Posts Tagged ‘Anime’

"The Story of Saiunkoku" Season One: The Neverending Story

by Weathermanon March 31, 2011
Buried deep in the annals of ancient China is the kingdom of Saiunkoku, a land ravaged by years of war and civil unrest, hungering for a competent new king. Unfortunately, the next in line to the kingship is a spoiled teenager with no real sense of how to lead, and who is caught up in […]

PR: "Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil" Season 2 Premieres April 30, 2011

by Ed Liuon March 21, 2011
DWIGHT HOWARD GUEST STARS ON THE SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF EMMY-NOMINATED “KICK BUTTOWSKI – SUBURBAN DAREDEVIL,” PREMIERING SATURDAY, APRIL 30 ON DISNEY XD Notable Voice Talent for Second Season Also Includes Tony Hawk, Ed O’Neill, Will Forte, Rico Rodriguez, Debbie Reynolds, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jay Harris Disney XD’s hit animated series, “Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil,” […]

Media Blasters Announces New May Titles Including "MazinKaiser SKL"

by Classic Speedyon February 3, 2011
Media Blasters has licensed MazinKaiser SKL, a new OAV based on the long-running mecha series by Go Nagai. Its sub-only DVD comes out on 5/31/11 for $19.98 and runs 75 minutes. Additionally, the second season of fanservice fantasy series Queen’s Blade comes to DVD on 5/24/11. Its first half (running 150 minutes) will contain an […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New March & April Titles Including "K-ON!"

by Classic Speedyon January 29, 2011
K-ON!, a slice-of-life anime comedy series from Kyoto Animation about four girls in the music club who start a band, comes to DVD and Blu-ray on 4/26/11. Both formats will be 100 minutes and will include an English dub, along with the original Japanese language as well. The first volume is priced at $29.98 for […]

"Girls Bravo" Complete Series: Sins of the Flesh

by Classic Speedyon January 5, 2011
Let’s not ignore the elephant in the room here. Girls Bravo is a jack-off show. If you’re not there to get titillated by the fanservice, it’s rather pointless. It’s like Jim Gaffigan’s joke about watching The Food Network: When you’re hungry, it’s like porn. But when you’ve eaten, the reaction is: “This is stupid.” Now, […]

Media Blasters Announces New March Titles Including "Kanokon" Collection

by Classic Speedyon December 20, 2010
Three new Media Blasters anime DVDs are slated for March 2011: * Genshiken Complete Collection: 3/1/11 – 675 min. – $49.96 * Kanokon Complete Series: 3/22/11 – 300 min. – $29.98 * Loveless Vocal Collection (now includes English dub): 3/29/11 – 300 min. – $19.98 [Source: Right Stuf ]

Bandai Entertainment Announces "Code Geass" Collection

by Classic Speedyon December 11, 2010
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, an action series about an alternate timeline where Britain invaded Japan, was previously released on DVD. On 2/8/11, its first season receives a DVD complete collection under the “Anime Legends” line. It is priced at $49.98. [Source: ]

"Moribito" Coming to Blu-ray

by Classic Speedyon November 23, 2010
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit, a fantasy series from Production I.G. which finished its DVD run in 2009, comes to Blu-ray on 2/22/11. The first half of the series (325 min. worth) will be released for $49.99. As with the singles, it is bilingual. In other Media Blasters news, the delayed Ikki Tousen: Dragon Destiny […]

All-Star Guest Lineup for Thanksgiving Premiere Episode of "Kick Buttowski"

by Ed Liuon November 19, 2010
A new premiere episode of Kick Buttowski will air on Disney XD on Thursday, November 25, 2010, at 8:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific) with a line-up of special guest stars. In “Frame Story,” Henry Winkler plays the principal of Kick’s school and threatens to expel Kick for a crime he didn’t commit. “And…Action!!!” features Tiffany Thornton as […]

Disney XD Orders New "Tron" Cartoon

by darkdetectiveon November 5, 2010
Variety has reported Disney has ordered a Tron animated series based on the upcoming movie.The show will focus on Beck, who leads a revolution inside the Grid’s computer world. The voice cast for Tron: Uprising includes Elijah Wood, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Mandy Moore, Paul Reubens, Nate Corddry and Lance Henriksen. Bruce Boxleitner will reprise his role […]