Media Blasters loses rights to Bakuman, Berserk, Kenshin and drops release plans

Things seem to only be getting worse for Media Blasters. Following last years string of bad news which included mass lay-offs and release cancellations, it has been revealed through their official website that Media Blasters have lost the rights to Bakuman, Rurouni Kenshin and Berserk. That isn’t the worst of it though, they have announced that they have no plans on ever releasing Squid Girl...

More Berserk anime in the future?

During a press conference for the third and supposedly final Berserk film, Berserk Golden Age Arc III: Descent, the film’s director Toshiyuki Kubooka suggested that this may not be the last we see of the Berserk anime. While he didn’t disclose any great details on future Berserk projects he did confirm that there is indeed more planned: We’re currently moving to make Berserk a sa...

REEL Anime heading to New Zealand

Good news for all of the anime fans in New Zealand! Madman Entertainment have announced that they will be bringing the REEL Anime festival to Christchurch and Wellington this year. The festival will take place between December 6th and 9th, next month in Wellington (Reading Cinemas, Wellington) and Christchurch (Hoyts Cinemas, Westfield Riccarton). Much like the Australian REEL Anime festival this ...

CC Anime Episode 10 – Kuroko’s Hydrogen Sulfide

Welcome to another episode of CC: Anime, Capsule Computers Monthly Anime Podcast! In our tenth episode, the CC: Anime crew discuss the latest anime and manga news, take part in the “Anime Anarchy” game show segment, as well their thoughts on the Kuroko’s Basketball Incident and the Fall 2012 anime season. We also have a huge giveaway this month. Do you want a chance to win a copy...

Berserk manga returns after 8 months hiatus

Berserk fans have reason to rejoice with the news breaking that the Berserk manga has returned after a long and tedious 8 month hiatus. The dark and brutal fantasy manga returned last friday in Young Animal magazine with a 24 page chapter that returned to the main story of the enduring manga series. The Berserk manga began over 20 years ago in 1990 and has seen enduring popularity despite it’...

Madman acquire Berserk The Golden Age Arc trilogy feature films

Anyone familiar with Berserk: The Golden Age Arc, some awesome news for you as Madman has announced that they have acquired the feature film franchise for distribution across Australia and New Zealand. For those who dont know of the series, it is an epic action adventure tale set in a dark evil European inspired Medieval world where players take on the role of Guts, a lone soul and mercenary, arme...

Madman Supanova Melbourne 2012 Announcements

Over the weekend at the Supanova Melbourne convention, Madman Entertainment made several announcements during their panel at the event. The most predominant announcement was that of the new titles that they have acquired the license for. The following titles were announced for future distribution from Madman (the means of distribution for each title has yet to be revealed): Aquarion Evol Legend of...

Berserk Film Trailer

Recently it was announced that a trilogy of films based on Kentaro Miura’s epic manga series Berserk, was to be made. News soon followed that the films would be based upon the Golden Age arc of the manga. Now, following those previous announcements the inevitable trailer for the first film Berserk Golden Age I: The Egg of the Supreme King has made it’s way onto the internet courtesy of...

Berserk Anime Movie Scheduled and Titled

Today, the title and release date of the upcoming film based upon the Berserk manga created Kentaro Miura have been announced. The movie which will be released in January of 2012 is to be titled ‘Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler’. Judging by the title it seems the film may be an adaptation of the first story arc of the manga known as the Golden Age Arc. To promote the...

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