Press Releases - April 2007
- Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo Vol. 2: Available 5/1 from Westlake Entertainment and Illumitoon ()
- New Japanese Rock CDs from JapanFiles.com ()
- Organic Hobby Releases Kaiyodo's “Revoltech Eva-01 Type F (AFC Experiment),” “Revoltech Toro” ()
- UCI Extension's Anime/Manga Advanced Course Announces Digital Manga Field Trip ()
- T-MODE '07 Takes Its Attendees on Six-Day Japan Anime Travel Tour ()
- Right Stuf's ANIME TODAY: Exclusive Interview with Bandai Visual USA President Mr. Tatsunori Konno ()
- AnimeUSA Announces First Round of Guests ()
- ADV Announces Acquistion of AIR TV Series, AIR Movie ()
- Battle of the Bands at Anime Expo ()
- Punk Group ketchup mania to Make USA Debut at A-Kon 2007 ()
- AAA Anime to Exclusively Distribute Haruhi Character CD Vol.#2 ()
- Fred Gallagher Guest of Honor at the Connichi 2007 in Germany ()
- Viz Media Launches Naruto Nation™ Campaign To Increase Release Rate Of Naruto and Pave Way For Part 2 ()
- Haré+Guu Deluxe Volume One Available May 1st ()
- Toei Animation Licenses Fifth Season of Digimon to Disney ABC Cable Networks Group ()
- Toei Animation Awards Funimation Entertainment DVD Rights to One Piece ()
- Fist of The North Star Collection Figure: Kenshiro – Toki – Warden Uighur – Raoh – Ryuken 4 ½” ()
- EigoMANGA Produces the Anime Pavilion at the Third Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration ()
- New York Anime Festival Announces Programming Manager ()
- Bishoujo Game "Yume Miru Kusuri :: A Drug That Makes You Dream" Now Shipping ()
- ADV Announces June 26 Releases ()
- Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3(TM) Deluxe Edition Announced ()
- Avril Lavigne on Anime Network Mobile ()
- Anime Expo® 2007 Receives Death Notes ()
- Robotech: The New Generation, Coming to Mobile Phones From Airborne Entertainment ()
- MACHINAE SUPREMACY to Perform Dancing Mad ()
- Florida Supercon (June 22-24, 2007) Adds Rikki Simons, Greg Horn, George Lowe & Dana Snyder ()
- North American Premiere: Tekkonkinkreet at the MoMA ()
- Swinging Popsicle Adds Show In NYC – June 19 ()
- Free Give-Away for San Jose Concert Announced ()
- Viz Media Licenses Naruto™ to Chilevision ()
- ADV Acquires Innocent Venus ()
- Anime Pavilion's Anime Festival ()
- AniRave Music LLC Releases New Album: “Hope” ()
- Anime Evolution Announces 2007 Dates and First Guests ()
- Robotech DVD news ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces July 31 Release of G-TASTE: HEAT WAVE ()
- Right Stuf & Kadokawa Pictures USA Announce THE THIRD, Vol. 1 for July 31 ()
- The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Logo T-Shirts Available May 29 ()
- Namco Bandai's Most Renowned Ninja Returns to the PlayStation(R)2 in Naruto(TM): Uzumaki Chronicles(TM) 2 ()
- Robotech to Attend 3rd Annual China International Cartoon & Animation Festival ()
- 2EastMusic Hosts Songwriting Workshop at Anime Boston ()
- Namco Bandai's Eureka Seven(TM) Vol. 2: The New Vision(TM) Glides Its Way into Retail ()
- VIZ Media Presents Exciting Properties at 2007 MIPTV ()
- “HARO: Tale of the Western Country” Released on DLSite.com ()
- DramaQueen April News ()
- ImaginAsian TV Launches Classic Anime Block with TMS Entertainment ()
- Season Two of Ah! My Goddess Premieres May 3 on Anime Network ()
- VIZ Media Named Master Licensor for Blue Dragon™ Anime Series ()
- Christina Ricci to Star in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' ''Speed Racer'' ()
- Oreskaband To Attend Anime Expo® 2007 As Official Guests Of Honor ()
- Yoshiki and 4 Fini Surge Forward with Multi-Artist Festival, May 25-26 ()
- Viz Pictures Releases Critically Acclaimed Linda Linda Linda On Dvd ()
- FUNimation's FUNiGIRL program - First Party of 2007 at Anime Boston ()
- Bandai Entertainment Inc. Announces Zegapain ()
- Anime Vegas Convention 2007 ()
- DMGI Announces New Kids Video Content Acquisitions ()
- HP Sponsors “ComiIdol 2007” & Voting Starts! ()
- Lamento PVC Statue and CD Sets – CD Details Announced ()
- Seeking Central Florida Cosplayers for an Upcoming Film Project ()
- Diamond & Pearl Prerelease Tournaments ()
- AnimeTV™ Announces a Kiss of Paradise ()
- Platform Animation Festival Announces Films and Installations ()
- NAMCO BANDAI Delivers Team-Based Combat to the PSP in Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes ()
- FanimeCon Announces 5 More Guests ()
- Yamato USA: Creators' Labo #05: Mine Blue #10 (‘See-Through’ White) ()
- FUNimation Channel Adds Anime from Central Park Media ()
- Go! Comi, Diamond Renew Booktrade Agreement ()
- Sakura Matsuri 2007 ()
- VIZ Media Signs New Publishers In Mexico and Brazil for Naruto ()
- VIZ Media Announces Manga Debuts for 2Q 2007 ()
- ADV Announces June 12 Releases ()
- UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie Season 3 Premieres on Anime Network ()
- DC Anime Club Seeking Artist [Updated] ()
- Manga section in the Bristol Comics Expo ()
- Jacon 2007 Announces Guest Lineup ()
- Free Ohio Convention Presented by Anime in Northeast Ohio ()
- Anime Expo Announces Prizes for Pre-Registrants ()
- Aoi House Flash Animation Included On Newtype USA DVD ()
- New CLAMP manga to debut in Newtype USA! ()
- FanimeCon Announces Lineup for MusicFest 2007 ()
- Bandai Visual USA Announces Release Dates ()
- Anime Boston announces final round of guests ()
- Live Action Akihabara Trilogy Concludes with "Pretty Maid Cafe" in June ()
- MELL Live in Concert at A-Kon ()
- ADV Announces June 5 Releases ()
- Kurau Phantom Memory Premieres April 5 on Anime Network! ()
- Anime Expo 2007 Goes Bang Zoom! ()
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