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"Akira" To Receive Limited UK Theatrical Screenings For 25th Anniversary

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The legendary Japanese animated film Akira is due to receive a limited run of screenings in the UK in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Celebrated as iconic and important in bringing Japanese animation to the attention of Western audiences, the screenings will be held at select Picturehouse cinemas across the country. Details of the specific […]

MVM Announces Recall of "Bakemonogatari" Part 1, UK Release Shipped With Wrong Discs

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MVM have announced that a disc packing error has led to Bakemonogatari Part 1 shipping with incorrect discs inside the case. Discussing the problem, MVM’s Tony Allen said “Unfortunately our manufacturers packed the wrong discs (Shana) into the Bakemonogatari Pt1 box. This was spotted a week before release date but some stock had already shipped […]

Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013- Writing for TV & Film

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Held across the Saturday and Sunday of the convention, ‘Writing for TV & Film’ was chaired by a panel consisting of Jane Espenson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica), Brad Bell (Husbands), Christian Taylor (Teen Wolf, Star Wars: Clone Wars) and Remi Aubuchon (Caprica, Falling Skies). Things began with a discussion of the state of […]

Manga Entertainment UK reveals cover art for "Steins;Gate", announces delay for Un-Go

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Manga Entertainment have announced that their upcoming UK release of Steins;Gate has secured the original Japanese cover art, making the UK the sole English speaking foreign market to do so. Part 1 of the series can currently be pre-ordered on DVD and Blu-ray at Amazon.co.uk Additionally, the Un-Go Complete Set release has been delayed to […]

PR: MCM London Comic Con Sees Record Attendance; Show to Expand in October

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – MAY & OCTOBER MCM London Comic Con may already be Europe’s biggest comic con, but the show will be even bigger when it returns to ExCel London this October, organisers today revealed. “MCM London Comic Con will be soaring from 25,000 m2 to 34,000 m2, spreading the […]

Manga Entertainment UK/KAZE "Un-Go" Blu-ray Release Found To Have Panasonic Error

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The Manga Entertainment/KAZE upcoming Blu-ray release of Un-Go has been discovered to have a playback error: “There has been a QC (Quality Control) error. We have tested the Blu-ray disc again, to find that it is not compatible with Panasonic devices. We are investigating the reasons for this to the fullest extent. KAZE apologise for […]

PR: Anime Limited announce the theatrical release of "A Letter to Momo" in the UK

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Glasgow, UK June, 05, 2013 – Anime Limited, the Glasgow-based anime licensing company and parent company of All the Anime, are thrilled to announce the UK-wide theatrical release of the acclaimed Japanese animated film A Letter to Momo. Anime Limited is a new label that brings a fresh approach to the release of Japanese animated […]

PR: Anime Limited Announces 3D UK Cinema Screenings of "009 RE:CYBORG" Film

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Production I.G, the Tokyo-based studio that brought you Ghost in the Shell, Blood: The Last Vampire and the animated sequence from Kill Bill: Vol. 1 presents: 009 RE:CYBORG DIRECTED BY KENJI KAMIYAMA (East Of The Eden, Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex) In Stereoscopic 3D CGI Animation 12A /103 min/ Stereoscopic 3D CGI Animation […]

Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Shinichiro Watanabe Q&A

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Attending the event to promote the forthcoming releases of Cowboy Bebop HD and Kids On The Slope, the appearance marked the renowned Watanabe’s first visit to the UK. Well known industry veteran and Anime Ltd representative Andrew Partridge asked questions, with Watanabe generally speaking through an interpreter though occasionally offering English responses. Things began with […]

Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Anime Industry Panels

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The Anime Industry panel was split across the Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday panel opened with two surprise announcements from Manga- Attack on Titan and the live action Space Battleship Yamato have been licensed by them, with trailers running on the theatre’s main screen. No specific dates are currently set for Titan but Yamato is […]

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