What FUNimation Is Releasing in May 2016

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Although they are starting much later in the month than usual, FUNimation Entertainment will be releasing a few popular anime titles in North America this May. FUNimation’s releases for May 2016 are as follows:

May 17, 2016:

  • Assassination Classroom Season One, Part One – Standard and Limited Edition DVD and Blu-ray Combo Packs. The sets contain episodes 1-11. On-disc extras include episode commentaries, an interview with the cast, episode 0 (“Meeting Time”), the textless opening and ending animation, the episode previews and the U.S. trailer. As well as the discs, four art cards, a filler box for the second part of season one and a Kunugigaoka Academy Student Handbook and Student Diary will be included in a chipboard box for the limited edition release.
  • Black Butler: Book of Murder OVAs – DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack. The set contains both OVA episodes. Commentary and the U.S. trailer are featured as on-disc extras.

May 24, 2016:

  • Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Season One, Part One – Standard and Limited Edition DVD and Blu-ray Combo Packs. The sets contain episodes 1-12. On-disc extras include: episode commentaries, “Seraph of the endless” Parts 1-9, promotional videos, DVD/Blu-ray promotional videos, the textless opening and ending animations and the U.S. trailer. The limited edition set comes in a chipboard box with a speciality glow-in-the-dark print.
  • Tokyo Ghoul Season Two – Standard and Limited Edition DVD and Blu-ray Combo Packs. The sets contain episodes 1-12. Episode commentaries, promotional videos, the textless opening and ending animations and the U.S. trailer are included as on-disc extras. The limited edition set comes in a chipboard box.

May 31, 2016:

  • One Piece Season Eight, Voyage One – DVD. The set contains episodes 457-468.

All of these releases are still available for pre-order.

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