Here are the headlines to come out of the anime industry since the last newsletter:
- GKids has announced that the company will be screening the English dub premiere of Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror at the IFC Center in New York City on December 3-4, 2011 and December 10-11, 2011. Each screening will be held at 11:00 a.m.
- Stacy Dodson, the Executive Vice President of The Anime Network, said on Anime News Network's podcast that the service is planning a streaming iOS app for their subscribers. The app will support AirPlay, which will allow subscribers can wireless stream video from the app to the Apple TV and other compatible devices.
- FUNimation has released a partial list of dates for the theatrical release of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milo in the United States and Canada. A listing of the dates can be found in BellaOnline's Anime forum.
- The Film Independent series at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be screening Castle in the Sky and Spirited Away on November 26, 2011 as part of the "Spotlight on Studio Ghibli" program. Both films will be screened on "new" 35mm prints with English subtitles.
- Discotek Media has announced that the company has licensed both of the Panda! Go, Panda! anime films for release in 2012. These films from the 1970s were directed by Isao Takahata, who would later go on to co-found Studio Ghibli with Hayao Miyazaki.
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This week, I posted three new articles to the Anime site. The first is a review of the Blu-ray release of The Slayers Revolution. The second is a review of the Pokemon Advanced: Snack Attack! book. The third is a review of the Pokemon Advanced: Pokemon in Disguise! book. I have added the Blu-ray release for The Slayers Revolution to the Anime Shop, and it is also being featured as an "Editor's Recommendation" on the main page of the Anime site. In addition, I have added the two Pokemon books to the Pokemon section of the Anime Shop.
Here's the latest articles from the Anime site at BellaOnline.com.
The Slayers Revolution
The Slayers Revolution is the fourth season of The Slayers anime series, which only consists of 13 episodes.
Pokemon Advanced Snack Attack!
Pokemon Advanced: Snack Attack! is a book based on the Pokemon episode, "You Never Can Taillow!," which is part of the Pokemon: Advanced season.
Pokemon Advanced Pokemon in Disguise!
Pokemon Advanced: Pokemon In Disguise! is a book based on the Pokemon episode,"In the Knicker of Time!," which is part of the Pokemon Advanced season.
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