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Right Stuf/ Nozomi Launch Mobile Sites for ASTRO BOY & BOOGIEPOP

By JoshB on October 11, 2009

GRIMES, IA, October 8, 2009 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to launch mobile sites for two fan-favorite series, ASTRO BOY ( http://astroboy.rightstuf.com/m/ ) and BOOGIEPOP PHANTOM (http://boogiepop.rightstuf.com/m/ ).

RIGHT STUF & NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announce Art of ARIA The NATURAL Lithograph: “Those Nightshine Chimes”

By JoshB on October 01, 2009

GRIMES, IA, October 1, 2009 – Anime producer and online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division are pleased to announce the first release in its “Art of” series of anime lithograph prints. The Art of ARIA The NATURAL Lithograph: “Those Nightshine Chimes” will be available on December 8, 2009.

VIZ MEDIA RELEASES THE TEENAGE NINJA ACTION ADVENTURE OF NARUTO SHIPPUDEN THE MOVIE ON DVD THIS FALL

By JoshB on September 17, 2009

San Francisco, CA, September 16, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the DVD release of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN THE MOVIE on November 10th. The new film is the fourth in the NARUTO movie series, is rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens, and will have an MSRP of $24.92 U.S. / $35.99 CAN.

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF BLEACH THE MOVIE 2: THE DIAMONDDUST REBELLION ON DVD

By JoshB on September 02, 2009

San Francisco, CA, September 1, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the upcoming DVD release of BLEACH THE MOVIE 2: The DiamondDust Rebellion on September 8th; it will carry an MSRP of $29.92 US / $49.99 CAN, and is rated ‘T’ for Teens.

San Francisco, CA, August 27, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, will release the Uncut DVD Box Set for the animated romantic rock and rol

By JoshB on August 28, 2009

San Francisco, CA, August 27, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, will release the Uncut DVD Box Set for the animated romantic rock and roll melodrama, NANA, on September 8th. The 3-disc set featuring 12 episodes will be rated ‘M’ for Mature Audiences and carry an MSRP of $59.90 U.S. / $85.99 CAN. The first box set will also include an exclusive NANA guitar pick.

Japanese Animation and Manga Powerhouses Acquire Top European Distributors

By JoshB on August 28, 2009

The Japanese manga and animation powerhouses Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc. and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd. (Shogakukan & Shueisha Group) announced today their joint acquisition of Kaze S.A.S. (Kaze) and Anime Virtual S.A. (Anime Virtual), two of Europe’s leading distributors and licensees of Japanese animation. With this acquisition, the group positions itself as a major multi-media force throughout Europe for manga-based Japanese animation and entertainment. Paris-based subsidiary VIZ Media Europe (VME, President, John P. Easum) will helm the group’s Europe activities, with Kaze and Anime Virtual now part of its stable.

INUYASHA now available on iTunes!

By JoshB on July 25, 2009

San Francisco, CA, JULY, 22, 2009 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced today the exclusive availability of its popular INUYASHA animated series on the iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com) in the US and the iTunes Store (www.itunes.ca) in Canada. iTunes is launching with episodes 1-13 for $1.99 per episode or $22.99 for one full season. More episodes will be added at future dates. Find out more at www.itunes.com/tv/inuyasha.
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