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posted on 2004-08-20 18:06 EDT
Tactics TV series Premiere date set, Fuji TV Cancels Samurai Champloo Broadcast.

Japanese website Rakuga Kidou reports that Animate.tv has announced that the first episode of Tactics TV will premiere on October 5th. The Tactics manga, by Sakura Kinoshita and Kazuko Higashiyama was serialized in Comic Blade and is licensed for release in North America by ADV Manga (first volume due on October 4th).

Meanwhile, the Haetana message board reports that Fuji TV will be dropping its broadcast of Samurai Champloo after it airs episode 17 on September 9th. The entire 26 episodes will be broadcast on BS Fuji (BS Digital Satellite) where it airs on Sunday nights at midnight. The cancellation of Samurai Champloo on Fuji TV has not yet been confirmed.

Volume 1 of Samurai Champloo goes on sale in Japan tomorrow (Saturday, August 21st).

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