Category: News

September 5, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Polysics On Moyashimon TV Ending

J-Pop electronic unit Polysics will provide the ending theme “Rocket” for the Moyashimon TV anime scheduled to start broadcast in October. The single streets in Japan on November 21st. The group has a North American tour planned for October – November 2007.

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September 5, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Otaking Goes On Dieting Binge

ZakZak has a current pic of Studio Gainax’s Otaking Toshio Okada. Their article discusses how the 49 years company’s co-founder, shed his former 117 kilos persona to arrive at his current 67 kilos one. At one point he said he had to buy his pants in a wrestler specialty store but dipped in recent times to […]

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September 5, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Original Macross TV Series And Movie Set For DVD Release In Japan

The American ADV and Animeigo remastered and cleaned up versions of the original Super Dimensional Macross TV series generated a lot of buzz in past years. Now comes Japan’s version with Bandai Visual’s pending 25th anniversary HD remastered DVD release of both the original series and Do You Remember Love. The 960 minute TV BOX will retail […]

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September 5, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Chinpui Region 2 DVD BOX Release

Virtually unknown outside of Japan, the 1989-1991 Asahi anime TV series adaptation of Fujio F Fujiko’s (Doraemon) Chinpui is headed to DVD for the first time as part of a new DVD-BOX release from Geneon Entertainment. The release is set for December 7 at 60,000 Yen. Chinpui holds the distinction of being IGPX Director Mitsuru Hongo’s first […]

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September 5, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

WW2 Moe Mecha Anthropomorphism

An unusual new System Soft Alpha Windows PC computer game is generating some buzz in Japanese otaku circles entitled Moe Moe 2 Ji Taisen. In the game, you literally take on the role of cutesy anime style girls who have the appendages of World War 2 Era aircraft and tanks. The game system follows an adventure/simulation […]

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February 11, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

TAF2007 Exclusive Report: Velvet Underworld

By Jonah Morgan During my perusal of the Wedge Holdings exhibition area at The Tokyo International Anime Fair 2007 I happened across an edgy looking anime poster (high-res enlargement) that stuck out to me. With big English text it read “Velvet Underworld” and reminded me of music for some reason…. Besides the obvious mainstream classic […]

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September 8, 2006 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Anime News Service – September 4th-8th Anime News

9-8-06 (7:43PM EDT)—- New Evengelion Movies: Will Original Voice Cast Be Reprised? With 4 new animated Evangelion movies now confirmed and in production there has been some questioning regarding the Japanese voice casting. All of the main original members of the TV and Movie cast are still living but some have retired or moved away […]

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May 7, 2006 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Anime News Service – January 18 – May 7 Anime News

5-7-06 (11:59PM EDT)—- Gundam SEED To Become Animated Film Sunrise has announced Gundam SEED will become an animated theatrical feature to be directed by Mitsuo Fukuda. Although it will based on the 2002-2004 tv anime, the plot is expected to be all new. This marks the first original Gundam Movie since Mobile Suit Gundam F91 […]

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February 10, 2006 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Anime News Service – November 15-30 Anime News

11-30-05 (11:33 PM EST)—- Showji Kawamori At Akiba Robot Festival Macross creator Showji Kawamori was a featured guest at the Akihabara Robot Cultural Festival 2005″. The event was held on November 26-27 at Akihabara Daibiru in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo. Attendees could do several things there such as joining a “Robot Production Classroom” that allowed them […]

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July 15, 2004 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

ANS Review – Dinomania Hand Painted Miniature Dinosaurs And Prehistoric Creatures

By Jonah Morgan Japanese Model-Maker Kaiyodo, confectionary giant UHA Mikakuto and San Jose based Prototopia and first annonced their deal to distribute the Dinomania Hand Painted Minature Dinosars and Prehistoric Creatures collection in the U.S.A, Canada and Mexico on May 18th of this year. After Selling 20,000,000 units of the set in Japan there are […]

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July 11, 2004 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

ANS Exclusive Interview: 10 Questions To Yoshitaka Amano

By: Jonah Morgan Few Japanese artists have captured the spirit and detail of the fantasy canvas like Yoshitaka Amano. Videogame RPG fans have been familiar with his character designs for the Final Fantasy Series for nearly 2 decades. His 1987 renditions for the characters of the original video animation of Hideyuki Kikuchi’s Vampire Hunter D […]

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May 20, 2002 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Anime News Service – May 16 Anime News

5-16-02—- She – The Ultimate Weapon Schedules From Yukio-san: She. The ultimate weipon.Web site. http://www.saikano.net/ * CS broadcasting familiar July 2th(Tue.) night 7 o’clock – every week ONAIR * Terrestrial broadcasting CBC July 3th(Wed.) midnight 1 o’clock 55 minute – every week ONAIR * It will be on 8:00 -/Friday on familiar theater re-broadcast Wednesday […]

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