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Typhoon Noruda to hit US via Sentai Filmworks

Sentai Filmworks is bringing the film Typhoon Noruda to US shores, the 2015 movie is directed by former Studio Ghibli animator Yujio Arai ( From Up On Poppy Hill, Secret World of Arriety). Its character designer and Animation dire...

 
 
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Blade and Soul licensed by Sentai Filmworks

It's Thursday which means that it's new license announcement day for Sentai Filmworks. I kid of course because just about every day is 'new license announcement' day for Sentai. Today though is extra special because out of all the new title...

 
 
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Sentai Filmworks announces Amnesia dub cast and release date

Would you believe me if I said that I had forgotten about this series up till now? No seriously, I remember watching some of this series when it first premiered but around the halfway mark I dropped it and never thought of it again until ye...

 
 
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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 will get the usua...

 
 
 
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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 enjoy it, it's...

 
 
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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 airy art style ...

 
 
 
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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, Gatchaman Crowds,...

 
 
 
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Review: Maria Holic

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....

 
 
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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 soon, with a bi...

 
 
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Save big with the latest sale at Right Stuf

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, Se...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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 magical mecha po...

 
 
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Sentai licenses Magical Warfare because sure, why not?

Briefly: Sentai Filmworks' latest grab this season is the magic-themed action anime Magical Warfare. I'll be honest though: I have no clue if the show is any good, as I haven't watched it (although I've caught a few details from other folks...

 
 
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Sentai licenses Engaged to the Unidentified

Sentai Filmworks have once again thrown caution to the wind, having licensed yet another anime before it's even aired, namely Engaged to the Unidentified -- a 12-episode series based on a four-koma manga of the same name. A bit of a mo...

 
 
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Sentai Filmworks licenses Familiar of Zero Season One

In a move that pleased me to no end, Sentai Filmworks now has the digital, DVD and Blu-Ray to the first season of Familiar of Zero, known as Zero no Tsukaima to long time fans. Originally licensed by Geneon and then shortly available throug...

 
 
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Nadia: The Secret of the Blue Water licensed by Sentai

Once again, Sentai is sweeping the field and grabbing anime licenses -- but wait! This one is definitely different from the last few. Sentai Filmworks has licensed Gainax's classic series Nadia: The Secret of the Blue Water! The re-licensed...

 
 
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Sentai fields an army for Girls und Panzer dub cast

Sentai Filmworks has announced English vocal cast for Girls und Panzer. It's not really my bag to follow all the dub acting news, but this list is pretty impressive, both in name recognition and in length. Like the Japanese dub, which ...

 
 
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Log Horizon is Sentai's latest license

Next up on the buffet of anime: Log Horizon. The MMO-themed anime has been fairly popular this season, and it looks like Sentai noticed, as they have officially licensed it. I've heard several comparisons to Sword Art Online, but better! If...

 
 
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Little Busters! Refrain licensed by Sentai

Sentai has licensed Little Busters! Refrain! No one is really surprised, since Sentai did license the first season of Little Busters!, but now they've got the sequel under their belt too. They continue to pick up lots of anime that (from wh...

 
 
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Sentai nabs glasses anime MEGANEBU!

Sentai Filmworks adds another feather to their cap with their latest pickup: MEGANEBU! The glasses-themed anime will soon show up on "select digital outlets" and will be released on physical media in 2014. It's got hot pink and hot boys, so...

 
 
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Sentai licenses Non Non Biyori

Sentai is busy picking up even more titles from this season's showings, adding Non Non Biyori to its offerings. This show about cute girls doing cute things will be available in digital outlets shortly, and see a DVD release sometime n...

 
 
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Sentai Filmworks licenses Outbreak Company

More licensing announcements, folks! Sentai Filmworks has picked up the recent Outbreak Company! The series just started airing on October 3rd and Crunchyroll has also been simulcasting it. Sentai says they'll also be releasing it through "...

 
 
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Phi-Brain Season 3 licensed by Sentai Filmworks

If you've been following the seemingly complicated Phi-Brain narrative and are waiting for an English release of Season 3, the wait is over. Sentai Filmworks announced today it has acquired the rights for distribution, with digital download...

 
 
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Licensing GET! Sentai obtains Infinite Stratos 2

The glorious Sentai Empire is up to no good again, since they are preemptively grabbing shows like crazy. This time around, they have got their hands on the second season of Infinite Stratos, the next "exciting" conclusion in the mecha musu...

