Media Blasters Downsizes; Releases Still Planned
Media Blasters, the New York-based DVD company which releases anime through its Anime Works label, announced Tuesday that it has laid off 60% of its workforce, leaving five or six employees. John Sirabella, the CEO of Media Blasters, said they still anticipate releasing the DVDs/Blu-rays they had planned, including the first season of Squid Girl. He also mentioned that some or all of the laid-off employees might continue working for Media Blasters on a freelance basis.
[Source: Anime News Network]