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alt text FIRST-TIME PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD NOMINEE IGGY AZALEA AND LAST YEAR’S PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER FALL OUT BOY TO PERFORM AT “PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2015”

  Awards Show Will be Broadcast Live Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 on CBS Grammy Award-nominated Iggy Azalea and Grammy Award winner Fall Out Boy will perform live at PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2015, from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

alt text NEW SEASON OF NBC’S “CELEBRITY APPRENTICE” WILL PREMIERE ON CNBC ON 1/16

The new season of CELEBRITY APPRENTICE consists of 7 two hour episodes. Two 2 hour episodes will air on Week 1.   (ALL TIMES ARE IN ET) Friday, 1/16/2015:   9:00... 

“BACHELOR” AND “BACHELORETTE” COUPLES, FAN FAVORITES AND HOST CHRIS HARRISON WILL RIDE ON THE FIRST-EVER “BACHELOR” FLOAT IN THE 126th ROSE PARADE®

“BACHELOR” AND “BACHELORETTE” COUPLES, FAN FAVORITES AND HOST CHRIS HARRISON WILL SHARE THEIR LOVE WITH MILLIONS OF VIEWERS ON THE FIRST-EVER“BACHELOR” FLOAT... 

19 JUNIOR HOME COOKS TAKE OVER THE KITCHEN ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF “MASTERCHEF JUNIOR” TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, ON FOX

The kids are back and taking over the kitchen. Season Three of the hit cooking competition series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR returns Tuesday, Jan. 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Host... 

“THE CHEW” IS COUNTING DOWN TO CHRISTMAS

A Week of Encore Holiday Shows December 22–26   Listings for the week of DECEMBER 22 — 26 (subject to change; weekdays, 1:00 p.m., ET; broadcast in stereo): MONDAY,... 

ENCORE BROADCASTS OF ABC’S “THE VIEW,” DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 2

“The View” is a live, one-hour daily talk show from ABC (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET) featuring moderator Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O’Donnell, Rosie Perez and Nicolle... 

MARION COTILLARD, ETHAN HAWKE, JERRY SPRINGER, KIRSTIE ALLEY AND PATRICK STEWART ON ABC’S “THE VIEW,” JANUARY 5-9, 2015

Tracey Wigfield, Kathy Griffin, Michelle Williams, Cristela Alonzo (ABC’s “Cristela”) Guest Co-host   “The View” is a live, one-hour daily talk show... 

J!-ENT INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES

alt text Our J!-ENT 2014 ANNUAL is now available!

Each year, we release a J!-ENT annual issue that deals with Asian pop culture and also our event coverage... 

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... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AROUND THE WORLD

alt text Our J!-ENT 2014 ANNUAL is now available!

Each year, we release a J!-ENT annual issue that deals with Asian pop culture and also our event coverage... 

mechapunch.com - Asian Pop Culture

alt text MechaIke AKB48 special – AKB48 got punked!

AKB48 has appeared on “Mecha Mecha Iketteru!” for years and often, a lot of good comedy... 

alt text SCANDAL releases newest single and annouces world tour!

SCANDAL releases newest single “Image”. SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2015 “HELLO WORLD” announced!! Today... 

alt text EGOIST , new single “Fallen” available today!

EGOIST , new single “Fallen” available now! Featured as the ending theme song for the anime series... 

ANIME RELATED NEWS

alt text VIZ MEDIA AND ELEVEN ARTS PRESENT A VERY SPECIAL THEATRICAL PREMIERE OF “THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE” IN MAJOR U.S. CITIES BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY

Don’t Miss The Climactic Cinematic Adventure As The World’s Most Popular Ninja Stars In His Latest... 

alt text VIZ MEDIA LAUNCHES AKIRA TORIYAMA’s JACO THE GALACTIC PATROLMAN MANGA SERIES

From The Creator Of DRAGON BALL This Hilarious Manga About An Unlikely Friendship Between A Clumsy Interstellar... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text VIZ MEDIA DEBUTS NAOKI URASAWA’S SUSPENSFUL MANGA SERIES MASTER KEATON

Gripping Manga Series With Post-Cold War Era Intrigue And Espionage From The Award-Winning Creator Of... 

