JAST USA at Anime Expo 2011

For those who weren’t fortunate enough to bare witness to JAST USA’s Visual Novel Panel at this year’s Anime Expo, JAST have graciously uploaded a recap video, highlighting the best moments of the panel and all the announcements that were made. If you don’t know who JAST USA are or what they do here is a quick run-down. JAST specialise in localising Japanese video-games (mo...

LAST EXILE: Fam, The Silver Wing Trailer

It’s a huge year for Gonzo Studios, being there 20th Anniversary. To commerate such a huge milestone, they are set to release LAST EXILE: Fam, The Silver Wing. The new series will be the next installment in the LAST EXILE franchise. Today a trailer has hit the web to promote the series. There is a lot of hype surrounding LAST EXILE: Fam, The Silver Wing. Alot of which is due to the fact that...

How was Smash 2011? The Fans Let Us Know

So those who did go should know how it was already but if you were just wondering how others felt or maybe if you didn’t go and are wondering what is there and if it’s worth going to next year you should really read below. I loved Smash, especially with all the new space but let’s just not take my own word for it. Here is what other people had to say: 1. What did you come to Smash for? • To ...

Space Battleship Yamato Anime Remake Announced!

Makoto Kobayashi, mechanical designer for series such as Gundam ZZ, Last Exile and Giant Robo, announced at the conclusion of Anime Expo that he is currently working on an anime remake of the classic space opera masterpiece Space Battle Yamato anime. Thus confirming that the new remake of Yamato will be released some time next year. The series, known in english as Star Blazers, also had an anime f...

Bleach Movie 3: Fade to Black announced by Viz Media

Today at Anime Expo, Viz Media announced that they will be releasing a dubbed version of the third Bleach movie this November. This mark’s the 3rd movie in the series to be dubbed by Viz in their continued support of the Bleach series, which is without a doubt one of their best selling franchises. It is unknown whether the film will be receiving a cinema release, however it has been confirme...

Deadman Wonderland and Steins;Gate acquired by FUNimation

In another large announcement today FUNimation also announced that they have picked up the rights to both Deadman Wonderland and Steins;Gate in the United States. This means that FUNimation has the right to distribute both of these anime through any means that they choose to do so, which means that these anime will be localized sometime in the near future. Deadman Wonderland is an adaptation of Ji...

FUNimation acquires distribution rights for [C] Control The Money and Soul of Possibility

FUNimation has already been streaming [C] -Control- The Money and Soul of Possibility on their website ever since they partnered with Fuji Television for the exclusive rights to do so. Today FUNimation acquired more than just the streaming rights however, as they now also own the rights of distribution for the original series into the United States. These rights include distribution through digita...

FUNimation acquires Cat Planet Cuties and B Gata H Kei

FUNimation Entertainment announced plenty of licensing acquisitions today and the first two of these are called Cat Planet Cuties and B Gata H Kei – Yamada’s First Time. Those who follow anime may know Cat Planet Cuties as a different name, because in Japan it was called Asobi ni Iku yo, while Yamada’s First Time was simply called B Gata H Kei. Cat Planet Cuties was directed by Y...

NIS America acquires Kimi ni Todoke and Dororon Enma-kun licenses

NIS America announced today at the Anime Expo that they have acquired the rights to the first Kimi ni Todoke anime series which aired back between 2009 and 2010 as well as the just finished anime Dororon Enma-kun Meeramera. This is interesting news as this is the first time that NIS America has licensed an anime right when it was finished airing in Japan. NIS A will be releasing the first thirteen...

Aksys Games details their Anime Expo plans

Anime Expo begins tomorrow and will be lasting all weekend in Los Angeles from July 1st until the 4th, and Aksys Games wants everyone to know what they should be expecting when they stop by their booth this weekend. Aksys is planning to reveal two new games on Saturday July 2nd at 11:15 AM. They will also be holding a second panel on Sunday for Idea Factory Guests of Honor that focuses solely on t...

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