Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku Announced for UK Blu-Ray Release this November

During the past few years we have seen Manga Entertainment UK release a selection of newer anime titles, with iconic classics such as Ghost in the Shell and AKIRA only being re-released during anniversary events. Well today the UK based anime distributor have today announced plans to re-release the iconic 1980’s OVA film(s) Wicked City and Demon City Shinjuku on Blu-Ray and DVD this November.

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Taking place at the end of an alternative 20th century where humans and demons co-exist, Wicked City follows the secret police force known as the Black Guard as they attempt to maintain the fragile relationship between the two dimensions. With many of the demons believing that they are the superior race, it’s up to the Black Guard to thwart their plot and break their on-going peace treaty.

Both films will be released together in a single collection, with even a Limited Edition and HMV Exclusive edition being released with details of these editions being available below:

Limited Edition – Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku:
  • 2x Blu-ray discs including the full OVA and extras
    • On Disc Extras include storyboards, Character settings, Stills gallery, Trailer, Trailer with subtitles
  • 4x art cards
  • 1x art booklet
  • All encased in a rigid collector’s box
HMV Exclusive – Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku:
  • 2x Blu-ray discs including the full OVA and extras
    • On Disc Extras include storyboards, Character settings, Stills gallery, Trailer, Trailer with subtitles
  • 4x art cards
  • 1x poster
  • All encased in a rigid collector’s box

Blu-Ray – Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku

  • 1x Blu-ray disc, housed in an Amaray case

DVD – Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku

  • 1x DVD disc, housed in an Amaray case

All editions of Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku will be released on the 23rd November 2020. The Limited Edition, Blu-Ray and DVD versions will be available at all retailers while the HMV Exclusive Edition will only be available at HMV. Retailer listings are expected to be made available later in the week.

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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