Wit Studio has confirmed that it will be releasing the prequel anime "Attack on Titan: No Regrets, Birth of Levi" to come bundled with volumes 15 and 16 of the main storyline manga. Volume 15 is set for a Dec. 29 release this year while Volume 16 will be released on April 15, 2015.
The prequel anime will be explaining the story of Legion Commander Erwin Smith when he was still a budding star in the Scouting Legion. The anime will also be showing the fated meeting of the future Commander and then criminal, Captain Levi.
The manga spin-offs will be based on the manga written by Hajime Isayama called "Shingeki no Kyojin Gaiden – Kuinaku Sentaku" (Attack on Titan: The Thief and the Soldier). more >>
Greg Oden, a former Miami Heat player and free agent, was arrested sometime after 3:30 a.m. EST Thursday after allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend during an argument.
He is facing a level 5 felony battery charge which resulted in serious bodily injury as well as two more misdemeanor charges on domestic battery and battery resulting in serious injury. His offense could put the NBA player behind bars from one up to six years.
Court documents have stated that the victim needed three stitches between the eyebrows. Her left eye was also nearly swollen shut and she will have to wait until the swelling disappears before her nasal bone fracture can be straightened. more >>
Nudity on television should not only be interpreted as shameful and immodest but it is also a good reminder of why nudity and clothing are significant issues for Christians, says Tony Reinke, a blogger on DesiringGod.org.
Reinke makes his comments as many networks, including TLC, VH1, Discovery and others, have picked up shows whose cast members are completely nude. Although nudity is not new on television, he notes that the act of being inappropriately naked offers a few lessons to learn from.
"Our clothes, or lack of clothes, say a lot about us, our identity, the hopes we believe, the lies we grasp, and how we think of our lives before God," writes Reinke. more >>
A touching prayer for the Middle East by a young boy in Egypt included prayers for "those killing others" in Iraq and Arab countries, according to audio and video released by a children's program on an Arabic Christian television channel.
"Mario, a regular fan of the SAT-7 KIDS program 'Why Is That,' called the studio last week to pray for Iraq and all the Arab countries," the SAT-7 station stated on its website on Monday. SAT-7 KIDS is the first and only Arabic Christian television channel designed exclusively for young and adolescent children that broadcast in the Middle East.
"The young boy called from his home in Tanta, just north of Cairo in Egypt. As soon as Mario's voice came over the air, presenter Mr. Know recognized him. Even though Mario lives hundreds of miles away from Iraq, he is touched by the plight of families suffering there," SAT-7 KIDS stated. more >>
Monday, at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles, Chelsea Handler shared moments with the cast and creator of the hit series "Orange is the New Black" and revealed some interesting updates for its upcoming third season.
Present at the conference was lead actress Taylor Schilling (Piper Chapman), and other co-stars including Uzo Aduba (Suzanne "Crazy Eyes"), Natasha Lyonne (Nicky Nichols) Laverne Cox (Sophia Burset), and others.
Also featured in the event is series writer and creator Jenji Kohan telling about the creative process that often goes on the writer's room. more >>
United States and Iraqi forces have been delivering much needed aid to members of the Yazidi community in northern Iraq, and video footage of the scene at Mount Sinjar, where they have been hiding from rampaging ISIS militants, show them desperately storming helicopters to make an escape.
A video produced by news outlet Rudaw shows Iraqi forces transporting food and water to Yazidis, members of a local religious sect, who have taken refuge at Mount Sinjar (or Mount Shingal) to escape the murderous rampage of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (or the Islamic State). ISIS has been wiping out residents who do not subscribe to the terrorist group's particular extremist brand of Sunni Islamic beliefs.
Watch the video in the player below: more >>