Humble Bundle Fantasy Digital Manga Bundle Now Available

Humble Bundle, the charity themed website which runs digital bundle collections for products including Games, Books and Software, have recently launched a Fantasy themed Digital Manga bundle with titles including Noragami, Cells at Work and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. Read more of this post

DVD Review: Pumpkin Scissors – The Complete Series

pumpkin_scissors_screenshot4Pumpkin Scissors may seem like a strange title for an army regiment, let alone an anime, but what exactly did we think of MVM’s UK release of the complete series? Find out in our DVD Review of Pumpkin Scissors – The Complete Series.

Synopsis:

In the wake of the Great War, Lieutenant Alice Malvin assumes command of the Imperial Army’s Intelligence Section III – a ragtag bunch of pencil-pushers used to spread military propaganda. But Malvin, an idealistic soldier who refuses to rest while her people suffer, yearns to cut through the thick skin of deception perpetrated by power-crazed nobles. When her investigation reveals a clandestine super-soldier program known as The Invisible Nine, she finds herself trapped in a whirlwind of deadly secrets.

The closer Malvin gets to exposing government corruption, the less likely her beloved IS3 is to survive. With the fate of the Empire hanging in the balance, Malvin turns to an unlikely ally – Randel Orland, a hulking veteran who may hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of The Invisible Nine. In a world where nobility and power make the rules, the truth can get an honest soldier killed. Read more of this post

London Comic Con May 2013 Announcements & Acquisitions Rundown

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Over the course of the weekend it was the May 2013 London Comic Con and during it Manga Entertainment UK, MVM Entertainment UK and Anime Limited revealed it latest’s acquisitions via a serious of announcements at the industry panel, which took place on Saturday 25th May 2013, and at the live podcast recording, which took place on Sunday 26th May 2013.

If you missed out on either announcements, or could not attend the event, then don’t worry as here is a summary of what was announced over the course of the weekend:

Anime Limited:

– Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning (formats & release date TBA)

Manga Entertainment UK:

– Attack on Titan (formats & release date TBA)
– Space Battleship Yamato (DVD and Blu-ray release on 19th August 2013)
– Fate/Zero Unlimited Blade Works (DVD and Blu-ray release on 26th August 2013)
– One Piece: Collection 5 to 8 (DVD only & release dates TBC)

Kaze UK (in conjunction with Manga UK):

– Black Lagoon: Roberta’s Blood trial (DVD & Blu-ray, release date TBA)

MVM Entertainment UK:

– Daphne in the Brilliant Blue (DVD only, release date TBC)
– Red Garden (DVD only, release date TBC)
– Pumpkin Scissors (DVD only, release date TBC)
– Heaven’s Memo Pad (formats & release date TBA)
– [C]: Control (formats & release date TBA)
– Shangri-La (formats & release date TBA)

Along with the announcements Jerome from Manga Entertainment UK confirmed that the recently announced Blue Exorcist: The Definitive Collection Blu-ray would feature both English and Japanese Audio languages and that it would be released over two volumes. A DVD Version will be re-released (as a complete series box set) but it will only feature the Japanese Audio languages.