Hanabee’s Final Four Christmas Announcements

Hanabee’s first announcement on the final day of its 7 Days of Christmas event is Hiiro no Kakera. The complete series box set will be released on both DVD and Blu-ray for $79.99 each on March 4, 2015. Both sets will come with all 26 episodes on four discs and will feature dual audio and the textless opening and ending animations. Hanabee’s second announcement is a complete box set of ...

AKB0048 Part Two Review

AKB0048 Part Two Studio: Satelight Publisher: Hanabee Format: DVD Release Date: March 5, 2014 Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview Being an idol in AKB0048 must be rough. Not only do you have to deal with corporate management, crazy fans and the whole business of not being allowed to date anyone, but it’s technically illegal to perform music in this universe. Part 1 saw a group of a...

AKB0048 Part 1 Review

AKB0048 Part 1 Studio: Satelight Publisher: Hanabee Format: DVD Release Date: February 5, 2014 Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview There has been a huge influx of idol fanaticism in anime. Sure it’s always been a bit of a craze but it seems more prominent now than ever. The Japanese idol industry is huge, covering everything from songs and dancing to funny game shows and events. A ...

Hanabee’s AKB48 Koisuru Fortune Cookie Dance Video

We previously reported that Hanabee planned on creating a AKB48 dance video for the song ‘Koisuru Fortune Cookie’. The video was to be compiled of Hanabee fans attempts at the AKB48 dance. Well the video is now online and can be seen below. The video featured anime fans across Australia dancing along to the song. It also features Capsule Computers staff as well as Hanabee staff. All of...

Koi Suru Dance with Hanabee to celebrate AKB0048!

As we previously reported, Hanabee Entertainment have acquired the license for the popular anime series AKB0048, which is an anime series based upon one of the most popular Japanese Pop groups AKB48. To celebrate the announcement of the AKB0048 anime coming down under, Hanabee have decided to make an AKB48 video of their own focusing on the latest hit from the girl group ‘Koi Suru Fortune Co...

Hanabee is Bringing AKB0048 and Say I Love You to DVD

Hanabee has just announced two additional anime releases for Australia, AKB0048 and Say I Love You. The reveal was made via their YouTube channel which you can view below. Hanabee has recently announced a slew of other releases including Cardfight Vanguard, Case Closed and Girls Und Panzer. It’s time for a music revolution! There’s nothing like music and art to “disturb the heart” and so it was ba...

AKB0048 English dub cast announced by Sentai Filmworks

Earlier today Sentai Filmworks announced who will be voicing who in AKB0048 when it is released next month on September 3rd on Blu-ray and DVD. The English casting list for the main characters can be found below: Character Voice Actor Nagisa Motomiya Luci Christian Chieri Sono Emily Neves Orine Aida Brittney Karbowski Yuka Ichijo Monica Rial Sonata Shinonome Juliet Simmons Makoto Yokomizo Molly Se...

AKB0048 Next Stage trailer saves the world

AKB48 Maniacs get excited! Is your body prepared for the cosmic explosion of gooey pop-music and giant robots? It better be, because you might just explode due to overwhelming pure delight. AKB48 are getting the band together again for a second season of the AKB0048 anime series. The second season of AKB0048 will be simply titled AKB0048 Next Stage. The new season will focus on the AKB48 girls in ...

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