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alt text “DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION,” A CBS PRIMETIME SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE TALK SHOW HOST’S LEGENDARY CAREER, TO BE BROADCAST MONDAY, MAY 4

Emmy Award Winner Ray Romano to Host the Special CBS will salute David Letterman and his legendary broadcasting career with DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION, a 90-minute primetime special celebrating his more than three decades in television, on Monday, May 4 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Vol. 4 by Naoki Serizawa (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

From Naoki Serizawa, creator of the manga series “Saru Lock” comes a prequel to “Resident Evil 6″ as students at a private academy are being turned... 

MUSIC SUPERSTAR BRITNEY SPEARS MAKES THE WORLDWIDE TELEVISION DEBUT OF “PRETTY GIRLS” FEATURING IGGY AZALEA ON THE “2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” Returns to ABC Sunday, May 17th at 8pm ET Live From the MGM Grand Garden Arena Music superstar Britney Spears will return to the global... 

alt text “DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION,” A CBS PRIMETIME SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE TALK SHOW HOST’S LEGENDARY CAREER, TO BE BROADCAST MONDAY, MAY 4

Emmy Award Winner Ray Romano to Host the Special CBS will salute David Letterman and his legendary broadcasting career with DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION, a 90-minute... 

DISNEY-ABC ANNOUNCES ABC OWNED STATION GROUP AS LAUNCH PARTNER FOR UPCOMING SYNDICATED DAYTIME TALKER “THE F·A·B” (Working Title) WITH TYRA BANKS

Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley Set To Join Tyra As Co-Hosts on Lifestyle Show For Fall 2015 BURBANK, CA. – Disney-ABC announced today that it has... 

“WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE” LISTINGS 4/22-4/30

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – HAYDEN PANETTIERE and LORI LOUGHLIN Show 12072** Thursday, April 23, 2015 – GINA RODRIGUEZ and MO’NIQUE Show 12073 Sunday, April 26, 2015 – KENYA... 

THE “50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS” DELIVERS ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE 1998

Special Three-and-a-Half-Hour Broadcast Grows +10% in Viewers, +6% in Adults 18-49 and +7% in Adults 25-54 Airing From 8:00-11:30 PM The 8:00-11:00 PM Primetime Portion... 

J!-ENT INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES

Ani-Me Con 4.0 by Derek Orchard (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

Ani-me Con was held at the Manchester Mall in Fresno, California, March 20th and 21th . This is Ani -me... 

alt text Anime on Display 2015 Report by Darren Yamashita (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

Anime on Display (AOD) was back at the San Francisco Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel this year, a celebration... 

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

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... 

SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “FOOD WARS! SHOKUGEKI NO SOMA”

HOUSTON, April 6, 2015 – Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce its latest acquisition Food Wars! Shokugeki... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text Terra Formars Vol. 6 (Story by Yu Sasuga, Art by Ken-Ichi Tachibana) (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

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

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

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 make-up the final line-up of stars to perform at the coveted event Miami – April 23, 2015 –... 

MUSIC SUPERSTAR BRITNEY SPEARS MAKES THE WORLDWIDE TELEVISION DEBUT OF “PRETTY GIRLS” FEATURING IGGY AZALEA ON THE “2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” Returns to ABC Sunday, May 17th at 8pm ET Live From the MGM Grand Garden Arena Music superstar Britney Spears will return to the global television stage for a must-see... 

alt text “DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION,” A CBS PRIMETIME SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE TALK SHOW HOST’S LEGENDARY CAREER, TO BE BROADCAST MONDAY, MAY 4

Emmy Award Winner Ray Romano to Host the Special CBS will salute David Letterman and his legendary broadcasting career with DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION, a 90-minute primetime special celebrating... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text Enter the Dangerous Mind (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you do care about mental health, if you do care about storyline pacing and exploration of a character’s descent into darkness, then you’ll find “Enter the Dangerous Mind” to... 

alt text Life of Riley (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

I absolutely found the film to be entertaining and fun, but also enjoyed the changes of the characters through the course of the film and its vibrant set and fantastic acting.  A film of pure exuberance... 

alt text Goodbye to Language 3D (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Goodbye to Language 3D” is an entertaining, complex and yet cerebral film.  One that requires multiple viewings, a film that requires you to be fully in the zone and not distracted as you... 

alt text The River – The Criterion Collection #276 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The River” is wonderful! Whether or not you consider this as Jean Renoir’s final masterpiece is of course subjective to the viewer, but I found the film to be unique. And for first... 

alt text The Garden of Sinners: recalled out summer. Limited Edition (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

With the release of “The Garden of Sinners: recalled out summer. Limited Edition”, you are getting a film on Blu-ray that is no doubt, one of the shining gems of 2015 ala anime on Blu-ray.... 

alt text Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie: -Rebellion- (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: -Rebellion” turned out to be a wonderful film that answers many questions for fans of the series but also takes the series to a new direction if needed,... 

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

“Supremacy” is a riveting story of white supremacists invading the home of an African-American family and what the family will do to survive.  Based on a true story,”Supremacy”... 

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

If you dig moronic comedy, especially Kevin Hart films, then “The Wedding Ringer” is for you! Images courtesy of © 2015 Screen Gems. All Rights Reserved. TITLE: The Wedding Ringer FILM... 

alt text Cries and Whispers – The Criterion Collection #101 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Ingmar Bergman’s “Cries and Whispers” features the exploration of selfish, miserable characters which Bergman has managed to capture amazingly well in film.  Disturbing and not an... 

DVD REVIEWS

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... 

alt text That Night’s Wife (from the Eclipse Series #42 – Silent Ozu: Three Crime Dramas) (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

This film is another wonderful addition to the “Eclipse Series #42 – Silent Ozu: Three Crime Dramas”. It’s shorter and much darker than the other two films, but still, entertaining... 

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

   “Walk Cheerfully” is a wonderful inclusion to the “Eclipse Series #42 – Silent Ozu: Thee Crime Dramas”.  And for those who like a little comedy, romance and drama,... 

alt text Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 21 – Original & Uncut (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 21 – Original & Uncut” features filler episodes touching upon Naruto’s past but also episodes that brings us back to the Great Ninja War with the... 

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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