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Winter 2009 Anime Preview

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 14:54

Our preview for the upcoming new season is now up! You can read the article here,

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Anime News

Sunday, December 14, 2008 20:50

Bandai Entertainment has licensed the upcoming TV series 黒神 (Kurokami The Animation), which will also be broadcasted simulateously in Japan, Korea and US.

Source: Mania

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Thursday, December 04, 2008 11:34

New TV series 咲-Saki- and GA 芸術科アートデザインクラス have been announced for 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Monday, December 01, 2008 10:20

New TV series announcements:

  • 刀語
  • 花咲ける青少年
  • 毎日かあさん

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:14

New TV series 東のエデン (Eden of the East) has been announced for April 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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PVC Figure Update

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 10:31

Kotobukiya will re-release Toaru Majutsu no Kinsho Mokuroku (Index) Index 1/8 PVC Figure in January 2009.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008 09:41

New TV series 07-GHOST has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, November 24, 2008 09:54

New TV series RIDEBACK-ライドバック- has been announced for January 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, November 23, 2008 10:48

The new manga series 夏のあらし!will be adapted into TV series in 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008 10:07

Two new TV series DOGS BULLETS & CARNAGE and リストランテ・パラディーゾ has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008 11:54

New TV series PandoraHearts has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008 10:37

The PS3 game 戦場のヴァルキュリア will be adapted into a TV series for Spring 2009.

The second season of 屍姫 赫, 屍姫 玄 has been announced. Starchild will handle the production for this series.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 13:39

New TV series 神曲奏界ポリフォニカ クリムゾンS (Polyphonica crimson S) has been announced. It will begin in Spring 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Friday, November 07, 2008 10:48

The long-rumored Tenchi spin-off, 異世界の聖機師物語 is now in production stage. The official site is here.

Source: Moon Phase

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PVC Figure Update

Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:24

ALTER will re-release Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS Reinforce II PVC Figure in March 2009.

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Anime News

Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:13

A couple of new TV series announcements for the upcoming January 2009 season:

  • 空を見上げる少女の瞳に映る世界 - based on the OVA series MUNTO
  • ティアーズ・トゥ・ティアラ (Tears to Tiara) - adapted from the PS3 game from Leaf
  • みなみけ 第3期(仮)(Minami-ke Season 3)
  • 鉄腕バーディー DECODE:02
  • はじめの一歩 新シリーズ

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 11:50

Sentai Filmworks has licensed the TV series 怪物王女, which will be re-branded as Princess Resurrection and ADV will handle the distribution.

Source: Anime News Network

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Anime News

Friday, October 31, 2008 21:25

The web project 15美少女漂流記 will get an OVA adaptation.

A new TV series, ヴァイパーズ・クリード, has been announced for January 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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PVC Figure Update

Thursday, October 30, 2008 10:38

Kotobukiya will re-release the following figure in December 2008:

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Anime News

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 21:10

The manga series よくわかる現代魔法 will be adapted into a TV series.

Source: Moon Phase

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PVC Figure Update

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 11:20

Griffon Enterprises will re-release the following figure in January 2009:

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Anime Licensing News Digest

Monday, October 27, 2008 22:43

The TV series CLANNAD is licensed by the new company Sentai Filmworks, with ADV to distribute the series. Also, ADV will distribute former Geneon titles Mahoromatic, Mahoromatic: Something More Beautiful and Tsukihime Also included in the announcement are Pet Shop of Horrors and Jewel BEM Hunter Lime. Both were previously released by Urban Vision and Media Blasters respectively.

Media Blasters has licensed the TV series あまえないでよっ!! (Amaenaideyo!!), and will be released under the title Ah My Buddha. No word on whether the second series, あまえないでよっ!! 喝!! is licensed.

Source: Anime News Network

FUNimation has licensed the TV series 屍姫 赫 (Shikabane Hime: AKA)

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Anime News Digest

Monday, October 27, 2008 22:24

The Novel アスラクライン (Asura Cryin') is planned for a TV adaptation.

ケロロ軍曹 (Keroro Gunsou) will have a new movie 超劇場版 ケロロ軍曹 撃侵 ドラゴンウォリアーズであります! to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the franchise.

A new two-volume OAD series for ツバサ -RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE-, ツバサ 春雷記 was announced. They will be included with the manga volume 26 (Mar 17, 2009) and 27 (Apr 17, 2009) respectively.

