Author: Gabriel Persechino-Forest     Published: February 7th, 2018

So today we start with Crunchyroll’s chart of the most watched series by countries in Europe. You can see the chart above.

Source: Crunchyroll

 

Gō-chan. ~Moco and the Promise Made on the Ice~

A new movie featuring TV Asahi mascot Go-Chan and focusing on figure skating has been announced.

Source: Mantan Web

 

Streaming News

Crunchyroll is adding the English dub of March Comes in Like a Lion and Occultic;Nine. They have also added the dub of Kiznaiver as well. Meanwhile, Viewster added the anime Earl and Fairy.

Source: Crunchyroll (Link 1 and Link 2), Viewster and Anime UK News

 

Physical Release News

Sentai Filmworks confirmed that the release of Legend of the Galactic Heroes is coming out in 2018. Anime Limited (UK) plans to release Kakegurui on DVD and BD next year.

Source: Sentai Filmworks and All the Anime

 

Theatrical News

Mary and the Witch’s Flower is coming to theaters on February 24 (Dub) and 26 (Sub). The new Initial D movie trilogy will also have US screenings: The first two movies will play as a double feature on February 23 and the third movie will play on March 9.

It seems we also have a few Ghibli movies coming back to theaters as well:

Ponyo: March 25, 26, 28

The Cat Returns: April 22, 23, 25

Porco Rosso: May 20, 21, 23

Pom Poko: June 17, 18, 20

Princess Mononoke: July 22, 23, 25

My Neighbor Totoro: September 30, October 1, October 3

Spirited Away: October 28, 29, 30

Castle in the Sky: November 18, 19, 20

Source: Anime News Network (Link 1 and Link 2) and Fandango

 

China Bans a Couple of Series

Both Darling in the Franxx and Slow Start have been banned by China and no specific reason was given.

Source: Comic Book.com