Supanova Perth 2009
Madman Entertainment Panel

by Ryan Blackmore, Jul 9th 2009

Acquisitions:

  • Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone (1.01) DVD to be released by the end of year
  • Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone (1.11) on DVD and BluRay to be released next year
  • Gundam 00
  • Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory - Complete Collection in October 2009
  • 08th MS Team - Complete Collection in December 2009, includes Miller's Report
  • Questions:

    Q: Will Madman be releasing more Boys Love titles?
    A: So far Loveless is on the only title in the works though it will be a Complete Collection with Subtitles only, to be released in August.

    Q: Will Madman be getting the license for the Japanese Beast Wars Series
    A: Unlikely at this point in time.

    Q: What about Armada, Energon, RID or Cybertron?
    A: Unlikely at this point in time due to the rights being held by another major distributor.

    Q: Is Madman going to be releasing any titles that are similar to Death Note?
    A: Would love to but there's nothing in that vein really. Code Geass is fairly close though with a dose of giant robots!

    Q: Is Madman going to be releasing Romeo X Juliet?
    A: Yes, we previously announced it and it will be coming out in October 2009 as 2 Collections.

    Q: When is D.Gray-man going to be released?
    A: In August 2009.

    Q: Is Madman going to be releasing Strawberry Panic!?
    A: Unlikely at this point in time.

    Q: Is Madman going to make all releases into Fat Packs?
    A: Varies from title to title, current titles starting release prior to Feb 2009 will recieve a limited box run then transition into fatpack. titles released after Feb 09 will go straight to a fatpack for a complete collection release.

    Q: Is Madman going to get the license for Macross Frontier?
    A: Would love to but unlikely at this point in time as from what we understand, there is an ongoing dispute with the Macross property.

    Q: Will Madman release the Galaxy Angel X Special?
    A: No, its too short.

    Q: What version of Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone will Madman be releasing?
    A: The Funimation dub.

    Q: Will Madman be releasing One Piece Uncut?
    A: We're currently looking into it.

    Q: Will Madman be releasing Strike Witches?
    A: We have no plans to release it.

    Q: Will Madman be releasing Magical Girl Lyrical Nanaoh?
    A: No.

    Q: Will Madman be releasing Elfen Lied Series 2?
    A: We are not aware of any new series' in development. Would love to release it if a new one is released.

    Q: When will Naruto Shippūden be released?
    A: Soon, we're working on the license.

    Q: When will more Hellsing Ultimate be released?
    A: Next year, we're waiting on the dub.

    Q: Will we see a combined Dragon Ball Boxset
    A: Maybe.

    Q: Will Madman have more BluRay releases?
    A: Hell Yes!

    Currently we're releasing the following on BluRay:

  • Afro Samurai
  • Afro Samurai: Resurrection
  • Sword of the Stranger
  • Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone
  • Transformers: The Movie (1988) (Which has just been released).

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