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Unedited Feed from the Bandai Panel at Anime Expo 2009. Transcription: zalas
Note: ( ) is usually commenting on the panel and was not said.

09:00:19 <zalas|Bandai> Thank you for coming this early Friday morning
09:00:23 <zalas|Bandai> Robert Napton, director of marketing
09:00:30 <zalas|Bandai> INternet sales division, Ai Takai
09:00:33 <zalas|Bandai> New project
09:01:21 <zalas|Bandai> Teamed up with music production company Lantis
09:01:22 <zalas|Bandai> new project
09:01:35 <zalas|Bandai> We're going to deliver anime songs and jpop in iTunes store
09:01:37 <zalas|Bandai> in United States and Canada
09:01:51 <zalas|Bandai> The service will be available in iTunes store later this month or sometime august at the latest
09:02:05 <zalas|Bandai> for more info, please visit wwww.myspace.com/j_anison
09:02:19 <zalas|Bandai> lantis has a variety of singers
09:02:34 <zalas|Bandai> No Border, first song available
09:02:37 <zalas|Bandai> from JAM Project
09:04:16 <zalas|Bandai> (playing PV now)
09:06:00 <zalas|Bandai> (http://www.myspace.com/j_anisong)
09:06:45 <zalas|Bandai> Just a little tease there
09:06:53 <zalas|Bandai> If you have any questions regarding this project, please talk to me after the panel
09:07:12 <zalas|Bandai> Summer 2009
09:07:24 <zalas|Bandai> Kurokami-Code Geass-Gundam 00 <-- youtube channel
09:07:33 <zalas|Bandai> We have a youtube channel, please check it out
09:08:04 <zalas|Bandai> Next we're going to talk about a title
09:08:06 <zalas|Bandai> Sword of the Stranger
09:08:16 <zalas|Bandai> "A Prophecy..."
09:08:22 <zalas|Bandai> "Once every hundred years"
09:09:37 <zalas|Bandai> (his laptop is skipping)
09:10:00 <zalas|Bandai> On sale now
09:10:07 <zalas|Bandai> DVD and BluRay
09:10:34 <zalas|Bandai> Kurokami is a new series that we launched on iatv
09:10:35 <zalas|Bandai> kinda unique
09:10:38 <zalas|Bandai> simulcast with japan and korea
09:10:47 <zalas|Bandai> now it's availalbe on our youtube channel as well as CR
09:10:51 <zalas|Bandai> we're going to show you a little bit of the trailer
09:12:26 <zalas|Bandai> So that's kurokami
09:12:29 <zalas|Bandai> Check it out on youtube
09:12:34 <zalas|Bandai> we'll be announcing dvd info on this series in the near future
09:12:44 <zalas|Bandai> Code Geass R2, now playing at 2am on Adult Swim!
09:14:31 <zalas|Bandai> Coming in August, R2 part 1
09:14:31 <zalas|Bandai> Episodes 1-7
09:14:34 <zalas|Bandai> Jap/Eng audio
09:14:37 <zalas|Bandai> audio commentary, gallery extras
09:14:54 <zalas|Bandai> Gundam 00 Season 2 now on scifi cahnnel ani monday
09:15:04 <zalas|Bandai> (finally readjusting the screen so that it's not cut off)
09:15:22 <zalas|Bandai> right on cue, my trailer decided not to play, right in front of our 3 distinguished guests for gundam 00
09:17:04 <zalas|Bandai> Available 7.21
09:17:06 <zalas|Bandai> season 1 part 1
09:17:10 <zalas|Bandai> part 1 2 disc
09:17:12 <zalas|Bandai> episodes 1-9
09:17:14 <zalas|Bandai> 4 promo videeos
09:17:15 <zalas|Bandai> textless openings
09:17:16 <zalas|Bandai> 39.98
09:17:18 <zalas|Bandai> part 1 special edition
09:17:25 <zalas|Bandai> plus 00 manga vol 1, 00f manga vol 1
09:17:27 <zalas|Bandai> srp 49.98
09:17:36 <zalas|Bandai> these manga will not be available in bookstore until later this year
09:18:00 <zalas|Bandai> sunday at 3pm, in lp2, we're having a gundam 00 focus panel with the 3 goh from the series
09:18:16 <zalas|Bandai> Gurren Lagann