The official title for the next Slayers TV series is スレイヤーズEVOLUTION-R.

The manga series 初恋限定 will be adapted into a TV series.

Source: Moon Phase

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PVC Figure Update

Monday, October 27, 2008 11:03

Kotobukiya will re-release the following figures:

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Anime News

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 09:55

The Wii game 428 ~封鎖された渋谷で~ will be adapted into anime, with character designs from TYPE-MOON.

The PC game 戦国BASARA will be adapted into a TV series.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Monday, October 06, 2008 10:15

The second Evangelion movie, ヱヴァンゲリヲン新劇場版:破 will be released in Summer 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, October 05, 2008 11:13

New TV series アスラクライン has been announced. It is based on a novel published by Dengeki.

Also, Dengeki has announced the second season of TV series 狼と香辛料 (Wolf and Spice): 狼と香辛料II.

Source: Moon Phase

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PVC Figure Update

Friday, October 03, 2008 10:25

Kotobukiya will re-release the following figure later this month:

For January 2009:

We will add the rest of the re-relase later.

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Thursday, October 02, 2008 09:17

New TV series 黒神 The Animation has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, September 27, 2008 14:37

The movie version of マクロスF has been confirmed.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Friday, September 26, 2008 10:58

Bandai Entertainment has cancelled the releases for TV series sola and true tears due to licensing issue. Another series, Shigofumi, is also in limbo. All three series were originally licensed by Bandai Visual USA early this year.

Source: Anime News Network

Update at 12:12 - Bandai Entertainment has retracted the announcement regarding sola and true tears. Instead both will be released in a DVD-boxset collection under the Anime Legends label.

Source: Anime News Network

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Checkout Problem

Thursday, September 25, 2008 15:10

We have fixed an error in the checkout system that reidrects all traffic back to the home page. If you had encountered the problem before, our sincere apologies.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008 10:04

続 夏目友人帳, the second season for 夏目友人帳, has been announced for Januaray 2009.

恋姫†無双 will have a new OVA series, with indications that it will be different from the TV series.

A new TV series from Sunrise, 宇宙をかける少女 has been announced. The official site is here.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 10:00

The OVA series テイルズ オブ シンフォニア (Tales of Symphonia) will continue with the new series テセアラ編.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, September 19, 2008 10:11

A new TV series, 黒神, is being planned for January 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 21:19

The final episode of セキレイ (Sekirei) indicated there will be a second season. No word as to when it will be broadcast.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 10:53

The long running manga はじめの一歩 will get a new TV series for January 2009. Geneon holds the license for the previous TV series (rebranded as Fighting Spirit) in North America.

A new anime adaptation for Hard Boiled ~グリフォンの幻影~ has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Fall 2008 Anime Preview

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 17:21

We have just posted the preview on the upcoming fall season, covering new TV series, OVA releases and movies!

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PVC Figure Update

Thursday, September 11, 2008 23:46

MAX FACTORY will re-release VOCALOID2 Character Vocal Series 01 Hatsune Miku figma Hatsune Miku in November.

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PVC Figure Update

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 11:18

Kotobukiya will re-release the following figures in December 2008:

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Anime News

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 09:42

New TV series 絶対やれるギリシャ神話 has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, September 08, 2008 12:28

FUNimation has licenesed the TV series 風のスティグマ (Kaze no Stigma), and will release the DVD in 2009.

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Monday, September 08, 2008 09:19

New TV series シャングリ・ラ has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, September 06, 2008 14:17

The TV series Da Capo will be released in a full DVD box collection this December, along with it includes a brand new, first ever OVA project for the franchise: D.C.I.F.~ダ・カーポ イフ前編(仮)(Da Capo If), featuring Shirakawa Kotori as the main heroine!

New TV series 蒼天航路 has been announced.

There will be a new スレイヤーズ (Slayers) TV series after the current one.

Source: Moon Phase

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PVC Figure Update

Friday, September 05, 2008 15:21

The following figure will be re-released in November 2008:

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Anime News

Monday, September 01, 2008 11:34

The official site of みなみけ (Minami-ke) has confirmed a third season is being planned.

A new Anime adaptation for manga 電波的な彼女 is being planned.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Friday, August 29, 2008 10:38

A new TV series あさきゆめみし has been announced.

