Press Releases - December 2012
- Crunchyroll to Stream Documentary of AKB48: To Be Continued and Hula Girls ()
- TBS Anime at Comic Market ()
- ShiftyLook Premiers New Web-Comic Based on NAMCO's Retro Video Game Series, Wagan Land! ()
- Crunchyroll to Simulcast Ai Mai Mi Anime This Winter Season ()
- Crunchyroll to Simulcast Mangirl! Anime ()
- Crunchyroll to Simulcast Encouragement of Climb Anime ()
- Anime Expo "Meet the Guests" Ticket Giveaway and AX2013 Preview ()
- Anime Expo Welcomes Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine as Guests of Honor for AX2013 ()
- Digital Manga, Inc. Celebrates the End of the World with the Rebirth of eManga.com ()
- Crunchyroll to Simulcast Love Live! School Idol Project Anime ()
- Love Live! School Idol Project Acquired by NIS America for the North American Market ()
- TAKII 14 ~New Year's Evolution~ Has Arrived! ()
- Bushiroad Announces English Logo for International English Market ()
- Alteil.com and Apocoplay Announce Card Set 12: War Heroes ()
- GLaDOS to Appear at Anime Midwest 2013 ()
- Namco Bandai Games Announces Naruto Powerful Shippuden to be Released on Nintendo 3DS ()
- Full ComiXology Windows 8 App Available Now! ()
- Golden Globe Awards® Theme Composed by Japanese Music Superstar Yoshiki to be Digitally Released on iTunes in 111 Countries on January 15, 2013 ()
- MangaGamer Announces Release of Slave Witch April ()
- From Up On Poppy Hill - English Language World Premiere ()
- 5 Points Pictures Announces Acquisition & April 2013 S.E. DVD Release of Going by the Book ()
- CafePress and Viz Media Announce a Partnership to Produce & Sell Fan-Customizable Anime Merchandise for Lifestyle Brand Toshin ()
- exist†trace Guitarist miko Christmas Event with Sixh. ()
- Nozomi Ent. Announces Value-Priced EMMA: A Victorian Romance - Season 2 DVD Set for April 2013 ()
- Right Stuf's Lucky Penny Announces Hyakko Complete TV Series on DVD for April 2013 ()
- Section23 Films Announces March Slate ()
- Brandon Smith Wins Cardfight!! Vanguard World Championship 2012 ()
- Berserk New Releases - Art of War Releasing Skull Knight Statue ()
- Anime-zing! Announces V is for Villains and Gnome Games ()
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory Takes You to a New Dimension in March 2013! ()
- From Up on Poppy Hill: English Language World Premiere - In Cinemas Dec 20 ()
- Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward Chosen as Contender for GameSpot's Best of 2012 People's Choice Award ()
- Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward & PS Vita Bundle Exclusively on Amazon ()
- Get a New Free Comic Every Day at ComiXology! ()
- Idol Group FUDANJUKU Facebook Page Achieves 10,000 Fans in First Month ()
- Natsume's Book of Friends Season 3 Premium Edition Ushers in More Yokai Friends in 2013 ()
- The Race to Harness the Power of Monsuno! ()
- NEO#105 Is Out Now, With GINTAMA On The Cover! ()
- Supernatural Romantic Comedy Demon Love Spell Now Available fr. VIZ Media! ()
- Kawaii Kon's First Guest Announcement for the 2013 Show ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces April 2, 2013 DVD Release of Voyeur's Digest ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces April 2, 2013 DVD Release of Perverse Investigations ()
- Ragnarok: A Prayer to the Heavens Quest Update ()
- Maiden Japan Licenses Vampire Princess Miyu TV! ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc ()
- Viz Media Offers 20% Off Holiday Digital Manga Promotion ()
- Umineko When They Cry Volume 1 and Volume 2 are Now Shipping to Retailers Across North America! ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Amagami SS+ ()
- Ninja Scroll on Sale Today ()
- Viz Media Offers Android Users an Ad-Supported Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha ()
- Aksys Games Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Fundraiser a Success! ()
- NEW PEOPLE Opens a New S.F. Home Base for Smash Hit Real Escape Game ()
- Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Demo Available This Week on the PlayStation® Network. ()
- Japan Your Way! PacSet Launches its 2013 Summer To Remember Campaign ()
- Anime Momotaro Premieres On The East Coast ()
- Full Metal Panic! -Come Make My Day Online DVD Release ()
- Artist's Alley and Dealer's Room Registration Opened for CPAC 2013 ()
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Our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide begins with an enormous gilded mountain of 2017's biggest and brightest DVD and bluray anime releases! ―
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Our correspondent saw the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie during its world premiere at Anime NYC this weekend - here's her full report, plus comments from the director! ― The live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie, directed by Fumihiko Sori, made its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 25 and will open in Japan on December 1. Luckily for us, the movie made a specia...
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Erina's evolution comes to a head as Soma battles Tsukasa in this exciting volume. Rebecca Silverman has the details. ― Ever since Erina's father Azami Nakiri returned to Totsuki in an orchestrated semi-hostile takeover, the school has been in an uproar. Not only is he trying to remake Japan's culinary world in his own image, but he's also dedicated himself to stamping out what he sees as unnecessary...
The complete manga that inspired the award-winning film is finally available in English. Rose Bridges compares this edition to its adaptation and as a work of historical fiction on its own. ― When I saw the film version of In This Corner of the World at Otakon this year, I was impressed and thrilled, but also struck by its odd plot structure. Nearly all of the film's driving narrative is in the third...
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With Legend of the Galactic Heroes finally available streaming, it's time to dive into the incredible, sprawling and legendary world of 1980s space opera anime! ― After decades in relative obscurity in the west, HIDIVE began streaming Legend of the Galactic Heroes, a 110-episode OVA space epic that started in 1988. The series languished on shared fansubs for nearly 30 years, likely in part to its gi...
The novel that inspired this season's zodiac-themed battle royale proves that the book isn't always a richer experience than the adaptation. Lynzee Loveridge examines this paper-thin story. ― As an anime fan, it's hard to ignore the works of NisiOisin. The anime adaptation of his Monogatari novels is renowned for the symbiotic relationship between studio Shaft's art style and the author's indulgent c...
Director Tomonori Sudou and Noriko Shitaya, the voice of Sakura, share their feelings on this ambitious movie adaptation of Fate/stay night's final route. ― On November 10th this year, Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower premiered at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles to thunderous excitement from attending fans, one week before it would open in theaters across the USA. We sat down wi...
It's time for a speed round! Netflix original anime, Japanese daylight savings time, anime spinoff justification and much more! ― Looking at the Answerman inbox, it looks like it's time for another one of these. Samuel asks: Does Japan observe Daylight Savings? Please be more broad than a simple YES or NO. No. Heh, sorry, couldn't resist. The answer is still "no, and they never have." Every once in ...
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The first movie in this two-part shojo adaptation beautifully realizes a bygone era in both Japanese history and classic manga. Kim Morrissy reviews this uniquely charming romance film. ― Haikara-san ga Tōru translates roughly to “Here comes a modern woman,” but the film itself is a blast from the past. It's an adaptation of a 1970s shojo manga, which was set in the Japan of the 1920s. Even the origi...