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Starting today, VIZ Media will simulcast the most-recent episodes of the anime series Naruto Shippuden on the Hulu Plus subscription service. Subscribers can watch new episodes of the series in high-definition just an hour after the broadcast debut in Japan, starting with episode 245. New episodes will be broadcast weekly. [...]
Leading digital media retailer Barnes & Noble has announced a new partnership with manga (Japanese comics/graphic novels) distribution and publishing powerhouse VIZ Media to bring digitized versions of top titles to Nook Tablet and Nook Color customers. Available now, the VIZ collections includes 18 series comprising 107 volumes from its [...]
Before you think you’ve got your plans for Comic-Con worked out — there’s even more stuff being announced for the 41st edition, set for July 21-24. For a shortcut to all the animation-tagged programming at the convention, click here. http://comic-con.org/cci/cci_search_results.php?strShow=30&chkCat=278 And don’t forget to stop by booth 1535 and say [...]
America’s favorite hillbilly squids are back. Leading this week’s animation-related home video releases is Squidbillies, Vol. 4 (Warner Bros., $19.97), collecting all 10 episodes from the Adult Swim series’ fifth season on two discs. Bonus features include the featurette Behind the Scenes of “America: Why I Love Her,” Jesco White Voice Record [...]
VIZ Media will help raise funds for Japanese disaster relief using Takehiko Inoeu’s Smile: Pray of Japan illustrations on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad in North America. The famous manga artist’s illustrations will be available for purchase via the VIZ Manga App. All VIZ Media proceeds from these purchases will [...]
San Francisco-based VIZ Media has licensed the rights for Hamtaro: Little Hamsters, Big Adventures, a video game for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to Egg Ball Games. Based on the popular 1997 manga and TV series (more than 350 episodes) which has been broadcast in 40 countries, the Hamtaro [...]
VIZ Media, one of the entertainment industry’s major manga (graphic novels), animation and licensing behemoths, continues the rollout of their mobile device manga viewing application by announcing the launch of iPhone and iPod Touch versions this week. This expansion is compatible with the iPad app, and adds cross-platform features. To [...]
VIZ Media is expanding its VIZ Kids imprint with the acquisition of licenses for the popular animated properties Hero 108, Pokemon, Mr. Men and Little Miss, Voltron Force and Mameshiba. The anime and manga company broke down the deal by property as follows: Hero 108 – VIZ Kids will be [...]
The revival of Voltron is picking up some major heat. With the new animated series Voltron Force set to debut on Nickelodeon this year, Classic Media and World Event Productions have announced licensing deals with Extreme Concepts, Dreamwave, Rubie’s Costume Co., VIZ Media and Dynamic Forces. Extreme Concepts will create [...]