Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex TV Series Collection Announced for Blu-Ray and DVD Release This August

Following on from Manga Entertainment UK’s Zavvi Exclusive Deluxe Edition of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, of which we reviewed in great detail, the UK anime distributor have now announced that a standard TV series collection consisting of both Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 1st Gig and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD this August. Read more of this post

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Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace – The Complete Series (Blu-Ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION FREE

Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace – The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack)

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

DVD Region: 1, 2 & 4 (Playable in the UK)
– Boxart states Region 2 Compatible

Price: $47.05 / £33.60 (Excludes postage)

Episodes: 1 – 11 (2 Blu-ray & 2 DVD)

Plot: Middle school life was dull for the intelligent and charismatic Kobayashi, until the day he was framed for his homeroom teacher’s murder. After the event drew the media’s attention, an infamous high school detective inserted himself into the investigation.

Brooding and brilliant, Akechi quickly cleared Kobayashi’s name and took the inquisitive young student on as his assistant. But for every case they closed, two more seemed to open in its place. The streets were alive with whispers of one deadly name, Twenty Faces—a legendary murderer who killed criminals in the name of justice.

With cryptic clues leading the way, Kobayashi and Akechi began following the trail of bodies left by the prolific killer. But will they be able to stop him before countless innocent people, inspired by his deranged cause, start following his lead?

DVD Review: Monster Musume – The Complete Collection

MVM Entertainment will be releasing Monster Musume as a Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack within the UK; but while you wait here is our thoughts of the series on DVD. Spoiler; it’s not a show I like but it does come with plenty of assets. Read more of this post

DVD Review: Matoi: The Sacred Slayer – The Complete Collection

Matoi: The Sacred Slayer is the latest ‘magical girl’ themed anime series to be released in the UK and in our latest review we will take a look at what the series has to offer; spoilers – it’s actually really good! Read more of this post

MangaUK Confirm Release Date Amendments to Soul Eater & Digimon Adventure Tri – Part 3

In some rather ‘bad news, good news’ situation Manga Entertainment UK have provided an update through social media regarding two upcoming Blu-Ray releases; namely Soul Eater – The Complete Series and Digimon Adventure Tri – Part 3. Read more of this post

MVM Entertainment Delays Girls Und Panzer, Monster Musume, Norn9 and GATE

In some rather unexpected news MVM Entertainment have announced through social media that a selection of their upcoming releases have been delayed. Unfortunately the original post on Twitter did not mention which titles were affected; but after digging around the MVM Entertainment owned store, known as Anime-On-Line, we’ve discovered that the titles affected by this delay include DVD releases of Girls Und Panzer Der Film & Norn9 as well as the collector’s edition Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack release of Monster Musume in addition to titles scheduled for November release such as GATE, Tenchi Muyo and Girls Und Panzer: The Real Anzio Battle. Read more of this post

The Fruit of Grisaia – Season 1 – REGION FREE

The Fruit of Grisaia – Season 1

BD Region: A and B (Confirmed playable in the UK)
– Boxart states Region A only
– Tested and Confirmed Region B Compatible

Price: $34.99 / £27.29 (Excludes Postage)

Episodes: 1 – 13

Plot: Yuji Kazami thought that all he wanted was to attend school like a normal teenager, but Mihama Academy is nothing like the places of education he’s dreamed of. And it’s not just that Mihama seems eerily like a prison. There are also only five other students, and all five of these girls seem to have special reasons for having been placed in this institution.

Sachi Komine, who always wears a maid outfit and seems to be compelled to carry out any order given her. The unsettling Makina Irisu, whose parents are tied to Japan’s shady underworld. Michiru Matsushima, a combative girl afflicted with dual personalities. Car and motorcycle obsessed Amane Suou. And Yumiko Sakaki, whose “welcome greeting” to Yuji involves the deadly use of a box cutter. Of course, Yuji himself has his own dark secrets, as one of his new fellow students may be the next deadly target on his own hit list in FRUIT OF GRISAIA!

Anime Limited’s Q4 2017 Release Schedule Spotted on Amazon UK

Following on from the reveal of Animatsu, MangaUK and MVM UK’s Q4 2017 line-up last month, each of which were revealed through product listings on Amazon UK and Anime-On-Line, it now seems that Anime Limited and FUNimation UK’s Q4 2017 release line-up has been ‘revealed’ earlier than intended; once again through online retailer Amazon UK. Read more of this post

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Complete Series Blu-ray & Samurai Warriors DVD Collection Spotted Online

Updated product listings on Anime-On-Line, as pointed out by Shiroi Hane on Twitter, reveal that Manga Entertainment UK are planning to release a ‘Complete Series Blu-ray collection‘ of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, as well as a ‘Season 1 DVD Collection‘ of Samurai Warriors, during July of this year. Read more of this post

DVD Review: Busou Shinki: Armored War Goddess – The Complete Series

MVM Entertainment continues to expand their anime catalogue with variety and today we will be sharing our throughts on the DVD release of Busou Shinki: Armored War Goddess in our latest review; a series which will be available on both Blu-ray and DVD within the UK. Read more of this post