FUNimation Acquires the Live-Action ‘Black Butler’ Film

FUNimation Entertainment announced earlier today that it has acquired the home video distribution rights to the live-action Black Butler film adaptation. The film will be released in a DVD and Blu-ray combo pack on May 2, 2017. FUNimation is dubbing the film into English, so viewers who purchase this upcoming release will have the option of watching it with English audio selected or with Japanese ...

The List of Madman’s Anime Releases of July 6, 2016

Madman Entertainment is releasing several anime films and series on home video in Australia today. Unless otherwise stated, all of the following films and television anime episodes are featured with dual language options. A Letter to Momo – DVD and Blu-ray. On-disc extras include an art gallery, “The Making of Letter to Momo” and animation test clips. Berserk: The Golden Age Arc Movie Collec...

The List of Madman’s Anime Releases of June 8, 2016

Madman Entertainment is releasing several highly-anticipated anime titles on home video in Australia tomorrow. The following list details all of those releases. Assassination Classroom Part 1 – Standard and Limited Edition DVD and Blu-rays. Episodes 1-11 will be featured with dual language options. On-disc extras include episode commentaries, an interview with the cast, episode 0 “Meet...

What FUNimation Is Releasing in May 2016

Although they are starting much later in the month than usual, FUNimation Entertainment will be releasing a few popular anime titles in North America this May. FUNimation’s releases for May 2016 are as follows: May 17, 2016: Assassination Classroom Season One, Part One – Standard and Limited Edition DVD and Blu-ray Combo Packs. The sets contain episodes 1-11. On-disc extras include episode c...

What FUNimation Is Releasing in April 2016

FUNimation Entertainment is releasing quite a few different anime titles in North America this month. The following list details each of those releases. April 5, 2016: Ghost in the Shell: Arise – The New Movie – Bare Bones DVD Edition and DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack. Extras included in the combo pack include: “Inside the World of Ghost in the Shell Part 2”, Special: “Arise Explained in 25 Min...

Black Butlers Sebastian Becomes a Robot Vacuum Cleaner

Although we aren’t at the stage of having our own personal robot servants just yet, Sharp electronics in Japan have begun pre-orders for the next best thing, a vacuum cleaner that talks like an anime butler. A new model for the Cocorobo Vacuum is going to be released which will feature both artwork and actual voice over lines from Sebastian Michaelis, demon butler and Ciels bodyguard from th...

Madman announcements from Supanova Sydney 2014

Over this past weekend at Supanova Sydney 2014, Madman Entertainment have released a slew of announcements that have rocked the anime world down under. Following their announcement of the acquisition of Terror in Resonance, they have confirmed that they have acquired the license for the following titles: Tokyo Ghoul – upcoming anime to be simulcast on AnimeLab in July 2014. Ben-To – th...

Black Butler: Complete First Season Review

Black Butler: Complete First Season Studio: A-1 Pictures Publisher: FUNimation Format: DVD & Blu-Ray Release Date: April 3, 2012 Price: $69.98 – Available Here Overview: The late 1800’s in England is an interesting time in history.  There was Jack the Ripper, Queen Victoria had lost her husband, World’s Fair was happening across the channel in France, and apparently supernatu...

Funimation announce Black Butler Season 2 Cast

Funimation Entertainment have today confirmed the English dub cast for the hotly anticipated sequel to the popular Black Butler anime series. The following voice actors were cast for the series second season: Alois voiced by Luci Christian Claude voiced by Jason Douglas Abberline voiced by  Jonathan Brooks Agni voiced by  Patrick Seitz Baldroy voiced by  Ian Sinclair Ciel voiced by  Brina Palencia...

Madman Anime on iTunes

Over the past year, Madman Entertainment has been slowly yet steadily providing more ways for you to get your anime fix. Whether it be through their Madman Screening Room or through physical media. A much more subtle digital media release platform has been building up over the course of this year by Madman through the iTunes store. I think it would be of good use to provide a complete list of curr...

Madman Announcements – AVCON 2011

At the Adelaide only anime convention, AVCON, Madman Entertainment have made some quiet title announcements. Leading up to their Panel at AVCON, Madman had given their fans hints through their facebook page of what was to be announced, in particular heavily hinting at retro anime. In keeping with the retro hints they have announced that Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 has been reaquired and is to be ...

Anime Focus #2 – TOP 5 ANIME

Recently I decided to survey members of the Capsule Computers staff to get their verdict on what is their personal top 5 favourite anime (series or movies) of all time. What I got was a lot of different views on anime as a whole and what we each as individual’s think is the pinacle of japanese animation. For the interesting results read on. Philip ‘MasterAbbott’ Federico: 5. Love...

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