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#36

While voice acting seems like a cool job, I assume it takes more than a few VA’s to dub an anime. From licensing to release, can you describe the other jobs required to dub and release your anime?

The answer to this will be part of a larger series of things we are working on here at Sentai. While I can’t answer this NOW, it will definitely be answered in the future. :slight_smile:

Why is Sentai Filmworks so amazing? Also, if you could buy a custom waffle maker that comes in ANY SHAPE YOU WANT, what shape would you choose? Would you top said waffles in a flavored syrup other than the standard maple?

1st question: I’m going to have to say because of the amazing and handsome work their social media guy is doing. Super awesome job, guy. :wink:
2nd question: The shape of anime obviously. What that shape is I couldn’t tell you, I can only dream.
3rd question: Standard maple. I’m a no frills guy.

Any new license announcements coming up within the next few weeks?

Yes. Plenty. :wink:

Is Sentai ever going to give their shows a Toonami airing?

A lot of different factors come into play for something like this to happen. Certainly it’s not as easy as "giving’ one of our shows a Toonami airing, there are tons of things involved in that process.


#37

“No brag, just fact” :laughing:

Seriously, Sentai’s social media guy does seem to be a cut above his TX/CA fellows.


#38


[size=20]New Releases This Week: One Hell of a Power Struggle[/size]
3/17/2015 12:15:17 PM

This week sees the release of one of our more recently announced titles, Devils and Realist. With the power to choose the interim ruler of hell in his hands, what will young William Twining decide? The decision wont be easy, especially since he wants absolutely nothing to do with it, and the fact that some of the candidates have decided to skew the odds in their favor by staying as close to William as possible!


[size=16]Devils & Realist[/size]
When William Twining breaks into his bankrupt family’s vaults seeking funds for his tuition, he discovers that he’s supposed to choose the interim ruler of Hell! That would be a bedeviling predicament under any circumstances, but when the bearer of said dread tidings is also hitting William up for the job… Well, it’s just not a good thing. Nor is it easy to put the would-be Devil behind you, as the impish Dantalion quickly roots himself into William’s school life.

Genres: Drama, Comedy, Action, Supernatural

Rating: TV-14 [D]


Dubbing Studios discussion
#39

[size=20]Sentai Filmworks x Anime Matsuri 2015: See You There![/size]
3/18/2015 1:08:22 PM

UPDATE #1: We’ve added locations and times for our events below!

Convention season is coming up soon, and our first stop wont be too far from the office…it’ll be just down the road actually! This year will be our very first time attending Anime Matsuri, Houston’s premiere anime and Japanese culture convention, so we’ve got a couple of things lined up for our big first year, and they include:

[size=16]Sentai Filmworks Industry Panel[/size]
Join us at the Sentai Filmworks Industry panel to be the first to find out about our exciting new releases and plans for 2015! You’ll be guaranteed to be wowed by at least one of the big reveals during our panel, so make sure to stick around til the very end for fun, prizes, and more!
Friday April 3rd @ 1 PM in Panel Room 2

[size=16]Super Sonico English Dub World Premiere[/size]
Ever since we announced that Jessica Nigri would be voicing the bubbly-bright pink haired sensation known as Super Sonico, fans have been clamoring to hear the English dub in all its glory. Well, the time has come! Don’t miss the WORLD PREMIERE of the Super Sonico English dub ONLY at Anime Matsuri! Make sure to get there early, we’re expecting a full house for this one. :wink:
Saturday April 4th @ 2:30 PM in Panel Room 1

[size=16]Booth Events[/size]
Our Sentai Filmworks booth will be busy all weekend long with events, including:

Live Auditions
Earlier this month we announced our acquisition of the smash hit series, Parasyte -the maxim-. We are so stoked about our announcement that we thought we would let you guys in on the fun, too!

To celebrate our new show, we will be holding live auditions for some bit parts in the series. If you’re the lucky winner, you’ll actually get to visit Sentai Filmworks’ studios and voice a minor character in the show. Plus, you’ll get to see your name in the credits of our future release of Parasyte! If you think you have what it takes, head to our booth for your chance to “Be Consumed” by Parasyte. :wink:

Head to Hulu to catch the first 13 episodes for free today!

Parasyte Body Painting
Right next door to our live audition space will be our Parasyte body painting station, where you’ll be able to get your own Parasyte painted onto your arm or face by our professional body painter. An adorable/blood curdling Migi can be yours, but you’ll have to make it to our booth first, so don’t miss out!
Live Audtions Area and Body Painting Station can be found in Exhibit Hall C&D, Booth #1002

Once you’ve lent us your voice or have become infected by a parasyte, make sure to pick up some sweet Parasyte posters and buttons before you go. :wink:

[size=16]OUTSIDE EVENTS[/size]

Haikyu!! Meetup

Come hang out with your fellow Karasuno High teammates at the Haikyu!! cosplay meetup! Get your picture taken with the entire team on April 3rd from 1:30 to 2:30 in Discovery Green Park - Jones Lawn (The farther, red Synchronicity of Color Art Wall) See you there!


