Press Releases - January 2005
- Newtype USA releases February issue ()
- Jast USA Announces Little My Maid has Shipped ()
- ADV Announces Devil Hunter Yohko, Complete Collection ()
- AniZona Announces Yoshitaka Amano ()
- Pokemon Delivers Kids WB best Ratings Since 2003 ()
- Dark Horse May Shipping Graphic Novels ()
- Broccoli Books Releases Until the Full Moon ()
- Synch-Point releases Limited Edition Aquarian Age the Movie ()
- Cruising the Anime City Premiere Book Release in San Francisco ()
- Dark Horse April Shipping Items ()
- Onna! Announces First Confirmed Guests ()
- Apprise Media Acquires Beckett ()
- ADV Films Announces Spriggan, Special Edition ()
- ShoPro Entertainment Inc. and VIZ, LLC to Merge ()
- Seven Seas Announces New Webmanga ()
- CPM Offers Savings on Some of its Signature Savings ()
- Maaya Sakamoto at AnimeFest 2005 ()
- ADV Films Announces Release of Kekko Kamen ()
- CPM April Graphic Novel Releases ()
- Anime TV Show about Anime Fans and News ()
- Tokyopop Attached Top Screenwriters to two Animated Kid's Television Projects ()
- A Tree of Palme at the Alamo ()
- Japanese the Manga Way ()
- Steamboy Screening at Egyptian Theater ()
- ADV Films Announces February 8 Releases ()
- Fox Box To Be Rebranded 4KIDS TV ()
- Shoujo Arts Society and Yuricon LLC announce their brand-new convention: Onna! ()
- ADV Films Announces February 1 Release Dates ()
- Anime Overdose Press Release ()
- ADV Announces Nadesico: Essential Anime Vol. 3 ()
- ADV Kids Announces Hello Kitty's Animation Theater V.1 ()
- 2005 Robotech Convention Tour Launches at Kunicon ()
- Tokyopop Serves Up Fresg Super-Sized Manga Entree: MBQ ()
- Cartoon Network Picks up Rave Master Season 2 ()
- ADV Announces Princess Tutu: Marchen ()
- Anime Overdose Announces Takeshi Mori ()
- How To Draw Manga Beginning Art Class ()
- ADV Announces Volume One of Wandaba Style ()
- ADV Anime on Cell Phones ()
- Navarre Inc. Agrees to Purchase FUNimation ()
- Manga News Service Launched ()
- Anime Network in Hawaii ()
- ADV Films Announces a Double Dose of Saiyuki ()
- Three New Guests Announced for MTAC Go ()
- Stand Alone Complex '2nd Gig' Premiere at Tokyo International Anime Fair in Hollywood ()
- Japanese pop culture discussion in San Francisco ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces Cool Devices 2 and Wicked Lessons ()
- ADV Films Announces Gantz Volume 1 ()
- Right Stuf Announces Shingu 1 ()
- ADV Films Announces American Theatrical Premiere of A Tree of Palme ()
- Digital Manga, Diamond Extend Booktrade Distribution Agreement ()
- Maxmedia at Anime Overdose ()
- ADV Films Announces January 11 Release Dates ()
- ADV Films Announces Release of Moeyo Ken: A Clash From the Past ()
- ADV Films Announces Release of Megaman: Upon a Star, Hitting Shelves Today ()
- Dreamwave Productions Shuts Down ()
- Writer on Manga Wins Recognition for Recent Book ()
- Bandai and Manga Announce Stand Alone Complex 4 ()
- Anime Fringe January 2005 Issue ()
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