Hanabee To Launch In-House Encoding/Authoring Services

The good folks over at Hanabee Entertainment, an Australian Anime distribution company and good friends of us here at Capsule Computers, are extremely excited to reveal that a new member has just joined their team. He’s a man that goes by the name of Carl Ardron. His career expertise will aid Hanabee in a big way especially when it comes to their new venture which just so happens to be, as t...

Anime Screenings at SMASH 2013

This weekend at SMASH 2013 several anime series had their official premiere screenings in Australia, with titles from Madman Entertainment, Hanabee and Siren Visual taking part in the free anime screenings at the event. At Madman’s Panel Room, titles from all three major distributors were screening. Anime fans pooled into the panel room to watch the premiere screenings of the following title...

CC Review Roundup – Week of July 14-July 20, 2013

Join Capsule Computers editor Joe Morgan as he recaps all of the video game and anime reviews for the week of July 14 – July 20, 2013. This feature is intended as a way to give you, our readers, a quick recap of every game we’ve reviewed on the site each week.  The goal is to let you get the review information you want in five minutes or less. Here’s your review breakdown for the week: Xbox 360 Da...

CC Review Roundup – Week of July 7-July 13, 2013

Join Capsule Computers editor Joe Morgan as he recaps all of the video game and anime reviews for the week of July 7 – July 13, 2013. This feature is intended as a way to give you, our readers, a quick recap of every game we’ve reviewed on the site each week.  The goal is to let you get the review information you want in five minutes or less. Here’s your review breakdown for the week: Xbox 3...

Another DVD Review

Another DVD Review Studio: P.A. Works Publisher: Hanabee Format: DVD (reviewed), Blu-ray Release Date: July 3, 2013 Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview One of the great things about the anime medium is its capability to portray intense thrillers with unsettling horror elements. That’s not to say it’s common when we do get a series from this genre, as for a scary thriller to s...

WIN – Hanabee July Anime Releases

We have 3 copies of July 2013 anime releases from Hanabee to giveaway. We will be giving away the following: Another on DVD and on Blu-Ray Anohana on DVD To win simply leave a comment below answering the following question and we’ll pick a lucky winner for each title: Which Hanabee title do you want to win and why? We’ll pick 5 lucky winners on the 31st of July. Make sure you use a  va...

Interview with Hanabee’s Karen Pak and Eric Cherry

At Supanova Sydney 2013, Hanabee Entertainment dropped some major bombshells by announcing three new titles. Following these announcements we took the time out to sit down with Hanabee’s Eric Cherry and Karen Pak to discuss the new license acquisitions of Lupin the 3rd: The Woman called Mine Fujiko, Revolutionary Girl Utena and Daily Lives of High School Boys. You can check out the complete ...

Hanabee Anime Trivia Competition

Imagine if you will; it’s a rainy Sunday at the Sydney Supanova Expo, fans are wet from the downpour and looking for salvation in the dome hosting the expo, the fans enter but they are met only with a battle of epic proportions! Two teams went head to head on the main stage for the prize of ultimate glory! Ok, so it wasn’t THAT epic, but it was still something really cool! This year at...

Hanabee licenses Revolutionary Girl Utena

Hanabee Entertainment have just announced at Supanova Sydney 2013 that they have acquired the licence for the cult-classic anime series Revolutionary Girl Utena. Directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara of Sailor Moon and Penguindrum fame, Revolutionary Girl Utena is a must watch anime to say the very least. The series is slated to be released in 3 parts all housed in a lovely collector’s box bundled wi...

WIN – Hanabee May Anime Releases

We have a copy of three May 2013 anime releases from Hanabee to giveaway. We will be giving away Kids on the Slope Complete Collection, Nisemonogatari Part 1 and Hakuoki: Memory of Snow Flowers to three lucky winners. To win simply leave a comment below answering the following question and we’ll pick a lucky winner for each title: Which Hanabee title do you want to win and why? We’ll p...

Bakemonogatari Part 2 Review

Bakemonogatari Part 2 Studio: SHAFT Publisher: Hanabee Format: DVD Release Date: April 3rd 2013 Price: $49.99 – Available Here Overview Bakemonogatari is one of those Anime that seems to be more of an art statement than it is an Anime series. It’s one of THOSE series’ where, while watching it, you can instantly determine the type of person it’s aimed at. It’s odd, it&...

Anohana Licensed By Hanabee

The Anime series, Anohana, has been licensed off of Aniplex for release here in Australia. The Anime series has been adapted by A-1 Pictures, best known for Fairy Tail, Black Butler and most recently, Sword Art Online. Anohana is an 11 episode series that revolves around a group of school friends that call themselves the “Super Peace Brothers”. This is until one of the members dies, le...

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