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Bandai at Anime Expo 2005

by Zeddon July 1, 2005
Bandai has released information on what will be available at their booth at Anime Expo 2005. You can find full information on their corporate site.

"Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" Wins Major CEN Award

by Zeddon May 11, 2005
Manga Entertainment and Bandai Entertainment’s Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex won the Best Anime DVD award in Canada’s National DVD Award Show, CEN, beating out Sony Pictures’ Tokyo Godfathers and anime competitor ADV Films’ Evangelion: Platinum One and Lady Death: The Motion Picture. Stand Alone Complex Volume Two was also nominated in the […]

Bandai Acquires Namco

by Zeddon May 2, 2005
Bandai Co. has agreed to buy “Pac-Man” designer Namco Ltd. for about 175.3 billion yen ($1.7 billion) in cash and stock to create Japan’s second-largest maker of toys and video-game software. Bandai purchased 6.3 percent of Namco for 10.5 billion yen in cash, according to a joint statement released today. Namco shareholders will receive one […]

TZ at SakuraCon: Bandai Hypes 2005 Releases

by Karl Olsonon April 12, 2005
Bandai outlined its big 2005 releases, including DICE, Please Twins, Hoop Days, Scrapped Princess, Avenger, PLANETES, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, and Eureka 7, at SakuraCon last week. Bandai representatives said that the company plans to make Eureka 7 a general, show-centric franchise similar to .hack. The series is scheduled for a fifty-episode […]

Bandai Licenses "Gundam SEED" Special Editions and "Gundam SEED Destiny"

by Dukeon March 9, 2005
In an interview with MAHQ, Jerry Chu, Marketing Manager of Bandai Entertainment, announced that Bandai has licensed the Special Edition movie trilogy of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED as well as the new sequel series, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, which is still airing in Japan. While no tentative release date was said, Mr. Chu did […]

Japan Influences U.S. Toy Market; Bandai Leads Cultural Wave

by Zeddon February 7, 2005
PR Newswire talks about the Japanese influence on the American toy industry and Bandai’s role in the cultural wave.