News Bandai Visual, Dark Horse, ImaginAsian Exec Interviews
posted on 2007-07-20 09:38 EDT
The ICv2 retailer news source posts a two-part interview with Bandai Visual USA President Tatsunori Konno on his company's role within the Bandai Namco group and its anime business model in North America. AnimeOnDVD.com interviews Michael Gombos, Dark Horse's Director of Asian Licensing, on the state of that company's current and future manga acquisitions. The Mecha Anime HQ talks with Justin Sevakis, ImaginAsian Entertainment's Manager of Strategic Development and Programming, on the recent TMS Entertainment licenses—notably, The Super Dimension Century Orguss robot anime classic.
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Mike wonders aloud which anime would be a good fit for the prestigious Criterion Collection.
Here's a salute to bygone American anime companies, we knew ye well.