Category Archives: Anime

Anime PR: Madman Announcements – DRAGON BALL Z: RESURRECTION ‘F’ + NINE NEW ACQUISITIONS

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At Supanova on the Gold Coast over the weekend, Madman made a number of new anime announcements. They appear to be licensing the new Dragon Ball Z film, and showing it at cinemas, as well as a few new Anime series’. Check out the announcements below. — MADMAN’S SUPANOVA PANEL ANNOUNCEMENTS. Madman is proud to announce the following titles, coming to home video formats in the near future (dates TBC). Check Madman.com.au for further details. Haikyuu! Shoyo Hinata isn’t a large guy, but he’s got huge ambitions. Ever since seeing a small player score in a National Championship, he’s been determined to become the next big thing in High School Volleyball. Unfortunately, the one time he was able to pull … Continue reading

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Anime PR: Studio Ghibli’s WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE – In Cinemas May 14

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Did anyone read this book? Get excited for Studio Ghibli’s anime adaptation! May 14 across the country in select cinemas, check out the details below. — WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE THE LATEST FILM FROM STUDIO GHIBLI – IN AUSTRALIAN CINEMAS MAY 14 Madman Entertainment is proud to announce WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE, the latest film from Studio Ghibli will screen across the country, from May 14th, 2015. Twelve-year-old Anna believes she sits outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong, and shuts herself off from everyone around her. Concerned for her health, Anna’s foster mother decides to send her to rural Hokkaido tostay in a sleepy town by the sea. As she dreams her days away amongst the … Continue reading

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Anime PR: Japan’s #1 cosplayer REIKA returns to SMASH! 2015

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Image Credits: ゥ REIKA REIKA is coming back to SMASH! The Sydney Manga and Anime SHow! this year. Check out the details below. w0000t! So excited to see her at the show again! — Japan’s #1 cosplayer REIKA returns to SMASH! 2015 Sydney, NSW, April 9, 2015 — With cosplay on the rise as a creative hobby for the young and old, SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show continues to attract thousands of cosplayers every year. Due to strong demands, SMASH! is delighted to reveal that Japan’s #1 cosplayer, REIKA ARIKAWA, will be returning to SMASH! for a second time. REIKA (麗華) is Japan’s top-ranking cosplayer and is well-renowned for her elaborate hand-made costumes and accurate portrayal of male characters. … Continue reading

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Anime PR: MADMAN’S APRIL ACQUISITIONS.

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Madman have sent us through a list of all of their latest acquisitions. Some of these appear on their AnimeLab service as well. Check out the details below. Of particular interest for us is Trigger Inc.’s Ninja Slayer from Animation series. — MADMAN’S APRIL ACQUISITIONS. Madman is thrilled to announce a stellar line-up of top new shows direct from Japan, coming soon to AnimeLab in simulcast (Show by Rock and The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan are already available) and in the near future to home video formats.     Mikagura School Suite From the studio behind Laughing Under the Clouds and Yuruyuri comes a high school fantasy unlike any other! Like most awkward teens, formerly reclusive gamer Eruna Ichinomiya struggles … Continue reading

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Anime/Pop PR: SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2015 — Tickets on sale now!

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Tickets have begun their sale for the SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime SHow! here in Sydney. This will be held later on in the year at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse where it was held in the year previous. Tickets look like they begin at $35 and apparently include transport costs. Check out the details on the SMASH! website. We have included a snippet of the e-mail announcement that we received below. —   Start the countdown, Japanese pop-culture lovers — tickets to SMASH! SYDNEY MANGA AND ANIME SHOW (2015) are on sale now! To be held at Rosehill Gardens on August 8th and 9th, SMASH! is set to be bigger and better than ever in 2015.    We have just announced … Continue reading

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Anime PR: Madman Presents – The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki

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Madman announced yesterday that they will be releasing an awesome and stylish Miyazaki film collection. This has to be one of the most visually appealing designs we’ve seen for anything. Check out the details below. — Madman proudly presents THE COLLECTED WORKS OF HAYAO MIYAZAKI – available on DVD and Blu-ray, April 15, 2015.   Presenting the complete feature-length works of Hayao Miyazaki, world renowned artist, auteur and founding member of the iconic Studio Ghibli. This special limited edition box-set collects Miyazaki’s 11 feature films – from The Castle of Cagliostro to the Academy Award®-winning Spirited Away and his final masterpiece, The Wind Rises. It also features a bonus disc offering a rare look at some of his earliest works, … Continue reading

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Anime PR: Sailor Moon Part 1 – Release Delayed

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Madman have sent us through a statement that might a bit of a bummer for Sailor Moon fans. It seems that it is being delayed. While it might be a bit sad, Madman assures us that it is to maintain a quality released. Here is a quote of the relevant section from our contact at Madman. — Please note, our upcoming release of Sailor Moon – Part 1 will be delayed until further notice.   Whilst we understand many fans will be disappointed by this news, this is not a decision we have made lightly and our end goal remains to deliver fans a great product without compromise.   We will of course issue further news and developments on the … Continue reading

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