Press Releases - November 2009
- Tainted Reality to Host the US Debut of Girugamesh's New Album "NOW" Plus Girugamesh Interview and Give-Away ()
- Viz Media Releases New Shojo Manga Series Butterflies, Flowers ()
- Tezuka Family Weekend at the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington DC ()
- Japanese Maid Show on December 6 ()
- Japan Film Society Presents: The Winter Shorts at the Royal/T Cafe ()
- JapanFiles Announces Full Metal Daemon: Muramasa Giveaway Promotion ()
- All Anime World Cutest Anime Girl 2009 Contest Starts Immediately ()
- Adconion Media Group Acquires Joost Assets ()
- Osamu Tezuka's Original Astro Boy, Kimba, Legend of the Forest - This Weekend ()
- Explore the Winter Wonderlands of Japan: Snow Tours for Sale on JAPANiCAN.com ()
- Right Stuf & Nozomi Entertainment Announce The Irresponsible Captain Tylor Lithographs ()
- Funimation Pre-Thanksgiving News ()
- Atlus Launches Official Website, Video Trailer for Upcoming Wii RPG Shiren the Wanderer ()
- For a Limited Time Starting on Black Friday: Crunchyroll Provides the Best Gift for Anime Fans this Holiday Season ()
- Choreographer and Manga Artist Scratch Underbelly of Japan's "Cute" Culture ()
- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Revives Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Duelist League ()
- Tears to Tiara On Sale Today ()
- Special Guests From 13 Countries and Territories to Attend Third Asia Pacific Screen Awards ()
- 10 International Emmy Winners Span 6 Countries Including Brazil, Denmark, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom ()
- Nexon America Games Feature Black Friday Deals ()
- Omodaka Gets Kinky with New Plum Song EP ()
- Chat Live with Eisner Award Winner Nina Matsumoto Tomorrow on Suvudu.com ()
- Funimation Hires Director of Original Entertainment ()
- Anime Festival Asia 2009 Brings Danny Choo to Singapore ()
- Funimation Entertainment Acquires Full Metal Panic! and Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu from Kadokawa ()
- Funimation Entertainment Acquires Sekirei from Aniplex ()
- Funimation Entertainment Acquires Tetsuwan Birdy Decode from Aniplex ()
- KDDI, Kadokawa Group and Up-Front Group Present Kaito Reinya ()
- Rockin¹ Android Treats Fans with New Features for Gundemonium Collection ()
- Right Stuf's Anime Today Discusses The Art of Osamu Tezuka with Writer and Anime Expert Helen McCarthy ()
- Harlequin Comics Now Available on Amazon's Kindle ()
- Brace Yourselves for a Clash of the Elites in the Second "Halo Legends" Preview Episode, "The Duel" ()
- QC Anime-Zing! Announces Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine ()
- Storm Lion and Production I.G Unveil “Titan Rain” - A New International Animated Feature Film Project ()
- Spike TV's Video Game Awards Announce Nominees and Categories Including Best Graphics ()
- Atlus Unleashes a Metric-Ton of Content for Shiren the Wanderer, Releases First English Screenshots, Final North American Box Art, and First Official Blog Entry ()
- Atlus Releases Launch Trailer for 3D Dot Game Heroes ()
- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Delivers Hidden Arsenal Just in Time for the Holidays ()
- Monthly Manga Anthology Shonen Jump Joins Art, Science Fiction and Biographical Releases to Make for Unique Gift Ideas this Holiday Season from Viz Media ()
- Otacool International Launch Event at AFA 2009 ()
- The English Version Site of Digital Comics Rental Service 'Renta!' Begins ()
- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Shifts it into High Gear with Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Stardust Overdrive ()
- Matsuoka to Receive FIAPF Award at Third Annual APSAs ()
- VIP Tickets for C2E2 to Go on Sale Thursday November 19, 2010 ()
- DreamHack Welcomes Saitone and JulieHally with Open 8Bit Arms ()
- Saitone Takes Michael Jackson Back to 8Bit ()
- Blue Drop Complete Collection On Sale Today ()
- Dark Horse Teams with The Hundreds to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Usagi Yojimbo ()
- Tomy Corporation's Naruto™ Shippuden: Clash of Ninja® Revolution 3 Now Available on Wii™ ()
- Atlus Links to Legends Past, Announces 3D Dot Game Heroes™ for Playstation®3 Computer Entertainment System ()
- Best Animated Feature Film Category Expands to Five Contenders for "The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards" ()
- Anime South Holds Fifth Consecutive Annual Event ()
- Vincent Ralambomiadana Wins Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Shonen Jump Championship in Columbus ()
- Dark Horse Announces New Senior Director of Marketing ()
- Tainted Reality to Give Away Tickets to See Dir en grey Live in LA ()
- Ponyo, Pokémon and Zelda Delight Younger Readers this Holiday Season in New Books and Manga Releases from Viz Media ()
- Viz Media Animates the Holidays with New DVD Releases to be among Must-Haves on Wish Lists this Season ()
- Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble™ for PSP® System is in Stores Now and Available on Playstation®Network ()
- Japanese R&B Star "Ai" Soon to Set the Gold Coast Ablaze ()
- Soul Eater Streets February 9, 2010 ()
- NY International Children's Film Festival Presents Pom Poko ()
- Record of Agarest War Receives a Simultaneous Release on the PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® in Spring 2010 ()
- 2010 JTB Sunrise Tours On Sale Now ()
- Vampires, Crime Drama, Ghosts, Teenage Angst and More for this Gift Giving Holiday Season ()
- University of Minnesota Press Presents Mechademia 4: War/Time ()
- Demon's Souls Official Strategy Guide Replacement Program Launches ()
- Manga Artist Hiroki Otsuka's Solo Exhibition in Berlin ()
- JapanFiles to release Hangry and Angry's "Sadistic Dance" ()
- The Monster Movie Fan's Guide to Japan ()
- Right Stuf's Nozomi Entertainment Announces Piano: The Melody of a Young Girl's Heart DVD Bundle Collection ()
- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Reveals Plans for New Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Pegasus League ()
- Special A Collection 1 On Sale Today ()
- 20 Animated Features Line Up for 2009 Oscar® Race ()
- Viz Media Makes it a Holiday Season of Shojo with Fun New Releases ()
- Anime Action Comes to San Francisco as Viz Cinema Presents Gurren Lagann The Movie 1 and 2 ()
- Yamato USA Announces the Opening of Preorder for Its Fantasy Figure Gallery: The Touch of Ice by Luis Royo ()
- Right Stuf's Nozomi Entertainment Launches Series Site for Rental Magica ()
- The Concrete World: A Cyberpunk Ball and Release Party Celebrating the Launch of the New Webcomic ()
- Viz Media Releases Surreal Gogo Monster Manga Series ()
- Viz Pictures to Release 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End on DVD ()
- Lucky Star Manga 2 and 3 to Ship Back-to-Back ()
- New People in San Francisco Announces New Japanese Pop Art Exhbition ()
- Mindbridge Foundation Announces New Anime Convention ()
- MGM Paves the Way for Classic Anime Series “Prince Planet” to Launch on YouTube™ & Hulu on November 9 ()
- Grand Cosplay Ball Announces New Band and Mystery Guest ()
- Ai-Kon 2010 Announces Mascot Contest ()
- Inuyasha Manga Looms Larger-Than-Life in New VIZBIG Edition ()
- Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble for PSP System Also to Release on Playstation Network 2 Days After the November 10 Retail Release ()
- Right Stuf's Anime Today Talks Pluto with Translators Frederik L. Schodt and Jared Cook ()
- Yen Press to Publish Manga Adaptation of International Bestselling Novelist James Patterson's Daniel X ()
- Waldenbooks to Become Smaller, More Profitable Chain in 2010 as Number of Stores Will Be Reduced by Approximately 200 in January ()
- One Piece Streaming Time Change ()
- Viz Media Launches Monster Anime Series on Playstation Network ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces February 2 Release of Anime 18's Ogenki Clinic Adventures DVD ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces February 2 Release of Anime 18's Night Shift Nurses: RN's Revenge DVD ()
- Atlus Announces First-Person Science-Fiction RPG Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey for Nintendo DS ()
- Atlus' Atlus-O-Weenie Costume Contest Nears the Finish Line, Fan Voting to End on Friday ()
- Halo Legends Takes Popular Universe into New Realm with Animated Short Films ()
- Animation Asia Conference 2009 Sets the Tone with Kadokawa's Opening Keynote Address ()
- Comics and Cartoons to Invade Niagara Falls ()
- Veteran VA Michael McConnohie in Sci-Fi Series ()
- Oxford Circus Becomes Shibuya ()
- New Cosplay Application for iPhone and iPod Touch ()
- The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation ()
- Panels and Workshops Registration Now Open for Castle Point Anime Convention 2010 ()
- Viz Media's “Naruto Shippuden The Movie” Comes to DVD on November 10 ()
- Madman National Cosplay Championship - Grand Final ()
- Viz Media Highlights New Manga For Q4 Release ()
- You're Under Arrest: Fast & Furious Collection 1 On Sale Today ()
- Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game 2009 Collectible Tins Available Now ()
- Imagi: Resignation of Director and Appointment of Chief Executive Officer ()
- Tokyopop Presents: A Blazing List of Manga for Summer 2010 ()
- WOTA London 02 – London's Only Otaku Club Night Announces its Second Event ()
- New Japanese Films to Play at Viz Cinema in November in San Francisco ()
- Sakura-Con 2010 Announces First Musical Guests ()
- Metropolis to be Screened at the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy Of Japan ()
- JapanFiles Starts Pre-Order for New girugamesh Album "NOW" (USA Release) ()
- RIT Anime Club to Show Evangelion: 1.0 for Charity and Announces Second Round of Tora-Con 2010 Guests ()
- JapanFiles and HelloStoreUSA Begin Special Holiday Pre-Orders for Hello! Project Goods ()
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