Mission Accepted: “SPY x FAMILY” Season 2 Comes To Crunchyroll In October

Mission Accepted: “SPY x FAMILY” Season 2 Comes To Crunchyroll In October

Loid, Anya, Yor, and Bond return for more adventure in SPY x FAMILY Season 2, which premieres this October. The series will be subtitled and dubbed in all territories, with new episodes premiering every week beginning on Saturday, October 7th after its broadcast in Japan.

WIT Studio (Attack on Titan; VINLAND SAGA; Ranking of Kings) and CloverWorks (Horimiya; My Dress-Up Darling; the Rascal Does Not Dream series) created the animation for SPY x FAMILY Season 2.

This season is co-directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi (1999’s Hunter x Hunter) and Takahiro Harada, who previously worked as an assistant director on the series. Ichiro Okouchi (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury) wrote the series, Kazuaki Shimada (The Promised Neverland) designed the characters, and (K)NoW_NAME composed the music.

The Japanese voice cast and characters:

  • Takuya Eguchi as Loid Forger
  • Atsumi Tanezaki as Anya Forger
  • Saori Hayami as Yor Forger
  • Kenichirou Matsuda as Bond Forger / Narrator
  • Hiroyuki Yoshino as Franky Franklin
  • Yuhko Kaida as Sylvia Sherwood
  • Kazuhiro Yamaji as Henry Henderson
  • Kensho Ono as Yuri Briar
  • Natsumi Fujiwara as Damian Desmond
  • Emiri Kato as Becky Blackbell
  • Ayane Sakura as Fiona Frost

SPY x FAMILY Season 2 dubs will be produced in English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Castilian Spanish, Russian, and Arabic. Dates for the dub premieres will be announced later.

Long Live ‘Alice in Borderland’: Dystopian Thriller Returns for Season 3

Long Live ‘Alice in Borderland’: Dystopian Thriller Returns for Season 3

Get ready for another heart-pounding journey into the twisted world of survival as Netflix officially confirms the much-awaited renewal of its global smash hit series, Alice in Borderland.

With Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya reprising their roles as Arisu and Usagi in Season 3, fans can look forward to witnessing the evolution of their characters in the ever-dangerous landscape of Borderland. Shinsuke Sato’s continued direction will also ensure that the series maintains its trademark intensity and cinematic excellence.

Based on the manga series of the same name by Haro Aso, Alice in Borderland follows the story of Arisu after he is transported to a parallel universe in which he has to play and win games to remain alive. The games are divided into four categories represented by suits on a deck of playing cards.

When Season 1 started streaming in December 2020, it rose to the Top 10 in more than 70 countries, earning its place as a worldwide sensation. Critics and viewers alike were enthralled, with the show boasting an impressive audience score of 96% on review website Rotten Tomatoes.

Following this successful debut, anticipation for the second installment ran high. When Season 2 debuted in December 2022, it shot up to the Top 10 in over 90 countries, claiming the No. 1 spot in 17 of them. In Japan, it held the top spot for 14 consecutive days.

Even more remarkably, just four weeks after its release, Season 2 clocked 200 million viewing hours worldwide, the highest of any title from Japan.

For now, the Joker card has appeared, declaring the triumphant return of Alice in Borderland. Fans can expect nothing short of an adrenaline-fueled rollercoaster ride as the series continues to explore profound themes of humanity, sacrifice, and the pursuit of a meaningful existence.

‘BERLIN’ launches on Netflix on December 29th

‘BERLIN’ launches on Netflix on December 29th

Netflix will release ‘BERLIN’ on December 29th. The spinoff for ‘La Casa de Papel’ follows one of the most extraordinary heists of the iconic character played by Pedro Alonso, who returns to the role of the hedonistic and clever Berlin.

Alongside him, his new gang: Michelle Jenner (‘Isabel’) plays Keila, an eminence in electronic engineering; Tristán Ulloa (‘Fariña’) goes into the skin of Damián, a philanthropic professor and Berlin’s confidant; Begoña Vargas (‘Welcome to Eden’) plays Cameron, a kamikaze who always lives on the edge; Julio Peña Fernández (‘Through My Window’) brings to life Roi, Berlin’s faithful squire; and Joel Sánchez plays Bruce, the relentless man of action in the gang. Itziar Ituño (‘La Casa de Papel’) and Najwa Nimri (‘La Casa de Papel’) come back to their roles as policewomen Raquel Murillo and Alicia Sierra respectively.

Samantha Siqueiros (‘Lady of Steel’), Julien Paschal (‘One Year, One Night’), Masi Rodríguez and Rachel Lascar (‘Through my window’) complete the cast for ‘BERLIN’.

The eight episodes of the series, created by Álex Pina (‘La Casa de Papel’, ‘Sky Rojo’) and Esther Martínez Lobato (‘La Casa de Papel’, ‘Sky Rojo’), are written by Álex Pina, Esther Martínez Lobato, David Barrocal, David Oliva and Lorena G. Maldonado. Will be directed by Albert Pintó (‘Sky Rojo’, ‘Malasaña 32’), David Barrocal (‘Sky Rojo’) and Geoffrey Cowper (‘Day Release’).

