Otakon 2012: Aniplex USA Announces "Durarara!!" Blu-ray Set and More
At its industry panel on Saturday afternoon, Aniplex of America announced plans for a Blu-ray release for Durarara!!. The show had previously been released on DVD in 2011 and aired on Adult Swim’s Saturday night action block.
Two new English castings were announced for Aniplex’s shonen action series Blue Exorcist: Christine Marie Cabanos as Shimei Moriyama and Kyle Hebert as Ryuji Suguro. The English dub of the show will run on VIZ Media’s Neon Alley channel in September.
Aniplex also plugged Crunchyroll’s online stream for the fantasy adventure show Sword Art Online and announced that it would stream the original 12 episode broadcast for Bakemonogatari at a future date.
Finally, Aniplex promoted the upcoming DVD release for Mikunopolis in Los Angeles, a concert performance given by the virtual Japanese idol singer Hatsune Miku.