META CON ANNOUNCES SAMURAI DAN

Posted On June - 19 - 2012Comments Off on META CON ANNOUNCES SAMURAI DAN

Bloomington, MN – June 19, 2012 – Meta Con, the hottest anime, comic, sci-fi, and pop-culure convention to come to Minneapolis, is excited to announced that Samurai Dan, and his wife Lady Jillian, will be performing and teaching at this year’s upcoming Meta Con event. Meta Con 2012 will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton in Bloomington, Minneapolis from August 31st to September 2, 2012.

 

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VIZ MANGA ANNOUNCES BLEACH PRINT MANGA ‘SPEED UP’

Posted On June - 19 - 2012Comments Off on VIZ MANGA ANNOUNCES BLEACH PRINT MANGA ‘SPEED UP’

2 New Volumes Of Hit Action Manga Debut Each Month Thru The End of 2012 To Synchronize Series With Japanese Counterpart

 

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FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT TO RELEASE LOST GIRL ON DVD & BLU-RAY

Posted On June - 18 - 2012Comments Off on FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT TO RELEASE LOST GIRL ON DVD & BLU-RAY

SyFy Channel’s Hit Series available this Fall

 

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COMPLETE COVERT NIGHT MISSIONS AND ATTAIN THE RANK OF A 5-STAR NINJA IN TAP NINJA NEW FOR U.S. iPHONE USERS FROM KAYAC

Posted On June - 18 - 2012Comments Off on COMPLETE COVERT NIGHT MISSIONS AND ATTAIN THE RANK OF A 5-STAR NINJA IN TAP NINJA NEW FOR U.S. iPHONE USERS FROM KAYAC

Run, Jump And Slash Like A Ninja In A FREE New Japanese Pop Culture-Inspired Game App That Joins KAYAC’s Unique Library Of Action Titles Available For U.S. iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

 

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SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “CHILDREN WHO CHASE LOST VOICES”

Posted On June - 18 - 2012Comments Off on SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “CHILDREN WHO CHASE LOST VOICES”

HOUSTON, June 14, 2012— Sentai Filmworks is extraordinarily proud to announce the forthcoming release of the year’s most eagerly awaited animated feature, CHILDREN WHO CHASE LOST VOICES!  The latest brainchild of writer/producer/director Makoto Shinkai, the pioneering creator who first turned the Japanese animation industry on its head by producing the hit VOICES OF A DISTANT STAR almost single handedly using his own personal computer, CHILDREN will be Shinkai’s longest and most complex film to date and promises to further continue the director’s evolution as one of the most important emerging talents in the animation industry.  Joining Shinkai once again are some of his most trusted collaborators, including composer TENMON, who has created the score to every Shinkai film since the director’s first short, SHE AND HER CAT; animation director/character designer Takayo Nishimura and art director Takumi Tanji, who have both risen up the production chain with Shinkai, having begun as an animator and background artist respectively on THE PLACE PROMISED IN OUR EARLY DAYS and 5 CENTIMETERS PER SECOND; and most especially the ground-breaking production company ComixWave Films, which has distributed all of Shinkai’s major works to date.

 

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HEARJAPAN.COM TO CLOSE ON JUNE 30TH

Posted On June - 18 - 2012Comments Off on HEARJAPAN.COM TO CLOSE ON JUNE 30TH

The digital music store for Japanese music, HearJapan, regretfully announces the closing of HearJapan.com on June 30th. HearJapan launched a new version of the site in February that was over two years in the making. Unfortunately, there were many unanticipated costs in doing this that made HearJapan impossible to manage.

 

This website will be shut down by June 30th, unless another company decides to purchase the website. HearJapan was started in late 2007 as an mp3 download store dedicated to spreading Japanese music around the world. Until June 30th, users will still be able to make purchases and download music.

ANIME EXPO 2012 WILL USE NEW iPHONE/iPAD APP TO CROWN THE “ANIME KARAOKE MA’?”

Posted On June - 18 - 2012Comments Off on ANIME EXPO 2012 WILL USE NEW iPHONE/iPAD APP TO CROWN THE “ANIME KARAOKE MA’?”