09:18:20 <zalas|Bandai> We'll watch the trailer
09:18:36 <zalas|Bandai> First 3 parts are available now on DVD
09:18:48 <zalas|Bandai> I believe it's still playing on animonday as well
09:20:50 <zalas|Bandai> (playing GL dub trailer)
09:21:26 <zalas|Bandai> Lucky Star OVA
09:21:32 <zalas|Bandai> coming at you
09:21:36 <zalas|Bandai> watching a little clip
09:22:52 <zalas|Bandai> 14.98
09:22:55 <zalas|Bandai> 43 minute ova
09:23:04 <zalas|Bandai> extras including specia live recording of lucky star chanel radio show, lucky star event at wshinomiya shrine
09:23:12 <zalas|Bandai> first week of august
09:23:19 <zalas|Bandai> Hayate the Combat Butler
09:23:20 <zalas|Bandai> watch the opening
09:25:25 <zalas|Bandai> Coming 7.21
09:25:26 <zalas|Bandai> part 1
09:25:26 <zalas|Bandai> 39.98
09:25:29 <zalas|Bandai> ep 1-7
09:25:31 <zalas|Bandai> srp 39.98
09:25:35 <zalas|Bandai> jap audio, eng subtitles
09:25:37 <zalas|Bandai> 8 volumes total
09:25:40 <zalas|Bandai> 52 ep series
09:25:44 <zalas|Bandai> be sure to check out the first one
09:25:45 <zalas|Bandai> .hack//GU trilogy
09:25:52 <zalas|Bandai> theatrical movie
09:25:56 <zalas|Bandai> based on .hack//GU game
09:28:13 <zalas|Bandai> srp 19.98
09:28:15 <zalas|Bandai> jap aud, eng sub
09:28:19 <zalas|Bandai> extras include parody mode
09:28:24 <zalas|Bandai> true tears anime legends
09:28:26 <zalas|Bandai> coming in July
09:29:00 <zalas|Bandai> (showing trailer)
09:30:07 <zalas|Bandai> 2 disc collection of 13 ep series
09:30:09 <zalas|Bandai> 39.98
09:30:12 <zalas|Bandai> extras include textless opening and ending
09:30:16 <zalas|Bandai> sola anime legends
09:30:27 <zalas|Bandai> originally going to be released by bvusa
09:30:33 <zalas|Bandai> were able to pick it up and bring it in
09:32:14 <zalas|Bandai> Coming in August
09:32:16 <zalas|Bandai> 15 ep complete collection
09:32:18 <zalas|Bandai> 13 tv plus 2 ova
09:32:20 <zalas|Bandai> on 3 disc ocllection
09:32:21 <zalas|Bandai> jap aud eng sub
09:32:23 <zalas|Bandai> 45
09:32:27 <zalas|Bandai> Also in July
09:32:38 <zalas|Bandai> Freedom 1 and Anime Leg E7 Comp Collection II
09:32:52 <zalas|Bandai> Manga
09:33:01 <zalas|Bandai> Code Geass vol 4 just shipped
09:33:13 <zalas|Bandai> series of light novels of Code Geass
09:33:26 <zalas|Bandai> side story
09:33:28 <zalas|Bandai> suzaku of the counterattack
09:33:29 <zalas|Bandai> vol 1 and 2
09:33:34 <zalas|Bandai> what if reinterpretation
09:34:13 <zalas|Bandai> nightmare of nunally, what if nunally got a geass as well
09:34:24 <zalas|Bandai> Gurren Lagann
09:34:26 <zalas|Bandai> VOl 1 on sale now
09:34:28 <zalas|Bandai> vol 2 coming in July
09:34:40 <zalas|Bandai> the girl who leapt through time
09:34:42 <zalas|Bandai> in stores in July!
09:35:05 <zalas|Bandai> lucky star
09:35:06 <zalas|Bandai> vol 1 now on sale
09:35:20 <zalas|Bandai> vol 2 will be out around september
09:35:20 <zalas|Bandai> doing very well
09:35:30 <zalas|Bandai> great translation by rique takashi(?)
09:35:39 <zalas|Bandai> Gundam 00 -> August, Gundam 00F -> October
09:36:15 <zalas|Bandai> E7, complete colleciton
09:36:18 <zalas|Bandai> vol 1-3 of original eureka seven manga
09:36:20 <zalas|Bandai> coming in september
09:36:53 <zalas|Bandai> Witchblade Takeru
09:37:02 <zalas|Bandai> "best repackaging of a foreign publication"
09:37:06 <zalas|Bandai> Nomiated for a Harvey Award
09:37:10 <zalas|Bandai> complete collection coming in november
09:37:19 <zalas|Bandai> Announcement Time!
