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Netflix UK is a fantastic portal to watch not only television shows and movies, but also anime. If you've never used the service before one of the great things about Netflix is that new subscribers get the first month for free! So why not give it a try today.
We wanted to take a moment to highlight what titles of ours are available to watch on Netflix UK. Read on below for details.
You can watch both seasons of one of our favourite shows of 2014 with not only the great English language dub, but also the original Japanese audio with subtitles.
The complete series (27 episodes) is available to watch on Netflix UK. You can watch it in both English and in Japanese with subtitles
The complete series of this highly entertaining series is on Netflix UK. (Though please note only the 10 episodes of the main series itself are available on here. The bonus OVA episode is exclusive to our DVD and Blu-ray release.) Can be viewed with English or the original Japanese audio with subtitles.
Kill la Kill
The complete series (excluding the bonus OVA episode, which will be exclusive to our release of Box 3 in May 2015) is available to watch in Japanese with subtitles.
Thus far we have released Box 1 (episodes 1-9) on DVD and Blu-ray with Box 2 (episodes 10-19) coming in March. CLICK HERE for details on both of those.
Ahead of our release of the series later this year (more details on that soon,) you can watch the complete series of Samurai Flamenco in Japanese with subtitles right now.
We're going to be releasing it in the UK in the future, but in the mean time you can watch the inaugural season of Tokyo Ghoul on Netflix in Japanese with subtitles.
From the acclaimed director of Cowboy Bebop and Space Dandy comes Terror In Resonance. It's another show we'll be releasing in the future but you can watch the series right now in Japanese with subtitles.
We'll be sure to keep you updated on more of our titles being available on Netflix as and when it happens.
Welcome to the latest edition of the Anime Limited Newswire. Below you will find the latest up to date news from us!
~ Did you hear that we're giving UK fans the opportunity to purchase the Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin I: Blue-Eyed Casval Collector's Edition [Export Version] from Japan through our website? If not please see HERE.
~ Also A Letter To Momo is getting theatrical screenings across the UK as part of the Japan Foundation Film Touring Programme. You can get the details on that HERE.
These new discs will be using the exact same video and audio assets. (We were very happy with video and audio quality originally so we want to retain the same high standard there.)
We'll be getting new subtitles applied to every episode across all the discs. (They won't be the same ones as were used previously.) These subtitles will have typesetting tweaks as well. Plus we'll also be getting a separate sign & song subtitle track created too! As if that wasn't enough, the menu used previously will be getting an overhaul and the chaptering on every episode will be redone as well.
Please note that we still don't have an eta on how long this will take to be completed. Everyone who has purchased our already available Durarara!! Blu-ray Collector's Edition set will be eligible to receive a replacement set of discs, but once the time is right we'll make it known how/when people can register for this. In addition to this we still have plans to release the series on DVD and as a standard edition Blu-ray collection as well - both of those will include the re-authored discs by default - but again we don't have a time frame on this as things stand.
~ From previous updates you will have seen we tentatively listed Gankutsuou - The Count Of Monte Cristo for release at the end of June. We can now confirm that it won't be released until later than that. As such we have now removed it from our current release schedule - see the end of this update (below.) We'll be sure to keep updated as to when we're planning to get it released, but at this time we can say it will be this year.
~ If you're interested in the world of CG Anime, be sure to keep an eye out for the newest issue of 3D World Magazine (cover pictured left.)
In this issue there's a feature written by Jonathan Clements (co-author of The Anime Encyclopedia and author of Anime: A History) focusing on CG Anime (including a making of section focusing specifically on 009 Re:Cyborg with Tomohiko Ishii describing Director Kenji Kamiyama's workflow) and how it's developed. It's a very interesting piece and well worth checking out.
~ Following on from our Gurren Lagann update last week, there's been a small snag when it comes to replacement digipacks being sent out. Some were sent out but we're currently talking to our supplier about what's going on. More on this as we get it.
~ And just to include a mention of it in here, there is no new update or Patema Inverted at this time.
~ For Durarara!!, in case you just scrolled down and didn't read our update earlier in this newswire, please refer to the information above.
~ Patema Inverted Kickstarter backers! Have you read our most recent update (sent out on 4th February)? If not check your inboxes or head over to the Kickstarter website HERE to read it.
~ Mai Mai Miracle backers, as a heads up all going well an update is coming your way next week.
Before getting onto the question itself I'd like to say we were really happy to read the feedback on this section. The way we select the question is based on what we're asked frequently during the prior week.