The previously announced となりの801ちゃん has been officially cancelled.

Source: Moon Phase

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Selected PVC Figures Available from Otaku HQ!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 14:00

We have just launched our shopping area with several PVC figures, all in stock and ready to ship! Look for more PVC Figures from us in the next few months! Simply click on "Shop" in the top menus, or click here.

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Anime News

Sunday, August 24, 2008 11:46

A new anime series, スラップアップパーティー -アラド戦記, has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, August 22, 2008 10:34

Two parody manga, 涼宮ハルヒちゃんの憂鬱 and にょろ~ん ちゅるやさん, both based on 涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱 will be adapted into anime.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:43

A new TV series for 鋼の錬金術師 (Fullmetal Alchemist) is being planned.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, August 18, 2008 10:09

The TV series 鉄腕バーディー DECODE will have a second seaon starting in Januaray 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, August 16, 2008 15:33

瀬戸の花嫁 (Seto no Hanayome) OVA Chapter 1 will be released on November 28.

New TV series 大正野球娘 has been announced.

逮捕しちゃうぞフルスロットル (You're Under Arrest FULL THROTTLE) will have a un-air special episode included in DVD volume 8.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:47

Kodansha will launch new OAD series for both Tsubasa and xxxHOLiC starting this fall. The first release for xxxHOLiC will be bundled with manga volume 14 and hits the streets on November 11.

The official site is here.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, August 10, 2008 13:31

New TV series ライアーゲーム will be slated for this fall.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, August 10, 2008 13:05

ADV Films announced the license to OVA series こはるびより (Koharubiyori / Indian Summer) at their Otakon panel.

Source: Anime News Network

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Saturday, August 09, 2008 20:47

Bandai Entertainment has licensed .hack//G.U. Trilogy.

Source: Anime News Network

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Thursday, August 07, 2008 10:47

Several new TV series announcements: まりあ†ほりっく, ワンナウツ, 黒塚 KUROZUKA, 鋼殻のレギオス and 化物語.

Also, the second Gurren-Lagann movie has an official title: 天元突破グレンラガン 螺巌篇. It will be released in Spring 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, August 06, 2008 10:16

New TV series グイン・サーガ (GUIN SAGA) has been announced for Spring 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, August 05, 2008 10:08

New TV series スティッチ!has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, August 04, 2008 14:49

The previously announced anime series Kiss×sis(キスシス) will be a OVA series, and the first chapter DVD will be bundled with the manga volume 3 from Kodansha on December 22.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, August 03, 2008 11:14

にょコにょコ動画, the new Di Gi Charat anime project has been announced to celebrate the 10th anniversary for the GAMERZ mascot.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, August 01, 2008 09:53

A new movie for the 宇宙戦艦ヤマト (Space Battleship Yamato) franchise is being planned.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, July 31, 2008 10:21

Three new TV series have been announced: 明日のよいち!, 天体戦士サンレッド and ミチコとハッチン.

Source: Moon Phase

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Summer 2008 Anime Preview

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 15:17

Due to various reasons, the article was postponed until now. Check it out here.

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Monday, July 28, 2008 13:56

魔法少女リリカルなのは The MOVIE 1st has been announced for 2009 release.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, July 27, 2008 11:23

The TV series 純情ロマンチカ2(に) has been announced. It will start broadcasting in October.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, July 25, 2008 10:04

The PC game CHAOS;HEAD will be adapted into a TV series.

The TV special DEATH NOTE リライト2 Lを継ぐ者 has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, July 24, 2008 17:59

A new TV series, ヘタリア Axis Powers, has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, July 24, 2008 16:42

FUNimation announced Afro Samurai: Resurrection, the sequel to Afro Samurai. It will be released in 2009.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008 12:03

Media Blasters has licensed the 8 mini-OVA series Dai Mahou Touge, and will be re-branded as Magical Witch Punie-chan for release on October 21.

Source: Anime News Network

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Monday, July 21, 2008 15:04

FUNimation has licensed the TV series Baccano!.

Source: Anime News Network

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Thursday, July 17, 2008 10:49

A new TV series となりの801ちゃん is planned for a 2009 release.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008 09:57

Kodansha will release a 2-chapter OVA / OAD series for xxxHOLiC in 2009. The first chapter will be bundled with manga volume 14 (release on January 16, 2009). No word yet on the second chapter.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008 08:29

A new OVA series, switch, has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, July 12, 2008 15:07

A new OVA series for こどものじかん (Kodomo no Jikan) has been announced.

