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J!-ENT SPOTLIGHT

alt text CHRISTIAN BORLE, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, TYNE DALY, KELSEY GRAMMER, VANESSA HUDGENS, BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES, MATTHEW MORRISON, KELLI O’HARA, CHITA RIVERA AND KEN WATANABE SET TO PERFORM ON “THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®,” SUNDAY, JUNE 7 ON CBS

Tony Award Winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming to Host the Telecast from Radio City Music Hall in New York City The first group of performers have been announced for THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®, airing live on Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

“TEEN CHOICE 2015” TO GIVE TEENS MORE POWER THAN EVER BEFORE!

SUMMER’S HOTTEST LIVE EVENT RETURNS SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, LIVE ON FOX For the First Time Ever, Fans Can Choose the TEEN CHOICE 2015 Surfboard Design at an All-New TeenChoice.com... 

alt text CHRISTIAN BORLE, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, TYNE DALY, KELSEY GRAMMER, VANESSA HUDGENS, BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES, MATTHEW MORRISON, KELLI O’HARA, CHITA RIVERA AND KEN WATANABE SET TO PERFORM ON “THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®,” SUNDAY, JUNE 7 ON CBS

Tony Award Winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming to Host the Telecast from Radio City Music Hall in New York City The first group of performers have been announced for... 

“The Whispers” to premiere on June 1st on ABC

SEVERAL KIDS HAVE BEEN TALKING TO THEIR IMAGINARY FRIEND, DRILL – WHO IS NOT AS IMAGINARY AS THEIR PARENTS THINK – WHOSE MYSTERIOUS GAMES TURN DANGEROUS, AND HALFWAY... 

NEW REALITY SERIES “THE BRIEFCASE” PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, MAY 27

The Show Features Families Experiencing Financial Setbacks Who Are Given a Large Sum of Money and Told to Make a Potentially Life-Altering Decision “Bronsons/Bergins”... 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON “THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN” ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, 5/18-5/22

(Monday through Friday, 12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT, Following Broadcasts of the “Late Show with David Letterman”) (*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule,... 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON “THE TALK” ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, 5/18-5/22

Monday through Friday (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT) (*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule, (n) Denotes new) Monday, May 18 Actress Tracee Ellis Ross;... 

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

BIGGEST NAMES IN LATIN MUSIC TO PERFORM AT THE 2015 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS THURSDAY APRIL 30 AT 7PM/6c ON TELEMUNDO

Marc Anthony, Luis Fonsi, Gerardo Ortiz, Pedro Fernandez, Belinda, Juan Magan, Gente de Zona and Ne-Yo... 

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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... 

alt text J-POP SUMMIT ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 2015 FESTIVAL THAT WILL OFFER A WIDER ARRAY OF JAPANESE POP CULTURE ATTRACTIONS

The Bay Area’s Premiere Japanese Pop Culture Event Moves To Historic Fort Mason And Transitions To... 

ANIME RELATED NEWS

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES BLU-RAY RELEASE OF INUYASHA: THE FINAL ACT

Exciting Grand Finale Of The Legendary Fantasy Action Anime Series Set For Blu-ray And DVD Release San... 

alt text VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES PRE-ORDERS FOR THE UPCOMING HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF SAILOR MOON R, SEASON 2, SET 1

Second Season Of The Legendary Anime Series Features Episodes 47-69 Available This Summer As A Limited... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text Nisekoi: False Love Vol. 9 by Naoshi Komi (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

Love is in the air in the latest ninth volume of Naoshi Komi’s “Nisekoi: False Love”. ... 

TOY NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text life in plastic: LEGO Legends of Chima – Gorzan’s Walker (30262) Review

I have not been disappointed by a LEGO Legends of Chima polybag release at all. Each of the minifigure... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

“TEEN CHOICE 2015” TO GIVE TEENS MORE POWER THAN EVER BEFORE!

SUMMER’S HOTTEST LIVE EVENT RETURNS SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, LIVE ON FOX For the First Time Ever, Fans Can Choose the TEEN CHOICE 2015 Surfboard Design at an All-New TeenChoice.com and Suggest Ideas for New... 

alt text CHRISTIAN BORLE, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, TYNE DALY, KELSEY GRAMMER, VANESSA HUDGENS, BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES, MATTHEW MORRISON, KELLI O’HARA, CHITA RIVERA AND KEN WATANABE SET TO PERFORM ON “THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®,” SUNDAY, JUNE 7 ON CBS

Tony Award Winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming to Host the Telecast from Radio City Music Hall in New York City The first group of performers have been announced for THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®,... 

