The Next Level of Cinematic Storytelling is Hitting the VR Film Landscape as Lyndsy Fonseca and Tony Denison Lead Cast in Ilya Rozhkov’s VR Film AGENT EMERSON FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
The Virtual Reality Film Partnership with The Rogue Initiative Commences Principal Photography March 4th
LOS ANGELES - 3/2/17 - Director Ilya Rozhkov (Sabre Dance) has inked a deal to work in collaboration with leading VR Studio, The Rogue Initiative, (known for its recent partnership with Michael Bay from an original IP) to bring together cinematic storytelling and the immersion of virtual reality technology. Rozhkov will direct and produce Agent Emerson, with award-winning producers Cathy Twigg and Pete Blumel of The Rogue Initiative. They have cast Kick-Ass franchise star Lyndsy Fonseca as the female lead, who will be joined by award-winning actor Tony Denison (Major Crimes) as ‘The General.’ Agent Emerson serves as the pilot for the original content VR series, Identity Experience. Principal Photography commences March 4th in Louisiana and then completes shooting in Los Angeles.
Bluefin Highlights a Colorful Array of Unique Gift Ideas for Anime Fans and J-Collectors this Holiday Season FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Leading Collectibles And Hobby Distributor Delights Collectors With GUNPLA IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS Model Kits, Exclusive STUDIO GHIBLI Décor Products And Colorful SAILOR MOON Cosplay Accessories And Stationary Sets
Irvine, CA, November 3, 2015 – Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, spotlights collectibles for the Holidays from its Bandai Gunpla Iron-Blooded Orphans model line, as well as a colorful array of premium Sailor Moon props and cosplay accessories from PROPLICA along with other Sailor Moon stationary and products. The company also highlights several exclusive Studio Ghibli products that includes music boxes, picture frames, calendars and other décor items inspired by popular anime films such as Kiki’s Delivery Service and My Neighbor Totoro.
Bluefin Announces September Pre-Orders for a Wide Array of New Gundam, One Piece, and Star Blazers 2199 Collectibles FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
New 1/100 and 1/144 GunPla Kits Debut Including Models For Iron-Blooded Orphans As Well As A New One Piece Sailing Ship Red Force Collectible And A New Star Blazers 2199 Gamilas Ship
Irvine, CA, September 14, 2015 – Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, expands its substantial catalog of Bandai Hobby products with pre-orders that are now available for a dozen newly added model kits and other collectibles for popular product lines based on Gundam, One Piece, and Star Blazers 2199.
September 2, 2015 – SEATTLE, WA—Wizards of the Coast and VIZ Media announced The Art of Magic: The Gathering—Zendikar, an art book featuring images from popular strategy card game Magic: The Gathering. Available worldwide in January 2016, the 240-page book will feature full color illustrations from some of Magic's best artists, such as Aleksi Briclot and Adam Paquette, as well as in-depth lore written by best-selling author James Wyatt.
Lantis Recording Artist fhána To Make U.S. Concert Debut At Anime Weekend Atlanta In September FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Acclaimed Japanese Pop Group Has Featured Songs On Anime Series Celestial Method, Witch Craft Works And Prisma Illya Is Set To Play At The Biggest Anime Convention In Southeast U.S.
Los Angeles, CA, and Tokyo, Japan, August 25, 2015 – Lantis Company Ltd., a Japanese record label specializing in releasing anime and video game soundtracks, has announced that fhána, will perform at the upcoming Anime Weekend Atlanta (AWA) convention. The catchy pop group comes to the U.S. for this special show just one year after they debuted at the 10th annual Animelo Summer Live concert in Japan, which is one of the biggest live events in the country for anime music and artists.
A Deadly Mutation Threatens The World’s Food Supply And Leads A Geneticist On A Quest To Determine Whether The Cause Is Nature Or Human Sabotage
San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2015 – VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint has announced the release of its newest title, the futuristic bio-thriller – GENE MAPPER – on June 16th.
Group Supports Latest Album “Hello World” With North American Concerts In Chicago, Los Angeles And Anaheim As Well As Shows Set For Mexico, U.K., France, Germany, Singapore, Taiwan And Hong Kong
Los Angeles, CA, and Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 2015 – Epic Records Japan recording artist, SCANDAL, embarks next month on its most extensive world tour to-date in support of the release of the band’s 20th single – “image” – from its latest album Hello World.
Viz Media Named The North American Master Merchandise Liscensee For The Sci-Fi Horror Anime Property Terra Formars FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Leading Manga Publisher And Anime Licensor To Manage The Licensing And Development Of A Range Of Products Based On The Acclaimed Sci-Fi Creature Thriller
San Francisco, CA, February 12, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has been named the official North American master merchandise licensee for TERRA FORMARS.
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICIALLY LICENSED COLLECTABLES AND APPAREL BASED ON THE CELEBRATED ANIME PROPERTY DORAEMON FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
VIZ Media Partners With Hot Topic To Offer Exclusive DORAEMON T-Shirts And Highlights Collectables Available Now From The Official U.S. DORAEMON Product Website
VIZ Media gives DORAEMON fans a fun way to display their love of the hit anime adventure comedy that currently airs on the Disney XD channel. The company has announced it is teaming up with pop culture and alternative apparel retailer Hot Topic to offer the first-ever officially U.S. licensed DORAEMON t-shirts.