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Right Stuf's Nozomi Entertainment Launches Rental Site

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 9:00am

Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the launch of ( – the official series site for the RENTAL MAGICA anime, which is set to make its North American DVD debut in late November 2009.

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Lanterna Magica To Produce Gino the Chicken

Italian animation studio Lanterna Magica, along with studios Enarmonia and Melazeta, have been given the go-ahead to produce GINO THE CHICKEN, a 52-episode TV series. The show is a co-production with Italian state television, RAI and is scheduled to be delivered in January 2006. Lanterna Magica plans to use Toon Boom Animation's Concerto to produce the series.

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Medusa Etches Deal In Stone To Buy Lanterna Magica

Rome production and distribution company Medusa Films has acquired financially strapped Italian toon house Lanterna Magica. The 20-year-old animation factory will remain under the watchful eye of executive producer Maria Fares and stay in its home in northern Turin. As part of the deal, Lanterna will produce an animated feature each year and an animated TV series for Medusa sister firm Mediaset every two years. Medusa CEO Federico di Chio will serve as president with Lanterna's Guido Manuli and Maurizio Forrestieri remaining in their roles as artistic and creative directors respectively.