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News Bandai Entertainment Gets Girl Who Leapt Through Time
posted on 2007-12-09 15:57 EST
Limited theatrical release of anime film planned for next year
The anime distributor Bandai Entertainment has announced that it will be bringing out the DVD of Mamoru Hosoda's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. The 2006 film, which has won awards at the Sitges and Annecy film festivals, will also receive a limited theatrical run in theaters in Los Angeles, New York, and, possibly, several other cities. The company's president, Ken Iyadomi, and director of sales and marketing, Robert Napton, made the announcement at their New York Anime Festival panel Sunday.
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