Posts Tagged ‘Sentai Filmworks’

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Mouretsu Pirates"

by Ed Liuon December 29, 2011
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “MOURETSU PIRATES” HOUSTON, December 29, 2011— Prepare to be boarded by stellar entertainment on a galactic scale as Sentai Filmworks announces the impending escape of the rollicking, hit space opera MOURETSU PIRATES! What happens when Teen Chic meets Pirate Technique? Find out when Director Tatsuo Sato (Martian Successor Nadesico, Ninja Scroll TV, […]

PR: Section 23 Films Announces March 2012 Slate; "Grave of the Fireflies" Remastered Coming March 6, 2012

by Ed Liuon December 13, 2011
SECTION23 FILMS ANNOUNCES MARCH 2012 SLATE GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES REMASTERED EDITION Available on March 6th HOUSTON, December 13, 2011 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its March slate of releases; including GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES. Now digitally remastered and restored, it is one of the rare films that truly deserves to be […]

Sentai Filmworks Licenses Studio Ghibli's "Grave of the Fireflies"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison December 1, 2011
The anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has announced that it acquired the distribution rights to Grave of the Fireflies. The film is based on the wartime accounts of Nosaka Akiyuki and set in the final days of World War II amid the firebombing of Japan, telling the story of a young boy that struggles to fend […]

PR: Section23 Films Announces February 2012 Slate

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2011
SECTION23 FILMS ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY SLATE BROKEN BLADE Available on February 21st HOUSTON, November 11, 2011 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its February slate of releases; including BROKEN BLADE, The heavy metal mecha action series will be released on both DVD & Blu-Ray by Section23 client, Sentai Filmworks. Product details follow, in order […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "The World God Only Knows"

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2011
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES THE WORLD GOD ONLY KNOWS HOUSTON, October 17, 2011— Sentai Filmworks.has formally confirmed the acquisition for the eagerly anticipated anime series THE WORLD GOD ONLY KNOWS, which was first revealed to massive applause at the 2011 Anime Weekend Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia on September 30, 2011. Based on the super-hit manga by […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Broken Blade" and "Akikan!"

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2011
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES BROKEN BLADE HOUSTON, October 10, 2011— Breaking News! Sentai Filmworks today announced the company’s acquisition of one of the year’s most eagerly awaited anime titles; BROKEN BLADE, an epic new series of animated films based on the international manga bestseller from Yunosuke Yoshinaga (Rampage.) Created in six 50 minute installments, the mega […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "And Yet the Town Moves"

by Ed Liuon October 5, 2011
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES AND YET THE TOWN MOVES HOUSTON, October 5, 2011— Sentai Filmworks has put a chocolate on the pillowcases of anime fans everywhere with the announcement of the company’s acquisition of the acclaimed slice of life anime AND YET THE TOWN MOVES. Based on hit manga by Masakaza Ishiguro, the story of trouble […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere"

by Ed Liuon September 29, 2011
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES HORIZON IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE HOUSTON, September 28, 2011— Sentai Filmworks announces the acquisition of the upcoming anime mega-series HORIZON IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, based upon best-selling author Minoru Kawakami’s ongoing, eight-book franchise that has already sold over 750,000 copies in Japan. Directed by Manabu Ono (My Hime, Saki,) the […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Persona 4 the Animation"

by Ed Liuon September 29, 2011
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES PERSONA 4 the Animation HOUSTON, September 27, 2011— Sentai Filmworks proudly brings the hit PERSONA game franchise to anime with the acquisition of the red-hot new series PERSONA 4 the Animation. Based on the megahit game-within-a-game from ATLUS, in which extraordinary humans take on even more extraordinary “Personas,” the 25 episode series […]

Sentai/Section23 Announce New December Titles Including "Rozen Maiden"

by Classic Speedyon September 21, 2011
Rozen Maiden, formerly a Geneon license, has been rescued by Sentai Filmworks and will get a complete collection (that is, both the first series and its sequel, Träumend) on 12/6/11 for $49.98. The DVD set will run 650 minutes. In addition to this, the two-episode OAV Rozen Maiden Ouvertüre has been licensed as well, with […]