11/10/2017 9:26:06 AM
You’ve heard the phrase, “Onii-chan!” We’ve already talked about the best anime little sisters, but we need to do a shout-out to the anime big brothers too!
Top 5 List of Onii-chan!
Taihei Doma (Himouto! Umaru-chan)
This is an obvious choice for us, Taihei is somehow able to tolerate his hamster-hooded little sister with nearly saintly patience, even going out of his way to try to make her a functioning member of society. We are loving his character growth in the second season, ***Himouto! Umaru-chan R***.
Sora (No Game, No Life)
Sora is one-half of the unstoppable gaming duo [BLANK]. He and his younger, step sister Shiro share a strong emotional connection, even having deep anxiety when they’re apart. In terms of trust, no big brother has trusted a little sister more than Sora.
Takumi Aldini (Food Wars!)
Takumi is the older twin of the Aldini Brothers. Takumi seeks to both challenge and nurture his twin brother, Isami, as they dish out their own unique twist on Italian food at Tohtsuki Academy. Despite being the older brother, dare we say that Takumi seems to be the more hot-headed and immature of the two?
Haruka Shinozaki (My Girlfriend is Shobitch)
Haruka seems to be swimming in girls these days, but his heart belongs only to his beloved girlfriend, Kosaka. That being said, he still tries to be a tolerant big brother to his cute little sister.
Shogo Sena (Love Stage!!)
Shogo is always looking out for his bro… sometimes too much. He’s overprotective and hates the guy who he sees as “taking his little brother away from him.” Way to out your brother, dude.
Big sale, eh??? I have a feeling my wallet is going to cry!
You’re telling me.
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: HAIKYU!! SEASON 1 COMPLETE COLLECTION DVD/BD
Shoyo Hinata isn’t a large guy, but he’s got huge ambitions: to become the next big thing in high school volleyball. Unfortunately, his junior high team was trashed in their first and only match. But now that he’s enrolled in a high school with a top volleyball program, things are going to be different. There’s just one problem: Tobio Kageyama, whose team beat Hinata’s and is already considered a star player, is attending the same school. Can a kid out of nowhere hold his own against the King of the Court? Or could the rivalry and competition actually be the best thing for both of them? Get ready for a knock-down, throw-down, ultimate showdown barrage of volleys, spikes, and blocks as two rivals face off in HAIKYU!!
Premium Box Set delayed until November 21, 2017.
Anime NYC - Sentai Panel
November 18, 2017
You mean they are finally going to release Phi-Brain S3, dubbed? (He played Baron Kaido in Seasons 1 & 2)
Only other options are the Majestic Prince Movie (He played Simon Gato in that)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: HAVEN’T YOU HEARD? I’M SAKAMOTO COMPLETE COLLECTION DVD/BD/LE
Step into classroom 1-2 and meet the coolest guy in school. In fact, Sakamoto may just be the coolest guy ever. And that’s not just because he makes his student uniform and glasses look like a fashion magazine cover. There’s also the fact that nothing ever seems to surprise or rattle him. The girls are all crazy for him, of course, but even the most macho delinquents start to feel a little funny when he’s around. However, Sakamoto never seems to notice, let alone take advantage of the attention. He’s too busy being cool and mysterious without even trying! This does drive some people crazy, but the more someone tries to challenge Sakamoto, the more they start to fall under his spell. Intrigued? Then come join the class and get a lesson in cool from the master in Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: Squid Girl Seasons 1 & 2 Complete Collection DVD / BD
Premium Box Set moved to December 26, 2017
Angered by mankind’s pollution of her beloved ocean, Squid Girl rises from the dark and mysterious depths in order to punish the loathsome human race! Unfortunately, that plan immediately hits more snags than a dozen fishing lines in a washing machine. Not only does her small stature not intimidate humans, but instead of unleashing a tsunami of destruction, her attempts only cause minor damage to a pleasant little beachside restaurant. And then, the unexpectedly aggressive Aizawa sisters, who run the Lemon Beach House, force her to work there to pay it off! They even make her provide her own squid ink for a tasty squid ink spaghetti! Thus begins our tale of a poor not-quite fish out of water: SQUID GIRL!
