Press Releases - October 2004
- Chrono Crusade Wins Best DVD For September ()
- eigoManga Celebrated Mainstream Magazine Release at Tower Records ()
- 'Blade: Trinity' Soundtrack Features Manga and Anime-Style Animation ()
- Tokyopop and Nickelodeon Promise to Delight Kids of All Ages ()
- Viz to Release Special Wolf's Rain Manga Box Set ()
- Tokyopop Appoints Director of Operations ()
- A.D. Vision's Kevin Corcoran Addresses Licensing Conference ()
- Bandai America Gets Zatch Bell Card and Video Game License ()
- Yamato USA Opens Pre-Orders ()
- Call for entries for new International Manga and Anime Festival ()
- Seven Seas Launches GoManga.com ()
- Newtype USA Announces the Top 25 Anime of All Time ()
- Yamato USA 1/12 Scale Scopedog ()
- AnimeNext Announces New Venue for 2005 ()
- Viz Announces Two New Maison Ikkoku Boxed Sets ()
- CPM Q1 Promotion Offers More Anime for Less Money ()
- CPM Rings in the New Year with Time Bokan ()
- Broccoli Books to release Leave it to Piyoko Volume 1 ()
- Broccoli Books to release Juvenile Orion Calendar. ()
- Bandai Canada Announces Canadian Distribution ()
- Be Beautiful Finds its Target at Yaoi-con ()
- OtakuCon and Kunicon in Miami Beach, Atlanta and St. Louis ()
- Newtype USA Announces Special Subscription offer ()
- ADV Films November 30 Releases ()
- ADV Films November 23 Releases ()
- Shonen Jump Teams With AOL to Offer Dragin Ball Flash Manga ()
- Now Shipping From Yamato USA ()
- TAN Acquires All 3 Seasons of Slayers ()
- ADV Films Announces November 16 Release Dates ()
- All New Series on Anime Unleashed on G4techTV ()
- Tai Seng Announces Condor Hero ()
- eNerGy Festival 2004 ()
- It's Ha-Ha-Halloween on Kids' W-Boo! ()
- ADV Films Wins Big at Anime on DVD ()
- Newtype USA celebrates its second anniversary with the return of the BONUS DVD in newsstand issues! ()
- EigoManga sends care packs to Iraq ()
- Ghost SAC: Volume 3 DVD- November 23rd ()
- CPM December Manga Releases ()
- ITOCHU Corporation and Ishimori Group establish a Joint Venture Company ()
- Manga Entertainment to Release The Guyver Bio-Booster Armor: The Collection ()
- DBZ Trivia Game ()
- ADV Films announces Petite Princess Yucie Volume 1 ()
- VIZ's Inuyasha Turns in Impressive Sales on Multiple Fronts ()
- Catch an Extreme Manga Make-Over This Sunday Night! ()
- Viz Graphic Novels for the Holiday Season ()
- deviantArt at Anime Overdose 2005 ()
- Yaoi-con Press Release ()
- Yamato USA - Items Now Shipping ()
- Anime Voice-Actress Wendee Lee to Guest Speak at the University of Southern California ()
- Manga Mover Announcement ()
- ADV Toys to Market Character "Cosplay Caps" this Winter ()
- Infinity Studios Licenses Nananana ()
- Infinity Studios Licences Popo Can ()
- Tokyopop announces next 10 Rising Stars of Manga winners ()
- Elvira Manga ()
- WFAC announces 2004 lineup ()
- Appleseed to Premiere at Wateloo Festival ()
- Nelvana and Funimation to co-produce anime ()
- ADV Films Announces November 2 Release Dates ()
- U.S. Anime Heavyweights Form Joint Production Venture ()
- Yuricon announces 2005 event in Tokyo ()
- Kids'WB! Powers up for Third Season of Cyber-Adventure "Megaman NT Warrior: AXESS" From ShoPro Ent ()
- Live Action Real Bout High School ()
- ADV Films Announces DNAngel Collector's Edition ()
Now that Re:CREATORS has concluded, did it live up to the promise of its premise? This week in anime, we break down where the series soared and where it sank. ― Now that Re:CREATORS has come to an end, did the show live up to the promise of its premise? This week in anime, Nick and Jacob break down where the series soared and where it sank. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the particip...
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Dustin gets wet and wild with the girls of Senran Kagura on the PS4, along with this week's biggest news and other new game releases! ― You may have heard that homebrew developers—hackers, if you're feeling nasty—found a fully emulated version of NES Golf on board every shipping Nintendo Switch. After seemingly endless mystery surrounding why the ROM was there, they eventually discovered how to activ...
This straight-to-Netflix shonen manga adaptation is finally available to own on home release! Rebecca Silverman finds out if it was worth the wait. ― After an initial run on Netflix, the anime adaptation of The Seven Deadly Sins has arrived on Blu Ray and DVD. This season, which covers roughly the first fifteen volumes of Nakaba Suzuki's original manga, is a combination of interesting references to t...
Sentai Filmworks made a big announcement about phasing out DVDs forever - but why? Justin has a few ideas... ― Jake asked: I was reading a recent article that stated Sentai Filmworks was essentially phasing out their DVD releases by 2019 and are primarily going to release Blu-ray only with a few exceptions. I know you have got this question in the past on who buys DVD's Vs. Blu-rays which seems to b...
One of anime's most prolific screenwriters discusses his legacy of work on Eureka Seven, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Ghost in the Shell, and what it takes to succeed as a writer in the industry. ― Dai Sato is one of anime's most prolific and accomplished screenwriters. He was the series composer for Eureka Seven and Ergo Proxy, and also wrote individual episodes for numerous series including Cowb...
Many anime revolve around the lives of otaku and other oddballs, but how many actually get their depictions right? Paul Jensen shares his best recommendations. ― The video game-themed comedy Gamers! has drawn a fair amount of attention this season, and not just for its wicked sense of humor. This show seems to have a strength that many anime series try and fail to obtain; it feels like Gamers really ...
Samus is back in this expansive, extensive remake of Game Boy original Metroid II, but can it capture that old Metroid feeling? Dustin suits up to find out... ― There's a lot of bombast to a title like Samus Returns. Not just a nod to the original Metroid II subhead, this is indeed the return of Samus after an interminable hiatus for the Metroid franchise. It's been thirteen years since the last 2D M...
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To call the end of Danganronpa "shocking" would be an understatement! Jacob Chapman takes on the controversial final chapter in this SPOILER-FREE review. ― Prior to the release of this (second?) conclusion to the main Danganronpa trilogy, series creator Kazutaka Kodaka was emphatic in several interviews that this "new semester" would be completely open to newcomers. While it would bring closure to th...
It may never grab the spotlight like other long-running JRPG series, but the Ys games have a long legacy and a strong pedigree. With a new game on the horizon, here's everything a beginner needs to know. ― At one time a premier role-playing franchise that stood toe-to-toe against the likes of Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, a variety of factors prevented Nihon Falcom's Ys from achieving the mainstrea...
It's an original anime by Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig and famous actor Jaden Smith, along with a celebrity voice cast. What could possibly go wrong? Mike Toole investigates Netflix's latest original. ― They finally did it, folks: they animated Jaden Smith's Twitter account. That was what I thought after hearing Smith's character, Kaz, unwind the first of many bizarre pronouncements, in a bid...
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