09:37:34 <zalas|Bandai> We're just going to show the beginning portion of the new announcement
09:37:59 <zalas|Bandai> bones
09:39:11 <zalas|Bandai> (some E7 thing)
09:47:25 <zalas|Bandai> Eureka Seven
09:47:29 <zalas|Bandai> -good night, sleep tight, young lovers-
09:47:32 <zalas|Bandai> theatrical film
09:47:36 <zalas|Bandai> currently in release in Japan
09:47:41 <zalas|Bandai> kind of a part two to announcement
09:47:43 <zalas|Bandai> on sept 24
09:47:46 <zalas|Bandai> on night only
09:47:50 <zalas|Bandai> MCM Fathom
09:47:58 <zalas|Bandai> roughly 3-400 theaters nationwide
09:48:07 <zalas|Bandai> tickets on sale august 21
09:48:10 <zalas|Bandai> www.fathomevents.com
09:48:30 <zalas|Bandai> premiere of eng language version
09:48:46 <zalas|Bandai> not a remake/reimagination but a regeneration of e7 story
09:48:59 <zalas|Bandai> eurekasevenmovie.bandai-ent.com
09:49:16 <zalas|Bandai> part 3 of announcement
09:49:19 <zalas|Bandai> also live as of right now
09:49:24 <zalas|Bandai> we got together with ann
09:49:28 <zalas|Bandai> and they're streaming e7 tv series
09:51:24 <zalas|Bandai> Q: making of feature after e7 movie, like sword of stranger?
09:51:29 <zalas|Bandai> A: full 30 minutes of additional footage
09:51:55 <zalas|Bandai> Q: since you released tokikake, summer wars is coming out in about a month, any hope of seeing that?
09:52:01 <zalas|Bandai> A: we don't have the rights at this time
09:52:08 <zalas|Bandai> Q: dennou coil?
09:52:13 <zalas|Bandai> A: we'll put that on our list
09:52:24 <zalas|Bandai> Q: second season of haruhi on DVD?
09:52:29 <zalas|Bandai> A: classified information
09:52:50 <zalas|Bandai> Q: when do you anticipate increased support for BluRay media
09:53:02 <zalas|Bandai> A: we already have several bluray releases, Akira, SotS, Innocence, Escaflowne Movie
09:53:13 <zalas|Bandai> A: we're supporting bluray slowly ramping up, but...
09:53:18 <zalas|Bandai> Q: gundam 00 / CG on bluray?
09:53:25 <zalas|Bandai> A: TV series bluray, we're negotaiting with licensor
09:53:51 <zalas|Bandai> Q: any other bandai programs on 18.2?
09:53:55 <zalas|Bandai> A: currently E7
09:54:07 <zalas|Bandai> A: 18.2 - we're televising some of our series there
09:54:30 <zalas|Bandai> Q: galaxy angel rune, what's going on with that?
09:54:53 <zalas|Bandai> A: we have no plan at this moment
09:55:03 <zalas|Bandai> Q: plans on ZZ?
09:55:05 <zalas|Bandai> A: hopefully
09:55:26 <zalas|Bandai> Q: .hack//GU going to be dubbed in English
09:55:29 <zalas|Bandai> A: don't have a plan yet
09:56:26 <zalas|Bandai> Q: what are the requirements in being involved with screening E7?
09:56:45 <zalas|Bandai> A: we work with Fathom for the theaters, we don't specifically deal directly with the theaters
09:57:00 <zalas|Bandai> Q: omnibus format will include extras like cover art, color pages
09:57:04 <zalas|Bandai> A: pretty contain everything in the manga
09:57:11 <zalas|Bandai> A: dunno if we'll have additional material
09:57:15 <zalas|Bandai> A: anything original release wil be in
09:57:25 <zalas|Bandai> Q: yakitate japan?
09:57:30 <zalas|Bandai> A: currently we don't have the rights
09:57:48 <zalas|Bandai> Q: any of the shows you previewed today, possibilty on tv/ sci-fi channel?
09:57:57 <zalas|Bandai> A: yeah, not anything we can say at this time
09:59:09 <zalas|Bandai> Q: still releasing BV DVDs in USA?
09:59:09 <zalas|Bandai> A: yeah
09:59:22 <zalas|Bandai> Q: about some of the DVDs you're going tobe releasing soon, any out in exhibitor hall?
09:59:24 <zalas|Bandai> A: not that we know of
09:59:57 <zalas|Bandai> Q: rerelease gunbuster/gunbuster2 in bluray?
10:00:06 <zalas|Bandai> A: we'll take that under consideration
10:00:24 <zalas|Bandai> Q: big fan of BotS, any plan to release next installment?
10:00:29 <zalas|Bandai> A: we will take that under consideration
10:00:45 <zalas|Bandai> Q: interest in releasing tokikake novel?
10:01:00 <zalas|Bandai> A: no plans yet, but I mean something we'll think about
10:07:51 <zalas|Bandai> just talked to Takai
10:08:06 <zalas|Bandai> plans are not finalized yet
10:08:11 <zalas|Bandai> it will most likely be nonDRM
10:08:18 <zalas|Bandai> and will be either 0.99/1.29 per song
10:08:24 <zalas|Bandai> and also will have album sales as well
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