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Anime Boston 2013: Sentai Filmworks Announces Gatchaman, DiGi Charat


Sentai Filmworks LogoAt their panel at Anime Boston 2013, Sentai Filmworks announced that they acquired the domestic rights to several new titles. The company revealed that they will release the following:

  • DiGi Charat
  • Gatchaman TV series and the 1994/1995 OVAs
  • Godannar

Sentai’s DiGi Charat license includes the original TV series, the OVAs that accompanied the series, and the 2006 Winter Garden special.

Gatchaman will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray. While the OVAs will be bundled with the Gatchaman TV release, they will also be offered separately, for those who previously purchased the TV series during its original release.  Godannar is a license rescue, which was originally released by ADV Films.

All of the announced releases will hit stores in October.

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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