By Jonathan Clements.
Moving to a new town and a new school, sparky teenager Tetsuko Arisugawa (“Alice”) is still getting used to her new surname after her parents’ divorce. Dad is a charmer but a loser in life; Mum is a flaky author with a habit of dramatising their private life for profit. Meanwhile, her new schoolmates claim to be sinister occultists, and a dusty, empty desk in the middle of the classroom alludes to a disaster that none dares speak of. All that she can glean is wreathed in urban myths, loaded with quasi-religious significance – a boy called Yuda (Japanese for “Judas”), supposedly murdered by his own classmates, and said to have “four wives”. Continue Reading
The final day of the MCM London Comic Con weekend bring yet more news on titles that we (Anime Limited) will be releasing in the UK.
First of all, Eri Suzuki, from the International Sales Department of Japanese licensor Sunrise, and Andrew Partridge, the President of Anime Limited, took to the stage at MCM to reveal the lineup of Gundam titles that Anime Limited will be distributing in the UK as part of the partnership announced earlier year. Coming to the Gundam Collection in 2016 is:
We'd also like to make a note that the previously announced Gundam Reconguista In G is also part of the lineup of Gundam titles we will be bringing to the UK in 2016.
Away from Gundam related news, we also had a few more announcements to make! We can confirm that Anime Limited will be releasing the following titles in the UK. (Please note that more details on each will be forthcoming, most likely in this coming weeks Newswire.) You can also watch a preview of each below.
The Murder Case of Hana & Alice
Snow White with the Red Hair
Selector Infected WIXOSS
As mentioned above, more details on each will be forthcoming. Please stay tuned for that.
And that concludes our announcements from the MCM London Comic Con weekend. We want to extend a big thank you to everyone who came to our booth and/or attended our panels across the weekend. We hope you had a great time!
Day 2 of MCM London Comic Con weekend brings yet more news of 5 new additions to the Anime Limited catalogue! Please note that more details for each title listed below will be forthcoming. Read on below for details.
~ First of all we're happy to announce that we will be releasing Tokyo Marble Chocolate in the UK. This will be coming in 2016 with more details to follow soon.
~ Our next announcement is that we will be releasing the series Claymore on Blu-ray in the UK in 2016!
~ Next up is that we will be releasing the film Anthem Of The Heart in the UK in 2016. You can watch a preview of this below.
~ In addition to the above we can also confirm that we will be releasing the series Prison School in the UK. You can watch a preview for this below. (Please note this preview is NSFW.)
~ And we can also confirm that will be releasing Attack On Titan Junior High in the UK.
As mentioned earlier, please stay tuned for more details on each title listed above, most likely in this coming weeks Newswire!
By Jonathan Clements.
Rayna Denison chooses her title with robust caution: her new book, Anime: A Critical Introduction, is an introduction for and occasionally about critics, examining the arguments and materials with which readers can approach Japanese animation. Her new book is part of Bloomsbury’s “Film Genres” series, although she swiftly establishes cast-iron criteria for discussing anime within this context – anime is a medium that contains many genres and brands, and Denison offers insight into a selection of these, with plenty of jumping-off points for other researchers. Continue Reading
This weekend if the MCM London Comic Con event and that means we have news to share with you! Yesterday (Friday 23rd) Jeremy and Kat of Anime Limited took to the stage at MCM London Comic Con to make some announcements!
We're pleased to announce the following.
~ Anime Limited will be releasing the first season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya on Blu-ray in the UK! This will be happening in 2016. More details to follow soon. You can watch a trailer based on the now out-of-print DVD release below.
~ We will be releasing the series Tokyo ESP on Blu-ray and DVD in the UK. Tentatively scheduled for February 2016. More details to follow soon. You can watch a Japanese promotional trailer for this series below.
~ We will be releasing the film Expelled From Paradise on Blu-ray and DVD in the UK. Tentatively scheduled for a January 2016 release. More details to follow soon. You can watch a dubbed trailer of this below.
~ And we will be releasing the series Ninja Slayer From Animation in the UK in 2016. We will have more details on this soon. You can watch a preview of this series below.
And that concludes the announcements for Day 1. Expect more announcements from us very soon!