Anime Vice News

The Daily Shin Buun 04/06/09

Our daily collection of news bits and pieces. The name's a pun on the word "shinbun" (news paper) and the phrase "shin buun" (new buzz).

No Love for Zegapain
No Love for Zegapain
Running around like crazy-- FUNimation visit is tomorrow, after which we're heading straight to Houston before Matsuri starts. Here's your Buun!

Anime:
  • FUNimation is really busy these days-- in addition to working with VIZ, they've now got a deal to stream some of their things on Veoh, including Shikabane Hime.
  • Speaking of VIZ, they're launching episode 103 of Naruto for free. Whee!
  • Aaaand Bandai, in case they feel neglected, sent me a release date change notice: the Wolf's Rain collection will now be released on May 5th, Gundam 00's season 1 part 1 is now due on June 16th, and the Zegapain and Flag collections have been cancelled (eep!).

Cons:
  • I just received confirmation from the convention staff that Fanime will be hosting Gainax's Hiroyuki Yamaga (a Fanime regular) as well as Jpop artist Halko Momoi. And I'm gonna be there! *happy dance*
SpaceDrakeon April 6, 2009 at 11:29 p.m.
Ooof. I'm hoping that Bandai isn't closing down, but it doesn't look very good for them, does it.

Meanwhile Funimation just keeps doing more and more business, and presumably the advertising revenue from all these places just keeps rolling in. I'd love to see their balance sheet at this point, it seems like advertisers are tripping over one another at this point to get on the Funimation video portal.
transgojoboton April 7, 2009 at 6:14 a.m.
*throws up arms* What the hell, Bandai? I've been looking forward to that FLAG collection coming out because, well, it might've led to RightStuf dropping the series' singles in their bargain bin. Heh, heh. That, and I was hoping the set would have the corrected DVDs too.

Oh well. It doesn't come as a big surprise. FLAG wasn't exactly burning the sales charts.

Dig Deeper into Gainax

One of Japan's premiere anime production studios, best known for Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums (10 Posts)
Add/View Images (2 Images)
Watch Some Videos (1 Video)
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE #4 Presents... Anti-Vampire Kung-Fu!

Episode #4 -- Watch & Learn. At last, somebody did it.

Anime Caption Contest! -- 4/15/14 -- AV MOD MATERIAL

I may not remember where this .GIF came from, but I bet you Vicers can come up with some good captions for it...

Spring 2014 Anime Simulcast Guide -- AV MOD Material

What shows are coming in, fresh off the stream, this season?

THE COMICS ARTIST & HIS ASSISTANTS #1 -- Special Review

Clean, harmless sexual harassment, right?

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE #5 -- Watch & Learn

Dio's already returned?! Nobody's wasting time here...

BLEACH Ch. 576 Review -- AV MOD Material

How does Kenpachi compare to my old football coach? One clue, it's not the hair.

HUNTER X HUNTER #86 + 90 is Just the Worst Filler Ever

#86 + 90 -- Watch & Learn. Let's all take a break, now...!

NARUTO Ch. 672 Review -- AV MOD Material

This is why I want to play poker with Kishimoto.

Anime Caption Contest! -- 4/15/14 -- AV MOD MATERIAL

I may not remember where this .GIF came from, but I bet you Vicers can come up with some good captions for it...

HUNTER X HUNTER #86 + 90 is Just the Worst Filler Ever

#86 + 90 -- Watch & Learn. Let's all take a break, now...!

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE #4 Presents... Anti-Vampire Kung-Fu!

Episode #4 -- Watch & Learn. At last, somebody did it.

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE #5 -- Watch & Learn

Dio's already returned?! Nobody's wasting time here...

Spring 2014 Anime Simulcast Guide -- AV MOD Material

What shows are coming in, fresh off the stream, this season?

THE COMICS ARTIST & HIS ASSISTANTS #1 -- Special Review

Clean, harmless sexual harassment, right?

BLEACH Ch. 576 Review -- AV MOD Material

How does Kenpachi compare to my old football coach? One clue, it's not the hair.

ONE WEEK FRIENDS #1 -- Special Review

Slice-of-life with a shocking twist at the end...!

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel