OBAN STAR-RACERS EVENTS AT THE UPCOMING JAPAN EXPO 2022!

Oban Star-Racers continues to celebrate its 15th Anniversary and the upcoming release of the series’ bluray , this time at the famous Japan Expo, that Oban’s team already attended in 2002 and 2007. Savin Yeatman-Eiffel, the series’ creator, will take part in a large number of events, the detail of which you’ll find below, including...

QUICK REPORT ON THE OBAN STAR-RACERS EVENTS @POLYMANGA 2022!

For the series’ 15th Anniversary, Oban Star-Racers‘ creator, Savin Yeatman-Eiffel, was a main guest at the latest Polymanga convention in Montreux, Switzerland. The programme was packed with a one hour conference in the Stravinski hall on Friday April 15th, a one hour HD screening and presentation in the Miles Davis hall on Saturday 16th, and...

OBAN’S BLU-RAY CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN FOLLOW UP: LATE PLEDGES AND PAYPAL NOW AVAILABLE

Thanks to our more than 4000 wonderful backers, Oban Star-Racers’ crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter was a resounding success! We reached a total of 377 056 € (almost 410 000 US$) in just over a month and all the planned 11 stretch-goals were met one after the other. Our efforts to produce new Oban projects have been greatly...

OBAN’S BLU-RAY CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO START FEB. 1ST!

It’s finaly happening!  To celebrate Oban Star-Racers’ 15th Anniversary, our crowdfunding campaign for the series’ Blu-ray will begin on KickStarter, Tuesday February 1st 2022! Support our campaign to enjoy Oban, for the very first time, in its original HD format – the way it was always meant to be seen! – as well as  encourage us...

Report on Oban Star-Racers’ 15th anniversary event !

Fifteen years ago, the Franco-Japanese anime Oban Star-Racers started airing worldwide. Organized on December 4th 2021, at the Escurial movie-theater in Paris, Oban’s 15th anniversary event was the perfect way to celebrate that very special occasion! Here’s a brief report: Close to 200 fans were present, some of them having traveled from abroad. Savin Yeatman-Eiffel,...

Register for Oban Star-Racers 15th anniversary event !

15 years ago, audiences worldwide discovered Oban Star-Racers for the very first time ! The 15th Anniversary event to be held in Paris will a perfect way to celebrate this anniversary, as well as to discuss this unique series’ past, present and future. A rich program (in French only) awaits those lucky enough to attend, December 4th,...

Resynchronization of Oban’s dubs in progress

Jérome Wiciak, Oban’s original sound-engineer, has been painstakingly resynchronized all the dubs at the correct frame rate of 24 frames per second and removed all existing breaks. Here’s an updated sample in 10 languages. You may note that as a result the voices of some European dubs sound slightly deeper, but there’s no workaround given...

OSR collector bluray set for release in 2021 !

After months of negotiations, made only more difficult by the current Covid pandemic, Sav! The World has finally completed a deal to access a wide ranging of existing Oban Star Racers dubs. The “Oban bluray project” is back on track for a 2021 release – 15th anniversary of Oban’s first broadcast! The next step now...

OSR collector bluray in preparation

Finalized en HD, Oban Star-Racers had only been screened and released on dvd in SD at the time of its release. Sav! The World’s team currently prepares a collector bluray edition, to be financed via crowdfunding. This new release will give Oban fans a chance to see the series in the best possible way as...

OSR original team develops sequel and spinoff

Oban Star-Racers creator Savin Yeatman-Eiffel announced he was working on a potential sequel and spinoff of the series, in collaboration with OSR character designer and co-director Thomas Romain.