Time is running out for North American fans who want to own DVDs of the anime published by the now-defunct Anime Sols label, as any remaining stock must be destroyed at the end of June. Hit the jump to learn more.
With hours to go before today's closing, Anime Sols has raised $12,540 towards the $13,000 goal of releasing a third and final DVD collection of Dear Brother, also known as Oniisama e.... The 1991 anime by influential director Osamu Dezaki adapts shoujo manga pioneer Riyoko Ikeda's controversial 1995 work. More after the jump.
Having raised $19,000 to support a DVD release of 1983's Creamy Mami, Anime Sols is now looking to crowd fund the release of another '80s magical girl anime. Between now and November 19, the company aims to raise $18,000 for a release of 1986 Studio Pierrot anime Pastel Yumi, about a young flower shop worker and would-be manga artist given a magic wand that brings her drawings to life. More after the jump.
Anime Sols announced a new addition to its crowd-funded lineup on Sunday, with word that the site is now taking pledges for shoujo classic Dear Brother—AKA Oniisama E, based on the manga by The Rose of Versailles author Riyoko Ikeda. More after the jump.
Thanks to the new Anime Sols streaming site, the classic anime series Yatterman and its 2008 reboot are finally available to English language viewers! To help celebrate, guest writer Kara Dennison provides an overview of the series’ colorful and crazy heroes, villains, and their place in anime history. Shout “YATTA!” and Read on!
A new platform for streaming anime and crowdfunding aims to take the best aspects of Kickstarter and sites like Crunchyroll in order to allow anime fans the chance to directly support their favorite shows in different ways. Hit the jump for all of the details on Anime Sols, set to launch in 2013, the forthcoming streaming portal with a twist. Updated with further info about Anime Sols.