Q. Putting in a dub request To-Love Ru, Armed Girls Machiavellianism, Seikon no Qwaser and Oregairu Snafu. If I had to pick one it would be Oregairu Snafu.
A. These requests have been noticed!~
Q. Since you guys licensed and dubbed an older lost gem with chihayafuru, I’d love to see you do the same with another forgotten gem, Nodame Cantabile! Just a suggestion!
A. Oooo thank you for the suggestion!
Q. Last time I asked sentai, I asked if there would be a possible license and dub for girls and panzer movie, Tamako Love story, and Beyond the Boundary Movies. They all got a dub release and I got another, Love Chunibyo Rikka version. Thank you! Hoping for Next Chunibyo Movie and Chihayafuru Season 2!
A. Yay! We’re happy you’re happy.~
12/1/2017 7:50:03 AM
Known for their cheerful disposition, no worries in the world and their general kindness makes these dere characters a joy to be around. They’re honest with their feelings and dote on those they love. Sometimes we wish they would dote on us! Without further ado here are our choices for our favorites deredere characters.
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: Clannad/Clannad After Story Complete Collection - Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East Complete Collection - Initial D Legend 1: Awakening
December 5, 2017
Ever since the death of his mother, Tomoya’s life has been in a downward spiral. Nagisa’s declining health has been so fragile that she’s been forced to repeat a year of school. But when he agrees to help her restart the school’s disbanded Drama Club, they learn that sometimes, if you find the right people to help you, you can get a second chance at happiness. Join the ambitious Tomoyo, who dreams of becoming class president; Kotomi, a troubled genius with a secret past; and the mysterious Fuko, whose connection with the world has become so tenuous that she’s literally fading from existence. Discover the healing power of kindred souls, and experience the complete classic story of life, love, and the power of the human spirit in two extraordinary series: CLANNAD and CLANNAD AFTER STORY.
Strangely, even though they aren’t brothers, Shino and Sosuke bear identical birthmarks. When a fire destroys their village, leaving the two of them and Hamaji as the only survivors, they are forced out into the world. There, they meet Genpachi and Kobungo, two soldiers who also have the same birthmark and whose confrontations with demons have left them irrevocably changed. Now however, they are on the run as the Imperial Church tries to capture Shino and take his mysterious powers for themselves. The unlikely quartet’s only hope is to discover the secret behind their birthmarks, leading them on a quest to find eight magical gems and their owners. Brothers-in-arms unite as one of Japan’s greatest works of literature is born again in the complete collection of HAKKENDEN: EIGHT DOGS OF THE EAST – Seasons One & Two!
Rating: TV-14 (D,L,V)
When aspiring racer Koichiro Iketani witnesses an unplanned street duel between Keisuke Takahashi, a member of a rival race team, and a mysterious Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86, Koichiro’s totally blown away by the skill of the 86’s driver. What Koichiro doesn’t know is that the driver is fellow gas station attendant Takumi Fujiwara, who was making a late-night tofu delivery for his father, a legendary Mt. Akina driver himself. Unforeseen events are about to springboard Takumi into the center of the street-racing world, turning the rivalry between Iketani’s Akina Speedsters and Takahashi’s Akagi Red Suns into an all-out street war! The legendary series that introduced the west to the sport of drift racing is reinvented in an all new feature film that’s even faster and more furious than ever before: NEW THEATRICAL MOVIE INITIAL D LEGEND 1: AWAKENING!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: CHAIKA THE COFFIN PRINCESS & WHEN THEY CRY
December 12, 2017
The war with the Gaz Empire ended with the act of cutting the Emperor’s body into pieces which were then carried off across the kingdoms. Without a war to fight in, it didn’t take much convincing for unemployed saboteur Toru Acura and his sister Akari to join a coffin-carrying girl on her ghoulish mission of gathering those severed parts. But is Chaika the dead man’s daughter, picking up the pieces for burial, or is there something far more sinister in the works? As rumors come forth of other, identical girls engaged in the same task, the winds of war seem to be stirring, and there are those who believe that rejoining the Emperor’s scattered body could unleash a new nightmare! At long last, both seasons of the CHAIKA series are collected together in CHAIKA ~ THE COFFIN PRINCESS and CHAIKA ~ THE COFFIN PRINCESS: AVENGING BATTLE!
