After fans noticed that FUNimation is no longer listing Darker Than Black and the Air TV series, the anime distributor confirmed that they no longer have home video or streaming rights to super-powered espionage anime Darker Than Black.
FUNimation has announced that Darker than Black is coming to blu-ray for the first time in North America in a special Premium Edition. Since this release is coming by special arrangement it will be limited to 5,000 units. The premium edition with the complete first season, special packaging, 48-page art book and display easel sells for $98.98. More after the jump.
An unusual friendship between two very different characters, both created by the animation studio BONES was recently spotted in the glass showcase at the lobby of the studio and posted on Twitter by Takahiro Komori, the character designer of Hei from Darker Than Black. See the unusual, but adorable pair after the jump!
Retailer Manga Oh has begun listing a Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor Blu-ray set for a January 15th, 2014 Japanese release. The series, OVA and bonus CD will be offered in a 4-disc box set, with Yuji Iwahara illustration for 24,990yen. More after the jump.
It's been five years since the premiere of Darker Than Black, so, it must be time to start capitalizing on the nostalgia. SNK Playmore is prepared with a new pachislot machine based on Bones' super powered espionage anime. Get a look after the jump.
Heroes from Darker Than Black, Read or Die, Sgt. Frog, Slayers, Sorcerous Stabber Orphen and more meet in Bandai Namco's Heroes Phantasia for the PSP. The game boasts in intro featuring the collaboration of studios JC, Sunrise, Bones and Production I.G. See it and the latest commercial after the jump.
On Monday night, company reps Adam Sheehan and Justin Rojas took questions concerning FUNimation's Elite Subscription service. The hour-long look into FUNi's streaming offering is now available to be viewed, along with a slew of promos, after the jump!
Due to pre-holiday crowds at the media-presser, FUNimation has had to push back the DVD/Blu-ray complete set release of season 2 of super-powered espionage anime Darker Than Black from October 18th to November 8th. More after the jump.
FUNimation has posted a trailer for the DVD/Blu-ray combo pack release of the second season of super powered espionage series Darker Than Black. The set will be released October 11th. Check out the video after the jump.
This week, we have sakuga, full motion in anime, highlight compilation movies, with action animation great Yutaka Nakamura's (Sword of the Stranger, Cowboy Bebop. Blood: the Last Vampire) work on Darker than Black, impressive up and comer Hironori Tanaka on Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, old school brilliance from Masahito Yamashita (Birth, Dallos,Harmagedon, MD Geist, Odin) and more.
First mentioned with a slate of licensing announcements back at Anime Expo 2010, FUNimation finally announced release plans for Darker Than Black 2, aka Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor. The 2009 series offers a follow-up to Bones' (Fullmetal Alchemist) 2007 super powered espionage series with a new, cuter lead. More after the jump.