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ADV, Geneon, and Funi joining forces?
« on: October 05, 2004, 12:49:45 PM »
The three largest producers and distributors of Anime in America - ADV Films, Inc., Funimation Productions LTD and Geneon Entertainment (USA) Inc. - announced plans to form a joint venture for the development and marketing of Anime. The announcement was made here today at MIPCOM by John Ledford, CEO and President, ADV Films, Kevin Corcoran, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer, ADV Films; Gen Fukunaga, President, Funimation Productions LTD, Daniel Cocanougher, Vice President; Funimation Productions LTD; Yosuke Kobayashi, President and CEO, Geneon Entertainment (USA) Inc. and Hideki Goto, Vice President, Business Development, Geneon Entertainment (USA) Inc.

The new joint venture will focus on developing high quality entertainment series primarily targeted to children and young adults, where the team can best maximize their respective resources, talent and expertise.
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Re: ADV, Geneon, and Funi joining forces?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2004, 12:58:01 PM »
Targeted to children and young adults?  So they're gonna be another 4Kids or something?  This is weird...

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Re: ADV, Geneon, and Funi joining forces?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2004, 01:00:49 PM »
'twould indeed be a dissapointment... they would be the death of my beloved dubs...