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Bandai Ent. Announces "Kurokami" for US Television and DVD in 2009

Bandai Entertainment has announced the licensing of “Kurokami” for the United States of America. The new production from Studio Sunrise will air on ImaginAsian TV stating on January 8th at 8pm. It will be airing simultaneously in Japan and Korea and will be the first time a Japanese animated property has been aired in the […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New February Titles Including "Akira" Blu-ray

The 1988 film Akira will get a Blu-ray release on 2/24/09 for $49.98, courtesy of the Honneamise label. In addition, the following DVDs are also getting February releases: * Code Geass Part 3: 2/24/09 – $39.98 (regular); $64.98 (limited edition) * Mobile Suit Gundam 08th MS Team Collection (Anime Legends): 2/24/09 – $34.98 * Mobile […]

Bandai Talks "Towards the Terra" to Anime Today Podcast

The latest Anime Today podcast from Right Stuf speaks with Bandai Entertainment about the Toward the Terra TV series. Participants include Richard Kekahuna (series producer), Brian Cutts (series assistant producer), Robert Napton (director of marketing) and Anthony Foronda (marketing coordinator), who discuss the series production, release format, and more. For full details, read the press […]

"Freedom" Blu-ray Boxed Set: It's Not Always Nice. But It's Awesome.

I am sure it caused no small amount of anguish at Bandai Visual when Toshiba threw in the towel on HD DVD, since they had placed an early bet on the format with Freedom, a hard-science-fiction story about a futuristic city on the moon that was released in six hybrid DVD/HD DVD volumes (read my […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New January Titles Including "GITS Innocence" Blu-ray

A number of new titles have been announced for January ’09 releases from Bandai Entertainment: * Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence: 1/13/09 – $19.98/$29.98 (limited edition) * Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (Blu-ray): 1/13/09 – $39.98 * Gundam SEED Destiny TV Movie 4: 1/13/09 – $29.98 * Gundam SEED Destiny Collection 1 (Anime […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New December Titles Including "Ghost Slayers Ayashi"

Ghost Slayers Ayashi makes its North American DVD debut on 12/2/08. It will be released in a partial season set for $39.98 (or $64.98 for a limited edition w/artbox). Clamp School Detectives also makes its debut on the same date; the complete collection is priced at $49.98. Further volumes of the following are also coming […]

NYAF2008: Oliver, Hebert, and Blum with Bandai and Aniplex at "Gurren Lagann" Panel

The New York Anime Festival played host to 3 of the voice actors from the new series Gurren Lagann: Tony Oliver (who also serves as the voice director), Kyle Hebert, and Steve Blum. Also in attendance were Bandai producer Toshifumi Yoshida and Hiroe Tsukamoto of Aniplex of America. During the panel, Oliver said that they […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New November Titles Including "Gurren Lagann"

The bilingual versions of Gurren Lagann will be released on 11/11/08 in the same manner as Code Geass: In singles and as Part 1, which contains the first two volumes. Vol. 1 runs 125 minutes, vol. 2 runs 100 minutes (both priced at $24.98), and Part 1 runs 225 minutes, and comes in both regular […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New October Titles Including "Rocket Girls"

The 2007 sci-fi anime series Rocket Girls makes its debut on 10/7/08 with a complete collection. It costs $49.98 and will include all twelve episodes. My-Hime fans are in for a treat, as 10/7/08 not only sees the release of the My-Hime Complete Collection (Anime Legends), but also My-Otome Zwei, which comes in both regular […]

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

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 ]

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