Central Park Media has issued a press release stating that several of their anime offerings will soon be available on Google’s Video service. Two confirmed titles are Black Jack and Battle Arena Toshinden. The videos will be available at http://video.google.com/centralparkmedia. Read the full press release here.
CENTRAL PARK MEDIA TO RE-PRICE FOUR ANIME CLASSICS JUST IN TIME FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPING Box Set to be Priced at $39.95 SRP and Single Discs to be Priced From $9.95 SRP to $19.95 SRP. NEW YORK, NY (September 12, 2006) Central Park Media announced that it will reduce the price on four of its […]
CENTRAL PARK MEDIA TO LAUNCH ANIME ONLINE New York, NY (September 13, 2006) – In response to the growing demand for anime programming, Google, the world’s largest Internet search engine, and Central Park Media, a pioneer in the distribution of anime in the United States, will make anime available to North American consumers on Google […]
VIZ Media has issued a press release announcing several new hardcover art books based on some of their most popular anime and manga titles. The coffee table books will showcase artwork from Neon Genesis Evangelion, Fullmetal Alchemist, Fushigi Yûgi and Hana Kimi, and will also include VIZ’s first instructional art book, Shojo Beat Manga Artist […]
VIZ MEDIA TO PUBLISH SEVERAL VIVIDLY ILLUSTRATED HARDCOVER ART BOOKS BASED ON POPULAR MANGA AND ANIME SERIES New Editions Are Must-Haves for 2006 Holiday Season and Will Delight Manga and Anime Fans San Francisco, CA, September 12, 2006 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation […]
Superhero Hype! is reporting that Imagi Animation Studios has optioned the rights to Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy, with an eye towards making a new CGI-animated feature film tentatively targeted for release in 2009. Imagi is currently at work on TMNT and Gatchaman feature films. (via Comic Book Resources’ Comics Reel)
Variety is reporting that Gainax will be producing four theatrical Evangelion movies for release in Japan. The movies are scheduled to be released in June 2007, January 2008, and a double-bill in June 2008. According to the report, the first two movies will “borrow” images from the original Evangelion TV show, but the third and […]
The last volume of Fullmetal Alchemist left us with one hell of a cliffhanger: Ed and Al at the mercy of Greed and his band of half-human, half-chimeras, and the rogue State Alchemist Zolf Kimbley in their midst… Whew. Now let’s see what fate has in store for our heroes in volume 9. Greed and […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that retailers like Best Buy, Wal-Mart, and FYE are selling Voltron: Defender of the Universe-Collection 1: Blue Lion in stores now instead of waiting until the actual release date of September 26th.
VIZ Media is teaming up with Amtrak and Pokémon USA for a contest to give away a five-day/four-night trip to New York City to celebrate the release of Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. Details will be available in a special prize pack distributed on Pokémon-branded Amtrak train running from Boston, MA to Washington, […]