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6:30 PM on 04.23.2014

Sentai Filmworks has No Game, No Life

Sentai Filmworks has kept the Japanator staff plenty busy this season by announcing license after license. Earlier today they sent out another press release announcing their latest acquisition, No Game, No Life. The series wi...

LB Bryant


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2:00 AM on 04.17.2014

Sentai Filmworks swoops in and makes a damsel out of Kamigami no Asobi

Adding to their recent list of acquisitions, Sentai Filmworks has licensed Kamigami no Asobi, a reverse harem darling that Karen, L.B., and myself all agree is full of pretty men and worth watching, especially for the male tr...

Brittany Vincent

5:00 PM on 04.15.2014

Sentai Filmworks brings over Love Lab

Hello! Welcome back, Sentai, it's good to see you again. What can I do for you today? Ah, you'd like to license Love Lab? An excellent choice! Let me just wrap that up for you and we'll get you on your way! I'm certain you'll...

Ben Huber

4:00 PM on 03.27.2014

Sentai Filmworks nabs One Week Friends for Distribution

There's no stopping the train of spring acquisitions by Sentai Filmworks, as they nab One Week Friends (Isshukan Friends in Japanese). An anime adaptation of a manga by a fairly new author, Hazuki Maccha's uniquely light and ...

Dae Lee

6:00 PM on 03.26.2014

Sentai Filmworks grabs The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior

After announcing their license of Haikyuu yesterday, Sentai Filmworks isn't content to just sit back. They're keeping the momentum going with yet another license announcement today in the form of the new anime series The...

LB Bryant

5:30 PM on 03.25.2014

Sentai licenses Haikyuu!!; announce July slate

Earlier today, Sentai Filmworks & Section23 Films unveiled their release schedule for the month of July. It's a pretty hefty list, and includes titles such as Devil Survivor 2, Photo Kano, Yuyushiki, Snafu, To Love Ru, Ga...

Tim Sheehy

2:00 PM on 03.20.2014

Sentai Filmworks licenses Problem children are coming from another world, aren't they?

It's been awhile since we've heard a license announcement from Sentai Filmworks. As in a couple of weeks which you have to admit is pretty weird for the Texas company. Generally they're popping out press releases like nobody'...

LB Bryant



Review: Maria Holic photo
Review: Maria Holic
by LB Bryant

Released by Sentai Filmworks, Maria Holic is a Shaft series from way back in 2008. The series takes place at the all girls Ame no Kisaki academy where Kanoko has just transferred in hopes of finding her one true love. Yes, she is a lesbian. A very perverted one at that, but we'll get to that later. 

Upon entering the school grounds, Kanako meets a variety of other students including a beautiful new first-year named Maria. At first the two get along great and Kanako believes that she may have found her true love right away... until she finds out Maria's big secret: she is actually a guy crossdressing as a female and Maria will do anything to make sure that this secret doesn't get out, including moving into the same dorm room as Kanako to keep a close eye on her.

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6:00 PM on 03.01.2014

Sentai licenses Katsuhiro Otomo's Short Peace

Short Peace has finally been licensed -- it took long enough! Katushiro Otomo's anthology featuring his work along with several other skilled directors has been picked up by Sentai Filmworks. It'll release on digital outlets ...

Ben Huber



Save big with the latest sale at Right Stuf photo
Save big with the latest sale at Right Stuf
by Pedro Cortes

Hark, what is that sound? That's the sound of money not flooding out of your wallet. It's a sound that comes with sales, like the one currently going on at the RightStuf. The retailer's current big sale features titles from Maiden Japan, Section 23 Films, Sentai Filmworks, basically anything that used have something to do with ADV. Titles are being sold at 40 percent off MSRP. Highlights include Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Complete Collection on Blu-ray for $59.99, The Familiar of Zero Season One on Blu-ray for $35.99, Another Complete on Blu-ray for $41.99 and a ton more. The sale ends March 7, 2014.

Man, these are some pretty solid prices. A bunch of the pre-orders are significantly less than Amazon, which usually has the best prices for BDs. Even if you have Amazon Prime, the prices for a lot of these titles will be cheaper. If you've been holding off on getting stuff from any of the included companies, I say dive in now!

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12:00 PM on 02.22.2014

Sentai Filmworks announces From The New World dub cast

With the DVD/Blu-ray release due out on April 15th, Sentai Filmworks has revealed who will be featured in the dub cast of From The New World. Originally simulcast on Crunchyroll in the autumn of 2012, fans of this series have been chomping at the bit to get their hands on this release and finally they will be able to. 

LB Bryant





4:30 PM on 01.22.2014

Sentai retains Wizard Barristers for home video

In case you didn't know, Yasuomi Umetsu, the creator of Kite and Mezzo DSA, has a new TV series on the air called Wizard Barristers. It's a mix of criminal procedural, perky anime girls, big budget explosions, and m...

Jeff Chuang