Category: Archived News

September 4, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – September 2nd-4th Anime News

– 9-4-06 (7:12PM EDT)—- Web Newtype interviews the cast of GONZO’s new TV animation series Pumpkin Scissors. Premiere is set for October. – 9-4-06 (7:09PM EDT)—- Yahoo Streaming will freely deliver a preview of Katsuhiro Otomo’s FREEDOM OVA between the 18th – 24th of September. The prequel story DVD “FREEDOM Previsited” will retail for 1,575 […]

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September 2, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Exclusive Screening Report: Shin Seiki Evangelion Movies Death (True)2 / Air / Magokoro Wo, Kimi Ni (The End Of Evangelion) At animecs T!FF In Akihabara 2006

By Jonah Morgan Drops of rain were beginning to fall on the evening of Sunday, October 22nd as I made my way up the stairwell from the Hibiya subway line platform to an exit of Akihabara station. Some kind of remodelling project was going on around this area and there was plastic and diagonally stripped […]

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September 2, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Satoshi Kon And Goro Miyazaki Arrive At Venice International Film Festival

9-2-06 (11:48PM EDT)—- Satoshi Kon And Goro Miyazaki Arrive At Venice International Film Festival Directors Satoshi Kon and Goro Miyazaki have arrived at The 63rd Venice International Film Festival. Their films Paprika and Gedo Senki are in the process of screening there now (Paprika, screened in the festival’s main theater in the competition division (the […]

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September 2, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Black Blood Brothers To Broadcast And Be Available Online Simultaneously

9-2-06 (7:12PM EDT)—- Black Blood Brothers To Broadcast And Be Available Online Simultaneously In what many are calling a Japanese industry first, Front Media, JIG and Toshiba Entertainment are coming together offer the first episode of the new Black Blood Brothers TV anime online free to Japanese users via Quick.TV immediately following the broadcast TV […]

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September 1, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – September 1st Anime News

9-1-06 (10:12PM EDT)—- Solid State Society Raws Hit Net As the Labor Day weekend arrives in the USA, ANS has learned raw (untranslated from Japanese) video files of Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society have hit internet file sharing networks. These legally ambiguous files are often used as the foundation […]

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August 31, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – August 26th-31st Anime News

8-31-06 (12:08PM EDT)—- DVD Delay Of Katsuhiro Otomo’s FREEDOM Bandai Visual has indefinetly postponed the Japanese DVD release of volume 1 to Katsuhiro Otomo’s FREEDOM, the old release date was October 27th. Retail is 1,575 Yen. The 6 OVA (30 minutes each) collaboration with NISSIN CUP NOODLE features character and machinery designs by the Akira […]

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August 25, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – August 21st-25th Anime News

8-25-06 (9:06PM EDT)—- GYAO Adds Motion Manga One of the largest internet / broadband anime streamers in Japan, GYAO, has added new manga channel this week. Called “Motion Comics” the manga is presented in a movie style format with professional seiyuu voiceover, music, sound effects and pannel / box pans and editing. Fist of the […]

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August 17, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – August 15th-17th Anime News

8-17-06 (7:46PM EDT)—- Hollywood Looking At Death Note Remake Over 10 companies (many in Hollywood) worldwide are said to be looking at remaking the live action Japanese Death Note films. 8-17-06 (7:30PM EDT)—- Death Note Hits Big In Hong Kong The live action Death Note film opened in theaters across Hong Kong on August 10th […]

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August 14, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – August 9th-14th Anime News

which won critical praise in the pressĀ 8-14-06 (7:35PM EDT)—- Tokyo Majin Gakuen Updates According to an August 14th update to co-creator Imai Shuhou’s official website, Tokyo Majin Gakuen’s animation will be produced by AIC. Marvelous Entertaiment will co-produce. 8-14-06 (7:15PM EDT)—- GR -Giant Robo- Site Launches The official website for GR -Giant Robo- is now […]

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August 8, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – August 6th-8th Anime News

8-8-06 (7:53AM EDT)—- More Theaters For Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo Following up some news out of Otakon this past weekend. Masao Murayama said at his Madhouse panel that Mamoru Hosoda’s anime film Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo is only being shown in one theater in Tokyo presently. As of Tuesday it’s been announced 33 theaters nationwide […]

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August 5, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – August 3rd-5th Anime News

8-5-06 (11:39PM EDT)—- Black Lagoon Second Season The Black Lagoon TV animation will get a second series. New characters include Handle voiced by Minami Oni and Gretel voiced by Tomoko Kanada. 8-5-06 (11:04PM EDT)—- Gintama Plagiarism? On Japanese message baords there’s been some contention that Hideaki Sorachi’s Gintama manga may have some instances of pakuri […]

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August 2, 2006 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – June 8th – August 2nd Anime News

8-2-06 (10:26PM EDT)—- Alternative Comics Meet Alternative Manga The LA Weekly interviews American artist Adrian Tomine and alternative manga pioneer Yoshihiro Tatsumi as they attend Comicon 2006 and talk comic arts and stories. 8-2-06 (10:12PM EDT)—- A Sanner Darkly Compared To Manga USA Today has a review of Director Richard Linklater’s new film, A Scanner […]

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