My Hero Academia OVA Episodes to be streamed on Crunchyroll in the UK this Month

Crunchyroll, in partnership with FUNimation, have today announced that two OVA episodes for My Hero Academia will be streamed on the platform shortly after their Japanese debut. Read more of this post

MVM To Release Tenchi Muyo OVA Series as a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack

Several months ago MVM Entertainment announced that they would be releasing the original Tenchi Muyo OVA series, which consists of thirteen episodes, on to Blu-ray and this weekend the UK Anime Distributor announced on social media that they plan to release the series as a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack on the 10th July 2017. Read more of this post

Samurai Warriors Release Date Pushed Back to July


Manga Entertainment UK have now confirmed that Samurai Warriors will not be released on the 22nd May 2017 and instead it will be released on the 10th July 2017 as explained on social media earlier today. 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.

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


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

God Eater: Resurrection Anime Prologue Released


To help promote the upcoming release of God Eater: Resurrection onto the PS4 publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment have made the CGI-Anime OVA Prologue available to stream on their youtube channel.

The Prologue, which lasts around 11 minutes and has been dubbed into English, gives the viewer an idea of what to expect from the game and lays down the foundations of the story; such as the about the first fight against the Aragami. Read more of this post

DVD Review: Patlabor OVA Series 2: The New Files – The Complete Collection


The anime classic Patlabor returns in a confusing second OVA Series; but what can we expect from the SV2 Unit and this DVD Release by MVM Entertainment? Find out in our review of Patlabor OVA Series 2: The New Files – The Complete Collection.


Every cop has a story to tell, but not all of them are safe to show on television. That’s especially true in the crazed world of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police’s Special Vehicle Section, because when you toss giant robots into the mix almost anything can happen. A teddy bear holding people hostage and a search for albino alligators may just be typical days on the job, but what about an undercover mission into a public bathhouse looking for suspicious moles?

What happens when the only place where you and your coworker can wait out a typhoon is a room in one of Japan’s notorious “Love Hotels”? Then there’s that drunken weekend at the hot springs and the infamous “underwear incident.” But not every story has a humorous edge, and what begins as a battle for corporate survival turns into a melee in the streets as the makers of the deadly Griffin return for the ultimate exercise in urban combat! Noa Izumi and the men and women of the SV2 reveal the stories that couldn’t be told before! Read more of this post

DVD Release of Patlabor OVA: The New Files Pushed Back into July


According to MVM Entertainment’s own online store, otherwise known as Anime-On-Line, their upcoming DVD Release of Patlabor OVA Series 2 – The New Files has been pushed back until the 13th July 2015.

Patlabor OVA Series 2 – The New Files was originally scheduled for a 29th June 2015 release date; however over the course of the weekend the anime-on-line store adjusted its listing to say that the title would now be releasing on the 13th July 2015; furthermore additional information was added to the listing to point-out that only the first four episodes of the series are in English, with the remainder being in Japanese with English subtitles. Read more of this post

The World God Only Knows – The Complete OVA Collection – REGION LOCKED [GEO-LOCKED]

The World God Only Knows – The Complete OVA Collection

BD Region: A (Confirmed NOT playable in the UK)
– Boxart states Region A only
– Confirmed playable on UK PS3 and PS4 Consoles
– Can be made playable on Region B devices by having the country code set to America.

Price: $24.99 / £16.51 (Excludes Postage)

Episodes: 1 – 4

Plot: Get ready to rock, roll and duck deadly spells all night as Dating Game master (and now real-life romance wizard) Keima Katsuragi and his spirit-hunting partner Elsie are dragged kicking and screaming into their wildest set of adventures yet. Things get off on a strange foot when Chihiro convinces Elsie, Ayumi and Miyako to form a band. Unfortunately, they’re really not very good and their quest to get rehearsal space from the school somehow escalates into a challenge to score perfect 100s on their English tests.

After coaching them through that, Keima should have earned a peaceful vacation, but instead of spending the time playing dating games, his plans are seriously derailed by a forgotten childhood friend, a rogue team of Hunters, and some very nasty cases of possession by evil spirits. Finally, the magic goes from dark to light when the only thing that can save idol singer Kanon’s fans is for her to become a REAL magical girl!

Hellsing Ultimate – Volume 1 to 4 (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) – REGION LOCKED

Hellsing Ultimate – Volume 1 to 4 (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: $29.99 / £20.35 (Excludes Postage)

Episodes: 1 – 4 (3 DVD & 2 Blu-ray)

Plot: Remember when vampires had fangs? Remember when they were known as terrifying monsters that stalked the night, instead of moody teenagers that sparkle in daylight? It’s time to drive a stake through the lovesick heart of contemporary vampire nonsense. Satisfy your bloodlust with <I>Hellsing Ultimate</i>, the definitive action-horror anime.

The rogue vampire Arucard is the Hellsing Organization’s deadliest instrument in its mission to protect the British Empire from satanic ghouls and Nazi freaks. He is not alone in his assault on the occult; the master has a servant, policewoman Seras Victoria accepted Arucard’s gift of dark salvation after falling in the line of duty, and now the remnants of her human soul struggle against her growing vampires urges. Together, they haunt the shadows as a sinister force of good – and tonight the foggy streets of England shall flow with the blood of their evil prey.