Posts Tagged ‘Anime’

Bandai Entertainment Licenses "Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens"

by Weathermanon July 16, 2009
Kicking off Otakon a little early, Bandai Entertainment has announced the acquisition and immediate release of “Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens”. The show will be released subtitled only starting within a day to both streaming media and DVD. The first episode is currently available for streaming from the official Kannagi website,, and two episodes a […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New September Titles Including "Escaflowne" Blu-ray

by Dr. Daedaluson July 7, 2009
Escaflowne: The Movie comes to Blu-ray on 9/1/09 for $39.98. Switching gears to the DVD side, the following new titles are expected in September: * Freedom Part 2: 9/1/09 – $24.98 * Hayate The Combat Butler Part 2: 9/1/09 – $39.98 * Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Season 1 Part 2: 9/16/09 – $39.98/$44.98 (limited edition) […]

Bandai Entertainment Titles to Return to Best Buy?

by Dr. Daedaluson June 30, 2009
Millenium Media Services, a joint manufacturing/distribution venture between First Look Studios and Sony DADC, looks to help streamline DVD and Blu-ray products from various companies to Best Buy. In doing this, small companies can form a direct sales relationship with Best Buy that they couldn’t do otherwise. It also reduces the amount of work on […]

"Ikki Tousen Complete Series": Teenage Kicks

by Grant Whiteon June 28, 2009
Throughout human history, there have been many great legends: the gods of Olympus, Robin Hood and his Merry Men, the titan Paul Bunyan. Many of these stories are twists on historical fact, as is the case with the Chinese Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The latter work covers a famous period in feudal Chinese history […]

FUNimation Announces New September Titles Including "Heat Guy J"

by Dr. Daedaluson June 23, 2009
Updated on 6/23/09 September’s FUNimation DVD titles include: * 009-1 Complete Series (Re-issue): 9/15/09 – $29.98 * Big Windup! Oofuri Season 1 Part 2: 9/29/09 – $59.98 * Black Lagoon Complete Collection (Seasons 1 and 2): 9/29/09 – $69.99 * Case Closed Season 2 Box Set (Viridian Collection): 9/15/09 – $34.98 * Dragon Ball Season […]

"Huntik: Secrets and Seekers" Coming to DVD

by Dr. Daedaluson June 12, 2009
The Italian animated series Huntik: Secrets and Seekers, which currently airs on TheCW4kids block, is coming to DVD courtesy of AnimeWorks/Media Blasters. Its first volume is slated for a 9/22/09 release and runs 184 minutes on two discs. It’s priced at $16.99. [Source: ]

Media Blasters Licenses "Blade of the Immortal"

by Dr. Daedaluson June 10, 2009
The Bee Train anime series Blade of the Immortal, which concerns a samurai who cannot die, has been licensed by Media Blasters. Its first volume is set for a 9/29/09 release date for $29.99. It runs 125 minutes. [Source: ]

"Karin: The Complete Series": Unvampire Show Sires Smiles

by Karl Olsonon June 4, 2009
A short summary of Karin sounds like something Shake from Aqua Teen Hunger Force might tell Meatwad: “She’s a unvampire! Her bite injects blood in you, and you feel better because of it.” However, from that seemingly silly premise comes a surprisingly endearing romantic comedy. Karin Maaka would seem to be your usual Japanese school […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New August Titles Including "Sola"

by Dr. Daedaluson June 3, 2009
A few new DVDs from Bandai Entertainment are coming in August: * .hack//G.U. Trilogy (Subtitled only): 8/18/09 – 131 min. – $19.98 * Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Season 1 Part 2: 8/4/09 – 200 min. – $39.98/$49.98 (Special Edition) * Sola Complete Collection (Subtitled only): 8/18/09 – $44.98 [Source: RightStuf ]

"Yu Yu Hakusho": Two Worlds, But One Great Series

by Jacob T. Paschalon May 20, 2009
Yusuke Urameshi was your average middle school delinquent, getting into fights, slacking off even when not skipping school, and breaking the dress code. His teachers thought him a textbook punk. But one day, to the astonishment of all who knew him, he saved a little boy from a speeding car—and died. But Spirit World—the bureaucracy […]