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Honey Blood Volume 1 and Black Bird Complete Box Set announced for October release

Honey Blood Volume 1 and Black Bird Complete Box Set announced for October release Shojo manga fans will be interested in hearing that Viz Media is planning on releasing a new shojo series called Honey Blood, in English starting next week on October 7th. The first volume of Honey Blood will be priced at $9.99 and follows the story of a girl named Hinata Sorazono, whose school is in an...
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Vampire Knight’s final English volume and additional releases detailed by Viz

Vampire Knight’s final English volume and additional releases detailed by Viz If you’ve been following the long running Vampire Knight series then we have both good and bad news for you. The good news is, Volume 19 of Vampire Knight will be released in English on October 14th while the bad news is that this is the final volume in the series. To honor the end of the series, this...
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Love Live! School Idol Project Season 1 Premium Edition Review

Love Live! School Idol Project Season 1 Premium Edition Review Love Live! School Idol Project Season 1 Premium Edition Studio: Sunrise Publisher: NIS America Format: Blu-ray Release Date: September 2, 2014 Price: $64.99 – Available Here Overview Licensing an anime before it ever airs in Japan is something that many English publishers must do to acquire the...
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One Piece: Film Z Review

One Piece: Film Z Review One Piece: Film Z Studio: Toei Animation Publisher: FUNimation Format: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo (Reviewed) Release Date: September 30, 2014 Price: $34.98 – Available Here Overview With a series like One Piece running for almost two decades, it is inevitable that a number of movies are created in an...
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World Trigger Volume 1 and 2 to be released in English October 7th

World Trigger Volume 1 and 2 to be released in English October 7th While Viz Media has been releasing the English chapters of World Trigger digitally through their Weekly Shonen Jump service to stay caught up with the Japanese releases, today they have announced their plans to start releasing the volumes in print as well. The company has announced that they will be...
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Attack on Titan Part 2 Review

Attack on Titan Part 2 Review Attack on Titan Part 2 Studio: Wit Studio Publisher: FUNimation Format: Blu-ray/DVD Combo Release Date: September 23, 2014 Price: $49.98 – Available Here Overview Few television series manage to reach an audience beyond the standard target demographic and even fewer of these series happen to be anime....
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Love Stage Yaoi Manga Added To Viz Medias SuBLime

Love Stage Yaoi Manga Added To Viz Medias SuBLime Great news for all you yaoi fans out there, Taishi Zaou’s manga Love Stage!! has been added to the list of upcoming titles from Viz Medias’ SuBLime publishing company. Viz made the announcement during yesterday’s Yaoi-Con held in San Francisco, other boys love titles announced included Isaku...
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Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year

Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year The third OVA for Hori-san to Miyamura-kun (shortened to Horimiya) is planned to be released in the winter season of 2015, this announcement was made recently on the Oozlaya online store. Adapted from the four panel manga created by HERO, The series focuses on the connection between popular high school girl...
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Shiro Bako Anime To Premier On October 9

Shiro Bako Anime To Premier On October 9 Official dates have been recently announced for the premier of P.A. Works original anime Shiro Bako. The show is scheduled to air on the 9th of October on the Tokyo MX and TV Aichi stations, other stations that will be premiering the first episode include MBS on the 11th, BS Fuji on the 12th and AT-X on...
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Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes

Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes September will see the end of the supernatural mystery manga Tokyo Ghoul, the final chapter will be published in this year’s 42nd issue of Weekly Young Jump which will go on sale on the 18th. Created by mangaka Sui Ishida the series is set in Tokyo and the various “Ghouls” that go around...
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Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Reprinted And Goes Digital

Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Reprinted And Goes Digital Viz Media have brought back the classic delinquent manga Yu Yu Hakusho by reprinting all 19 volumes of the series, this was revealed in a recently added photo on the company’s official twitter page showing all the books fanned out across a table. Created by Hunter X Hunter mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi, the...
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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Extended Edition trailer released

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Extended Edition trailer released FUNimation announced last month that they are planning on releasing an “Extended Edition” of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods on October 7th and today the company released an English trailer for the movie that not only shows the premise of the movie but also touts the fact that this home video...
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Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! licensed by Sentai Filmworks

Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! licensed by Sentai Filmworks Earlier this month Sentai Filmworks released Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya in North America and now that the second season has finished airing in Japan, the company has announced that they have picked up this second season which is titled Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! for release in North America....
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Ranma 1/2 Set 3 announced for release on September 16

