Flowering Heart, Record of Grancrest War & Samurai 7 Added to Netflix UK

It is the first of the month and as many Netflix subscribers may know it is when ‘big content drops’ take place and this month is no exception; as the video-on-demand streaming platform have added Flowering Heart, Record of Grancrest War and Samurai 7 to its anime related streaming line-up. This is in addition to four seasons of Teen Titans GO! which, although not anime, has some anime inspired vibes. Read more of this post

A Certain Magical Virtual-On, Atelier Lydie & Suelle and Little Witch Academia Demo’s Available on Japanese PlayStation Store

Now usually we do not cover ‘Japanese’ news, as it is unclear if they will ever be released within the west; but the news of newly released demos for multiple games (two of which are coming to the west) onto the Japanese PlayStation Store is news worth sharing. Read more of this post

Latest Puyo Puyo Tetris Gameplay Trailer Introduces You to the Basics

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SEGA have today released a brand new trailer which introduces fans to the basics of Puyo Puyo Tetris; the game which sees two popular puzzle franchises go head-to-head in an addictive puzzle-themed-challenge game. Read more of this post

Corpse Party: Blood Drive Released onto iOS Devices

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5pb and Mages have recently released the survival-horor themed visual novel game Corpse Party: Blood Drive, onto the iOS platform for £12.99 / $14.99 / 14.99 EUR with full english localisation. Read more of this post

MECHA-UDE: Mechanical Arms Anime Project Goes Live on Kickstarter

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MECHA-UDE: Mechanical Arms, a new anime project fronted by Japanese anime creator Sae Okamoto, has recently appeared on Kickstarter; with it the ambition of creating a single OVA Styled episode with the possibility of a series being produced depending on the success of this animation. Set in a fictional futuristic modern day world MECHA-UDE will follow the activities of an ordinary high-schooler who, after interacting with a mechanical arm, finds himself at the centre of attention for those interested in the arm. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Opens Up Pre-Orders for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin IV

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With the fourth instalment into the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin franchise due for release within the next few months Anime Limited have opened up pre-orders on their online store to allow UK fans of the franchise to place a pre-order for this ‘Extremely Limited’ Japanese Blu-ray product. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Store To Distribute Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origins Within UK

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Anime Limited have today announced that they will be acting as the UK Distributor for the upcoming Blu-ray release of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origins, or more precisely Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origins – Volume 1: Blue Eyed Casval.

Unfortunately this is where it gets complicated; unlike traditional releases Anime Limited will not be distributing the film into UK retailers, such as Amazon, Zavvi and HMV; instead fans will have to buy it directly from the Anime Limited Store. The reason for this is because Anime Limited will be distributing the Limited Edition Japanese Blu-ray release of the film; a film which will not only feature both English and Japanese audio options but will be completely region free as well. Read more of this post

UK Blu-ray Release of Space Pirate Captain Harlock To Include Japanese Edit on DVD

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In a relatively interesting, but potentially disappointing, announcement Manga Entertainment UK have explained that the 3D Blu-ray release of Space Pirate Captain Harlock will include the ‘International’ version of the film in High Definition where as the ‘Japanese Edit’ of the film, along with 40 minutes of bonus materials, will be included on a seperate DVD. Read more of this post