Aniplex of America Announces Discontinuance of Several Products

Aniplex of America Announces Discontinuance of Several Products

Aniplex of America has announced that the company will be discontinuing sales of eight products on October 31, 2014. Fans who may have been waiting to purchase these items are encouraged to make their purchases before this date as no new orders will be taken for these following SKUs and will no longer be available through official retailers:

AOA-1801: Blue Exorcist DVD Volume 1[DVD released in…

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Weekly Shonen Jump Volume 138 (September 29, 2014)

Weekly Shonen Jump Volume 138 (September 29, 2014)

This issue includes chapters for World Trigger, Naruto, Sporting Salt, Toriko, Nisekoi: False Love, Hi-Fi Cluster, and Bleach. In addition, this issue includes the first chapter for eIDLIVE, the fourth title in the Weekly Shonen Jump “Jump Start” initiative.

For the series that carried over from previous issues I’ve read, I tried to put a little more focus in my write-ups about the progression of…

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The CW Brings an End to the Vortexx Programming Block

The CW Brings an End to the Vortexx Programming Block

The CW’s Vortexx Saturday morning programming block came to an end on September 27, 2014. As of October 4, 2014, the block will be airing a live-action E/I block.

Vortexx replaced the CW’s former Saturday morning block, Toonzai, on August 25, 2012. This change took place after 4Kids Entertainment, the original North American rights holder for the Yu-Gi-Oh!franchise that programmed Toonzai, filed…

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Kickstarter Campaign Launched for Art of Making Santa Company A Complete Guide

Kickstarter Campaign Launched for Art of Making Santa Company A Complete Guide

KENJI STUDIO and AWESOME JAPAN are pleased to announce the launch for the Kickstarter campaign for Art of Making Santa Company A Complete Guide. According to the campaign, this guide is a first-of-its-kind that will cover behind the scenes of Japanese anime production, from planning to completion. Materials that are normally closed to the public such as raw PSD files and storyboards used in the…

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FUNimation to Stream Buddy Complex Conclusion Specials

FUNimation to Stream Buddy Complex Conclusion Specials

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will be streaming the two-part conclusion to the Buddy Complex anime, Buddy Complex: Into the Skies of Tomorrow.

The first half is now available for streaming for FUNimation’s subscribers and the second half will launch for subscribers on September 30, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

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VIZ Media and ReedPOP Present Takeshi Obata at 2014 New York Comic Con

VIZ Media and ReedPOP Present Takeshi Obata at 2014 New York Comic Con

VIZ Media and ReedPOP welcome manga artist Takeshi Obata for his first-ever U.S. personal appearance. His visit is co-presented by The Japan Foundation.

Obata, the artist behind such series as Death Note, Bakuman., Hikaru no Go, and All You Need Is Kill appear at several events during the 2014 New York Comic Con, which is taking place October 9-12, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

Duri…

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14 hours ago  #manga #New York Comic Con #ReedPOP #Takeshi Obata #Viz Media 

Anime Spotlight: Re: Hamatora

Anime Spotlight: Re: Hamatora

Introduction

Re: Hamatora is the second season of the Hamatora television anime series. This season was produced by Lerche, and was directed by Seiji Kishi. The series aired on Japanese television from July 8-September 23, 2014.

As of this writing, Crunchyroll holds the North American streaming license for Re: Hamatora.

About Re: Hamatora

The world of Hamatorais set in Yokohama in 2014, and in…

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Re: Hamatora: Episode 12 - “Resolution [EGO]”

Re: Hamatora: Episode 12 – “Resolution [EGO]“

Re: Hamatora is the second season of the Hamatora television anime series. This season begins three months after the end of the first season, and the Hamatora detective agency is still taking on cases that come their way.

Episode 12 opens with Art having a flashback of his time at Facultas Academy when he was younger, as well as what happened to Art when he was shot by Moral in the first season of

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