Madman presents Yokoso Anime, an entry point into anime

Madman have announced a new discount product line called Yokoso Anime. Yokoso means ‘Welcome’ in Japanese and as such the titles featured under the Yokoso Anime branding will be a great entry-point for those trying to get into anime but not sure where to begin. All Y0koso Anime titles will retail for $14.95 AUD and will be available from December 5th, 2012. The following titles have be...

Viz Media details their holiday anime release schedule

If you happen to have a loved one or a friend who is a major anime fan but don’t know what to get them for the holidays then you may want to keep reading because Viz Media may have you covered. Over the next few weeks Viz is planning on releasing a large number of anime on both Blu-ray and DVD. First we have the first half of InuYasha: The Final Act and the first box set for Pokemon Black &a...

Madman drops major licensing announcements at Supanova Brisbane 2012

Madman Entertainment have dropped a major bombshell with an extensive list of anime titles having now been licensed by the company for distribution throughout Australia and New Zealand. During their panel at Supanova Brisbane 2012, Madman revealed that the following have been licensed: K – Streaming each Wednesday on Screening Room from November 14th. Physical release in 2013. Sword Art Onli...

Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse to air on Neon Alley

Today it was announced by Viz Media’s Neon Alley that the English dub of Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse, will be shown for the first time ever on the streaming service. The movie will appear on Sunday November 25th at 8:00 p.m. EST. Interestingly enough, this stream of the show will occur before the DVD and Blu-ray versions of the movie hit stores on December 4th. As for the plot of the movie,...

CC Weekly News Recap – 30th July-5th August 2012

Bit of a slow week in terms of news, but there was still some golden nuggets for you to feed your knowledge bank with. Linkin Park will be again returning to the Medal of Honor franchise for it’s soundtrack, Persona 4: Arena sold incredibly well, Bleach manga is on hiatus and the trailer for the new JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime has landed. Is your knowledge bank not satisfied? No? We...

Bleach Manga enters hiatus due to sickness

If you were concerned about the fact that there hasn’t been a new chapter for Bleach appearing in Japan or anywhere else, well there is a good reason for the missing release. Today it was revealed on the Japanese website Yaraon that due to some issues with Tite Kubo’s health, he has momentarily put the manga on hiatus. To recover from his sickness he is expected to take a few weeks off...

Anime to Watch Before You Die

Recently Japanese media site MyNavi held a poll for it’s readers asking what anime you must watch before you die. The results were determined by over 7000 MyNavi users and as such shouldn’t be taken as solid fact, because you know this is the opinion of random people and this is simply a list of their opinions. Now that I got that out of the way, here is the list of anime they believe ...

CC Weekly News Recap – 18th-24th June 2012

It was a quiet week. It was a slow week. It was a tiresome week. But hey, there is a bigger 3DS now I suppose? So soon too! Oh bugger it all! Well at least there isn’t a sequel to Russell Grant’s Astrology for the 3DS yet. Thank god for that. Here what made headlines this week: Gaming News: – Namco Bandai working on next Smash Bros. Game – Platinum Games developer diary is ...

Anime Characters We Wish Didn’t Die, Spoilers Obviously Ahead

Japanese media site MyNavi recently polled its readers on which anime characters they wish had not died. The results are indeed interesting and obviously filled with insurmountable amounts of spoilers for people who haven’t watched the series in which these characters died, so proceed with caution my wayward son. So who did they wish had lived rather than died? Well here is the list: 1. Port...

Viz ‘Speeds Up’ Bleach Manga

Viz Media have confirmed that they will be ‘speeding up’ their releases of the Bleach manga series, in an attempt to catch up with the Japanese release of the series. They have revealed that they plan to release volumes 40 to 53 by the end of 2012, with a release schedule of 2 volumes per month, beginning this month. Viz Media have done release ‘speed ups’ like this in the ...

CC Anime Episode 06 – Hiatus x Hiatus

Welcome to another episode of CC: Anime, Capsule Computers Monthly Anime Podcast! In our sixth episode, the CC: Anime crew discuss the latest anime and manga news, take part in the “Anime Anarchy” game show segment, as well discussing anime endings. We also have a huge giveaway this month. Do you want a chance to win a copy of Casshern Sins– The Complete Series from Siren Visual?...

Bleach The Movie 3 – Fade To Black Review

Bleach The Movie 3 – Fade To Black Studio: Studio Pierrot Publisher: Madman Release Date: March 21, 2012 Format: Blu-Ray Disc (Reviewed), DvD Price: $29.95 (Buy Here) Overview What would your life be like if someone in your life was removed from your memory? What if that person was removed from the worlds memory? How many events would have not occurred between you and other people that you m...

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