Question: You've been mentioning Kill la Kill Box 2 and Wings Of Honneamise being released in March. Though you talked about them in some detail last week we still haven't seen any images of what either will look like. Is there a particular reason why and is there a time frame on when we can see images?
With all title we release any packaging we intend to use has to be approved by the rights holder. So the reason we haven't been able to show you images of what some of upcoming releases will look like yet is due to waiting for feedback on our approvals request. Unfortunately we can't pinpoint a time on when we'll be able to share images at this time, but believe me as soon as we can we'll be sure to do just that.
And now to wrap up this edition of the Newswire here’s the updated list of our release schedule from now until June:
January – March 2015
OUT NOW: Giovanni’s Island (DVD, Blu-ray, Ultimate Edition DVD+Blu-ray)
OUT NOW: Space Dandy Standard Edition (Blu-ray)
OUT NOW: Blood Lad (DVD, Collector’s Edition Blu-ray)
OUT NOW: Perfect Blue [Standard Edition] (Blu-ray)
2nd March: Kill La Kill Part 2 (Episodes 10-19) [Collector’s Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
16th March: Tiger & Bunny – The Beginning [Standard Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
23rd March: Makoto Shinkai Voices From A Distant Star/The Place Promised In Our Early Days Double Pack (DVD, Blu-ray)
30th March: Wings Of Honneamise (DVD, Collector’s Edition DVD+Blu-ray)
April – June 2015
13th April: HAL [Standard Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
27th April: Tiger & Bunny – The Rising [Collector’s Edition] (DVD+Blu-ray combi)
25th May: Kill La Kill Part 3 [Collector’s Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
25th May: Nerima Daikon Brothers (DVD only)
8th June*: Baccano Complete Series [Collector’s Edition] (Blu-ray only)
29th June: Space Dandy Season 2 [Collector’s Edition] (DVD, Blu-ray)
29th June: Space Dandy Season 2 [Standard Edition] (Blu-ray only)
29th June: Space Dandy Complete Season 1 & 2 Set (DVD only)
*Tentative date – not final.
UK Theatrical Release for A Letter to Momo
Glasgow, UK February 4, 2015 - Anime Limited are happy to announce the theatrical release of Production I.G’s award-winning film A Letter to Momo in the UK. The film will be screening as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.
Seven years in the making and created by Production I.G, the studio that brought you Ghost In The Shell, A Letter to Momo combines state-of-the-art traditional hand drawn animation with heart-warming, emotional storytelling for children and adults alike.
A Letter to Momo will be screened at the following locations:
In addition to A Letter to Momo, The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme will also be screening Sunrise’s Short Peace - a collection of short animated films including the Oscar nominated Possessions.
For more details and tickets, please visit http://www.jpf-film.org.uk.
About A Letter to Momo
A Letter to Momo follows the adventures of Momo, an 11 year old girl whose entire world has been rocked by the untimely death of her father. Forced to leave her life in Tokyo and move to the small island where her mother grew up, Momo is tormented by a letter her father wrote to her - a letter containing only two words: Dear Momo. Soon after her arrival on the island, mysterious goings-on begin to torment the residents and Momo decides to uncover the truth behind them once and for all.
A beautiful animated feature film directed by Hiroyuki Okiura (of Jin-Roh: Wolf Brigade fame), A Letter to Momo is a magical, emotional and wonderful story. Anime Limited is very excited to be able to bring A Letter to Momo to theatres around the UK.
For all of you Mobile Suit Gundam fans out there we've got some exciting news for you relating to the forthcoming Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin project in that we are the UK distributor! What does this mean? Well it's pretty simple, you'll be able to pre-order the Blu-ray Collector's Edition [Export Version] of each part of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin I: Blue-Eyed Casval direct from our AllTheAnime.com web store prior to its release on 24th April 2015.
(NOTE: You can read the full press release at the conclusion of this post.)
Zeon Zum Deikun, preaching the reformation of humanity through advancement into outer space, has been attempting to declare Munzo's complete independence from the Earth Federation government. Suddenly, he collapses and dies in the middle of a speech to the Diet.
Upon Deikun’s death, his aide Jimba Ral begins spreading conspiracy theories about the Zabi family. But despite his efforts, the Zabi family, led by Degwin Sodo Zabi, intensifies its secret maneuvering to seize control of Side 3.
As we witness for the first time the untold chaotic history of the Universal Century, Casval and Artesia, Deikun's orphaned children, must face destinies just as tumultuous as the era itself.
