Here are the headlines to come out of the anime industry since the last newsletter:
- Sentai Filmworks has announced that the company has licensed the No. 6 anime series. According to the press release, the company will be distributing the title on home video in 2012 with additional digital outlets coming "soon." Crunchyroll is currently streaming the series outside Japan every Friday.
- The Toronto International Film Festival has announced that it will host the world premiere of the A Letter to Momo anime film as part of the September 8-18 event's TIFF Kids program. The film is directed by Hiroyuki Okiura and produced by Production I.G.
- The New York Anime Festival is hosting writer-director Makoto Shinkai as a guest during the October 13-16 convention in New York City. Shinkai will be presenting the New York premiere of his latest film, Children who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below, at the festival.
- The Anime Network began streaming the No. 6 anime series on August 7, 2011. A new episode will stream every Sunday at 12:15 p.m. (CDT). This 11-episode series will be available for free viewing on The Anime Network's website; however, registration is required.
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This week, I posted two new articles to the Anime site. The first is a review of the Bleach Season Four Part Two DVD box set. The second is an article on Pokemon about the Hoenn Region. I am featuring the Bleach Season Four Part Two DVD box set as an "Editor's Recommendation" on the main page of the Anime site, and it has also been added to the Bleach section of the Anime Shop. I have also added Pokemon Heroes to the Pokemon section of the Anime Shop.
Here's the latest articles from the Anime site at BellaOnline.com.
Bleach Season Four Part Two DVD Box Set
Bleach: The Bount Season Four Part Two box set is a three disc set that contains twelve episodes.
Pokemon Hoenn Region
This article takes a look at the Pokemon series that take place in the Hoenn region.
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