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Darker Than Black: Complete First Season Blu-Ray Review

Darker Than Black: Complete First Season Blu-Ray Review Darker Than Black: Complete First Season Studio: Bones Publisher: FUNimation Format: Blu-ray Release Date: May 26, 2015 Price: $99.98 – Available Here Overview Darker than Black is certainly not new to the realm of anime, as the series made its debut nearly eight years ago, quickly becoming a...
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Attack on Titan’s Live Action Films Licensed by FUNimation

Attack on Titan’s Live Action Films Licensed by FUNimation As you may know, live action Attack on Titan films have been in the works for a while and it will soon be released to theaters in Japan starting in August but given the popularity of the series, it seems FUNimation has decided that they are going to jump on the boat early with this one. The company...
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FUNimation Acquires Streaming Rights to Thirteen Summer 2015 Anime Series

FUNimation Acquires Streaming Rights to Thirteen Summer 2015 Anime Series The massive Summer 2015 anime season will start later this week and FUNimation has drawn first blood with the streaming announcements by announcing that they will be streaming thirteen brand new titles this summer season. This includes the continuing streams of One Piece, Fairy Tail, Ninja Slayer, Ultimate...
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Love Live! The School Idol Movie U.S. Theater Premieres Announced

Love Live! The School Idol Movie U.S. Theater Premieres Announced Back in April NIS America announced that they would be assisting with Love Live! The School Idol Movie‘s limited theatrical showing in the United States. Now the company has announced that the film will be distributed by Azoland Pictures and will start screening on September 12th. When shown in...
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DBZ: Resurrection ‘F’ Coming to Australia August 6th

DBZ: Resurrection ‘F’ Coming to Australia August 6th It was announced long ago that the newest Dragon Ball film, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ (Revival of ‘F’ in Japan), will be coming to Australian cinemas on Thursday, August 6th. Unfortunately all we have a date as Madman is still remaining tight lipped on finer details such as if...
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Sentai Filmworks Licenses ‘The World is Still Beautiful’

Sentai Filmworks Licenses ‘The World is Still Beautiful’ Sentai Filmworks has just announced its acquisition of the 12-episode anime series The World is Still Beautiful (Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii). The series will be available on home-video soon. Studio Pierrot provided the animation production for the adaptation, which is based on the original manga series by...
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Next Week from Discotek: ‘Chi’s New Address’ on DVD

Next Week from Discotek: ‘Chi’s New Address’ on DVD Discotek Media will be releasing a complete DVD collection of Chi’s New Address on June 30. Also, today is the official release date for their Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release of Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro. The full details of this release can be found here. The collection of...
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Madman’s License Acquisitions from Supanova Sydney 2015

Madman’s License Acquisitions from Supanova Sydney 2015 Madman Entertainment has just revealed seven new license acquisitions at Supanova Sydney 2015. The new acquisitions include DRAMAtical Murder, Hamatora the Animation, Hanayamata, Wolf Girl & Black Prince, Blade Dance of the Elementalers, Koufuku Graffiti (known in English as Gourmet Girl Graffiti) and...
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All Anime Sols DVDs Must Be Sold by June 30 or They Will Be Destroyed

All Anime Sols DVDs Must Be Sold by June 30 or They Will Be Destroyed Anime Sols, a crowdfunding platform for bringing classic anime series to DVD, announced at the end of March that they would be shutting down on the 1st of May, 2015. Now, all of their remaining DVDs must be sold by June 30 or else they will be destroyed. Anime Sols explained why this is the case: Because...
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Udon Entertainment to Publish ‘Persona 4′ Manga in North America

Udon Entertainment to Publish ‘Persona 4′ Manga in North America Udon Entertainment recently announced that they will begin publishing the Persona 4 manga series in English in North America this year. The original Persona 4 video game was released in 2008. Udon describes the series: When the small rural town of Inaba suddenly becomes the scene of a series of grisly...
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Assassination Classroom Second Anime Season Confirmed for 2016

Assassination Classroom Second Anime Season Confirmed for 2016 If you’ve been following the Assassination Classroom anime adaptation then you likely know that the first season came to an end this week with episode twenty two. If you haven’t managed to watch the episode yet then don’t worry, there are no spoilers here but there is a bit of good news...
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No Game No Life Dub Casts Scott Gibbs as Sora; Limited Edition Revealed

No Game No Life Dub Casts Scott Gibbs as Sora; Limited Edition Revealed Recently Sentai Filmworks announced the first member of the English dub cast for No Game No Life by releasing a video showing Scott Gibbs recording some dialogue for Sora. The minute long video can be found below and in it you’ll also hear mostly side-character dialogue as well as a brief sample of...
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‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ Season 1 US DVD Release Delayed

‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ Season 1 US DVD Release Delayed Right Stuf announced today that Warner Home Video is delaying their upcoming release of the first season of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure on DVD until September 30, 2015. It was originally scheduled for release on July 28, 2015. In addition to including both Japanese and English audio and English...
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New Dragon Ball Super Promotional Artwork Shows New Characters

New Dragon Ball Super Promotional Artwork Shows New Characters Fat Beerus and female Whis!? Today the official website for Dragon Ball Super launched in Japan and with that came a cool new bit of artwork showing most characters in their outfits from the recent movie Battle of Gods. As you can tell by my opening words, the most shocking part of this artwork is the...
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Ponycan USA Reveals ‘Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!’ Collector’s Edition 2

Ponycan USA Reveals ‘Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!’ Collector’s Edition 2 Ponycan USA recently revealed the release date and details of Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! Collector’s Edition 2. The set will be released on September 10, 2015 and will have a suggested retail price of $89.98 USD. The store price is $71.98 USD. This release will include Special CD02 and a DVD...
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Random House Books Australia’s Manga Releases of June 2015 Are Out Now

Random House Books Australia’s Manga Releases of June 2015 Are Out Now As it is the 15th of the month, it is time once again for an update on Random House Books Australia’s manga releases. Here is the list of all of their manga releases this month, including one release from the 1st of June and the six volumes released today. June 1, 2015: Fairy Tail Volume 48 by Hiro...
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Your First Look at Dragon Ball Super

Your First Look at Dragon Ball Super It may be under 15 seconds long but we finally have our first look at Dragon Ball Super, just under a month before the first episode series on July 5th in Japan, filling the Dragon Ball Kai time slot once that has finished airing. A few interesting points are shown in the short trailer. Goku goes Super...
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Nozomi Entertainment Announces ‘Sketchbook ~full color’s~’ DVD Release Date

Nozomi Entertainment Announces ‘Sketchbook ~full color’s~’ DVD Release Date Nozomi Entertainment has just revealed the release date for their upcoming release of the Sketchbook ~full color’s~ anime on DVD in North America. The litebox DVD set will be available on September 1, 2015. It has a suggested retail price of $39.99 USD, but is currently available for pre-order here...
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Madman’s Manga Releases of June 10, 2015 Are Now Available

Madman’s Manga Releases of June 10, 2015 Are Now Available Madman Entertainment’s manga releases of June 10, 2015 are now out in Australia. Here is the full list of this month’s manga releases, including many continuations of ongoing series and the first volumes of some new series: Black Rose Alice Volume 4 by Setona Mizushiro Bleach 3-in-1 Omnibus...
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Madman’s Anime Releases of June 10, 2015 Are Out Now

Madman’s Anime Releases of June 10, 2015 Are Out Now Madman Entertainment’s anime releases of June 10, 2015 are available in Australia. Here is the full list of this month’s anime releases, once again including continuations of ongoing series, releases of new series and a highly anticipated film too: D-Frag Series Collection – DVD and...
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Nyaruko Season 1, WAGNARIA!!2, and YuruYuri Season 1 Standard Editions Announced

Nyaruko Season 1, WAGNARIA!!2, and YuruYuri Season 1 Standard Editions Announced Every time that NIS America releases a new anime series in the West they always give those eager to purchase a series the option to buy a special premium edition. As time goes on however, these premium editions go out of stock and when this happens fans have to wait for the series to either be re-stocked,...
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One-Punch Man Debut in Print this September

One-Punch Man Debut in Print this September For quite a bit now Viz Media has been offering digital volumes of the One-Punch Man manga in English but fans of ONE’s and Yusuke Murata’s work have been eager to own print copies of the series in the West. This past weekend Viz had some good news for these fans as the company has announced that...
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Aniplex USA to Begin Releasing the First Season of ‘Aldnoah.Zero’ on Home Video in July

Aniplex USA to Begin Releasing the First Season of ‘Aldnoah.Zero’ on Home Video in July Aniplex of America has just announced that they will begin releasing the first season Aldnoah.Zero on standard edition DVD and limited edition Blu-ray this July. Volume 1 will be released on July 21 and volume 2 will be released on August 27. Pre-orders for both volumes will be available on the official...
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AnimEigo’s Kickstarter for ‘Otaku no Video’ Successfully Funded, First Stretch Goal Met

AnimEigo’s Kickstarter for ‘Otaku no Video’ Successfully Funded, First Stretch Goal Met In just 13 and a half hours, the Kickstarter for AnimEigo’s Otaku no Video Otaking Edition was successfully funded. An identical campaign has since launched on Indiegogo so that people can make a pledge through PayPal. The first stretch goal, the “Cover Up(grade)”, has been reached,...
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Discotek Gives an Update on their ‘Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust’ and ‘IGPX’ Releases

Discotek Gives an Update on their ‘Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust’ and ‘IGPX’ Releases Discotek Media has been giving updates on some of their upcoming releases over the last few days. They also posted trailers for their Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust and IGPX releases, which can be found here. Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust will be released in early September on DVD and Blu-ray....
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More Cast Details and Premiere Date Revealed for Upcoming ‘Death Note’ TV Drama

More Cast Details and Premiere Date Revealed for Upcoming ‘Death Note’ TV Drama Last Monday, the official website for NTV’s upcoming live-action Death Note TV drama series revealed who will be playing Light Yagami, L and Near. Today, eight more cast members were revealed. The new cast members include: Hinako Sono as Misa Amane Reiko Fujiwara as Sayu Yagami Megumi Seki...
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