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'Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles' Theater List Announced

FUNimation Films and Harmony Gold have released the list of selected theaters that will show the feature film ‘Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles,’ prior to its DVD release on February 6th. ‘Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles’ is the original production sequel to the Harmony Gold-produced TV series ‘Robotech,’ which was the 1985 adaptation of the combined anime […]

FUNimation Answers Questions Regarding New "Dragon Ball Z" Box Sets

FUNimation has launched a new FAQ to answer some of the questions surrounding its upcoming Dragonball Z releases. The FAQ currently addresses fan concerns regarding compression and video quality issues, fullscreen versus widescreen formatting and the audio track options. Due to concerns about compression and video quality issues, the 39 episodes included in the first […]

FUNimation Channel Now Available to SureWest Digital TV Customers

FUNimation has issued a press release announcing that the FUNimation Channel is now available as part of the digital television package of SureWest Broadband. It is on channel 142 as part of SureWest Broadband’s Digital Choice package. Read the full press release here.

FUNimation Announces New 2007 Titles

FUNimation has released its DVD schedule for January through April of the new year. New series include Gonzo’s Solty Rei, the shoujo title Peach Girl and Afro Samurai which will also be airing on Spike TV. Additionally, series Baki the Grappler, Kodocha, Galaxy Railways, Burst Angel, Samurai 7 and Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki will all […]

Dragon Ball Z Getting Digitally Remastered High-Definition Re-Release

FUNimation announced that Dragon Ball Z has been digitially remastered in high-definition video for a re-release starting in February 2007. All 291 episodes have been digitally transferred from the original film at 1080p, and then cleaned up to remove film grain, dust, scratches, and debris. The first 5-disc season set will cover season 1 (“The […]

FUNimation Announces New February Titles

Case Closed: Case 2 (vol. 2), Galaxy Railways (Complete Collection), Kodocha (vol. 11), Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles Movie, and Rumbling Hearts (vol. 2) are all being released on February 6, 2007. Everything is $29.98 MSRP, except for Galaxy Railways, which is $59.98. [Source: AnimeOnDVD.com ]

Ron Perlman and Kelly Hu Join "Afro Samurai" Voice Cast

Actors Ron Perlman (Hellboy) and Kelly Hu (X-Men 2) will be joining Samuel L. Jackson in the voice cast of Afro Samurai, according to a report on Superhero Hype. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

"Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles" Wins Best Animated Sci-Fi Feature Award

FUNimation has announced that Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles has won the Best Animated Sci-Fi Feature award from the 2006 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. The award will be presented at the film’s screening on October 28 in Phoenix, AZ. Read the full press release here.

AWA: Funimation Announces "Peach Girl"

This morning at Anime Weekend Atlanta, Funimation announced the acquisition of anime series Peach Girl. The anime series is based off of the long running manga. [On-Site Reporting by Chad Lee] Toon Zone’s coverage live from Anime Weekend Atlanta will continue throughout the weekend.

FUNimation Announces New November & December Titles

A massive swarm of new FUNimation titles is set for the last two months of 2006. Among the expected titles in November: Baki the Grappler (vol. 10) Basilisk (vol. 3; also available in limited edition) Case Closed: Case 2 (vol. 1) Dragon Ball Z (Movies 1-3 Pack) Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid (vol. 1; […]

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