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Bandai Announces March Titles and Delays

March brings a new title, as Bandai announces the first volume of .hack//ROOTS. The title will contain 5 episodes and will be released on March 20, 2007. The regular volume will retail for $24.98, while the Starter Set, which includes a T-shirt, artbox, CD Soundtrack, and a demo of .hack//G.U., will retail for $59.98. Bandai […]

"Gundam SEED Destiny": It's Time For...ADVENTURES OF THE MINERVA! YAY!

After three volumes of plot-maneuvering in order to get the world of the Cosmic Era into the next great war, Gundam SEED Destiny has finally reached the point where it can take a breather before the next big event. Unfortunately, that breather occurs now. Last time, Athrun visited the PLANTs to see what they were […]

Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy on Revising "The Anime Encyclopedia"

Helen McCarthy has been a fan of anime for over 20 years, starting with the first British anime fanzine in the 1980′s and the first continuing UK anime newsletter in 1990. Since then, she has been a pivotal figure on the British anime scene, running the first anime conventions in the United Kingdom, producing several […]

Bandai Announces New February Titles

Four movies are getting “Anime Movie Classics Edition” treatment from Bandai, as Escaflowne: The Movie, Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz, and Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack are all being released in February at MSRPs of $19.98. The only other release announcement in this wave is Eureka Seven (vol. 6), which […]

Press Release: ADV Announces January 2 Releases

ADV ANNOUNCES JANUARY 2 RELEASES HOUSTON, November 2, 2006 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to announce a slew of titles, including the second volume of Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor, the final volume of Jinki: Extend, the complete second season of Get Backers, and the 2009 Lost Memories/Yesterday […]

Bandai Provides Anime to Amazon's Unbox Service

Bandai will be providing anime content for Amazon.com’s newly unveiled “Unbox” service, which provides high-quality downloadable video content over broadband connections. Among the titles to be available from Unbox are Eureka SeveN, Escaflowne, Witch Hunter Robin, and several Mobile Suit Gundam titles. Launched on Thursday, September 7, Amazon’s Unbox service already includes a variety of […]

Bandai Announces New December Titles

Four Bandai titles are set for December releases: Eureka 7 (vol. 5; also available in limited edition), Fantastic Children (vol. 6), IGPX (vol. 7), and Magical Meow Meow Taruto Complete Collection. [Source: AnimeOnDVD]

Bandai Warns Against Illegal Fansubs

Bandai Entertainment has issued a press release warning anime fandom against illegal fansubs and pirated copies of their titles, focusing on the upcoming Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society. The statement was issued due to several fan sites publicly declaring their intent to distribute fansubs of Solid State Society after it is released in […]

Bandai Announces New November Titles

The complete collections keep on coming as Bandai is set to release full series boxsets of Mars Daybreak and Planetes for $49.98 each, as well as an Anime Legends collection of Please Twins for $39.98. In addition, the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Movie Trilogy box, priced at $39.98, will be released as well. Single disc […]

OTAKON 2006: Bandai Reveals "Fighting Fairy Girl"

At Bandai’s Premiere Video Reel, the company showed off one of its newest, previously unreleased titles, entitled Fighting Fairy Girl: Rescue Me, Mave-chan! The main star is a young boy named Rei, a typical loser who has finally worked up the courage to attend an anime convention (this one featuring Yukikaze and Stratos 4). There, […]

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