VIZ Media License Announcement Summary from ANIME NYC 2018

As part of Viz Media’s ANIME NYC attendence the American-based publisher VIZ Media announcemend four new title licenses, including the four-panel-manga My Hero Academia: Smash. Read more of this post

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Yo-Kai Watch! DVD Release Delayed Until Later This Year

Those looking forward to Manga Entertainment UK’s upcoming Season 1 DVD release of Yo-Kai Watch!, which is of course the anime adaptation of the Nintendo 3DS game series, will be disappointed to hear that the set has been delayed until later this year. Read more of this post

VIZ Media Europe to Publish Dragon Ball Super & Boruto: Naruto Next Generation Manga

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This could potentially be classed as old news; however it’s been brought to our attention (thanks to listings on Amazon UK) that VIZ Media Europe will be publishing the English localised manga releases for Boruto: Naruto Next Generation and Dragon Ball Super. Read more of this post

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?

Yokai Watch to be Broadcast on Cartoon Network UK in April

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Yokai Watch will be broadcast on Cartoon Network UK in April the Official Yokai Watch Twitter account has revealed.

It’s currently unclear how many episodes will be shown, or how often it will be shown per week; but the English Dubbed / edited version of the show which sees a young boy collecting Yokai will be broadcast on Cartoon Network UK from the 23rd April 2016. Cartoon Network UK, which is also available in High Definition, is available on Sky and Virgin Media within the UK.

Curious about the show? Then check-out the English Dubbed synopsis (and trailer) below: Read more of this post

Could Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Be Coming to Home Video in the UK Very Soon?

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File this under slightly old news; but Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, which is the sequal -or second season if you prefer- to the previously released Magi: Labyrinth of Magic could be coming to home video in the UK very shortly… that is if you follow the bread crums. Read more of this post

Could the Tenkai Knights anime be coming to the UK? It seems KAZE thinks so

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It seems KAZE UK might know something we, or anyone else in the UK Anime Industry, doesn’t; as on the latest batch of Bleach DVD’s, which is titled Bleach – Series 15 Part 2 and due out on the 29th June 2015, there is a relatively long trailer promoting the Tenkai Knights anime series – and its the same trailer thats seen on VIZ Media Europes website. 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

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Set 2 – REGION FREE

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Set 2

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: $34.66/ £22.77 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 14 – 26 (2 Disc Set)

Plot: The Nura Clan faces a new threat: the 88 Demons of Shikoku, led by Inugamigyobu-Tanuki Tamazuki! Tamazuki sets his plan in motion to weaken the Nura Clan by targeting their key source of power: the local deities of Ukiyoe Town. In the absence of Supreme Commander Nurarihyon, Rikuo’s resolve to become the Third Heir is put to the test, as he must unite the clan to face Tamazuki and his malicious weapon the Devil’s Blade!