Ranma 1/2 Set 3 announced for release on September 16 I hope you Ranma 1/2 fans had some money set aside. Today Viz Media has announced that they are planning on releasing the third set of the Ranma 1/2 anime series in North America next week on September 16th. Ranma 1/2 Set 3 will be available both in its new high-def limited edition Blu-ray format as well as...
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Terra Formars Volume 2 Review

Terra Formars Volume 2 Review Terra Formars Volume 2 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: September 16, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Usually when a manga is started with what can be seen as a self-contained story, it can be seen as a one-shot with the author hoping the...
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Viz’s “Jump Start” initiative to debut new Weekly Shonen Jump manga in English

Viz’s “Jump Start” initiative to debut new Weekly Shonen Jump manga in English Today Viz Media has announced that they will be implementing a new initiative into their Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine. Starting today, they will be using their new “Jump Start” initiative to help get new series out to fans. This initiative will take the first three chapters, one chapter a...
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Siren Visual Given a Piggyback on Madman’s AnimeLab

Siren Visual Given a Piggyback on Madman’s AnimeLab   Australian anime distributors Madman and Siren Visual have joined forces to offer more content for users of the streaming website AnimeLab. The move offers some much-needed exposure to Siren Visual’s discreet yet quality lineup of anime. Starting with the hilarious The Devil is a Part-Timer...
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Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya English dub cast announced

Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya English dub cast announced While Sentai Filmworks usually announces the full English dub cast for their releases before they hit store shelves, it seems they were a bit late for this one. On Tuesday Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya‘s first season was released on Blu-ray and DVD in North America and today Sentai Filmworks...
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Blood Lad Limited Edition unboxing video released

Blood Lad Limited Edition unboxing video released In case you didn’t know, Blood Lad was released in North America yesterday and to celebrate the anime’s English release, Viz Media has released a seven and a half minute unboxing video where they not only show off the contents of the limited edition combo pack and the DVD release, but they also...
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Log Horizon, No Game No Life, and Devil is a Part Timer! Light Novels licensed by Yen Press

Log Horizon, No Game No Life, and Devil is a Part Timer! Light Novels licensed by Yen Press Speaking with Publisher’s Weekly, Yen Press announced that they will be expanding their light novel localization business by picking up three more light novel series, all three of which have been given successful anime adaptations that are planned for North American release by various companies. The...
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Triage X manga to be given an anime adaptation

Triage X manga to be given an anime adaptation Recently a Japanese website launched to reveal that Shoji Sato’s Triage X manga would be getting an anime adaptation. Many of you may be familiar with Sato’s other manga, High School of the Dead, the entirety of which has been released in North America including the anime series. While no further...
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Love Live! School Idol Project Season 1 Premium Edition now out in North America

Love Live! School Idol Project Season 1 Premium Edition now out in North America While it seemed like a bit of an odd acquisition at the time, few could have predicted the popularity bloom that Love Live! School Idol Project would experience after the first season aired in Japan. As such, fans of the series will have to keep a keen eye out for the series because although NIS America has...
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Sailor Moon Live-Stream to be held by Viz for English dub debut

Sailor Moon Live-Stream to be held by Viz for English dub debut Today Viz Media has announced that they will be holding a special live stream event for the debut of the new English dub of the original Sailor Moon. They are calling the event the “Moonlight Party” and it will place at 8:00pm (PST) on Friday, September 5th. This event will be a chance for fans...
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Cardcaptor Sakura Complete Series Premium Edition Review

Cardcaptor Sakura Complete Series Premium Edition Review Cardcaptor Sakura Complete Series Premium Edition Studio: Madhouse Publisher: NIS America Format: DVD, Blu-ray (Reviewed) Release Date: August 5, 2014 Price: $249.99 - Available Here Overview Cardcaptor Sakura may look familiar to some people, and for good reason. It was originally shown in the United...
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The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres

The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres Anime distributor Madman has announced a special event for fans of Studio Ghibli and Japanese animation with a showcase set to celebrate filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata across Australian cinemas. Check out the trailer below. A selection of four films will screen including The Tale of Princess...
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Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus extended an extra week

Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus extended an extra week Recently the Hunter x Hunter manga has been suffering from quite a few delays. After taking a two year hiatus, Yoshihiro Togashi had returned to produce nine chapters of the manga and has since been on another hiatus due to back pain. Initially the hiatus was only meant to last for two weeks but on the week...
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