Archive for September, 2003

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Sony To Produce Animated Works In Japan

Friday, September 26th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced a plan to produce animated feature films in Japan. A Japanese newspaper has reported that Sony has already set up an animation studio in Japan. Sony plans to produce two animations every year, starting in 2005. Source: ICv2

Pioneer Name Change

Friday, September 26th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Beginning October 1st, Pioneer will change it’s name to Geneon. This applies to all subsidaries recently acquired by Dentsu. Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. will become Geneon Entertainment (USA) Inc. Pioneer LDC will become Geneon Entertainment Inc. www.pioneermusic.com will become www.geneonmusic.com www.pioneeranimation.com will become www.geneonanimation.com Geneon comes from the words “generate” and “eon” and is meant […]

Bandai To Distribute Its Own Anime

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2003 | tagged anime:

Bandai Entertainment recently announced that in January 2004, Pioneer will no longer distribute Bandai’s DVD. Bandai has decided to do its own distribution. Anime On DVD posted a small interview. In addition to Anime On DVD’s questions I had one of my own: Did Bandai feel that this decision would have an adverse effect on […]

Media Blasters Addresses Mono Issue

Thursday, September 18th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Media Blasters President John Sirabella addressed the issue of mono DVDs today. Media Blasters President John Sirabella: It has come to my attention that a batch of our DVDs have an audio problem, the Media Blasters production department began a thorough analysis of all the systems involved in the DVD process. The problem was quickly […]

Millenium Actress Theater Listings

Friday, September 12th, 2003 | tagged anime:

The following theaters will be playing Millenium Actress: LOS ANGELES: LANDMARK REGENT THEATRE 1045 Broxton Avenue, Westwood, CA NEW YORK: LOEWS CINEPLEX E-WALK 13 247 West 42nd Street, New York, NY CHICAGO: LOEWS ESQUIRE THEATRES 58 East Oak Street, Chicago, IL SAN FRANCISCO: LOEWS METREON 101 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA BOSTON: LANDMARK, KENDALL SQUARE […]

Millenium Actress And Sean Atkins Interview

Thursday, September 11th, 2003 | tagged anime:

First a couple of things from Anime News Network: Millenium Actress will not feature a dub track. Dreamworks is in charge of the statewide distribution for the movie. Japanese home video sales have dropped from 6.8 million to just 5 million between July of 2002 and 2003. Spirited Away is a significant reason for last […]

Adult Swim Schedule (week of 9/7/03)

Saturday, September 6th, 2003 | tagged anime:

Sunday September 7th 11:00 – Big O – #19: Eyewitness 11:30 – Brak Show Viewers’ Choice 11:45 – Aqua Teen Hunger Force – #2308: Super Squatter 12:00 – Sealab 2021 – #2105: Waking Quinn 12:15 – SGC2C – #9712: Boo Boo Kitty 12:30 – Home Movies – #305: Renaissance 1:00 – Trigun – #20: Flying […]