Newswire #27 – 8th July 2015

July 8, 2015 · 0 comments

It’s been a busy week so no better time than now to bring you our latest Newswire. Read on below


~ First of all a quick reminder that Kill la Kill Part 3 and Tiger & Bunny: The Rising are both available to add to your collection now! Kill la Kill Part 3 contains the final 5 episodes of the series plus the bonus OVA episode along with an art book and our UK Exclusive Collector’s Box to store the entire series!

Kimiko Ueno penned the famous Space Dandy zombie episode, amongst others.
One of the Space Dandy episodes Kimiko Ueno penned was the famous zombie episode.

~ For those of you attending MCM Manchester Comic Con this month it has been revealed that there will be an Anime Guest Of Honour for the first time at the event. Scriptwriter Kimiko Ueno (perhaps best known to western fans as scriptwriter for many episodes of Space Dandy) will be in attendance all weekend. There will be signing sessions and on-stage panel focusing on how anime screenplays developed. A truly unique opportunity for anime fans! And of course given that the event takes place just few weeks before the UK Blu-ray/DVD release of Space Dandy Season 2 we will be celebrating that as well.

There will be more specifics detailed as we approach the event so be sure to keep an eye on both MCM’s channels and ours for information.

~ Speaking of Manchester Comic Con you an expect more news relating to our activity at the event over the coming weeks. We can confirm that there will be an Anime Limited Panel and there will also be a panel for the Anime Guest of Honour, Kimiko Ueno over the weekend (dates/times TBC).

~ Since our announcement last week of Aoharu x Machinegun, we’ve confirmed one more new license acquisition! This being Castle Town Dandelion. (You can read about Castle Town Dandelion HERE.) Both will be simulcasting at with episode 1 of Aoharu x Machinegun available to watch now HERE. We should have information about when Castle Town Dandelion will be available on Viewster soon.

~ A reminder that the Deal Of The Month at our web shop until the end of July is Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Beginning for only £8.99! With us releasing the sequel, Tiger & Bunny: The Rising, last week, it’s the perfect time to check out The Beginning. Order your copy HERE.

~ In case you missed it earlier today we are now taking pre-orders for Gundam The Origin II: Artesia’s Sorrow Blu-ray Collector’s Edition in conjunction with our partners Bandai Visual in Japan at our web shop. You can the full details on this (in a very detailed post we published) HERE.

~ It’s been a while since we recorded a podcast, so you can expect us to be releasing one by the end of the week.


The next wave of replacements will be getting sent next week. Please note if you have applied over the past week that the next round of confirmation messages will be sent towards the end of this week. If you haven’t received confirmation of your application by Tuesday 14th July, please email

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
– Anime Limited Panel (date/time TBC)
– Anime Guest Of Honour, Kimiko Ueno panel. (date/time TBC)

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 each and 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)

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

July onwards

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.

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