Bubblegum Crisis Ultimate Edition Blu-Ray Set

A project in Wilmington, NC by Robert J Woodhead

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The groundbreaking anime series, subtitled in English and French and dubbed in English, released on Blu-Ray with a boatload of extras!
Backers: 2174
Average Pledge Per Backer: $71

Funded: $153,964 of $75,000
Dates: Oct 25th -> Nov 24th (31 days)
Project By: Robert J Woodhead
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Latest News

AnimEigo Teases Future Kickstarter Anime Projects (POLL)

December 31st - via: fandompost.com
AnimEigo had a largely successful Kickstarter project with their Bubblegum Crisis Ultimate Edition release, though there are always the stories of it really getting bigger than expected at times which made for fun and fascinating stories from the updates backers got during it. (Read More)

One last update...

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update to let you know that with 12 hours to go, we're at about $147.5k. I've also reduced the Patron Inspector reward level from $500 to $300. Also, here's an image from the test subtitle run on BGC1:  And I've been experimenting with... (Read More)

22 Hours to Go

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
It's hard to believe that there's less than a day left in the KickStarter campaign. As I write this, including PayPal pledges, we're at about $143k, and it looks like we might crack $150k. I'm not going to go and tell you to keep getting the word out... (Read More)

72, 130 and 160

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
I'm pleased to announce that a little after 8pm ET, we passed the $130k mark (counting $1250 of pledges that have come via PayPal). This means that the first part of my challenge has been met, and if you decide to expand the set to 3 BD50s, I will... (Read More)

3 Days to Go

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
With 3 days to go, we're approaching the $130k mark. In fact, we're closer than it appears, since a little over $1K has been pledged via PayPal. In these last few days, anything you can do to generate a pulse of interest in the KickStarter would be... (Read More)

Bubblegum Crisis Kickstarter lets backers be producers on Blu-Ray set

November 17th - via: beta.slashdot.org
Reverend Raven writes "The classic cyberpunk anime series Bubblegum Crisis (think Blade Runner + The Terminator + Streets of Fire) has a Kickstarter for a Blu-Ray edition and the backers are getting to help decide how the budget's allocated. It's being called CrowdProduction and it looks to be more than lip service, there's genuine discussion about production costs, logistics, technical details, etc. It looks to be a fantastic set for an awesome series (Disclaimer: I am a backer)." (Read More)

Home Stretch

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
With just over a week to go, we are in the home stretch -- so how about actually having something to stretch for? Some of you have been encouraging me to add stretch goals to the campaign, and I've been thinking about how to do it in a way that's... (Read More)

Quick Update

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick note to give everyone a headsup. First, one of your fellow backers has generously donated two Vinyl kits to be used as Patron rewards; they are available immediately. Second, we are making progress on producing embroidered polo shirts,... (Read More)

Balancing the Budget

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Bubblegum Backers, As you know, one of the cool things about this project is that half the money raised goes into the production budget, and you get to decide how the extra money gets spent. While at this point I can only make estimates (because... (Read More)

Will you be a member of the FANtastic Four?

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We're pleased to announce that at 8pm ET tonight (11/7), a new Patron pledge level will be available! Bubblegum Crisis Character Designer Sonoda Ken'ichi has kindly consented to create a very special award! If you're a really hard-core BGC fan,... (Read More)

Rolling the Odometer!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
At about 10:30PM, the KickStarter passed the $100K mark! Over the past few days, I've been working on a new Platinum reward tier with a special bonus item -- a high-quality polo shirt with a multi-color embroidered Bubblegum Crisis graphic. I hope to... (Read More)

Sunday Special

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update -- I spent the morning scanning in the Bubblegum Crisis Settei (line-drawings), and while they are not yet organized and contain some duplicates, I thought you might like to see them, so I've created a page with >350 thumbnail... (Read More)

Weekend Update

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
This will be a quick update as I am on the road right now with #2 son, who is competing at a Brazilian Jui Jitsu tournament. Let's hope he has more success in his fights than Leon does! As promised, now that the KickStarter has met the basic goal, I... (Read More)

Mission Accomplished -- And Only Just Begun!

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
I continue to be surprised and humbled by the level of support this project has attracted. Hitting the goal in less than 4 days? Wow! But now that we know that the project is a GO, we can start to do some wild and crazy things -- and that starts... (Read More)

Bubblegum Crisis Blu-ray Kickstarter Meets Pledge Goal

October 29th - via: animenewsnetwork.com
"Ultimate Set" reached goal in less than 4 days (Read More)

Seeing Double... Again

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Based on advice from supporters, I've made a change to how the Double Vision option lets you get an extra copy of the product. Instead of specific rewards, it is now available as an add-on. If you have selected the Basic level or above as your... (Read More)

Domo Arigato Gozaimasu!

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! I'm speechless... but fortunately, I can still type! Your support of the KickStarter has exceeded my wildest expectations. We made it to $44,500 (59%) in the first 24 hours, and we're just about to reach the 2/3rds point. And there I was hoping... (Read More)

AnimEigo Kickstarter Project: Bubblegum Crisis Ultimate Edition Blu-ray Boxset

October 26th - via: walkofdarkness.wordpress.com
Having been drafted over for a few weeks now, one half of AnimEigo founder; Robert J. Woodhead has finally gone live with the Kickstarter project for an ultimate edition blu-ray boxset of the 80′s anime cult classic, Bubblegum Crisis. (Read More)

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