At their industry panel at SMASH 2013, Hanabee Entertainment made several major announcements regarding future releases and license acquisitions. They revealed that they have acquired the following titles:
- Princess Knight – the Osamu Tezuka anime classic, planned for release in September on both DVD and Blu-Ray with English audio only.
- Hakuoki: Dawn of the Shinsengumi – the third season of the Hakuoki series and also a prequel to the first season. It is planned for release in November on both DVD and Blu-ray with dual audio.
- Hiiro No Kakera: The Tamayori Princess Saga – the second season of the Hiiro No Kakera series. It is planned for release in November on both DVD and Blu-ray with dual audio.
Not only did they announce these new acquisitons, but they also confirmed the release plans for the Rooster Teeth series RWBY. It was announced that RWBY will release on both DVD and Blu-Ray in November with English audio only.
It was undoubtedly an impressive showing by Hanabee, especially with the licensing of a work from the legendary God of Manga Osamu Tezuka. Please stay tuned for further updates on Hanabee releases as news surfaces.