Check out the official English Language trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin I: Blue-Eyed Casval below.
This is a Japanese export package that has been designed with a worldwide audience in mind. So the release includes the main feature with both the original Japanese audio (with English subtitles) along with English language audio that has been produced by the fine folks at NYAV post (as previewed in the trailer above.)
Yes, this disc will be playable in all UK Blu-ray players.
You can pre-order this right now exclusively from our AllTheAnime.com web shop HERE.
HOWEVER, please note that this is an item only available through pre-ordering.
You must have placed your order by Monday 13th April to secure your pre-order, otherwise you will have missed your chance to order this set. This item will not available to order at all through our site after 13th April.
The SRP for this wonderful set is £69.99. As this is being shipped from Japan, the cost includes shipping as well. (For those of you who may have order items from Japan before, you know this can be quite a hefty addition to any order.)
Please note: we have not set the price and are simply coordinating with Bandai in Japan to be able to make this available as easily as possible to anyone in the UK who wants to order it.
If you've never ordered through our shop site before, please note that money is taken immediately once the ordering process is complete.
And for those of you worried about possible UK customs charges, fear not as we are clearing the legalities to make sure that no UK orders are hit by this.
No. The only way you'll be able to get Mobile Suit The Origin I: Blue-Eyed Casval is by pre-order through our AllTheAnime webshop.
This will be available via VOD, however we are not handling that side of things so can't comment on distribution plans for that. (Though we are looking into how we can possibly still provide a VOD version of this for you. More details as and when that information becomes available.)
So what are you waiting for Gundam fans? Don't delay and pre-order this wonderful set today! If you have any questions about this please post them in the comments below (or via our Twitter and Facebook) and we'll do our best to answer them for you.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: International Sales Section
“MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM THE ORIGIN” TO BE
RELEASED WORLDWIDE SIMULTNEOUSLY WITH JAPAN
Tokyo, Japan, February 4, 2015 – Bandai Visual Co., Ltd., a leader in the development and production of Japanese animation announced the simultaneous worldwide debut of “Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin”.
A highly recognized franchise worldwide with its rich 35-year history, “Gundam” continues with the latest anime OVA series “Gundam the Origin” and will be released simultaneously worldwide with Japan on Blu-ray disc and On-Demand Internet streaming. Japanese Blu-ray Disc Collector’s Edition Volume 1 will be released with impressive specs on April 24, 2015 and Internet streaming will begin on February 28, 2015. A total of 4 volumes are currently planned for production.
“Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin” Volume 1
Blu-ray Disc Collector’s Edition (Export Version)
Release Date: April 24, 2015
Audio*: Japanese, English
Subtitles*: Japanese, English, French, Korean, Traditional Chinese (Taiwan),
Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong), Simplified Chinese
Regions to Be Released: Worldwide including USA, Canada, UK, France, Australia,
New Zealand, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan
© SOTSU, SUNRISE
ACJ (Anime Consortium Japan Inc.), an affiliated company of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings, Inc., will begin taking orders and ship products from Japan for all countries and regions except Japan. Customers in USA, Canada, UK, France, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan can also pre-order the product through their local distributors.
USA & Canada: RightStuf.com / UK & France: Anime Limited / Australia & New Zealand: Madman / Singapore: ODEX / Korea: Mirage Entertainment / Taiwan: Top-Insight
*This products is a Japanese original product and to be exported from Japan. English audio and multi-language subtitles are for main feature only.
In addition to Blu-ray Disc release, on-demand streaming are scheduled to start on February 28, 2015. Besides Japan, the available countries and areas are worldwide except for mainland China by ACJ and other selected distributors.
About “Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin”
Created by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, character designer and animation director for the 1979 TV hit “MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM”; “MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM THE ORIGIN” is a mega-hit manga boasting a total of 10-million copies printed. The manga is now being adapted to an anime produced by SUNRISE Inc.
For more information, visit: http://www.gundam-the-origin.net/en/
About Bandai Visual Co., Ltd.
Bandai Visual Co., Ltd., founded in August 1983, is a Japanese company that develops, produces and distributes film, TV and home entertainment media. As a pioneer of the Japanese animation scene Bandai Visual has consistently held the top-class market share in the genre and continues to lead the market. Bandai Visual has also proven its expertise in creating and delivering quality home entertainment media packaging in Japan. Using such key strategies, Bandai Visual hopes to expand and emulate its success in North American and other international markets. Bandai Visual Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings.