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The Last: Naruto the Movie to play in select US theaters

The Last: Naruto the Movie to play in select US theaters Today Viz Media announced that they will be pairing up with Eleven Arts to start showing The Last: Naruto the Movie at select movie theathers across the United States starting on February 20th. While no exact movie theaters were announced at the moment, the company did say that the film will...
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FUNimation Reveals March 2015 Release Schedule

FUNimation Reveals March 2015 Release Schedule FUNimation has just revealed its release schedule for March 2015, which includes some new series and old favourites. Two Unbreakable Machine-Doll DVD and Blu-ray combo packs will be released on March 3, 2015. The standard edition will be available for $64.98, while the limited edition release will be...
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Hanabee’s Final Four Christmas Announcements

Hanabee’s Final Four Christmas Announcements Hanabee’s first announcement on the final day of its 7 Days of Christmas promotion is Hiiro no Kakera. The complete series box set will be released on both DVD and Blu-ray for $79.99 each on March 4, 2015. Both sets will come with all 26 episodes on four discs and will feature dual audio and the...
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Aniplex of America Announces Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works TV Import Box Set

Aniplex of America Announces Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works TV Import Box Set Aniplex of America has announced that they will be releasing an imported Blu-ray box set of the Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works TV series. Details about this limited edition release are included below. Episodes 00-12 will be presented uncut with Japanese audio and both Japanese and English subtitles...
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Section 23 Films’ April 2015 Release Schedule Revealed

Section 23 Films’ April 2015 Release Schedule Revealed Section 23 Films has just revealed its release schedule for April 2015, the majority of which are releases from Sentai Filmworks. She, The Ultimate Weapon will be released on DVD on April 7, 2015. The release will feature dual audio and sell for a suggested retail price of $39.98. DD Fist of the North Star...
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Hanabee Licenses ‘Humanity Has Declined’

Hanabee Licenses ‘Humanity Has Declined’ On day 6 of their 7 Days of Christmas promotion, Hanabee announced the license to Humanity Has Declined. It will be released on DVD for a suggested retail price of $49.99 on March 4, 2015. The release will come with two discs, feature Japanese audio with English subtitles and feature the textless...
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FUNimation Acquires Streaming Rights to Assassination Classroom

FUNimation Acquires Streaming Rights to Assassination Classroom FUNimation has just announced the streaming rights to the upcoming anime adaptation of Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu). The series will begin simulcasting with English subtitles on January 9, 2015 at 1pm ET and from episode 2 onwards every Friday at 12:20pm ET. Brain’s Base produced a...
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Madman’s Twelve Days of Christmas Announcements – Day 9

Madman’s Twelve Days of Christmas Announcements – Day 9 On the ninth day of Christmas, Madman was quick to announce the license to the upcoming second season of Kamisama Kiss before any other international anime distributor had the chance. AnimeLab will be simulcasting the series, currently scheduled to begin airing on January 5, 2015, with a home video release...
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FUNimation Announces Home Video Rights to Nobunagun

FUNimation Announces Home Video Rights to Nobunagun FUNimation has just announced that it has the home video rights to Nobunagun. FUNimation simulcast the 13 episode series with English subtitles earlier this year and Madman is also currently streaming the series on their AnimeLab service. The series will be released on both DVD and Blu-ray in summer 2015...
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Sentai Filmworks Acquires ‘Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’

Sentai Filmworks Acquires ‘Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’ As many anime publishers have been doing lately, Sentai Filmworks has been going on a bit of a licensing spree, which has now finally come to an end. Sentai Filmworks’ latest announcement is the digital and home video rights to Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You. No set release...
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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Series Collection Review

Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Series Collection Review Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Series Collection Studio: Sunrise Publisher: Madman Format: DVD Release Date: October 10, 2014 Price: $59.95 – Available Here Overview The original Mobile Suit Gundam started a franchise that’s still going to this day, spawning sequels, alternate timelines, OVAs and...
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Madman’s Twelve Days of Christmas Announcements – Day 8

Madman’s Twelve Days of Christmas Announcements – Day 8 On the eighth day of Christmas, Madman announced the license to A Good Librarian Like A Good Shepherd (Dai Toshokan no Hitsujikai). AnimeLab will stream the series in 2015, and a home video release will follow at an unconfirmed date. Animated by Hoods Entertainment (Mysterious Girlfriend X, Fantatista...
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Sentai Filmworks Acquires ‘She, The Ultimate Weapon’

Sentai Filmworks Acquires ‘She, The Ultimate Weapon’ Sentai Filmworks has just announced that they have rescued the license to She, The Ultimate Weapon. The TV series was previously released across four volumes in 2004 and in a complete collection in 2005 by Viz Media. The two OVA episodes were then released by Viz in 2006. Sentai will be releasing the series...
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Aniplex of America Licenses ‘Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend’

