Today during its panel at the 2014 Anime Expo, being held in Los Angeles, CA this weekend, anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. revealed the acquisition of new anime titles for their Lucky Penny and Nozomi Entertainment labels, “Yakitate!! Japan”, “Space Pirate Mito”, “Fantastic Detective Labyrinth” and “Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san”.
“Yakitate!! Japan” is a Sunrise animated, 69-episode comedy TV series that aired in Japan from 2004 to 2006. It is based on the manga by Takashi Hashiguchi. The series will be released through the Nozomi Entertainment label beginning in 2015, with Japanese audio and English subtitles.
“Space Pirate Mito” is a two season (Space Pirate Mito and Space Pirate Mito: A Pair of Queens), 26-episode series that originally aired in Japan in 1999, featuring animation by Triangle Staff. The Luck Penny Entertainment label will release the series, with remastered video and updated translations, on DVD in the fall of 2014, with English audio (season one), Japanese audio and English subtitles.
The 25-episode “Fantastic Detective Labyrinth” anime series is based on the first six volumes of the manga created by Meito Manjo. It originally aired in Japan from October 2007 to March 2008. “Fantastic Detective Labyrinth” will be released as a complete series DVD set, with Japanese audio and English subtitles, in fall 2014 through the Lucky Penny Entertainment label.
The supernatural comedy, “Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san” will also be released by the Lucky Penny Entertainment label, and the 26-episode is based on the manga by Yasuhisa Kubo. The series features animation by Production I.G., and the first season began airing April to July 2011, with the second season running from March to June of 2013. The anime will be released in 2015 as a complete series DVD set, including Japanese audio and English subtitles.
Clips from each of the newly announced series can be found at the Right Stuf coming soon page.
Right Stuf also announced some details about “Sengoku Collection”, which releases on DVD in August. The collection will feature all 26-episodes in a single DVD keepcase, with Japanese audio, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. It will include the clean opening and closing as on-disc extras. More information about the series can be found at the official site.
Also announced, was that the final DVD release of “Mobile Suit Gundam UC” will be available in October. The fourth part will include the final episode of the series, featuring English and Japanese audio and English and Spanish subtitles. Included as on-disc extras will be “The Story So Far”, episode EX “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, promo videos, TV commercials and character highlights. You can learn more about “Mobile Suit Gundam UC” by visiting the official page.