Unboxing: Escaflowne – Ultimate Edition (Blu-ray) [UK]

Last year Anime Limited surprised fans by releasing an ‘Ultimate Edition’ of the Escaflowne anime franchise with it containing both the Complete TV Series and feature-length-film remastered in High Definition with a soundtrack CD Collection and artbook. From an ‘Ultimate Edition’ perspective it certainly featured everything an Escaflowne fan could ever want but alas it also came with a £150 RRP Price-Tag. So was this Ultimate Edition worth the cost – and more importantly the wait? Well let’s take a look in our latest unboxing! Read more of this post

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Anime Limited Planning to Release Full Metal Panic: FUMOFFU as a Stand-a-lone Blu-ray

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In a rather surprising update Anime Limited have revealed that they are planning to release the spin-off series Full Metal Panic: FUMOFFU as a stand-a-lone Blu-ray release at some point in the near future. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Announces Replacement Scheme for Escaflowne Ultimate Edition Blu-ray

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Anime Limited’s Ultimate Edition Blu-ray release of Escaflowne hasn’t even been officially released yet (it’s due for release on the 14th November 2016) and the UK Anime Distributor have already announced a replacement scheme for an issue discovered on the second Blu-ray disc of the set; specifically Episode 9 of the anime TV Series. Read more of this post

Fullmetal Alchemist: Ultimate Edition Blu-ray Delayed by Several Weeks

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Those hoping to get their hands on the luxurious, and potentially expensive, Ultimate Edition Blu-ray release of Fullmetal Alchemist this month will be disappointed to hear that the set has been delayed until further notice by around two weeks. Read more of this post

Miss Hokusai Collector’s Edition Upgraded to UItimate Edition

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After what seems like an eternity Anime Limited have recently announced, as part of their newswire posts, that the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD release of Miss Hokusai has now been upgraded to an Ultimate Edition release; and unlike past Ultimate Edition releases it is getting some extra special treatment. Read more of this post

Fullmetal Alchemist: Ultimate Edition Final Prototype Packaging Unveiled

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Anime Limited have today teased fans with a first glimpse at the final coloured prototype version of the resin designed box that will hold the Fullmetal Alchemist Blu-ray set; and it looks amazing. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Unveil Tentative Q4 2016 Release Schedule

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As of late expectations of what to see released during the fourth quarter of 2016 have slowly been getting revealed; with both MangaUK/Animatsu and MVM Entertainment slowly updating their release catalogues but when it comes to Anime Limited titles we never quite know what to expect or when.

Well fortunately for us that is about to change as the distributor have recently released a ‘tentative’ Q4 2016 release schedule; and it looks pretty full. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Panel Round-Up from MCM Manchester Comic Con July 2016

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Anime Limited were out in force at this years MCM Manchester Comic Con and it is up to the el presidente of Anime Limited, Andrew Partridge, to deliver the exciting news of what the company has in store for fans in the coming months. Truthfully the announcements were pretty thin, with only two new titles being announced; but what the panel did provide was information, claraity and an insight into the world of Anime Licensing and distribution; all of which you shall see in our video of the panel.

So what exactly was discussed? Well Andrew went on to explain what you can expect from the upcoming Ultimate Edition Blu-ray release of Fullmetal Alchemist as well as reveal the contents of the much rumoured Escaflowne: Ultimate Edition. In addition to these ‘hot products’ Andrew announcement that Anime Limited would be releasing Ouran Highschool Host Club and a collection of shorts by Production I.G. onto Blu-ray at some point in the near future. Read more of this post

Riding Bean Blu-ray Kickstarter Achieves Target Within a Day

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During the course of the weekend AnimEigo, the company which previously released Bubblegum Crisis onto Blu-ray a few years back, launched a Kickstarter campaign for Sonoda Ken’ichi”s fast-paced action OVA film Riding Bean and within 24 hours the campaign was successfully funded.

The concept of the Kickstarter campaign, much like the previously released Bubblegum Crisis Kickstarter, was to secure funds to release a Blu-ray Edition of Riding Bean with the film itself in crisp 1080p quality, English and Japanese with English subtitles and a selection of bonus on-disc content. AnimEigo were hoping to secure $30,000 within the 30 day period of the campaign but at the time of writing the company has secured over $78k and shows no sign of stopping; all of which can be seen on the Kickstarter campaign page. Read more of this post

Terror in Resonance Ultimate Edition Artwork and Contents Revealed

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After a relatively long wait UK anime distributor Anime Limited have revealed what to expect from the upcoming Ultimate Edition release of Terror in Resonance.

To start with Terror in Resonance will be released as a ‘Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack’ version with the Ultimate Edition packaging design being similar to their upcoming release of Full Metal Panic – which i have unboxed here. This particular edition of the series will also include a 100-page artbook featuring original art that was used on the original Japanese release. Read more of this post