FUNimation Reveals January Anime Release Slate - UPDATED

"Blood-C," "Toriko," and "Shin-Chan" kick off 2013

FUNimation has laid out their plans for January 2013, and it looks like the start of the year is going to really suck. The anime distributor kicks things off with a collection of the CLAMP take on Production I.G's vampire franchise, Blood-C. Then, there's the first collection of Shonen Jump foodie/fighting series Toriko, Shin-chan, and some interesting non-anime releases.

 

1/8/2013

BLOOD-C - Complete Series - Blu-ray/DVD Combo - LE - $69.98

Toriko - Part 1  - $64.98

 

1/22/2013

Harimaya Bridge - Live Action Movie - Blu-ray/DVD Combo - Reprice -$19.98

Higanjima: Escape from Vampire Island - Live Action Movie - Blu-ray/DVD Combo - Reprice -

$24.98

 

1/29/2013

Shinchan - Season Three - $49.98

Shorts International - Oscar Shorts - Blu-ray/DVD Combo  - $24.98

Short films include: God of Love, The New Tenants, Toyland, West Bank Story, The Lost Thing, Logorama, The Danish Poet, Ryan and Harvie Krumpet

 

What are you planning on purchasing?

 

UPDATE: 

via @WTK

Previously scheduled, but delayed releases that hage been bumped into January include 

* Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts: Season 2 Collection (Blu-ray / DVD Combo LE) - $69.98 - 01/15/2013
* Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt: Complete Collection (Blu-ray) - $69.98 - 01/15/2013
* Shakugan no Shana: The Movie (Blu-ray / DVD Combo) - 34.98 - 01/22/2013
* Shakugan no Shana S: OVA Series (Blu-ray / DVD Combo) - $34.98 - 01/22/2013

 

Also, contrary to FUNimation's sales book pricing, retailers are listing a $39.98 MSRP for Toriko.

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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