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Title: Anime Licensing Announcements
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aquastar831 - February 20, 2006 04:43 PM (GMT)
Since some of the licensing announcements are already about a year old and will start release soon, figure it was time to start a fresh new thread for anime and manga licenses.

Post new licensing news here in the thread and I will update this top post accordingly to make it easy to read for everyone.

2005-12-08 - Tsubasa Chronicles - Funimation (Anime Insider article & Shinsen Subs notice)
2006-01-06 - Full Moon Wo Sagashite - Viz Media (AnimeonDVD and ANN)
2006-02-06 - Prince of Tennis - Viz Media (AnimeonDVD and ANN)
2006-02-06 - Blood+ - Sony Pictures Entertainment (AnimeonDVD and ANN)
2006-02-14 - Crayon Shin-chan - Funimation (AnimeonDVD and ANN)
2006-02-18 - Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien - Funimation (Katsucon convention report)
2006-02-24 - Pretty Cure - 4Kids
2006-02-25 - This Ugly Yet Beautiful World - ADV Films
2006-03-08 - Bleach - Viz Media
2006-04-10 - Tactics - Manga Entertainment
2006-05-11 - Noein - Manga Entertainment
2006-05-11 - Tokko - Manga Entertainment
2006-05-19 - Kyo Kara Maoh Season 2 - Geneon
2006-05-26 - Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid - Funimation
2006-05-27 - Jinki:Extend - ADV Films
2006-06-03 - Comic Party Revolution - ADV Films
2006-06-04- Witchblade - Funimation
2006-06-11 - Zipang - Geneon Ent.

Anime Expo 2006 announcements:

2006-07-02 Nerima Daikon Brothers - ADV Films
2006-07-02 Pani Poni Dash - ADV Films
2006-07-02 Solty Rei - Funimation Productions
2006-07-02 Glass Fleet - Funimation Productions
2006-07-02 Disgaea - Geneon Ent. (confirmed)
2006-07-02 Black Lagoon - Geneon Ent.
2006-07-02 Cool Dimesnions - Geneon Ent.
2006-07-02 Hello Kitty Stump Village - Geneon Ent.
2006-07-02 Paradise Kiss - Geneon Ent.
2006-07-02 Gunbuster - Bandai Visual
2006-07-02 Wings of Rean - Bandai Visual

TnAdct1 - February 20, 2006 07:09 PM (GMT)
You missed one:

2006-02-14 - Crayon Shin-chan - Funimation (AnimeonDVD and ANN)

jopchan121 - February 25, 2006 03:38 AM (GMT)
Pretty Cure is doomed. It has been licensed by 4kids(AnimeOnDVD and ANN)

Za_Paper - March 1, 2006 07:00 PM (GMT)
Geneon has licensed the animes for Kamichu! and Ichigo Marshmallow.

aquastar831 - July 3, 2006 03:34 AM (GMT)
Anime Expo 2006 announcements:

ADV Films (so far) - Nerima Daikon Brothers, Pani Poni Dash
Funimation Productions - Solty Rei, Glass Fleet
Geneon Entertainment - Disgaea, Black Lagoon, Cool Dimensions, Hello Kitty Stump Village, Paradise Kiss
Bandai Visual - Gunbuster and Wings of Rean

lambchopsil - July 3, 2006 07:31 AM (GMT)
Ah, you got the Bandai Visual ones already...I didn't see them on the main site...

What is "Cool Dimensions"? I don't remember hearing about that one at the panel...

TnAdct1 - July 3, 2006 08:37 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (lambchopsil @ Jul 3 2006, 03:31 AM)
Ah, you got the Bandai Visual ones already...I didn't see them on the main site...

What is "Cool Dimensions"? I don't remember hearing about that one at the panel...

According to Anime on DVD, Cool Dimensions is a live-action movie.

Anyways, WOOT to ADV licensing the best anime of 2005, Pani Poni Dash.

lambchopsil - July 3, 2006 08:52 AM (GMT)
Ah, live-action...Yeah, I saw some of at the Geneon panel but I didn't write the titles down since they aren't anime...hehe

Ryokosha - July 24, 2006 05:29 PM (GMT)
2006-07-03 Clockwork Fighters Hiwou's War - Bandai Entertainment

2006-07-03 .hack//Roots - Bandai Entertainment

just heard about these ones today and didn't see them on any list.

Mystic_Vegetto - August 5, 2006 06:18 PM (GMT)
2 New License Announcements

Funimation Acquires School Rumble (2006-08-05 13:51:45)
At their 2006 Otakon panel, Funimation announced their license of the comedy series School Rumble. The company announced both the first and second seasons of the show, as well as the OVA; the series will begin releasing in 2007.

ADV to Release Utawarerumono (2006-08-05 12:41:20)
ADV announced that they have licensed Utawarerumono, which will be released in North America under the name Shadow Warrior Chronicles. It is expected to be released early 2007.

lambchopsil - August 5, 2006 06:19 PM (GMT)
Manga:

Tokyopop (2006-08-04): Heaven!!

Anime

Funimation: (2008-08-05): School Rumble (both seasons + OVA)

EDIT: Damn, Mystic beat me on School Rumble...

EDIT2:

Manga:

Broccoli Books: Disgaea 2

lambchopsil - August 6, 2006 01:56 AM (GMT)
More:

(2006-08-05)

Digital Manga - Flower of Life

ADV Films - Shin Angyo Onshi (will be released as Blade of the Phantom Mask)


jdennis007 - November 27, 2006 03:40 PM (GMT)
Manga
Seven Seas Entertainment has acquired the rights to He is My Master and Sota-kun no Akihabara Funtoki. Seven Seas is the company that does Aoi House, the strip at the end of NewType USA.
http://www.gomanga.com/news/press_028.php

Zap Electro - February 9, 2007 12:57 AM (GMT)
Itsudatte my Santa! by FunI

musashi - May 31, 2007 12:49 AM (GMT)
Guys, heard about this?

http://blog.newsarama.com/2007/05/30/this-...ire-cover-beat/

for I can say its just a public stunt , Culture Clash if you mind, since that
book as been replied was nothing to do with H but more of comedy. :(




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