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alt text Disney’s “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast”

INTRODUCING “TINKER BELL AND THE LEGEND OF THE NEVERBEAST”: GINNIFER GOODWIN AS THE VOICE OF ‘FAWN’ AND THE ALL NEW CHARACTER ‘GRUFF’ AS NEVERBEAST DisneyToon Studios is pleased to announce that Ginnifer Goodwin (“Once Upon a Time”) will voice the character... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

alt text Disney’s “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast”

INTRODUCING “TINKER BELL AND THE LEGEND OF THE NEVERBEAST”: GINNIFER GOODWIN AS THE VOICE OF ‘FAWN’ AND THE ALL NEW CHARACTER ‘GRUFF’ AS... 

IN A STRAIGHT-TO-SERIES ORDER, FOX GREENLIGHTS FIRST COMEDY-HORROR ANTHOLOGY, “SCREAM QUEENS”

Series Hails From GLEE Creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan   15-Episode First Installment to Premiere Fall 2015 FOX has ordered SCREAM QUEENS, a new genre-bending... 

QUOTABLES FROM “THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON” October 13 – October 17

Jimmy Fallon Quotables 10.13.14 President Obama was in California over the weekend to attend a fundraiser hosted by the creator of “Farmville.” Yeah, Obama and the creator... 

alt text GRAMMY AWARD-NOMINATED ARTIST JOHN ONDRASIK OF FIVE FOR FIGHTING TO PERFORM AN ORIGINAL SONG HE WROTE SPECIFICALLY FOR THE 100TH EPISODE OF “HAWAII FIVE-0,” TO BE BROADCAST FRIDAY, NOV. 7

 Grammy Award-nominated artist John Ondrasik, also known as Five For Fighting, will perform a new song he wrote specifically for the 100th episode of HAWAII FIVE-0. The... 

MARVEL: 75 YEARS FROM PULP TO POP!

GET AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK INTO HOW THE MARVEL UNIVERSE WAS CREATED FROM THE LATE 1930S TO PRESENT DAY, AND HOW THE COMPANY’ TRIUMPHS AND TRIBULATIONS OVER THE PAST 75 YEARS... 

“COUNTDOWN TO THE “CMA AWARDS: 15 SONGS THAT CHANGED COUNTRY MUSIC WITH ROBIN ROBERTS” AIRS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 10 PM ET ON ABC

As country music fans around the world gear-up to celebrate The 48th Annual CMA Awards, ABC brings viewers its sixth annual pre-CMA Awards Special, “Countdown to the CMA... 

J!-ENT INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES

alt text Stan Lee and Directors of Captain America: The Winter Soldier Celebrate Blu-ray Release

In celebration of the Blu–ray & DVD release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, directors... 

alt text J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL 2014 TURNS IT UP TO 11 by Kenneth Eric Tran (J!-ENT Event Coverage)

The 6th annual J-Pop Summit Festival returned to the beautiful confines of Union Square for a twilight... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AROUND THE WORLD

alt text Australian Series NEIGHBOURS Debuts on Hulu

Legendary Australian Soap Opera NEIGHBOURS to Make American Debut July 14, Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu... 

mechapunch.com - Asian Pop Culture

Now on MechaPunch.com – Matsumura Sayuri’s tearful apology, Nakagawa Shoko’s love for “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure”, Sayanee on Twitter and more!

Currently featured on our Asian pop culture site Mechapunch.com:   Nogizaka46’s Matsumura... 

alt text Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

International sensation Hatsune Miku, the virtual idol at the forefront of Crypton Future Media’s... 

2014 J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL SETS NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD WITH MASSIVE WEEKEND CELEBRATION OF JAPANESE POP CUTURE

S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Extravaganza Attracts Huge Crowds For Music, Anime, Film, Fashion... 

ANIME RELATED NEWS

VIZ MEDIA’S STUDIO GHIBLI LIBRARY IMPRINT RELEASES HAYAO MIYAZAKI’S PRINCESS MONONOKE: THE FIRST STORY

Oversized Hardcover Storybook Contains Miyazaki’s Watercolor Illustrations And The Original Fable That... 

alt text VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF POKÉMON SEASON 1: INDIGO LEAGUE – THE COMPLETE COLLECTION DVD SET

Classic Animated Series Debuts In A Substantial New DVD Box Set Containing More Than 27 Hours Of POKÉMON... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text 07-Ghost Vol. 13 by Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

Without having to reveal of what happens to Teito Klein, with with how this volume has ended, things... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

