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12:30:05 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Hi good afternoon
12:30:27 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Sorry technicaly difficulties
12:30:22 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> I'm Charlene, Sr Manager of Marketing
12:30:56 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> I saved another announcements for you guys today
12:31:09 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> We're here to talk about Viz animation properties featuring Neon Alley
12:32:08 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (I'm not going to copy the neon alley part of the presentation again today, see yesterday's Viz panel or AX)
12:31:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Sizzle reel)
12:33:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Neon alley overview)
12:34:39 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (This is almost word for word from yesterday)
12:34:54 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Neon alley on PC overview)
12:35:36 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Catch up component overview)
12:37:50 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Show listing...now with trailers)
12:41:42 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Fate/Zero (Fridays, dub premiere)
12:41:46 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> K (Fridays)
12:42:10 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Look for more news on K in the future
12:42:51 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> More One Piece, new episodes every Fridays
12:43:05 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> One Piece from the beginning
12:43:41 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Coming tonight... Tiger and Bunny Movie - The Beginning
12:44:08 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Fall lineup...
12:44:36 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Madoka Magica
12:45:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic dub premiere this fall
12:46:20 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> and Neon Alley is making a commitment to get the best shows...
12:46:55 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (long lead in to)
12:47:00 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Gurren Lagann
12:47:09 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> coming this fall
12:47:42 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> there are more announcements coming for Neon Alley
12:48:31 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Now...
12:48:35 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> shiny discs
12:48:38 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Animation New Releases
12:48:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> First we have shonen jump favorites
12:49:02 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Nura and Bleach again)
12:49:26 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Naruto 15, Naruto Movie 4, Naruto Set 16)
12:50:15 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Tiger and Bunny Set 1 and 2 trailer
12:50:55 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> part 1 and 2 out ow
12:51:03 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> movie coming in october
12:51:24 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> 10/1/2013
12:51:33 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> $24.98 BD, 19.98 DVD
12:52:17 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> production art, trailers, previews, world premiere event, ustream special digest, weekly hero countdown, anime expo event, clean op/ed , and more
12:52:03 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> 2.5 hours of special features
12:52:48 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne Set 1 trailer
12:53:23 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> set 1 out now
12:53:26 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> set 2 will be out this winter
12:53:30 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> we don't have a date for it yet
12:53:39 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> this is a fun show and it's been selling really well for us
12:53:53 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> now something different that came out this last week
12:54:13 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Beserk - The Golden Age Arc 2 - The Battle for Doldery
12:55:02 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> trailer
12:55:54 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Viz's release of Arc 3 will be the R-18 version
12:56:00 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> but before you can get there, check otu arc 2
12:56:06 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> it's got cool extra features
12:56:16 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> including a live performance of Aria
12:56:32 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> another action packed show
12:56:38 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Zetman
12:56:45 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> available nov 5 on DVD and blu-ray
12:56:47 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> trailer
12:57:18 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> 44.82 DVD/54.98 BD
12:57:40 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> NYCC interview with original creator Masakazu Katsura
12:57:26 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> clean opening and ending
12:57:27 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> english trailer
12:57:29 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> marathon play
12:57:58 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> one other nov title announced this week
12:58:02 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Accel World Set 1
12:58:08 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Nov 26 DVD and BD
13:00:14 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> 44.82 DVD/54.97 BD
12:59:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Extra features: production art, english trailer, clean op/ed, trailers
13:00:03 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> select retailers will offer a special art of accel world 48 page art booklet (bd size)
13:01:07 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> supplies on art booklet will be limited
13:01:25 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Animation announcements
13:01:30 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (From AX)
13:02:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet
13:03:10 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Blood Lad
13:04:31 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> same day as japan, every sunday on vizanime.com and hulu
13:05:38 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Ramna 1/2
13:06:02 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> DVD and first time on BD and digital
13:06:08 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> coming to vizanime.com and hulu soon
13:06:13 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> neonalley this fall
13:06:28 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> doing big ranma events at comic-con this october
13:07:51 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> looks like we have Q&A time
13:08:40 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: About Neon Alley, when the back catalog streaming comes out, are those going to have ads if you subscribe?
13:08:53 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: They will be a slightly different format, but it isn't a direct VOD component
13:09:30 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Release date for Beserk the 3rd arc?
13:09:32 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: None yet.
13:10:05 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: How did Neon Alley get it's name and how did you decide on the mascot?
13:10:27 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: That's actually the brain child of my boss Brian Egee, check out the story on ANNcast a couple weeks ago
13:10:42 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (missed quick part about raven)
13:11:24 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Any plans to expand on which conventions you go to?
