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April 27 2011 Anime Newsletter


Welcome to the April 27th edition of the BellaOnline Anime newsletter!


Here are the headlines to come out of the anime industry since the last newsletter:

  • FUNimation announced at the company's Sakura-Con panel that it has licensed the first 48 episodes of the anime series, Fairy Tail. It was also said at the panel that the company has begun dubbing the series, and that they expect to release it on DVD and Blu-ray later this year. Tyler Walker is directing the English dub. The only dub actor announced so far is Todd Haberkorn for the role of Natsu.
  • The Newport Beach Film Festival in Southern California will be screening the Redline anime film. The first screening is on Monday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Big Newport 4 theater in Newport Beach. The second screening is on Tuesday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m. at the Lido Theatre in Costa Mesa. There will also be party at 10:00 p.m. after the May 2 showing in Newport Beach. Tickets are available online now. Prices for the Monday screening arer US$15 for the screening only, US$25 for the party only, and US$35 for both events. The price for the Tuesday screening is US$12.
  • The San Japan anime convention has announced its guests for the 2011 convention. Guest of Honor is Shinichi "Nabeshin" Watanabe, who has directed such anime series as Excel Saga, The Wallflower, and Puni Puni Poemy. Other guests include voice actors Chris Ayres, Josh Grelle, Clarine Harp, Carrie Savage, Brad Swaile, and J. Michael Tatum. The convention is taking place August 5-7 in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Sentai Filmworks announced at the company's Anime Boston panel that it has acquired the license for the Night Raid 1931 anime series. The series will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in August 2011.
  • FUNimation announced at the company's Anime Boston panel that they are simulcasting the Aria the Scarlet Ammo anime series. The simulcast started on Tuesday, April 26 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time.
  • Bandai Entertainment announced at the company's Sakura-Con panel that it has acquired the license to the Star Driver Kagayaki no Takuto television anime series.
  • Micott & Basara, the production company behind the animated Appleseed projects of the last decade, filed for voluntary bankruptcy at the Tokyo District Court on April 21, 2011. The company had incurred 1.938 billion yen (which is roughly US$23.7 million) in debts at the end of March. Their most well-known production was Shinji Aramaki's 2004 computer-animated adaptation of Appleseed. The company also produced Appleseed: Ex Machina, and is producing Appleseed XIII, a 13-part computer animated series adaptation of Appleseed that is set to debut in Japan in June 2011. The company's other animated projects include Koma Tori Eiga Komaneko, Atagoal wa Neko no Mori, Prologue of Blame!, and Samuroid Zero.

There are topics in the anime forum for these news stories. If you'd like to join in on the discussion, there's a link to the forum later in the newsletter. You need to have a BellaOnline forum account in order to post, but signing up for a forum account is free.


Here are this week's new anime DVD and Blu-ray releases in the United States


TitleFormat
5 Centimeters Per Second DVD
Asylum Session DVD
Dragon Ball Z Dragon Box 5 DVD
Eden of the East: The King of Eden Blu-ray/DVD Combo
The Girl Who Leapt Through Space Part 1 DVD
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Blu-ray
K-ON! Volume 1 DVD
K-ON! Volume 1 Blu-ray
Kashimashi Vocal Collection DVD
Naruto Shippuden Uncut DVD Set Volume 6 DVD
Sgt. Frog Season 2 DVD

This week, I posted three new articles to the Anime site. The first is an overview article for Black Butler anime series. The second is an overview article for the Himawari! anime series. The third is an episode listing for the original Dragon Ball serues. I have also added words from Black Butler and Himawari! to the list for the anime word games. I am also featuring the Dragon Ball Season One DVD box set as an Editor's Recommendation this week.


Here's the latest articles from the Anime site at BellaOnline.com.


Black Butler
Black Butler is based on a manga series written and illustrated by Yana Toboso.
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art171527.asp

Himawari!
Himawari! is an anime series created by GoDo.
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art171526.asp

Dragon Ball Episode Listing
This is an episode listing for the five seasons of the Dragon Ball anime series, as well as a list of the Dragon Ball films.
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art171528.asp

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