IN A STRAIGHT-TO-SERIES ORDER, FOX GREENLIGHTS FIRST COMEDY-HORROR ANTHOLOGY, “SCREAM QUEENS”

Series Hails From GLEE Creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan   15-Episode First Installment to Premiere Fall 2015 FOX has ordered SCREAM QUEENS, a new genre-bending comedy-horror anthology... 

alt text GRAMMY AWARD-NOMINATED ARTIST JOHN ONDRASIK OF FIVE FOR FIGHTING TO PERFORM AN ORIGINAL SONG HE WROTE SPECIFICALLY FOR THE 100TH EPISODE OF “HAWAII FIVE-0,” TO BE BROADCAST FRIDAY, NOV. 7

 Grammy Award-nominated artist John Ondrasik, also known as Five For Fighting, will perform a new song he wrote specifically for the 100th episode of HAWAII FIVE-0. The song, titled “All For One,”... 

MARVEL: 75 YEARS FROM PULP TO POP!

GET AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK INTO HOW THE MARVEL UNIVERSE WAS CREATED FROM THE LATE 1930S TO PRESENT DAY, AND HOW THE COMPANY’ TRIUMPHS AND TRIBULATIONS OVER THE PAST 75 YEARS HELPED TURN IT INTO A SOCIALLY... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

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

“Mystery Road” is an Australian low-budget crime film that doesn’t look low-budget, nor does it feel like a low-budget film.  It’s entertaining and has a realistic feel due to... 

alt text Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Review)

“Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart” is a mature, yet dark animated romance film that is deep, well-written and just well-conceived. You just don’t get to see these type of animated films... 

alt text Thunder and the House of Magic (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Thunder and the House of Magic” shows great promise of 3D animated films coming out of Europe but also a film that will most definitely entertain the young and the young at heart.   An... 

alt text Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods – Extended Edition (Movie 14) (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

 “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods” is an animated film that “Dragon Ball” fans have hoped of happening for 17 years, but is it the best “Dragon Ball” film ever... 

alt text Ranma 1/2 Blu-ray Set 3: Special Edition (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

Featuring a hilarious and delightful storyline written with non-stop humor and action, “Ranma 1/2″ is at true anime classic that will forever entertain many generations of anime fans and will forever... 

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

“Sordid Lives” is a film that is entertaining, not heavy-handed or overly deep.  The film provides a hilarious look at the dysfunctional lives of each character but it’s a lot of fun,... 

alt text Sundays and Cybèle – The Criterion Collection #728 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

While Serge Bourguignon may not be a filmmaker whose name is mentioned often in French cinema, his one film “Sundays and Cybèle” is fantastic, beautiful yet heartbreaking and one of the... 

alt text Ali: Fear Eats the Soul – The Criterion Collection #198 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

The portrayal of racism feels real and is absolutely heartbreaking and Rainer Werner Fassbinder was able to create a melodrama with tones of an interracial marriage under society’s scrutiny, but... 

alt text Attack on Titan: Part Two (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Attack on Titan” is one of the most heavily anticipated series to be released in 2014 and as much hype that has come out for this series, the fact that all the hype is warranted. The characters,... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special 2 – Villains in Paradise (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special 2 – Villains in Paradise” is another hilarious, crazy and fun special from the crew of “Robot Chicken”.  For the DC Comics fans who grew up with these... 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Beginning – The Complete 1st Season (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

if you are a parent of a child who loves the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” or a person that is young at heart and wants to catch up on this latest animated series, then “Teenage Mutant... 

alt text Silver Spoon: Complete 1st Season (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Silver Spoon: Complete 1st Season” was a big surprise! Not only is it a realistic and entertaining series from the creator of “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Hiromu Arakwa. But it’s... 

alt text Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season One (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is an entertaining, thrilling TV series that manages to take on various storyline plots from the big screen and bring it to audiences on television.... 

alt text Oreimo 2: Limited Edition Complete Box Set (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Oreimo 2″ is a fantastic conclusion to this fun and entertaining anime series!  “Oreimo 2: Limited Edition Complete Box Set” is recommended! Image courtesy of © Tsukasa... 

VIDEO GAME NEWS

alt text JOIN THE BATTLE ANY TIME, ANYWHERE IN SUPER SMASH BROS. FOR NINTENDO 3DS

For the First Time, the Super Smash Bros. Series Hits a Portable System REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 2, 2014... 

FOUR WAYS TO ENJOY THE NEW SUPER SMASH BROS. FOR NINTENDO 3DS DEMO

FOUR WAYS TO ENJOY THE NEW SUPER SMASH BROS. FOR NINTENDO 3DS DEMO Sept. 12, 2014 To make the wait... 

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