The Boy and the Beast To Be Released on DVD and Blu-ray by Studiocanal

The Boy and His Beast

In a surprising turn of events Mamoru Hosoda’s charming tale ‘The Boy and the Beast’ may be receiving a UK release by STUDIOCANAL rather than other Anime Distributors such as MangaUK or Anime Limited; that is if the listing found on Amazon UK is anything to go by.

According to the product listing, which was posted-up on UK Anime Network yesterday, The Boy and the Beast will be released on the 5th September 2016 on both DVD and Blu-ray. If this listing, and release date, is correct then it means that The Boy and the Beast won’t be getting a cinematic release or, if it does, then it will be very limited to a handful of Picturehouse cinemas. Read more of this post

Anime Weekend Cinema Listings Confirmed for BFI Southbank June 2016


The BFI Southbank London have confirmed their line-up of films for the June 2016 Anime weekend taking place between the 3rd and 5th June 2016; and it’s a pretty strong line-up of feature length anime movies – especially if you like Sci-Fi films.

As part of the weekend attendees will be able to watch Empire of Corpses, which previously made its appearence at MCM Loves Anime last year, alongside The Boy and his Beast, Psycho-Pass: The Movie, Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie as well as the original Ghost in the Shell. Read more of this post