The landmark OAV series, Megazone 23, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a deluxe Bluray boxed set release on Japanese home video. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Japan's Asahi Shimbum newspaper has posted an obituary for anime industry veteran Noboru Ishiguro, who passed away at age 73. Ishiguro directed landmarks of the 80s, including the anime movie retelling of Macross, Do You Remember Love?, in addition to Megazone 23 and the 1980 remake of Astro Boy. More after the jump.
Otakon has announced that the event, held July 29 – 31 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, will be hosting Artland studio founder, and director of its 110 episode sci-fi OVA episode sci-fi epic Legend of Galactic Heroes, Noboru Ishiguro. Ishiguro (Space Battleship Yamato, Macross, Megazone 23, Astro Boy (1980), Legend of the Galactic Heroes, and Tytania), and voice actresses Orine Fukushima, Momoka Ohara, and Chiaki Shimogama will be presenting something less sci-fi and more cute with the premiere of Artland's Angel ScandyS. More after the jump.