At last weekend's inaugural AnimeJapan trade show, Aniplex present a special gallery of 28 characters from 18 series dressed in formal attire for the occasion. In addition to the gallery of portraits at their booth, there was a display of life-size figures. Get a look after the jump.
Yukata Madoka won’t be alone for long; Good Smile has a figure of Homura decked out in a yukata coming, and Aniplex posted the prototype pictures on their site. Get a look after the jump.
Not to be outdone by Anime Expo, the French Japan Expo also had its own bombshell to drop, as Aniplex announced late Saturday that it would release the long-awaited third Madoka Magica film in France weeks after the Japanese premiere, with the goal of screening in the US and Canada before the end of the year. Hit the jump for the details,
Following up on my generally positive first impressions of AnimeSols earlier this week, I follow up with my detailed first impressions on the highly anticipated Daisuki streaming portal. Read on for my impressions and what to watch out for when using the site. Hit the jump for the break down.
Aniplex of America had some huge news for attendees of its Sakura-Con panel earlier today. Along with the confirmation of the Valvrave the Liberator stream, the company also confirmed that it would re-release Gurren Lagann on home video in a new DVD boxset as well as releasing the Japanese Blu-Ray boxset slated for later this Spring. Hit the jump for all of the details
Japanese business daily Nikkei has confirmed the forthcoming launch of a new Japan-based online streaming portal backed by six major anime studios and aimed at the English-speaking market called Daisuki. Hit the jump for the details and my take.
After being announced and teased over the last few months, Aniplex of America has finally announced pricing and availability details for the Garden of Sinners limited edition DVD boxset. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Aniplex USA held yet another panel at Anime Expo earlier today which featured some updates following its earlier panel at FanimeCon late last month. However, the biggest news centered on its new plans to dub Blue Exorcist along with its announcement that it will release last year's Mikunopolis in LA special event and concert in the US. Hit the jump for all the details.