Posts tagged with "Viz Media"

Bleach Series 14 Part 2 DVD Review

Bleach Series 14 Part 2 DVD Review
With the end of the current Fall of the Arrancar and the storyline surrounding Eizen looking set to be wrapped up, this latest Bleach release courtesy of Manga Entertainment promised to potentially be a must have purchase for both fans and casual viewers alike. This season features episodes 304-316 and as mentioned, on paper, looks to be a must have DVD. However once you start watching it you begin to see that all may not be what you first thought... 

Blood Lad review

Blood Lad review
In the form of a comedy from the underworld, Blood Lad was a well written concoction made up of all the ingredients needed to create an enjoyable seinen anime. With themes of supernatural action throughout, Blood Lad is another great example of how anime can turn the stereotypes of ‘scary’ demons and underworld creatures on their heads. Just like how Black Butler made demons sexy and Death Note made Shinigami lovable, Blood Lad made the creatures... 

Could Assassination Classroom be the next big anime of 2015?

Could Assassination Classroom be the next big anime of 2015?
Guns, tentacles, students tasked with killing their teacher… could Assassination Classroom have all the ingredients to becoming the next big anime of 2015? With a live action film and video game on the way, it could be a popular franchise in the making. From animation studio Lerche and director Seiji Kishi, Assassination Classroom will be broadcast on Fuji TV in Japan from 9 January 2015, with FUNimation revealing that they will be streaming the... 

Jormungand Series One DVD review

Jormungand Series One DVD review
With an array of intense, action-packed battlegrounds and bullets continuously firing through dark and sometimes apocalyptic looking landscapes, Jormungand came as a pleasant surprise, offering up all the goodies that you would expect from an anime of this particular genre. Jormungand follows the story of Jonah, an eerily soulless child soldier whose life becomes intertwined with the notorious and rather eccentric arms dealer; Koko. What follows... 

Viz Media to stream Sailor Moon Crystal via Neon Alley and Hulu

Viz Media to stream Sailor Moon Crystal via Neon Alley and Hulu
It was previously reported that Viz Media had acquired the licence to the upcoming Sailor Moon Crystal for North America. However, there wasn’t anything mentioned at the time as to how they would handle the release. It has now been revealed that Viz Media will be streaming Sailor Moon Crystal on Hulu and Neon Alley on 5 July. The new anime will stream with subtitles in North America on Hulu and Neon Alley, allowing viewers to watch it for free... 

Viz Media obtains licence for original Sailor Moon anime and Sailor Moon Crystal

Viz Media obtains licence for original Sailor Moon anime and Sailor Moon Crystal
North American distributor Viz Media announced at a panel at the Anime Central convention in Chicago that they have acquired the home video, streaming and digital rights to all episodes of the original Sailor Moon anime. Viz intend to release ALL 200 episodes of Toei Animation’s Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon R, Sailor Moon S, Sailor Moon Super S and Sailor Moon Sailor Stars on Blu-Ray and DVD. The episodes will be uncut and in its original Japanese... 

Viz Media debuts K with their first-ever limited edition Blu-Ray & DVD combo pack!

Viz Media debuts K with their first-ever limited edition Blu-Ray & DVD combo pack!
Viz Media has launched the much anticipated sci-fi action thriller anime series “K” on to a limited edition Region A Blu-Ray /DVD combo pack in the US this week. The special edition pack contains the full 13 episode series which is spread across four discs and includes an extensive collection of bonus material, which in itself is unusual for anime releases. The bonus material is also not your run of the mill stuff as it includes a documentary... 

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Coming to Europe and North America in 2014

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Coming to Europe and North America in 2014
Get Back JoJo! On their news page today, Namco Bandai Games Europe announced their plans to bring manga based fighter JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle to both Europe and North America in 2014! The game is based on Hirohiko Araki‘s best selling manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure that chronicles generations of the Joestar family and their brave confrontations with devious adversaries. Developed by CyberConnect2, who previously... 

Anime Industry Panel and Manga Podcast at MCM London Comic Con May 2013

Anime Industry Panel and Manga Podcast at MCM London Comic Con May 2013
Taking place at the Main Stage of MCM London Comic Con, part one of this year’s Anime Industry Panel and Manga Podcast featured Comic Con regulars Jerome Mazandarani of Manga Entertainment UK, Tony Allen of MVM Entertainment, Kaze UK‘s Andrew Partridge and Sarah Anderson of Viz Media revealing details of forthcoming titles and anticipated releases for the forthcoming year. Beginning with trailers for eagerly awaited series Attack... 

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan coming to UK DVD in 2013

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan coming to UK DVD in 2013
Streaming site Anime on Demand dropped the news on Twitter today that Kaze UK have picked up Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan for DVD release sometime in 2013. Both seasons of the supernatural shounen series will be released through Manga Entertainment as previous Kaze titles such as Black Lagoon and “Mardock Scramble have recently. Based on the million selling manga by Hiroshi Shibashi, Nura is the tale of Rikuo Nura, a part-human part-Yokai boy whose... 
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