ADV, Tokyopop Discontinue DVD, Print Titles

posted on 2008-07-11 12:35 EDT
Best Student Council, 5cm/sec, Innocent Venus, Robotech, Kindaichi, more

The online retailer AnimeNation notes that the North American anime distributor ADV Films has discontinued the following titles:

  • Best Student Council
  • 5 Centimeters Per Second
  • Innocent Venus
  • Robotech

These titles are not among the 32 former ADV Films titles that another distributor, Funimation, announced it had picked up from Japan's ARM Corporation.

Publishers Weekly's The Beat blog reports that the North American publisher Tokyopop has cancelled the following volumes:

  • Beyond the Beyond Volume 5
  • Blazin' Barrels Volume 11
  • Karma Club Volume 2
  • Kat & Mouse Volume 4
  • Kindaichi Case Files, The Burial Francs
  • Lagoon Engine Volume 6
  • Lagoon Engine Volume 7
  • Nosatsu Junkie Volume 7
  • Queen's Knight, The Volume 13
  • Queen's Knight, The Volume 14
  • Saver Volume 7

The Newsarama comics news website covers more details on the cancellation of Chuck Austen's Boys of Summer, one of the titles that Tokyopop had decided not to continue.

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