Animejin News - 19th April 1999

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Minamicon 6 announced
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Following on from the success of Minamicon 5, the London Anime Club have
announced Minamicon 6, which will take place on 17th-19th March 2000 at the
Novotel Southampton. 

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Manga DVDs confirmed
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Manga Video have confirmed that they will be releasing DVD versions of two
of their most popular videos. Ghost in the Shell and Ninja Scroll will be
available in June at 15.99 each. If this experiment proves popular, more
titles will follow. Backed by strong industry support, the number of DVD
players sold in the UK has already topped 50,000.

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Current UK anime release schedule
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All of the following dates are subject to change.

Out Now       : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 1 (M)
3rd May       : Bubblegum Crisis vol. 1 (V), Bubblegum Crisis vol. 2 (V)
21st May      : Perfect Blue (M - Theatrical)
May           : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 2 (M), Astroboy vol. 1 (M)
4th June      : Bubblegum Crisis vol. 3 (V), Riding Bean (V)
June          : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 3 (M), Astroboy vol. 2 (M)
July          : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 4 (M),
August        : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 5 (M), X (M)

(A)=ADV Films, (M)=Manga Entertainment, (P)=Pioneer Anime, (V)=MVM

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