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“Your Name” Comes To Japanese Blu-Ray July 26

by Peter Paltridgeon May 11, 2017
Your Name, a body-swapping animated drama, is now one of the most successful films in Japanese history, grossing 24.94 billion yen. It’s become the most successful anime movie ever made, breaking the record previously held by Spirited Away. Over the past five weeks Your Name has been playing in select American theaters (in both dub […]
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Could Funimation Be Purchased By Sony?

by Peter Paltridgeon May 4, 2017
The business website Bloomberg revealed today that entertainment giant Sony is considering making a bid to purchase US anime distributor Funimation. Sony isn’t alone either; Universal (a tiny division of Comcast) was also reportedly interested in acquiring Funimation, but has decided not to go through with it. Funi is involved with both companies: Universal is […]

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Hayao Miyazaki: The Man Who Is Not Done

by Peter Paltridgeon May 1, 2017
Hayao Miyazaki, the most celebrated anime director in modern history, has announced his retirement several times. But he’s always come back to make something new (before announcing his retirement again). More recently he said he would return only to do shorts, such as “Boro the Caterpillar,” something he’s working on for the Ghibli Museum. In […]
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“One Punch Man” Has Arrived On Blu-ray

by Peter Paltridgeon April 27, 2017
Saitama is a superhero who trained so hard and perfected his body so well that he can now defeat any enemy with just one punch — becoming ONE PUNCH MAN. As he quickly finds out, though, life becomes boring and predictable when there are no challenges left. He now greets every situation with a deadpan […]

Veronica Taylor, Original Voice Of Ash Ketchum, To Attend MCM London Comic Con May 2017

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2017
She voiced the hero of a generation kids in the late 90s, voicing Pokemon’s master in training Ash Ketchum as he ventured through regions including Kanto, the Orange Islands and Johto. Now voice actress Veronica Taylor sets out on a new quest  to earn the MCM badge at the ExCel in London this May. Veronica’s […]

Anime Limited & STUDIO4°C Global ‘Mind Game’ Kickstarter Hits Initial Target Within Hours

by Grant Whiteon March 30, 2017
Anime Limited have partnered with STUDIO4°C to run a Kickstarter aimed to offer Masaaki Yuasa’s surreal animated film Mind Game on Blu-ray and DVD to a global audience. Anime Limited generally work within the UK and France but this specific Kickstarter will produce region free discs available to all interested global audiences who wish to financially […]

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Six Miyazaki Movies To Be Screened In Theaters This Year

by Peter Paltridgeon March 28, 2017
Fantom Events and GKids (a distributor of Oscar-nominated children’s features) have announced STUDIO GHIBLI FEST, a six-month-long theatrical re-release of six Hayao Miyazaki classics. My Neighbor Totoro will screen for two nights in June, Kiki’s Delivery Service will run in July, Castle in the Sky will appear in August, Nausicaa screens this September, Spirited Away […]

Anime Limited Selling Limited Production “Mobile Suit Gundam” Movie Trilogy UK Blu-ray Set

by Grant Whiteon March 4, 2017
Anime Limited have announced that the UK will see a Blu-ray release of the Mobile Suit Gundam movies. The trilogy, due to ship 27th March, will be limited to 500 units and sold strictly through the company’s online store. Other Gundam releases by the company have seen mass retail release but the limited release for […]

New “Pokemon: I Choose You” Trailer Brings The Nostalgia

by Peter Paltridgeon March 1, 2017
Last year, the 20th animated Pokemon movie, “I Choose You,” was announced on the occasion of Pokemon’s 20th birthday. (The franchise is now 21.) The anniversary movie was revealed as a remake of the very first Poke-animation ever: the anime’s first episode. At the time it was announced all we had were a couple screenshots […]

Anime Limited Gets To Burning A UK Blu-ray Release For ‘Martian Successor Nadesico’

by Grant Whiteon February 6, 2017
Anime Limited have announced they will be producing a Blu-ray boxset for 90’s mecha satire Martian Successor Nadesico. Future Earth finds itself outclassed by the invading robotic armies of the Jovian Lizards. In response the arms manufacturer Nergal Heavy Industries independently produces a state of the art battleship, the Nadesico. The ship is staffed by […]