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Unedited Feed from the Geneon-Universal USA panel at Anime-Expo 2010. Transcription: bayoab
Note: ( ) is usually commenting on the panel and was not said.

99:99:99 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Updated to correct a major mistake on my part at 10:48.
10:02:36 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (Setting up.... getting disclaimers from AX staff)
10:03:15 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (Will be starting in 7 minutes)
10:07:35 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (We have two panelists on stage with black lagoon shirts on....)
10:12:01 <bay|AX|GUUSA> away we go
10:12:06 <bay|AX|GUUSA> DVD is paying
10:12:10 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Universal logo
10:12:20 <bay|AX|GUUSA> 2010 lineup
10:12:25 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Geneon universal presents...
10:12:31 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Black Lagoon, Roberta's Blood Trail
10:12:32 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Hellsing
10:12:48 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Fate Stay Night: UBW)
10:12:52 <bay|AX|GUUSA> To aru kagakuno railgun
10:12:59 <bay|AX|GUUSA> hakuouki
10:13:05 <bay|AX|GUUSA> highschool of the dead
10:13:12 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (These are not licenses, just the trailer reel)
10:13:20 <bay|AX|GUUSA> rondo robe logo
10:13:45 <bay|AX|GUUSA> AX2010 Geneon Universal Entertainment Lineup presentation
10:13:47 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (mic troubles)
10:14:02 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Good morning
10:14:12 <bay|AX|GUUSA> thanks for coming to Geneon Universal entertainment lineup...
10:14:17 <bay|AX|GUUSA> my name is... seizei?
10:14:26 <bay|AX|GUUSA> today we are going to give you a brief introduction of the 2010 lineup
10:14:32 <bay|AX|GUUSA> first of all, what is geneon universal?
10:14:45 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Pioneer LDC to Geneon to Geneon Universal..
10:14:54 <bay|AX|GUUSA> We have many high quality animations
10:15:02 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (Examples)
10:15:17 <bay|AX|GUUSA> For today, we have trailer preview and brief introduction about
10:15:30 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Black lagoon, hellsing ult 5-7, fsn movie, toaru railgun, hakuouki, (couple others)
10:15:45 <bay|AX|GUUSA> And then Q&A panel with Mitsutoshi Ogura, producer of Black lagoon, and others
10:16:04 <bay|AX|GUUSA> OVA series, Black lagoon, roberta's blood trail
10:16:11 <bay|AX|GUUSA> trailer
10:16:51 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (i'm guessing the bg music is the new mell remix OP)
10:17:44 <bay|AX|GUUSA> We'll be giving brief information
10:17:49 <bay|AX|GUUSA> continuation of the previous season episode 24
10:17:52 <bay|AX|GUUSA> consists of 5 episodes, 25-29
10:18:04 <bay|AX|GUUSA> based on the comic's episode el baile de la muerte
10:18:10 <bay|AX|GUUSA> all the same staff
10:18:21 <bay|AX|GUUSA> comic by rei hiroe, director sunao katabuchi, animation madhouse, theme, mell
10:19:00 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (going over AX events)
10:19:21 <bay|AX|GUUSA> OVA series Hellsing Ultimate 5-7
10:19:23 <bay|AX|GUUSA> we don't need to explain this title
10:19:29 <bay|AX|GUUSA> video
10:20:43 <bay|AX|GUUSA> animation by madhouse
10:20:55 <bay|AX|GUUSA> i don't think i need to explain, but one thing, animation studio changed from satelite to madhouse for 5-7
10:21:09 <bay|AX|GUUSA> so it's so high quality, and you will be hopefully impressed
10:21:09 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (staff)
10:21:38 <bay|AX|GUUSA> the movie: Fate stay night, unlimited blade works
10:21:27 <bay|AX|GUUSA> video
10:24:12 <bay|AX|GUUSA> brand new story for the movie, draw an audience of 20k in japan, amazon jp's top selling / reservation chart #1
10:24:39 <bay|AX|GUUSA> tv series Toaru Kagaku no Railgun
10:25:15 <bay|AX|GUUSA> trailer with the OP
10:26:39 <bay|AX|GUUSA> one of our best selling title in japan, animation by JC staff, tie up with newcomer fripside ranked top 3 in music chart in japan
10:26:42 <bay|AX|GUUSA> hakuouki
10:26:44 <bay|AX|GUUSA> clip
10:29:42 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Dark fantasy anime based on the most famous historical samurai team, shinsengumi
10:29:58 <bay|AX|GUUSA> based on best selling video game by otomate, gaining fanatical female fans in japan
10:30:06 <bay|AX|GUUSA> tv highschool of the dead
10:30:41 <bay|AX|GUUSA> trailer or whatever this is...
10:31:58 <bay|AX|GUUSA> comic sato x sato, director tetsuro araki, series structure: yosuke kuroda, animation madhouse
10:32:06 <bay|AX|GUUSA> it's the story of zombie and sexy girls
10:32:09 <bay|AX|GUUSA> geneon universal music artists
10:32:27 <bay|AX|GUUSA> i've label: mell,kotoko kawada, shimamiya, utatsuki, cg mix, love planet five
10:32:42 <bay|AX|GUUSA> other aritsts; fripside, elisa, kurosaki
10:33:06 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Mell PV - Black lagoon opening
10:34:59 <bay|AX|GUUSA> fripside pv - railgun op1 - only my railgun
10:36:20 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (me kara beam!)
