Animejin News - 13th November 1999


Something else from Ayanext that I forgot

I just got this e-mail from Titan:

> As announced by Jonathan Clements at AyaNext, Yoshitaka Amano, respected
> Japanese fantasy artist, and co-creator with comics legend Neil Gaiman of
> the first new Sandman story in three years, "The Sandman: The Dream
> Hunters", will be visiting the UK at the start of December, and will be
> appearing at a number of book signing events.
> Dates:
> 3 Dec - 12-1pm:  Book Signing, Forbidden Planet Birmingham
>          6-7pm:  Book Signing, Forbidden Planet Bristol
> 4 Dec -  3-4pm:  Book Signing, Forbidden Planet London
> Amano Bio: Yoshitaka Amano, the renowned painter, illustrator and concept
> designer for video games, is known to fans for his work on the mega-hit
> FINAL FANTASY series of games, the animated television series G-Force
> (Battle of the Planets), the film Angel's Egg and the 3D/2D animated film
> 1001 Nights.  He has crossed genres and boundaries throughout his career,
> from stained-glass windows to stage and costume design for numerous
> theatre productions.  His work includes more than 17 illustrated books,
> the most recent collaboration being with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The
> Dream Hunters.

Amano is also known to anime fans for his work on Vampire Hunter D.


Current UK anime release schedule

All of the following dates are subject to change.

Out now       : Legend of Crystania - A New Beginning (A),
                Sonic The Hedgehog - The Movie (A),
                801 TTS Airbats vol. 2 (A)
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