The first UK volume of Steins;Gate came with the announcement that Manga had received exclusive rights to use the original Japanese covers. After picking the first volume cover themselves, the second volume has been put up for a fan vote with three possible designs to choose from. The cover which recieves the most votes will […]
Manga Entertainment UK and Kaze have announced a selection of release date changes. The DVD and Blu-ray release Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works has been postponed to 30th September. Additionally Bleach Complete Series 11 will now be released 2nd September and Penguindrum Part 2 will now be released on 7th October.
The Manga Entertainment/KAZE upcoming Blu-ray release of Un-Go has been discovered to have a playback error: “There has been a QC (Quality Control) error. We have tested the Blu-ray disc again, to find that it is not compatible with Panasonic devices. We are investigating the reasons for this to the fullest extent. KAZE apologise for […]
Review: "Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror Blu-ray (UK Edition)": Reflections On Childhood
The first thing that struck me about this film was the contradiction in the title. ‘Oblivion Island’ brought up Elder Scrolls-style images of gothic adventure and battles against demonic hordes. But right next to it was the subtitle ‘Haruka and the Magic Mirror’, which sounds considerably softer and child friendly. It both raises and deflates […]
Manga Entertainment UK have announced they have licensed the animated adaptation of One Piece for UK distribution. The first volume, containing the first 26 episodes, will be released 27th May 2013. Volumes will then follow every two months, with three further volumes currently slated for the rest of the year. One Piece has long been […]
The magical girl genre is one of the cornerstones of anime. For as long as conflicted boys have been stumbling into secret army mecha, girls have likewise been on adventures of self discovery by becoming costumed defenders who fight with the powers of hope and magic. In the same way, the concept has been explored […]