“The Whispers” to premiere on June 1st on ABC

SEVERAL KIDS HAVE BEEN TALKING TO THEIR IMAGINARY FRIEND, DRILL – WHO IS NOT AS IMAGINARY AS THEIR PARENTS THINK – WHOSE MYSTERIOUS GAMES TURN DANGEROUS, AND HALFWAY ACROSS THE WORLD, DEFENSE DEPARTMENT... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

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

“Leviathan” is an interesting character examination of people who feel trapped in their environment, ill decisions that have major consequences. The exploration of the character through brilliant... 

alt text Vice & Virtue (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Vice & Virtue” is an interesting moralistic tale of two sisters and the different paths they have chosen during Nazi occupation. While the film could have been darker and more sadistic,... 

alt text Kill la Kill Volume 5: Limited Edition (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you have stuck with the series for this long, you definitely do not want to miss these final episodes!   “Kill la Kill Volume 5: Limited Edition” is recommended! Image courtesy of © TRIGGER,... 

alt text Limelight – The Criterion Collection #756 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

I know that many people prefer the silent films of Chaplin, and there are those who are not familiar with his later films. But “Limelight” is a later Chaplin film that is recommended for... 

alt text Nisekoi: False Love Part 4 (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Nisekoi: False Love” is an enjoyable, humorous and crazy anime series that gradually gets better and better.  With volume 4, it features one of the more emotional episodes of the series... 

alt text Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida – The Criterion Collection #751-752 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida” are two films that will surely satisfy fans of Morris’ work.  While those who want to know more about Errol Morris will want to check out “The... 

alt text White Haired Witch (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“White Haired Witch” is a film for those who want a romantic action film that will keep you occupied for under two hours.  Not a great film, nor a bad one.  But if you are a Fan Bingbing... 

alt text Masters of Sex: Season Two (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Masters of Sex” is one of my favorite series currently airing on television which curious viewers can expect great writing, wonderful acting in each of the 12 sexually-charged episodes that are absolutely... 

alt text Mr. Turner (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Mr. Turner” is another wonderful and intriguing film by filmmaker Mike Leigh. Featuring a wonderful performance by actor Timothy Spall, Mike Leigh was able to give insight to one of the... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Winter Sleep (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Winter Sleep” is an entertaining, smartly written, conversational film from director Nuri Bilge Ceylan. A film that uses conversation as a way to bring out the characters, in a similar style... 

alt text Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 22 – Original & Uncut (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 212 – Original & Uncut” is a volume featuring both entertaining and action-packed filler episodes but also episodes that deal with the Great Ninja War,... 

alt text Magi: The Kingdom of Magic – Complete DVD Set Vol. 1 (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Magi: The Kingdom of Magic – Complete DVD Set Vol. 1″ is a fantastic, action-packed anime series! For now, it kicks off the solo adventures of Aladdin, Alibaba, Morgiana and Hakuryu... 

alt text Eclipse Series #42 – Silent Ozu: Three Crime Dramas (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Eclipse Series #42 – Silent Ozu: Thee Crime Dramas” is a fantastic DVD release. The Criterion Collection has been a solid supporter of Ozu’s work and to see these three crime... 

alt text Dragnet Girl (from the Eclipse Series #42 – Silent Ozu: Three Crime Dramas) (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Dragnet Girl” is a wonderful inclusion to the “Eclipse Series #42 – Silent Ozu: Thee Crime Dramas”.  It’s no doubt a film that is inspired by Ozu’s love for... 

VIDEO GAME NEWS

Forsaken World Mobile: The Landmark MMORPG Series, Coming Soon to Mobile from Fedeen Games

A portal to adventure in the palm of your hand! Available soon on iOS and Android Devices. San Francisco... 

KOEI TECMO AMERICA LAUNCHES TOUKIDEN: KIWAMI FOR PLAYSTATION®4 AND PLAYSTATION®VITA

Do Battle with Titanic Demons and Rescue Fallen Heroes in Humanity’s Last Stand for Survival; Includes... 

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