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Feed from the Kadokawa panel at Anime-Expo 2008. Transcription: bayoab
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17:35:19 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> kadokawa is setting up on stage...
17:35:21 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> they have posters...
17:35:24 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> a haruhi pillow
17:39:35 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (Still setting up)
17:43:23 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> okay...
17:43:24 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> here we go
17:43:33 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> hello
17:43:57 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> lets start with... video starts
17:44:18 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> before we start...
17:44:22 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> since we have a nice size crowd
17:44:25 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> .....move center...
17:45:19 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> thank you for coming
17:45:21 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> for kadokawa panel
17:45:24 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> this is chiako
17:45:26 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> yuuko..
17:45:28 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> hi...
17:45:33 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> we're from kadokawa...
17:45:47 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> first of all... i think... many of you guys do not know about kadokawa.. so let me introduce about kadokawa
17:45:54 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> kadokawa is one of the largest publishers of japanese manga
17:46:16 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> and kadokawa pictures, a subsidiary of kadokawa... have released
17:46:26 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (Chiyako tasai and yuko abe for names)
17:46:36 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> many many titles released in the US already
17:46:48 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> for anime.. Fmp, tokikae, haruhi
17:47:01 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> presentation schedule: updates on existing titles... 6 new titles...
17:47:08 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> give away prizes
17:47:13 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> short q&a
17:47:26 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> first.... our new titles...
17:47:31 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> starting with... new sexy titles...
17:47:40 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> h2o ~footprints in the sand
17:47:42 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> based on an adult game..
17:47:45 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> which we call eroge
17:47:51 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> 12 episodes based on an eroge..
17:47:56 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> swimsuits.. panties.. drama
17:48:12 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> good luck! ninomiya-kun
17:48:15 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> 12 eps based on light novel
17:48:26 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> serious boy with a demon girl...
17:48:31 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> romance with androphobia..
17:48:44 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> some animation samples now...
17:48:56 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> non-credit opening of ninomiya
17:50:28 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> rental magica
17:50:40 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> 24 eps action super-natural series based on light novel
17:50:44 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> director itsuro kawasaki
17:50:49 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (trc movie and keroro tv series)
17:51:01 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> fun fast paced action that showcases magic from various cultures
17:51:08 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> story centers around a magician rental company service..
17:51:21 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> the lyrics attached op
17:53:04 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> coo ~our guardian~
17:53:08 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> 24 episode comedy and supernatural drama
17:53:17 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> director yoshiaki iwasaki (love hina)
17:53:25 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> series script organization by reiko yoshida
17:53:36 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> morally ambiguous gender switching guardian spirit and 2 boys
17:53:44 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> cool traditional japanese spirituality mystery and laughs
17:54:26 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (Wagaya no Oinari-sama)
17:54:39 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (we're basically going through the C&D titles right now...)
17:54:46 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (for those who haven't picked up the pattern)
17:55:10 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> showing the regular op now... with a huge SAMPLE over the video
17:55:48 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> romantica ~pure love~
17:56:01 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> 12 episodes boys love comedy/drama based on a japanese comic (That has sold over 3 mil copies in japan)
17:56:05 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> director chiaki kon (bleach)
17:56:12 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> series writing organization rika nakase (bleach)
17:56:28 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> more than a love triangle, 3 couples mixed together... a love diamond?
17:56:34 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> the opening again with sample letters
17:56:47 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (Junjou Romantica)
17:58:07 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> spice and wolf
17:58:17 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> 13 episodes fantasy drama based on the award-winning light novel
17:58:25 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> character designer by kazuya kuroda (chrono crusade and vandread)
17:58:31 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> based in a fictitious feudal europe
17:58:39 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> clever odd couple who try to outwit eachother in the world of bartering
17:58:58 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> "warning - animation contains some nudity"
17:59:19 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> opening....
18:00:50 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> now...
18:00:53 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> updates on existing titles..
18:00:55 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> tokikake....
18:01:02 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> the girl who leapt through time
18:01:07 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> regular and special edition DVD this november
18:01:16 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> lucky star
18:01:22 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> vol 2 in stores now
18:01:26 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> ova is now in production
18:01:52 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> first... trailer for tokikake
18:03:37 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> now...
18:03:42 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> we have a special guest from bandai entertainment
18:03:46 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> director of marketing
18:03:49 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> robert napton
18:04:08 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> also from ocean studios... jennifer fairweather...couldn't hear...
18:04:09 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> who dubbed this title..
18:04:25 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> how was the theatrical release in la and ny @ robert?
18:04:30 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> it went very well...
18:04:46 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> the next states are in seattle in august
18:04:50 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> and most recently we just firmed up boston
18:04:53 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> the brattle theater
18:04:58 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> we will be updating the dates on the website next week
18:05:04 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> it will be happening in august
18:05:08 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> and we are planning more theatrical dates soon
18:05:19 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> we hope to get it into 10 or more theaters
18:05:24 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> there are still more in the planning stages
18:05:31 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> either the kadokawa or the bandai-ent site
18:05:47 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> we will continue to update the theatrical release as it continues
18:05:51 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> dvd will be nov 18th
18:05:57 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> there will be a limited edition with 2 discs
18:05:59 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> as well as the original ost
18:06:02 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> it is loaded with extras
18:06:12 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> a lot of the extras that were on the special editions in japan
18:06:20 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> there will also be a regular edition
18:06:35 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> so.. jennifer.. can you tell us your experience with recording...
18:06:41 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> i had the pleasure of working on this project with ocean studios...
18:06:45 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> i thought i would go through the cast a little
18:06:49 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> emily hirst is makoto
18:06:56 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> new actor working with ocean.. her first time
18:07:18 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> andrew francis - chiaki
18:07:22 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> looked just like the character in the movie
18:07:31 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> alex zahara playing kosuke
18:07:36 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> saffron henderson - aunt..
18:07:53 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (spelling accuracy may vary)
18:08:24 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> if you watch carefully, there are cross details between the original film and this one
18:08:40 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> robert: one more comment about seattle
18:08:41 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> aug 29-sep 4th
18:08:47 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> varsity theater in seattle
18:08:55 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (already out there supposedly
18:09:18 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> and now...
18:09:22 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> maybe... give away
18:14:14 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> q&a
18:14:34 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> gamera vs godzilla?
18:15:05 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> owned by two different companies so...
18:15:33 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> tokikake w/ jp subtitles (for educational purposes)?
18:15:42 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> no....
18:16:26 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> we'll consider for latter
18:17:13 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> when US announcement for those titles?
18:17:17 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> can't say
18:17:23 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> will release in us soon
18:17:55 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> how is working w/ bandai....?
18:18:00 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> they're really great
18:20:07 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> tokikake on bluray?
18:20:11 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> hopefully ...next year
18:20:20 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (from president of kadokawa pictures usa)
18:21:45 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (i went and asked a question about whether the derivative content sharing model on youtube would be brought over to the US.)
18:21:57 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> lucky star ova... any details?
18:22:00 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> no details yet...
18:23:47 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> haruhi s2? yes...
18:24:35 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> convention screenings of tokikake? check the website
18:24:57 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> any chance of phoenix for tokikake? maybe
18:25:39 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> (the question was "is there a haruhi s2" basically)
18:27:03 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> question about how they are different from general licensing?
18:27:42 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> they are closer to the origin ....
18:27:47 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> planning for tokikake san fran? yes....
18:30:49 <bay|AX|Kadokawa> end
Updates: Corrected dub actors names
Notes: None