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UK Anime Distributor Manga Animatsu Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Anime Industry Discussion' started by AbZeroNow, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. Buzzkillington

    Buzzkillington Stand User

    Wait, what? How does importing something make someone a hypocrite? :S
     
  2. Jaysgba

    Jaysgba Magical Girl

    If I imported a Sentai release when Manga are doing a "Deluxe" edition, it would make me a hypocrite. So I'll have to buy both.
     
  3. Buzzkillington

    Buzzkillington Stand User

    Oh right sorry I misunderstood, I thought you meant importing in general lol my mistake.
     
  4. thedoctor2016

    thedoctor2016 Death Scythe

    Same and for Amagi too.
     
  5. Jaysgba

    Jaysgba Magical Girl

    Tone is hard to communicate on a forum, sorry.
     
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  6. Peachy

    Peachy Bumpkin AUKN Staff

    Same(ish) ! No matter what I tried it would not play on my region free Blu-Ray player. PS4, no problem!
     
  7. Joshawott

    Joshawott Monsieur Monster AUKN Staff

    Manga Entertainment announced some heavy delays today, including Kimnoza Season 1 being pushed all the way back to October (originally scheduled for April, iirc?).

    Gatchaman Crowds Insight DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack
    New release date: 15/05/17

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Complete Season 1 Collection
    New release date: 26/06/17

    Kinmoza! Complete Season 1 Blu-ray/DVD Combo
    New release date: 09/10/17

    We Are X DVD
    New release date: 22/05/17

    Boruto The Movie
    New release date: 05/06/17

    Yo-Kai Watch Season 1 DVD
    New release date: 17/07/17

    Ghost In The Shell: SAC – Individual Eleven Blu-ray
    New release date: 29/05/17
    Due to unanticipated complications with source material

    Ghost In The Shell: SAC – The Laughing Man Blu-ray
    New release date: 29/05/17
    Due to unanticipated complications with source material

    Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Complete Season 1 Collection
    New release date: 12/06/17

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Complete Season 2 Collection
    New release date: 31/07/17
    To accommodate the shift of Season 1

    Hello! Kinmoza! Complete Season 2 Blu-ray/DVD Combo
    New release date: 04/12/17
    To accommodate the shift of Season 1
     
  8. Jaysgba

    Jaysgba Magical Girl

    Pokemon Movie 19 has popped up on Amazon on DVD and BD for a May 15th release. No release date parity with Germany this time, sadly. Hopefully Manga can at least manage to get the 5.1 audio track this time - Germany's release will no doubt have it as per usual.
     
  9. Ferensviel

    Ferensviel Completely Average High School Student

    I wish they would release 5cm per Second on Bluray, I have all of Shinkai's other films on Bluray now apart from this :( Off the top of my head I know that Kazé released it on Bluray in Italy, so the original issue of ComixWave not allowing a UK Bluray release can't still be a problem.
     
  10. Lord Bacchus

    Lord Bacchus Dandy Guy, in Space

    The reason there is no 5cm Blu-ray in English speaking territories is that they produced a Blu-ray in Japan called the "5cm Per Second Global Edition" which has several languages, including both the English dub and English subs. It is in a normal amaray case, but it has a pink box instead of blue. It can still be found on Amazon for about £60 through 3rd party sellers, or bought direct from Amazon Japan. I get that it's terrible as the only option though, since it's so expensive for what it is. If you're a super fan and just want to have everything on Blu-ray though, it is there as an option.

    Here's a link to it:

    5 Centimeters per Second: Global Edition 2007 Blu-ray Region Free English/Japanese...: Amazon.co.uk: DVD & Blu-ray

    For whatever reason they decided that only English speaking territories couldn't produce their own Blu-ray, probably because English is on the Global Edition. Kaze was able to get rights to their own one probably just because the languages they cater to weren't on the global edition. I don't believe this is going to change for English speaking territories though, so the Japan copy is probably the only way to get a Blu-ray in English.
     
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2017
  11. DragonBlaze67

    DragonBlaze67 Stand User

    Isn't Discotek releasing 5cm or is it another Shinkai film I'm thinking of.
     
  12. Mangaranga

    Mangaranga Za Warudo

    FYI, Discotek recently released the film on Blu-ray and it's actually the best release of the film going. Looks as good as the Japanese BD and has three Lossless audio tracks (EN 2.0 & JP 4.0/2.0) versus the two lossy tracks on the JP BD (EN 2.0 and JP 4.0). Given that the disc itself was actually mastered way back in September, it wouldn't surprise me if the disc was actually the one intended to be included in Anime Limited's constantly delayed Shinkai Collection.
     
  13. Lord Bacchus

    Lord Bacchus Dandy Guy, in Space

    Oh damn, it appears I was going off old information there. And now I need to import that. I love Discotek.
     
  14. Jaysgba

    Jaysgba Magical Girl

    Amazon have revealed some upcoming release dates.
    One Punch Man CE - July 3rd
    Soul Eater NOT! Blu-ray - July 3rd
    School-Live! - July 24th
    Sword Art Online Season 1 - August 14th
    Food Wars CE - August 28th
    Yu-Gi-Oh! ZeXal Collection 1 - August 28th
     
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  15. Buzzkillington

    Buzzkillington Stand User

    Is there a reason why they didn't release Soul Eater NOT! on BD to begin with? I know it wasn't great (awful actually, or the few episodes I saw were anyway) but I would have thought a BD would be viable.

    I'll be curious to see what Kaze do with OPM as unlike the rest it's a show I'd like to own.
     
  16. Azar

    Azar Brigade Leader

    Why not just bring Soul Eater out on BD as well? Surely that's more important. :(
     
  17. sniper_samurai

    sniper_samurai Adventurer

    Seems Amazon currently have the dvd version of SAO season 1 mispriced at £9.99
     
  18. crashmatt

    crashmatt Hunter

    I'm interested in that One Punch Man set. Even though its Kaze it looks nice. I will wait and see what the SAO box set looks like before I buy it.
     
  19. Lord Bacchus

    Lord Bacchus Dandy Guy, in Space

    Considering it was originally released in four standard boxes, I would assume SAO is just a barebones release.
     
  20. crashmatt

    crashmatt Hunter

    I only have the DVD sets at the moment so it would still be an upgrade for me