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Hanabee Entertainment Reveals April 2015 Release Schedule

Hanabee Entertainment Reveals April 2015 Release Schedule Hanabee Entertainment has just announced four new releases for Australia on April 1, 2015. The following list contains all information about these releases. Little Busters complete first season box-set – four disc DVD and Blu-ray sets featuring dual audio, with an SRP of $79.99. The Familiar of...
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‘D-Frag!’ English Dub Cast Revealed

‘D-Frag!’ English Dub Cast Revealed Over the past three days, FUNimation have been revealing the cast members for the English dub of D-Frag!. Here is the list in its entirety. Ataru Kawahara – J. Michael Tatum Chitose Karasuyama – Whitney Rodgers Kenji Kazama – Austin Tindle Minami Ohsawa – Caitlin...
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Section 23 Films Reveals May Release Schedule

Section 23 Films Reveals May Release Schedule Section 23 Films has just revealed their release schedule for May 2015. All titles will be released on both DVD and Blu-ray. May 5 releases include Maiden Japan’s release of Patlabor: The Movie and Sentai Filmworks’ just-announced release of The World God Only Knows: OVA Collection. The OVA...
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Jessica Nigri to voice Sonico in Super Sonico English Dub

Jessica Nigri to voice Sonico in Super Sonico English Dub In what might be a first, Sentai Filmworks has announced that when they release SoniAni: Super Sonico the Animation with an English dub on Blu-ray and DVD on May 26th, the lead character Sonico will be voiced by Jessica Nigri. Jessica may be a familiar name to many as she is a popular cosplayer who has...
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Ponycan USA Reveals Pre-order Bonuses for April Releases

Ponycan USA Reveals Pre-order Bonuses for April Releases Ponycan USA previously revealed that there will be bonuses for those who pre-order the first collectors’ edition release of Yuki Yuna is a Hero or Denki-Gai or the bundle containing both releases from Right Stuf by February 28. Read on to see what cool stuff you could get! The bonus for...
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‘Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin’ Episode 1 English Dub Cast Revealed

‘Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin’ Episode 1 English Dub Cast Revealed The cast for the English dubbed version of the first episode of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Blue-Eyed Casval, has been revealed. This will be the first of four OVAs. Many familiar names appear in the cast list, so check it out to see who you can expect to hear in this dub. Casval Rem Deikun: Karen...
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FUNimation’s April 2015 Release Schedule Revealed

FUNimation’s April 2015 Release Schedule Revealed FUNimation Entertainment has revealed their release schedule for April 2015. Check out the following list to see if there are any releases you have been looking forward to. Releases for April 7 include the complete series of .Hack//Legend of the Twilight on DVD, One Piece Season 6 Part 4 on DVD and an Anime...
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‘Sailor Moon’ Season 1 Part 1 to be Released in Australia in April

‘Sailor Moon’ Season 1 Part 1 to be Released in Australia in April Madman Entertainment has revealed the details of their first release of the Sailor Moon series on DVD in Australia. The first collection will contain 24 episodes and will be released on DVD on April 15, 2015. The first print run will include bonus materials, which will be confirmed at a later date. Based on...
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Sentai Filmworks Licenses ‘The Familar of Zero: Rondo of Princesses’

Sentai Filmworks Licenses ‘The Familar of Zero: Rondo of Princesses’ Sentai Filmworks has just announced their acquisition of The Familiar of Zero: Rondo of Princesses, the third season in the series. This is a direct sequel to the second season, Knight of the Twin Moons, which is set to be released in North America on March 10, 2015. Rondo of Princesses,...
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Dragonar Academy, Date A Live II, and No-rin home video licenses acquired by FUNimation

Dragonar Academy, Date A Live II, and No-rin home video licenses acquired by FUNimation During their Otakon Las Vegas panel earlier today, FUNimation announced that they have now acquired the home video release rights for Dragonar Academy, Date A Live II, and No-Rin. While Date A Live II was a sure pick-up as the company has already released the first season in English, the fate of the other...
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Master Keaton Volume 1 Review

Master Keaton Volume 1 Review Master Keaton Volume 1 Authors: Hokusei Katsushika, Takashi Nagasaki Artist: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: December 16, 2014 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview Naoki Urasawa has created a number of award winning manga series such as Monster and 20th Century Boys, but he has...
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The Last: Naruto The Movie US premiere locations announced

The Last: Naruto The Movie US premiere locations announced Today Viz Media and Eleven Arts have announced what theaters will be showing The Last: Naruto The Movie when it makes its debut in North America on February 20th. Tickets are now available for purchase at all of these theaters and while supplies last, anyone who attends a showing of the film will be given a...
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‘Kill la Kill’ Volume 5 Details Revealed

‘Kill la Kill’ Volume 5 Details Revealed Aniplex of America has just revealed the details of the fifth and final volume of KILL la KILL. There will be three sets: a DVD set, a Blu-ray set and a limited edition combo set. All three sets will feature dual audio, English and Spanish subtitles, episodes 20-24 and the OVA episode 25. On-disc extras...
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‘Koimonogatari’ Blu-ray Set Coming to the US in February

