Yesterday MCM Comic Con London May 2016 played host to Manga UK’s only panel of the weekend. On stage we have Chief Operating Officer, Jerome Mazandarani who is joined by Marketing Manager, Andrew Hewson and PR Executive, Fraser Overington.
So let’s take a look at the announcements:
Red Vs. Blue: Chorus Trilogy Steelbook – RoosterTeeth fans will be happy to know that season 11-13 of the longest running web series will be collected into an awesome steelbook that goes on sale 25th July 2016.
Soul Eater NOT – Coming this autumn!
Trinity Seven – Coming this autumn on Blu-ray and DVD.
Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! Heart Throb – Coming this August!
Naruto: Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals – Coming to DVD this autumn.
Monster Hunt – From the animators of Shrek, this live-action film was a massive success in China and become one of the country’s highest grossing films of all time! After witnessing the awesome trailer i think we’re all intrigued by this title and we can’t wait to watch it.
HaNaYaMaTa – Coming this summer!
Punch Line – Coming this summer!
Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto – Coming soon!
Digimon: Digital Monster Season 1 & 2 – Yes, thats right, Digimon is finally get a home video release in the UK! Both seasons will come as complete season sets containing all 50 episodes from that season and will be available on DVD. During the Q&A session that followed the panel Jerome stated that the assets haven’t been confirmed but will most likely it will be the TV edits much like the Yu-Gi-Oh releases.
Death Note – will be coming to Blu-ray this year along with the two relight films!
Manga UK also hinted that they will have more announcements to make over the coming weeks so stay tuned for those!
The Q&A that followed covered a lot of industry insights from the ever entertaining personality of Jerome Mazandarani. While controversial at times, Jerome, clearly has a huge passion for anime and works hard to provide the best possible quality and price to fans even when fancy unfavourable terms and conditions from Japanese licensors. Jerome Mazandarani and everyone at Manga / Animatsu we salute you.