Archive for January, 2005

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Answers to why Disney Replaced Totoro With The Cat Returns

Sunday, January 30th, 2005 | tagged anime: has the following Q&A posted on their website concerning why Totoro was replace with The Cat Returns: QUESTION: Why was My Neighbor Totoro replaced by The Cat Returns in the February 22nd release line up that includes Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind and Porco Rosso? ANSWER: The DVD for My Neighbor Totoro was […]

Dreamworks Follows up on Ghost in the Shell 2 Captioning

Sunday, January 30th, 2005 | tagged anime:

Dreamworks has apparently released a new version of the Ghost in the Shell 2 DVD featuring corrected subtitles for the movie. The new DVD corrects problems fans had with the original subtitles, which were actually closer to captions. The new DVD can be discerned from the old by checking the spine; “v4” shows on the […]

Otakon Price Increase?

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005 | tagged anime:

According to Anime News Network, Otakon is thinking about implementing a $5 price increase for their 2005 registration. The fee increase would be used to help bring in big-name stars such as Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Hayao Miyazaki, Megumi Hayashibara and Rumiko Takahashi. Otakon is running a poll in their forums for fans […]

Nausicaa, Porco Rosso and Cat Returns DVD Menus

Friday, January 21st, 2005 | tagged anime: has posted screenshots of the DVD menus for Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Porco Rosso and The Cat Returns. The three menus are similar and feature a “Behind the Microphone” featurette, original Japanese trailers and promotional TV spots and a link to register your DVD. The three movies are due out from […]

Ghost in the Shell 2 Closed Captioned, Not Subtitled?

Thursday, January 6th, 2005 | tagged anime:

The DVD release of Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence appears to be closed captioned, rather than subtitled. Character names appear before lines spoken and sound effects are included on the track. So far, only DVD Talk has been able to get a response from Dreamworks: Thank you for contacting us. Universal Studios Home Entertainment […]

Appleseed Website Up and Screening Information

Wednesday, January 5th, 2005 | tagged anime:

The official website for the Appleseed movie is now up. Be sure to check out the trailer. Appleseed is a blend of CGI and anime styles, and is due to hit theaters on January 14th. A listing of the theaters playing the movie is available at the website.