TOY NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text life in plastic: LEGO STAR WARS: MICROFIGHTERS – TIE Interceptor (75031) Review

If you are a LEGO STAR WARS fan, the MICROFIGHTERS line-up, let alone the TIE Interceptor is very... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

“BACHELOR” AND “BACHELORETTE” COUPLES, FAN FAVORITES AND HOST CHRIS HARRISON WILL RIDE ON THE FIRST-EVER “BACHELOR” FLOAT IN THE 126th ROSE PARADE®

“BACHELOR” AND “BACHELORETTE” COUPLES, FAN FAVORITES AND HOST CHRIS HARRISON WILL SHARE THEIR LOVE WITH MILLIONS OF VIEWERS ON THE FIRST-EVER“BACHELOR” FLOAT IN THE 126th ROSE PARADE®   ABC... 

19 JUNIOR HOME COOKS TAKE OVER THE KITCHEN ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF “MASTERCHEF JUNIOR” TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, ON FOX

The kids are back and taking over the kitchen. Season Three of the hit cooking competition series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR returns Tuesday, Jan. 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Host and award-winning chef Gordon... 

alt text FIRST-TIME PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD NOMINEE IGGY AZALEA AND LAST YEAR’S PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER FALL OUT BOY TO PERFORM AT “PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2015”

  Awards Show Will be Broadcast Live Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 on CBS Grammy Award-nominated Iggy Azalea and Grammy Award winner Fall Out Boy will perform live at PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2015, from the... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text Safe – The Criterion Collection #739 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Safe” is the film that help propel the careers of filmmaker Todd Haynes, producer Christine Vachon and actress Julianne Moore.  But the film’s ambiguous nature, the unexpected and... 

alt text Gurren Lagann Volume 3 (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Gurren Lagann” can be described in one word and that is “Fantastic!”. There is so much to love about this anime series and for those who had owned it on DVD may want to own it on Blu-ray as... 

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

Exhilarating and action-packed! If you are looking for an action film that is exciting and not too deep, then definitely give “The Equalizer” a try! Images courtesy of © 2014 Columbia Pictures.... 

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

Leos Carax’ “Mauvais Sang” is a masterpiece.  It is unpredictable, unexpected yet breathtaking all at once.  And the film is cinematic poetry at its very best. Highly recommended! Images... 

alt text The Legend of Korra – Book Three: Change (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

While it is a shame that “The Legend of Korra” is not airing on television any longer and is being released via online, by no means should anyone think this serious as inferior to “Avatar:... 

alt text Nisekoi: False Love Part 1 (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Nisekoi: False Love” is an enjoyable, humorous and crazy anime series that I couldn’t help myself but watch all episodes in one night. It’s an addictive anime series and for... 

alt text Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you are a big fan of “Naruto Shippuden”, I have no doubt that many of you are going to buy this film on DVD or Blu-ray. But if you own a Blu-ray player, I highly recommend this Blu-ray... 

alt text Guardians of the Galaxy (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Guardians of the Galaxy” was a pleasant surprise.  A film that scores highly for its humor, its action ad its unpredictable storyline and a Blu-ray that is a reference title, “Guardians... 

alt text Gurren Lagann Volume 2 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

A mecha anime from the folks at GAINAX that is imaginative, sexy and explosive. Be prepared for the emotional high and lows of volume 2 as we get comedy, action but also a surprising tragedy that will... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Dormant Beauty (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Dormant Beauty” is another thought-provoking and wonderful film from the great Marco Bellochio.  Featuring strong performances from its cast, this bold film is recommended! Images courtesy... 

alt text Silver Spoon: Complete 2nd Season (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Silver Spoon: Complete 2nd Season” was an entertaining, charming and enjoyable series! But it’s also features realistic topics for those growing up or studying agriculture. Not only... 

alt text Magic in the Moonlight (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

Woody Allen’s “Magic in the Moonlight” is still entertaining and has a lot of charm, but considering the film uses the word “magic” in its title, it is a film that is missing... 

alt text Les Blank: Always For Pleasure – The Criterion Collection #737 (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Les Blank: Always for Pleasure” is a wonderful collection of several of Les Blank’s films spanning four decades.  Bundled with plenty of special features, this is a wonderful set... 

alt text The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind – The Criterion Collection #734-735 (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind” is a wonderful release from the Criterion Collection as you get both films together. This is the best looking version of both films to date and if you... 

VIDEO GAME NEWS

KOEI TECMO AMERICA RELEASES FIRST TRAILER FOR ATELIER SHALLIE: ALCHEMISTS OF THE DUSK SEA

KOEI TECMO America today released the first trailer for Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea telling... 

Music Box Films Presents THE GREEN PRINCE on VOD, DVD and Blu Jan 20th

MUSIC BOX FILMS HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES The Green Prince THE HARROWING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE SON... 

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