Bandai Grabs Rights to "Gurren Lagann," "Gundam 00"
Bandai Entertainment has picked up North American rights to Mobile Suit Gundam 00 and Gurren Lagann, the company said yesterday.
Bandai will release a subtitled-only version of the series in 2008, with the first volume, containing the first nine episodes slated for release on July 8 for $29.98; the second and third volumes will hit store shelves in August and September. An all-new English dub version will be released in 2009.
Bandai did not announce release plans for Gundam 00, but did say it was in the planning stages for giving the series a North American TV broadcast.
[Source: Bandai Entertainment (Gurren Lagann); Bandai Entertainment (Gundam 00)]