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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 […]

"Zeta Gundam" Pretty Good, But Not Perfect

After the Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy was such a big success, it was only natural to create a new series that would capitalize on the franchise, as well as to bring out new model kits for consumers to salivate over. Though it took a while, that series, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, finally arrived on […]

Bandai Announces New August & September Titles

Bandai today revealed some new title solicitations for late summer. August will bring us IGPX: Season 1 Complete Collection, and in September we will see multiple Anime Legends releases: .hack//Legend of the Twilight Complete Collection; Infinite Ryvius Complete Collection; Jubei-Chan: The Ninja Girl Complete Collection; and Wolf’s Rain Complete Collection II. In addition, the first […]

Of Serpents and Shounen Bat, Delusions and Paranoia

A man and woman lived blissfully, blamelessly in paradise. Then, one day, they learned shame. The man blamed the woman. The woman blamed the serpent. They and their descendents were cursed with the overwhelming power of death. This is the story of the limitations of humanity, of the innocence of childhood giving way to the […]

"Gundam Wing - The Last Outpost" The Outpost At Last

Side stories are nothing new to Gundam. You just have to look at the Universal Century where it seems there is always some new story set in the time frame of the original series ready to pop up to sell manga, games and plastic models. What makes Gundam: The Last Outpost (Japanese title Gundam Wing […]

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