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Feed from the Media Blasters panel at AnimeNext 2008. Transcription: bayoab

18:04:31 <bay|AnimeNext|MBisnthere> Waiting to see if MB shows up. Sirabella has posted that he won't show up.
18:05:28 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> They are here... they were hiding in the crowd
18:07:22 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> Clark chang? and (couldn'g get the other name.. does manga)
18:07:32 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we're media blasters... and we're going to talk about upcoming releases
18:07:45 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> anyone who is expecting a new announcement... sorry to disappoint you
18:08:24 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> ironing out the details of Seirei on Adult swim
18:08:31 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> in terms of the release...
18:08:36 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> they are working on something unique
18:08:40 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> it won't be your standard dvd release
18:08:50 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we did announce our september title
18:08:56 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> bludgeoning angel dokuro chan
18:09:02 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> the details aren't too clear...
18:09:11 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> just to clear it up
18:09:14 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> it is the full 2 seasons
18:09:14 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> 8 episodes...
18:09:27 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> 1 volume... 2 dvds(?)
18:09:43 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> continuing on with voltron
18:09:53 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> they have vechicle voltron coming out next
18:10:22 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> working on the rest of gaogaigar right now
18:10:29 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> the rest of it will be released in one set
18:10:45 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> ikkitousen.. is kinda... backburner for now while we do seirei no moribito
18:10:50 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> gaogaigar final? nothing yet...
18:11:06 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> on live action side.. we have our own productions.. machine girl is playing
18:11:42 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we have anohter live action movie after (couldn't get the name at all)
18:12:04 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> (they really need to increase the sound)
18:12:12 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we have the online card game
18:12:14 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> alteil.com
18:12:33 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we're going with the alpha test in the next few weeks and then the beta weeks
18:12:36 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> its finally almost time to go
18:12:41 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> final release probably in july
18:12:48 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> on the manga side...
18:12:53 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> i don't have anything new to announce yet
18:12:59 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> juggling a bunch of stuff...
18:12:59 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we are getting new yaoi
18:13:07 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we are moving into the yuri side of things
18:13:12 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> releasing makamaka in october
18:13:17 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> it is a full size magazine
18:13:27 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> $20 for each volume
18:13:43 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> akihabara@deep
18:13:51 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> also in the future, the Live action movie for that...
18:13:57 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> i don't have too many more announcements right now
18:14:00 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we are working on a bunch of licenses
18:14:39 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we are finalizing the license for the last 6 volumes of eiken(?)
18:15:13 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> tweeny witches to tv? no... we'd love to get it on tv
18:15:41 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> any rough idea for genshiken 2? we will get to it... no date yet...
18:15:54 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> seirei no moribito really changed things...
18:16:02 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> it probably will happen around next year(?)
18:16:30 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> has MB been looking at bits and pieces of geneon? who hasn't?
18:17:15 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> any blu-ray plans? not at the moment.. we do have things in HD
18:17:27 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> that are airing on TV in HD and the like
18:17:40 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> how is the sub-only stuff doing? doing great...
18:18:12 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> any significant hit in sales by not being dubbed? ...it was already a niche title... (i can't hear this at all)
18:18:29 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> he is explaining how niche titles get subs and mainstream titles get dubbed
18:18:38 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> a date for the second go lion set?
18:18:44 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> in july they think..
18:19:25 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> any plans for dairuger after vehicle? yea, we plan... after we finish vehicle voltron
18:20:23 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> question about worrying about the industry worry?
18:20:36 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> we have a really diverse catalog, so if something isn't doing well, we have something else to pick up the slack
18:20:58 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> website update or revamp anytime? currently at work
18:21:49 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> question about releasing old titles? we have fans in the office....
18:22:38 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> question about how they got the zim release license...
18:23:20 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> question about whether the prices on the box sets are set cheap on purpose? depends on the license and how well things sell
18:23:57 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> any plans on digital distribution? we are already doing on demand types of things
18:25:46 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> and dokuro may be on 1 disc.. if it fits.. but it is only 1 volume
18:26:11 <bay|AnimeNext|MB> END PANEL
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