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    Monday June 11, 2012
  • FUNimation vs ADV: A Brief Analysis of the History of ADV's Breakup

    A reminder that every story has three sides: Yours, Mine, and the Truth.

    FUNimation and ADV are currently playing a legal game of he said/she said in their legal briefs, as they both accuse the other side of engaging in illegal actions over the course of these events. Of course, there is more than one side to the same story. Read on to see how both sides explain the breakup of ADV and a comparison of licensing costs.

  • ADV Countersues FUNimation, Claims They are an Illegal Monopoly

    Counterclaim filed May 8th, 2012

    In the ongoing lawsuit between FUNimation and ADV over ADV's dissolution and debts, ADV has decided to countersue as a third-party, claiming FUNimation is trying to monopolize the anime industry through illegal means. Read on for more details on ADV's counter...suit.

  • Thursday January 26, 2012
  • FEATURE: ADV vs ARM, A Tale of Two Lawsuits

    Read about the history of ADV and ARM through an untold perspective

    With the recent FUNimation vs. ADV, Sentai Filmworks, etc lawsuit, some may be wondering "How did this happen?" "How could ADV get into a position where they could owe FUNimation money?" "Is 8 million a realistic number?" Let's fill in a gap in history in a search for possible answers to these questions. Read on for a summary of how we got here, of the history between ADV and ARM that has gone unreported on.

  • Friday January 13, 2012
  • FUNimation Sues A.D. Vision, Sentai and More Over Claimed Unpaid Debt

    Sentai Filmworks and others claim it's not their debt

    ANN has reported that FUNimation is suing A.D. Vision owner John Ledford, ADV and the other companies related to ADV's breakup such as Sentai Filmworks and Section 23 for breach of contract and other things. Read on for more details.

  • Friday August 12, 2011
  • AD Vision Inc. Sues Gainax Over Live-Action "Evangelion" Movie Agreement

    The nitty gritty on the Eva legal dispute

    Texas based North American anime distributor AD Vision Inc. (aka ADV Films) is suing Japanese anime production firm Gainax Co. Ltd (aka Gainax) over a dispute over whether they have acquired specific rights, including those to produce the long discussed live-action Evangelion film. More after the jump.