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Funimation now has Code Geass, Witch Hunter Robin, others
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http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-08-10/funimation-adds-code-geass-tales-of-the-abyss-witch-hunter-robin-more

ANN is really acting up so I'll post the list:


Tales of the Abyss
Witch Hunter Robin
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2
Angel Links
Crest of the Stars
Banner of the Stars
Banner of the Stars II
Passage of the Stars - Birth

Angel Links is a spinoff of Outlaw Star, so I'm going to guess that they'll get that too.
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Posted 8/10/13
Let me know when they have their streaming working properly 24/7. That will be real news.
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Posted 8/10/13
Let me know when they post something I haven't seen.
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Posted 8/10/13
This is actually great news for those of us that like to buy our anime in hard copy.
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Funi also will have Code Geass: Akito the Exiled


15:14:57 <bay|Ota|Sunrise> also akito the exiled will be through funimation
15:15:37 <bay|Ota|Sunrise> akito the exiled is currently in production at sunrise and planned for 4 vol release
15:15:46 <bay|Ota|Sunrise> vol 2 will be released sept 14th 2013 in japan
15:16:15 <bay|Ota|Sunrise> first vol is not yet in the US, but planned through Funimation
15:17:08 <bay|Ota|Sunrise> more info through other titles will be announced by funimation immediately after the panel
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Posted 8/10/13

waverat81 wrote:

This is actually great news for those of us that like to buy our anime in hard copy.


How so?
Haven't these been on hard copies for awhile now?
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perhaps it is easier to get the hard copies now that funi has them

edit: this was a question
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Posted 8/10/13

Des85 wrote:


waverat81 wrote:

This is actually great news for those of us that like to buy our anime in hard copy.


How so?
Haven't these been on hard copies for awhile now? :P


You're correct some of these are still available.

However, for example if I wanted to buy Code Geass the complete series (S1 and S2) it would be roughly $120.00 on Amazon currently.

Funimation will likely re-release these titles at a reduced price or possibly even in their S.A.V.E. line where you could probably pick up the entire series for around $40 to $50.
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Oh heck yeah, Crest and Banner of the Stars. Awesome news. Nice seeing them pick up Code Geass as well, though, doesn't really affect me since I have the DVDs
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An FYI:

Sentai also will get some Sunrise titles too but Funimation got the bigger names this round. Among Sentai's will be Big O, S-cry-ed and Kurokami. So at least there is a chance of Kurokami coming back to Crunchyroll(although I'll be honest, it's not worth a re-watch IMHO).
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Posted 8/10/13

waverat81 wrote:

You're correct some of these are still available.

However, for example if I wanted to buy Code Geass the complete series (S1 and S2) it would be roughly $120.00 on Amazon currently.

Funimation will likely re-release these titles at a reduced price or possibly even in their S.A.V.E. line where you could probably pick up the entire series for around $40 to $50.


Ah.
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I hope FUNimation re-release as "Anime Classics" over S.A.V.E.
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http://bayoab.info/live/old.php?panel=292

BIG NEWS!!


16:28:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> more titles
16:28:10 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Outlaw Star
16:28:13 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Escaflowne
16:28:16 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Escaflowne mOvie
16:29:29 <bay|Ota|FUNi> All mai series (My-Hime, Zhime, sifr, ++ other)
16:28:36 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and...
16:28:56 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Cowboy Bebop
16:29:38 <bay|Ota|FUNi> BD
16:29:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and digitally
16:29:57 <bay|Ota|FUNi> coming 2014
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Posted 8/10/13
I haven't seen these yet:


Angel Links
Crest of the Stars
Banner of the Stars
Banner of the Stars II
Passage of the Stars - Birth


Hmm, guess I'll check them out in the future.
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Outlaw Star
Code Geass
Cowboy Bebop
With Hunter Robin
Big O
S-cry-ed

It's like they're giving me a nostalgia attack over here
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