Live Action Tokyo Ghoul Receives an Extended Trailer

Earlier in the year Anime Limited released a ‘teaser trailer’ for the upcoming live-action Tokyo Ghoul, which will be available in selected cinemas from the 31st January 2018, but now the UK distributor have released the extended version of the trailer; thus giving fans a better idea on what to expect from the film. Read more of this post

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Live Action Tokyo Ghoul Film To Be Shown in UK Cinemas This Month

Anime Limited have today announced that the live-action-adaptation of the Tokyo Ghoul manga will be available across selected cinemas within the UK on the 31st January 2018. Read more of this post

Live Action Tokyo Ghoul Movie To Be Given Limited UK Cinema Release Next Year

Anime Limited have announced that they will give the live-action Tokyo Ghoul movie a limited UK Cinema run later next year with a home video release to follow shortly after. Read more of this post

Blu-ray Review: Attack on Titan – Movie 1

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The Attack on Titan franchise continues to be popular as while Manga Entertainment UK continue to push-out a re-release of the anime series, and Koei Tecmo Europe releasing a video-game based on the anime in August, we find ourselves seeing Animatsu Entertainment release the live-action adaptation of the franchise from Toho Studios. So; does this live action film deserve your attention? Well that all depends on your perspective but we take a closer look to find out what this UK Blu-ray release has in store.

Synopsis:

Fast-forward 100 years. What remains of the human population now survives in relative peace behind massive walls erected in defence against the Titans. That peace is shattered when a Colossal Titan, measuring over 50 meters tall, smashes through the wall and allows a horde of other Titans to enter.

Eren Yeager had resigned himself to a life confined behind these walls. “Nothing I do would make a difference”, he thought. But when he joins the ‘Outer Wall Restoration Team’ set up to fight against the Titans, he is reunited with Mikasa, a childhood friend. The new recruits embark on a mission to plug the gaping hole in the wall and stop the waves of titans once and for all. With humanity’s survival on the line, will there be a future for Eren and Mikasa, and for mankind itself? Read more of this post

Attack on Titan Movies to be Released on DVD & Blu-ray this year!

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In a recent “Ask Andrew” segment on the Manga UK Blog it has been revealed that the live-action Attack on Titan movies will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Limited Edition Steelbook later this year.

Specifically Attack on Titan – Part 1 will be released on the 27th June 2016 with the second part being released on the 25th July 2016.

I’m happy to say that Attack on Titan Movie 1 will be out on June 27. It’ll be available on DVD, Blu-ray and Limited Edition Steelbook. Movie 2 will shortly follow on July 25 and shall also come out as a Limited Edition Steelbook. Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook feeds for artwork reveal and pre-order information.

Both films previously received a limited run in cinemas last year; so its nice to see Animatsu / MangaUK announced a confirmed release date for the films.

Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno to be released onto Blu-ray and DVD in April within the UK

Rurouni_Kenshin_Kyoto_Inferno_Japanese_PosterThose wishing to experience Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno but missed out on its limited theatrical run are in luck; as Warner Bros UK have recently confirmed that they will be releasing the film on Blu-ray and DVD within the UK.

Due for release on the 6th April 2015 Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno will be available as a steelbook Blu-ray and a standard DVD; which is a similiar release plan to the previously confirmed Black Butler film. Read more of this post

Warner Bros To Release Live-Action Black Butler Movie on Blu-ray and DVD Next Month

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Following on from the limited theatrical run of the live-action Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji) movie Warner Bros have announced that they will also be releasing the film on Blu-ray within the UK.

According to a report on Blu-ray.com Warner Bros will be releasing the film as a steelbook blu-ray, as well as a standard edition DVD, on the 23rd February 2015, which isn’t that far a way, whereby it will contain the entire film presented in High Definition with Japanese and English Subtitles. No bonus materials have been mentioned but we can assume that ‘at least’ a trailer will be included (or i should say i hope so). Read more of this post

Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno Coming to Selective UK Cinemas Next Week

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Warner Bros have today announced that Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno, the sequel to the 2012 movie Rurouni Kenshin, will be coming to selective cinemas within the UK on the 28th November 2014 as well as began streaming the first ‘english translated’ trailer for the film.

In turns out that Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno will be shown in eight different cinemaworld cinemas and one Vue cinema throughout the UK, with showings taking place both far and wide across the country. Read more of this post

Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno Coming to UK Cinemas This Month

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Continuing the trend of bringing live-action adaptations of anime and manga Warner Bros Pictures have today announced that Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno, a sequel to the 2012 Rurouni Kenshin movie, will be coming to select UK Cinemas on the 28th November 2014.

Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno is a ‘direct’ sequel to the previous film and as such it will once again see Kenshin Himura, the legendary swordsman, back on the big-screen as he attempts to track down Makoto Shishio and stop his plans of overthrowing the current government; as the synopsis provided by Warner Bros explains: Read more of this post

Live-Action Black Butler Film To Hit UK Cinemas Next Week

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It’s been confirmed that Warner Bros UK will be bringing the live-action Black Butler (Kuroshitsuki) film to the UK and better yet it will be available in selective cinemas across the UK starting next week.

The film, which uses characters and ideals created within Yana Toboso’s Black Butler manga, takes place in the year 2020 within an Asian city and it sees our main protagonists attempt to undercover the mystery’s behind the Mummified dead bodies of various dignitaries being left within the city limits. Read more of this post