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    Robert Rodriguez will direct Battle Angel Alita movie

    With James Cameron too busy with Avatar sequels, Robert Rodriguez of Desperado and Sin City fame will take over the Battle Angel movie. Cameron will still produce.
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    "Tiger & Bunny" Live-Action Movie In Development

    When most anime fans flock to the New York Comic Con, they might be expecting distributors of anime and manga to reveal which titles they plan on localising for English-speaking markets, but this year, fans were met with the surprise announcement of an adapted release they might not have...
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    Funimation license Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F

    Not surprising. Quicker turnaround than I expected though. I liked Battle of Gods so I'm looking forward to this.
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    Rupert Sanders to direct Ghost in the Shell live-action film

    Are you ready for a Ghost in the Shell movie from the director of Snow White and the Huntsman?
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    MVM license Is This is A Zombie Seasons 1 and 2

    Linkage here That's one licence down! Which leaves the "big sub-only licence that is a title that everyone likes" left.
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    MangaUK will release Deadman Wonderland on DVD and Bluray

    Yes, Bluray. It's coming in July! I guess it's sufficiently long enough that Kadokawa let them do it.
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    New MangaUK Podcast Licences

    Podcast in the usual place: -Hellsing (the original series) on DVD, later on in the year. -Last Exile re-released on DVD on June 17th. (And the most unsubtle hint ever that they have Fam as well :P) -Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple on DVD at last, two boxsets, first one in June -Lupin III: A...
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    MangaUK will re-release Highschool of the Dead with the OVA

    To quote Jerome on Twitter: I remember Sentai saying they'd stream the OVA with a dub last year, I guess this DVD will have that dub?
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    Manga UK podcast annoucements

    Re: The News Thread (for news that does not need a thread) Manga UK are releasing Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere. Season 1 in July-ish on DVD...and Bluray! Black Rock Shooter is getting a sub-only DVD on the 13th May. Eureka Seven AO will be on the way eventually as well whenever Funi gets...
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    Disney buys Lucasfilm. Star Wars VII is on the way.

    Errrr....I wasn't expecting this? The possibilities for ̶m̶e̶r̶c̶i̶l̶e̶s̶s̶ ̶e̶x̶p̶l̶o̶i̶t̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶m̶e̶r̶c̶h̶a̶n̶d̶i̶s̶i̶n̶g̶ new ideas are massive. Star Wars in Kingdom Hearts, Iron Man teaming up with Yoda, Monkey Island taking the rightful place of Pirates of the Caribbean as a...
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    James Bond

    Today marks 50 years since Dr. No premiered so I figured now would be as good a time as any to start this thread! I've always been a massive James Bond fan, so I'm getting really excited for Skyfall! I actually thought Quantum of Solace was decent (though it definitely had its flaws) but all...
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    Ace Attorney 5 confirmed for 3DS, Phoenix Wright is back

    Famitsu broke the news -Phoenix is the main character -3DS -New partner, a mysterious girl in yellow -Release date TBA Also some more Professor Layton v Ace Attorney info, there's a puzzle on the back cover of Famitsu. Time to bug Capcpom to localise this and Ace Attorney...
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    Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII announced

    Yup, it's not called Final Fantasy XIII-3. Yep, Lightning is the only playable character. And yes, I stayed up to watch the conference for some unfathomable reason... IGN story with basic details here -Set aaaaages after XIII-2 -13 day doomsday countdown (Majora's Mask style) -Direct...
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    Hyrule Historia is coming out in English

    January 29, 2013 at $34.99, Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics! Hopefully it'll come out around the same time here.
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    Hello there!

    Figured it was about time I stopped lurking and started posting! Here goes... I'm Adib, a student from London. I followed the well beaten path to my love for anime, starting with Pokemon on Sky One, Dragon Ball Z, Gundam Wing and Tenchi Muyo (although I have memories of watching Superbook in...