MCM London Comic Con May 2018 Anime Announcement Summary

With the May 2018 MCM London Comic Con firmly behind us it is now time to sum-up what was announced during the course of the weekend, and while not much was announced – namely around six titles per distributor – we did see some surprising and noteworthy titles being confirmed.

Anime Limited:

Anime Titles:

  • Amanchu – Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray) [Japanese with English Subtitles]
  • Angelic Layer (Complete Series Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]
  • Card Captor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card (Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray & DVD Combo Pack) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 00 – Season 1 (Limited Edition Blu-Ray) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 00 – Season 2 (Limited Edition Blu-Ray) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 00 – Awakening of the Trailblazer (Limited Edition Blu-Ray) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky (Limited Edition Blu-Ray) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]

Documentary Titles:

  • Hayao Mizaki: Never-Ending-Man (TBC)

New Vinyl Titles:

  • FLCL Soundtrack

Re-Releases:

  • Cowboy Bebop – 20th Anniversary Edition (Complete Series Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]
  • Perfect Blue (Ultimate Edition Blu-Ray & DVD Combo Pack with Large Artbook) [English & Japanese with English Subtitles]

Confirmations:

  • Kiznavier [Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray with rigid artbox, booklet and digi-pack packaging (details on Anime Limited blog)]
  • Lu Over the Wall [Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray & DVD Combo Pack release with rigid artbox, booklet and digi-pack packaging]
  • Sound! Euphonium – Season 1 [Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray release with rigid artbox, booklet and digi-pack packaging]

Majority, if not all, of the titles listed above were tentative scheduled for a release during this yea.r

MVM Entertainment:

  • Bakuon
  • Sagrada Reset
  • Seven Mortal Sins
  • Star-Myu (Season 1 & Season 2)
  • The Asterisk War
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Season 2
  • When They Cry

A release window was not mentioned but we can expect further details to be revealed, or listed on Anime-On-Line, in the coming months.

Manga Entertainment:

Manga Entertainment were not present at the MCM London Comic Con, nor did they make any announcements during the weekend, however the UK Anime Distributor did reveal these titles earlier in the month:

  • Digimon Adventure Tri – Part 5 ((Blu-rayDVD)
  • Food Wars – Season 2 (Blu-Ray & DVD)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable (Live-Action-Film) (DVD)
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! The Movie: Rikka Version(Blu-rayDVD)
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! The Movie: Take On Me (Blu-Ray, DVD)
  • Pokemon Movie 14 – 16 Collection [Black & White Movie Saga] (DVD)

Majority, if not all, of these announced titles are expected to be released during this year; but each distributor will confirm release details via product listings in the near future.

 

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock 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, PS4 or Xbox One.

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