Dubbing Studios discussion
April 2015 Conventions
#40

With Seven Seas Game and Funi doing the Space Dandy card game, that got me thinking: what Sentai/MJ/etc. properties could be good games and in what game form?

Bodaciou Space Pirates could work as a sprawling 4X type game, ala Twilight Imperium.
Ruin Explorers could be a dungeon hack/exploration type game like the D&D boardgames.
HotD in the vein of Zombicide or Pandemic.

And of course they can all work as TRPGs.


#41

The guys at @animetoday are starting up their Anime Madness showdown, go here to vote for your favorite Sentai shows!

10:20 AM - 19 Mar 2015


#42

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Kyle Colby Jones
‏@KyleColby
I’ve got @LeraldoAnzaldua in the booth today making the talky noises! Woohoo! #SentaiFilmworks


#43

By the way Sentai has announced 2 new license pick ups this week: (on Facebook)

Sentai Filmworks Link: Windy Tales

Sentai Filmworks Link: Guardian Ninja Mamoru

These titles will probably be part of the July release slate if it follows pattern…


#44


Sentai Filmworks
‏@Sentaifilmworks
What I asked @Drea_Matsumoto (Art Deparment Andrea) to make for us for our @AnimeMatsuri office poster:



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‏@Sentaifilmworks
What she sent back:


#45

Oy! Artists, I tell you what…

Mark Gosdin


#46

:thumbsup: :thumbsup:


#47

http://ask.fm/Clarknova/answer/125615139561

via Jason DeMarco’s ask.fm.

Q. Does the crew and Sentai Filmworks have interest in working together or not?

A. I am so tired of this question, I am no longer answering any variation on this theme.


#48

Maybe now they will pick up a Sentai show just to get people to shut up…lol


#49

And that show’ll be Uppotte! or Girls und Panzer thinking, “That’ll show them” at the fans; and the fans will respond by watching it and not the rest of the line. Then AS will cancel Toonami period, that way the cancelled back end won’t feel lonely anymore.


#50

Another New Sentai Title announcement on Facebook:

Sentai Filmorks Link: Atelier Escha & Logy ~Alchemists of the Dusk Sky~

Again, expect it to be released with the July Release Slate


#51

DATES & TIMES have been added to the Anime Matsuri post

Click here


#52


###New Releases This Week: Crazy and Comfy
3/24/2015 10:20:19 PM

This week sees not one, but two new releases. The craziness of life at an all girl’s school begins in Student Council’s Discretion Season 1 (season 2 is on the way!), and the soft and comforting tones and stories from Place to Place finally make their way onto Blu-ray. Check the entries below to learn more about the shows you can pick up this week:


###STUDENT COUNCIL’S DISCRETION SEASON 1
At Hekiyo Academy, all but one of the Student Council members are elected via popularity contests, and since teenagers think with hormones more often than intellects, those seats are filled by the attractive derrieres of the school’s most beautiful girls! The lines between facts and fiction disappear and what REALLY happened will probably never be revealed except at the STUDENT COUNCIL’S DISCRETION!

Related: Student Council’s Discretion Level 2
Genres: Slice of Life, Comedy
Rating: TV-14 [D]


###PLACE TO PLACE
Everyone has a circle of friends they hang out with. But even within a small group there are smaller groups of friends, best friends and, here’s where it gets complicated, boyfriends and girlfriends. Sometimes relationships just develop in a way where you’re not exactly sure what you are to the other person. Which is the problem Tsukimi has when it comes to Io: he seems to be totally clueless about how she’s starting to feel. It’s a puzzle she’ll have to solve in Place to Place.

Genres: Slice of Life, Romance, Comedy
Rating: TV-14


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#56

Q. Will you release more catalog releases on Bluray, even if Sub-Only? Totally looking to Akikan! on Bluray. Cute show.
A. Yes, we are always open to that. In some instances there is what we call a “hold back” that for some reason or another is being imposed upon certain titles. A good example of this is K-ON season 1, which is currently under a blu-ray hold back period. I wish this was something we didn’t have to deal with (and in turn, you have to deal with as well), but this is just one of those quirks of the industry we gotta live with.

Q. What additional releases can we expect from the Tatsunoko Deal Sentai signed?
A. We have a few more titles that we haven’t announced yet, but are in the pipeline for release. As for a certain date, can’t really say!


#57

I’ll be all over it if it’s Mach Go Go Go ( like Gatchaman, it really needs a modern dub too)