Category Archives: News

An Appeal for After Quake Support

Pixiv artist: えいとまん When I was reading late Thursday night about the 8.9 mag earthquake off the coast of Japan, I had the same strange “unreal” feeling that I was gripped while following the Akihabara street incident in 2008. A … Continue reading

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First Strike: Funimation Files Suit Against One Piece Torrenters

FUNimation filed a copyright infringement suit on Monday against 1,337 Does to be named later for “the unlawful reproduction and distribution” of One Piece episode 481, for which the company has a simulcasting deal with Toei, Shueisha & Fuji TV. … Continue reading

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Potluck: Transitioning into Autumn

The autumnal equinox has passed here in North America but we’re still getting warm weather in California. The summer anime season is wrapping up, though, and fall premieres begin in earnest later this week. In this mish-mash of a post: … Continue reading

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CPM Bankruptcy Update: Some Banking Details

I recently checked again into Central Park Media’s current bankruptcy case and found some new documents from the past month: a Stipulation for Payment of 11 U.S.C. Section 506(c) Expenses and a signed order by presiding judge Shelley C. Chapman … Continue reading

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CPM Bankruptcy Update: Bid for “Anime Channel” Doubles To $10K

The saga of Central Park Media’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings continued Tuesday with more documents submitted relating to the sale of the “Anime Channel” trademark (Reg. No. 2,870,643), which I first reported on last month. The initial sale approval & … Continue reading

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