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Otakon2011: Industry Panel Reports

by Todd DuBoison August 1, 2011
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A+E Networks Home Entertainment To Rerelease "Robotech" In October

by Todd DuBoison July 22, 2011
A+E Networks Home Entertainment has reached an agreement with Harmony Gold USA to distribute its sci-fi mecha series Robotech on DVD. Originally televisied in syndication in 1985 and later broadcast on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block in 1998, Robotech told a three-generational tale where humanity struggles to preserve itself and the Earth against the threat of […]

Media Blasters Announces New October Titles Including "Twelve Kingdoms" Part 2

by SB20xxon July 21, 2011
Two new Media Blasters anime titles are slated for October: * Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians Part 2 (DVD): 10/25/11 – 150 min. – $29.99 * Twelve Kingdoms Part 2 (Blu-ray): 10/11/11 – 475 min. – $59.99 [Source: Right Stuf ]

PR: Right Stuf & Nozomi Entertainment Announce "Dirty Pair" OVA & Flash, More

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2011
RIGHT STUF & NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announce Original DIRTY PAIR OVAs & Movie, DIRTY PAIR FLASH; MARTIAN SUCCESSOR NADESICO TV, Movie & GEKIGANGER III; and GASARAKI TV Anime Expo 2011: New license and project announcements GRIMES, Iowa, July 1, 2011 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division made several announcements […]

Media Blasters Licenses "Squid Girl"

by SB20xxon June 14, 2011
The comedy anime series Squid Girl (aka Shinryaku!? Ika Musume) has been licensed by Media Blasters. The first half of the Diomedea-animated series comes to DVD on 9/27/11 for $24.99. It will contain both English and Japanese languages, and Part 1 features the first six episodes (150 minutes). In other Media Blasters news, Queen’s Blade‘s […]

"Dirty Pair" Vol 2: More Guns, More Girls, More Space Bikinis, More to Love

by Ed Liuon June 9, 2011
Rather than spend a lot of words detailing why I think the second set of Dirty Pair is cool, I’ll let the show speak for itself. Check my last review for the plot synopsis and then take a gander at the lead-in to episode 23, below: Everything that Dirty Pair does well is summed up […]

"Sekirei": Depth? In MY Cheesecake?

by on June 8, 2011
Sekirei left me puzzling over a question that I, as a critic, never thought I’d ask myself: How many naked, anatomically impossible cartoon women does a show have to throw at me before I stop taking it seriously? And the answer, as near as I can tell, is “More than six.” Sekirei is, shamelessly, a […]

"Gantz" Complete Series: Lots of Sound and Fury, But Does It Signify Anything?

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2011
Like David Fincher’s adaptation of Fight Club, the anime series Gantz is a remarkably challenging, deliberately provocative, and deeply flawed work that uses lowest-common-denominator entertainment to deliver highbrow messages. Also like Fight Club, one of the things I like about Gantz is how unsure I was whether I liked it or not after I finished […]

Anime Boston 2011: Press Panel with Voice Actor Spike Spencer

by on April 29, 2011
[Regular voice] You know, just crazy guy and it was a lot of fun to play that one. It was very, very subtle; you couldn’t go bouncing off the walls too much, which I am prone to do. I also enjoyed playing Arakune in BlazBlue. That was fun because it was a character that talks […]

"Disgaea: The Complete Series": Grinding Away with No Leveling Up

by on April 20, 2011
Rudely awakened by an angelic assassin, Laharl finds that his overlord of a father has passed on. With his defender demoness Etna at his side (and with an unexpected ally in the holy-warrior-in-training that is Flonne), they’re off on an adventure to defend his role as the successor to the throne of the demon world. […]