Universal Pictures UK Confirm My Hero Academia – Season 1 Release Plans

Late last month BBFC listings were discovered that revealed that Universal Pictures UK would be releasing the first season of My Hero Academia on Blu-ray and DVD. Well today Universal Pictures UK have officially confirmed that they will be releasing the series within the UK and better yet it will be getting the Limited Edition Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack treatment. Read more of this post

Universal Pictures UK To Distribute My Hero Academia Within the UK

In a rather interesting discovery, courtesy of listings on the BBFC website, it seems that Universal Pictures UK will be distributing My Hero Academia within the UK on Blu-ray. 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

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.

 

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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