Unboxing: The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Series 1 Part 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) [UK]

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Universal Pictures UK once again returns to the anime distribution scene and this time they are providing fans with a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray (and Collector’s Edition DVD) release of The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Series 1 Part 1. So.. is this second anime release by Universal Pictures UK just as impressive as their debut or will does it fail in comparison? The answer is simple; it is just as impressive as their previous release and, in some aspects at least, it is a lot better and today we will be unboxing the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release of The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Series 1 Part 1. Read more of this post

Competition: Win The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Season 1 Part 1 on Blu-ray

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It’s competition time again!!! and to celebrate the UK release of The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Season 1 Part 1 on Collectors Edition Blu-ray, which will be available from the 25th July 2016, we have teamed up with Universal Pictures UK to offer one lucky reader the chance of winning a copy! Read more of this post

Blu-ray Review: The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Season 1 Part 1

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The first season of The Heroic Legend of Arslan has been available to stream online for quite some time, with Viewster and FUNimation Now both offering the series on their streaming platforms, but now that it has hit UK Shores in a Collectors Edition DVD and Blu-ray release what exactly can we expect from it? Well read on to find out!

Synopsis:

Swords clash, warriors fall and the battle for the future of the Kingdom of Pars begins in the epic first twelve episodes of The Heroic Legend of Arslan Season One! Pitched into the middle of a war between the nations of Pars and Lusitania, young Prince Arslan barely escapes with his life when his father King Andragoras III is targeted by traitors in his own camp.

With nothing but the help of the steadfast and loyal warrior Daryun and a ragtag group of followers, Arslan must face impossible odds to liberate his fallen nation from the amassed forces of Lusitania, led by the mysterious Silvermask! Read more of this post

The Heroic Legend of Arslan Now Available on FUNimation NOW UK

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If you’ve been waiting to watch The Heroic Legend of Arslan through FUNimation NOW UK then you would have been out of luck, as the series was not eligble for viewing inside of the UK; however it seems FUNimation have now settled the streaming agreement as the entire first season, in both English and Japanese with English Subtitles, is now available to view through their subscription based streaming service. Read more of this post

The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Season 1 Part 1 Collectors Edition Contents Confirmed

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Following on from the UK Collectors Edition release of Seraph of the End – Season 1 Part 1, which is now available from today on both DVD and Blu-ray, Universal Pictures UK have today announced what you can expect to receive from their latest anime release; The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Season 1 Part 1.

Just like with the Collectors Edition of Seraph of the End, which we unboxed here, this Collectors Edition release of The Heroic Legend of Arslan – Season 1 Part 1 will contain 12 episodes across two Blu-ray discs in a digipack casing, a selection of art cards (12 in total), four character information cards, an 80-page visual book filled with information about the show, a poster which depicts the world of Arslan and more interestingly a shogi-styled board game with game pieces all of which will be packed a chipboard artbox. Read more of this post

Universal Pictures to Release The Heroic Legend of Arslan on Blu-ray within the UK

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Following on from the news that Universal Pictures would be releasing Seraph of Legend into the UK as a Collectors Edition Blu-ray and DVD release the entertainment distributor have now confirmed, via an article on UK Anime Network, that they will also be handling the UK release of The Heroic Legend of Arslan.

Just like with Seraph of Legend the series will be split into two half-season Collectors Edition sets with each set containing an artbook, with art and information from the original Japanese release, and other to be announced phsyical bonus content. Each set however will contain around 12-13 episodes and will be released on Blu-ray and DVD.

The first Collectors Edition set is currently scheduled for release on the 4th July 2016 with details surrounding the second half to be released in the coming months.

Arslan: The Warriors of Legend Coming to Xbox One, PS4 & PS3 Next Year

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Incase you missed the news last week European distributor Koei Tecmo Europe have announced that they will be bringing the videogame adaptation of The Heroic Legend of Arslan, which will be known as Arslan: The Warriors of Legend, to the UK and Europe for the Xbox One, PS4 and PS3. Read more of this post

Anime Limited License The Heroic Legend Of Arslan for UK Simulcast

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If you attended last weekend’s MCM Comic-Con in Birmingham, or follow Anime Limited on their social Media channels, then you’ll already be aware of this news; if not then that Anime Limited have licensed The Heroic Legend Of Arslan for a UK Simulcast.

Anime Limited will simulcast The Heroic Legend Of Arslan through, to be confirmed, services next month – but in the meantime here is what you can expect from the show. Read more of this post