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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, […]

SDCC: Bandai Reconfirms Anime Expo Announcements (Updated)

Bandai’s Ken Iyadomi and Robert Napton spoke to a packed panel room today at the San Diego Comic-Con. Basically, it was pretty much the same info as AX: .hack//roots, the Cutie Honey live action film, and The Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex films including Solid State Society were all reconfirmed while Mai-OTOME and […]

Out of Steam? Not a Ghost of a Chance!

A much belated review thanks to some personal physical distress to my hands. Irrelevant as this may seem to you dear reader, it offers me a perfect lead in to my opening for Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG Volume 5. Imagine cybernetics becoming so physically integrated that the only aspect of […]

Bandai Announces New October Titles

Dan Doh!! The Super Shot will be seeing a complete collection release on October 10th. In addition, three series from Bandai’s library will be getting Anime Legends complete collections: Please Teacher, s-Cry-ed, and Witch Hunter Robin. Finally, October brings the fourth volumes of Eureka Seven and Fantastic Children, as well as volume five of IGPX: […]

Bandai Licensing "Hiwou's War," "Zeta" Films and More -- CORRECTED

At their panel at Anime Expo today, Bandai Entertainment announced the acquisition of Hiwou’s War (Hiwou Senki), a 26-episode series that was Studio Bones’ first. Individual volumes will retail for $38.99. Vol. 1 is set for Sept. 12, Vol. 2 is due on Nov. 14, and Vol. 3 on Jan. 2, 2007. They also announced […]

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