Hope you like sci-fi and fantasy, because Section23 has January packed with genre anime releases, including the second Mardock Scramble movie, Bodacious Space Pirates, and the first Fate/stay night Blu-ray collection. Get the details after the jump.
The anime movie trilogy adaptation of Tow Ubukata's (Le Chevalier D'Eon, Sōkyū no Fafner) sci-fi crime/revenge novels draws to an end in Mardock Scramble: Third Exhaust, set to hit Japanese theaters September 29th. Get a new look at the finale after the jump.
The first part of the anime movie adaptation of Tow Ubukata's Mardock Sramble novel trilogy opened in November 2010. The second opened in September 2011. Part three hasn't been late, but given how much publicity the earlier entries pushed out, the radio silence about the conclusion was getting concerning. That changed this week. Get a look after the jump.
Variety reports that Japanese media company Dentsu and Hayakawa Publishing Corp. have worked out a deal with Transformers producer Don Murphy and Shoot 'Em Up helmer Michael Davis to adapt a number of Japanese sci-fi novels. The agreement starts with a pair that have been published in North America by Viz's Haikasoru label. More after the jump.
Section23 Films has announced its March slate of anime home video releases of Sentai Filmworks licenses, including Isao Takahata's Studio Ghibli classic Grave of the Fireflies. This, plus the Mardock Scramble Blu-ray, Dream Eater Merry and more after the jump.
The Anime Network has announced their online streaming/video on demand line-up for the months ahead, including sci-fi like Loups=Garous, ICE, Five Numbers and Mardock Scramble, as well as titles like Angel Beats and Samurai Girls. Check out the video sizzle reel after the jump.
With the first movie in Mardock Scramble hitting North American DVD in September (the Blu-ray is coming next year), and being added to Anime Network's OnDemand in October, a pair of new English trailers have been posted. Check out a look the adaptation of Tow Ubukata's (Chevalier d'Eon, Heroic Age, Fafner) hot sci-fi novel after the jump.
The official site of the Mardock Scramble anime movies announced that they will live-broadcast a special talk event on Ustream and Nico Nico Douga on August 30 in commemoration of the release of the second movie "Mardock Scramble The Second Combustion". Jump for more information.
Don't sleep on Mardock Scramble when the first movie of the trilogy is released in North American on DVD next month (the Blu-ray is coming next year). And, to get you hyped for what looks to one the great new works of sci-fi anime, Sentai Filmworks' Janice Williams has announed the dub cast. Check out who's who after the jump.
GoHands' movie adaptations of Tow Ubukata's (Chevalier d'Eon, Heroic Age, Fafner) Mardock Scramble novels constitute one of the biggest sci-fi productions currently happening in anime. With part two of the trilogy, Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion set to hit Japan on September 3rd, we can now take a new, early look at cyborg Rune Ballot's struggle against vile gangster Shell Septinous. Check it out after the jump.
Section23 just released its DVD/Blu-ray slate for September, rolling out concrete dates for a handful of upcoming titles. Among them is the first movie in the Mardock Scramble trilogy, The First Compression.
Find out what else is in store after the jump!
The official Mardock Scramble website has announced that the second film in the film trilogy, Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion will be opening September 3rd, 2011 in Japan with 11 theaters announced thus far.