Animatsu and MangaUK Industry Panel Announcements from MCM London Comic Con October 2016

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Animatsu and Manga Entertainment UK were once again in full swing at this past weekends MCM London Comic Con event as not only did the distributor put on a show with their own Karaoke Stage, of which seemed to be insanely busy throughout the weekend; but the UK Anime Distributors opted to announce their new titles at their own stage – as a traditional panel – as opposed to having it take place within one of the theatre’s scattered around the event.

From my perspective this was a good call; as not only did it mean we could hear Andrew and Jerome talking about the announcements but it was also closer to home and less distance to travel for those who wanted to explore the event itself. In any event with introductions (and a potential backstory) out of the way Animatsu and MangaUK surprised and shocked the crowd with a range of ‘much needed’ anime licenses and release date announcements; including a home-video release of Boruto: Naruto the Movie and a much wanted release of A Certain Scientifc Railgun S and A Certain Magical Index II. These of course were just the tip of the iceberg; and you can see more our video of the panel below.

In summary:

Animatsu Entertainment Announcements:

  • A Certain Magical Index II (Blu-ray and DVD)
  • A Certain Scientific Railgun  S (Blu-ray and DVD)
  • Beyond the Boundary Movie 1 & 2 (Blu-ray and DVD due in 2017)
  • Kiniro Mosaic Season 1 / Kinmoza (Blu-ray and DVD due in early 2017)
  • Kino Mosaic Season 2 / Hello Kinmoza (Blu-ray and DVD due in 2017)
  • Flying Witch (Details TBC)
  • Gatchaman Crowds Insight (Blu-ray and DVD release expected in future)

Manga Entertainment Announcements:

  • Berserk: The Golden Age Arc Movie Trilogy (Blu-ray and DVD in 2017)
  • Bleach – Season 16 Set (Currently in talks with Viz Media & KAZE for 2017 release on DVD)
  • Boruto: Naruto the Movie (DVD and Blu-ray to be released in April)
  • Ghost in the Shell (Original Film in Cinemas with a new Blu-ray/DVD re-release in March)
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Movie Trilogy (Limited Edition DVD & Blu-ray)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions (Film in Cinemas from 1st February 2017)

That pretty much wraps-up the announcements made from Animatsu Entertainment and Manga Entertainment UK at this months MCM London Comi Con; so with that being said do any of these titles interest you? Let us know in the comments!

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About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked on ZOMGPlay and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita or Xbox One.

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