10:35:12 <bay|AX|GUUSA> fripside pv - railgun op 2 - level5- judgelight-
10:36:44 <bay|AX|GUUSA> elisa - railgun ed 1 - dear my friend
10:38:26 <bay|AX|GUUSA> for a long time, we haven't releaed the songs through itunes in the US
10:38:31 <bay|AX|GUUSA> but now available on itunes in the US
10:38:49 <bay|AX|GUUSA> coming soon: frip side, and elisa
10:38:54 <bay|AX|GUUSA> now available, mell and kotoko songs
10:38:54 <bay|AX|GUUSA> (Note: See the bottom of this for the complete list)
10:38:57 <bay|AX|GUUSA> about US distribution
10:39:18 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Black lagoon and hellsing, ... and railgun... by these.. we're not sure... but we think they will be distributed by FUNimation
10:39:37 <bay|AX|GUUSA> high school of the dead..... it will be announced somewhere, sometime during this event
10:40:25 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q&A panel: mitsutoshi ogura, producer of black lagoon, fate stay night, hakuouko, high school of the dead
10:40:35 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Geneon USA was formerly closed, does this mean you are back?
10:41:29 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A; From now on Geneon itself, will be participating in distributing with like FUNimation and stuff, so they are back
10:42:21 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Any idea for producing another Index?
10:43:11 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: For the index series, part 2 will start to air in japan in.. (lost?)
10:43:18 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Michikawa and Hatchin to north america?
10:43:30 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A; Another company
10:43:59 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: How much longer till the final OVAs of hellsing?
10:45:05 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A; we're sorry for the delays with hellsing, it's a very high quality production title...
10:45:18 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: for FSN:UBW, how close does it follow the game?
10:45:26 <bay|AX|GUUSA> any plans for FSN: hollow/ataraxia
10:46:20 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: The movie is very loyal to the original game but it is more based on action so it is more flashy...
10:46:26 <bay|AX|GUUSA> For ataraxia, we will talk about it when we get back to Japan
10:46:39 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: how many eps is Highschool of the dead and are the black lagoon shirts available for sale?
10:47:01 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A; 12 eps for highschool of the dead
10:47:07 <bay|AX|GUUSA> and the tshirts, we can't sell them due to licensing issues
10:47:19 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q; Are any of the series you are releasing going to be dubbed into english
10:47:27 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Second season of familiar of Zero?
10:48:25 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: For zero, it's not owned by Geneon...
10:48:39 <bay|AX|GUUSA> It's only by Geneon USA i guess... i don't know.. sorry..
10:48:56 <bay|AX|GUUSA> For the dubs, we will discuss those with funimation but we do want to
10:49:07 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Funimation titles only or all titles for dubs?
10:49:10 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A; need to discuss that
10:49:33 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: How do you deal with works that deal with manga series that are still going on? Do you decide to do an ending?
10:50:20 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: With ongoing manga series, we usually talk with the original artists and decide if w e wnat an anime only ending or do a to be continued sort of deal
10:50:48 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: More plans for Madhouse? Allison and Lillia in the US?
10:51:29 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: In terms of allison and liilia, would have to ask in japan
10:51:36 <bay|AX|GUUSA> with madhouse, only doing the current 3 titles, do please support us
10:51:56 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Any plans to animate the Heaven's feel arc of FSN
10:53:13 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: It took the staff 2 years to make UBW, so they are pretty tired, but once they recouperate, they are looking forward to doing it... we aren't sure if it's going to be a movie or what though
10:53:41 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q; Regarding I've Sound, any plans of bringing the former artists like Lia?
10:54:23 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: In terms of that, we are trying to push Fripside for the index series, so as an AX attendee, root for it and they might be able to come.
10:54:46 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q; Highschool of the dead is only 12 episodes, any consideration on the ending? original? or doing a second season?
10:55:05 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: Solely depends on how you cheer for us.
10:55:21 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Geneon interested in online distribution and simulcasts
10:55:39 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: It's possible, we're still discussing it.
10:56:17 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Any hints for the Highschool of the dead announce?
10:57:01 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: The distributor will official announce it themselves... if we announce it, we'll get scolded at
10:57:13 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: DVD and Blu-ray for the releases?
10:58:01 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: Currently not decide, but we are making it in blu-ray quality so it's applicable but it is up to the distributor
10:58:29 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Is Funimation going to be your exclusive distributor or is there possibility you will set up shop again to bring in more product under your own title?
10:59:09 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: We do have a very mutual relationship with FUNimation but we don't want to just limit it to them so we are going to open up to other distributors
10:59:51 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Q: Financing or co-producing the appleseed TV series?
11:00:04 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Bought out by NBC universal?
11:00:22 <bay|AX|GUUSA> A: Sorry, don't know anything about apple seed.
11:00:38 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Don't know anything about NBC.
11:01:00 <bay|AX|GUUSA> End
11:05:00 <bay|AX|GUUSA> Itunes US list follows below:
11:06:22 <bay|AX|GUUSA> red fraction, proof, no vain, rideback, kill, by mell
11:07:10 <bay|AX|GUUSA> kotoko, shana op, maria sama ed, hayate op by kotoko
11:07:17 <bay|AX|GUUSA> yoko ishida akano seijaku
11:07:27 <bay|AX|GUUSA> yoko takahashi, yoake umareru shoujo
11:07:36 <bay|AX|GUUSA> sachi tanaka itoshi hiroe
11:08:27 <bay|AX|GUUSA> for US itunes
Notes: None