‘Koimonogatari’ Blu-ray Set Coming to the US in February Koimonogatari: Hitage End, the fifth arc in the Monogatari series’ second season, will be coming to Blu-ray in North America on February 24, 2015 thanks to Aniplex of America. It will feature episodes 1-6 in Japanese with English subtitles. On-disc extras will include the textless opening animations...
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Aniplex of America Details ‘Nisekoi’ Blu-ray Volumes 3 and 4

Aniplex of America Details ‘Nisekoi’ Blu-ray Volumes 3 and 4 Aniplex of America has just revealed the details of Blu-ray volumes 3 and 4 of Nisekoi. Individual details of the final two volumes are featured below, but both sets will include the same physical bonuses. They include: Collectable ending card pinups A deluxe poster and package illustrated by Nobuhiro...
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Aniplex of America Reveals Home Video Plans for Third ‘Madoka Magica’ Film

Aniplex of America Reveals Home Video Plans for Third ‘Madoka Magica’ Film Aniplex of America has just revealed the details of their English-language home-video release of Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie ~Rebellion~. The sets, to be available from April 7, 2015, will only be sold in North, Central and South Americas and Canada. All sets will feature Japanese and English...
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FUNimation’s Announcements from the Latest ANNCast

FUNimation’s Announcements from the Latest ANNCast Those who listen to Anime News Network’s weekly podcast ‘ANNCast’ will know that occasionally people from FUNimation sit down with ANN and discuss various topics brought up by the hosts and Twitter followers. This week, FUNimation’s Senior Marketing Manager Adam Sheehan and...
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Discotek Discuss More of Their Upcoming Releases

Discotek Discuss More of Their Upcoming Releases Discotek Media recently took to their Facebook page to discuss some of their upcoming releases. Read on to see what they are bringing to North America next! Firstly is their release of Samurai Troopers, currently slated for April. The 39-episode TV series will be released in a 5-disc English-subtitled DVD...
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‘Student Council’s Discretion Lv. 2′ Licensed by Sentai Filmworks

‘Student Council’s Discretion Lv. 2′ Licensed by Sentai Filmworks Sentai Filmworks has just announced that they have acquired the rights to Student Council’s Discretion Lv. 2, a direct sequel to the first season. The first season will be released on home video on March 24, 2015. The second season premiered on Niconico in October 2012 before its television...
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Kodansha Comics Makes Eight Announcements

Kodansha Comics Makes Eight Announcements Kodansha Comics made eight announcements yesterday. Check out the list to see what translated manga they will be releasing in the US next. Attack on Titan Colossal Edition by Hajime Isayama – $49.99 USD omnibus containing volumes 6-10 to be released in September. The Science of Attack on Titan...
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Nozomi Entertainment Acquires ‘Sketchbook ~full color’s~’

Nozomi Entertainment Acquires ‘Sketchbook ~full color’s~’ Nozomi Entertainment, Right Stuf’s anime production division, recently announced their acquisition of Sketchbook ~full color’s~. They will be releasing a complete 13-episode DVD collection of the series in the summer of 2015. Based on the 2002 manga series Sketchbook by Totan Kobako, this 2007...
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Terra Formars Volume 4 Review

Terra Formars Volume 4 Review Terra Formars Volume 4 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: January 20, 2015 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview A virus originating from the Bugs 2 expedition to Mars with a one hundred percent mortality rate has started to sweep throughout the planet...
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Yu-Gi-Oh! manga to be re-released in 3-in-1 omnibus form

Yu-Gi-Oh! manga to be re-released in 3-in-1 omnibus form With the original Yu-Gi-Oh! manga being thirty eight volumes in length, it is quite an expensive challenge to try and collect every volume, especially since some may be hard to find now. As such, Viz Media has announced that they are now planning on re-releasing the entire Yu-Gi-Oh! manga series in a 3-in-1...
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AnimeLab Summer 2015 Anime Simulcast Update

AnimeLab Summer 2015 Anime Simulcast Update Madman has just sent out an update via email about the anime shows they are simulcasting this season. Check out the list to see what is available. Tokyo Ghoul √A (season tw0): episode 1. Yurikuma Arashi: episodes 1 and 2. Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE: episode 1. Assassination Classroom: episode...
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Vertical Licenses ‘Tokyo ESP’ Manga

Vertical Licenses ‘Tokyo ESP’ Manga Vertical has just revealed that they have acquired the North American rights to Hajime Segawa’s manga series Tokyo ESP. Two-in-one omnibus volumes are currently planned to begin release starting in Autumn. Vertical has not provided exact details about the release however online retailer Amazon.com...
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Aniplex of America to Distribute Persona 3 The Movie #2 Import Blu-rays in Over 50 Territories

Aniplex of America to Distribute Persona 3 The Movie #2 Import Blu-rays in Over 50 Territories Aniplex of America announced that they will be distributing both standard edition and collectors’ edition imported Blu-rays of Shin Megami Tensei Persona 3 – #2 Midsummer Knight’s Dream in over 50 territories from March 11, 2015. Both editions will feature the director’s cut of the...
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