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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Adventure Time: Islands Review

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Adventure Time: Islands Studio: Frederator Studios Publisher: Madman Entertainment Platform: DVD (reviewed) Release Date: April 5, 2017 Price: $19.95 – Available Here Overview Finn and Susan Strong decide to cross the ocean to visit a small island far away from Ooo. This island may hold the answers to Finn’s past and the key to unlocking Susan’s memories, and it may even feature ...

This Tuesday from Sentai Filmworks: ‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Season 2

This Tuesday, the 11th of April 2017, will see Sentai Filmworks release the second season of the anime adaptation of Is the Order a Rabbit? on DVD and Blu-ray in North America. The second season is officially titled Is the Order a Rabbit??, with an extra question mark marking the difference from the title of the first season. This release presents all 12 episodes with Japanese audio and English su...

The List of Madman’s Anime and Cartoon Network Releases of April 5, 2017

Madman Entertainment’s anime releases of April 5 2017 are now available. Adventure Time: Islands is also now available on DVD. Assassination Classroom Season 2 Part 1 on DVD and Blu-ray. The DVD and Blu-ray product pages variously list this release as containing 11, 12 or 13 episodes. Attack on Titan Season 1 Collection on DVD and Blu-ray. All 25 episodes are included with dual audio options...

This Tuesday from Sentai Filmworks: ‘Girls Beyond the Wasteland’

This Tuesday, the 4th of April 2017, will see Sentai Filmworks release Girls Beyond the Wasteland on DVD and Blu-ray in North America. The anime series ran on Japanese television from January to March 2016. A visual novel of the same name was released a day after the broadcast of episode 12. An OVA episode was bundled with certain copies of the visual novel. All 12 episodes that were broadcast on ...

Madman Is Bringing ‘Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution’ to Australia and New Zealand

Madman Entertainment announced last night that they will be bringing Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution to cinemas across Australia and New Zealand. Precise dates, cinema locations and other details will be revealed as they become available. A trailer for the film trilogy is embedded below. Madman describes the story as follows: Ten years ago, the major earth-shaking “First Summer of Love” event occurred....

Madman’s July 2017 Anime Release Plans Have Been Revealed

Madman Entertainment has revealed their July 2017 release plans on their b2b (business-to-business) website. Unless otherwise stated, all of the following anime products are scheduled for release on July 5, 2017. Chivalry of a Failed Knight on DVD and Blu-ray. Episodes 1-12 will be presented with dual audio options and English subtitles. Date a Live Complete Series Collection on DVD. All 24 episod...

Madman’s June 2017 Anime Releases Can Be Pre-Ordered Now

Madman Entertainment’s June 2017 anime releases are now available for pre-order. Additionally, Madman’s April 2017 anime releases will be available in stores across Australia in just two days. The following titles are scheduled for release on June 7, 2017: Actually, I Am… on DVD. All 13 episodes will be presented with Japanese audio and English subtitles. Aria the Scarlet Ammo Aa...

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Good

Ninja Slayer From Animation Review

Ninja Slayer From Animation Studio: Trigger Publisher: Madman Entertainment Platforms: DVD (reviewed) Release Date: March 8, 2017 Price: $59.95 – Available Here Overview After Kenji Fujikido’s wife and daughter are killed by Darkninja of the Soukai Syndicate, he vows to get revenge on Darkninja and the Soukaiya. He meets a mysterious ninja soul called Naraku Ninja in his mind, one of many ni...

This Tuesday from Sentai Filmworks: ‘Diabolik Lovers II’ and Hestia

This Tuesday, the 28th of March, 2017, is the release date of Diabolik Lovers II: More Blood in separate DVD and Blu-ray editions and Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? in standard DVD and Blu-ray and premium combo pack editions. However, some of these products are not currently available to be shipped to customers. The release of Diabolik Lovers II: More Blood will include an Engli...

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Amazing

Snow White with the Red Hair Season 1 Review

Snow White with the Red Hair Season 1 Studio: Bones Publishers: Madman Entertainment / FUNimation Entertainment Platforms: DVD (reviewed) / Blu-ray Release Date: February 8, 2017 Price: DVD $59.95 AUD – Available Here / Blu-ray $69.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Shirayuki is a herbalist living in the kingdom of Tanbarun. One day, Tanbarun’s notoriously pathetic prince, Raj, dec...

This Tuesday from Sentai Filmworks: ‘Girls und Panzer’ and ‘Mezzo’

This Tuesday, the 21st of March, 2017, will see Sentai Filmworks release the Girls und Panzer: This Is the Real Anzio Battle OVA and ADV Films release a complete collection of the Mezzo anime series. The former will be released as a DVD and Blu-ray combo pack while the latter will be a standalone DVD release. The 38-minute Girls und Panzer OVA will be presented with English audio and Japanese audi...

Hanabee Will Release ‘God Eater’ Part 1 and ‘Kokoro Connect’ in April

Hanabee announced via social media last night that it will be releasing the first part of the God Eater anime adaptation on home video in April 2017. Hanabee’s official website also lists a Kokoro Connect box set, which is scheduled for release with God Eater Part 1 on April 13, 2017. Both titles will be available on DVD and Blu-ray. God Eater Part 1 contains the first seven episodes of the ...

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