ブラック・ラグーン (Black Lagoon) TV series will get a third season.

The game うみねこのなく頃に will be adapted into a TV series this fall.

Finally, unconfirmed for now, 今日の5の2 may get a TV series this fall.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Friday, July 11, 2008 16:28

Online retailer AnimeNation has noted that the following titles are no longer available from ADV:

  • Best Student Council
  • 5 Centimeters Per Second
  • Innocent Venus
  • Robotech

Source: Anime News Network

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Wednesday, July 09, 2008 19:16

New TV series: 天体戦士サンレッド will begin in fall 2008. A total of 26 mini-episodes (15 minutes) will be produced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, July 08, 2008 22:04

Two new TV series have been announced: 黒執事 and 魍魎の匣.

さよなら絶望先生 will get a OVA series: the two-chapter 獄・さよなら絶望先生 will be bundled with the manga volume 15 (October 17) and 16 (December 15).

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, July 07, 2008 21:07

A new TV series has been announced: テイルズ オブ ジ アビス (Tales of the Abyss) will begin this fall.

A new OVA series, 絶対衝激~プラトニックハート~, has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, July 06, 2008 11:32

Right Stuf / Nozomi has licensed the TV series 学園アリス (Gakuen Alice), and will also re-release the Toward the Terra movie this winter.

Kadokawa USA has licensed the following series:

  • 純情ロマンチカ (Junjou Romantica)
  • 狼と香辛料 (Spice and Wolf)
  • レンタルマギカ (Rental Magica)
  • ご愁傷さま二ノ宮くん (My Heartfelt Sympathy, Ninomiya-kun)
  • H2O ~Footprints in the Sand~
  • 我が家のお稲荷さま。(Coo ~ Our Guardian / Wagaya no Oinarisama.)

Currently, there are no distributors announced for these titles.

Source: Anime News Network

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Anime News

Friday, July 04, 2008 23:14

More news on the second day of Anime Expo:

Bandai Entertainment has licensed the first season of Hayate no Gotoku! TV series.

Source: Anime News Network

FUNimation announced their new partnership with Sojitz along with the rights to all of the following titles:

  • 009-1
  • Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy
  • Air Gear
  • Air (TV and movie)
  • Blade of the Phantom Master
  • Comic Party Revolution
  • Coyote Ragtime Show
  • Devil May Cry
  • Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor TV
  • Jing, King of Bandits: Seventh Heaven
  • Jinki:Extend
  • Kanon
  • Kyoshiro to Towa no Sora
  • Le Chevalier D'Eon
  • Magikano
  • Moeyo Ken TV
  • Moonlight Mile
  • Murder Princess
  • Nerima Daikon Brothers
  • Pani Poni Dash!
  • Project Blue Earth SOS
  • Pumpkin Scissors
  • Red Garden
  • Sgt. Keroro 1st & 2nd Season
  • Tokyo Majin
  • UFO Princess Valkyrie
  • Utawarerumono
  • Venus Versus Virus
  • The Wallflower
  • Welcome to the NHK
  • Xenosaga

The above titles were all previously licensed by ADV Films.

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Anime News

Thursday, July 03, 2008 21:38

FUNimation announced today they have acquired the manufacture and marketing rights to numerous Geneon licenses, and will start re-releasing these titles starting this summer!

Here are the confirmed titles for re-release:

  • Ergo Proxy
  • Hellsing Ultimate
  • Black Lagoon
  • Black Lagoon Second Barrage
  • Karin
  • Kyo Kara Maoh! Season 2
  • Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
  • Elemental Gelade
  • Fate/stay night
  • Kamichu!
  • Ninja Vixens
  • Paradise Kiss
  • Rozen Maiden
  • Rozen Maiden: Traumend
  • Shakugan no Shana
  • Shonen Onmyouji
  • The Familiar of Zero
  • The Story of Saiunkoku
  • When They Cry
  • The Law of Ueki
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Tuesday, July 01, 2008 10:26

のらみみ2, the seond season of the Ramen-cooking Cat, will begin this October.

