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Otakon: FUNimation Licenses "Ouran Host Club", "Sasami", and "Baldr Force" (Updated)

by on July 20, 2007

Toon Zone News’ Weatherman, on-site at Otakon 2007, reports that FUNimation has announced three new anime licenses:

* Baldr Force EXE Resolution, a four-episode sci-fi OAV based on the video game. It concerns cyberterrorism and hackers.
* Ouran High School Host Club, a 2006 anime series concerning a wealthy school’s club and the female (assumed to be a male because of her tomboyish appearance) who joins it. The 26-episode series was produced by BONES and VAP.
* Sasami: Mahou Shoujo Club, a 13-episode magical girl series from AIC Spirits, broadcast in 2006. It is a spin off of the long running Tenchi franchise.

Update from Toon Zone News’ Duke: FUNimation expects to release the second Case Closed movie this winter.

Stay tuned for Toon Zone News’ complete Otakon 2007 coverage throughout the weekend.

[Sources: Weatherman and Duke live from Otakon with additional information from AnimeOnDVD.com ]

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