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 ...

Anime Listed: Top 5 ‘noitaminA’ anime

On April 15th, 2005, Fuji TV began to broadcast a late-night anime block targeted towards young adults, particularly college students. That block was titled ‘noitaminA‘ which low and behold is ‘Animation’ spelled backwards. The naming convention actually was quite appropriate for the block because the types of anime that have aired on ‘noitaminA’ over the years ...

Kids on the Slope to debut on Neon Alley on January 17

Today Viz Media has continued to add variety and expand the horizons of their English anime streaming service Neon Alley by announcing that they will be adding Kids on the Slope to the service on Friday, January 17th at 9:30pm PST with a new episode coming out every Friday after that. The anime was originally released in North America earlier this year by Sentai Filmworks and follows a group of yo...

Kids on the Slope Blu-Ray Review

Kids on the Slope Studios: MAPPA and Tezuka Productions Publisher: Sentai Filmworks Format: DVD, Blu-Ray (Reviewed) Release Date: May 7th, 2013 Price: $69.98 – Available Here Overview Shinichiro Watanabe and Yoko Kanno working together again is almost any anime fans dream come true. With Cowboy Bebop, the duo was able to create an anime that had a lasting impact and is still held by some as ...

Kids on the Slope Review

Kids on the Slope Studio: Tezuka Productions and MAPPA Publisher: Hanabee Format: DVD, Blu-Ray (Reviewed) Release Date: May 1st, 2013 Price: $64.99 – Available Here Overview Life is a mess of seemingly random yet somehow connected events. These moments and these memories, they are the music that our lives are composed of. Every action garners a reaction. A banging of the drums brings about a...

Kids on the Slope Blu-rays recalled by Sentai Filmworks

Today Sentai Filmworks announced on their Facebook page that they will be recalling any copies of their Blu-ray release of Kids on the Slope which was set to be released this Tuesday, though a number of orders have already been shipped to consumers. The reason for the recall is an issue with the Japanese language track in episode 11 which causes the track to only play in mono audio. Anyone who rec...

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...

Hanabee’s Announcements at @Con

Today at @Con, a small Anime convention run by the Manifest team, Hanabee made a few small announcements as to their upcoming Anime acquisitions. The two titles announced are: Dusk Maiden of Amnesia and Mysterious Girl X. These two titles are sure to please many fans of the Anime world. The one other Announcement that we spoke about here was Kids on the Slope, as directed by Shinichiro Watanabe. I...

Kids on the Slope Announced by Hanabee at @Con

At 11AM today, Hanabee announced that they have licensed and will be releasing the highly regarded Kids on the Slope Anime series from Shinichiro Watanabe of Cowboy Bebop fame. Interestingly, the Cowboy Bebop combo of Shinichiro Watanabe and Yoko Kanno has returned for she has also composed the jazzy soundtrack found in this series. At the beginning of summer in 1966, Kaoru moves yet again, this t...

Anime Say! Episode 22 – Best Anime of 2012

Welcome to Capsule Computers’ weekly anime segment, Anime Say!  For the first episode of 2013 I discuss the best anime of 2012. What made the cut? Watch on to find out. Got any questions for Anime Say? You can send me a tweet on my official twitter or alternatively drop me an email at anime@capsulecomputers.com. I will do my best to respond to your tweets and emails as well as try read some ...

Biggest Anime News of 2012 – Year in Review

2012 has been a huge year for anime, with a plethora of new series making a splash that won’t soon be forgotten. Over the course of the last 12 months the anime industry has witnessed some truly shocking, amazing and even hilarious news stories. How will we look back on this year in anime? Well here is what made us talk about anime in 2012: – Bandai goes broke Way back in January this ...

Shinichiro Watanabe has 2 new anime series in the works

That’s right legendary anime-visionary Shinichiro Watanabe hot off the heels of the success of Kids on the Slope has announced that he is currently working on two new series launching in 2013 and 2014. Watanabe made the announcement in an interview with Spanish anime website koi-nya.net at Granadas Ficzone. The first of which series is slated to be produced by BONES and was described by Wata...

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