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alt text J!-ENT will covering Anime Expo 2015

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ FINAL MATCH, THIS SUNDAY, JULY 5 AT 6:30PM/5:30C/3:30P ON TELEMUNDO

For the first time in eight years viewers will be able to enjoy the final match on Spanish-language network TV, with the extra excitement of watching the US compete for... 

‘SUITS’ CONTINUES TO SET THE BAR HIGH AS USA NETWORK RENEWS THE HIT ORIGINAL DRAMA FOR A SIXTH SEASON

From Universal Cable Productions, Season Five Currently airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on USA NEW YORK – July 1, 2015 – USA Network announced today a 16-episode sixth season... 

A PANEL OF CELEBRITIES WORK TOGETHER “TO TELL THE TRUTH” ON ABC’S NEW COMEDIC VARIETY SHOW

Anthony Anderson (Actor, Comedian, Star and Executive Producer of “black-ish”) Hosts Betty White and NeNe Leakes to Serve as Panelists Additional Celebrity Guests will... 

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SENSATION LITTLE MIX TO PERFORM NEW SINGLE “BLACK MAGIC” ON “TEEN CHOICE 2015” LIVE SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, ON FOX

Fifth Harmony to present the Candie’s Choice Style Icon Award Jack Black, Sarah Hyland, Bethany Mota, Tyler Oakley, Gregg Sulkin, Bella Thorne and R5 among Choice... 

“ZOO” PREMIERES AS THE SUMMER’S MOST-WATCHED NEW SCRIPTED SERIES

ZOO, CBS’s new event summer series, premiered with 8.07 million viewers making it the most-watched new scripted show of the summer, according to Nielsen preliminary... 

Ratings: Survey Says: The Premiere Of The Steve Harvey-Hosted “Celebrity Family Feud” Starts Off The Summer With Hot Ratings

SURVEY SAYS: THE PREMIERE OF THE STEVE HARVEY-HOSTED “CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD” STARTS OFF THE SUMMER WITH HOT RATINGS The Spinoff of the Popular Syndicated Series Produced... 

J!-ENT INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES

J!-EVENT COVERAGE: The 13th Korea Times Music Festival at Hollywood Bowl (May 2, 2015)

J!-ENT’s Dennis and Charles traveled to Los Angeles for the Korea Times Music Festival at the... 

Big WOW! Comicfest 2015 By Derek Orchard (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

Article and Photos by Derek Orchard Big WOW! Comic fest was held in San Jose, California on April 18... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AROUND THE WORLD

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL OF CÓRDOBA ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR THE 11TH EDITION

Special Guests To Include Howard Shore, Kenji Kawai, David Shire Honorary President Murray Gold And Third... 

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2015 J-POP SUMMIT Announces Opening Night Event At Historic Castro Theatre In S.F.

Opening Night Event On August 7th Will Screen Electric Dragon 80000V Starring Actor Tadanobu Asano And... 

2015 J-POP SUMMIT TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY FIRST OFFICIAL GUESTS OF HONOR ANNOUNCED

General Admission And V.I.P. Passes To The Bay Area’s Premiere Japanese Pop Culture Event At Fort Mason... 

alt text 2015 J-POP SUMMIT TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY FIRST OFFICIAL GUESTS OF HONOR ANNOUNCED

General Admission And V.I.P. Passes To The Bay Area’s Premiere Japanese Pop Culture Event At Fort Mason... 

ANIME RELATED NEWS

alt text VIZ Media Acquires ONE-PUNCH MAN Anime!

VIZ Media is thrilled to announce at our just-ended VIZ Media panel at Anime Expo today the media... 

“PARASYTE -THE MAXIM-” INVADES TOONAMI™

HOUSTON, July 2, 2015 – Humankind’s extinction begins this fall as Parasyte -the maxim- invades Toonami,... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text Assassination Classroom vol. 3 by Yusei Matsui (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Assassination Classroom” is an enjoyable, humorous and action-packed manga series thus... 

TOY NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text life in plastic: LEGO CITY – Demolition Starter Set (60072) review

“LEGO CITY – Demolition Starer Set” gets five stars for its price, playability,... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

alt text VIZ Media Acquires ONE-PUNCH MAN Anime!

VIZ Media is thrilled to announce at our just-ended VIZ Media panel at Anime Expo today the media rights acquisition of the highly anticipated ONE-PUNCH MAN anime series about the average-guy-turned-superhero... 

