Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn) Now On Zune / Xbox Live

Nov 18th 2010
Tokyo, Japan – November 17, 2010 – Bandai Channel Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese company delivering Japanese animation on-demand, also known by its brand name ANIMECHANNEL, is pleased to announce that both episodes one and two of “Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn)” are now available on Zune® (an entertainment platform by Microsoft for Xbox 360® and other devices) in the following regions and formats:

Schedule and technical specifications of “Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn)” episodes 1 and 2 on Zune
・Distribution Details
Video-On-Demand basis on Zune platform in HD (1080P) 5.1ch Audio, and also in SD 2.0ch Audio
・Broadcast Availability Period
From November 17, 2010
・Regions and Languages
USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden (English Audio)
France, Belgium (English Audio with French Subtitles)
Spain (English Audio with Spanish Subtitles)

November 12 also marked the release of “Gundam UC” episode two on Blu-ray disc in the US, Canada, and Taiwan. Visit http://store.bandai-ent.com (US and Canada), or http://www.my-cartoon.com.tw (Taiwan) for more details. The Blu-ray will subsequently be made available in Hong Kong (November 19, http://www.hmv.com.hk), followed by France and UK later this month.

Upon its release in March 2010, the first episode became a major hit, with over 200,000 units sold on Blu-ray and DVD in Japan to date and the ongoing growth of its success around the world. Following the October 30th theatrical release of episode two in Japan, its popularity has continued to rise rapidly with episode two's trailers being viewed by millions around the world. You owe it to yourself to check out why „Gundam UC‟ became Japan's #1 best-selling anime Blu-ray on its release!

Anime supporters can get the latest news on http://www.gundam-unicorn.net/en and become fans by clicking the “Like” button on our Gundam UC (Unicorn) page on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GundamUnicorn.

Bandai Channel Co., Ltd.
Bandai Channel Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings Inc. Founded on March 1, 2002, it is primarily involved with the on-demand streaming of Japanese animation. As of the end of October 2010, over 1100 series (approximately 18,000 episodes) have been made available in Japan. For more information, please visit http://www.b-ch.com .

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