Several MVM Titles Delayed; Meanwhile Newly Announced Titles Receive Release Dates

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Those looking forward to a selection of Anime DVD’s and Blu-ray’s being released by MVM Entertainment next month are going to be disappointed; as a wide selection of titles have received some delays according to their online store Anime-On-Line. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Confirms Release Date Alterations to Beck and Fuse

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As part of it’s weekly Newswire UK Anime Distributor Anime Limited, otherwise known as All The Anime, have revealed that their upcoming UK releases of Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad and FUSE: Memoirs of a Huntress, have been delayed to an unspecified date. Read more of this post

No Game No Life and Love, Election & Chocolate Delayed

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MVM Entertainment have recently taken to social media to reveal that the upcoming releases of No Game No Life and Love, Election & Chocolate have received release date changes; both of which are slightly longer than what you initally may have expected. Read more of this post

Naruto Shippuden: Road To Ninja Movie Pushed Back to End of the Month

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If you were looking forward to the upcoming release of the sixth Naruto Shippuden Movie then you will have to wait that ‘little bit extra’ as the Manga Entertainment UK have today confirmed that the UK Blu-ray and DVD release is subject to a slight release date change.

Originally scheduled for release this monday, 12th October 2016, the sixth Naruto Shippuden film, otherwise known as Naruto: Road to Ninja, will now be released on the 26th October 2016. No reasoning was given for this slightly delay but at least it will be coming out on both DVD and Blu-ray.

As always online pre-order listings for this release will be changed within the next few days.

MVM’s DVD Release of Love Live! – Season 1 Delayed Until August

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Although MVM Entertainment have yet to make an official announcement it seems the UK DVD release of Love Live! – Season 1 has been pushed back to the 17th August 2015; that is according to their own online store Anime-On-Line.

Previously MVM Entertainment announced Love live! – Season 1 for a mid-july release, as seen in our MCM Expo coverage, but for some reason the distributor has opted to hold it back until the middle of August. As mentioned no clarification has been given; however the online listing has been updated to say that this ‘DVD version’ will be a premium edition release with bonus content; which is sure to please Love Live! fans out there. Read more of this post

Mulitple MVM Entertainment Titles Delayed Until the End of June

super_sonico_screenshotIt seems the 29th June 2015 is going to be a pretty busy day for Anime releases, as not only has Anime Limited delayed a handful of titles, such as Tiger & Bunny: The Rising and Kill La Kill – Part 3, to this date but now MVM Entertainment are making there own release date alterations; namely with The Familiar of Zero – Season 3 and Super Sonico – The Complete Collection. Read more of this post

Samurai Bride and Harlock Space Pirate Delayed Until April 2015

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Although Manga Entertainment UK have yet to make an announcement it seems that the upcoming releases of Samurai Bride and Harlock Space Pirate have been delayed until April 2015; that is according to Amazon UK.

According to updated product pages on Amazon UK Samurai Bride, which was originally scheduled for release at the end of this month, has now been pushed back to the 6th April 2015; meanwhile Harlock Space Pirate, which was expected to release in February, will now be released on the 27th April 2015. Read more of this post

Kickstarter Hacked, Password Change is Advised to All Users

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It’s not anime related but it is worth mentioning, as over the weekend crowd-funding website Kickstarter announced that hackers had manage to gain access and obtain personal details. As it stands credit card details were not compromised, but it is assumed that username and password details were obtained, however these are encrypted for protection measures.

Kickstarter is currently advising all users to update their passwords on the website and report any stage behaviours to their customer service team.

On Wednesday night, law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted us that hackers had sought and gained unauthorized access to some of our customers’ data. Upon learning this, we immediately closed the security breach and began strengthening security measures throughout the Kickstarter system.

No credit card data of any kind was accessed by hackers. There is no evidence of unauthorized activity of any kind on all but two Kickstarter user accounts.

While no credit card data was accessed, some information about our customers was. Accessed information included usernames, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, and encrypted passwords. Actual passwords were not revealed, however it is possible for a malicious person with enough computing power to guess and crack an encrypted password, particularly a weak or obvious one.

As a precaution, we strongly recommend that you create a new password for your Kickstarter account, and other accounts where you use this password.

To change your password, log in to your Kickstarter account and look for the banner at the top of the page to create a new, secure password. We recommend you do the same on other sites where you use this password. For additional help with password security, we recommend tools like 1Password and LastPass.

We’re incredibly sorry that this happened. We set a very high bar for how we serve our community, and this incident is frustrating and upsetting. We have since improved our security procedures and systems in numerous ways, and we will continue to do so in the weeks and months to come. We are working closely with law enforcement, and we are doing everything in our power to prevent this from happening again.

Kickstarter is a vibrant community like no other, and we can’t thank you enough for being a part of it. Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or concerns. You can reach us at accountsecurity@kickstarter.com.

Thank you,

Yancey Strickler
Kickstarter CEO

Basically if you’ve previously supported a project on Kickstarter, such as All The Anime’s Mai Mai Miracle campaign or Studio Rikkia’s Time of Eve campaign, then I’d recommend visiting the kickstarter website in order to change your password details. Luckily credit card payments (unless you’ve supported a project outside of the US) are done via Amazon or Paypal Payments, both of which were not effected during this attack on the website. Either way a password change is still advised.

UK DVD Release of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Season 2 Part 1 Will Now Be Released in March

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Manga Entertainment UK has today taken to twitter to confirm that the UK DVD Release of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Season 2 Part 1 has been changed, and that it will now be released on the 10th March 2014.

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Season 2 Part 1 was initially slated for release on the 3rd February 2014 but it will now be released on the 10th March 2014. It’s not clear if this change in release date is a delay on Kaze’s side (who is authoring the discs) or if its just an alteration to the release schedule, either way this first half of the second series will not be released next month, but instead on the 10th March 2014.

Kaze Delay’s UK Release of Bleach Series 11 and Pengiundrum Box 2

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It seem’s like a bad week for Manga Entertainment UK as not only has Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works suffered a month long delay (as mentioned earlier in the week) but now Kaze’s UK release of Bleach Series 11 and Penguindrum Box 2, both of which are distributed into the UK via Manga Entertainment UK, are now also suffering delays.

Both Bleach – Series 11 and Penguindrum Box 2 were originally intended to be launched next month, however due to an undisclosed reason both releases have now been delayed until September (Bleach) and October (Penguin Drum).

Hi everyone. Today we have been informed by Kaze of two release date amendments.
Bleach Complete Series 11 will now be released on 2nd September and Penguindrum Part 2 will now be released on 7th October.

For those unaware, Manga Entertainment UK distributes a wide variety of titles from Kaze in the UK.

Both of these titles are available to pre-order now.
Pre-order Bleach Complete Series 11 at http://ow.ly/mTOpM
Pre-order Penguindrum Part 2 at http://ow.ly/mTOx2

The following date amendments will be updated on online retailer listings shortly. ^JG

So to re-cap that’s three Manga distributed titles delayed within less than a week, but you have to keep in mind that, unlike Fate/Stay Night, Manga UK have no involvement with the production of Bleach or Penguin Drum as these are both produced by Kaze and then are distributed to suppliers via Manga UK.

Either way Bleach Series 11 will now be released on the 2nd September 2013 while Penguindrum Box 2 will be released on the 7th October 2013, both of which will only be available on DVD.