Joined: Jun 2008
FUNimation has acquired the U.S. internet streaming and home video rights to the TV anime Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam and will release the series as "LASTEXILE -Fam, the Silver Wing-". No release details have been made however the world premiere of the first episode was shown at Anime Expo 2011.
Maiden Japan, using Section23 Films as its distributor, has acquired the Spring 2006 TV anime Himawari!. Maiden Japan will release the 13 episode series with English subtitles on DVD and in digital formats however no release date has been announced yet.
Media Blasters has acquired both seasons of the TV anime Bakuman. Media Blasters will release the series on DVD using their AnimeWorks label starting this November with the first seven episodes and will include an English dub. The second season of Bakuman will start airing this October.
In addition to their license of Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica, Aniplex of America also announced their license of Ao no Exorcist at their panel at Anime Expo. The first of four DVD sets ship this October, while the remaining volumes are tentatively slated to ship in January, April, and July of 2012. No details were given if it will be dub/sub or sub only.
Bandai announced at their panel at Anime Expo their license for the TV anime Sacred Seven which premiered recently in Japan on July 3rd. They will simulcast the series on Hulu and Crunchyroll starting July 8th. No release details for the series were announced.
Am I the only one surprised that Media Blasters acquired Bakuman? And for that matter, I could have sworn that Media Blasters fell off the face of the planet. Guess I was wrong. Huh, interesting turn of events.
I was looking all over for Fade to Black's release date, just found it today on the back of the Soul Resurreccion book, and when I went to post it today on a few sites, apparently it's common knowledge now. :P
Anyone who insults the Bleach dubs has no business speaking.
"If you can't read this, watch Bleach in English!"
90& of sub only us relese are dub titled any way so its hafk dubbed
my 11 main things i rate on
1 Impact on Impact on industry both the anime and Original Manga had
2 TV Ratings in Japan [ Gross for movies Unit sales for OVAs 3 Manga Ka of the Sourcework
4 how loyal the anime stayed to its source how well the compare to other big name in its genre
5 Seiyuu casting [ how many i know by voice i use the royal I here ]
6 Impact on General Pop Culture in Japan and the West 7 Impact on Otaku Culture in Japan and the West
8 Music[ Instrumentation]
9 merchandise sales
10 art style 11 Studio who produced the anime[ and what thay have done for the industry]