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ADV picks up the Devil May Cry anime series

By Spencer . July 1, 2007 . 9:09pm

At Anime Expo ADV Films announced they have acquired the rights to the twelve episode Devil May Cry anime series. This isn’t the first video game anime series ADV has the rights to. Last week ADV Films announced they picked up the Xenosaga anime and the first DVD will arrive in stores this September.   […]

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Anime explodes onto the Xbox Live Video Marketplace this week

By Spencer . June 13, 2007 . 5:17pm

Starting this week anime titles from Geneon and Funimation will be available to purchase on the Xbox Live Video Marketplace if you are in the USA. The first batch of shows are: Guyver Trinity Blood Gunslinger Girl Speed Grapher Basilisk Saiyuki Kiddy Grade Gankutsuou – The Count of Monte Cristo Desert Punk Last Exile Rumbling […]

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Geneon and FUNimation join the Xbox Live Video marketplace

By Spencer . June 4, 2007 . 11:01am

More anime is coming to Xbox Live starting on June 12th when FUNimation, Geneon and ADV Films begin selling their shows on the Xbox 360. Anime that will air on the Xbox Live Video Marketplace are:   FUNimation Samurai 7 Trinity Blood Gunslinger Girl Basilisk   Geneon Entertainment Gun Sword Last Exile Gankutsuou: The Count […]

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Watch: Disgaea anime trailer in English

By Spencer . December 11, 2006 . 10:26am

On January 9, 2007 Geneon is releasing the first disc of the Disgaea anime series. Oriental Light and Magic based the anime series off of Laharl’s adventures in the first game. There are some changes from Nippon Ichi’s plot line such as Maharl, a girl who is supposedly Laharl’s sister who is in the anime. […]

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Hellsing Ultimate OVA finally coming out in December

By Spencer . November 21, 2006 . 3:44pm

Fans of Hellsing have been waiting for the release of Hellsing Ultimate in North America. While Geneon brought the anime out many months ago, Hellsing Ultimate sticks closer to the manga series that creator Kouta Hirano originally designed. The North American cast from Hellsing has been reassembled for the OVA, which goes in stores on […]

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Ergo Proxy, the next big anime series?

By Rosamond . July 17, 2006 . 8:17am

One of the highly anticipated new anime series at Anime Expo was Geneon Entertainment’s latest psychological thriller, “Ergo Proxy”. This series is set in a utopian society of Romdo where humans and androids, known as autoreivs, live in peace. Harmony is disrupted when a government secret experiment on a humanoid lifeform called Proxy escapes. Female […]

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Anime industry executives on the state of piracy

By Spencer . July 12, 2006 . 12:19pm

Piracy has been a rising problem for entertainment media for a number of years. While the MPAA and RIAA are gong after end users and pirate organizations, the anime industry has a different approach. Titles are typically released by fansubbers way before they are licensed outside of Japan and there is “a new generation born […]

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Limited edition X box set gets an early release at Anime Expo

By Spencer . June 15, 2006 . 10:28am

Geneon is re-releasing X the TV series in a limited edition five disc box set. X: Re-Mix has a different video encode than the original DVDs, a new audio mix and an extra episode entitled “An Omen”. A few of these box sets will have a velvet cover with a gold X on the front […]

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Eureka Seven is not a hit in the US

By Spencer . May 30, 2006 . 12:15pm

The newest addition to the adult swim anime block, Eureka Seven, was banished to a 1:30AM time slot instead of its previous 12AM position on Saturday nights. Reruns of Ghost in the Shell start taking up the time slot in two weeks followed by Samurai Champloo and Cowboy Bebop. This is the first time in […]

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Paranoia Agent on Adult Swim fix

By Spencer . May 23, 2006 . 8:00am

Now anime fans don’t have to tough out late nights to catch Paranoia Agent. The thirteen episode series is now playing on adult swim fix starting with the first episode “Enter Lil’ Slugger”. The story is about the mystery of Lil’ Slugger a young boy who rides on rollerblades and attacks people with a golden […]

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Rise of the underworld! Lots of info on the Disgaea series

By Spencer . May 11, 2006 . 12:10am

NIS America plans to release Disgaea 2 coming out this August and we have some new media of the game below. Also we got more information about the anime that Geneon is producing. Like Disgaea 2 the anime series will have the same voice cast from the first game. So all of the voices you […]

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Samurai Champloo box set coming soon

By Spencer . April 7, 2006 . 9:42am

If you missed the run of Samurai Champloo on adult swim, you can catch the journey of Mugen, Jin and Fuu in a single collection. Coming this summer is a Samurai Champloo box set released by Geneon. The set contains all of the 26 episodes of the series in one handy dandy collection. Currently the […]

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Viewtiful Joe Volume 1

By Spencer . March 9, 2006 . 5:39pm

The comic book loving super hero moves into the anime arena thanks to Group TAC (Saiyuki) and Geneon. If you haven’t played any of the games don’t worry, the series starts back in the real world with Joe and his girlfriend Silvia. It’s an average day where Silvia thinks she’s going to be swept off […]

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More Disgaea anime details

By Spencer . February 17, 2006 . 3:21pm

NIS America has lifted the lid on the Disgaea anime. We’ve previously featured the trailer, but now we have more details about it. The series is rather short only, twelve episodes to chronicle Laharl’s quest to rise as king of the Underworld. We’ve already mentioned that Oriental Light and Magic is handling the animation, but […]

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Samurai Champloo Volume 4

By Spencer . January 26, 2006 . 2:30pm

Mugen, Jin and Fuu continue their search for the samurai who smells of sunflowers, but they don’t get any real clues in episodes 7 & 8. In episode seven Fuu plays damsel in distress again. Before she can even get kidnapped by the thief, he steals all of their money. Soon Fuu learns there is […]