A new adaptation has been announced: ヒャッコ will be slated for TV in fall 2008.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, June 30, 2008 21:51

FUNimation has license the sci-fi TV series Heroic Age.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, June 28, 2008 08:46

苺ましまろ (Ichigo Marshmallow) will get a second OVA series, and ToHeart2 will have yet another new OVA series: ToHeart2ad plus (tentative) will begin in 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, June 27, 2008 21:46

New TV series ef - a tale of melodies. (sequel to ef - a tale of memories.) will be in production.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008 21:00

The official word on COBRA THE ANIMATION: three series (2 OVA, 1 TV) in total, the first OVA series ザ・サイコガン will have four chapters, the second OVA series タイム・ドライブ will have two chapters, and the TV series 六人の勇士 will consist of thirteen episodes and broadcast in 2009.

A new TV series TYTANIA has been announced for October 2008.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, June 23, 2008 19:52

The TV series ヴァンパイア騎士 (Vampire Knight) will have a second season: ヴァンパイア騎士2ndシーズン will begin broadcast in October 2008.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, June 21, 2008 11:02

Sequel announcement for ドルアーガの塔 ~the Aegis of Uruk~ (Tower of Druaga: the Aegis of Uruk): ドルアーガの塔 ~the Sword of URUK~ will be coming in 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, June 20, 2008 21:22

New TV series announcement: スキップ・ビート! will broadcast this fall. Also, kiss×sis is being planned at this time.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, June 19, 2008 22:55

The latest Casshern TV series is now known as Casshern Sins.

Source: Anime News Network

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PVC Figure News

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 20:57

GOOD SMILE COMPANY will re-release both Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Nendoroid Kagamine Len on December 31, 2008.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008 20:54

Two new TV series are announced: クイーンズブレイド (Queen's Blade) and あかね色に染まる坂. Also, the PC game WHITE ALBUM will be adapted into anime.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008 20:46

FUNimation has licensed the TV series おおきく振りかぶって (Ookiku Furikabutte). It will be re-branded as Big Windup!.

Source: Anime News Network, AnimeOnDVD.com

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Monday, June 16, 2008 21:13

A new TV series, アライブ 最終進化的少年, has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Anime News

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 22:06

Media Blasters has licensed the OVA series 撲殺天使ドクロちゃん (Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan). No word on when it will be released, nor any indications that the sequel OVA series is included in the deal...

Source: Anime News Network, AnimeOnDVD.com

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008 20:52

A new TV series, とある魔術の禁書目録 has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, June 02, 2008 20:56

Sunrise has announced a new 舞-HiME series.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, May 25, 2008 23:07

Anime News Network has confirmed the new GAINAX project will be the adaptation of the manga 屍姫 (Shikabane Hime). No further details were given on the project. The manga series is still on-going, with 7 volumes already published.

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New Affiliation: CD Japan

Saturday, May 24, 2008 22:59

We are happy to announce the new addition of CD Japan to our affiliation! Many of our recently added PVC Figures now have included the link to CD Japan.

We will be adding links for Anime DVD in the future.

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Anime News

Friday, May 23, 2008 20:34

Bandai Visual USA will be absorbed by Bandai Entertainment by July 1 of this year.

Bandai Entertainment has acquired the movie ストレンヂア -無皇刃譚- (Stranger).

Gainax has indicated there will be a second Gurren Lagann movie, continuing the story of the recently announced 紅蓮篇 movie.

Source: Anime News Network

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Saturday, May 17, 2008 23:19

Both Anime News Network and AnimeOnDVD.com reported that the title of FUNimation's latest license is ディー・グレイマン (D.Gray-man), with this splash page confirming the news.

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Saturday, May 17, 2008 15:14

FUNimation has licensed the TV series ロミオ × ジュリエット (Romeo X Juliet).

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Friday, May 16, 2008 22:02

A new TV series, 伯爵と妖精 has launched its official site.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, May 16, 2008 21:55

FUNimation has licensed the TV series シグルイ (Shigurui: Death Frenzy).

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Thursday, May 15, 2008 20:06

FUNimation has licensed TV series 奏光のストレイン (Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry).

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008 20:33

FUNimation has license TV series Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino-.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008 20:52

FUNimation second license of the week is for TV series 史上最強の弟子ケンイチ (Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple).

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Monday, May 12, 2008 22:34

FUNimation has licensed まもって!ロリポップ (Save Me! Lollipop).

