We’re firmly in the run up to Christmas and don’t all the publishers and distributors know it. This week we have a monster about of anime (well 10) as well as a large selection of manga. We’re heading for an exciting couple of weeks as more and more content is pumped out in time for these Xmas lists.
While start proceedings with All the Anime who bring us half of the week’s anime releases. First up is the Escaflowne Ultimate Editon on Blu-ray, note that there is a disc placement scheme already in place, see details here. Next up is the Fullmetal Alchemist Ultimate Edition on Blu-ray which has already started to make its way into the hands of eager fans. Miss Hokusai finally makes its release as an Ultimate Edition Blu-ray and standard Blu-ray and DVD. Outlaw Star returns for the first time on Blu-ray in Collector’s Edition form, you can find our review here. Lastly, All the Anime bring us the first part of Your Lie in April on Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and standard DVD.
MVM Entertainment brings Chobits Complete Collection to the UK for the first time on Blu-ray and From the New World Collection on DVD. Animatsu Entertainment brings us The Perfect Insider Series Collection as a Blu-ray & DVD combi pack while parent company Manga Entertainment treat us to two massive hits of nostalgia. Digimon: Digital Monsters Season 2 comes to DVD while Pokemon Movie Collection comes to a Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray and standard DVD. You can read our review of the Pokemon Movie Collection here.
In the world of manga we have more Bleach, My Hero Academia, One Piece and all the regular favourites.
Chobits Complete Collection [Blu-ray] (MVM Entertainment)
Digimon: Digital Monsters Season 2 [DVD] (Manga Entertainment)
Escaflowne – Ultimate Editon [Blu-ray] (All the Anime)
From the New World Collection [DVD] (MVM Entertainment)
Fullmetal Alchemist – Ultimate Edition [Blu-ray] (All the Anime)
Miss Hokusai – [Ultimate Edition Blu-ray / Standard Edition Blu-ray / DVD] (All the Anime)
Outlaw Star Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray] (All the Anime)
Pokemon Movie Collection – [Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray / DVD] (Manga Entertainment)
The Perfect Insider Series Collection [Combi Pack] (Animatsu Entertainment)
Your Lie in April Part 1 [Collector’s Edition Blu-ray / DVD] (All the Anime)
Certain Magical Index, A (Novel) [Vol. 9] (Yen Press)
Log Horizon (Novel) [Vol. 6] (Yen Press)
Manga Classics: Jane Eyre (Udon Entertainment)
Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (Novel) [Vol. 2] (Yen Press)
Sunny [Vol. 6] (Viz Media)
Attack on Titan: Lost Girls [Vol. 2] (Kodansha Comics)
Bleach (3-in-1 Edition) [Vol. 17 (49-51)] (Viz Media)
Bleach [Vol. 68] (Viz Media)
Dragon Ball Full Color Freeza Arc [Vol. 4] (Viz Media)
Haikyu!! [Vol. 5] (Viz Media)
In/Spectre [Vol. 1] (Kodansha Comics)
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 3 -Stardust Crusaders [Vol. 1] (Viz Media)
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition: Ocarina of Time [Vol. 1] (Viz Media)
Livingstone [Vol. 4] (Kodansha Comics)
My Hero Academia [Vol. 6] (Viz Media)
Naruto: Itachi’s Story: Daylight [Vol. 1] (Viz Media)
Nisekoi: False Love [Vol. 18] (Viz Media)
One Piece [Vol. 80] (Viz Media)
One-Punch Man [Vol. 9] (Viz Media)
Prince in His Dark Days, The [Vol. 2] (Kodansha Comics)
Tokyo ESP [Vol. 7] (Vertical Inc)
Toriko [Vol. 36] (Viz Media)
World Trigger [Vol. 13] (Viz Media)
Yamada-Kun & The Seven Witches [Vol. 11] (Kodansha Comics)
Yu-Gi-Oh! (3-in-1 Edition) [Vol. 8 (22-24)] (Viz Media)
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.