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J!-ENT SPOTLIGHT

alt text CBS’S NEW LATE NIGHT DUO SCORE RATINGS MILESTONES WITH POST-SUPER BOWL BROADCASTS

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Delivers 21.12 Million Viewers, The Largest Audience for Any Edition of “The Late Show” “The Late Late Show” Delivers Its Most-Watched Broadcast Since the Show’s Inception in 1995 CBS’s post-Super Bowl late night broadcasts scored ratings milestones... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

IDINA MENZEL TO PERFORM ON “THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: DISNEYLAND 60,” SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 ON ABC

Fans at Home Can Participate in the Evening’s Interactive Light Shows Via Sync Capabilities in the Disney Applause App Tony Award-winning star of stage, film, television... 

“THE LAST MAN ON EARTH” TO RETURN SUNDAY, MARCH 6, ON FOX

Animated BORDERTOWN Moves to Sundays at 7:00 PM Beginning Sunday, March 6 THE LAST MAN ON EARTH will make its spring premiere with all-new episodes beginning Sunday,... 

CBS DEBUTS HUMOROUS “CBS ALL ACCESS” COMMERCIAL DURING “SUPER BOWL 50”

  Click Here to Watch the Commercial CBS debuted a humorous CBS All Access commercial, set to the iconic Marvin Gaye song “Let’s Get It On,” during SUPER BOWL... 

alt text CBS’S NEW LATE NIGHT DUO SCORE RATINGS MILESTONES WITH POST-SUPER BOWL BROADCASTS

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Delivers 21.12 Million Viewers, The Largest Audience for Any Edition of “The Late Show” “The Late Late Show” Delivers... 

Fall Out Boy, Little Big Town, Ne-Yo and Pentatonix Perform on “The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60”

MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS, FALL OUT BOY, LITTLE BIG TOWN, NE-YO AND PENTATONIX, PERFORM ON “THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: DISNEYLAND 60,” SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 ON ABC A... 

“THE LAST MAN ON EARTH” TO RETURN SUNDAY, MARCH 6, ON FOX

Animated BORDERTOWN Moves to Sundays at 7:00 PM Beginning Sunday, March 6 THE LAST MAN ON EARTH will make its spring premiere with all-new episodes beginning Sunday,... 

J!-ENT INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES

alt text J!-ENT ANNUAL 2015 is now AVAILABLE (FREE FOR DOWNLOAD)

Our yearly J!-ENT Annual for 2015 is now available for download. And this time, J!-ENT GOES TO JAPAN! ... 

Stan Lee’s ComiKaze Expo 2015 by Derek Orchard (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

Article and Photos by Derek Orchard                 Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo was... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AROUND THE WORLD

STAR PERFORMERS AND GUESTS ANNOUNCED FOR HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA

Vienna will once again be the center of film music when guests and performers such as James Newton Howard,... 

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JAPANESE ENTERTAINMENT PROPERTIES COMING TO THE U.S.!

High Level Showcase Event Provides an Exclusive First Look at the Hottest Japanese IP to Industry Decision... 

alt text “Wake Me Up Asuna” app is now available internationally!

How About Waking Up To The Voice Of Your Very Own Personal Assistant? Voice Interactive Assistant App... 

J-POP SUMMIT Festival Brings Japanese Pop Culture Back To S.F For 2016

The Bay Area’s Premiere Japanese Pop Culture Event Announces Dates For Summer 2016 Festival At Expansive... 

ANIME RELATED NEWS

alt text VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF BLEACH MOVIES: THE UNFORGIVEN DOUBLE FEATURE

Catch The Intense Supernatural Anime Feature Film Action Of BLEACH THE MOVIE: FADE TO BLACK And BLEACH... 

alt text VIZ Media’s NARUTO Feature Film Catalog Launches On STEAM Digital Content Platform

Leading Content Platform – Steam – Offers The Intense Ninja Action Of All 10 Movies From The... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text Food Wars! – Shokugeki no Soma Vol. 10 (Story by Yuto Tsukuda and Art by Shun Saeki) (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma” volume 10 continues the Quarter Finals of the Fall Classic... 

