Bandai Visual & Sentai Filmworks Issue Joint Statement on “Sola”

TOKYO & HOUSTON, June 3, 2010 – Bandai Visual and Sentai Filmworks jointly announced today their united position regarding the title named “sola.” The parties disclosed that a clerical error resulted in the title being made available for license and distribution to Sentai Filmworks.

However, Bandai Entertainment, INC. will continue to distribute “sola”.

Bandai Visual and Sentai Filmworks agreed to unwind the issue in good faith and Sentai Filmworks has retired the title from its catalog.

Both companies regret any confusion caused by these inadvertent circumstances. Each company sincerely appreciates their fan's ongoing loyalty and continued support for “sola” and their other respective programs.

About Bandai Entertainment, INC.
Bandai Entertainment, INC. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD, Blu-ray and television broadcast in North America. Titles include Gundam 00, Code Geass: Lelouch of Rebellion, Lucky Star, Gurren Lagann, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, My Otome, and many more.

About Sentai Filmworks
Sentai Filmworks is one of the fastest-growing anime companies in North America, including hit series like Gintama, Eyeshield 21, Clannad and hit blockbuster movies like Appleseed.

Sentai Filmworks' line of Blu-Ray and DVDs are distributed on home video by Ingram Entertainment, Baker & Taylor, Section23Films and other good and fine distributors.

Digital contents are available through iTunes, Playstation Network, Netflix, Amazon and others!

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