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Media Blasters Downsizes; Releases Still Planned

by Classic Speedyon January 10, 2012
Media Blasters, the New York-based DVD company which releases anime through its Anime Works label, announced Tuesday that it has laid off 60% of its workforce, leaving five or six employees. John Sirabella, the CEO of Media Blasters, said they still anticipate releasing the DVDs/Blu-rays they had planned, including the first season of Squid Girl. […]

Media Blasters Announces New November Titles Including "Bakuman"

by Classic Speedyon August 16, 2011
Bakuman, a comedy series from J.C. Staff about two high school students who want to become manga artists, comes to DVD on 11/29/11 for $24.99. Its first part (running 175 minutes) will contain both English and Japanese languages. Additionally, Squid Girl‘s second half comes out on 11/15/11 for $24.99, with a 150 minute running time. […]

Media Blasters Announces New October Titles Including "Twelve Kingdoms" Part 2

by Classic Speedyon July 21, 2011
Two new Media Blasters anime titles are slated for October: * Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians Part 2 (DVD): 10/25/11 – 150 min. – $29.99 * Twelve Kingdoms Part 2 (Blu-ray): 10/11/11 – 475 min. – $59.99 [Source: Right Stuf ]

Media Blasters Licenses "Squid Girl"

by Classic Speedyon June 14, 2011
The comedy anime series Squid Girl (aka Shinryaku!? Ika Musume) has been licensed by Media Blasters. The first half of the Diomedea-animated series comes to DVD on 9/27/11 for $24.99. It will contain both English and Japanese languages, and Part 1 features the first six episodes (150 minutes). In other Media Blasters news, Queen’s Blade‘s […]

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 […]

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 ]

"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 […]

"Kanokon" Complete Series Coming Soon; Singles Cancelled

by Classic Speedyon October 15, 2010
Media Blasters announced via Twitter that they will be releasing a complete collection of the anime comedy Kanokon, and are canceling volumes 2 and 3 because of this. Volumes 2 and 3 were originally scheduled for midway through 2010, but kept getting delayed. The Media Blasters rep said the complete collection would be a lower […]

"Voltron: Fleet of Doom" Blu-Ray Release Delayed (UPDATED New Release Date)

by Dan Collinson September 8, 2010
In a follow-up article, Tvshowsondvd.com has reported the Blu-Ray release of Voltron: Fleet of Doom has been delayed. No word from Media Blasters on when they’ll have a new release date. UPDATE September 7th: Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Media Blasters placed a new release date for the Blu-Ray release of Voltron: Fleet of Doom. The Blu-Ray […]

Media Blasters Delays Numerous Titles Including "Queen's Blade" Collection

by Classic Speedyon August 10, 2010
Queen’s Blade‘s second volume, originally scheduled for September, has been pushed back to 10/26/10. Additionally, the following titles are delayed with no new release date yet: * Kanokon vols. 2 & 3 * Queen’s Blade vol. 3 & collection (DVD and Blu-ray) * Voltron: Fleet of Doom Blu-ray [Source: Mania.com ]