Out This Week – 12th September 2016

Last week saw some industry changing news that seemly came out of nowhere and if you haven’t seen our article on the Crunchyroll / Funimation partnership then check it out here. Meanwhile, its business as usual for most and we have a number of releases coming this week.

Another week a little light on anime titles before it gets stepped up at the end of the month. MVM Entertainment once again kicks off the week with Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East Season 2 Collection available on both Blu-ray and DVD. Manga Entertainment brings us Naruto‘s comedy spin-off title Naruto: Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals Collection 1 available on DVD. You can read our review of Naruto: Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals here and you can also expect a review for Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East Season’s 1 & 2 out very soon.

There’re some interesting manga titles coming out this week including Spoof on Titan, a 4-panel parody-spinoff manga series to the popular Attack on Titan, from Kodansha Comics. Tsutomu Nihei’s Blame! see’s a brand new run in the English speaking would thanks to the brilliant people over at Vertical Inc. There is, of course, many more and be sure to check out our monthly manga schedule, links can be found below.

This week will see Square Enix’s Dragon Quest VII making it’s way to Nintendo 3DS, MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death hits PlayStation Vita from Idea Factory International, Inc. Let’s not forget that the Visual Novel PSYCHO-PASS: Mandatory Happiness arrives on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Steam from NIS America.

Anime Releases
Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East Season 2 Collection [Blu-ray / DVD] (MVM Entertainment)
Naruto: Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals Collection 1 [DVD] (Manga Entertainment)

Manga Releases
Devils and Realist [Vol. 10] (Seven Seas Entertainment)
Dragonar Academy [Vol. 10] (Seven Seas Entertainment)
Hour of the Zombie [Vol. 2] (Seven Seas Entertainment)
Merman in My Tub [Vol. 4] (Seven Seas Entertainment)
Not Lives [Vol. 3 (Seven Seas Entertainment)
Testament of Sister New Devil, The [Vol. 3] (Seven Seas Entertainment)
Happiness [Vol. 1] (Kodansha Comics)
Attack on Titan: Junior High [Vol. 5] (Kodansha Comics)
Blame! [Vol. 1] (Vertical Inc)
Devil Survivor [Vol. 7] (Kodansha Comics)
Forget Me Not [Vol. 4] (Kodansha Comics)
Persona 4 [Vol. 4] (Udon Entertainment)
Reminiscence: Kwang-Hyun Kim Freezing Illustrations (Udon Entertainment)
Spoof on Titan (Attack on Titan) [Vol. 1] (Kodansha Comics)
Street Fighter Unlimited: The New Journey [Vol. 1] (Udon Entertainment)

Game Releases
Dragon Quest VII [3DS] (Nintendo)
MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death [PSV] (Idea Factory International, Inc.)
PSYCHO-PASS: Mandatory Happiness [PS4 / PSV / Steam] (NIS America)

For full details on what anime and manga are coming out, this month check out our anime and manga schedules. New schedules are published at the beginning of each month and are updated as much as possible throughout the month. Let us know what you’re picking up on Twitter and Facebook.