Haruka Episode 1 Streaming on dot-anime.usMar 18th 2008
Torrance, Calif. March 18, 2008 – dot-anime.us, the ecommerce site operated by Bandai Visual USA, announced today the details of their new streaming video service, which will offer fans a legal option to view a full episode of Bandai Visual USA titles.
Starting on March 18, 2008, fans will be able to screen the first episode of HARUKA: Beyond the Stream of Time – A Tale of the Eight Guardians on dot-anime (Full URL: http://www.dot-anime.us/streaming/).
The new video streaming service will be available to fans based in the USA and Canada.
Each streamed episode will be available for three months after its starting date. Fans must meet
the following computer system requirements to use dot-anime's new video streaming service:
• Microsoft Windows XP or later
• Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or above
• Microsoft Windows Media Player 10 or above
For more information on the streaming service and user support refer to the FAQ located on www.dot-anime.us/streaming/help.html
[About HARUKA: Beyond the Stream of Time – A Tale of the Eight Guardians]
ʻHARUKA' is an adaptation of a huge hit Japanese romance adventure video game franchise from KOEI Co., Ltd and has also been made into a successful on-going manga in Japan and is currently being serialized in the girl manga magazine Shojo Beat that is published by VIZ Media. The first DVD volume will hit store shelves on April 22, 2008.
[Story of HARUKA: Beyond the Stream of Time – A Tale of the Eight Guardians]
Beyond the stream of time, there lay a peaceful capital city on sacred ground protected by Four Gods. One day, the Four Gods were stolen away and the capital of this alternate world is overrun by vengeful spirits. This is the tale of Akane, the chosen Priestess of the Dragon God and her Eight Guardians as they clash against the Demon clan in hopes of saving the capital.
dot-anime.us is a North American version of dot-anime.com, a Japanese website dedicated to bringing anime directly to fans via the internet. At dot-anime in Japan, fans can watch over 400 titles and 4000 episodes of anime, download thousands of anime songs, and purchase their favorite anime DVDs and CDs with a click of their mouse. dot-anime.us is planning to roll out similar services to the North American fans.
[About Bandai Visual USA Inc.]
BANDAI VISUAL USA INC. was established in 2005 as a wholly owned subsidiary of BANDAI VISUAL CO., LTD. with a mission to facilitate stronger, more active involvement in positioning, marketing and distribution of BANDAI VISUAL programs in North America. From its base in Torrance, California, BANDAI VISUAL USA seeks to form new alliances and reinforce existing ties in an effort to strengthen BANDAI VISUAL's international presence as a producer and content provider in the ever expanding and diversified specialty programs market.