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    Wednesday October 15, 2014
  • Hiring Suggests "Gatchaman Crowds" Planned for 2015

    Tatsunoko recruits for Kenji Nakamura staff

    Japanese anime blogs have picked up a recruitment listing at studio Tatsunoko, known for classics like Speed Racer and recent works like Ping Pong and this season's Psycho Pass 2. According to the job posting, the animation production manager's one to one and half year contract would have the new hire working a 2015 Gatchaman Crowds 2 production. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday January 29, 2014
  • "Gatchaman Crowds" Movie Being Considered - UPDATED

    Possibility mentioned along with announcement of Tatsunoko sale

    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.

  • Sunday March 10, 2013
  • Razor Company Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Tatsunoko Anime

    Finally...Here's Your Chance to Shave Speed Racer

    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!

  • Sunday August 12, 2012
  • Discotek Announces "Shin Hurricane Polymar" Anime OVA Release

    DVD release to include English dub

    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. 

  • Wednesday August 8, 2012
  • VIDEO: Tatsunoko Packs Self-Parody in "Ippatsu Hicchuu!! Devander" Preview

    OVA celebrates 50th anniversary of studio behind Speed Racer and Gatchaman

    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.

  • Tuesday May 29, 2012
  • Tatsunoko x NicoNico Store and Theater Open in Harajuku

    Collaboration with NicoNico Channel and legendary anime studio opens May 30th

    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!

  • Monday February 13, 2012
  • Tatsunoko Heroes Crossed With Animals to Produce Cute Hybrids

    Meet Mach WanWanWan, Nyashern, Tekkuma, and their friends

    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!