NYAF ’09 Bandai Entertainment Panel Rundown

9/26/09 (Sat) | 12:15-13:00

bandailogo Most who are deep in the anime fandom knows that Bandai Entertainment has become quite the leading source of many of the highly popular and anticipated series that drive the crowds and make us salivate for more. This panel was no exception. Leaving only standing room available with a room filled with fans, journalists, and, of course, the presenters, Bandai pulled out all the stops with their fully-featured Powerpoint presentation, shooting out rounds of beautiful trailers, vibrant manga covers, and other juicy tidbits of information one by one. Want to read the panel highlights and newest releases without swimming through imposing walls of text? Otaku Pride is bringing the goods straight to you!



YOUTUBE

  • URL: http://www.youtube.com/bandaientertainment
  • Now Streaming
      - KUROKAMI - Simultaneous with Japan TV broadcast
      - Code Geass
      - Gundam 00
      - and more to come...!
  • Bandai Entertainment YouTube channel


    ANIME

    Kannagi

  • $26.24 English subbed
  • Vol. 2 + T-shirt offer (released 9/24)
  • Episodes streaming on Anime News Network (ANN)
  • DVDs on sale @ Rightstuf.com & Amazon
  • Kannagi DVD

    Eureka Seven Movie - “good night sleep tight young lovers”

  • English dubbed/subbed
  • Release date: 1/26/2010 on DVD & Blu-ray




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    KUROKAMI (Black God)

  • First ever series to be aired and dubbed parallel to Japanese TV airing
  • Streaming episodes on Crunchyroll & YouTube
  • Lovely Sunrise animation = definitely worth a look
  • Presenters seemed very enthusiastic about this series
  • Kurokami DVD

    Code Geass R2 (cue massive applause)

  • Now airing on Adult Swim @ 2AM
  • Vol. 1 DVD available now for $29.99 (Sub/Dub)
  • Vol. 2 to release 10/20 (rightstuf.com)
  • Vol. 3 to release 12/1 (rightstuf.com)
  • Code Geass R2 DVD

    Gundam 00 (cue applause)

  • Sub/Dub
  • Season 1 Vols. 1&2 on sale
  • Season 1 Vol. 3 available for pre-order
  • Season 2 now airing on Sci-Fi
  • Gundam 00 DVD

    Hayate the Combat Butler

  • English subbed
  • DVD Vol. 1 - Eps. 1-7 = $39.98 [retail]
  • Hayate DVD

    Lucky Star OVA

  • English subbed
  • On sale now = $14.98 [retail]
  • Advised to check out the series first, which is based off of a 4-koma manga
  • Lucky Star OVA DVD

    .Hack//G.U. Trilogy

  • English subbed
  • On sale now = $19.98 [retail]
  • Groundbreaking animation
  • Many extras included
  • .hack//G.U. Trilogy DVD

    Ghost In The Shell: innocence

  • Out in November (though this has already been released?)
  • GITS2: Innocence

    True Tears (2 Disk Complete Collection)

  • “Young, adolescent drama that can be related to...”
  • A P.A.Works project (GITS: SAC)
  • Involves staff who worked on Key’s “Kanon”
  • $39.98 (Eng. Sub)
  • True Tears DVD Collection

    Sola (Complete Collection + 2 OVAs)

  • $44.98 (Sub)
  • Sola Complete DVD Collection

    Escaflowne Movie to be re-released on Blu-ray

    Escaflowne Movie Blu-ray

    MANGA

    Code Geass

  • Lelouch of the Rebellion (adaptation)
      - Vols. 1-5 on sale = covers 1st season
      - Vol. 6+ = covers R2 (2nd season)
  • Light Novels
      - Delves into storyline details that have not been covered by anime & manga
      - More backstory (e.g. Lelouch & Suzaku’s childhood)
      - Vols. 1-3 in stores
  • Suzaku’s Counterattack
      - Alternate storyline from Suzaku’s perspective
  • Nightmare of Nunnally
      - Alternate storyline of what may have occurred if Nunnally had obtained a geass
      - Introduces new character
      - Known to be more popular than the Suzaku retelling
      - Vol. 2 is available
  • Code Geass manga

    Gurren Lagaan (adaptation)

  • Vol. 2 on sale
  • Vol. 3 in the next few weeks
  • Gurren Lagann manga

    The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

  • Single volume adaptation of movie
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time manga

    Lucky Star (4-koma)

  • Vol. 1 on sale
  • Lucky Star manga

    Gundam 00 (adaptation)

  • Vol. 1 on sale
  • Gundam F. (sidestory covering events outside of key story)
  • Both Vol. 1 & Gundam F. included in Special Edition DVD
  • Gundam 00 manga

    Eureka Seven

  • Vols. 1-3 omnibus ($19.99)
  • Printed on larger paper
  • Vols. 4-6 to come...
  • Eureka Seven omnibus manga

    Witchblade Takeru

  • Nominated for Harvey Award
  • Complete collection coming in Nov.
  • Witchblade Takeru manga
    7 years, 10 months ago
    Nina
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    Impressive rundown! I'm excited to see that my dreams of streaming anime are coming true :)

    The intertubes are finally taken seriously!

    7 years, 10 months ago
    jim
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    Great job Nina, very impressed!

    7 years, 10 months ago
    TomHarrigan
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    It's weird to think that now youtube is advertising for anime. Just not used to it.

    7 years, 10 months ago
    maria
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    Pretty much everything was the same as their Otakon presentation, but it's good to see that they continue to stream.

    Very nice report!

    7 years, 10 months ago
    moritheil
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