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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September 4, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – September 1-4 2007 Anime News

9-4-07 (11:06PM EDT)—- Tsuribaka Nisshi Spinoff Manga Announced Based on the long running comedy fishing manga by Juuzou Yamazaki and Ken’ichi Kitami, a new sequel series to Tsuribaka Nisshi (The diary of a fishing fool) has been revealed through recently running print ad spots. The original serial began in “Big comic original” in 1979 and […]

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August 31, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – August 2007 Anime News

8-31-07 (11:48PM EDT)—- Microsoft Enters Anime Industry At a strategy briefing for partners in Tokyo titled “CONNECTED” on August 29th, American software firm Microsoft continued their promotion of a digital lifestyle campaign which is ongoing this year, seeking to make Windows Vista and the PC a nucleus. President & CEO of Microsoft Co. Ltd., Japan […]

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April 27, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – April 24-27 Anime News

4-27-07 (11:48PM EDT)—- ADV Films Acquires AIR TV And Movie Today ADV Films co-founder Matt Greenfield announced that ADV has acquired exclusive home video and broadcast rights in North America for the anime series Air and the 85-minute Air Movie. Greenfield made the announcement during a panel at Anime Matsuri, South Texas’ largest anime convention. […]

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April 23, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – April 17-23 Anime News

4-23-07 (8:28PM EDT)—- Tokyo Anime Fair 2008 The Tokyo International Anime Fair Executive Committee has treated ANS to an exclusive sneak peek at their official 2008 promotional poster. Next year’s event is scheduled to run from March 27th – 30th at Big Sight. Features include: International Trade Fair – Exhibition, Creators World, Anime Rookies, Buyers […]

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April 16, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – April 12-16 Anime News

4-16-07 (5:15PM EDT)—- New Japanese Service To Rent Manga Online Internet / digital book seller Renta has begun a new service to rent electronic manga on April 10th in Japan. 100 Yen nets users a loan period of 24 hours. An electronic ticket system, allows transactions via credit card and cellular phone. Buyers won’t have […]

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April 11, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – March 17 – April 11 Anime News

4-11-07 (3:23AM EDT)—- Hollywood Developing Films Based On Madhouse Anime Madhouse made no bones about the fact that they are cozying up to Hollywood at this year’s Tokyo International Anime Fair. In fact, they put the information out into plain view. Checkout our exclusive high resolution pic of their poster heralding the news and follow […]

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