VIZ Media’s Neon Alley anime service celebrates one year anniversary with debut of “Catch Up” feature for Xbox and PS3, and an exciting fall season on October 18th; Ranma ½, Magi, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Gurren Lagann and the Lucha Libre-style Chikara.
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Mac and PC users now have access to innovative 24/7 anime channel; new anime series “K” launches this summer, followed by the fall debuts of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Magi.
VIZ Media announced the launch of Neon Alley, a 24-hour anime channel featuring the world’s best titles exclusively on the PlayStation Network and the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system.
VIZ Media continues the digital anime convergence as it announces that Toei Animation, with FUNimation Entertainment acting as the agent, has licensed the celebrated pirate anime action/adventure series, “ONE PIECE.”
The music video for The Pharcyde's new single AY YO MY MAN, directed by Little Red Robot features neon tube art designs assembled in 3D, then composited into the live-action, interacting with musicians Tre and Fat Lip.
Neon Noodle Productions, the U.S. representative and marketing company for Global Animation, has shuttered their Marina Del Rey-based Spectrum Studios. 10 employees from the motion-capture studio have been laid off, confirmed a company spokesperson. In addition, Neon Noodle announced that they have let go the majority of the employees at their Encino-based location and will be operating with a skeletal staff. The company cited the events of September 11th and 2001's threatened actors' strike as reasons for the staff cuts.
Software designer Ashlar-Vellum Inc. is offering a free beta test-drive of Neon, the company's 3D publishing tool. From now until November 15, 2001, users can download and use the $495 value software free of charge. In addition to its easy-to-use rendering features, Neon enables the publication of any engineering-grade 3D file in the most popular Web and print publishing formats including Macromedia ShockWave 3D, Viewpoint VET, Apple QuickTime, Adobe Illustrator, VRML and more.