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Sakura Con '12 - Seattle, WA (licenses)

Discussion in 'The Anime Forum' started by River26, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. River26

    River26 Well-Known Member

    May 11, 2006
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    PR from FUNimation

    FUNimation Entertainment Announces New Acquisitions at Sakura Con

    "Flower Mound, TX – April 6, 2012 -FUNimation Entertainment announced today at Sakuracon it has acquired the broadcast, home entertainment, mobile, and streaming rights to 2 anime series: Sankarea, and Shangri-La. In addition, FUNimation has acquired the simulcasts rights for Sankarea. A brief synopsis for each show is listed below:

    Sankarea- Furuya’s not interested in the living, he’s got zombies on the brain! When Furuya’s cat dies, he decides he’s going to try and bring it back to life. In the process, he stumbles across a girl whose failed attempted suicide has turned her into a real zombie! What’s Furuya going to do now that the thing he loves the most is right in front of his eyes? Watch what happens in this campy romantic comedy about the undead. The simulcast will begin on www.niconico.com/anime & www.funimation.com during spring 2012.

    Shangri-La – A young woman fights for her life in the carbon dioxide infested jungles of a neo-futuristic Tokyo. When she uncovers a government plot to suppress the less fortunate, a battle for humanity’s future begins."
  2. GingaDaiuchuu

    GingaDaiuchuu Active Member

    Oct 5, 2007
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    The premise of Sankarea made me laugh, so I may give it a watch based on that, but I can't usually bring myself to watch much more than a few episodes of an ecchi series.

    I was expecting Shangri-La to be licensed years ago considering they were licensing everything by Gonzo. Nice to see it now, though. I seem to recall enjoying it enough that I'll probably pick it up.

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