Rating: TV-14 (D,V)
Moving to the picturesque town of Hinamizawa is going to be a big adjustment for Keiichi. For all its beauty, it’s also tiny… so small that there’s only one school, one where most of the students have known each other all their lives. Fortunately, he soon meets four girls… Rena, Mion, Satoko, and Rika, who’re willing to let the new guy in town join their afterschool club. And for a while, things seem wonderful. Until Keiichi starts discovering strange things, like the project manager for a controversial dam project being found dismembered five years ago. As he digs deeper, there are whispers and rumors of other murders and disappearances, stories of a town curse, and mysterious rituals. And then people he knows start to die. What secrets have the people of Hinamizawa kept hidden from the rest of the world? And could his new friends somehow be involved? The shocking answers will be revealed WHEN THEY CRY!
Rating: TV-MA (V)
12/13/2017 12:15:33 PM
While at Anime NYC we had the pleasure of talking to the Director of Princess Principal, Masaki Tachibana. When he visited with us, his passion for the series showed and he loved the Sentai Princess Principal cosplayers! Without further ado here is the interview. ~
12/15/2017 6:33:12 PM
As 2017 comes to an end, the staff here at Sentai Filmworks, can’t help but reflect on the new characters this year has brought into our lives. Of course, with that reflection, we do stir up some heated debates, such as who was the Best Anime Boy of 2017. We’ve managed to narrow down the list to 6 guys we’d love to claim as our anime husbando.
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: CROSS ANGE: RONDO OF ANGEL AND DRAGON COMPLETE SERIES / FAMILIAR OF ZERO COMPLETE SERIES / TO LOVE RU COMPLETE SERIES
December 19, 2017
Betrayed, stripped of her birthright, and declared less than human. Everything that Princess Angelise Ikaruga Misurugi of the Misurugi Empire thought she knew about her world was a lie. Now, for the crime of not being able to use magic, she’s been sentenced to certain death as a slave-soldier. The girl now known as Ange is no longer an innocent Princess: she’s learning how to kill draconic invaders, defending the same traitors who stole her life. However, they made a fatal mistake: they gave her access to an incredible weapon. Get ready for a stunning new epic in animation as giant robots, a princess, and dragons engage in the ultimate duel to the death in CROSS ANGE: RONDO OF ANGEL AND DRAGON – THE COMPLETE COLLECTION!
Rating: TV-MA (D,S,V)
Between her poor spellwork and long name, the other students at the Tristain Academy of Magic have taken to calling poor Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière, “Louise the Zero.” Things only get worse when the students summon up their familiars, because while others receive fantastic creatures like dragons, Louise summons a normal teenager from Tokyo! While Louise may be stuck with Hiraga Saito, and Saito’s stuck with the lousy life of being her familiar, maybe there’s more going on than meets the eye. Maybe Saito’s not quite as normal as everyone thinks, and Louise just hasn’t figured out what she’s good at yet. In fact, they might even have the makings of a great team once they start to get ‘familiar’ with each other! One of anime’s wildest romances is unleashed in the ultimate complete collection of THE FAMILIAR OF ZERO!
Rating: TV-14 (D,V)
The bathroom is the most dangerous room in most people’s houses, but when Rito Yuki’s washroom becomes the site of an unexpected close encounter, the fabric of the entire galaxy might unravel! That’s because fabric’s the one thing that Princess Lala of Deviluke isn’t wearing when she teleports into Rito’s tub, and on Deviluke boobie-touching is a proposal of marriage. Suddenly Rito has an alien girl with a tail moving in, a potential father-in-law who looks like the Devil, and, oh yes, Rito’s going to be the Prince of an alien planet if he can survive all the challengers, rivals, assassins, femme fatales and alien hangers-on who start showing up on his doorstep! At long last the complete series that answers the question “What do you say to a naked alien?” is available in the ultimate epic collection of TO LOVE RU!
Rating: TV-14 (D)