Monday, March 4, 2013
Former Bandai Director of Marketing Robert Napton sits down with Anime News Network to talk about how he got into the anime industry and his time at Bandai USA.There are quite a few interesting connections to the Robotech franchise, the Macross derivatives along with a discussion of the early years of anime.
The podcast also goes in-depth talk about the closure of Bandai Entertainment USA and the long, strange and sudden odyssey the company went through in its final years.
You can listen to the show on the Anime News Network website here, or you can direct-download the MP3 version here.
If you are interested in what happened to Bandai USA, want to see how a person broke into the anime industry or see what forces are currently affecting the business, this is the podcast for you.
Posted by Kevin McKeever at 11:34 AM