Press Releases - September 2011
- London Gaming Con: Discounts Available for 3-4 December Event ()
- Rising Star Games Wants to See You Bring Their Fighters to Life! ()
- Berserk Silver Accessories- Art of War Releasing Silver Pendants ()
- Youmacon Returns to Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center November 3rd – 6th ()
- Viz Media Releases Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds Anime Film ()
- Anime Network Simulcasts Persona 4: The Animation ()
- Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland Now Shipping in North America ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces Anime 18's Nightmare Campus Complete DVD Collection for Jan. 3, 2012 ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere ()
- London Gaming Con on 3-4 December! Signup Now While Discount Places Available! ()
- Right Stuf's Nozomi Entertainment Announces Dirty Pair: The OVA Series DVD Collection ()
- Vote now in the NEO Awards ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Persona 4 The Animation ()
- AniMinneapolis 2012 Coming to Ramada Mall of America ()
- Hyper Japan 2012 Spring ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Majikoi - Oh! Samurai Girls ()
- Anime Blast Chattanooga Announces 3rd Round of Guests ()
- Animax Asia Takes Off With Last Exile –Fam, the Silver Wing– in a Same-Day-As-Japan Simulcast ()
- Animeleague at the UK's Entertainment Media Show on October 1-2 ()
- AM2 Launches Official 2012 Pre-Registration Contest with Miyavi, Dir en Grey and Disneyland Tickets ()
- VIZ Media Debuts Riveting Action Manga Series Psyren ()
- Saboten Con Announces Sean Schemmel as Final Guest for This Year ()
- Animeleague at Entertainment Media Show on 1-2 October! ()
- Anime USA 2011 Proudly Announces Our First Round Of Webcomics Guests ()
- Siren acquires UN-GO ()
- Zipangu Fest To Host Films By Star of Japan's Contemporary Experimental Scene ()
- VIZ Media Sweeps Latest NY Times Manga Bestseller List - Twice in a Month ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces Decemeber 6, 2011 Release of Anime18's Urotsukidoji New Saga Complete DVD Collection ()
- Tainted Reality Presents BORN at Nekocon 2011 ()
- X Japan Conquers Latin America ()
- AM2 Launches Online Registration for Artist Alley ()
- Section23 Films Announces December Slate ()
- Anime-ZAP! Welcomes Daniel and Jillian Coglan ()
- Aniplex and Nico Nico Douga Present Fate/Zero Streaming Worldwide ()
- Con-Nichiwa Announces Initial Guest List ()
- Anime NebrasKon Announces Guests Stephanie Young and David Brehm ()
- VIZ Media Announces the Release of Pokemon-Zoroark: Master of Illusions on DVD ()
- GEN Manga Announces the Release of Alive ()
- Disgaea 3: Absence of Dentention Coming to PlayStation Vita! ()
- Disgaea: Netherworld Unbound Coming to the Android Platform! ()
- Clan of Champions Coming to the West! ()
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 U.S. Release Announced for Spring 2012 ()
- Nekocon 2011 Announces Voice Actress Leah Clark ()
- Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos Film Festival Dates ()
- Animaze Animation Film Festival Announces Its First Edition - November 18-20, 2011 ()
- U.S. Theatrical Premiere of Pokemon the Movie: White--Victini and Zekrom Announced ()
- Japan Matsuri 2011 Sunday 18th September at London's County Hall 10:00 to 20:00 ()
- Viz Media's Haikasoru Imprint Releases Sci-fi Novel The Cage of Zeus ()
- ComiPo! Manga Creation Software On Sale Now ()
- J-Pop Star Beckii Cruel to Perform New Single at London Comic Con ()
- Kimi ni Todoke -From Me to You- Releases with a Blu-ray & DVD Combo in January 2012! ()
- G4 Premieres New Marvel Original Anime Series “X-Men” Featuring Actor Scott Porter ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Modern Magic Made Simple ()
- AM2 Announces 2012 Dates ()
- Influential Japanese Group Set to Rock London's Raindance Film Festival 2011 ()
- Nekocon Announces MC Frontalot in Concert! ()
- Welcome To SunnyCon, the Sunderland Japanese Culture and Anime convention, March 24-25 2012 ()
- Viz Media Announces Manga "Speed Up" for Bleach and One Piece Digital Releases on Vizmanga.com and Viz Manga App ()
- Fate/EXTRA Limited Edition Comes Packed With Extra Goodies! ()
- Crunchyroll Keeps Anime Ablaze with the Hottest Lineup ()
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series to Feature Top Dueling at Latest Tour Stop in Guayaquil, Equador ()
- Japan Flix to Stream Media Blasters Content ()
- Toronto Welcomes Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series ()
- Hello Kitty Gets Its First Ever High-End Fashion Brand With the Launch of Pynkiss ()
- Moe Simulation Game "Cosmic Angel" Announced ()
- New US-Japan Anime Collaboration Features Big Talent ()
- We Heart Performing for Japan ()
- GKIDS in Deal with Studio Ghibli for Theatrical Rights ()
- Mara Winokur Promoted to SVP, Digital Media, Business Development and Strategy at Starz Media, New Lead Executive for Starz Digital Media ()
- ComiPo! Manga Creation Software Debuts in English ()
- Gurren Lagann Charity Book Digitally Available in North America ()
- Join the Reunion with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Legendary Collection 2: The Duel Academy Years ()
- QC Anime-zing! Announces 2012 Dates and Location ()
- Reni Mimura Announces Monthly Show Dates in September, Releases New Music Video ()
- Kawaii Kon Announces First Round of Guests for 2012 Show ()
- Exist†trace to Perform at Tekkoshocon 2012 ()
- NDK Announces Japanese Guests, Final Round of Domestic Guests ()
- LeetStreet Boys Release “She's So Kawaii” Music Video ()
- Sentai Filmworks Reveals License of Rozen Maiden ()
- eBook store PAPYLESS Launched the English Site, eBook Rental site "Renta"! ()
- New Book on Hayao Miyazaki from Crescent Moon Publishing ()
- Animate USA – New Releases in Amazon Kindle Store ()
- XSEED Announces Corpse Party for the PSP! ()
- Viz Manga Debuts Seven Volumes of Naruto in Seven Days ()
- T3 Networks Inc. Enters into Television Partner and Strategic Marketing Agreement with VIZ Media ()
- Cinemacraft Launches Video-On-Demand Music Application for iOS ()
- Celebrate Hatsune Miku's 4th Birthday with 33 New Miku releases from HearJapan! ()
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