Press Releases - January 2009
- Udon Entertainment Launched Udon Kids Manga Line ()
- Right Stuf's Anime Today Previews Sword of the Stranger with Bandai Entertainment's Robert Napton & Taku Otsuka ()
- Toon Radio opens the Anime Gate ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces April 28 Release of Sinners Paradise: Genesis ()
- Viz Pictures Announces DVD Release of Live-Action Death Note II: The Last Name Feature Film ()
- The Manga Cookbook is YALSA "Quick Pick" for 2009 ()
- Pacific Media Expo 2009, November 6-8 at the LAX Hilton ()
- Meet the Cast - Tokyo Beat Down - Part 1 ()
- Right Stuf & Kadokawa Pictures USA Announce THE THIRD Complete DVD Collection ()
- Every Launch Copy of Legacy of Ys™: Books I & II for Nintendo DS™ to be a Premium Boxed Release with Soundtrack Included, Atlus Announces ()
- Anime Matsuri Presents DJ HeavyGrinder AMV Contest ()
- Viz Media Announces Animated DVD Releases for April 2009 ()
- JapanFiles brings the SKA with Hoi Festa and All Japan Goith ()
- Exciting New Drawing Book for Kids ()
- eigoMANGA Spring Releases ()
- Eagle One Media Launches On-Line Comic Book Digital Download Store ()
- New York Comic Con Announces Enormous Growth of Videogame Exhibitors at 2009 Show ()
- Aksys Games Announces Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus ()
- Atlus Announces Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon for PlayStation®2 Computer Entertainment System ()
- Viz Media Launches New Imprint for Science Fiction Novels: Haikasoru ()
- Appliya Pushes into iPhone Anime & Manga Market with Funding from Softbank ()
- Digital Manga Publishing Acquires Classic Shojo title: Itazura Na Kiss ()
- American Library Association Announces Literary Award Winners ()
- Afro Samurai Picks Up His Sword Again in an Original Movie Event on Spike TV ()
- Viz Media Satisfies Hungry Manga Fans with the Release of Oishinbo ()
- Magnet Presents Big Man Japan ()
- Animation on Display (AOD) Announces Guest List ()
- The 2009 Toronto Comic Arts Festival ()
- Madman Titles Receive 2009 Oscar® Nominations ()
- Japanese boy-band rockers Dirty Old Men to play SXSW 2009 ()
- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Set to Launch First 5D's Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game™ Duelist Pack – Yusei ()
- Pacific Asia Museum Proudly Presents The Samurai Re-Imagined: From Ukiyo-e to Anime ()
- ICv2 Announces Graphic Novel Industry Summit at ICv2 Graphic Novel Conference at New York Comic Con ()
- Imagi International Holdings Limited Begins Trading on the International OTCQX ()
- Anime USA Registration ()
- Anime Matsuri Announces Miyavi Live in Concert for 2009 ()
- Animax's LaMB Ups the Fashion Quotient with Vivienne Tam ()
- Meet Vic Mignogna - Voice of Fullmetal Alchemists's Edward Elric - in Person ()
- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Announces Plans for Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Crimson Crisis Retailer Sneak Peek ()
- Bang Zoom! Entertainment Teams with Starz Media's Manga Entertainment to Develop "Manga Minutes" ()
- EigoMANGA Studios Creates Graphic Novel Based on American Novel, God Drug ()
- Anime Supercon's Broward Anime Festival Announces Four New Guests, Including: Billy West As Guest Of Honor & Yaya Han As Cosplay Guest Of Honor ()
- Takashi Miike and Sho Sakurai to Premiere Yatterman in Person at NY Comic Con ()
- Class of Heroes™ to Assemble on PSP® (Playstation®Portable) System; Prospective Students Encouraged to Buy Textbooks and Swords Early ()
- Tora-Con 2009 Announces New Guests, Todd Haberkorn and John Swasey ()
- Video Games Live™ to Debut Music from Halo 3: ODST in Seattle ()
- GDH Opens Gonzo Channel within Chunghwa Telecom MOD ()
- JapanFiles Partners with Disk Union for Osaka Hard Rock Group Rampant ()
- Anime Matsuri Announces 2009 Guests ()
- Japanican to Clean Up the Streets of Akihabara ()
- 23-Year Veteran SION (NieA_7) Debuts on JapanFiles.com ()
- Exciting New Shojo Manga from Viz Media to Kick Off 2009 ()
- Right Stuf's Anime Today Talks Anime Movies & More with Writer & Anime Expert Helen McCarthy ()
- Asian Rock Band The Slants Receive Multiple Nominations for Portland Music Awards ()
- Atlus Pockets Steal Princess™, Unique Nintendo DS™ Puzzle Platformer, for North American Release ()
- Right Stuf's Nozomi Entertainment Announces New Street Date of March 24, 2009 for the Maria Watches Over Us – Season 3 DVD Collection ()
- Naruto Shippuden Available Immediately for Free Viewing on Crunchyroll ()
- Watch the Latest Episodes of Naruto Shippuden on Joost Today ()
- JapanFiles.com Partners with Spice Records for Orange Range and sodopp ()
- JapanFiles.com Releases Sweet Vacation ()
- Bandai Entertainment Joins Forces with Technicolor for DVD Replication ()
- New Anime Convention in Maryland Officially Called CHS Otaku Fest 2009 ()
- Arts Alliance America and Fabulous Films Join Forces to Release a Library of Great Classic Family Programming: Mysterious Cities of Gold ()
- Animation and Gaming Ohio Announces Their Final Guest ()
- eigoMANGA and Visionary Comics Studio Publish "The Frog Princess" Graphic Novel ()
- Right Stuf's Nozomi Entertainment Launches Series Site for Aria The Natural at aria.rightstuf.com ()
- VIZ Media Announces Unprecedented Multimedia Campaign to Provide Near Simultaneous U.S.-Japan Release of New Naruto Shippuden Animated Episodes ()
- Bespa Kumamero to perform at Anime Boston 2009 ()
- DLSite Offers Blade Engine - Visual Novel Construction Kit for Free ()
- Organic Hobby USA: Little Busters! “Natume Lin” 8” PVC Figure ()
- Anime Fans Worldwide to Celebrate Global Shinkai Day 2009 ()
- Pop Japan Travel Announces Its First Ever "Cosplay Across Japan Tour" ()
- Crunchyroll Announces More Toei Animation Titles ()
- Bishie Con to Be Held in St. Louis in November 2009 ()
- Kurokami The Animation to Premiere Tonight on IATV ()
- Naruto Shippuden and Gintama Arrives on Crunchyroll Today ()
- Viz Media Announces a New Line of Fun J-Pop Inspired Graphics, Apparel and More Available at Zazzle ()
- Full Steam Ahead: Crunchyroll and Gonzo Rolls On Strong ()
- Calling Australia's Next Top Cosplayer ()
- Information on a Bilingual (Japanese-English) Digital Media Summer Program ()
- Crunchyroll Offers Top Korean TV Dramas from Leading North American Distributor YA Entertainment ()
- Sword of the Stranger Website, My Space, and Facebook Now Live ()
- Hugo Nomination Period Begins ()
- Crunchyroll Presents Best Motoring International by GTChannel ()
- Florida Supercon Adds Seven New Guests to June 5-7, 2009 Show ()
- Naruto Shippuden Arrives on Crunchyroll ()
- Jacon 2009 Announces Dates, Guests and Its Location for the Tenth - and Final - Year for Orlando, Florida's Japanese Animation Convention ()
- Natsume Yujincho to Materialize on Crunchyroll ()
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