A new ゲゲゲの鬼太郎 (Kitaro) movie is announced: ゲゲゲの鬼太郎 日本爆裂!! will hit the theaters in December 2008. (Source: Moon Phase)

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Saturday, May 10, 2008 17:06

The TV series のだめカンタービレ (Nodame Cantabile) will have a new sequel, のだめカンタービレ巴里編.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, May 07, 2008 20:40

Toei will release 2 movie adaptation of the TV series マシュランボー (Mushrambo).

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, May 05, 2008 23:36

The TV series らき☆すた (Lucky Star) will get an OVA series.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, May 02, 2008 22:40

A new TV series, テガミバチ (Letter Bee), has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, May 01, 2008 18:35

Right Stuf / Nozomi has licensed the TV series ARIA the Animation, ARIA the Natural, ARIA the Origination, plus the OVA Aria the OVA ~Arietta~.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 23:49

The thrid series of ひぐらしのなく頃に has an official name: ひぐらしのなく頃に礼(仮). The release schedule for the OVA has yet to be determined.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, April 27, 2008 22:17

A new TV series ワールド・デストラクション will begin broadcast in July.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, April 24, 2008 21:22

Two new TV series have been announced: 喰霊―零― and 化物語.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008 23:13

GOOD SMILE COMPANY will re-release the Nendoroid Hatsune Miku this July.

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Friday, April 18, 2008 20:50

Today at their New York Comic Con panel session, Bandai Entertainment announced the license to Gundam 00 and 天元突破グレンラガン (Gurren Lagann). Previously ADV Films licensed the Gurren Lagann TV series.

Source: Anime News Network, AnimeOnDVD.com

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Tuesday, April 08, 2008 19:04

A new TV series for the Beyblade franchise has been planned. No word on when the new series will be released.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, April 03, 2008 22:36

The TV series ロザリオとバンパイア (Rosario+Vampire) has announced a second season.

Source: Anime News Network

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Wednesday, April 02, 2008 21:26

The novel series とらドラ!will be adapated into a TV series! The novels are published by Dengeki.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, April 02, 2008 00:03

The upcoming new Negima! OVA series has an official name: 魔法先生ネギま!~白い翼 ALA ALBA~, and the official site has launched.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, March 31, 2008 20:07

キミキス pure rouge will add a special episode to the final DVD release in Japan. The story is said to be a side story.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, March 29, 2008 10:44

The 天元突破グレンラガン movie has an official name: 劇場版 天元突破グレンラガン【紅蓮編】. It was announced at the Tokyo Anime Fair 2008.

TV series こどものじかん (Kodomo no Jikan) will have a second TV season.

An early leak indicates that ハヤテのごとく!(Hayate no Gotoku!) will have a second season!

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, March 28, 2008 21:28

Negima will get a new OVA release! The third season will be known as 魔法先生ネギま!~白き翼~, based on the events from manga volume 19! A total of three chapters will be produced, and each chapter will be bundled with the upcoming manga releases (starting with volume 23 in July)!

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, March 28, 2008 21:16

Meida Blasters has "rescued" the license for the TV series 精霊の守り人 (Seirei no Moribito), previously licensed by Geneon.

Source: Anime News Network

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Thursday, March 27, 2008 21:42

The third season of ゼロの使い魔 (Zero's Familiar) is now officially known as ゼロの使い魔~三美姫の輪舞~.

A new TV series has been announced: 亡念のザムド (official site here).

CLANNAD will have a sequel TV series: CLANNAD AFTER STORY is now in the planning stages.

New anime project RAINBOW 二舎六房の七人 is being targeted for Spring 2009.

Announcement from the 2008 Tokyo Anime Show:

  • New TV series for CASSHERN: キャシャーン(仮) (Fall 2008).
  • ライドバック (new TV series)
  • 夢みる機械 (TV series, in production)
  • マイマイ新子と千年の魔法。 (TV series, in production)
  • ROBO CROSSER (TV series, Spring 2009)
  • NECRODRAGON (Movie, in production)

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008 21:31

A new 3D CG Gundam series, 機動戦士ガンダム MS IGLOO 2 重力戦線, has been announced. The story will switch back to Earth Federation's viewpoint. The official site is here.