 
 
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Review: Godannar Complete DVD Collection

The robot genre has changed in many ways over the years. For one thing, the stories have become more complicated, incorporating social commentary in an effort to appeal to wider audiences beyond children who are impressed with shiny metal t...

 
 
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Sentai licenses Golden Time and Diabolik Lovers

It's a double dose of licensing news for Sentai Filmworks, just a week ahead of New York Comic Con: they're bringing us both Golden Time and Diabolik Lovers. Golden Time is a law-school based romance, featuring your oh-so-typical ...

 
 
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Sentai Filmworks licenses the original Casshan

Casshan has returned! The original 1973 anime series, from famed Tatsunoko Productions, will be arriving here in the US on both DVD & Blu-ray in 2014, as well as a "select digital outlets" this year. That means you'll finally be able to...

 
 
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Review: Phi Brain volume 1

Over the years that I've been an avid anime viewer, I ran across my fair share of strange shows. Some of them are very remarkable, in that usual freakish Japanese way that all of us are familiar with. Then there are the plain weird ones. Ph...

 
 
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Girls und Panzer's gets a new trailer with English voice

I wasn't prepared to love Girls und Panzer as much as I did. The combination of a great female cast, fantastically choreographed action, and a tight underdog story won me over in no time at all. A huge high school girl cast means it'll be ...

 
 
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Gatchaman joins the Crunchyroll Crowd this Friday

The Gatchaman news just keeps coming! After revealing some information on the Super Science Ninja Team's suits and powers, Crunchyroll has announced their simulcast plans. Ready for the long wait? Since I'm sure you already got your popcorn...

 
 
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Sentai Filmworks licences Fate/Kaleid magical girl series

Earlier today, I watched the first episode of Fate/Stay Night spin-off, Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya. It's cute, a bit weird, and the faces seem kind of off. All told, I actually enjoyed it more than I was expecting to, so keep an eye for...

 
 
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AX '13: Sentai and Tatsunoko make friendly, nabs 11 shows

One of the big splashes Sentai Filmworks made at its AX panel earlier today was the announcement that it's worked out a licensing deal with Tatsunoko productions to bring a portion of their library over to the US in some form and fashion. S...

 
 
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License Reminder! Sentai gets Di Gi Charat and Gatchaman

Actually, Sentai has already talked about their plans for both shows already at their panel during Anime Boston 2013. However, they decided to make their announcement more official by reminding us in a more professional manner. On the ...

 
 
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Yikes, Kids on the Slope's Blu-ray set gets recalled

[Update: A link to the replacement form for Kids on the Slope has been posted.] Don't you hate it when a home release of your favorite anime series goes through a major issue? Luckily, Sentai has noticed an issue with their Blu-ray set for ...

 
 
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Licensing GET: Sentai grabs The Garden of Words

After all of these Sentai license attacks that have been going on lately, they are now ready for their ultimate strike. This time around, Sentai is going to plant The Garden of Words in North American shores. Since it's a great treat to see...

 
 
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Licensing GET: Sentai marries Samurai Bride and more

As Sentai continues to fire their Wave Motion Licensing Gun at unsuspecting anime shows, the empire's ruler is in need of a bride that will take the title of queen. Luckily for them, they have obtain the license to Samurai Bride, which happ...

 
 




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Little Witch Academia (Season 1) "My name is Akko and I love to get Wakko"

 

Japanator Unboxing: TokyoTreat - February 2017"Sweet Strawberry, Savory Seafood"

 

Digimon Adventure tri: Reunion Blu-Ray Set"A New Digi-Adventure Emerges!"

 

Boruto: Naruto the Movie Blu-ray Set"The New Generation hits Blu-Ray!"

 

Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa)"Can I ask you your name?"

 

Ghost in the Shell"Cyber-Bodied"

 

Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale"Is this the (Augmented) Real Life?"

 

One Piece Film Gold"Welcome to Grand Tesoro!"

 

Kaiju Girls"Unleash your inner Monster Soul"

 

Orange"Would you change your past?"

 

God Eater 2: Rage Burst"New Look, Same Great Taste"

 

A.W. Phoenix Festa"Bland Stories & Battles"

 
 
 
 
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