LOS ANGELES (June 15, 2012) — Anime Expo®  — North America’s largest anime, manga and Japanese pop culture celebration, will take its karaoke competition to an exciting, high-tech level when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 29 – July 2, 2012.  Contestants will use the newly launched iPhone/iPad App, “Anime Karaoke Ma’?”, to sing along with their favorite anime songs and compete for the best score given by anime character “Hoshino Sora,” the app’s built-in Karaoke Android.

 

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LOS ANGELES (June 14, 2012) – Anime Expo (AX), North America’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture celebration, today announced three members of Madhouse studio’s “CHIHAYAFURU” creative team – Director Asaka Morio, Animation Director Kunihiko Hamada and Animation Producer Takuya Tsunoki – as Official Guests of Honor when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.

 

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CRUNCHYROLL TO STREAM THE AMBITION OF ODA NOBUNA THIS SEASON

Posted On June - 18 - 2012Comments Off on CRUNCHYROLL TO STREAM THE AMBITION OF ODA NOBUNA THIS SEASON

The famous shogun who strived to unify all of Japan gets a whole new look this season on this time-slip comedy series

 

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ANIME EXPO 2012 KICKS OFF WITH STAR-STUDDED RED CARPET AND OPENING CEREMONY

Posted On June - 14 - 2012Comments Off on ANIME EXPO 2012 KICKS OFF WITH STAR-STUDDED RED CARPET AND OPENING CEREMONY

LOS ANGELES (June 13, 2012) – Anime Expo®  — North America’s largest anime, manga and Japanese pop culture celebration — officially kicks off Thursday, June 28 with a star-studded Red Carpet and Opening Ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Anime Expo Official Guests of Honor will greet fans on the red carpet at 6 p.m. with the Opening Ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.

 

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NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES RENTAL MAGICA, PT. 2

Posted On June - 14 - 2012Comments Off on NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES RENTAL MAGICA, PT. 2

Concluding half of series available as a value-priced DVD set on Oct. 2, 2012

 

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KAYAC INVITES GAMERS TO SAVOR THE FUN AND ARTFULLY QUIRKY MANGA INSPIRED MOBILE GAME APPS AVAILABLE NOW FOR iPHONE

Posted On June - 14 - 2012Comments Off on KAYAC INVITES GAMERS TO SAVOR THE FUN AND ARTFULLY QUIRKY MANGA INSPIRED MOBILE GAME APPS AVAILABLE NOW FOR iPHONE

Top Japanese Mobile App Developer Offers 5 New FREE Pop Culture-Inspired Game Titles To U.S. iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Users
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GLOBAL YAOI/BOYS’ LOVE MANGA PUBLISHER SuBLime DEBUTS FIRST PRINT RELEASES WITH HONEY DARLING AND THREE WOLVES MOUNTAIN

Posted On June - 13 - 2012Comments Off on GLOBAL YAOI/BOYS’ LOVE MANGA PUBLISHER SuBLime DEBUTS FIRST PRINT RELEASES WITH HONEY DARLING AND THREE WOLVES MOUNTAIN

Bold Yaoi/Boys’ Love Manga Publisher Releases Two Acclaimed New Titles This June

 

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PERSONA 3: OFFICIAL DESIGN WORKS DIVES BACK IN TO THE DARK HOUR!

Posted On June - 13 - 2012Comments Off on PERSONA 3: OFFICIAL DESIGN WORKS DIVES BACK IN TO THE DARK HOUR!

Persona 3 © Index Corporation 1996, 2006.

Dive Back In… To The Dark Hour!
A fantastic collection of Shigenori Soejima artwork awaits you in Persona 3: Official Design Works
In stores June 20th from UDON and Diamond Distribution!
 

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FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES NEW ACUQISITION SIMULCST AT ANIMENEXT

Posted On June - 8 - 2012Comments Off on FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES NEW ACUQISITION SIMULCST AT ANIMENEXT

Flower Mound, TX – June 8, 2012 -FUNimation Entertainment announced today at AnimeNEXT it has acquired the simulcasts rights for Kingdom.  Full episodes will begin on www.funimation.com  on Monday, June 11 2012 and will air every Monday 10AM CDT.

 

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