TDM News Room – Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment – Otakon 2017 Announcements

The following is a press release by Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment.

RIGHT STUF, Inc. and NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT
Announce Upcoming Exclusive Release of MOBILE FIGHTER G GUNDAM; Release details for MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM WING;
and a Kickstarter Campaign for ARIA THE ANIMATION

GRIMES, IA, August 12, 2017 — Shawne Kleckner, President and CEO of anime distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and anime producer Nozomi Entertainment, announced new release details during his panel at Otakon 2017 in Washington DC. Details were provided for the upcoming Sunrise/Right Stuf release of MOBILE FIGHTER G GUNDAM. Shawne also discussed details about the previously announced MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM WING. Nozomi Entertainment also revealed a Kickstarter Campaign to produce an English dub for ARIA THE ANIMATION, which will be released on Blu-ray.

RIGHT STUF EXCLUSIVES

Right Stuf, Inc. and Sunrise Inc. are excited to announce that the Mobile Suit Gundam spinoff series Mobile Fighter G Gundam will be released on two sets in 2018. Details were also discussed regarding the release of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, including the limited edition Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Collector’s Ultra Edition that will be available December 2017.

About Mobile Fighter G Gundam
It is time for the “Gundam Fight” tournament! Each country sends a Gundam to Earth for this prestigious tournament in the hopes of winning power and glory for their homeland! But this time, there’s an unseen evil lurking behind the scene. Domon Kasshu, Neo Japan’s reluctant Fighter, is determined to uncover this evil and clear his family name! The fight to the top begins now!

Mobile Fighter G Gundam will be released on Blu-ray and DVD in the coming months featuring English and Japanese audio with English subtitles.

About Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
Mankind has moved into space. Thousands of people live on giant orbiting space colonies called “Sides.” However, the Earth Government, which rules the colonies, is unjust and cruel. A group of revolutionaries build five robotic weapons called Gundams and plan to send them to Earth to begin their fight for independence. Piloted by five young men, these Gundams carry the colonists’ hopes and dreams of freedom with them as they descend to Earth to begin Operation Meteor!

The Mobile Suit Gundam Wing TV series will be released across two sets, on both Blu-ray and DVD, in November 2017. Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz will be released on both Blu-ray and DVD in December 2017 in a set that includes both the OVA and Movie versions of Endless Waltz, along with the never-before-released four-part OVA Operation Meteor! All content will feature both English and Japanese audio with English subtitles (with the exception of Operation Meteor, which will have Japanese audio with English subtitles only).

A Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Collector’s Ultra Edition will also be also be available in December 2017 and will include the entire TV series, the Operation Meteor OVA, and both the OVA and Movie versions of Endless Waltz. This edition will also feature an entire disc full of exclusive video extras, including the New Mobile Report Gundam Wing: Frozen Teardrop Picture Drama and cast interviews! Additional features exclusive to the Ultra Edition include: 5 large art cards, 5 small art cards, 3 posters, a 5-piece metal pin set, and a 180-page hardbound full-color art book featuring detailed key art, promotional artwork, mecha and character design galleries, staff and cast interviews, storyboards, and more! The entire set will be housed in a high-quality chipboard art box.

KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

ARIA THE ANIMATION
Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce a Kickstarter Campaign to help create an English Dub for the HD release of ARIA The ANIMATION!

Working together with the talented actors at Headline Studios in New York, this Kickstarter Campaign is a chance for fans to be deeply involved in the dubbing process. Come help give ARIA a stellar English audio track, and get some neat rewards and exclusive extras along the way!

The Kickstarter Campaign can be found at: https://www.rightstufanime.com/post/aria-kickstarter

About ARIA The ANIMATION
Akari Mizunashi, at the age of 15, has left everything behind to travel to a sparkling planet covered in water, known as Aqua. More than anything, Akari wants to be an “undine” – a female gondolier who navigates the canals of the Aquan city of Neo-Venezia. As she begins her training with the prestigious Aria Company, will she be up to the challenges that await her on the path to achieve her dream?

Directed by Junichi Sato (Sailor Moon, Princess Tutu, Magic User’s Club, Kaleido Star, Tamayura) and based on a series of manga by Kozue Amano, ARIA is a slice-of-life classic.

You can sample the trailer and the first episode here:

Trailer:

First Episode:


About Right Stuf, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Right Stuf, Inc. is among North America’s largest distributors and retailers in the anime and manga marketplace. One of the industry’s original pioneers, Right Stuf operates one of the trade’s most recognized Internet storefronts, rightstufanime.com. Right Stuf also works in a variety of media vehicles including video streaming, podcasts and special publications. Also under the Right Stuf corporate umbrella is print publisher Right Stuf On-Demand, and video production labels Nozomi Entertainment, Lucky Penny Entertainment, and 5 Points Pictures.

Visit www.rightstufanime.com for additional information.

About Nozomi Entertainment
One of North America’s oldest anime publishers, Nozomi Entertainment is dedicated to releasing anime classics and modern favorites. Initially founded in 1987, the studio focused on classic acquisitions such as Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, and other early anime. Today, Nozomi Entertainment is known for its quality releases of treasured titles like The Rose of Versailles, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Space Adventure Cobra, Cat’s Eye, ARIA, and much more. Nozomi Entertainment’s corporate headquarters are located in Grimes, Iowa. Their licensed products are carried by online and physical retailers throughout
North America.

Visit www.nozomient.com for additional information.

About Sunrise Inc.
Sunrise Inc., a Namco Bandai Group Company, is an animation production studio which produces smash hit anime series like the original Mobile Suit Gundam, and all of the subsequent series in the Gundam franchise, as well as Cowboy Bebop, Escaflowne, Code Geass, TIGER & BUNNY, and many more. The company is located in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan and was established in 1972. The President and CEO is
Mr. Yasuo Miyakawa.

Visit http://www.sunrise-inc.co.jp for additional information.