TOY NEWS & REVIEWS

life in plastic: Beargguy III [San] (Gundam Build Fighters) HG 1/144 (a J!-ENT Gunpla Review)

Beargguy III was an immediate buy for me when I saw it and I definitely recommend it for those who don’t... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

alt text VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF BLEACH MOVIES: THE UNFORGIVEN DOUBLE FEATURE

Catch The Intense Supernatural Anime Feature Film Action Of BLEACH THE MOVIE: FADE TO BLACK And BLEACH THE MOVIE: HELL VERSE In A Special New Double DVD Set San Francisco, CA, February 9, 2016 – VIZ... 

IDINA MENZEL TO PERFORM ON “THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: DISNEYLAND 60,” SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 ON ABC

Fans at Home Can Participate in the Evening’s Interactive Light Shows Via Sync Capabilities in the Disney Applause App Tony Award-winning star of stage, film, television and music Idina Menzel to perform... 

“THE LAST MAN ON EARTH” TO RETURN SUNDAY, MARCH 6, ON FOX

Animated BORDERTOWN Moves to Sundays at 7:00 PM Beginning Sunday, March 6 THE LAST MAN ON EARTH will make its spring premiere with all-new episodes beginning Sunday, March 6 (9:30-10:00 ET/PT) on... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text Freaks of Nature (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Freaks of Nature” is one of those far-out, crazy, chaotic films that didn’t do well in the theaters but will no doubt attract a cult following for those who crave horror comedies. Image... 

alt text Aldnoah.Zero Vol. 3 Limited Edition (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

The second season of “Aldnoah.Zero” begins with heavy action as the battle between the UFE and Vers heats up and setting up the latest confrontation between Inaho and Slaine! If you love... 

alt text 99 Homes (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“99 Homes” is a film in which filmmaker Ramin Bahrani wants to give viewers the opportunity to make their own mind on what happens to these characters. I see the point of cruelty, the amorality... 

alt text The Kid – The Criterion Collection #799 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The Kid” is a Charles Chaplin masterpiece which any cineaste or silent film fan should have in their collection.  Highly recommended! Image courtesy of © 2015 The Criterion Collection.... 

alt text Crimson Peak (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

  I know those who loved earlier del Toro films for its bloody violence and darker atmosphere will find “Crimson Peak” to be an awesome gothic romance film!  It’s not for the faint... 

alt text Grandma (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Grandma” is an enjoyable comedy/drama with a solid cast, but what keeps this film entertaining is the wonderful performance by actress Lily Tomlin, in her first leading role since 1988. ... 

alt text Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Signature Collection (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Signature Collection” manages to retain the high quality that Disney animated classics on Blu-ray are known for.  Magnificent picture quality and lossless... 

alt text Truth (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Truth”, as like most political thrillers, the film is no doubt subject to the individual.  And if you have strong liberal or conservative ideals, one will either love or despise this film. ... 

alt text Terror in Resonance: The Complete Series (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Terror in Resonance” is a riveting anime series that is unique and unpredictable from beginning to end.  If you are looking for a shorter anime series with wonderful animation and a captivating... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Saints & Strangers (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

For those who are interested in watching a miniseries about America’s early settlers and the trials and tribulations of the Pilgrims and Indians, will no doubt want to give “Saints & Strangers”... 

alt text Home Invasion (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

For those wanting a less-heavy, popcorn home invasion film with its occasional thrilling moments, then “Home Invasion” may be your cup of tea. © 2015 Origin Pictures. All Rights Reserved. TITLE:... 

alt text A Brilliant Young Mind (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“A Brilliant Young Mind” is an entertaining coming-of-age drama but unfortunately, it falls short of being anything gratifying and is more or less an average film. © 2015 Origin Pictures.... 

alt text Learning to Drive (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Learning to Drive” is a charming film that I was really entertained by its characters and its story premise. I loved how director Isabel Coxet and writer Sarah Kernochan handled the characters... 

alt text Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 24 – Original & Uncut (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 24 – Original & Uncut” is a volume that is more filler-based but for good reason. It also manages to take bits and pieces from the manga series but build... 

VIDEO GAME NEWS

alt text SUPER HERO SCHOOL IS IN SESSION WITH THE RELEASE OF MARVEL AVENGERS ACADEMY ON THE APP STORE AND GOOGLE PLAY

Experience an All-Star Voice Cast Featuring John Cena, A$AP Rocky, Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Priyanka... 

KOEI TECMO ANNOUNCES DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 EMPIRES FOR PLAYSTATION®VITA

BURLINGAME, Calif. – September 22, 2015 – KOEI TECMO America proudly announced today that successful... 

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