Blu-ray Review: Blood C – The Last Dark

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The feature-length conclusion to the Blood C TV Series has a lot to explain, but that aside what did we think of the Blu-ray release by Manga Entertainment? Find out in our Blu-ray Review of Blood C: The Last Dark.

Synopsis:

Saya is part human, part monster, and has one thing on her mind: revenge. Visions of twisted experiments and creatures slaughtering everyone she loved fuel her thirst for vengeance. With blade in hand and rage boiling in her veins, she tracks her tormentor to Tokyo, where flesh-hungry beasts have begun to feed. There, she joins a group of young hackers hunting for the same man. As Saya slices her way through lies, traps, flesh, and bone, how much blood will she shed to cut down the mastermind behind her madness? Read more of this post

HMV To Receive Exclusive Blood-C: The Last Dark Bundle

Fans of Blood-C may want to pre-order the upcoming “Last Dark” movie from your nearest HMV Store, as Manga Entertainment UK have today taken to twitter to announce that HMV will be getting an exclusive version of the movie.

As illustrated in the tweet this HMV Exclusive bundle will contain a carded-sleeve cover, a poster, a selection of art cards and more importantly it will contain both the DVD & Blu-ray versions of the film, as opposed to the regular version which will only contain the Blu-ray.

It’s a nice little bundle, but it will only be available from HMV Stores. In the meantime Blood-C: The Last Dark is now available to pre-order and it will be available on the 24th March 2014.

Manga Entertainment’s Manchester MCM Comic-Con 2013 Anime Announcements

mcm-comic-expo-manchesterFor the first time Manga Entertainment UK hosted a podcast recording at the Manchester MCM Comic-Con (previously known as MCM Expo) and with it they announced a slew of new anime acquisitions as well as release windows for previously confirmed titles, such as K-On! The Movie.

New anime acquisitions include Sengoku Basara – The Last Party, Eureka Seven AO, Blood-C: The Last Dark, Fairy Tail – The Movie and Karneval, while confirmed release windows for K-On! The Movie, Black Lagoon: Roberta’s Blood Trial and Guilty Crown were also announced.

2013:

28th October:  K-On! The Movie (DVD & DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack)
4th November: Black Lagoon Roberta’s Blood Trial (DVD & Blu-ray via Kaze)
18th November: Guilty Crown – Part 1 (DVD & Blu-ray)
2nd December: Fairy Tail – Part 5 (DVD)

2014:

Q1: Blood-C: The Last Dark (format TBC)
Q1: Eureka Seven AQ – Part 1 (format TBC)
Q1: One Piece – Collection 5 (DVD)
??: Sengoku Basara – The Last Party (format TBC)
??: Fairy Tail – The Movie (format TBC)
??: Karneval (format TBC)

More details surrounding each of these releases will be unveiled later in the year, and most likely at the London MCM Comic-Con which takes place in October. Personally i’m excited to see the Sengoku Basara Movie, as the series is highly underrated, as well as the conclusion to the Blood-C franchise in the form of The Last Dark.

Blu-ray Review: Blood C – The Complete Series

blood_c_screenshot (1)The latest addition to the Blood Saga has arrived but does it live up to expectations set by its predecessors? Find out in our Blu-ray Review of Blood C – The Complete Series.

Synopsis:

The creators of Blood: The Last Vampire and Blood+ team up with renowned manga powerhouse CLAMP to inject beauty into a chilling new addition to the Blood line. Horrifying beasts with a hunger for human flesh prey on the citizens of a quiet town. In moonlit twilight, Saya slays the monsters and returns home drenched in blood. As the attacks increase in frequency and intensity, her enemies relay cryptic messages about a broken contract. Limbs are torn from flesh and skulls are crushed and devoured while the huntress struggles with paralyzing visions and gaping holes in her memory. When the humans Saya promised to protect reveal the sickening truth about her role in the violence, she learns her mission isn’t as clear cut as she thought-and her most sadistic foe of all is so close she can taste it. Read more of this post

Blood-C: The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION LOCKED

Blood-C: 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: $50.68 / £33.45 (Excludes Postage)

Episodes: 1 – 12 (2 Blu-ray & 2 DVD)

Plot: Horrifying beasts with a hunger for human flesh prey on the citizens of a quiet town.

In moonlit twilight, Saya slays the monsters and returns home drenched in blood. As the attacks increase in frequency and intensity, her enemies relay cryptic messages about a broken contract. Limbs are torn from flesh and skulls are crushed and devoured while the huntress struggles with paralyzing visions and gaping holes in her memory

. When the humans Saya promised to protect reveal the sickening truth about her role in the violence, she learns her mission isn’t as clear cut as she thought—and her most sadistic foe of all is so close she can taste it.

***NOTE***

Manga Entertainment UK have confirmed that they will be releasing Blood-C as a complete series Blu-ray boxset within the UK. The UK release of Blood-C is currently priced at £26.20, which is ‘much’ cheaper than the American version and it will be available in the UK from the 10th June 2013.