MVM Entertainment License After the Rain, Real Girl and The Demon Girl Next Door for UK Release

MVM Entertainment have today taken to social media to reveal three new anime licenses as well as a Blu-Ray re-release of an older title that they had previously released on DVD in the UK.

In this case UK anime fans can expect to receive After the Rain and Real Girl later this year, with the latter also being treated to a Collector’s Edition release, while The Demon Girl Next Door will be released early next year. In addition to this new title announcements MVM Entertainment have plans to release Moribito on Blu-Ray; a series which was originally released on DVD back in 2010.

NEW TITLES:

AFTER THE RAIN COLLECTION (Blu Ray)
Due for release 26/10/20

After the Rain tells the story of Akira Tachibana, a high school student working part-time at a family restaurant, who starts falling in love with the manager, a forty-five year old divorcee with a young son. Akira struggles to determine why she is falling for Masami, and whether or not to reveal her feelings to him.

 

REAL GIRL (Blu Ray Collector’s Edition)
Due for release 16/11/20

The Collector’s Edition will include an Artbook, Art Cards and a Rigid Art Box.

High school student Hikari Tsutsui is unpopular with classmates for his otaku behavior. One day, he was sentenced to pool cleaning duty for being late, and is paired with the beautiful but reputed troublemaker Iroha Igarashi. When Iroha asks if he would like to be in a relationship with her, Hikari agrees. However, there is a catch: Iroha is moving in six months, owing to her father’s work; and transferring to another school as a result.

 

THE DEMON GIRL NEXT DOOR (Blu Ray)
Due for release January 2021

One day, Yuko Yoshida wakes up with horns and a tail and learns that she is the descendant of a dark clan that was cursed into poverty by the opposing light clan. In order to restore her clan’s honor, Yuko is tasked with defeating the town’s local magical girl, Momo Chiyoda.

 

BLU-RAY RELEASE:

MORIBITO: GUARDIAN OF THE SPIRIT COLLECTION (Blu Ray)
Due for release 26/10/20

Originally released on DVD, we’re thrilled to bring the series back on Blu Ray!

Balsa, spear wielder and bodyguard, is a wandering warrior who has vowed to atone for eight deaths in her past by saving an equivalent number of lives. On her journey, she saves Prince Chagum and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. His own father, the Mikado, has ordered his assassination. The two begin a perilous journey to ensure the survival of the prince. Balsa’s complicated past begins to come to light and they uncover Chagum’s mysterious connection to a legendary water spirit with the power to destroy the kingdom.

Be advised that dates listed above are tentative and are subject to change without notice, but they can be a good indication of when these titles can be expected for release within the UK.

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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