Source: Gunota Headlines

A new TV series, ヒャッコ, has been announced. Also, the latest manga entry of Someday's Dreamers: 魔法遣いに大切なこと ~夏のソラ~ will also get a TV series.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008 18:32

瀬戸の花嫁 will have an OVA release in the future. Also, a new TV series for manga 夜桜四重奏 ~ヨザクラカルテット~ has been announced for fall 2008.

Source: Moon Phase

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Spring 2008 Anime Prveiw

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 00:15

We have added the preview to the upcoming Spring season in our articles section.

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Monday, March 24, 2008 23:10

Viz Media has licensed Bleach the Movie: Memories of Nobody.

Source: Anime News Network

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Monday, March 24, 2008 10:54

A new manga adaptation TV series, 無限の住人, has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, March 22, 2008 17:53

ADV has licensed the TV series 牙-KIBA-. The announcement was made at their Anime Boston panel.

Source: Anime News Network

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PVC Figure Update

Saturday, March 22, 2008 17:24

Two new figures are added to our database:

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Saturday, March 22, 2008 10:57

The sequel for the TV series CODE-E has been named Mission-E, and set for broadcast in July.

Source: Moon Phase

Bandai Entertainment has announced its license to the TV series Rocket Girls at the Anime Boston 2008 Convention.

Source: Anime News Network

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Friday, March 21, 2008 10:25

FUNimation has confirmed the license for the two Negima!? OVA.

Source: Anime News Network

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Thursday, March 20, 2008 00:03

The latest TV series from the Slayers franchise has an official name: スレイヤーズREVOLUTION!

A third TV season has been announced for Hell Girl: 地獄少女 三鼎(みつがなえ).

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, March 17, 2008 19:48

The hit Korean drama series, 冬のソナタ, will be adapted into anime. Also, a new series ウルトラヴァイオレット:Code044, will be announced at the 2008 Tokyo International Anime Fair in March 27.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, March 14, 2008 23:15

A new spin-off for the classic series 北斗の拳: 北斗の拳 ラオウ外伝 天の覇王 TV series has been announced. The official site is here. Also, a new anime adaptation, 鋼殻のレギオス has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase, GA Graphics

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Sunday, March 09, 2008 18:40

A new TV series has been announced: ミチコとハッチン will hit the airwaves this summer or fall. The official site is here.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, March 07, 2008 20:35

The manga セキレイ will be adapted into a TV series, airing in this summer. The official site is here.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, March 06, 2008 21:27

Right Stuf / Nozomi Entertainment has announced their newest license: マリア様がみてる (Maria Watches Over Us), including the first two TV seasons plus the third season OVA. No word on whether the license includes the upcoming fourth season TV series.

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Thursday, March 06, 2008 21:22

A new series, ペンギン娘, has been announced. The official site is here.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, March 05, 2008 20:55

A new series has been announced: タイタニア. No word yet on whether it will be TV or OVA. Also, a TV series for APPLESEED has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, March 03, 2008 21:42

GAINAX is planning a movie for 天元突破グレンラガン.

Source: Moon Phase

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Club Otaku!

Sunday, March 02, 2008 16:48

We are please to announce the latest feature to our site: Club Otaku!, our members-only online PVC Figures store. While the store will open on March 30, 2008, you can signup now to receive exclusive info on our upcoming list of products! For more information, please visit here.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008 23:01

A new TV series, 恋姫†夢想 has been announced. Based on the PC / PS2 game, a manga version is also being planned.

A new TV series for スレイヤーズ (Slayers) has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, February 26, 2008 20:26

New announcement for School Rumble fans! Two OVA episodes have been announced, and will be bundled with the limited edition manga volume 21 and 22 respectively! Volume 21 will be released on July 17, and September 17 for volume 22. More details here.

Two new TV series have been announced: ストライクウィッチーズ and ネットゴーストPIPOPA.

快盗天使ツインエンジェル will be an OVA series instead of TV.

Finally, TRIGUN THE MOVIE(仮)is slated for 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, February 25, 2008 18:43

Bandai Visual USA has licensed the TV series sola. No word on whether it will include the two extra/unaired episodes.

