Archive for August, 2003

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Adult Swim Schedule (week of 8/31/03)

Sunday, August 31st, 2003 | tagged anime:

Sunday August 31st 11:00 Big O – #18: The Greatest Villian 11:30 Harvey Birdman – #34-6108: Deadomutt, Part II 11:45 Aqua Teen Hunger Force – #2307: Sirloin 12:00 Sealab 2021 – #2104: Little Orphan Angry 12:15 Space Ghost: Coast to Coast – #9715: Pavement 12:30 Home Movies – #304: Sensitivity 1:00 Trigun – #15: Demon’s […]

Looking For Work? Apply At An Anime Studio!

Saturday, August 30th, 2003 | tagged anime:

The following studios have these positions open: Studio Ghibli: Animation, design/art, finishing Tokyo Movie: Planning, and literary related Nippon Animation: Anime script writer for “Chibimaruko-chan“ Sunrise: Production advancement Production IG: Animator, production advancement worker Xebec: Animator GAINAX: Production advancement worker Pierrot: Copyrights handler, productions Tatsunoko Productions: Finishing Source: Animaxis

The Anime Network HD Promo Material

Tuesday, August 26th, 2003 | tagged anime: Television graphic designer Revolve is working on the HD section of The Anime Network’s graphics. The Anime Network has already shown the promo material at two tradeshows. Anime Network director Chris Nelson: Working with Revolve was simply a pleasure. The reason I chose them was because I knew how much they would bring to […]

Parent Lashes Out At Adult Swim’s Rating Of Fooly Cooly

Monday, August 25th, 2003 | tagged anime: Reprinted from Tribnet: Have you watched The Cartoon Network with your children lately? If you haven’t, and you are a parent or advocate for children, you should read this. There is a new cartoon called “FLCL,” or “Fooly Cooly.” Originating from Japan, this cartoon airs at midnight on The Cartoon Network as part of […]

Adult Swim Schedule (week of 8/24/2003)

Sunday, August 24th, 2003 | tagged anime:

August 24th 11:00 Big O – #17: Leviathan 11:30 Harvey Birdman – #34-6107: Deadomutt, Part I 11:45 Aqua Teen Hunger Force – #2203: Revenge of the Mooninites 12:00 Sealab 2021 – #2102: Predator 12:15 Space Ghost: Coast to Coast – #9721: Boat Show 12:30 Home Movies – #303: Bad Influences 1:00 Trigun – #10: Quick […]

Ninja Scroll Set At Best Buy

Wednesday, August 20th, 2003 | tagged anime:

A new Ninja Scroll set is to be released exclusively at Best Buy on September 2, 2003. When you purchase Volume 1 “Dragon Stone” you get a CD-ROM with extra goodies: A weblink with multimedia downloads (wallpapers, desktop themes, and 30-second clips of songs from the soundtrack). Two unreleased songs from Ninja Scroll And an […]

Bandai Launches Witch Hunter Website

Tuesday, August 19th, 2003 | tagged anime:

In a press release yesterday, Bandai announced the launch of the Official Witch Hunter website. Also in the press release were street dates for the DVDs: Witch Hunter Robin – Arrival Street Date: 10.7.2003 Rated 13UP TRT: 125 min. SRP: $29.98 Witch Hunter Robin – Arrival (Limited Edition) Street Date: 10.7.2003 Rated 13UP TRT: 125 […]

Second InuYasha Trailer Online!

Monday, August 18th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Now on the official InuYasha website is the second trailer for the third movie (“Tenka Hadou no Ken“). Source: Anime News Network

Adult Swim Schedule (week of 8/17/03)

Monday, August 18th, 2003 | tagged anime:

August 17th 11:00 Big O – #16: Day of the Advent 11:30 Harvey Birdman – #34-6106: The Dabba Don 11:45 Aqua Teen Hunger Force – #2103: Mooninites 12:00 Sealab 2021 – #2103: Lost In Time 12:15 Space Ghost: Coast to Coast – #9720: Dam 12:30 Home Movies – #303: Bad Influences 1:00 Trigun – #05: […]

Japanese Government To Aid Anime

Friday, August 15th, 2003 | tagged anime:

According to Animaxis the Japanese government plans to give aid to animes in 2004. The Japanese Ministry of Culture has announced they will aid promising projects next year. This aid is part of the Japanese government’s plan to promote anime, its primary goal is to find new and talented artists.

