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Sojitz Corporation Dissolving ARM

by - on the 23 October, 2008 at 12.12 pm

It was announced yesterday that Sojitz Corporation will be dissolving its ARM licensing subsidiary, Funimation have confirmed that this will not affect their titles in the USA, as their spokesperson, Jackie Smith stated:

“FUNimation no longer deals with ARM or Sojitz regarding the titles we acquired over the summer. Each title was transferred to us and we have been in direct contact with the licensers.”

In the summer ARM transferred many rights to Funimation USA, they were:

  • 009-1
  • Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy
  • Air Gear
  • Air (movie)
  • Air (TV)
  • Blade of the Phantom Master
  • Comic Party: Revolution
  • Coyote Ragtime Show
  • Devil May Cry
  • Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor TV
  • Jing, King of Bandits: Seventh Heaven
  • Jinki:Extend
  • Kanon
  • Kyoshiro to Towa no Sora (Shattered Angels)
  • Le Chevalier D’Eon
  • Magikano
  • Moeyo Ken TV
  • Moonlight Mile
  • Murder Princess
  • Nerima Daikon Brothers
  • Pani Poni Dash!
  • Project Blue Earth SOS
  • Pumpkin Scissors
  • Red Garden
  • Sgt. Frog 1st & 2nd
  • Tokyo Majin
  • UFO Princess Valkyrie
  • Utawarerumono
  • Venus Versus Virus
  • The Wallflower
  • Welcome to the NHK
  • Xenosaga

Revelation Films deal with the majority of Funimation’s new licenses in the UK, and there has been no word on how this may affect the UK.

Source: Anime News Network

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