NAOKI URASAWA’S 20TH CENTURY BOYS and SATURN APARTMENTS Are Nominated For Annual Comics Industry Publishing Award
HOUSTON, April 4, 2012— Sentai Filmworks is happy to announce that it has licensed MAHOROMATIC: I’M HOME! Featuring a screenplay by Tatsuhiko Urata (A-Channel, Aria the Natural) and character designs by Kazuhiro Takamura (He is My Master, Strike Witches), these two special episodes are the perfect morsel for those wanting just a little bit more of the unforgettable Mahoro.
World Famous Harajuku Brand Comes EXCLUSIVELY to this Summer’s Most Anticipated Anime, Manga and Music Convention this June 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Hilton! Get your Passports Today and Experience the Difference!
Crunchyroll prepares to broadcast the gun-charged, fully loaded anime: Upotte!! this season
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Two Full Length POKÉMON Films Packaged as a Special 2-Disc DVD Set!
VOLTRON FORCE® Updates the Classic ‘80s Sci-fi Epic For A Whole New Generation of Fans
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SD Rock Lee invades Crunchyroll this season with this adorably hilarious new comedy!
Seinen Sci-Fi Anime Adventure Launches Today On VIZAnime.com And Hulu And Is Based On A Manga Series By Acclaimed Creator Masakazu Katsura
HOUSTON, April 2, 2012— Sentai Filmworks stealthily announces their acquisition of the new martial arts thriller THE KUNOICHI. Directed by Seiji Chiba (ALIEN VS NINJA) and with fight choreography by GANTZ- The Live Action’s Kensuke Sonomura, the feature is the third starring vehicle for beautiful Japanese Karate champion Rina Takeda, who at only 19 years old has already landed continuing roles in two Japanese TV series and looks posed to become a major action superstar. Opposite Takeda as the opposing forces are male leads Mituski Koga, who starred in Chiba’s previous features, ALIEN VS NINJA and EVIL NINJA, pop singer Yuichi Sato of the Purboys, and Kentaro Shimazu (OUTRAGE); while Takeda’s fellow female cast members include popular actress/singer Shiho Fujisawa (SAYANARA COLOR).
Eclectic Art Market Takes Over Dynamic J-Town Venue For Two Consecutive Weekends This Month With Works From A Talented Mix Of Local Asian And Western-Influenced Artists
Tokyo, April 2, 2012 – NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (BIGLOBE), one of Japan’s leading internet service providers, announced today that its digital bookstore Android app SUGOI BOOKS now carries PEACE MAKER, ELEMENTAL GELADE, and ILEGENES.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 2, 2012) – Okaerinasimase Goshujin-sama, Hime-sama (Welcome home Master and Mistress)! Experience service and feeling of Japanese maid cafes found in famed Akihabara, Japan with the world famous AniMaid Café and Host Club at AM2 (this summer at the most anticipated FREE summer convention June 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Hilton). Over fifty (50+) lovely maids and gentle hosts entertain with live performances, fun interactive games, contests, prizes, merriment and fun while attendees feast upon Japanese style food and drink! More info can be found at www.am2con.org
LOS ANGELES (April 2, 2012) – Anime Expo, North America’s largest anime, manga and Japanese pop culture celebration, will present the U.S. debut concert of Japanese recording artist LiSA, whose chart-topping single “Oath Sign” is the theme song for the wildly popular anime series Fate/Zero. In addition, LiSA will be a Guest of Honor participating in a meet-and-greet, autograph signings and focus panels at Anime Expo, when it returns to the LA Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.