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!

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

Unboxing: Sailor Moon – Season 1 Part 1 (Limited Edition Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) [USA]

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When VIZ Media announced that Sailor Moon would be getting a Blu-ray release, with a newly re-mastered HD Source and brand new English Dub, i was estatic with the news (as i’ve only ever seen the Edited Dub version); however when it comes to the product itself there is a bit of a love-hate relationship going on. Read more of this post

Unboxing: InuYasha – The Complete Movie Collection (Blu-ray) [USA]

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Having never seen ‘any’ of the TV Series I took bit of a gamble in purchasing this InuYasha Movie Collection; but while the films may leave me feeling confused as to ‘whose who’ – that’s when I get round to watching it- this Blu-ray release by VIZ Media US leaves much to be desired. Read more of this post

Manga UK Cancels Individual Blu-ray Release of Naruto Shippuden – Movie 5: Blood Prison

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If you were eagerly awaiting the next ‘high definition’ instalment of the Naruto Shippuden films then unfortunately you are in for some bad news; as today Manga Entertainment UK have announced that Naruto Shippuden – Movie 5: Blood Prison will not be available as a stand-a-lone Blu-ray release in December.

The only way for Naruto fans to experience Naruto Shippuden – Movie 5: Blood Prison in High Definition is by purchasing the ‘Pentalogy’ collection, a box set which contains all five Naruto Shippuden films inside a single set. Read more of this post

Ranma 1/2 – Set 2 – REGION LOCKED

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

Price: $49.47 / £28.84 (Excluding postage)

Episodes: 24 – 46 (3 Disc set)

Plot: The mayhem continues in Ranma 1/2!

Ranma Saotome, the boy who turns into a girl with a splash of water, always has his hands full fending off crazed admirers. One of the most fanatical is Shampoo, a girl from a tribe of Chinese Amazons who tried to kill girl Ranma, was defeated by boy Ranma, and then proposes marriage to him due to her clan s rule. Things get a little crazier when Shampoo falls into a cursed spring and turns into a cat! And even crazier when Mousse, who is in love with Shampoo, challenges Ranma to a battle over…Ranma s fiancée, Akane…? Back at the Tendo dojo, Ranma s dad, Genma, and Akane s dad, Soun, receive a visit from their former master, Happosai. Around the same time, some of the neighborhood ladies find their undies are disappearing… Is Happosai responsible, or is it just a coincidence?

Rumiko Takahashi s classic martial arts romantic comedy Ranma ½ is back! This
limited-edition Blu-ray collection is presented in 1080p high definition in the original Japanese Blu-ray episode order. Also included are all-new extra features including fan interviews highlighting the Ranma ½ phenomenon, an exclusive art card and a booklet with episode summaries.