Sentai Filmworks License Girls und Panzer Der Film for UK

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Although we cover American products, in terms of physical unboxings and region checks, we hardly ever provide news on the latest licenses by american distributors; however today’s news is a bit special as the American Anime Distributor Sentai Filmworks, who as you may know occasionally sub-license shows to the UK, have announced that they have licensed the Girls Und Panzer film for both the UK and America as well as Australia, Ireland and New Zealand. Read more of this post

Unboxing German Pokemon Movie Blu-rays with Surprising Results; They Have English Audio!

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Late last year Universal Pictures Germany released Pokemon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened, otherwise known as Pokemon Der Film: Genesect und die wiedererwachte Legende, and Pokemon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, otherwise known as Pokemon Der Film: Diancie und der Kokon der Zerstörung, as two seperate Blu-ray releases within Germany and while this isn’t surprising the fact that they both feature an English Dub is surprising. Read more of this post

Game Review: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death (PS Vita)

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MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death is the latest localised dungeon-crawler to hit the PS Vita (and Playstation TV) for western audiences courtesy of Idea Factory International; but what can one expect to receive for those unfamiliar with the concept of this game? Well let’s take a look. Read more of this post

Anime Limited to Release Outlaw Star on Blu-ray within the UK

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Anime Limited have today announced, via a panel at this weekends MCM Scotland Comic Con, that they will be releasing the cult anime classic Outlaw Star onto Blu-ray later this year as a Limited Collector’s Edition release. Read more of this post

Root Letter Limited Edition Bundle Announced for PS4 & PS Vita; Exclusive to Rice Digital

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Online retailer Rice Digital, in conjunction with publisher PQube Games, have announced that they will have a Worldwide Exclusive variation of the visual-novel game Root Letter; and its currently available to pre-order exclusively from the Rice Digital Store. Read more of this post

Eureka Seven – The Complete Series – REGION LOCKED

Eureka Seven – The Complete Series

BD Region: A (Confirmed NOT Playable in the UK)
– Boxart states Region A

Price: $49.99 / £37.68 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 1 – 50 (6 Disc Set)

Plot: Relive the classic era of anime with the studio that brought you Escaflowne, Fullmetal Alchemist, and Wolf’s Rain. Returning to the spotlight after almost a decade, Eureka Seven – the greatest anime love story ever told – makes its long-awaited arrival on Blu-ray!

Renton is a teenager trapped working as a mechanic in a backwater town. He dreams of joining up with a daredevil group of pilots known as Gekkostate and following in his father’s heroic footsteps.

When a mysterious beauty named Eureka shows up asking for a tune-up, Renton soon finds himself drawn into a high-flying mecha dogfight that makes him a target of the military. When the dust settles on the spectacular battle, Renton is invited to join Gekkostate, but he soon discovers that even a dream come true has a dark side.

FUNimation UK Release of No-Rin To Receive PAL DVD Masters

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In a recent newswire posted up on the Anime Limited website it has been revealed that FUNimation UK’s upcoming Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack release of No-Rin – The Complete Series will be delayed once again so that PAL Masters for the DVD discs can be created specifically for the UK market. Read more of this post

Dragon Ball Fusions Confirmed for Western Nintendo 3DS Release

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Following on from the news last week that Bandai Namco Entertainment would be releasing Digimon World: Next Order within the UK and Europe the Japanese-based publisher have today announced that they will also be releasing the JPRG styled Nintendo 3DS game Dragon Ball Fusions within the UK, Europe and America in the near future. Read more of this post

Blu-ray Review: Akame Ga Kill – Collection 2

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We dive once again into the pits of war to see what Animatsu Entertainment’s latest Blu-ray release of Akame Ga Kill – Collection 2 has to offer.

Synopsis:

The convoluted path that has reunited Tatsumi and Esdeath takes another twist as they find themselves transported to a remote island where their strength will be tested as never before. Dr. Stylish may be dead, but Danger Beasts still remain, and that’s only the first challenge the two enemies now face.

If the bonds of love weren’t enough to bring their fates together, could the fire of combat forge a new form of alliance? Meanwhile, the embers of rebellion are being stoked into open insurrection by the pacifist organization Path of Peace. Drawn into the impending inferno, Night Raid and the Revolutionary Army prepare for a major assault on the Capital. But while their Imperial Arms may be indestructible, their wielders are merely flesh and blood. Read more of this post

Seraph of the End – Series 1 Part 2 Collector’s Edition Contents Revealed

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After a short period of silence Universal Pictures UK have finally revealed what to expect from the upcoming Collectors Edition Blu-ray (and Collector’s Edition DVD) release of Seraph of the End – Series 1 Part 2; and as expected it will remain consistent with the presentation style of the previous release. Read more of this post