Newswire #23 – 9th June 2015

June 9, 2015 · 1 comment

If you’re looking forward to our upcoming releases of Tiger & Bunny The Rising and Sword Art Online II, we’ve got you covered with a preview of what you can expect with each title in this weeks edition of our Newswire.


~ For those of you looking forward to our release of Tiger & Bunny: The Rising you can see the final visual of what our Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi release will look like below.

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Set for release on 29th June, this will come with a rigid case, inside that a digipack containing two discs (1 x Blu-ray and 1 x DVD) that includes the main feature (both dubbed and subbed) plus a slew of extras. Also included are 4 UK exclusive art cards showcasing the heroes. You can pre-order your copy from Amazon UK HERE and through out web shop HERE.

All going well we’re hoping to getting a finished sample in the office within the next week and we’ll be sure to share images of it accordingly.

~ For those wondering, the latest update on Kill la Kill Part 3 is that all is our target for our 29th June release.

~ Today we’re happy to be able to share provisional images for our release on both Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi and Standard Edition DVD for Sword Art Online II: Part 1.

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Provisional artwork for our Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi release of Sword Art Online II: Part 1
Provisional artwork for our Standard Edition DVD of Sword Art Online II: Part 1


Both of these are still subject to approval, but we wanted to give you an idea of what you can expect when the product arrives. The Collector’s Edition version comes packed in a rigid case, inside that a digipack containing the discs (1 x Blu-ray + 1 x DVD) along with a booklet featuring material translated from the Japanese release and imagery exclusive to our release outside of Japan. Also, on the right side of the Collector’s Edition image, you will see the Collector’s Box that will store four volumes we’ll be releasing.

~ Due to a delay in approvals Space Dandy Season 2 and the Season 1 & 2 DVD box set are being pushed back to 3rd August. (Slightly ironic given we shared the provisional images of the artwork last week, but that’s just how things go sometimes.)

~ Speaking of Space Dandy, are you planning to come to MCM Manchester Comic Con in July? All going well we have some cool Space Dandy related news for the event we’ll be able to share with you soon.

~ Looking forward to 009 Re:Cyborg? It’s been a (very) long time coming but we’re happy to confirm we’re aiming for a 27th July release date for both the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi and Standard Edition Blu-ray versions.

~ Seeing as it’s been a few weeks since our last Podcast, we’re planning to record our next episode later this week. All going well it should be available for your listening pleasure on Friday.

~ In case you missed them, here are some of our recent features that have been getting great responses:



Can you believe we already ten episodes in to this season of simulcasts. You can watch the latest episodes of Seraph Of The End, Plastic Memories and The Heroic Legend Of Arslan at the links below?

Seraph Of The End – episode 10
The Heroic Legend Of Arslan – episode 10
Plastic Memories – episode 10 (at Viewster)
Plastic Memories – episode 10 (at Crunchyroll)



All going well the next wave of replacements will be going out late this week/early next week. (As previously mentioned we’ll send a confirmation to everyone via email once theirs has been dispatched.)

If you have yet to apply for replacement discs please follow all the guidelines HERE.



Here’s the list of upcoming events we’ll be attending in some capacity. More specific information will be posted closer to the events themselves.

MCM Manchester Comic Con, 25th-26th July
NOM Con, 31st July-2nd August
KITACON, 31st July-2nd August
MCM Ireland Comic Con (Dublin), 29th-30th August
MCM Scotland Comic Con, 26th-27th September
Scotland Loves Anime – Glasgow, 9th-11th October
Scotland Loves Anime – Edinburgh, 12th-18th October
MCM London Comic Con, 23rd-25th October
MCM Birmingham Comic Con, 21st-22nd November



And so with the above information in mind here’s the most up-to-date version of our release schedule. (We will of course continue to update this in every Newswire accordingly.)

April – June 2015

OUT NOW: Wings Of Honneamise (DVD, Collector’s Edition DVD+Blu-ray combi)

OUT NOW: Durarara!! Complete Series [Standard Edition] (Blu-ray, DVD)

29th June: Kill la Kill Part 3 [Collector’s Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
29th June: Tiger & Bunny – The Rising (Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD)

July onwards [COMING SOON*]

27th July: 009 Re:Cyborg Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray/DVD combi)
27th July: 009 Re:Cyborg Standard Edition (DVD)

3rd August: Space Dandy Season 2 [Collector’s Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
3rd August: Space Dandy Season 2 [Standard Edition] (Blu-ray only)
3rd August: Space Dandy Complete Season 1 & 2 Set (DVD only)

17th August (TBC): Sword Art Online II: Part 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi, DVD)

September (TBC): Fate/kaleid liner Prisima Illya (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, DVD)

28th September (TBC): Psychic School Wars (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi, DVD)
28th September (TBC): Tokyo Ghoul Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, DVD)

TBC: Nerima Daikon Brothers (DVD only)
TBC: Baccano Complete Series [Collector’s Edition] (Blu-ray only)
TBC: Makoto Shinkai The Place Promised In Our Early Days / Voices Of A Distant Star Twin Pack (DVD, Blu-ray)
TBC: Fusé: Memoirs Of A Huntress
TBC: Durarara!! x2
TBC: Aldnoah.Zero

*Tentative date – not final.

If you have any questions on any of the above please feel post them in the comments below or via our Twitter and Facebook.

Signing out~!


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  • Avatar for Matthew


    June 9, 2015 9:33 pm

    Tiger and Bunny: The Beginning - Collectors Edition(DVD/BD edition) is only like £10.25 on Zavvi too for anyone wondering. I picked this up recently myself.


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