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Feed from the Bandai panel at New York Comic-Con 2009. Transcription: bayoab
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12:22:12 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> waiting for bandai to show....
12:23:52 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Robert napton has appeared...
12:29:02 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Bandai Entertainment Upcoming releases
12:30:16 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Robert napton ....
12:30:31 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> this is the AV portion of our presentation...
12:31:08 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and the typica techincal issues show up
12:31:10 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Code Geass
12:31:23 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> season 2 current airing on [as]
12:31:40 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer for R2
12:31:58 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (well... the end of R1)
12:32:22 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and R2
12:33:16 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> so as i mentioned, code geass is airing as i speak on AS
12:33:19 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and the season 1 dvds continue to be released
12:33:24 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> the final installment, part 3 will be out this month
12:33:25 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (eps 18-24)
12:33:31 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> adn of course the manga is on sale as i speak...
12:33:36 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> leloush vol 3 in a couple weeks
12:33:51 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and if you haven't seen it, there is the side series suzaku of the counter attack currently available
12:33:51 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Gurren Lagann
12:34:11 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we initially released this series sub only...
12:34:27 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> following that... it was picked up for broadcast ...and we've start releasing the bilingual dvds which have both subs and dubs
12:34:29 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> part 1 and part 2 are out
12:34:38 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> part 3 which will conclue the series... is coming out in...
12:34:40 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> conclude
12:34:42 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> march
12:34:52 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> so look for part 3 of TTGL bilingual then
12:35:00 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and for those of you who haven't seen it... a trailer
12:37:37 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> there will be a limited edition which will have the first vol of the manga which we previously announced...
12:37:47 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> which is an adaptation manga
12:37:51 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Gundam 00
12:38:00 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> continues to air on ani-monday
12:38:01 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> the DVDs will follow later this year
12:38:04 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> don't have a specific date onn that yet
12:38:09 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> it should be in the summer
12:38:14 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and we'll take a look
12:38:16 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (trailer)
12:39:59 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we're happy to have gundam back on tv.. it's been doing quite well...
12:40:12 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> look for the DVD... probably.. looks like may/june...
12:40:16 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we'll have more to talk about later...
12:40:19 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Lucky star...
12:40:25 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> vol 6 of the DVD is coming soon...
12:40:25 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer
12:42:21 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> lucky star.. vol 6 of the dvd will be out in march...
12:42:29 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> the manga... which we announced last year will start releasing in may
12:42:35 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> its ongoing in japan
12:42:49 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Ghost Slayers Ayashi...
12:43:00 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> a title that has been... the subject of some movement...
12:43:03 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> it will be finally releasing this month
12:43:06 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer...
12:44:58 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> so as i mentioned, this is releasing this month
12:45:01 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> there will be al limited edition which will include the manga and a 64 page guidebook
12:45:12 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and a bundle edition which will have the first 10 eps budled together..
12:45:21 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> manga is already in book stores
12:45:29 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> LE box includes box, 2dvd amaray, 64 page guide, manga vol 1
12:45:36 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> GITS2 innocence
12:45:38 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> now available no blu-ray
12:45:49 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> *on
12:45:50 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer
12:46:51 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> sword of the stranger
12:47:13 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> did a one night event with fathom on thursday..
12:47:20 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> very pleased to bring stranger to over 360 screens on one night
12:47:27 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> following this, we will be releasing the DVD
12:47:28 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer
12:48:05 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (the stranger trailer....explains like 55 min of the film in....30)
12:48:06 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> *30 seconds
12:49:14 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Four skus
12:49:17 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> summer 2009...
12:49:22 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> blu-ray regular release 39.98
12:49:31 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> blu-ray limited edition box with OST price TBD
12:49:37 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> standard dvd regular release 29.98
12:49:44 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> standad dvd limited edition box with Ost price TBD
12:50:15 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> hayate the combat butler
12:50:16 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> 52 episode series...
12:50:20 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> DVD release... info coming soon..
12:50:24 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> it will be later this year
12:50:26 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer
12:51:34 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (all dates are tentative before people get surprised if these get pushed back)
12:52:36 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> will start releasing in july
12:52:37 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> this will probably be a sub only series...
12:52:46 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we don't think it will be positioned for broadcas
12:52:47 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> if that changes, you will hear more about it
12:53:02 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> the movie
12:53:29 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer onw
12:55:19 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> will be released in july on dvd
12:55:24 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> sola, anime legends complete collection
12:55:26 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer...
12:55:34 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> coming in 2009
12:57:23 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> sola is... as we announced at NYAF.. was originally a BVUSA title and we were able to acquire it when the companies merged
12:57:35 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> will see if i have a date..
