FUNimation Solicits June & July Titles Including "Appleseed XIII", "One Piece" Season 5
FUNimation Entertainment recently scheduled a number of anime releases for the months of June and July, featuring a mix of new titles and repackages for established properties. Dates and details follow below.
Appleseed XIII, a CG-animated series based on Shirow Masamune’s Sci-fi manga, is due on 6/4/13. The series is being released as a Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack for $64.98 MSRP; a limited edition with a collectible artbox will also be available for $69.98. Special features will include subtitled behind-the-scenes looks at every episode, as well as English voice cast commentary for episodes 7 and 12. Due on 6/11/13 is a Blu-Ray/DVD combo back for Sengoku Basara, retailing for $69.98.
Additionally, value-priced S.A.V.E. Edition releases are planned for the following:
- Birdy the Mighty – Decode for $29.98 on 6/4/13
- Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~ for Blu-Ray ($29.98) and DVD ($24.98) on 6/4/13
- Chrome Shellied Regios on DVD for $29.98 on 6/18/13
The first two seasons of the comedy Hetalia: Axis Powers are receiving an Anime Classics release on 7/9/13, retailing for $34.98. A limited edition DVD release for season 2 of Is This A Zombie? will come out on 7/16/13 for $64.98. Finally, a number of new titles are dated for 7/23/13:
- Lupin the 3rd: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine as both a limited edition ($69.98) and a regular edition ($64.98).
- One Piece Season 5, Voyage 1 for $39.98
- Fairy Tail Collection 2 for $54.98 (Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
- S.A.V.E. Editions for Seasons 1 – 5 of Case Closed, each retailing for $29.98