Posts Tagged ‘Anime’

Bandai Entertainment Announces New October Titles Including "Terra" Collection

by SB20xxon August 5, 2009
A few new Bandai DVD titles have been announced for October release dates: * Code Geass R2 Part 2: 10/6/09 – $39.98/$44.98 (Limited Edition with vol. 5 manga) * Escaflowne Complete Collection (Super Legends): 10/20/09 – $39.98 * My-Otome Complete Collection (Anime Legends): 10/20/09 – $49.98 * Toward the Terra Complete Collection (Anime Legends) (Sub […]

Otakon 2009: Bandai Industry Panel

by Weathermanon July 18, 2009
Bandai did not have any announcements at their panel this year as “Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens” was announced prior to the convention. They did confirm that there will be a theatrical release of the Eureka 7 movie to a total of 432 screens nationwide through Fathom Events on September 24, 2009. They also confirmed a […]

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 SB20xxon 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 SB20xxon 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 SB20xxon 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 SB20xxon 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 SB20xxon 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 on 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 […]