Archive for December, 2004

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ADV Films Announces HD Anime on WMP

Thursday, December 30th, 2004 | tagged anime:

In a press release sent out today, ADV Films announced a new deal to bring Noir, Rahxephon and Full Metal Panic! to Windows Media High Definition Video. The two-disc volumes, to be released throughout 2005, will feature a DTS Surround Sound on one disc, and a crisp Dolby 5.1 soundtrack on the other. The DVDs […]

New York Times Article on Manga

Thursday, December 30th, 2004 | tagged anime:

The New York Times has posted another article about manga in the US, although this time it is focusing on a different fanbase. The article discusses manga’s suprisingly large female fanbase and what factors make manga so much more appealing to girls. Source: Anime On DVD

The Anime Network and Subbed Anime?

Tuesday, December 28th, 2004 | tagged anime:

Anime News Network held an IRC chat yesterday in which Chris Nelson, programming director for The Anime Network, announced a new block featuring subtitled anime. The programming block will air on February 12th, at 12 noon. The first featured anime will be New Fist of the North Star.

Trailers for Porco Rosso, Nausicaa and The Cat Returns

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004 | tagged anime:

Nausicaa.net has an update about the Disney release of the three Miyazaki films Porco Rosso, Nausicaa and The Cat Returns. “Are they delayed again?”, you ask. No! Disney has updated their site and have the trailers for all three films posted. Click on this magical text to see the Nausicaa trailer. These letters and words […]

Adult Swim Content Updates for 2005

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004 | tagged anime:

Some scheduling changes and content updates have surfaced for Adult Swim. First of all, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig (the second season of SAC) will be premiering on Adult Swim in the fall of 2005. Starting January 1oth, InuYasha will have premieres three days a week at 12:30am. On February 12th, […]

International Channel Now With More Anime

Wednesday, December 15th, 2004 | tagged anime:

The International Channel has acquired more broadcasting rights from Central Park Media and will be showing the following anime: Record of Lodoss War OAV Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight Black Jack Now and Then, Here and There Patlabor The Mobile Police: The Original Series Patlabor The Mobile Police: The TV Series […]

Production IG Prince of Tennis English Site

Wednesday, December 15th, 2004 | tagged anime:

The English language site for The Prince of Tennis movie, Two Samurai: The First Game is now up from Production I.G. The website features a plot synopsis, production credits and character sketches. http://www.productionig.com/project.php?id=39 Source: Anime News Service

Wannabe Fansubs Ignores Request to Stop Subs

Saturday, December 11th, 2004 | tagged anime:

Anime News Network reported that Anime-Suki and other distributors of anime fansubs were asked by Media Factory to stop production/distribution of their material. This was the first time that a Japanese production company had sent out a request directly. After the letter, Anime-Suki and many others in the fansubbing community stopped distribution. Wannabe Fansubs officially […]

The Anime Network Needs Your Help!

Monday, December 6th, 2004 | tagged anime:

The Anime Network is asking all American anime fans to come together and tell cable companies that we want our anime. The Anime Network is asking us to support their network in the following statement: You’ve made Anime Network, the only dedicated anime channel in America, a breakout sensation on Video on Demand. Thank you. […]