Bleach – Set 1 – REGION LOCKED

Bleach – Set 1

BD Region: A (Confirmed NOT playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region A only

Price: $38.83 / £31.35 (Excludes Postage)

Episodes: 1 – 27 (3 Disc Set)

Plot: For as long as he can remember, Ichigo Kurosaki has been able to see ghosts. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as Hollows, his life is changed forever. Now, with a newfound wealth of spiritual energy, Ichigo discovers his true calling: to protect the world of the living and the dead as a Substitute Soul Reaper. When Rukia is taken away to face the ruthless justice of the Soul Society, Ichigo and his friends must cross over and do battle in the spirit world…

Hunter x Hunter – Set 1 – REGION LOCKED

Hunter x Hunter – Set 1

BD Region: A (Confirmed NOT playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region A only

Price: £37.09 (Includes Postage)

Episodes: 1 – 13 (2 Disc Set)

Plot: Young Gon dreams of following in his father’s path and becoming a Hunter, an elite class of adventurer with legendary skills. But to make the grade he’ll first have to pass the extremely difficult and danger Hunter Qualification Exam. – His journey leads him on the shared path of the Hunter’s exam, to lands beyond imagination and to friends who grow closer with each new trial. As the difficulty of the challenges mounts, will Gon and his friends prevail or will they wash out like so many others?

Unboxing: Sailor Moon Crystal – Set 1 (Limited Edition Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) [AUS]

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Although their are still no plans for Sailor Moon Crystal, or it’s original anime adaptation Sailor Moon, to receive a UK release any time soon our friends over in Australia, via anime distributor Madman Entertainment, continue to receive both variations of the franchise and today we will be talking a closer look at the recent Limited Edition Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack release of Sailor Moon Crystal – Set 1. Read more of this post

Unboxing: Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Set 1 and Set 2 (Blu-ray)

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Seeing as we missed last week’s ‘weekly’ unboxing video we’ve decided to do two this week; and this time it will be VIZ Media’s American Blu-ray release of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Set 1 and Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Set 2; which makes up for the entirety of Season 1.

Before we ‘dive’ into the contents of each Blu-ray set the American Blu-ray release of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Set 1 and Set 2 are compatible on UK Players; as all you need to do is press the ‘Disc Menu’ button when the Region A screen appears to divert it to the main menu – afterwhich everything acts as normal. Read more of this post

Unboxing: Lagrange – Season 1 (Blu-ray) [USA]

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Lagrange has been available for quite some time within America and yet its still not made it’s UK appearence; fortunately for us the Blu-ray of Season 1, or Set 1 as its known by VIZ Media, is compatible with UK players when you press the title menu button. Eitherway if you are planning on importing the Blu-ray then  here is what you can expect. Read more of this post

Ranma 1/2 – Set 1 – REGION LOCKED

Ranma 1/2 – Set 1

Region: A  (Confirmed NOT Playable in the UK)
– Boxart states Region A Only
– Confirmed Region A only by @MattKamen

Price: $49.11/ £28.63 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 1 – 23 (3 Disc set)

Plot: From the legendary oeuvre of master creator Rumiko Takahashi, the mixed-up, madcap, martial arts romantic comedy Ranma 1/2 returns! In this definitive limited edition Blu-ray collection, Ranma 1/2 is presented in stunning, uncropped 1080p high definition straight from the Japanese masters. Presented for the first time in the original Japanese episode order, Ranma 1/2 has never looked better. Also included are all-new extra features showcasing the phenomenon of this beloved anime series and a booklet with episode summaries and a manga preview.

After taking a surprise dip in a cursed spring while on a training journey in China, martial artist Ranma Saotome and his father, Genma, aren t quite themselves anymore. Now Ranma turns into a girl whenever he s splashed with cold water, and Genma turns into a panda! Their new forms cause nothing but confusion at the Tendo dojo, where Soun Tendo is waiting to introduce one of his three daughters to Ranma as his fiancée! Turns out Genma and Soun arranged the match long ago, but the girl, Akane, and the boy, Ranma, aren t exactly crazy about the idea, or each other! Or are they? Watch the gender switching, jealous rages, and martial arts battles unfold all over again!

Lagrange – Season 1 – REGION FREE

Lagrange – Season 1

Region: A (Confirmed Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region A Only
– Region A only screen will appear but if press Disc Menu / Top Menu you will be taken to the Main Menu and everything will operate as normal (tested on PS3, Samsung & Panasonic Blu-ray Players/Drives)

Price: $38.02/ £22.41 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 1 – 12 (2 Disc Set)

Plot: Madoka Kyono is an energetic girl who is full of passion. As the proud – and only – member of the Kamogawa Girls’ High School Jersey Club, she goes around helping people in need.

But Madoka’s life is turned upside down when she is suddenly asked by a mysterious girl named Lan to pilot a robot. Motivated by her desire to protect the people and city of Kamogawa, Madoka agrees to pilot the resurrected Vox robot to fight against extraterrestrials that have come to attack Earth.

Tiger & Bunny – Set 1 – REGION FREE

Tiger & Bunny – Set 1

Region: A & B (Confirmed Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region A Only
– Region A only screen will appear but if press Disc Menu / Top Menu you will be taken to the Main Menu and everything will operate as normal (tested on PS3, Samsung & Panasonic Blu-ray Players/Drives)

Price: $43.85/ £25.99 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 1 – 13 (2 Disc Set)

Plot: Stern Bild City is a thriving metropolis where superheroes called “NEXTs” protect the streets, sponsors pull the strings, and a hugely popular show called Hero TV captures all of it. Veteran hero Kotetsu Kaburagi (a.k.a. Wild Tiger) and hotheaded new hero Barnaby Brooks, Jr. (nicknamed Bunny by his friends) are forced to team up not only to protect Stern Bild City, but to earn as many points on Hero TV as possible.

Joined by a diverse cast of heroes, all with different powers and answering to their own corporate sponsors, Tiger and Bunny must find a way to work together, uncover the secret of the “Ouroboros,” and earn enough points to become this year’s King of Heroes.

—- NOTE —–

An Australian release of Tiger & Bunny – Set 1, which is Region B compatible by default, is also available and contains the same amount of episodes. Alternatively the episodes contained within Tiger & Bunny – Set 1 are available in the UK but require the KAZE Box 1 and Box 2 BD/DVD Combo Pack releases.

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Set 1 – REGION FREE

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Set 1

Region: A (Confirmed Playable in the UK)
Boxart states Region A Only
– Region A only screen will appear but if press Disc Menu / Top Menu you will be taken to the Main Menu and everything will operate as normal (tested on PS3, Samsung & Panasonic Blu-ray Players/Drives)

Price: $34.95/ £21.96 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 1 – 13 (2 Disc Set)

Plot: Rikuo Nura is an average middle school student by day and yokai by night. He’s not just any yokai… he is the grandson of Nurarihyon, the Supreme Commander of the Nura Clan! Rikuo wants to live a normal life.

However, his grandfather wants him to succeed as the rightful heir. When an inter-clan conflict threatens the stability within their organization, Rikuo must decide whether he will live his life as a human or accept his yokai heritage.