Posts Tagged ‘Anime’

"Voltron: Volume 6" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson August 18, 2008 reports that the long awaited vehicle versions of Voltron: Defender of the Universe are coming to DVD in Voltron: Defnder of the Universe – Collection 6: Air Team. The 3 disc set will contain 17 episodes from the show as well as bonus features. The set will be in stores on September 30th. The […]

Bandai Entertainment Licenses ".hack//G.U. Trilogy"

by Dr. Daedaluson August 12, 2008
At Otakon ’08, Bandai Entertainment announced that they have .hack//G.U. Trilogy, a 2008 feature length anime film based on the .hack series. [Source: Anime News Network ]

Tony Oliver, Kyle Herbert, and Steve Blum to Appear at NY Anime Fest 2008

by Ed Liuon July 31, 2008
The New York Anime Festival has announced that Tony Oliver, Kyle Herbert, and Steve Blum will be appearing as Featured Guests at this year’s festival, which runs from September 26-28, 2008, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The three will be there as part of the English voice cast of […]

SDCC2008: Bandai Entertainment Announces Lucky Star Manga, Talks About Honneamise

by Karl Olsonon July 25, 2008
Bandai Entertainment representatives Robert Napton and Ken Iyadomi turned out to show off Bandai Entertainment’s big series for 2008. They ran for trailers for Code Geass, Gurren Lagann, Gundam 00, The Gundam SEED Destiny TV Movies Lucky Star. Ghost Slayers Ayashi, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Rocket Girls (well, almost ran it’s trailer – […]

Media Blasters Announces New October Titles Including "Magical Witch Punie-Chan"

by Dr. Daedaluson July 23, 2008
Magical Witch Punie-chan (also known as Dai Mahou Touge), will be released on 10/21/08 for $24.99. It runs 120 minutes. Also debuting in October is Nighthead Genesis, which will have its first volume on 10/28/08 for $21.99. It runs 125 minutes. In terms of collections, Kashimashi will be getting a complete collection on 10/14/08 for […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New September Titles Including "Galaxy Angel X"

by Dr. Daedaluson July 17, 2008
A number of new DVDs have been announced by Bandai Entertainment for September: * Clamp School Detectives: 9/16/08 – $49.98 * Di Gi Charat Nyo! vol. 9: 9/16/08 – $24.98 * Galaxy Angel X vol. 1: 9/2/08 – $49.98 * Gurren Lagann vol. 3: 9/2/08 – $29.98 * Lucky Star vol. 3: 9/2/08 – $29.98 […]

From "Gotham Knight" to Rising Sun: Discovering Anime via Gotham City

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
Walking into the anime section of your local video store or retailer can be a rather intimidating experience. It’s like walking into the jazz or classical section of the CD section: without a little bit of knowledge, the breadth of the selection and the many similar-sounding names can result in confusion, bewilderment, and a lot […]

Bandai Entertainment Adds "Hayate the Combat Butler" Anime, TokiKake Manga

by Weathermanon July 5, 2008
Bandai Entertainment has acquired the rights to the 52-episode anime television series Hayate the Combat Butler. The story follows a boy named Hayate who serves as a butler, bodyguard, confidante, and more to a girl named Nagi to pay off a 156,804,000-yen (about US$1.4-million) debt. They also announced that they have acquired rights to publish […]

Media Blasters Announces New September Titles Including "Dokuro-Chan"

by Dr. Daedaluson June 17, 2008
The recently-licensed anime comedy Dokuro-Chan has a first volume release date of 9/30/08 for $24.99. Two complete collections have also been announced: * Otogi Zoshi Collection 1 – Heian Arc: 9/9/08 – $129.95 * Voltron Vol. 6: 9/30/08 – $34.99 Finally, further volumes of the following are expected: * Strawberry Panic vol. 4: 9/2/08 – […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New August Titles Including "Code Geass"

by Dr. Daedaluson June 14, 2008
A release date has been set for the mecha anime series Code Geass. Vol. 1 and 2 both come out on 8/5/08 for $24.98 each. Bandai will also be releasing a first set (titled Part 1) for $39.98, which is also available with an artbox and extras such as an OST and Sound Drama ($74.99). […]