Category Archives: Anime

Anime PR: Madman Acquisition Announcements – Supanova Adelaide

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Madman has acquired Log Horizon. YUSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! — MADMAN ACQUISITION announcements SUPANOVA ADELAIDE – NOVEMBER 21-23, 2014   Not for release before Sunday November 23rd – 1pm (AEST):   Madman Entertainment is proud to announce the following acquisitions. LOG HORIZON Elder Tales has become a global phenomenon, immersing millions of players in its online fantasy world. However, something goes wrong with the twelfth expansion pack. Eight-year veteran Shiroe and 30,000 other players suddenly find themselves trapped in the game’s no-longer-fictional universe! Except it’s not even exactly the game they knew: things are in different places, the portals don’t work, and if a gamer was playing an avatar who wasn’t a physical match for their real self… well, let’s just say that … Continue reading

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Anime PR: Madman now offering TAMASHII BUDDIES collectable figurines + more merch in 2015.

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Madman are bringing anime merch into the country. Check it out below. — MADMAN BRINGS LOCAL FANS COLLECTIBLE MERCHANDISE FROM TAMASHII NATIONS, BANPRESTO, MEGAHOUSE AND MORE   Beginning January 2015, Madman Entertainment are excited to announce that, in partnership with Bandai Namco Games Australia, they will offer fans in Australia and New Zealand official collectible merchandise, direct from Japan, including Tamashii Nations, Banpresto, Megahouse and more.   The first wave of merchandise will be Tamashii Nations’ new range of DRAGON BALL Z ‘Tamashii Buddies’ figurines – which are EXCLUSIVE to Madman Entertainment, and include Super Saiyan Son Gokou, Super Saiyan Vegeta, Super Saiyan Trunks and Piccolo.   Each 9cm Tamashii Buddies figurine is exquisitely detailed, boasting perfect head to body … Continue reading

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Anime PR: RUROUNI KENSHIN TRILOGY SCREENING AT THE JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2014

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The Rurouni kenshin movies were great. We recommend checking out all three if you’re in Melbourne and meet the director and stuff. — RUROUNI KENSHIN TRILOGY SCREENING AT THE JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 DIRECTOR KEISHI OTOMO TO MAKE SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE IN MELBOURNE.       RUROUNI KENSHIN fans in Sydney and Melbourne have the chance to see all three blockbusters, RUROUNI KENSHIN, RUROUNI KENSHIN – KYOTO INFERNO and RUROUNI KENSHIN – THE LEGEND ENDS, as they screen across the country at the Japanese Film Festival 2014.   Additionally, RUROUNI KENSHIN trilogy director, Keishi Otomo will make a very special guest appearance at the Melbourne screening on Saturday, November 29 at Hoyts Melbourne Central from 1pm. A Q&A with the … Continue reading

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Anime PR: AnimeLab adds 13 new shows.

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Madman have sent us through some details on their latest additions to their AnimeLab streaming service. Check it out below. —   ANIMELAB ADDS BUMPER CROP OF THIRTEEN NEW SHOWS.     The AnimeLab team have just finished uploading thirteen hot new shows, the biggest batch of new release content for the service yet.   All shows are available to stream now on AnimeLab.com, with home video release details to be confirmed at a later date.     Psycho-Pass II Inspector Akane Tsunemori and her comrades at the Criminal Investigation Department return for the mind-blowing continuation of this popular sci-fi series, set in a world where the justice system can read your mind – and justice is dispensed from the … Continue reading

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Anime PR: HANABEE TO RELEASE WHAT IS POSSIBLY THE BEST ANIME SERIES OF 2014

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Old, but still good. Fate/Stay Night is being aired locally by Hanabee Entertainment. Unfortunately, PDFs copy and paste weird. Apologies! (We might need to find a new way of doing things if this keeps up, urgh). – HANABEE TO RELEASE WHAT IS POSSIBLY THE BEST ANIME SERIES OF 2014 October 8th 2014 Melbourne, Australia: Hanabee is thrilled to announce it will release Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works in Australia & New Zealand. The company made the announcement on their Hanabee LIVE show. The hotly anticipated adaptation of the franchise originally developed in 2004 debuted in Japan on Saturday October 5th and was showered with early praise all around: “As the fluidity of each bit of motion, the effects of both … Continue reading

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Anime PR: MADMAN ACQUIRES GUNDAM RECONGUISTA IN G.

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G no RECONGUISTAAAA — Madman Entertainment is proud to announce the acquisition of GUNDAM RECONGUISTA IN G, the highly anticipated new entry into the evergreen MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM series – premiering on Animelab.com on Friday October 3, 2014 from 8:00am (AEST), same day, shortly after the Japanese television broadcast. New episodes will follow each Friday from 7:30am (AEST) on October 10.   The Universal Century, an era of historic migration into space and space wars has ended, and some time has passed. Now, mankind believes that their pursuits and prosperity will continue on peacefully into the new era, the Regild Century (R.C.)   R.C. 1014. The Capital Tower is a space elevator which towers over the land connecting Earth to … Continue reading

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Anime PR: AnimeLab Welcomes Siren Visual

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Madman have announced that they’ve got ANGEL BEATS showing on their Anime Lab service thanks to Siren Visual. Check it out below. — All 14 episodes of Siren Visual’s, ANGEL BEATS are now available on AnimeLab. Enjoy!   http://www.animelab.com/shows/angel-beats   From the makers of CLANNAD – Otonashi is a young boy living in the purgatory with no memories of his life before his death. He joins a school organization called the SSS whose mission is to fight against God.

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