Black Jack TV Reaches Crowdfunding Goal for Anime Sols DVD

Image © Tezuka Productions/Yomiuri TV

Image © Tezuka Productions/Yomiuri TV

US$22,000 goal reached for anime of Osamu Tezuka’s classic medical manga

Anime Sols reached its crowdfunding goal of US$22,000 for the North American DVD release of the Black Jack medical television anime on Wednesday. The fundraiser reached its goal within three hours of the deadline, and the site promised that if the goal was met, it would launch a new campaign for the 12 Black Jack original video anime episodes also.

The anime adapted the original classic story by manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka, and it ran for 61 episodes in 2004-2006. The story follows a black-market doctor and his assistant Pinoko as they perform dangerous operations around the world. The original manga also spawned another television anime series, several movies, and specials.

Crunchyroll and Viki have streamed the Black Jack television anime in North America and the United Kingdom.

Japan’s Yomiuri Group announced Anime Sols as a crowdsourcing venture with anime studios Pierrot, Tezuka Productions, and Tatsunoko Productions in November. Creamy Mami is another title that met its crowdfunding goal on Anime Sols last week. The other titles that did not meet their goals will continue to be streamed until Anime Sols launches new titles in a few weeks.

[Source: AnimeNewsNetwork]
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-07-31/black-jack-reaches-crowdfunding-goal-for-anime-sols-dvd

Tags: , ,

HEADLINE NEWS

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news [...]

ForbesThe Celebrity Who Loves Crowdfunding: Lala Anthony Hosts New Series Featuring Female EntrepreneursForbesIt's been proven that funders clicking through projects on crowdfunding sites seem to prefer early-stage, female-led ventures, and one celebrity is looking to highlight t [...]

Crowdfunding flower power in WalesPositive.NewsResidents in north Wales decided to act to help a local patch of land flourish. They hope their successful crowdfunding campaign will help them continue restoring this “beautiful meadow”. Locals launched the Gweld y ddôl – Seeing the mead [...]

Crain's Cleveland BusinessCrowdfunding can ease teachers' 'burden'Crain's Cleveland BusinessBooster seats. Reading materials. A bass clarinet. What do these things have in common? At the start of October, teachers in Ohio were trying to raise money to buy all [...]

Development Finance TodayAssetz to launch property crowdfunding platform in Q4Development Finance TodayAssetz Exchange is currently fundraising for launch with a Seedrs equity investment crowdfunding campaign with a pre-registration page. It is also accepting pre-registrations from po [...]

PolygonStar Citizen's celebrity-clad Squadron 42 trailer boosts crowdfunding by over $1mKitGuruCloud Imperium Games pushed its Alpha 3.3 into Star Citizen's public test servers last week, alongside debuting the most complete trailer for its celebrity-filled Squadron 42 singl [...]

Marie Claire (press release) (blog)A crowdfunding campaign has raised over R100k for the girlchild in the Dros caseMarie Claire (press release) (blog)In an initiative to pay for therapy for the seven-year-old girl allegedly raped at Dros Restaurant in Pretoria, an anonymous group of p [...]

UK FundraisingJustGiving removes platform fees for crowdfunding, major incident & disaster campaignsUK FundraisingJustGiving has today (15 October) announced key changes to its fee structure that will see platform fees no longer charged for its Crowdfunding product, or for major i [...]

AdAge.comLego, Coke and other big brands are turning to crowdfunding for R&DAdAge.comEnter Indiegogo, a crowdfunding service that is luring more business from large corporations, which are using the platform to test ideas. New interest from the likes of Coca-Cola and Tyson provide [...]

VENTS Magazine (press release) (blog)Kelly Hafner Announces Upcoming Album 'If It's Love,' Crowdfunding Through Kickstarter Now!VENTS Magazine (press release) (blog)Sultry smoke and white-hot fire escape the lips of Austin singer/songwriter Kelly Hafner on her debut rel [...]

CFB Finance

Marketwired

  • Crowdfunding
  • Crowdfund
  • Peer to Peer Lending
  • FinTech
  • Reg A+
  • Reg CF
  • Crowdfunding USA

Press Release

Live Crowdfunding .tv

What's Next Step in Regulation A+ JOBS ACTS Title IIII :L Interview : Steve Cinelli with Brian Korn Securities and Crowdfunding/Peer-to-Peer Lending Lawyer, Watch more video library | Conference | Interview | Campaign Showcase | Research | Education |