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See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive.  Noir also made a top three place in the top 20 anime in Japan chart by Anihabara! , In 2017, Lionsgate Home Entertainment relaunched Manga US' website and Facebook and Twitter page, and confirmed a re-launch in the near future. For easy identification, Altena's most loyal followers are include people who dress up as nuns and common villagers who are skilled at fighting These nuns and priestesses often appear to be ordinary, petite women, they are capable of using guns and other lethal weapons. The peace of the newly born, their black hands protect.". ", The email Mireille receives from Kirika in episode 1 romanizes her surname as "Yuumura" (with two. Altena led the Soldats to believe that she wanted Chloe and Kirika to be the True Noir, to enforce the will of the Soldats. , In March 2012, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht commented that production has been put on hiatus as he states in an interview, "We're in a bit of holding pattern with Noir. The anime series was acquired by Media Blasters under its AnimeWorks label in 2003. briefly aired on Encore Action and Starz WAM! Coppelia's Casket) by Ali Project, was published on May 23, 2001. The UK branch is currently owned as a subsidiary of the U.S. licensor Funimation, while its U.S. branch is independently operated and owned by Lionsgate.  That same month, Lionsgate announced they would acquire Starz Inc. which would eventually be completed in December 2016, placing Manga US under Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
 The third soundtrack, called Blanc dans Noir (〜黒の中の白〜, Kuro no Naka no Shiro, English: White in Black), was released on November 7, 2001.
According to Altena, a thousand years ago, a group of people who had survived a bloody war that cost numerous lives, formed a group called Les Soldats to protect the weak and take revenge on the world. In their journey to learn more about Kirika's lost memories and her connection to Mireille, the two form an alliance and begin performing assassinations under the code name "Noir." However, she believed that Mireille and Kirika would enact her true plan, to destroy the Soldats. " Then in December of that year, two new writers, Cyrus Voris and Ethan Reiff, were announced to have joined the project and were undertaking re-writes of Jablonski's scripts. Note the homophony to "kuroi", the Japanese word for "black". , Anime News Network's Theron Martin, ten years after the show's original run, commented that Noir "was at least to some degree an influential title" and "is still recognized as one of the preeminent titles of its type because it redefined what a 'girls with guns' title could be." The Council contains five members, and one of them, Remy Brefford, invites Mireille to join their ranks, and he has an office in a building in Paris..  Because of the organization's premise, European guns were chosen for the members of Les Soldats. In conclusion, he said "the series works in the ways that it is supposed to work and should keep viewers thoroughly involved through to the end.  On January 13, 2015, Animatsu announced that it had reached a licensing deal with Sentai Filmworks to distribute titles in the United Kingdom and Ireland. , The 26 episodes of the Noir anime series initially ran from April 6 through September 28, 2001 on TV Tokyo in Japan and was released on DVD and VHS in 13 compilations, each containing two episodes, by Victor Entertainment between July 25, 2001 and March 21, 2002. In 2011, Manga US ceased licensing new products after the release of Redline and went dormant.