Animejin News - 27th October 1999


Monster Rancher Hits UK

The success of Pokemon has spawned numerous imitators, including the TV
series Monster Rancher, which has been picked up for broadcast by the
cable and sattelite channel Fox Kids. Watch out for it at 3:30pm every day
starting in November.


Manga Max 12

The November issue of Manga Max is now out, with articles on Nadesico,
Sandman: Dream Hunters, Kazuo Umezu's Batism of Blood, Lone Wolf and Cub,
Blue Six, and Kentaro Yano's Cthulhu manga, and all the usual news and


Dope Sheet

For those of you who missed it, it was Monday's edition of Dope Sheet,
that contained the anticipated feature on anime. You will be please to hear
that my cunning plan to avoid appearing on camera was entirely successful.


Current UK anime release schedule

All of the following dates are subject to change.

1st November  : Legend of Crystania - A New Beginning (A),
                Sonic The Hedgehog - The Movie (A),
                801 TTS Airbats vol. 2 (A)
8th November  : Night Warriors vol. 3 (P), Night Warriors vol. 4 (P),
November      : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 8 (M)
December      : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 9 (M)
January       : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 10 (M)
February      : Astroboy vol. 1 (M)
21st February : Ghost in the Shell (M - DVD)
March         : Rayearth vol. 1 (M)

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