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, which will be available from April 7, 2015, will only be sold in the Americas and in Canada. All sets will feature Japanese and English audio, English subtitles, and Spanish subtitles for the film only. All prices listed are in US dollars. The ...

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 from March 11, 2015. Both editions will feature the director’s cut of the film, which presents an additional four minutes of content. Both sets will feature Japanese audio and English subtit...

Key to Release new Angel Beats! Visual Novels

Key has announced that in collaboration with Aniplex, they will be releasing a new title in the Angel Beats! series. Angel Beats! First Beat is to be released in Japan later this year for PC. The game is set in the same universe as the Angel Beats! anime, and should be familiar to fans of the series. Yuzuru Otonashi returns as the protagonist, and will include story routes for all the central char...

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 on five Blu-ray discs, with a sixth disc containing a soundtrack CD to be included. On-disc ...

Aniplex of America Licenses ‘Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend’

Aniplex of America has just announced their acquisition of the license to stream 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 (Oreshura, Nanana’s Buried Treasure) and will be produced b...

Kodansha Comics to Release the ‘Your Lie in April’ Manga in English

Kodansha Comics has just announced that they will be releasing the first volume of the Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso / April Is Your Lie) manga in English in Spring 2015. Naoshi Arakawa’s manga is currently being adapated into a 22-episode anime series. The anime has been licensed by Aniplex USA and Madman, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series in North America, Central Americ...

Aniplex of America Announces New ‘Nisekoi’ and ‘Gurren Lagann’ Blu-rays

Aniplex of America has recently announced release dates for Nisekoi volume 2 on Blu-ray and Gurren Lagann volumes 3-5 on Blu-ray. All prices listed below are in USD. Gurren Lagann volume 3, containing episodes 11-16, will be released on January 6, 2015. Volume 4, containing episodes 17-22, will be released on February 3, 2015. Volume 5, containing episodes 23-27, will be released on March 3, 2015....

Aniplex of America Acquires Streaming Rights to ‘Durarara!!x2’

Aniplex of America has announced their acquisition of the streaming rights to all three seasons of the new Durarara!!x2 series. The new adaptations were initially announced in May. Although the first series was animated by Brains Base, the second series will be animated by Studio Shuka, the company’s first major project. Aniplex USA has launched an official English website for the series. Th...

Sword Art Online Themed Bus Headed For AX

Like many of you, I cannot wait for Sword Art Online II to start and what better way to hype us up than with a bus ride. Okay well a regular bus may not be exciting, but a special SAO decorated one may capture your interest. Seven buses designed around the anime will be driving through various countries in the lead up to the second seasons premier. At the time of writing no details about the buses...

Kill La Kill English Dub Trailer Released

The official English language dub trailer for the popular battle anime series Kill La Kill has made its way online thanks to Aniplex of America. The dub which comes straight from Aniplex is featured in epic fashion, highlighting the main cast with their English voice. Kill La Kill follows the misadventures of the revenge-fueled Ryuko Matoi as she seeks to uncover the truth of her father’s de...

Crunchyroll Set To Stream “Sword Art Online II”

Crunchyroll today announced that they have acquired the streaming rights to the upcoming anime series continuation “Sword Art Online II“. The online anime distribution company were given the rights to screen the original “Sword Art Online” anime series a while back so it only makes sense that they would stream the latest one too.  For those of you unnaware of just what exac...

Aniplex Bringing Kill La Kill Over To Anime Expo 2014

If you live in North America and plan on attending the Los Angeles Anime Expo then this is something you might want to put into your schedule. AX have posted on their website that Aniplex of America will be bringing multiple staff and cast members from the popular anime Kill La Kill over for the 4 day event, the guests of honours will be a part of certain panels and will hold autograph signings fo...

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