Aniplex of America Licenses ‘Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend’ Aniplex of America has just announced the license to Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend. Episodes will begin streaming on the Aniplex Channel, Crunchyroll and Hulu beginning January 8, 2015. The exact time of the simulcast will be revealed at a later date. The series will be directed by Kanta Kamei...
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Hanabee Licenses The Ambition of Oda Nobuna

Hanabee Licenses The Ambition of Oda Nobuna Hanabee has just announced on day 5 of their 7 Days of Christmas promotion that they have acquired the license to The Ambition of Oda Nobuna. The DVD and Blu-ray sets will be released on February 4, 2015. Both sets will retail for $59.99, come with two discs, feature all 12 twelve episodes with options for...
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Madman’s Twelve Days of Christmas Announcements – Days 1-7

Madman’s Twelve Days of Christmas Announcements – Days 1-7 Madman Entertainment is now more than half way through its twelve days of Christmas announcements for 2014. Below are the announcements that have been made so far. On the first day of Christmas, Dragon Ball Z Tamashii Buddies were made available for purchase. On the second day of Christmas, a selection...
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Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ to be released on Home Video in Japan with English Subtitles

Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ to be released on Home Video in Japan with English Subtitles Studio Ghibli’s latest anime film, When Marnie Was There (Omoide no Marnie), will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in Japan on March 18, 2015. The sets will feature multiple language options which are detailed below. The DVD release will sell for a suggested retail price of 4700 yen (5076 yen tax...
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Hanabee to Release Majestic Prince Part Two in Australia

Hanabee to Release Majestic Prince Part Two in Australia Hanabee has just announced on the fourth day of their 7 Days of Christmas promotion that they will be releasing Majestic Prince Part Two on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia on February 4, 2014. A DVD and Blu-ray release was announced for Little Busters! Refrain on the third day of their promotion, and both...
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Hanabee Licenses Little Busters! Refrain

Hanabee Licenses Little Busters! Refrain Hanabee Entertainment has just announced that it has acquired Little Busters! Refrain for a DVD and Blu-ray release. Both sets will contain two discs, sell for a suggested retail price of $59.99 and will be released on February 4, 2015. Bonus features are limited to the textless opening and ending...
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Zettai Karen Children spin-off anime ‘Unlimited Psychic Squad’ licensed by Sentai Filmworks

Zettai Karen Children spin-off anime ‘Unlimited Psychic Squad’ licensed by Sentai Filmworks Today Sentai Filmworks has announced that they have acquried the rights to “Unlimited Psychic Squad,” a spin-off anime from Zettai Karen Children (also called “Psychic Squad”) following the story of Hyobu Kyosuke, a powerful psychic that treads between the lines of good and evil in...
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Unbreakable Machine Doll English dub cast revealed and previewed

Unbreakable Machine Doll English dub cast revealed and previewed Today FUNimation released a bunch of information concerning their upcoming release of Unbreakable Machine Doll on March 3rd. They have not only revealed the English dub cast alongside a preview trailer, but they have also released details concerning the contents of the Limited and Standard Editions of the...
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DD Fist of the North Star spin-off anime licensed by Sentai Filmworks

DD Fist of the North Star spin-off anime licensed by Sentai Filmworks Today Sentai Filmworks announced that they have acquired the license to DD Fist of the North Star, a super-deformed parody series of the original Fist of the North Star. DD Fist of the North Star first aired back in the spring 2013 series and was animated by Ajiado and takes many of the familiar heroes from...
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Fate/Stay Night: Complete Collection Review

Fate/Stay Night: Complete Collection Review Fate/Stay Night: Complete Collection Studio: Studio Deen Publisher: Sentai Filmworks Format: Blu-ray Release Date: October 14, 2014 Price: $99.98 – Available Here Overview Type-Moon’s Fate franchise is one that is well known as it spans across a number of popular visual novels and has been given...
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Sword Art Online Abridged New Episode Is Out

Sword Art Online Abridged New Episode Is Out Well it’s been nearly eight months since the last episode, but now it’s the time to rejoice as Sword Art Online Abridge Episode Five is here. The latest episode was uploaded to YouTube on the Something Witty Entertainment channel two days ago, since then it has gotten over 90,000 views and over 6,000...
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Mushishi Live Stage Read Coming To Tokyo Next Year

Mushishi Live Stage Read Coming To Tokyo Next Year This year has seen the return of the fantasy series Mushishi, so far fans of the anime have been treated with a special OVA and 2 seasons of Mushishi Zoku Shou, the latter of which is currently airing in this anime season. Now fans in Japan will get to experience Mushishi in a whole new medium as it takes...
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Nyaruko: Crawling With Love! Second Season Review

Nyaruko: Crawling With Love! Second Season Review Nyaruko: Crawling With Love! Second Season Studio: Xebec Publisher: NIS America Format: Blu-ray Release Date: November 4, 2014 Price: $51.99 – Available Here Overview What happens when you take a romcom harem and mix in some self-aware humor, references to everything from other Japanese anime to...
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