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"Nerima Daikon Brothers" Box Is Anime for the Neck Downwards

by Ed Liuon March 10, 2009
Nerima Daikon Brothers may be the stupidest TV show I’ve ever seen, and that is absolutely not intended as an insult. As David St. Hubbins said in This is Spinal Tap, “It’s such a fine line between stupid and clever,” but the 12 episodes of Nerima Daikon Brothers are so relentlessly, unapologetically stupid that the […]

Bandai Entertainment Licenses "Lucky Star" OAV

by Dr. Daedaluson February 28, 2009
At Wondercon 2009, Bandai Entertainment announced they have licensed the Lucky Star OAV. Released in 2008, the 42-minute episode consists of short vignettes starring the characters from the TV series. [Source: Anime News Network ]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New May Titles Including "Gundam 00"

by Dr. Daedaluson February 19, 2009
The latest Mobile Suit Gundam series, 00, makes its DVD debut on 5/19/09 in both regular ($39.98) and special edition ($49.98) sets. The runtime for both versions is 225 minutes, or nine episodes. Additional May releases include: * FLAG DVD Collection (Anime Legends): 5/5/09 – $39.98 * Zegapain DVD Collection (Anime Legends): 5/5/09 – $49.98 […]

NYCC2009: VIZ Media Panel Report

by Ed Liuon February 11, 2009
Hosting the VIZ Media panel at the 2009 New York Comic Con was Mark Chang and Candice Vyloan, presenting a combination of manga and anime-related news and announcements. New information was relatively light, but there were a few surprises and one big announcement near the end of the panel. Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei’s Ultimo […]

"Code Geass" Episodes On Bandai's YouTube Channel

by Dr. Daedaluson February 7, 2009
Bandai Entertainment is currently hosting numerous episodes of Code Geass on their official YouTube channel, in both English and Japanese languages. Trailers of new releases, such as Akira (Blu-ray) and Ghost Slayers Ayashi, are also available. [Source: YouTube: Bandai Entertainment ]

PR: Updated Information about "Yatterman" World Premiere @ NYCC

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2009
UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT YATTERMAN’S WORLD PREMIERE NEW YORK COMIC CON, SUBWAY CINEMA, AND NIKKATSU PRESENT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT TAKASHI MIIKE AND SHO SAKURAI’S NYCC APPEARANCES Norwalk, CT, February 3, 2009: New York Comic Con (NYCC) revealed earlier in the month that maverick Japanese director Takashi Miike and superstar actor and pop star Sho Sakurai will […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New April Titles Including "Freedom" Box Set

by Dr. Daedaluson January 30, 2009
A few new Bandai titles are set for April releases: * Freedom Box Set: 4/7/09 – $39.98 * Ghost Slayers Ayashi Part 2: 4/7/09 – $39.98 * Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory Complete Collection (Anime Legends): 4/21/09 – $49.98 [Source: RightStuf ]

PR: VIZ Media Announces Animated DVD Releases for April 2009

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2009
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES ANIMATED DVD RELEASES FOR APRIL 2009 San Francisco, CA, January 28, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced their DVD lineup for April 2009, which include animated favorites such as HUNTER X HUNTER, DEATH NOTE, NARUTO, […]

FUNimation Announces New April Titles Including "Kanon" Collection

by Dr. Daedaluson January 29, 2009
Re-releases from FUNi in April include: * Air: The Movie: 4/21/09 – $19.98 * Air (TV) Collection: 4/21/09 – $49.98 * Beck Collection (Viridian): 4/28/09 – $49.98 * Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage Collection: 4/14/09 – $49.98 * Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo Collection: 4/28/09 – $69.98 * Kanon Collection: 4/28/09 – $69.98 * […]

Media Blasters Announces "Night Head Genesis" Vol. 4

by Dr. Daedaluson January 21, 2009
Only one new Media Blasters title is on tap for April, and it’s Night Head Genesis‘s fourth volume. It is slated for a 4/7/09 street date, and is priced at $21.99. 1/23/09 Update: In related news, Ah! My Buddha vol. 2 has been rescheduled for 4/21/09, while Voltron‘s eighth boxset is rescheduled for 4/28/09. [Source: […]