ADV Films CEO Honored In Cinescape

Friday, August 8th, 2003 | tagged anime:

HOUSTON, August 8, 2003—The editors of Cinescape magazine have again recognized A.D. Vision, Inc. President, CEO and Co-Founder John Ledford as one of “The 100 Most Powerful People in Genre Entertainment” in their September 2003 issue. Ledford first appeared on the magazine’s list last year, during ADV’s tenth anniversary. Ledford is the only North American […]

Dragonball GT on CN

Friday, August 8th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Dragonball GT from FUNimation Productions, Ltd. will air Fridays at 6:30 p.m. (Eastern and Pacific), beginning October 3. GT will be shown during the Toonami programming block. Source: Animation Insider

Man Sentenced For Selling Adult Comics To Adults

Tuesday, August 5th, 2003 | tagged anime: Jesus Castillo was sentenced to 80 days in jail, a year probation, and a $4,000 fine for selling adult comics to adults. The State prosecutor said that comics “is for kids”. Castillo was arrested in 2000. I don’t care what type of evidence or what type of testimony is out there, use your rationality, […]

Adult Swim Schedule And Series Info (week of 8/3/2003)

Tuesday, August 5th, 2003 | tagged anime:

August 3rd 11 PM – Big O – #14: Roger, The Wanderer 11:30 PM – Harvey Birdman – #10-04: by Chocolate 11:45 PM – ATHF – #2305: Supermodel 12 AM – Sealab 2021 – #2003: Radio Free 12:15 AM – SGC2C – #9504: Hungry 12:30 AM – The Oblongs – #236-011: Bucketheads 1 AM – […]

November Manga From CPM

Tuesday, August 5th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Tomoko Taniguchi’s Aquarium and Kia Asamiya’s Dark Angel have been announced for a re-release of November 5th by Central Park Media. Also announced with a date of November 19th is Record of Lodoss War – The Lady of Pharis Collector’s Edition: Book One. Source: Anime News Network

ADV Films Needs Translators

Tuesday, August 5th, 2003 | tagged anime:

According to Anime On DVD, ADV Films is looking for translators. Translators are need for both Japanese to English and Korean to English. Applicants must be fluent in both languages and must have “excellent” grammar. Applications open to US residents only. Interested individuals should email their resume to, or fax to (713) 341-7182, ATTN: […]

Anime Movie Websites Up

Tuesday, August 5th, 2003 | tagged anime:

The two most current to go up are, (Millennium Actress) from Dreamworks SKG and (Astro Boy) by Sony Pictures. Source: Anime News Service

Dark Horse Anime Poster Art Book

Monday, August 4th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Dark Horse Publishing is working on a graphic novel entitled Anime Poster Art. The book will feature 112 pages and will come in a size of 10.25″ by 8″. The book will be paperback and will feature 160 full color reproductions of original Japanese poster designs. It will retail for $19.95. Titles represented in this […]

Third Annual Yaoi-Con Details

Monday, August 4th, 2003 | tagged anime:

San Francisco, CA, USA – August 1, 2003 – Yaoi-Con, the only fan convention dedicated solely to the yaoi subgenre of Japanese anime and manga (animation and comics, respectively), is pleased to announce that preparations are well underway for its third annual event, to be held the weekend of October 17-19, 2003 in downtown San […]

Disney, Ghibli and The Red Tint

Monday, August 4th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Several months ago Tetsuyuki Ohya and two other Japanese citizens filed suit against Buena Vista Home Entertainment because of a red tint on the Japanese DVD of Spirited Away. On July 24, 2003 Walt Disney Japan finally released its defense, saying Ghibli is to blame and that Disney is only the distributor. Disney states: “The […]