as of December 2020, is one of the few animated films that has been submitted for the 93rd Academy Awards in February.

The 2020 anime movie will join other well-known titles being considered for the Best Animated Feature category at the Oscars, including the 2020 Pixar film “Onward,” Netflix’s “Over the Moon” and Studio Ghibli’s “Earwig and the Witch,” according to The Wrap.