Stuf for Clubs
Newsletter, September 2009
Hey, Anime Fans!
autumn I find myself looking forward to one of my favorite holidays, Halloween
- and no, it’s not just for all the fun-sized candy that suddenly hits my local
grocery store shelves. I have a serious love for scary stories, and that
includes horror anime and manga series. So as All Hallows’ Eve creeps up, make
sure you snag a supply of frightfully good anime and manga to keep you company
on the upcoming chilly fall nights.
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Licensing and News Roundup
early September, A.D. Vision, Inc.
announced the completion of a series of transactions transferring licenses to AEsir Holdings, LLC and SXION 23, LLC, as well as Valkyrie Media Partners, LLC’s
acquisition of 100% equity position in Anime
Network, Inc. and Seraphim Studios,
LLC’s acquisition of Amusement Park Media. Shortly thereafter, SXION 23 (Section23) announced a number of Sentai
Filmworks November releases, Blue Drop
Complete Collection, Polyphonica
Complete Collection, Special A (S.A)
Collection 1, Tears To Tiara
Collection 1, You're Under Arrest
Season 2 Collection 1 and Sugar, A
Little Snow Fairy Collection 2. Section23 also announced Switchblade
Pictures’ November releases, Ki-Gai and
sci-fi thriller Nu-Meri ~ Book of the New
weekend, a number of companies announced the below new licenses at the New York Anime Festival.
Del Rey: Arisa, Code:Breaker, Here I Am! (Koko ni Iru Yo!),
Rave Master, Yokai Navi Runa.
FUNimation: Initial D, X TV/OVA.
Tokyopop: .hack//Link, Blood Honey, Croquis, Cute Demon,
Love Story in the Isolated
Island, Qwasar Stigmata,
Ratman, Songs and Laughter.
Vertical Press: Chi's Sweet Home, Needles, Peepo Choo, Twin Spica.
Viz Manga: Bakuman, Gente (Gente ~Ristorante no Hitobito~),
Grand Guignol Orchestra, Kamisama (Hajimemashite, Kamisama), Loups-Garous, The
Next Continent, Nice to Meet You, Toriko, What's the Answer (Kotae ha Mittsu).
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haven’t had the chance to listen to our latest Anime Today podcasts, you’ve been missing out!
our Anime Iowa Special, includes
on-the-spot interviews with Studio Capsule’s Emily DeJesus, voice actors Greg
Ayres and Robert Axelrod, and
attendees. I offer up a new “If…/Then”
featuring Kannagi, and Judy
tackles a question about Japan’s
perceptions of manga fans compared to anime fans.
The New York Anime Festvial programming
director, Peter Tatara, and
programming coordinator, Kim Mueller,
take a few moments to talk with Rich, Nick and Alison about the events and
guests planned for attendees in episode
101. The episode also includes a new review from Marie covering Natsuki Takaya’s Phantom Dream and music from Swinging Popsicles’ LOUD CUT.
In episode 102, voice actress Stephanie Sheh joins us to talk about
returning to her role in Eureka Seven, while Kris and Judy
discuss Japanese citizens’ concerns about Google Maps’ street view feature. The
episode also features tunes from mothercoat’s mama manner, interphone
catch up on the latest Anime Today, remember to visit us at http://www.rightstuf.com/rssite/animeToday/
where you can download both enhanced and audio only versions of our podcast!
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Stuf for Clubs Question of the Month Winner
Congratulations to Wendy M. from
the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library’s
Anime After School Club! Wendy’s the winner of our most recent Stuf for
Clubs giveaway and will soon receive a copy of the Gakuen Alice DVD Collection.
We’ll see you next