Newswire #94 – 4th Nov 2016
November 4, 2016 · 2 comments
With everything that’s been going on at Anime Limited HQ the past few months, it’s resulted in it being a good few weeks since we had a proper Newswire to share with you. And chances are today might be your last Newswire for a few more weeks as we have lots of things to get sorted and moving onto following MCM London Comic Con this past weekend.
So the purpose of this Newswire is very much to bring you up to speed on where certain things stand, and a few additional notes for upcoming releases you should be aware of. As a note, if we don’t mention an upcoming title that you’re looking forward to it simply means that no news to share at this time. Read on below for your latest updates.
FOLLOW-UP TO ANNOUNCEMENTS LAST WEEKEND
– First of a massive thanks to everyone to who came by our stand and attended our panels at MCM London Comic Con this past weekend. We hope you had a great a time as we did! In case your weren’t keeping up over the weekend we made lots of announcements. You can catchup on all of those in the links below:
- Roundup of announcements from Day 1
- Roundup of announcements from Day 2
- Roundup of announcements from Day 3
Following on from those announcements, we have now an update on each title we announced to share with you. (Please note the above links will be updated with the following bits of information shortly too, but at time of publishing have not been.)
– Free! Iwatobi Swim Club
The only information we can add to the original announcement is that our projected release is at this time during the second quarter of 2017. But that is by no means a lock, please take that with a grain of salt.
– Mob Psycho 100
We can now confirm this will be coming to both Blu-ray and DVD in 2017. Release window is still being worked out and once we have more info we can share we’ll let you know.
– Assassination Classroom Season 2
This will be a title we’re distributing for Funimation. As was the case with the first season, we can confirm it will be released on both Blu-ray and DVD over two parts, Season 2 Part 1 and Season 2 Part 2. We haven’t got a projected release window for this, but we’re hoping Season 2 Part 1 will be available during Q2 2017. More details as we can share them.
– Kiss Him, Not Me
This will be coming to both Blu-ray and DVD. We haven’t got a release window for this yet, but we can confirm that it will be available to stream through Crunchyroll very soon. Please keep an eye out for more information.
– March Comes in Like a Lion
No other information to share at this time – mostly because it is currently airing. But don’t forget you can watch new episodes each week as it’s streaming right now at Crunchyroll.
– A Silent Voice
As things stand it’s looking like the limited cinema screenings will be taking place tentatively in January. There will be more details forthcoming soon.
– Evangelion 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone
As we mentioned before, we will be giving this the Collector’s Edition treatment and today we can confirm this will be arriving on 16th January 2017. Read more about this in the Anime Limited / All The Anime Updates section below.
– Princess Arete
We haven’t got any other details to share at this time other than the fact it will be receiving a release on both Blu-ray and DVD in 2017.
– Joker Game
This will be receiving a release on both Blu-ray and DVD in 2017, release window is to be confirmed but at this stage it won’t be until likely Q3 2017 at the earliest.
– Ace Attorney
At this time we can confirm it will be getting a release on both Blu-ray and DVD, but we don’t have a time frame on a release window.
– Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale
As we mentioned this will be coming to cinemas in March 2017. At this time we can confirm that these will be subtitle-only screenings, as we don’t if an English dub will be in the works for this, let alone in time for our screenings.
We also want to make it known we’re looking to get this screened in as many locations as possible. We’ll have more updates for you as we can bring them.
– Tenchi GXP
This will be a title we’re distributing for Funimation and we can confirm that this will be a DVD only release, as was the case in the USA.
– Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
All we can confirm at this time is that this will be a Blu-ray only. There is no release window/date set at this time.
– Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers
This will be coming to both Blu-ray and DVD, but we don’t have a release window/date set at this time.
– Dagashi Kashi
This will be a title we’re distributing for Funimation in 2017. It will be coming to both Blu-ray and DVD, but we can’t confirm a release window/date at this time.
– Silver Spoon
We know it’s been a big question from many of you the past few days, but today we can confirm that will be releasing this on Blu-ray only. We can also confirm we do have rights to both seasons of the series. No release window/date set at this time but more details will be shared as we can bring them to you.
And that’s the latest update on all of our announcements from last weekend.
ANIME LIMITED / ALL THE ANIME UPDATES
– A head ups that there will be an update on Your Name being in cinemas this month coming early next week. The update will have information on new screenings as well as the English dub cast!
If you haven’t already you can book your tickets to see subtitled and dubbed screenings of the film at YourNameTheMovie.co.uk
– This week sees the release of the highly anticipated Psycho-Pass The Movie as a Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD set and on DVD. You can find out more about our release in THIS POST HERE. Check out the trailer below.
– Next week, 7th November, sees the release of the second Project Itoh film: Harmony on Ltd Edition Blu-ray/DVD Steel Box and DVD, and the complete series of Gundam Reconguista in G on Blu-ray. You can see a complete unboxing of Regonguista in G HERE, and we’ll have an unboxing of Harmony coming for you soon.
You can watch the trailers for both below.
– In some news that may surprise you, we have now brought the release date of our Outlaw Star Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray forward from the 5th of December to the 14th of November! The reason for this is that earlier this week a retailer was sent their allocation of stock early, and consequently began shipping orders immediately despite it being a month ahead of the street date. So as to make sure everyone can receive their copy of Outlaw Star in a timely manner we brought the release date overall forward by a few weeks to 14th November.
You can read more about our release in the unboxing we posted here our site late last week.
In light of this news, the 14th November is now an even more stacked release day with the following being available:
- Escaflowne Ultimate Edition Blu-ray
- Miss Hokusai – Ultimate Edition Blu-ray/DVD, standard edition Blu-ray and standard edition DVD.
- Outlaw Star Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray
- Your Lie In April Part 1 – Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, standard DVD
– next releases, 14th November
– Speaking of Escaflowne Ultimate Edition, you can check out our full unboxing of the Ultimate Edition HERE.
– As we mentioned earlier, Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone will be arriving on 16th January. Our Collector’s Edition release will come pack in a rigid case and inside that a digipack to hold the two discs (1 x Blu-ray + 1 x DVD) and there will also be a booklet and art cards included too. You can see a first glimpse of what our release will look like below:
~ AllTheAnime.com Early-Bird Pre-Order offer ~
Until Monday 7th November 2016 you can pre-order our Ltd Collector’s Edition release of Evangelion 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone for only £19.99
Details at our AllTheAnime.com web shop HERE.
Check out the trailer for the film below.
FUNIMATION TITLE UPDATES
– As mentioned earlier in this Newswire, Assassination Classroom Season 2, Dagashi Kashi and Tenchi GXP will be coming to the UK through Funimation. There will be more information to bring you as we can share it.
– Available now are the Blu-ray/DVD combi packs of High School DxD BorN and Yurikuma Arashi. You can watch the trailer for each below.
And that about wraps up this edition of the Newswire! As a heads up, I (Jeremy) will be away for the next few weeks so chances are this might be the last Newswire during that time. However if there’s any news to share it will be done on our Facebook and Twitter pages during this time, so please do keep an eye out for any updates.
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