Posts Tagged ‘Anime’

"Race": Fast Ride to No Place Special

by Maxie Zeuson September 10, 2010
What exactly is the point of independent cinema? Put this question to any lover of art movies and you’ll likely get a dismissive nose sigh and a thin-pitched, whiny little screed about the freedom to make Important, Serious, Thought-Provoking and Experimental films without the grubby interference of low-brow Hollywood types who are only out to […]

"Voltron: Fleet of Doom" Blu-Ray Release Delayed (UPDATED New Release Date)

by Dan Collinson September 8, 2010
In a follow-up article, has reported the Blu-Ray release of Voltron: Fleet of Doom has been delayed. No word from Media Blasters on when they’ll have a new release date. UPDATE September 7th: reports that Media Blasters placed a new release date for the Blu-Ray release of Voltron: Fleet of Doom. The Blu-Ray […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New October Titles Including "Kurokami" Part 3

by Dr. Daedaluson August 26, 2010
Bandai Entertainment has announced the following titles for October releases: * Hayate the Combat Butler Part 7 (sub only): 10/19/10 – 150 min. – $39.98 * Kurokami Part 3 (DVD): 10/5/10 – 150 min. – $29.98 * Kurokami vol. 3 (Blu-ray; dub only): 10/5/10 – 100 min. – $24.98 Additionally, Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Season […]

Media Blasters Delays Numerous Titles Including "Queen’s Blade" Collection

by Dr. Daedaluson August 10, 2010
Queen’s Blade‘s second volume, originally scheduled for September, has been pushed back to 10/26/10. Additionally, the following titles are delayed with no new release date yet: * Kanokon vols. 2 & 3 * Queen’s Blade vol. 3 & collection (DVD and Blu-ray) * Voltron: Fleet of Doom Blu-ray [Source: ]

"Voltron: Fleet of Doom" Coming to Blu-Ray on September 28, 2010

by Dan Collinson July 28, 2010 reports that Media Blasters will bring the animated movie Voltron: Fleet of Doom to Blu-Ray. The Lion Force team and the Vehicle Force team join forces to stop King Zarkon and Viceroy Throk’s armada to save the Galaxy Alliance. The Blu-Ray disc will contain the full-length film, as well as the first episodes of […]

Media Blasters Announces Delays of "Ikki Tousen", "Rayearth", "Queen’s Blade"

by Dr. Daedaluson July 21, 2010
A number of Media Blasters-licensed anime titles have been delayed to the new dates below: * Ikki Tousen Dragon Destiny vol. 3: 8/31/10 * Ikki Tousen Dragon Destiny Complete Collection: 8/31/10 * Magic Knight Rayearth Season 2 Remastered: 9/7/10 * Queen’s Blade vol. 2: 9/7/10 * Queen’s Blade vol. 3: 10/26/10 * Queen’s Blade Complete […]

Media Blasters Announces New October Titles Including "Queen’s Blade" Collection

by Dr. Daedaluson July 13, 2010
Queen’s Blade gets a complete collection release in October. It will be released in both DVD formats (10/5/10) and Blu-ray formats (10/19/10). Both versions will cost $49.98. Speaking of Queen’s Blade, the second season, which aired in the later half of 2009, is expected for a release sometime in Q1 2011. Additionally, Kanokon‘s third volume […]

Anime Expo 2010: Day 2

by Jeffrey Harrison July 5, 2010
The Anime Expo 2010 adventure continued on Friday.  I started the day at the Geneon Universal industry panel which I recapped in another story.  Geneon is now back under the banner of Universal International Pictures.  Attendees received a fancy bag that also featured a Japanese anime preview magazine.  Now, if only I knew Japanese.  ANIME […]

Anime Expo 2010: Geneon Universal Previews New Anime Titles

by Jeffrey Harrison July 3, 2010
Japanese anime producer and distribution company, Geneon Universal Entertainment, previewed new anime shows at its industry panel Friday at the Anime Expo. Among the new titles Geneon previewed were Hakuouki: Shinsengumi Kitan, Black Lagoon 3: Roberta’s Trail of Blood, and High School of The Dead. Hakuoki, animated by Studio DEEN, is a Japanese samurai story […]

"Kick Buttowski" Renewed for Second Season

by Ed Liuon June 8, 2010
The Walt Disney Company has announced that Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil has been renewed for a second season, scheduled to begin airing in the spring of 2011. The series focuses on its title character: a suburban kid determined to become the world’s greatest daredevil. Series creator Sandro Corsaro will serve as executive producer for […]