It’s time for another edition of the Anime Limited Newswire. Read on below for the latest updates direct from Anime Limited HQ.
~ First of all a reminder that this weekend we’re at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con event. For details on what you can expect at our stand see this by MCM.
~ Our new releases this week are the Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray of Baccano! and the Standard Edition Blu-ray of Tokyo Ghoul.
~ Remember last week we showed you the finished product of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya standard edition DVD? Well we’ve some good news as we’re happy to confirm we’ve been able to bring the release forward from it’s previously listed date of 28th December! It will now be released on Monday 7th December. A reminder that the Limited Edition Blu-ray version is available now.
~ Last week announced that Sword Art Online II: Part 2 and Samurai Flamenco Part 1 would both now be coming out in December. Today we can confirm that they will both be getting released on Monday 14th December.
The dates noted above will be summarised in the Release Calendar section at the conclusion of this Newswire.
~ Looking ahead to Q2 2016, yes you did read that right, we want to put the focus on our upcoming Ultimate Edition Blu-ray+DVD release of Schinichiro Watanabe’s (Cowboy Bebop, Space Dandy) series, Terror In Resonance as today we are delighted to be able to show you the first visual of what you can expect in our release!
As we’ve previously mentioned it will come with the series on both Blu-ray and DVD, two discs for each format, and there will be a 100 page hard back art book containing lots of content that was originally included in the Japanese releases of the series. When it comes to on-disc extras we can confirm it will include Episode Commentaries, In Depth Conversation with the Cast and the textless Opening and Closing title sequences.
We can also confirm today that we will be releasing the a Standard DVD edition of the series at in Q2 2016 as well. We’ll have more details on this soon, but in the interim here’s a first look at the what it will look like.
We also want to make mention that our release will include both the original Japanese audio with subtitles and the English dub produced by Funimation. Speaking of the English dub, Funimation have confirmed who will be playing the main characters. They are:
Nine – Christopher Bevins
Twelve – Aaron Dismuke
Lisa – Jād Saxton
Sibazaki – Robert McCollum
Five – Jamie Marchi
~ Following us mentioning it in a previous Newswire, we want to make it known that the DVD version of Kill la Kill Part 3 is now officially out-of-print. So if you’re looking to buy it, we strongly suggest doing so sooner rather than later as whatever is in the wild, so to speak, with retailers is now all that’s available.
~ In case you missed them we’ve had some really interesting content on our blog over the last few weeks. Click on the links below to read them:
- An interview with the creator of Gundam, Yoshiyuki Tomino
- A look at Mobile Suit Gundam
- An introduction to the world of Baccano!
- Andrew Osmond on a Serbian film inspired by anime
- Jasper Sharp reviews the book: The Atomic Bomb in Japanese Cinema
- A focus on Nerima Daikon Brothers
Here’s our lineup of titles this season:
Seraph Of The End Vampire Reign (2nd Season) – Simulcasting at Viewster.com
K: Return of Kings – Simulcast at Viewster.com
Comet Lucifer – Simulcasting at Viewster.com
The final episode of Blood Blockade Battlefront – Simulcasting at Viewster.com
Seraph Of The End: Vampire Reign (2nd Season) episode 6 can be watched HERE.
Episode 7 of K: Return Of Kings can be watched HERE
Episode 7 of Comet Lucifer can be watched HERE
The final episode of Blood Blockade Battlefront is available to watch at Viewster HERE.
Durarara!! Limited Edition
Anyone who has applied for replacement discs over the past weeks and has yet to have a response can expect by mid-next week.
If you’ve yet to apply for discs please follow the steps of filling out the survey AND emailing us your proof of purchase. (Simply doing one of the two steps is not enough.) We ask that applicants awaiting for confirmation message please wait a little longer. If you haven’t received a confirmation message within to weeks of applying please email Jeremy on Jeremy@AllTheAnime.com – he’ll get back to you as quickly as we can about this.
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.
Kill la Kill Part 1 [for units purchased at MCM London Comic Con in October 2014 only]
NOTE: This only applies to units purchased at MCM London Comic Con in October 2014. (Following the event the products general retail release was delayed and the error of the English dub being out of sync by 0.4 seconds during one of the episodes was corrected.)
To apply for a replacement we ask that everyone who purchased this at MCM London Comic Con in October 2014 please do the following:
- Send an email with the subject “KLK1 Replacement – MCM October 2014” to Jeremy@AllTheAnime.com
- In this email please include:
– You full name (as it would be written on a parcel being posted to you)
– You postal address
– a photo of your copy of Kill la Kill Part 1.
Due to all of Team Anime Limited being in London for MCM Comic Con from tomorrow through Monday, Jeremy will respond to requests for this, confirming that you replacement request has been logged in, by mid-next week at the latest. Either way you can expect your replacement to sent to you before the end of October.
NOTE: We appreciate that some people may have sent emails to other Anime Limited personnel regarding wanting a replacement, but due to the length of time that has passed we ask that everyone who will have previous enquired about a replacement please send a new message to Jeremy. We apologise for any inconvenience, but this is to ensure we can fulfil these as quickly as possible.
Here’s the list of upcoming events we’ll be attending. More specific information will be posted closer to the event.
MCM Birmingham Comic Con, 21st-22nd November[List of 2016 events coming soon]
With all of the above in mind, here is the most up-to-date version of our release schedule focusing on the remainder of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016.
OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2015
OUT NOW: Tokyo Ghoul Season 1 (Limited Edition Blu-ray, DVD)
OUT NOW: Fate/kaleid liner Prisima Illya (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, DVD)
OUT NOW: Baccano! (Limited Edition Blu-ray)
OUT NOW: Tokyo Ghoul Season 1 (Standard Edition Blu-ray)
30th November: Mobile Suit Gundam: Part 1 of 2 (Blu-ray)
7th December: Full Metal Panic Ultimate Edition [Season 1 + Fumoffu + The Second Raid] (Blu-ray)
7th December: Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya (Standard DVD)
14th December: Sword Art Online II: Part 2 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD combi, DVD)
14th December: Samurai Flamenco: Part 1 (Blu-ray **subtitle-only release**)
11th January: Ping Pong (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD set)
25th January: Fuse – Memoirs of a Huntress (Limited Collector’s Blu-ray+DVD set, Standard DVD)
25th January: Noein (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray)
25th January: Expelled From Paradise (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD set, Standard DVD)
15th February: Durarara!! x2 Shou (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, Standard DVD)
22nd February: Letter To Momo (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD set, Standard DVD)
29th February: Selector Infected WIXOSS (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, Standard DVD)
29th February: Tokyo ESP (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, Standard DVD)*
29th February: Lord Marksman and Vanadis (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, Standard DVD)*
14th March: Riddle – Story of Devil (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, Standard DVD)*
14th March: Brothers Conflict – Complete Series Collection (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, Standard DVD)*
31st March: Miss Hokusai (Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD set, Standard Blu-ray, Standard DVD)
April (TBC): Terror In Resonance (Ultimate Edition Blu-ray+DVD, Standard DVD)*[January, TBC] Mobile Suit Gundam: Part 2 of 2 (Blu-ray)*
[TBC] Gundam: Reconguista In G Part 1 (Blu-ray **subtitle-only release**)
[TBC]: Sword Art Online II: Part 3 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray+DVD combi, DVD)*
[TBC]: Gankutsuou: The Count Of Monte Cristo (Blu-ray)*
We should be able to confirm specific dates soon for those marked as tentative.