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FUNimation Acquires Anime Fan Favorite Panty & Stocking

Acquired home entertainment, broadcast and digital rights for the madcap anime series

By Chris Beveridge     April 14, 2011


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FUNimation(R) Entertainment today announced that it has acquired home entertainment, broadcast and digital rights for the madcap anime series “Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt”from Kadokawa Shoten Co., Ltd.

The 13-episode original series is the latest creation by studio GAINAX (“Evangelion,” “FLCL,” and “Gurren Lagann”) with a host of talented directors at work throughout the course of the series.

About Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt

The Anarchy sisters, Panty and Stocking, are angels who were kicked out of Heaven due to bad behavior. They are sent to Daten City, a place located on the edge of Heaven and Hell, where creatures called "Ghosts" have run wild - feeding on human desire. Under the watchful eye of Reverend Garterbelt, it's up to Panty and Stocking to destroy these Ghosts, in order to collect enough Heaven Coins to return to Heaven. Only the Anarchy sisters can save humanity from these monsters and when they're not bickering with each other, they're unstoppable.

FUNimation will release the complete series on DVD in 2012.


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