“PARASYTE -THE MAXIM-” INVADES TOONAMI™

HOUSTON, July 2, 2015 – Humankind’s extinction begins this fall as Parasyte -the maxim- invades Toonami, the hugely popular Adult Swim™ anime block. Sentai Filmworks announced Thursday during their... 

THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ FINAL MATCH, THIS SUNDAY, JULY 5 AT 6:30PM/5:30C/3:30P ON TELEMUNDO

For the first time in eight years viewers will be able to enjoy the final match on Spanish-language network TV, with the extra excitement of watching the US compete for first place Japan and England... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text The Salt of the Earth (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you are a fan or a person who respects the work of Sebastião Salgado, “The Salt of the Earth” is highly recommended.  Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado has done a wonderful job... 

alt text André Gregory & Wallace Shawn: 3 Films Blu-ray Box Set (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

While each of the three films might not be for the masses who are used to traditional Hollywood cinema, for those who appreciate intelligent, verbose, contemporary cinema with a strong connection to... 

alt text A Master Builder – The Criterion Collection #762 (as part of “André Gregory & Wallace Shawn: 3 Films”) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you are passionate about theater and seeing film adaptations based on plays, but also being a fan of Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn’s work, “A Master Builder” is another recommended... 

alt text Vanya on 42nd Street – The Criterion Collection #599 (as part of “André Gregory & Wallace Shawn: 3 Films”) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Louis Malle’s final film “Vanya on 42nd Street” shows his love of theater and his desire to show it on the big screen, but also a film that shows a dedication of friends coming together... 

alt text My Dinner with Andre – The Criterion Collection #479 (as part of “André Gregory & Wallace Shawn: 3 Films”) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“My Dinner with Andre” is unique and intelligent but it’s the type of film that is not meant for the masses, primarily because most people will have a hard time relating to the discussion... 

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

 Damian Szifron’s “Wild Tales” is a magnificent anthology film that revolves around revenge.  Well-acted, well-shot but also wonderfully directed!  Highly recommended! Images courtesy... 

alt text The Bridge – The Criterion Collection #763 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The Bridge” is a wonderful post-World War II film by filmmaker Bernhard Wicki with an anti-war message that would win over audiences but also usher a new generation of New German Cinema... 

alt text Falling Skies: The Complete Fourth Season (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Falling Skies: The Complete Fourth Season” goes into uncharted territory by stripping away the characters and putting them in situations they have never faced before. Many more characters... 

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

A fantastic, riveting action-packed television drama, “The Last Ship: The Complete First Season” is a series that I have no problems recommending. Images courtesy of © 2015 TNT Originals,... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Magi: The Kingdom of Magic – Complete DVD Set Vol. 2 (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Magi: The Kingdom of Magic – Complete DVD Set Vol. 2″ is a fantastic, action-packed conclusion to the second season and I can’t wait for a third season! Recommended! Images... 

alt text Teen Beach 2 (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“’50s surf musical meets modern Disney musicals in the sequel to “Teen Beach”!  If you loved the original, you’ll more than likely dig the sequel!  Recommended! Images... 

alt text House of Cards: The Complete Third Season (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“House of Cards” focuses on Frank and Claire Underwood and where Frank was always seen as the man gearing himself to become the most powerful man in the United States, we now see Claire now... 

alt text Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: NYC Showdown (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

If you grew up with this action-packed animated series and still appreciate it or want to introduce your own child to watch the 2003 animated series, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: NYC” is... 

alt text World Conquest: Zvezda Plot – Complete DVD Set (a J!-ENT Anime on DVD Review)

“World Conquest: Zvezda Plot – Complete DVD Set” has turned out to be a fantastic anime series that left me wanting to watch every episode. Humorous, action-packed, unique and unpredictable,... 

VIDEO GAME NEWS

E3 2015 PRESENCE ANNOUNCED FOR ROCK-THEMED CO-OP DUNGEON BRAWLER, SUPER DUNGEON BROS

Watford, United Kingdom – (June 4th, 2015) – Wired Productions, an established independent digital... 

Iron Bit Launches Major Update in Action MMO-Sandbox Experience, Colonies Online

Crafting System and Weapons Archetypes Now Available Moscow, Russia – June 5th, 2015 – Independent... 

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