Black Butler: Book of Circus Broadcasting on VICELAND UK

VICELAND UK continues to expand it’s anime content as part of the ‘late night anime block’ as the TV channel have recently begun broadcasting Black Butler: Book of Circus; which is of course the third season within the Black Butler franchise. Read more of this post

Ghost in the Shell: Arise & Black Butler – Season 1 Available Digitally Through Amazon Instant Video

Earlier in the week Anime Limited made Cowboy Bebop available to purchase through various digital platforms and throughout the past few days we’ve noticed that Black Butler – Season 1, which FUNimation recently announced that they had lost the rights to, and Ghost in the Shell: Arise have been made available for purchase digitally through Amazon Instant Video via Manga Entertainment UK. Read more of this post

Anime Limited & FUNimation Q2 Release Schedule Released

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Anime Limited have recently taken to their official blog to announce the Q2 release line-up for both their own titles as well as those released by FUNimation UK; and it looks to be a pretty busy period for both companies. Read more of this post

Black Butler: Book of Murder (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION LOCKED

Black Butler: Book of Murder (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack)

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

DVD Region: 1 (Confirmed NOT Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region 1 Only

Price: $33.23/ £24.92 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 2 OVA’s (1 Blu-ray & 1 DVD)

Plot: At the Queens request, Ciel and the demon butler Sebastian host an extravagant dinner party for the who’s who of the London Underground. But an evening that begins with the promise of unmatched elegance quickly spirals into mayhem when their most distinguished guest is found murdered in his room.

Now, trapped in the Phantomhive Manor by a dark and stormy night, Ciel and Sebastian must work together with their high-class guests, including the legendary author Sir Author Conan Doyle, to find the murderer in their midst before the blame falls on the host and his somewhat suspicious staff. Save the date and don’t be late, the real party is about to begin.

Black Butler: Book of Circus – The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION LOCKED

Black Butler: Book of Circus – The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack)

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

DVD Region: 1 (Confirmed NOT Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region 1 only

Price: Limited $32.99 / £23.14 (Excluding postage)
Standard $41.49 / £29.10 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 1 – 10  (2 Blu-ray & 2 DVD)

Plot:  In Black Butler, Book of Circus, Ciel and the demon butler Sebastian are summoned by the Queen to investigate multiple reports of missing children. When their underworld contacts reveal the disappearances increase when the mysterious Noah’s Ark Circus comes to town the demonic duo must impress an enigmatic ringmaster in order to go undercover as performers-to Sebastian’s delight and Ciel’s disgust.

At the core of the circus is a troupe of unique performers from Dagger the knife thrower to Beast, the beautiful tiger tamer. All are connected by someone who changed their lives, someone who raised them from the gutters of London to the heights of the big top – but at a price.

—-NOTE—-

Anime Limited will be releasing Black Butler: Book of Circus, which is also referred to as Black Butler – Season 3, on Blu-ray and DVD within the UK.

Anime Limited Announcement Round-Up from MCM London Comic Con May 2016

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At this month’s MCM London Comic Con event Anime Limited opted to break-tradition and announce their new anime licenses via a board at their booth; an idea which seemed fun but caused confusion and disappointment to those attending the panels, such as ourselves.

The biggest announcement of the weekend was the unveiling of the Fullmetal Alchemist Ultimate Edition Blu-ray set; a set which will contain the entire series (51 episodes) remastered in High Definition with English and Japanese audio along with some artcards, a book and special packaging – a packaging design which sees the Gate of Truth holding the collection. Read more of this post

Black Butler – Season 1 (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) [Anime Classics] – REGION FREE

Black Butler – Season 1 (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) [Anime Classics] – REGION FREE

BD Region: A and B (Confirmed Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region B Compatible

DVD Region: 1 (Confirmed NOT Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region 1 Only

Price: $28.74 / £19.26 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 1 – 24 + 2 OVA (3 Blu-ray & 4 DVD)

Plot: Ciel Phantomhive is the most powerful boy in all of England, but he bears the scars of unspeakable suffering.

Forced to watch as his beloved parents were brutally murdered, Ciel was subsequently abducted and violently tortured. Desperate to end his suffering, the boy traded his own soul for a chance at vengeance, casting his lot with the one person on whom he could depend: Sebastian, a demon Butler summoned from the very pits of hell.

Together, they’ll prowl the darkest alleys of London on a mission to snuff out those who would do evil. They’re a rare sight, these two: the Butler who dismembers with dazzling cutlery – and the Young Master who carries the devil’s marking. Rest assured that wherever they may be headed, it’ll be one hell of a ride.

Warner Bros To Release Live-Action Black Butler Movie on Blu-ray and DVD Next Month

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Following on from the limited theatrical run of the live-action Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji) movie Warner Bros have announced that they will also be releasing the film on Blu-ray within the UK.

According to a report on Blu-ray.com Warner Bros will be releasing the film as a steelbook blu-ray, as well as a standard edition DVD, on the 23rd February 2015, which isn’t that far a way, whereby it will contain the entire film presented in High Definition with Japanese and English Subtitles. No bonus materials have been mentioned but we can assume that ‘at least’ a trailer will be included (or i should say i hope so). Read more of this post

Selection of Newer Manga UK Titles Arrive on Netflix UK

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If you are currently a Netflix UK subscriber and are a fan of anime then prepare for some exciting news; as starting from today a selection of newer Manga Entertainment UK titles will be available stream on Netflix UK as part of your subscription; that is according to a Netflix UK facebook page.

  • Attack on Titan (Season 1)
  • Black Butler (Season 2)
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Death Note
  • Ghost in the Shell (Movie)
  • High School of the Dead
  • Psycho Pass (Season 1)
  • Vampire Knight (Season 1 + 2).
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! (Season 2)

These new additions join the already ‘impressive’ back-catalogue of anime titles on service, titles such as Highschool DxD, Yu-Gi-Oh! (Season 1) and Kill-La-Kill. It’s currently unknown if more titles will appear on the service, or for how long they will be available, but if you are a subscriber then it’s definately worth checking out while you’ve got the chance.

via: Anime UK Forums

Live-Action Black Butler Film To Hit UK Cinemas Next Week

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It’s been confirmed that Warner Bros UK will be bringing the live-action Black Butler (Kuroshitsuki) film to the UK and better yet it will be available in selective cinemas across the UK starting next week.

The film, which uses characters and ideals created within Yana Toboso’s Black Butler manga, takes place in the year 2020 within an Asian city and it sees our main protagonists attempt to undercover the mystery’s behind the Mummified dead bodies of various dignitaries being left within the city limits. Read more of this post