FUNimation Acquires ‘Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence’

FUNimation Entertainment has announced their acquisition of the rights for Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence. They do not have a release date for it yet, but they will be releasing it on home video in the future. The 2004 film is a sequel to Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 Ghost in the Shell film. Production I.G. handled the animation production for each adaptation. The films are based on Masamune Shirow&...

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 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...

Madman Entertainment’s ‘A Letter to Momo’ Release Has Been Delayed Until Further Notice

Madman Entertainment announced today that their upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of A Letter to Momo has been delayed until further notice. Both editions were originally scheduled for release on March 3, 2016. Madman has advised that customers who have already pre-ordered the release will not need to do anything. They will announce the new release date as soon as they are able to. Both editions wi...

Madman’s SMASH! Sydney 2015 Announcement Recap

Madman Entertainment announced four license acquisitions at their panel at SMASH! Sydney 2015 last weekend. First up is Amagi Brilliant Park. It is based on Shuji Gatou’s on-going light novel series of the same name. The 13-episode series was adapted by Kyoto Animation. An OVA was produced, but Madman has not revealed if their release will include this. Madman describes the series as follows...

The List of Madman’s Anime Releases of August 5, 2015

Madman Entertainment’s anime releases of August 2015 will be available in stores across Australia later this week. The following is a complete list of all of their anime titles coming out this month with format details. Angelic Layer Series Collection – DVD Bleach Collection 26 (episodes 343-354) – DVD Haikyuu!! Part 1 (English-subtitled edition) – DVD Hyperdimension Neptunia Series Collecti...

What Sentai Filmworks Is Releasing in August 2015

Sentai Filmworks is releasing several anime titles in North America this month. The following is a full list of their August 2015 releases. August 4, 2015: Space Brothers Collection 4 – Episodes 39-51 on DVD and Blu-ray. Sakura Trick Complete Collection – Episodes 1-12 on DVD. August 11, 2015: Captain Earth Collection 2 – Episodes 14-25 on DVD and Blu-ray. Haikyuu!! Collection 2 ...

What FUNimation Is Releasing in July 2015

FUNimation Entertainment has several releases planned for this month. The following is a complete list of all of their anime releases of July 2015, including format details and episode counts. July 7, 2015: Noragami Complete First Season – SRP $64.98/$69.98. Episodes 1-12 are included in standard and limited edition DVD and Blu-ray combo-packs. July 14, 2015: One Piece Collection 13 – ...

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 presents all of this month’s releases with information about pricing, language options and on-disc extras. July 7, 2015: One Week Friends Complete Collection on DVD and Blu-ray – $49.98 / $59.98. It features episodes 1-12 with Japanese audio and English subtitles. On-disc e...

What FUNimation is Releasing in June 2015

FUNimation Entertainment is releasing collections of more than a dozen titles in this month. Here is the full list of all of their June 2015 releases, including price details, packaging details and the details about the on-disc extras for each of them. June 2, 2015: Wanna Be the Strongest in the World! Standard and Limited Edition DVD and Blu-ray combo-packs – SRP $64.98 / $69.98. On-disc extras i...

What Sentai Filmworks Is Releasing in June 2015

Sentai Filmworks is releasing several titles this month, including new releases of ongoing series, the first releases of some series and re-releases. Here is the full list of titles Sentai is releasing this month, including price details and information about the on-disc extras for each set. June 2, 2015: Haikyuu!! Collection 1 on DVD and Blu-ray – $49.98 / $59.98. It contains episodes 1-12 ...

Genshiken Second Generation Premium Edition Review

Genshiken Second Generation Premium Edition Studio: Production I.G. Publisher: NIS America Format: Blu-ray Release Date: February 3, 2015 Price: $51.99 – Available Here Overview Trying to revive a series a few years after it previously ended can be a difficult task and one that is often not well received by fans of the original. Genshiken first began as a manga series that ran from 2002 to 2...

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