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Anime to Be Showcased at MIPCOM Media Industry Event

posted on by Egan Loo
4Kids, TMS, Toei to highlight Yu-Gi-Oh, Card Live-R, ItaKiss, Asataro, DBZ

MIPCOM, "the world's audiovisual content market," will have several companies pitching their anime properties to international buyers and distributors during the October 13–17 event at Cannes, France. The American production company 4Kids Entertainment will be presenting the 79 episodes of Dinosaur King and its Yokuryū Densetsu sequel as well as the 52 planned episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (pictured at right).

The Japanese animation company TMS Entertainment will showcase Card Live-R (Live On Cardliver Kakeru, pictured at left, 51 eps.), ItaKiss (Itazura na Kiss, 25 eps.), Scarecrowman (26 eps.), Mini Moo Moo (Mameushi-kun, 26 eps.), and Zenryoku Rabbits (Zenryoku Usagi, 26 eps.). Since Card Live-R and Scarecrowman are still airing in Japan, these pre-show notes for MIPCOM are the first public indications of the planned lengths for these programs.

Japan's Toei Animation will showcase its family and action titles, including Master Hamsters (Hatarakids My Ham Gumi, 50 eps.), My Three Daughters (Uchi no 3 Shimai, 50 eps.), the upcoming Asataro, The Onion Samurai! (Negibōzu no Asatarō, pictured at right) television series, Happy Lucky Bikkuriman (46 eps.), and Dragon Ball Z (291 eps.). My Three Daughters is still airing in Japan.

Images © Kazuki Takahashi Studio Dice/Shueisha, TV Tokyo, NAS
© Poplar/Cardliver Kakeru Production Committee, TV Tokyo
© Kazuyoshi Īno/Fukuinkan Shoten, TV Asahi, Toei Animation

This article has a follow-up: Viz Showcases Anime at MIPCOM Global Industry Event (2008-10-14 23:57)
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