Newswire #34 – 25th August 2015
August 25, 2015 · 0 comments
Another week brings us another Newswire, but this week with some details on a forthcoming release of our that lots of you have been chomping at the bit to get some details about. Read on below for the details.
~ First of all the wait is finally over as this week saw the release of our Space Dandy Season 2 Collector’s Edition set on both DVD and Blu-ray, plus our Space Dandy Season 1 & 2 DVD set. Both are available to add to your collection now. You can get the full lowdown on our Collector’s Edition release HERE.
If you’re interested in checking out Space Dandy Season 2, as we mentioned in the Newswire last week we’ve been sharing some clips online. Over the weekend we shared a new clip on our Facebook page that can be watched HERE. Check out our two previous clips below.
~ We mentioned at the top of the Newswire that we have some details on a forthcoming title of our we know lots of you have been chomping at the bit to get your hands on. Today we can reveal some details including for the initial visuals for our upcoming Baccano! Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release.
First of all there will be an o-card (aka slip cover) around the box itself. That will look like this image below.
Underneath the o-card you’ll find a rigid case with a digipack to hold the 3 Blu-ray discs and a booklet inside too. (Page count of the booklet is TBC at this time.)
We’re looking to lock down a firm release date for Baccano!, all going well we’re hoping it will be available in late November/early December. You read that right we’re planning on getting in your hands before the end for the year. (This information has been reflected as such in our upcoming releases section below.) You can pre-order your copy of Baccano Blu-ray Collector’s Edition from the likes Amazon UK and Zavvi today.
You an expect to see the image above appearing on online retailer listing shortly.
~ A quick note relating to our Instagram account, this past week our handle changed from AllTheAnimeUK to simply AllTheAnime. If you’re interested in following us on Instagram you can do so HERE.
~ Speaking of social media, our company president is currently in Japan on business and has been sending back some great photos from his trip. We’ve been sharing the photos across all of our social media channels but if you want them all in one place, we’ve made a gallery on our Facebook page HERE. From Attack On Titan, to Gundam, even Evangelion you’ll find lots of cool pics in the gallery.
~ For those of you planning to attend the Glasgow and/or Edinburgh lineups of Scotland Loves Anime, a reminder that the complete lineup for the festival is being revealed later this week.
~ A reminder for those of you planning to come to the Glasgow leg of Scotland Loves Anime in October, there is a Season Pass available for the weekend. This entitles you attend all seven screenings with the Scotland Loves Anime Pass, plus a special screening on Monday 5th October available to pass holders only. There’s only 60 of these total and are available now from the Glasgow Film Theatre site HERE.
Looking at our simulcast lineup for this season as a whole it stands at:
The Heroic Legend Of Arslan (continuing from last season)
Aoharu x Machinegun (aka Aoharu x Kikanjuu)
Castle Town Dandelion
Blood Blockade Battlefront
Episode 20 of The Heroic Legend of Arslan is available to watch HERE.
Episode 8 of Aoharu x Machinegun is now live at Viewster. Watch it HERE.
Episode 8 of Castle Town Dandelion is available to watch HERE.
Episode 8 of GANGSTA. is available to watch HERE.
Episodes 8 of Chaos Dragon are available now on Viewster HERE.
The first 11 episodes of Blood Blockade Battlefront are available to watch at Viewster HERE. The air date for the final episode has not been set yet.
Durarara!! Limited Edition
A big wave of replacements were sent earlier this week. We’ve managed to work through a big backlog of replacement requests but if you have yet to receive yours don’t worry it will be on its way to you soon. (If you haven’t received a confirmation by Tuesday 1st September or if you have questions or concerns about your replacement request please feel free to email Jeremy on Jeremy@AllTheAnime.com)
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. More specific information will be posted closer to the events themselves.
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 each and every Newswire accordingly.)
OUT NOW: Space Dandy Season 2 [Collector’s Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
OUT NOW: Space Dandy Complete Season 1 & 2 Set (DVD only)
14th September: 009 Re:Cyborg (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi)
21st September: Sword Art Online II: Part 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combi, DVD)
28th September (TBC): Tokyo Ghoul Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, DVD)*
28th September: Fate/kaleid liner Prisima Illya (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, DVD)
OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2015
26th October: Ping Pong The Animation (Blu-ray, DVD)
26th October: Sword Art Online II: Part 2 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD combi, DVD)
2nd November: Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad – The Complete Collection (DVD)
16th November: Samurai Flamenco: Part 1 (Blu-ray **subtitle-only release**)
30th November: Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD combi)
30th November: Mobile Suit Gundam: Part 1 of 2 [tentative title] (Blu-ray)*
[TBC December] Mobile Suit Gundam: Part 2 of 2 [tentative title] (Blu-ray)*
7th December: Full Metal Panic Ultimate Edition [Season 1 + Fumoffu + The Second Raid] (Blu-ray)
7th December: A Letter To Momo (Blu-ray, DVD)
14th December: Sword Art Online II: Part 3 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD combi, DVD)
14th December: Gankutsuou: The Count Of Monte Cristo (Blu-ray)
21st December: Gundam: Reconguista In G Part 1 (Blu-ray **subtitle-only release**)
We should be able to confirm specific dates soon. Also there is a possibility there might be a few additions to the lineup.