Animejin News - 24th April 1999


New Pioneer releases

Pioneer's next anime release on 10th May is Toshinden, a two-part OAV
series based on the video games of the same name. (56 minutes, English
dubbed, certificate 12, 12.99).

Another new release in June will be a limited edition box set of El Hazard
series 2 volume 1. The set will contain episodes 1 and 2 of the series
along with the Best of El Hazard CD soundtrack. Only 1000 numbered sets
will be available. (60 minutes, English dubbed, 14.99).

Also available from 10th May will be various CD soundtrack double and triple
packs. The double packs available will be Ramna 1/2, Best of Tenchi Muyo,
The Hakkenden, Resident Evil and Moldiver for 9.99 each. The triple packs
will be Bastard, Tenchi Muyo and El Hazard for $14.99 each.


Manga Max 6 out

Issue 6 (May 1999) of Manga Max is now on sale, with articles on Adam
Warren, Pseudomanga, Toshio Suzuki (studio chief of Studio Ghibli), Kenshi
Hirokane (a manga artist), and Young and Dangerous (a new film by Andy
Lau), aswell as the usual news and reviews.


Current UK anime release schedule

AD Vision have added Dirty Pair Flash Mission 2 Act 2, Slayers: Dragon
Slave, Legend of Crystania : Cave of the Sealed and Takegami to their
schedule. More information at All of the
following dates are subject to change.

3rd May       : Bubblegum Crisis vol. 1 (V), Bubblegum Crisis vol. 2 (V),
                Dirty Pair Flash 2 Act 1 (A), Airbat First Strike (A)
10th May      : Toshinden (P)
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),
7th June      : Dirty Pair Flash 2 Act 2 (A), Slayers: Dragon Slave (A)
June          : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 3 (M), Astroboy vol. 2 (M)
                El Hazard 2 vol. 1 Limited Edition (P)
July          : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 4 (M),
5th July      : Legend of Crystania: Cave of the Sealed (A), Takegami (A)
August        : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 5 (M), X (M)

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