K. Roberts

From November 2014 to September 2017, this author covered as much anime news as possible, and published several dozen reviews of anime and Cartoon Network titles thanks primarily to Madman and Hanabee.

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Steven Universe Season Three Review

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Steven Universe Season Three Studio: Cartoon Network Studios Publisher: Madman Entertainment Platforms: DVD (reviewed) / Blu-ray Release Date: September 6, 2017 Price: DVD $34.95 – Available Here / Blu-ray $39.95 – Available Here Overview During a bizarre dream, Steven discovers Malachite on a remote island and informs the other Crystal Gems. Together, they are able to split Malachite ...

7.5

Good

Rin-ne Complete Season 1 Review

Rin-ne Complete Season 1 Studio: Brain’s Base Publisher: Madman Entertainment Platform: DVD (reviewed) Release Date: September 6, 2017 Price: $59.95 – Available Here Overview Ever since a chance encounter with a friendly Shinigami when she was a child, Sakura Mamiya has had the ability to see spirits. One day, she notices her classmate Rinne Rokudo interacting with an abnormally large ...

The List of Madman’s Anime and Cartoon Network Releases of September 6, 2017

Madman Entertainment has released several anime series on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia today. The following is a list of each of those releases with all available information. Dragon Ball Super Part 1 (Episodes 1-13) on DVD and Blu-ray. The product page for the Blu-ray release lists the following on-disc extras as being included: “Catching Up on the Dragon Ball Universe: Sonny Strait & S...

Madman’s November 2017 Anime Releases Are Now Available for Pre-Order

Madman’s November 2017 anime and Cartoon Network releases are now available for pre-order. The following anime titles will be released on home video in Australia on November 8, 2017. Bleach – Shinigami Collection 3 (Episodes 80-121) on DVD. Textless ending animation sequences and production art will be included as on-disc extras. Dance with Devils Complete Series on DVD. All 12 episode...

Madman’s Release Schedule for December 2017 Has Been Revealed

Madman’s business-to-business website has revealed their release schedule for December 2017. They announced their plans to release the complete first season of Sailor Moon on DVD and on Blu-ray for the first time in Australia less than two weeks ago, and the release date for those products has now been revealed. Madman will also be releasing continuations of popular anime series, complete se...

8

Great

Castle Town Dandelion Review

Castle Town Dandelion Studio: Production IMS Publisher: Hanabee Platforms: DVD (reviewed) / Blu-ray Release Date: August 10, 2017 Price: $49.99 – DVD – Available Here / Blu-ray – Available Here Overview The nine siblings of the Sakurada family live in a normal house with their loving parents, but this is no ordinary family. They are royalty, and each sibling has a special power! ...

Madman Made Several Major Announcements at SMASH 2017

Madman Entertainment made several announcements at their panel at SMASH 2017 this weekend. They will be bringing new anime films to Australian cinemas and highly-anticipated anime titles to home video in the near future. The brand-new romantic fantasy film from Studio Shaft, Fireworks, will be coming to cinemas in Australia and New Zealand in the near future. The Irregular at Magic High School: Th...

The List of Madman’s Anime Releases of August 16, 2017

Madman Entertainment has released ten anime titles on home video in Australia today. Additionally, they have also released the live-action sequel film Death Note: Light Up the New World on DVD and Blu-ray. The following is a list of all of their anime home video releases of August 16, 2017. Assassination Classroom Season 2 Part 2 (Episodes 14-25) on DVD and Blu-ray. Code Geass: Akito the Exiled &#...

‘Castle Town Dandelion’ and ‘Monster Musume’ Are Out Now from Hanabee

Hanabee Entertainment is releasing the anime series Castle Town Dandelion and Monster Musume on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia today. Both titles have a suggested retail price of $49.99. All 12 episodes of Castle Town Dandelion are presented with English audio and Japanese audio with English subtitles. The on-disc extras include the textless opening animation sequence and the textless ending animati...

9.5

Amazing

The Red Turtle Review

The Red Turtle Studios: Studio Ghibli and Wild Bunch Publisher: Madman Entertainment Platform: DVD (reviewed) Release Date: July 19, 2017 Price: $34.95 – Available Here Overview A man is lost at sea with no hope of being rescued. He wakes up on an island with a bamboo forest and a small pool of fresh water. Using the bamboo to craft a raft and collecting leaves to use as a sail, he attempts ...

Madman’s November 2017 Anime Release Schedule Has Been Revealed

Madman Entertainment’s release schedule for November 2017 has been revealed. The following anime titles are scheduled to be released on home video in Australia on November 8, 2017. Bleach Shinigami Collection 3 (Episodes 80-121) on DVD. Dance with Devils Complete Series on DVD. Fairy Tail Guild Collection 5 (Episodes 176-226) on DVD. Fullmetal Alchemist (2003) Complete Series on Blu-ray. Thi...

Shinichirō Watanabe Will Attend MadFest in Melbourne This November

Madman Entertainment announced earlier today that anime director Shinichirō Watanabe will be attending the upcoming Madman Anime Festival in Melbourne as a Guest of Honour. Watanabe will be at the event meeting fans, signing autographs and presenting a panel. The event will be held on November 4 and 5, 2017. More details will be announced in the next few months. Watanabe made his directorial debut...

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