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J!-ENT SPOTLIGHT

alt text “Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Collector’s Edition – arriving in the US and Canada on Nov 15

Fans can fully immerse themselves in “The Force Awakens” through breathtaking 3D, new bonus features and collectible packaging! BURBANK, Calif. (August 10, 2016) — This fall, Star Wars fans around the world, will experience a galaxy far, far away—up close and in eye-popping 3D—through the... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

BEING CHARLIE Directed by Oscar Nominee Rob Reiner and Starring Nick Robinson Available on Digital HD and On Demand September 6

“A deeply personal Reiner affair that stings with honesty.” – We Got This Covered BEING CHARLIE Directed by Oscar Nominee® Rob Reiner and Starring Nick Robinson ... 

DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE ADDS ITS FIRST MULTICHANNEL VIDEO PROGRAMMING DISTRIBUTOR, FIOS BY VERIZON, TO ITS EVER-EXPANDING DIGITAL FOOTPRINT

Fios by Verizon Is Joining Disney Movies Anywhere on August 23, Coinciding with the Digital In-Home Release of the Groundbreaking Live-Action Adventure “The Jungle Book” All... 

alt text THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAY Blu-ray/DVD – Available on August 23rd

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD NOW 4K ULTRA HDTM, BLU-RAY™, DVD AND ON DEMAND TOMORROW, AUGUST 23, 2016 If it’s the Snow White tale you’re looking for, discover the... 

NBC’S GROUNDBREAKING ‘THE VOICE ON SNAPCHAT’ FIVE-EPISODE SERIES LAUNCHES TODAY

Four Performers Will Be Chosen By “The Voice” Coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys From Over 20,000 Submissions UNIVERSAL CITY, CA — Aug.... 

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES – AUG. 21 DAYTIME & PRIMETIME HIGHLIGHTS ON THE NETWORKS OF NBCUNIVERSAL

“Inch for inch, pound for pound, the most stunning athlete I’ve ever seen.” – Mary Carillo on Simone Biles “I can’t wait to come back again. There’s a great... 

RIO OLYMPICS TOTAL AUDIENCE DELIVERY AVERAGES 27.5 MILLION VIEWERS FOR 15 COMPETITION NIGHTS – 2ND-HIGHEST FOR ANY NON-U.S. SUMMER GAMES

RIO DE JANEIRO – August 21, 2016 – With primetime competition completed Saturday night, NBC Olympics’ Total Audience Delivery for the 15 nights of the 2016 Rio Olympics... 

POP CULTURE & OTHER REVIEWS

alt text GARNiDELiA releases new single! Makes their return to the U.S. next month!

GARNiDELiA releases new single “Yakusoku -Promise Code-” Returns to the U.S. next month for a concert... 

alt text Black Clover vol. 1 by Yuki Tabata (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you love action, humor and a manga series that features a good number of characters (similar to... 

alt text Haikyu!! Vol. 1 by Haruichi Furudate (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

If you love sports manga series, Haruichi Furudate’s volleyball manga series, “Haikyu!!”... 

KOEI TECMO AMERICA CONFIRMS STORYLINE OF ATTACK ON TITAN GAME WILL EXTEND BEYOND SHOW’S FIRST SEASON IN BRAND NEW TRAILER

Pre-order Bonuses Confirmed Alongside Brand New, Action-Packed Launch Trailer Showcasing the Scout Regiment... 

SMAP confirms that they are breaking up

Earlier in the year, when news hit that SMAP were on the verge of breaking up, many fans were relieved... 

alt text Gangsta. Vol. 7 by Kohske (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Gangsta.” is an action-packed series about the brutal city, those involved in criminal... 

alt text Terra Formars Vol. 13 (Story by Yu Sasuga, Art by Ken-Ichi Tachibana) (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Terraformars” is an exciting, violent but addictive series that I am always looking forward... 

alt text Bleach Vol. 67 – Story & Art by Tite Kubo (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Bleach” vol. 67 is an action-packed volume as it features the final battle betwen Oh-Etsu... 

alt text US ANIME SINGER STEPHANIE YANEZ RELEASES ANIME COVER ALBUM IN JAPAN

(LOS ANGELES, CA) ­ August 3rd, 2016 ­ Jpop singer, pioneering Anisong artist and international model... 

alt text VIZ MEDIA FORGES PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP WITH ROOSTER TEETH PRODUCTIONS TO DEVELOP RWBY TITLES

Partnership Kicks Off With Publication of RWBY Manga Title In 2017, With Other Books Based On The Smash... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

BEING CHARLIE Directed by Oscar Nominee Rob Reiner and Starring Nick Robinson Available on Digital HD and On Demand September 6

“A deeply personal Reiner affair that stings with honesty.” – We Got This Covered BEING CHARLIE Directed by Oscar Nominee® Rob Reiner and Starring Nick Robinson Available on Digital HD... 

DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE ADDS ITS FIRST MULTICHANNEL VIDEO PROGRAMMING DISTRIBUTOR, FIOS BY VERIZON, TO ITS EVER-EXPANDING DIGITAL FOOTPRINT

Fios by Verizon Is Joining Disney Movies Anywhere on August 23, Coinciding with the Digital In-Home Release of the Groundbreaking Live-Action Adventure “The Jungle Book” All Newly Connected Accounts... 

alt text THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAY Blu-ray/DVD – Available on August 23rd

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD NOW 4K ULTRA HDTM, BLU-RAY™, DVD AND ON DEMAND TOMORROW, AUGUST 23, 2016 If it’s the Snow White tale you’re looking for, discover the story that came before in The... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

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

“The Spiders” is a Blu-ray release worth watching.   You often don’t come upon a silent film release in which its main protagonist has that James Bond suave look, characters traveling to exotic... 

alt text Charlotte: Volume 1 (a J !-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you love high school anime series with a sci-fi flair and captivating storyline, definitely give “Charlotte” vol. 1 a try! You won’t be disappointed. Recommended! Image courtesy... 

alt text Maggie’s Plan (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Maggie’s Plan” is a contemporary romantic comedy that goes against the usual Hollywood trend of happily ever after. Because of this, it may not be for everyone, but for those who are... 

alt text Ash vs. Evil Dead: The Complete First Season (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Possibly the goriest, yet funniest series on television, “Ash vs. Evil Dead” is a series that “The Evil Dead” fans will no doubt love. “Ash vs. Evil Dead” is highly... 

alt text Nisekoi: False Love – Second Season, Volume 2 (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Nisekoi: False Love” is an enjoyable, humorous and crazy anime series and with this latest volume, you get a few episodes focusing on the Onodera sisters, especially the introduction of... 

alt text The Empire of Corpses (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

M”The Empire of Corpses” is an an animated film that is complex, smartly written, featuring wonderful animation and art backgrounds but while entertaining, the film may prove to be too complex... 

alt text Narcos: Season One (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

You have to give series creators Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro and executive producer Eric Newman a lot of respect for what they were able to achieve. And for Netflix for creating an exclusive... 

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

Kieran Darcy-Smith’s “The Duel” is an entertaining yet standard revenge western film.   The storyline may get over-the-top at times, but it’s probably Liam Hemsworth’s best... 

alt text Supergirl: The Complete First Season (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Supergirl: The Complete First Season” is a delightfully, entertaining superhero action drama series that definitely does a great job of paying homage to the comic book series, but also showcasing... 

alt text Plastic Memories Vol. 1 (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Plastic Memories” may feature a story reminiscent of “Video Girl Ai” and “Chobits” but it’s captivating story with interesting characters and backgrounds,... 

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

Hoon-jung Park’s “The Tiger” is an amazing, yet violent film that features a wonderful performance by actor Choi Min-shik. And the collaboration of both men have no doubt led to creation... 

alt text Once Upon a Time: The Complete Fifth Season (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Captivating, addictive and in my opinion, one of the best drama series currently on television, “Once Upon a Time” is a unique, well-produced, well-acted, well-written drama series that will... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Sweethearts of the Gridiron (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

If you are familiar with the Kilgore College Rangerettes and are curious about them, their rich history and what it takes to make the drill team squad, then look no further, “Sweethearts of the... 

alt text Blunt Talk (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Blunt Talk” is a refreshing, fun and entertaining series in which audiences who love the performance of actor Patrick Stewart, will see him in a role which many would never expect him to... 

alt text Grey’s Anatomy – Complete Twelfth Season: Let the Sun Shine (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Grey’s Anatomy” season 12 was a well-balanced season with a lot of emotional situations, testing of relationships, forgiveness and if anything, character building episodes to setup... 

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