DVD Review: Nekomonogatari Black – The Complete Series


We once again venture off into the strange world of monogatari but what can we expect this time? Well pretty much the same but with a different apparation; either way you can find out in our DVD Review of Nekomonogatari Black – The Complete Series.


On his way to the bookstore, Koyomi Araragi encounters Tsubasa Hanekawa whose face is covered with a bandage. The incident allows Koyomi to learn what has been happening in the Hanekawa household, but Tsubasa begs him not to tell anyone about it, saying she’ll do anything to keep him quiet.

Without revealing her family’s circumstances, Koyomi tells of the day’s incident – he and Tsubasa buried a “cat” that had been hit by a car – to Meme Oshino. Meme tells Koyomi that he must immediately go to confirm Hanekawa’s safety. He heads to her house, only to find…So begins the nightmarish nine days of Golden Week. Read more of this post

MVM Entertainment’s Entire Q3 2014 Line-Up Confirmed


Following on from last weeks reveal, which saw Anime-On-Line outing Manga Entertainment UK’s entire Q3 line-up, it now seems that it is MVM Entertainment’s turn of having their announcements posted earlier than expected.

Spotted by @Agent347 and listed on Zavvi, a selection of upcoming titles have appeared for pre-order, with the lot of them listed for a Q3 release window, with titles including Mysterious Girlfriend X (DVD only), Kokoro Connect (DVD only), From the New World – Part 2, Bodacious Space Pirates – Complete and Toradora – Complete.

All of the titles have previously been revealed at some stage via twitter or their website, so other than a complete box-set for Bodacious Space Pirates their really isn’t any surprises. Read more of this post

MVM Entertainment To Release Nekomonogatari: Black onto Blu-ray and DVD


Those hoping that MVM Entertainment would continue to release the Monogatari franchise are in for a pleasent surprise, as the UK distributor today announced on twitter that they have acquired the UK distribution rights to Nekomonogatari: Black, the prequel to Bakemonogatari.

Nekomonogatari is a four-episode long series that acts as a prequel to Bakemonogatari, whereby Koyomi Araragi re-accounts his meeting with Tsubasa Hanekawa and the second spirit he dealt with, namely the cat spirit.

Despite being only four episodes long MVM Entertainment will be releasing the series on both Blu-ray and DVD, with a current release date slated for 25th August 2014, furthermore Bakemonogatari: Black is also available to pre-order from MVM Entertainment’s online shop, Anime-On-Line.