13:11:53 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: We're trying to go to more, we're trying to get camera crews out to more, we do do ad exchanges with events
13:12:21 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Bringing the camera crew out is expensive but we're trying to get to more events
13:12:34 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: About the catchup feature on Neon Alley, how far back will it let you go?
13:12:50 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: That's still to be TBD
13:12:57 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> it's still designed to be a montly subscription service
13:13:06 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> we're working on all the kinks of the catchup component
13:13:10 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> we want to make sure the usability is really great
13:13:25 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> and we're designing for xbox, ps3, and the internet, and they don't all act the same
13:13:32 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> and we want to make sure it's the same user experience on all 3 platforms
13:13:46 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Are you considering putting Neon Alley on other devices like Roku or Apple TV
13:13:53 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Always looking at more devices, based on popularity and stuff
13:14:04 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> she brings up a good point , every now and then we have surveys, we read those
13:15:34 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: With your announcement with madoka and gurren on neon alley the movie
13:15:36 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Just the TV at this time
13:15:51 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Outtakes from recording session or commentaries
13:16:02 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Always looking at putting them on disks
13:16:08 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Berserk actually has outtakes
13:16:28 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Original Berserk anime on Neon Alley?
13:16:32 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Not a viz license
13:17:30 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Any chance of bringing back the 1999 version of Hunter x Hunter to Neon Alley?
13:17:24 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Dunno, but can find out
13:17:48 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Subbed anime on Neon alley?
13:17:56 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: No, neon alley is all dubs, it's an exposure platform
13:18:06 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> we find that most fans that get exposed get expose through dub tracks
13:18:18 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> now vizanime.com is subtitled content
13:18:42 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Gargantia web shorts?
13:18:44 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: I need to find that out
13:19:33 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Why would I use Neon Alley over hulu or netflix or funimation channel?
13:19:39 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Well, it's an exposure platform
13:19:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> there is a place for hulu, netflix, funimation.com, crunchyroll
13:19:54 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> it's another place of your anime diet
13:20:02 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> it's another way to have a channel to go from show to show to show
13:20:08 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> it's an exposure and it's finding out news...
13:21:47 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Will Neon Alley be on the new platforms?
13:22:04 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: We're interested in expanding, no details at this time, there hasn't been any dev units yet, so no news yet
13:23:03 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: (question about surveys)
13:24:52 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: (Repeat of the future gen console question)
13:26:11 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Earlier catalog titles... Bleach, Naruto... those are on DVD... considering re-releasing those on BD?
13:26:24 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Those earlier seasons were not animated in HD, so there are no hd materials available
13:26:59 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> some of those series are from a different time
13:27:14 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> if there are HD assets, it's worth exploring
13:27:46 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> for Death Note, as mentioned on anncast, they weren't quite up to standards
13:28:50 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Mobile apps.. I know viz has a manga one... and other sites have streaming ones, will Viz have one?
13:29:04 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Not yet... but a lot of the shows can be watched through the hulu app and it works really well
13:29:13 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> All subtitled content goes to hulu
13:30:20 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Zatch Bell... my question is that i knew it was canceled, but are there any talks of redubbing it uncut or something along those lines?
13:30:44 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Currently no plans, there is another company putting out a complete box set at the end of the year of the dub
13:30:49 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> I don't know a lot of details cause it isn't a viz release
13:30:51 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> i know it's coming out
13:31:16 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Does Viz Media have any intention of dubbing Reborn?
13:31:23 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: No news at this time, the series is available streaming
13:31:29 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> No updates on that one
13:31:57 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Rumor that K is coming to season 2?
13:32:00 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Can only talk about shows we've licensed
13:32:08 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> so we can only talk about K
13:32:21 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> any official word about K stuff in Japan will come from the team in Japan
13:32:23 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> no word at this time
13:33:21 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Licensing the Naruto Shippuden Road to Ninja movie?
13:33:10 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: no news yet, working on lost tower
13:34:42 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: (request for the old ramna viz materials on the re-release)
13:38:44 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> (Char and Justin from ANN are having flashbacks down memory lane right now)
13:38:56 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Q: Dub cast for magi?
13:38:59 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> A: Up to Aniplex
13:39:11 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Bang Zoom did auditions at AX, and they are working on it now
13:39:41 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> One of the cool things about neon alley, is that as soon as they are done in the studio, they can go live
13:41:05 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> Thank you otakon friends for letting me go over and thank you for coming out on sunday
13:41:57 <bay|Ota|NeonAlley> End