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Kill la Kill Volume Five Review

Kill la Kill Volume Five Review Kill la Kill Volume Five Studio: Trigger Publisher: Madman Format: DVD (reviewed), Blu-ray Release Date: June 10, 2015 Price: $29.95 AUD (DVD) – Available Here / $34.95 AUD (Blu-ray) – Available Here Overview The majority of the episodes included with the previous volume of Kill la Kill took...
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Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment’s Anime Expo 2015 Announcement Recap

Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment’s Anime Expo 2015 Announcement Recap Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment made several announcements at their panel at Anime Expo 2015. Here is the full recap of those announcements. Nozomi Entertainment announced their acquisition of Tamayura: Hitotose, Umi Monogatari, Big Windup! season two, Pita-Ten and A Town Where You Live. Tamayura:...
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The Pilot’s Love Song Premium Edition Release Announced for September 22nd

The Pilot’s Love Song Premium Edition Release Announced for September 22nd Early last year NIS America announced that they had acquired the rights to The Pilot’s Love Song shortly after the series began airing in Japan. Now during their Anime Expo panel the company announced that they are planning on releasing The Pilot’s Love Song Premium Edition in North America on...
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Gate, School-Live!, To Love Ru Darkness 2nd, and More Anime Licensed by Sentai Filmworks

Gate, School-Live!, To Love Ru Darkness 2nd, and More Anime Licensed by Sentai Filmworks During their panel at Anime Expo Sentai Filmworks announced that they had acquired a number of Summer 2015 anime titles for future release. The first of these titles includes Gate: Jie-tai Ka no Chi ni te, Kaku Tatakaeri, the second season of To Love Ru Darkness, School-Live!, Ushio & Tora, Wakaba Girl,...
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Legend of the Galactic Heroes Anime and Higurashi Anime Licensed by Sentai

Legend of the Galactic Heroes Anime and Higurashi Anime Licensed by Sentai It seems that fans of the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series will have the best chance to acquire as much of the original material possible in the coming years. Not only has Viz Media announced that they will begin releasing the original novel series starting in spring 2016, but Sentai Filmworks has...
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Aniplex USA to Release DVD and Blu-ray Box-Sets of ‘Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]’ Season 1

Aniplex USA to Release DVD and Blu-ray Box-Sets of ‘Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]’ Season 1 Aniplex of America revealed their plans for a domestic North American release of Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] at their panel at Anime Expo today. A DVD box-set and limited edition Blu-ray box-set of the first season will be released on August 25, 2015. Pre-orders are available here (DVD) and...
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Aniplex USA to Release the First Arc of ‘Durarara!!x2′ on Home Video Starting September

Aniplex USA to Release the First Arc of ‘Durarara!!x2′ on Home Video Starting September Aniplex of America announced at their panel at Anime Expo today that they will be releasing the first art of Durarara!!x2 on DVD and Blu-ray later this year. Volume 1 is scheduled for release on September 29 and volume 2 is scheduled for release on November 24. Volume 1 will feature episodes 1-6 with the...
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One-Punch Man Anime, Legend of Galactic Heroes Novels, and More Licensed by Viz

One-Punch Man Anime, Legend of Galactic Heroes Novels, and More Licensed by Viz Viz Media’s panel at Anime Expo was jam packed with announcements. Not only did the company announce that they had acquired K: Missing Kings and K: Return of Kings but they had a large number of license announcements for both new series as well as older series that people thought never would be...
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Parasyte -the maxim- to air on Toonami in October

Parasyte -the maxim- to air on Toonami in October While Toonami has seen quite a large number of anime series from FUNimation and Viz Media debuting on the television block since it returned, Sentai Filmworks hasn’t had much of a chance to shine. That changed earlier today when Sentai Filmworks announced at Anime Expo via an ad and later through a...
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K: Missing Kings and K: Return of Kings Licensed by Viz Media

K: Missing Kings and K: Return of Kings Licensed by Viz Media Today during their Anime Expo panel Viz Media announced that they have acquired the rights to both the K: Missing Kings anime movie and the second season of the anime series, K: Return of Kings. It is worth noting that Viz Media originally licensed and released the first season of K back in 2014 and that...
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Tokyo Ravens Part One Review

Tokyo Ravens Part One Review Tokyo Ravens Part One Studio: 8-Bit Publisher: FUNimation Format: Blu-ray/DVD Combo Release Date: April 7, 2015 Price: $64.98 – Available Here Overview Creating a story where magically gifted students attend a school to teach them how to handle their abilities has become something incredibly common...
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A Lull in the Sea and My Little Monster Premium Editions Now Available in North America

A Lull in the Sea and My Little Monster Premium Editions Now Available in North America NIS America has released a double dose of anime for their fans today in the form of A Lull in the Sea: Complete Collection and My Little Monster. Both series’ premium editions are now available for purchase through NIS America’s online store and various online retailers. A Lull in the...
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What FUNimation is Releasing in July 2015

What FUNimation is Releasing in July 2015 FUNimation Entertainment has a lot of releases planned for this month. Following is a complete list of all of their anime releases in July 2015, including format details and episode counts. July 7: Noragami Complete First Season – SRP $64.98/$69.98. Episodes 1-12 are included in standard and...
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What Section 23 Films is Releasing in July 2015

What Section 23 Films is Releasing in July 2015 Sentai Filmworks and Maiden Japan have a wide variety of anime releases coming out this month. The following list features all of this month’s releases with information about pricing, language options and on-disc extras. July 7: One Week Friends Complete Collection on DVD and Blu-ray –...
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Madman’s Anime Releases of July 1, 2015 Are Now In Stores

Madman’s Anime Releases of July 1, 2015 Are Now In Stores Madman Entertainment’s anime releases of July 1, 2015 are now available. Here is the full list, including some continuations of recent on-going series and some new releases too: Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions Series Collection – DVD and Blu-ray Magi: The Kingdom of Magic (season 2) Part 1 –...
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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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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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