Nippon Television Network Corporation has announced the acquisition of 54.3% of anime production company Tatsunoko, the people behind classics such as Speed Racer and Time Bokan, from Takara Tomy, who will continue to hold a 20% stake in the company. The announcement mentioned that the possibility of a Gatchaman Crowds movie is being explored. More after the jump.
YATTAR NEWS brings us info and pics on a fun promotion between legendary anime studio Tatsunoko Pro (home of Speed Racer, Gatchaman, and Yatterman) and a Japanese razor company that is resulting in prizes, games, and bearded anime characters galore. Get a look after the jump!
Discotek Media is establishing itself as the purveyor of old-school anime and today is no exception with the latest announcement being the future release of the Shin Hurricane Polymar OVA released in the 90's. Hit the jump for all of the details so far.
Tatsunoko's (Speed Racer, Gatchaman, Tekkaman) 50th anniversary celebrations include the release of OVA Ippatsu Hicchuu!! Devander on the October 19th date of the studio's founding. A new three minute trailer shows off how much self reference and self parody has been packed into packed what ultimately looks like a pretty bizarre venture. Get a look after the jump.
Legendary anime production company Tatsunoko (Speed Racer, Gatchaman) is teaming up with the NicoNico video site to celebrate Tatsunoko's 50th anniversary with the new "TatsuNico HQ" and the Tatsunoko Theater. Hit the jump for details--and anime-themed food items!
An upcoming line of 45mm PCV "Tachumaru" figures crosses the heroes of venerable anime studio Tatsunoko with adorable animals. A number of the characters whose international prominence rose thanks to appearances in the videogame Tatsunoko vs Capcom will be featured, as will a few other well-knowns such as Speed Racer. Check them out after the jump!