VIZ Announces Neon Alley Spring Lineup
San Francisco, CA -- VIZ Media unveiled its new spring programming line-up for Neon Alley with seven exciting premieres for the innovative anime channel available for the Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE as well as for the PlayStation3 (PS3) gaming system and the PlayStation Network.
Set to premiere on Friday, April 19th will be Accel World, Fate/Zero, and the Season 2 opening episode of Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-ne. Saturday, April 20th offers the Neon Alley debut of Bleach Season 1, as well as the exclusive English dub premiere of new Naruto Shippuden episodes, the start of Season 2 of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, and the launch of the intense action series, Zetman. Check NeonAlley.com for specific airtimes in your geographical area.
“The new schedule of spring anime premieres is the most exciting we’ve launched on Neon Alley,” says Charlene Ingram, Senior Manager, Animation Marketing. “From continuing action anime favorites like Naruto Shippuden, and Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, to brand new series such as Zetman, Accel World, the highly acclaimed Fate/Zero, and the addition of one of the most popular anime of all time, Bleach, there will be plenty of reasons to tune into Neon Alley this month. We look forward to lots of North American anime fans experiencing this exciting way to enjoy some of the best in animated entertainment from Japan!”
Accel World Premieres Friday April 19th
The year is 2046. Haruyuki Arita is a young boy who finds himself on the lowest social rungs of his school. Ashamed of his miserable life, Haruyuki can only cope by indulging in virtual games. But that all changes when Kuroyukihime, the most popular girl in school, introduces him to a mysterious program called Brain Burst and a virtual reality called the Accel World.
Fate/Zero Premieres Friday April 19th
Fate/Zero is based on a popular Japanese light novel, written by Gen Urobuchi and illustrated by Takashi Takeuchi. This is the story that goes back to zero, back to the beginning. The ultimate battle royal, in which seven Masters vying for control of the miracle-granting Holy Grail summon seven Servants and fight until only one remains... The Holy Grail War!