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Bursting the Bubble with Lance Heiskell

ANNCast 349 - Bursting the Bubble with Lance Heiskell

Industry veteran and former Funimation Director of Marketing Lance Heiskell takes a magical and occasionally terrifying journey through his storied career during the American anime DVD bubble of the mid-2000s. Strap in!

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00:30 Lance Heiskell introduction and his origin as an anime fan

15:30 The early 2000s

35:00 Samurai 7 and Fullmetal Alchemist

42:00 The bubble starts to pop with Suncoast

59:00 Rebounding from the crash

01:16:00 Changing corporate cultures

01:26:00 Twitter time!

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Theme Song: "Bucharest" by The New Division. Check them out on iTunes!

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