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|August 17th, 2007, 01:01 PM||#1|
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Aug 17 2007
Like an old friend coming back to visit once again, the AnimeNation Newsletter arrives this week, bringing with it word of the return of an anime favorite. The long out of print first season of the Slayers TV series is now available again. Lina, Gourry, Amelia, Zelgadiss and the rest of the gang are back to remind long time fans of why Slayers has been so successful, and introduce themselves to new viewers that haven't experienced this modern classic. The entire 26 episode first season is now available in a handy four disc collection, available at a sweet price.
Need your hentai RIGHT NOW!!!? Now you can stream a large selection of Hentai titles on-demand! The best part is, you can even come back for up to 48 hours and watch it again! Our new on-demand streaming service makes it easy to get your hentai with no waiting! Satisfy a sudden craving, or sample a new title for cheap! Here's the current full list of streaming titles (18 & OVER ONLY):
We know that anime fans love watching the stuff that average folks don't "get," so we're proud to bring you even more cult and underground entertainment. AnimeNation now offers a large selection of provocative, extreme, and unique animated and live action films from distributors Unearthed Films and Synapse Films. Try out the infamous "Guinea Pig"
Japanese gore films, one of which was directed by famous manga creator Hideshi Hino, the American animated zombie gore comedy City of Rott, or go even further international with challenging Russian horror. Take a close look at our full selection. We're sure you'll find something that piques your curiosity.
Fans of the beloved "sad girls in snow" genre will be overjoyed by this week's American debut of the acclaimed Air television series. Produced by fan favorite studio Kyoto Animation, this romantic drama is lushly drawn and colored, nicely animated, and certain to pull on your heartstrings with its bittersweet story. This one's sure to be a cult sensation, so check it out now to see what everyone will be talking about!
This weekend only we're going to blow out a barrage of Media Blasters merchandise. Select DVDs, t-shirts, and toys will be on sale at 40% up to over 60% off their list prices! Discounts this big are absolutely unbeatable, but we can't wrestle these prices down this low for long.
Hurry to take advantage of these stunning sale prices while they last!
Please note: Limited quantities.
Our FUNimation clearance is also in full swing. Over 200 different DVDs are now available at a whole 40% off of list price. Choose from classics like Dragon Ball Z and Lupin the Third, or save big on brand new releases like Mushishi and Peach Girl. Plus, purchase any three FUNi discs (or even a boxed set with at least 3 discs in it), and we'll throw in a bonus Kodocha "Babbit" bag for free! To make this sweet 40% DVD discount even better, just buy any 3 FUNimation DVDs listed on the AnimeNation site and type "babbit bag" into the comment field when you check out.
Even though the original manufacturer is completely sold out of them, AnimeNation has managed to acquire a very limited number of the awesome new Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask "Fierce Deity Link" statue. This exquisitely detailed poly-stone statue stands a massive 14.5 inches tall and comes completely painted and assembled, ready for display right out of the box. Only 2,500 of these statues were released worldwide, and already nearly all of them have been snatched up by serious collectors.
If you're a Zelda fan, this is a can't miss opportunity, but act fast because the few units we've got available are strictly first-come-first -served, and we expect them to go quickly.
We know that you're a busy person, always on the go. But that shouldn't prevent you from always having a bit of the anime spirit! Take it with you! A massive varitey of brand new anime keychains has just arrived.
From A to, well, T, we've got you covered with Afro Samurai to Tsubasa, with Bleach, Naruto, Hellsing, Gravitation, Black Cat, and many other styles in between! These inexpensive and handy little items are fun to have around, and affordable enough to collect. Check out our full selection!
The swordplay action game "Heavenly Sword" for the Playstation 3 is on the way. Leading into it, Sony has produced a five-episode animated prequel. Although it's not technically anime, it ought to appeal to most anime fans. The first episode is available for free on the official Heavenly Sword homepage.
This week's jam packed newsletter may be a lot to digest at once, so we'll wrap it up here to allow everyone to concentrate on whichever announcements seem most interesting. Enjoy all we have to offer. After all, we're here exclusively for you. Thanks for reading, and thanks for your continuing support!
|August 31st, 2007, 04:04 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: AnimeNation's Underground Lair.
Get your Passport to the Nation! By popular demand, a program that lets you save more on your purchases, all the time. As a Passport holder, you can save an *additional* 10% on all your AnimeNation shopping, get special member-only deals, and even save 10% on your RentAnime.com membership! If you buy only about 4 DVDs a year, then your membership pays for itself! Check out the Anime Passport page for more:
Labor Day Weekend Sale
Ok, big deals first. The Funimation sale ended today, but never fear, we've got some great deals to carry you through the weekend. Tons of in-stock items at 30, 40, even 50% off! Get limited editions like Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya DVD 2 and My-Otome DVD 1 at 40% off! There's hentai and manga too, be sure to stop in before the deals end on Tuesday!
Girls High Up For ON-Demand!
Wondering what series to watch next? Why wait? You can watch Girls High right now with AnimeNation's Anime Right Now streaming service! For only 1.99/episode, you can be watching anime right away! It's a great way to try it out, or just watch the whole series! And you don't have to worry about interruptions or waiting, as with all our streaming titles, you can come back for 48 hours and watch it again!
Witchblade DVD & Figure
FUNimation is giving us some special promo pricing on this highly anticipated series, so we're passing it along to you! For a limited time, Save 35% on your preorder of Witchblade! Follow the page links to the official site to see trailers and more! There are only a few Witchblade figures left too, it's our top-selling Figure right now!
Witchblade 'Masane Amaha' PVC Figure
Cult Horror Begins On-Demand Streaming
A couple weeks ago we added cult horror to our mix, and so far we've had nothing but good feedback from the horror fans among you. There's more on the way, but for now, we've started adding streaming versions of the same titles! Don't want to wait or buy the DVD? Just want to 'try it out'? Get it right now! Streaming versions of Black Sun, Bone Sickness, Cannibal, Ichi, and Guinea Pig: Mermaid in a Manhole are ready for the not-so-sqeamish .
John's in Tokyo!
'Ask John's' on vacation, but he's posting to the forums, and skyping in to the podcast from Tokyo! Read about his daily travels in the land of anime goodness, and tune in to the Anime News Podcast to keep updated. If you can't make it to Tokyo right now (like most of us), at least John is living it for you!
John's Forum Thread
Anime News Podcast