12:57:36 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> same goes for true tears
12:57:44 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> will be released as anime legend complete series collection
12:57:50 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> trailer for true tears
12:59:22 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> so sola and true tears will also be in july ...
12:59:38 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> Akira Bluray coming out... in about.. 2 weeks...
12:59:44 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> remastered...
12:59:56 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> bonus materials: booklet, trailers, teasers, tv cm
13:00:05 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> 1st 10k units comes with 20 page booklet
13:00:09 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> msrp $50
13:00:15 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> something i want to announce...
13:00:21 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> which is ...sometimes you hear these things...
13:00:27 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> the first pressing of this has already sold out
13:00:32 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we have already shipped all available units to retailers
13:00:36 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we have none left
13:01:02 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> because this was produced in japan ...there will be a significant time lapse between this pressing and the next pressing
13:01:16 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> they are already getting reorders from retailers
13:01:24 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> now we will watch the original SD opening
13:01:27 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> not a reflection of the final product i assure you
13:03:10 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we are at NYCC...
13:03:20 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> so im going to talk about our manga line and then an announcement
13:03:26 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> code geass... 3 manga series, lite novel series..
13:03:36 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> leloush vol 1,2 and lite novel 0 on sale
13:04:47 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> vol 1 of the novel soon
13:04:55 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we're hoping to continue the novels with the r2 series
13:05:03 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> gurren lagann.. vol 1 in march, vol 2 in ... june or july
13:05:07 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> ongoing manga series
13:05:17 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> girl who lept through time, coming in 2009
13:05:25 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> manga adapation of the anime film...
13:05:27 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> not the original novel
13:05:42 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> lucky star starts shipping in may
13:05:47 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> there is actually now... 8 vols i believe
13:06:11 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> and ... eureka seven...
13:06:19 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> vol 1-6 adapation manga, vol 1-2 video game manga..
13:06:26 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we will be releasing a compilation of the original manga in 2 vols soon
13:06:30 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> the original vols will be going OOP
13:06:35 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> omnibus style release
13:06:45 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> looking for that later this year
13:06:51 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> witchblade takeru... on sale now
13:06:55 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> vols 1-2
13:06:56 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> manga announcement
13:07:23 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we are releasing gundam 00 maga..
13:07:24 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> *manga
13:07:48 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> this is the first gundam anime and manga for banda
13:07:53 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> the first vol of the adaptation manga will be in august
13:07:59 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we have also acquired 00F and the lite novels
13:08:11 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> lots of 00... as well as the second season which will hopefully airing soon
13:08:11 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> announcement...
13:08:25 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> that concludes the AV portion...
13:08:25 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> i have one more...
13:08:35 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> but it has to be nonvisual...
13:09:03 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> so... one of the questions which you always get... is what wis bandai doing with online distribution..
13:09:12 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> so im here to announce.... we start streaming on youtube with a soft alunch...
13:09:19 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> eps 1-5 now available on youtube on a bandai channel
13:09:30 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> *launch
13:09:31 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> they provided everything but the URL
13:09:35 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> look for it, it is live
13:09:40 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> subsequent eps 5 at a tie
13:09:41 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> time
13:09:47 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> all 50 eps will eventually be on youtube
13:09:51 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> more titles will be online in the future
13:09:59 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> geass, and gundam 00 are confirmed for youtube
13:10:10 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> these are the dubbed versions...
13:10:12 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> at this time
13:11:01 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> in addition to youtube... joost
13:11:22 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (possible partner...)
13:12:11 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (polling the audience...)
13:12:30 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> streaming movies and episodes are planend
13:12:55 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> this is the begining of them, there will be more soon
13:13:00 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> now throwing it open for q&a
13:13:53 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> questions about kurokami.. not airing and how is it being dubbed...
13:14:10 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (lol not counting sd gundam)
13:14:46 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> has to look into the non-airing... its been a challange for production
13:15:35 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (question was about kurokami not airing this week)
13:17:06 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> for gundam 00 light novels.. which one? the adaptation one
13:19:21 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (question about market trends)
13:20:41 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> LS v6 LE... sales dictate those types of things... if the LE ever resurfaces is unknown.... don't hold your breathe...
13:23:00 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> girl who lept through time on blu-ray
13:23:05 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we'd like to...
13:23:08 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we're discussing it
13:23:11 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> no firm news
13:26:46 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> character songs that were included on the drama series too? or the official doujinshi for the US?
13:27:02 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> there is a lot of geass material...i don't know if any of those are discussed
13:27:16 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> we're trying to release as much as the market can handle
13:27:43 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> (what the hell are all these creation questions....)
13:28:02 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> what resolution are the youtube videos?
13:28:09 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> doesn't know off hand
13:29:09 <bay|NYCC|Bandai> thank you for coming
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