Source: AnimeOnDVD.com

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Saturday, February 23, 2008 11:13

New announcement: the third TV season for Ikki Tousen has been confirmed! 一騎当千 Great Guardians will hit the airwaves this summer.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, February 22, 2008 22:30

Two new TV series have been announced: 夏目友人張 and 伯爵と妖精.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, February 21, 2008 22:12

Konami has announced a new TV series based on the Yu-gi-oh franchise: 遊戯王5D's. You can see the announcement here.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008 21:14

A new TV adaptation has been announced for manga ペンギンの問題.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, February 16, 2008 11:57

Two new series has been announced: the TV series ペンギン娘 and the OVA series クイズマジックアカデミー.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, February 15, 2008 20:27

FUNimation has acquired the TV series Claymore.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008 21:00

The upcoming TV series Soul Eater will have two different versions: a regular version and an extended late-night version with additional footage.

The OVA series Candy☆Boy has announced that 6 more episodes have been planned, and will be released online.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, February 09, 2008 10:55

A couple of upcoming TV series have launched their official sites:

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, February 07, 2008 21:32

A couple of new TV series were announced: セキレイ, クリスタル ブレイズ (Crystal Blaze) (official site) and xxxHOLiC◆継.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, February 05, 2008 21:47

A new TV adaptation for the manga かんなぎ has been announced. No word on when it will hit the airwaves in Japan.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 21:13

A new TV adaptation of the manga 鉄腕バーディー (Birdy the Mighty) will hit the airwaves this summer. It is not related to previous adaptations. The official site is here.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008 22:04

Bandai Visual USA has licensed TV series Shigofumi: Letters from the Departed and True Tears, as well as the Hi-Def (blu-ray) license of Yukikaze.

Both Shigofumi and True Tears are currently on air in Japan, and Bandai Entertainment holds the DVD license for Yukikaze.

Source: AnimeOnDVD.com

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PVC Figure Update

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 21:48

ALTER has delayed thre release of Trigger Heart Exelica Exelica 1/8 PVC Figure until March 31.

Source: GA Graphics

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008 21:44

A new TV series, クリスタル ブレイズ has been announced, with a targeted release for April 2008.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008 21:16

Two new TV series were announced: いくぜっ!源さん and うちの3姉妹.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, January 27, 2008 12:53

Orchidseed release of Seinarukana Ikaruga Satsuki 1/7 PVC Figure is delayed until March 31.

Source: Getchu.com

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Wednesday, January 23, 2008 21:15

A new TV series has been announced: ヴァンパイア騎士 (Vampire Knight) will start in April. The offical site has launched. Also, a new TV series based on the manga series チーズスイートホーム (Chi's Sweet Home) has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Sunday, January 20, 2008 18:30

A new TV series adaptation for まりあ†ほりっく is currently in the early planning stages, targeting a release date of January 2009.

Source: Moon Phase

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Saturday, January 19, 2008 09:18

The official site for the OVA ルパン三世 GREEN vs RED has launched, in conjunction with the 40th anniversary for the franchise.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, January 18, 2008 23:12

The latest entry for ルパン三世 (Lupin the Third), OVA ルパン三世 GREEN vs RED will hit the street on April 2.

New TV series 隠の王 will begin broadcast in April.

The fourth season for マリア様がみてる has been announced.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008 21:34

The old classic COBRA THE SPACE PIRATE will get a new OVA series, as well as a brand new TV series!

マリア様がみてる will have a fourth TV season.

Source: Moon Phase

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008 21:11

Bandai Visual USA has made the first move for 2008, announcing their license for the TV series 遙かなる時空の中で ~八葉抄~ (Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time – A Tale of the Eight Guardians). A total of 9 DVDs will be released, and the future official site is here.

Source: Anime News Network, AnimeOnDVD.com

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Thursday, January 10, 2008 22:18

A previously unannounced TV series クリスタル・ブレイズ is being planned for broadcast in April.

Source: Moon Phase

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Thursday, January 10, 2008 21:17

The second season of コードギアス 反逆のルルーシュ (Code Geass), コードギアス 反逆のルルーシュ R2, has launched the official site.

Two new TV series have been announced: イタズラなKiss and 秘密 トップ・シークレット.

Source: Moon Phase

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Monday, January 07, 2008 21:42

A new movie, ザ☆宇宙ショー(仮)is being planned for release within this year.

Source: Moon Phase

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Friday, January 04, 2008 22:33

The official site for the new TV series 二十面相の娘 has launched its official site.

Source: Moon Phase

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Wednesday, January 02, 2008 19:59

A new TV series, 二十面相の娘 has been announced. It will start in April 2008.

Source: Moon Phase

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