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Comic-Con to Stay in San Diego

Comic-Con International: San Diego, the largest comics convention of its kind in the world, today announced it will be staying in San Diego for the foreseeable future.

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Kadokawa Pictures Agrees to Stream Additional 16 Anime Series on Crunchyroll Brand

Crunchyroll, Inc., announced today a massive expansion of the content lineup from available on its anime segment-leading streaming platform from Japanese entertainment heavyweight Kadokawa Pictures.

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VIZ Media Announces the Latest Bleach, Naruto and Vampire Knight DVD Releases for September and October 2010

VIZ Media, LLC, one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced several new DVD releases scheduled for September and October that expand the company’s popular Bleach, Naruto and Vampire Knight animated series

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Crunchyroll Kicks off a Brand New Set of New and Free Episodes

More fresh anime keeps pouring in as Crunchyroll is motion to air a gang of brand new episodes, as well as free episodes, for its users this week from hit shows like BLEACH, REBORN, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, and YUMEIRO PATISSERIE.

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Return to the Past While Celebrating the Future with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Legendary Collection

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (Konami), the maker of the best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), is bringing back some of the most revered booster packs and cards from the dawn of Dueling!

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VIZ Media Announces Encore Broadcasts Of Bleach Feature Films On Adult Swim

VIZ Media has announced special encore presentations of two BLEACH animated feature films – BLEACH THE MOVIE: MEMORIES OF NOBODY and BLEACH THE MOVIE 2: THE DIAMOND DUST REBELLION (both rated ‘T’ for Teens) – on Saturday, August 14th on Adult Swim.

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Toei Signs Deal With Cartoon Network For Pretty Cure Series

Toei Animation, Inc. announced a TV broadcast licensing agreement with Turner Entertainment Networks Asia, Inc. today, to air 49 episodes of the Pretty Cure series, which is set to premiere later this year on Cartoon Network in Australia and New Zealand.

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It has been reported that Ursula K. LeGuin granted Studio Ghibli the rights to her EARTHSEA series largely based on her love for Hayao Miyzaki's work. When Miyazaki was not available to direct the film, the studio hired his son Goro instead. Hayao publicly said his son was not ready to write and direct his first feature film. They should have listened to the master.

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TokyoPop Announces Content Partnership Deal with Hulu

TOKYOPOP, the leading proponent of the global manga lifestyle and otaku culture, announced today that they have partnered with Hulu, an online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at and other online destination sites, to provide a wide array of animated and live-action video content.

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VIZ Media Simulcasts New Anime Series Nura Online

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the launch of a brand new anime series – NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN – on, the company’s premier website for anime.

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VIZ Cinema Presents The Entire Ghost In The Shell Saga in Theaters

VIZ Cinema and NEW PEOPLE are proud to present, in association with Bandai Entertainment and Manga Entertainment, Sci-fi Anime Madness Volume 2: Ghost in the Shell Marathon with a very special series of feature film screenings taking place July 3rd – 8th at the theatre located in San Francisco’s Japantown.