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.

As per usual the dates listed below are tentative and could change without notice.

Anime Limited:

Today (20th Feburary 2017):

6th March 2017:

13th March 2017:

27th March 2017:

3rd April 2017:

10th April 2017:

24th April 2017:

TBC April:

  • The Anthem of the Heart (DVD, Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD)
  • Selector Infected WIXOSS (DVD, Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray)

8th May 2017:

29th May 2017:

5th June 2017:

It’s worth noting that Riddle Story of Devil, which was previously scheduled for release on the 27th February 2017 (especially on our noteboard), has been moved to a To Be Confirmed dates – with online retailer even listing the series for a December 2017 release date.

FUNimation:

Today (20th February 2017):

27th February 2017:

6th March 2017:

13th March 2017:

  • Mikagura School Suite (Blu-ray+DVD combi)

20th March 2017:

27th March 2017:

10th April 2017:

24th April 2017:

TBC April:

  • Overlord (DVD, Collector’s Edition Blu-ray)

TBC MAY:

  • Attack on Titan: Junior High (Blu-ray, DVD)

Brothers Conflict was originally due to be released in February however due to BBFC Certifications taking longer than expected FUNimation UK are now planning to release the series in March.

Selection of Upcoming FUNimation UK Titles Switched to Blu-ray

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Consider this both good and bad news as distributor Anime Limited, on behalf of FUNimation UK, have recently announced on their blog that a selection of upcoming FUNimation titles have been switched to Blu-ray only releases (as opposed to Combo Pack’s and Stand-a-lone DVD’s) due to the Japanese licensor demanding PAL authored DVD’s. Read more of this post

FUNimation UK’S Release of No-Rin Demoted to Blu-ray Only

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Earlier in the year Anime Limited, on behalf of FUNimation UK, announced that the Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack release of No-Rin would receive PAL DVD Masters as requested by the Japanese licensor. Well today, as part of a new update on the Anime Limited blog, the distributor have revealed that the series will now be released as a ‘Blu-ray only’ release. Read more of this post

Anime Limited’s Blu-ray Release of Eden of the East Collector’s Edition Will Include The Movies

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It’s been a piece of information we have known since the MCM London Comic Con, as the set was being sold on Anime Limited’s booth throughout the weekend; however a new update on the Anime Limited blog confirms that their Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release will include the two feature-length-movies which bring the franchise to its conclusion. Read more of this post

Garo: The Animation – Season 1 Part 2 (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION LOCKED

Garo: The Animation – Season 1 Part 2 (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: £41.07 (Includes postage)

Episodes: 1 3– 25 (2 Blu-ray & 2 DVD)

Plot: The King’s close advisor implemented a large-scale witch-hunt. The tragic victims of this hunt were not witches, however, but Makai Knights and Makai Priests. One Makai Priestess gave birth to a child while being burned at the stake. That child carried the bloodlines of the Golden Knight. Although he was saved by his father, a Makai Knight himself, the newborn, Len Lus, suffered greatly from the unjust death of his mother. And so he vowed to learn the ways of a Makai Knight from his father, Germn Lus, and use his training to seek revenge. During his battles against the demons known as “Horrors,” Len must gradually approach reality and accept the truth.

Meanwhile, the powerful former adviser to the King, Mendoza, banished Prince Alfonso and his mother while the king was bedridden. Eager to reclaim his kingdom and save his people, Alfonso embarks on a quest to find the legendary Knight – but destiny holds a twist of fate in store for him.

Together, Len and Alfonso begin long and difficult journey filled with many hardships.

Laughing Under The Clouds – The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION FREE

Laughing Under The Clouds – The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack)
BD Region: A & B (Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region B Compatible

DVD Region: 1 & 4 (NOT Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region 1 & 4 only

Price: $37.99 / £31.11 (includes postage)

Episodes: 1 – 12 (2 Blu-ray & 2 DVD’s)

Plot: When swords were outlawed in the eleventh year of the Meiji era, the mighty samurai population began to dwindle. Those who rejected the ban on blades rebelled, causing violent unrest to erupt throughout the countryside.

To combat the rise in criminal activity, an inescapable lake prison was constructed. Three young men, born of the Kumo line, were given the duty of delivering criminals to their place of confinement but could there be more to their mission than meets the eye?

Absolute Duo – The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION FREE

Absolute Duo – The Complete Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack)
BD Region: A & B (Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region B Compatible

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

Price: £39.86 (includes postage)

Episodes: 1 – 12 (2 Blu-ray & 2 DVD’s)

Plot: After a traumatic accident takes his loved one, Tor Kokonoe enrolls Koryo Academy, a school where every student has a weapon that is their soul manifestation. Fueled by his desire for revenge, Tor is dismayed to discover his soul is not a weaponbut a shield.

 

—-NOTE—-

Absolute Duo will be released in the UK as a Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack by FUNimation (via Anime Limited) and will feature the same content as this American release of the series.

Blu-ray Review: Seraph of the End – Season 1 Part 2

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Universal Pictures UK continue to produce high-quality Collector’s Edition content for their anime releases and the trend continues with this Blu-ray release of Seraph of the End – Season 1 Part 2, otherwise known as Seraph of the End: Battle in Nagoya. This aside does this release remain consistent with the previous release? Well let’s find out! Read more of this post

FUNimation Confirms Dragon Ball Super English Dub Cast & English Preview Clips Released

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Earlier in the year FUNimation had announced that they would be prodcuing an English Dub for Dragon Ball Super, the official sequel to highly successful and widely popular Dragon Ball Z anime series, and within the past twenty-four hours the anime distributor have confirmed the English Dub cast for the series as well as provided a sneak peek on what to expect from the Dub itself. Read more of this post

Gunslinger Girl – The Complete Collection (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) [Anime Classics] – REGION FREE

Gunslinger Girl – The Complete Collection

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

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

Price: £33.70 (includes postage)

Episodes: 1 – 26 + 2 OVA (4 Blu-ray & 5 DVD’s)

Plot: The girl has a mechanical body. However, she is still an adolescent child.

Officially, the Social Welfare Agency is a government sponsored corporation that’s in the business of saving lives. In reality, it’s an agency on the fringe of technology. They give terminal patients another shot at life using cybernetic implants. This conditioning process then shapes the patient into an efficient machine for handling all of the government’s dirty work.

Having survived the brutal slaughter of her family, Henrietta awakens to her new life at the Agency with a re-built body and no memory of the past. She has been teamed with her handler Jose, who is responsible for her training and conditioning, turning her into the perfect killing machine. Henrietta strives to find her place within the Agency, doing her best to win Jose’s affection. But can Jose control her? Can he balance the needs and desires between the assassin and the developing adolescent.