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Rejoice! Kite film remake is "groundbreaking" & "not 3D"


Nov 02
// OxKing
Earlier this week, I posted up a news story about the new live-action Kite adaption being manned by director of Shark Night 3D and Snakes on a Plane fame David R. Ellis. If anything, I was just a bit skeptical on this adaptio...
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Licensing SQUID: Media Blasters acquires Squid Girl


Jun 14
// Josh Tolentino
No, I'm not squiddin' you! The fine humans at Media Blasters have officially become race traitors, and chosen to aid and abet the invasion of mankind by the lifeform known as Squid Girl. We're all doomed! The blood of billion...
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Set blood to 'hot'! Media Blasters grabs Mazinkaiser SKL


Dec 02
// Josh Tolentino
Are the giant robot stylings of this season's Super Robot Wars anime not MANLY enough for your tastes? You want that frosted-hair pansy in Alt Eisen to get a proper ass-kicking for not being MANLY enough?Then you're in luck, ...
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Media Blasters can't seem to quit yaoi manga


Nov 22
// Brad Rice
AnimeonDVD caught a tweet from the Media Blasters folks, citing that they're returning to the yaoi manga game in 2011, and that after New Year's, they'll be announcing their full lineup. Hooray, more boy's love! But what does...
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Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit rescued, taken to Bluray


Nov 21
// Josh Tolentino
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit was pretty good, for what I saw of it. Out in the days of Lucky Star, it was a reasonably serious anime (unlike Lucky Star) under the aegis of Production I.G. and the direction of Kenji Kamiya...
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Media Blasters cancels some DVDs


Oct 16
// Crystal White
To be specific, Media Blasters is canceling Kanokon DVD volumes #2 and #3. The company made the surprise (and unfortunate) announcement via their Twitter on Thursday afternoon. But there's still hope. While Media Bl...
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Media Blasters to blast DVD-quality streams of horny vids


May 14
// Dale North
HHHNNNNGGGGG! QUEEN'S BLADE AND IKKI TOUSEN BLASTING TO MY EYEBALLS.Media Blasters is getting into the streaming game. A free streaming service will let you see some horny sh*t in high quality, alongside previews of upcoming ...
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Media Blasters going with box sets for future releases


Apr 17
// Josh Tolentino
Business is tough in the anime industry. What with the lean economy and the whole thing with the anime bubble bursting, publishers everywhere that don't have their claws in some kind of sure-win property are scrambling to ada...
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Media Blasters cuts staff by nearly 25%, rescheds titles


Mar 09
// Brad Rice
While the manga business seems to be growing to allow more competitors in, the anime front is seeing more troubled times. Starting last Friday, anime/manga licensor and distributor Media Blasters had to lay off or furlough (s...
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Media Blasters is bringing back Record of Lodoss War!


Feb 19
// Colette Bennett
Well, all I know is, when I watched Record of Lodoss War back in the deliciously awesome anime years of the nineties, Deedlit did not look like THAT. I mean, she was hot, but good lord ... talk about an upgrade. Anyway, we he...
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Media Blasters announces Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei for May


Feb 18
// Ben Huber
The licensing of Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei has been something that's been rumored for a while now (and Media Blasters wasn't talking), but we can finally put that to rest: Media Blasters has officially announced that Volume 1 ...
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Television gets cozy with its anime block: Moribito and Gundam 00 return!


Jun 21
// Brad Rice
First up, Nebs has spotted that Bandai's Moribito will be returning with episode 11, the first new one in a while, on August 22nd. Last weekend, Adult Swim began rebroadcasting the series, and so it looks like that the schedu...
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Media Blasters grabs my Blade of the Immortal, Del Rey goes Samurai Deeper Kyo


Jun 14
// Brad Rice
I've got to make the news interesting somehow, right? Well, first up is this bit from Nebs: Media Blasters has grabbed the license for Blade of the Immortal, a series about, you guessed it, a man who can't die by the sword. T...
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Moribito returns to Adult Swim!


May 11
// God Len
Of course, the panel that I decide not to go to, the Media Blasters’ industry panel, is the only one with an important announcement; just my luck. Anyways, otaku freedom fighter Nebs did go to the panel, and told the wo...
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Alteil selling postcard set for Child's Play charity


Dec 09
// Brad Rice
For those of you gunning through Alteil, just wanted to pass along a little bit of info to you all: Media Blasters is selling off some rather sexy-looking postcards in order to raise money for Child's Play, Penny Arcade's not...
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Tokyo Gore Police trailer features Tokyo, Gore, and yes; POLICE (who uses swords!).


Aug 12
// Red Veron
 I've only recently discovered the goodness of B-Movie style Japanese movies in the recent US release of The Machine Girl, which has left thirsting for more. Thankfully, we get another bloody shot from Tokyo Shock, the s...
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Otakon '08: Blast off with Media Blasters


Aug 08
// John Martone
Same room as FUNi, minutes later. Len is complaining because Dale didn't lambast the Ouran Host Club trailer. The death of panels are people without the ability to articulate english phrases, but these guys are hilarious. Se...
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Alteil finally launches on Friday


Jul 09
// Brad Rice
If you've been following Alteil recently, then you'll be happy to know of this little brief that Media Blasters dropped in our mailbox: the site is set to fully open Friday, July 11th. The online card game has been a point o...
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AnimeNEXT 08: Media Blasters panel


Jun 22
// Brad Rice
I'll admit -- the Media Blasters panel was a little less than exciting this year. They don't do panels all that often, and so to do this one, and repeatedly say that you've got no acquisitions to announce, why hold the panel ...
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Go, Lion! Preorders open for the original Voltron


Apr 04
// Zero-chan
Do you like Voltron? Of course you do, everyone does! And chances are you've heard about GoLion, the original Japanese version, which has been licensed and planned for release by Media Blasters. It's been a while since they a...
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Media Blasters announces their early 2008 releases


Jan 15
// Brad Rice
For those long winter nights, there's nothing better to do than cuddle up with your loved one (or body pillow), and put on some J-Horror. Media Blasters has announced their releases for the first quarter o...
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Media Blasters licensing Doujin Work


Nov 11
// Brad Rice
Over at AnimeOnDVD's forums, they've got plenty of industry reps talking in there. Specifically, in their Media Blasters discussion page, a rep has mentioned that they're currently dubbing several works, including...

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