A Message from Oda: One Piece Live-Action Season 2 Sets Sail on Netflix!

A Message from Oda: One Piece Live-Action Season 2 Sets Sail on Netflix!

ONE PIECE, the global cultural phenomenon, will continue to sail the high seas of adventure in search of treasure! Netflix has renewed the series for a second season.

Eiichiro Oda, the creator and illustrator of ONE PIECE, confirmed the news today in this special video via Transponder Snail.

In the special video, Eiichiro Oda, ONE PIECE Creator, Illustrator and Executive Producer says, “To the Straw Hat Grand Fleet: What did you think of Season 1 of the live-action ONE PIECE? I spent a long time working on it with Netflix and Tomorrow Studios. It seems people around the world have been enjoying the show, which makes the hard work from the production team truly worth it.

“To everyone who’s been a fan of ONE PIECE for years, and to those who experienced ONE PIECE for the first time, thank you so much,” Eiichiro Oda says.

“Two weeks after the launch, I just received some great news,” Eiichiro Oda says. “Netflix has decided to renew the show! The adventures of Iñaki and the live-action Straw Hats will continue onward!”

Eiichiro Oda teases that Chopper will be added to the season 2 cast in the video. “From here on, it seems to me the Straw Hats will need a great doctor,” Oda says. Every true ONE PIECE fan knows that Chopper is the doctor of the Strawhat Pirates.

How Has ONE PIECE Impacted Netflix?

ONE PIECE is the number one title on Netflix worldwide as of this week, with 37.8 million views in less than two weeks since its release.

The series debuted at number one in 46 countries and reached the top ten in 93. It is one of Netflix’s highest audience scores ever, with a 96% Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes from 10,000+ ratings.

With over 4 billion search impressions for #onepiecenetflix alone on TikTok, ONE PIECE continues to generate buzz and trend globally across social platforms. Talented Instagram accounts have grown rapidly in recent months, gaining millions of followers.

Tiana’s Palace: Where Jazz, Gumbo, and Magic Meet At Disneyland

Tiana’s Palace: Where Jazz, Gumbo, and Magic Meet At Disneyland

Disneyland, known for making dreams come true and renowned for its captivating sights and delectable dining food, produces another magical experience with the new addition of the restaurant, Tiana’s Palace.

In New Orleans Square, Tiana’s Palace pays homage to Disney’s first black princess, Tiana, from “The Princess and the Frog.” Tiana’s Palace provides guests with an unforgettable culinary experience and a heartfelt tribute to the inspirational journey of Princess Tiana.

Princess Tiana, an energetic young woman aspiring to open her own restaurant, embarked on a memorable journey throughout the New Orleans bayous. Given that Princess Tiana taught us that with dedication and a sprint of magic, desires can come true, it is perhaps no surprise that her restaurant is filled with delectable menu items that encapsulate Tiana’s Palace’s flavors, atmosphere, and spirit. Situated within the heart of Disneyland’s New Orleans Square, this eatery transports guests to the colorful and flavorful you could imagine from the movie.

The culinary offerings at Tiana’s Palace are not anything short of excellent. Pulling from menu items and the culinary vision Princess Tiana had for herself during the movie, the refined and delectable taste of New Orleans showcases a mouthwatering array of Creole and Cajun dishes. House Gumbo, House-filled Beignets, Cajun Spiced Half chicken, Beef Po’Boys, Buttermilk Cornbread, and more, all prepared to perfection, are just a sample of the fantastic flavor of what awaits diners. The gumbo is a standout, with its robust flavors and authentic Creole spices, and remember the cornbread.

What sets Tiana’s Palace apart is its dedication to storytelling through meals. Each dish served here appears like a page from Tiana’s recipe book. Tiana’s Place’s signature dish, “7 Greens Gumbo with Chicken and Andouille Sausage,” is a delightful array of flavors, proposing a medley of New Orleans delights, savory gumbo, and fluffy cornbread. It is almost as if Tiana’s passion and willpower were transmuted to visitors to experience during each bite.

Beyond the delectable cuisine, the ambiance at Tiana’s Place is simply enchanting. The restaurant recreates the vibrant and magical New Orleans experience felt through the movie, “The Princess in the Frog.” With the lively jazz music and the smell of creole-inspired dishes, guests can experience some of the film’s most remarkable and memorable moments. The decor also pays homage to the film,” The Princess in the Frog,” with Tiana’s princess colors and personal touches throughout the restaurant. 

Tiana’s Palace is a must-visit in New Orleans Square for your next Disney restaurant experience. Tiana’s Palace is more than a restaurant; it’s an immersive dining experience that captures the essence of Disney magic and Princess Tiana’s unwavering spirit.

Visitors can experience New Orleans’ rich flavors and celebrate the story of the determined princess who made her dream a reality.

Tiana’s Palace is a heartfelt tribute to Tiana, the inspiring Disney princess, with its extraordinary cuisine and captivating decor. With the delectable New Orleans dishes and immersive experience, this eating place is undeniably one of the most exceptional eating destinations in Disneyland.

Next time you plan a visit to the Happiest Place on Earth, make sure to make a reservation at Tiana’s Palace for a culinary journey you want to experience.

Check out my reaction to Tiana’s Palace here.