Press Releases - November 2014
- Madman Set To Bring Final Naruto Film To Cinemas In 2015 ()
- Madman Announces Love Live! School Idol Project ()
- MangaGamer Announces Pre-Orders for Space Pirate Sara ()
- MangaGamer Announces the Release of Secret Sorrow of the Siblings ()
- Madman Acquires Iconic Sailor Moon Anime Series. ()
- Hanabee Licenses Four New Titles for January 2014 ()
- Naruto Shippuden x [email protected] Limited Collectable Returns on the Tokyo Otaku Mode Premium Shop ()
- Digital Manga Inc. Launches in Lighting Speed— Smaller, Quicker, and Affordable—The Tezuka Requiem Kickstarter Campaign ()
- Florida Anime Experience Announces Guests and the Theme for Year Five ()
- Viz Media Acquires the Supernatural Action Manga Series Twin Star Exorcists ()
- Ai-Kon, Manitoba's Largest Anime Convention, Announces Annual Winter Festival ()
- Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Demo Now Available on PlayStation®Plus ()
- Patrick Hoban Wins Yu-Gi-Oh Championship Series Anaheim ()
- Viz Media Announces New Bleach and Naruto Manga Box Set Editions ()
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation release Date and PSTV Compatibilty Announced ()
- MangaGamer Releases Limited Edition Hard Copies of Cho Dengeki Stryker ()
- New Naruto Shippuden's Orochimaru Xtra by Tsume ()
- Madman Acquisition Announcements from Supanova Adelaide - November 21-23, 2014 ()
- New Character Screenshots for Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart ()
- Viz Media Announces Home Video Release of Ranma ½ Anime Series Set 4 Limited Edition Blu-Ray Box Set ()
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game: The New Challengers Super Edition ()
- Aniplex of America Announces Details on NISEKOI Blu-ray Volume 2 ()
- Aniplex of America Announces HD-Remastered Gurren Lagann TV Series Blu-Ray Release Dates ()
- Viz Media Releases Latest Ranma 1/2 Anime Set on Blu-ray & DVD ()
- Viz Media Launches New Shojo Manga Series Yukarism ()
- Aniplex of America to Screen Expelled From Paradise in Theaters Across the U.S. ()
- Aniplex of America has Acquired Durarara!! X 2 ()
- The Circle of Anisong Takes Over Las Vegas Tickets on Sale November 21, 2014 ()
- NIS America Announces Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl Standard Edition ()
- Omega Quintet Taking Center Stage on The Playstation 4 in North America and Europe Spring 2015 ()
- Viz Media Hosts Sailor Moon Moonlight Party 2 to Celebrate North American Premiere of Latest Dubbed Episodes ()
- Section23 Films Announces March Slate ()
- If My Heart Had Wings Will Soon Be Available on Steam ()
- Tune In Tokyo Presents Akihabara Happy Holiday Cosplay Party ()
- Viz Announces New Officially Licensed Collectables and Apparel Based on Doraemon ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Familiar of Zero: Knight of the Twin Moons ()
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Holiday Ideas ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses The World God Only Knows: Goddesses ()
- Discotek Media announces the release of DVD, Horus, Prince of the Sun. ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Devils & Realist ()
- Viz Media Announces Premiere of Inuyasha: The Final Act on Toonami ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses Gingitsune ()
- Breakout Anime site - A New Way to Connect Anime & Manga Fans ()
- "ENCORE" Movie Screening & Merch Booth for IA/KAGEROU PROJECT at Kinokuniya Book Stores ()
- SaikouCon Announces Featured Guests at SaikouCon 2015 ()
- MangaGamer Announces Pre-Orders for Secret Sorrow of the Siblings ()
- MangaGamer Releases Royal Guard Melissa ()
- Viz Media Announces Holiday Anime Titles ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Student Council's Discretion" ()
- Under Night In-Birth EXE:Late Ships 2/24/15 ()
- The Tournaments Commence with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Noble Knights of the Round Table Box Set ()
- Deoxys, Rayquaza Clash in Delta Episode of Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire ()
- Crispin Freeman to attend Anime Matsuri as Featured Guest ()
- Right Stuf, Inc. Acquires Looking Up at the Half-Moon ()
- You're Being Summoned Azazel Available February 3, 2015 ()
- The Rose of Versailles Part 1 Available February 3, 2015 ()
- Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy Comes to North America & Select International Countries ()
- Weiss Schwarz FAIRY TAIL ver.E Trial Deck & Booster Pack Release Date Postponed ()
- The Green Light Bundle Launches the Action Bundle ()
- Anime Midwest Adds Japanese Lolita Brand Baby, The Stars Shine Bright ()
- Viz Media Spotlights Exciting Manga Titles for Wish Lists this Holiday Season ()
- Bandai Namco Games America Inc. Launches Tales of Hearts™ R Today in the Americas on the Playstation® Vita ()
- Opening Movie & Battle Screenshots for Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation ()
- Art of War Releases Beherit: Egg of the King 2015 Version ()
- Bring Your Own B-Daman to Life in 3D ()
- Umetsu's Kite to Fly High on Hulu ()
- MangaGamer Releases Demo Version of No, Thank You!!! ()
- Anime Midwest adds Chuck Huber, Chris Cason, Joel McDonald ()
- PONOS Announces Global Expansion of the English Edition of Hit Japanese Mobile Game The Battle Cats ()
- The Incredible Untold Story of Sailor Moon Funded ()
- Death Note Returns to North America in a New Complete DVD Collection ()
- PMX 2014 Delivers the Best of Asian-Pacific Pop Culture and Events Once Again ()
- Viz Media Delivers the North American Home Media Release of Road to Ninja - Naruto the Movie ()
- Ogenki Clinic Adventures Available February 3, 2015 ()
- Night Shift Nurses: Head Nurse Available February 3, 2015 ()
- Viz Media Announces Substantial November Digital Manga Update, New Takeshi Obata Video ()
- Genshiken Second Generation Premium Edition Coming February 3, 2015 ()
- Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! Second Season Premium Edition Coming to North America Today! ()
- SaikouCon Announces New Venue and Dates for SaikouCon 2015 ()
- VIZ Media Delivers Substantial November Update for Neon Alley Free Streaming Platform ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Shirobako" ()
- Asian Fashion Continues to Grow at Pacific Media Expo ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Celestial Method" ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Wolf Girl and Black Prince" ()
- Naruto: Road to Ninja, Asura, Persona 3, Sora no Otoshimono and SAO:EE Will Have Theatrical Screenings in Mexico This November ()
- London Anime & Gaming Con 2015 ()
- Pied Piper, Inc. Announces Time of Eve: Another Act Light Novel Pre-Sales and Time of Eve: The Movie Blu-Ray Sales ()
- The New Challengers Yu-Gi-Oh Booster Set Announced ()
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