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HIDIVE introduces anime dubcast initiative

North American anime streaming service HIDIVE has announced a new initiative to offer English dubbed content shortly after its Japanese broadcast. Called Dubcasts, the aim is to provide localized material within two weeks of its debut in Japanese. The first Dubcast title will be Devil’s Line. Set in a shadowy, often violent world where vampires repress their bloodlust to survive alongside ...

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Sentai Filmworks Planning to Phase Out DVD

If you’re sitting on an extensive DVD anime collection and are planning on adding a few titles to it, you may want to act fast as anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has confirmed plans to phase out the DVD format from their lineup. You don’t actually have to go full-on panic mode and buy every missing gap in your collection right now, though. Sentai Filmworks is doing a gradual phase out of ...

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Sentai Filmworks Announces Norn9 and Phantasy Star Anime Adaptations

Sentai Filmworks has recently acquired the rights to produce anime adaptations of the graphic novel ‘Norn9’ and the famous MMORPG ‘Phantasy Star Online 2’. The two series will be launching this January in Japan and home video releases will follow through select digital outlets. Norn9 is about Sorata Suzuhara, a 12-year-old boy who’s transported to an alternate time and a different ...

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Sentai Filmworks Acquires Reideen Anime

Sentai Filmworks has just announced that they have acquired the license for the 2007 remake of the classic super robot anime Brave Reideen, which is titled Reideen. The series will be made available soon via select digital outlets and a video release at a later date. The official synopsis: ...

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Sentai Filmworks Acquires Samurai Jam-Bakumatsu Rock License

Sentai Filmworks has recently announced that they have acquired the license for the bishonen rock comedy series Samurai Jam-Bakumatsu Rock-, which is directed by Itsuro Kawasaki (Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father!, Arc the Lad), with series composition by Mitsutaka Hirota (The Prince of Tennis II, X-Men), art direction by Tsutomu Nishikura (Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino, Inazuma Eleven) and ...

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Sentai Filmworks Signs Licensing Deal with Tatsunoko Production

Sentai Filmworks has recently announced that they have signed a new licensing deal with iconic animation studio Tatsunoko Production. Tatsunoko is most famous all over the world for the Gatchaman series (G-Force, Battle of the Planets in other territories), which has also garnered a lot of hype lately due to the upcoming live-action adaptation. ...

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Sentai Filmworks Acquires Leviathan ~ The Last Defense ~ Anime

Leading anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has recently acquired the 13 episode anime Leviathan ~ The Last Defense ~, which is also known by the name Zettai Boei Leviatan. Sentai Filmworks is planning to release the series through certain digital outlets soon, followed later in the year by a home video release. Leviathan ~ The Last Defense ~ is directed by Kenichi Yatani (Tenchi Muyo OVA, ...

Sentai Filmworks Acquires Flowers of Evil Anime
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Sentai Filmworks Acquires Flowers of Evil Anime

Anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has recently acquired the rights to the Flowers of Evil anime, and is planning to release the 13 episode “corrupt pure-love story” series via select digital outlets. A home video release is also planned for later this year. The Flowers of Evil anime is based on the manga by Shuzo Oshimi, Flowers of Evil is directed by Hiroshi Nagahama (Mushi-Shi, Detroit ...

Sentai Filmworks Licenses AMNESIA
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Sentai Filmworks Licenses AMNESIA

Anime giant Sentai Filmworks has recently announced that they have acquired the licens to Otomate’s PSP-based female audience romance game, AMNESIA. Their current plans for the series include availability through select digital outlets, as well as a home video release later this year. ...

Psychic Detective Yakumo Licensed by Sentai Filmworks
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Psychic Detective Yakumo Licensed by Sentai Filmworks

Anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has recently announced that they have acquired the license of the 13-episode mystery anime titled Psychic Detective Yakumo, which is based on the novel by Manabu Kaminaga. Produced by Bee Train, Psychic Detective Yakumo is directed by Tomoyuki Kurokawa (Murder Princess), with series composition by Hiroyuki Kawasaki (Blade of the Immortal) and sound direction by ...

Sentai Filmworks Confirms Intrigue in the Bakumatsu
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Sentai Filmworks Licenses Intrigue in the Bakumatsu

Anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has recently announced their acquisition of Intrigue in the Bakumatsu ~ Irohanihoheto. The 26 episode Samurai series from Sunrise and Ryosuke Takahashi (Gasaraki, Armored Trooper VOTOMS) is scheduled for release through select digital channels soon, with a home release to follow. ...

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