The official site for the Fullmetal Alchemist anime series announced today on May 28 that Aniplex will release a 8-disc Blu-ray box set of the 2003-2004 TV anime in Japan on October 29, 2014. A Blu-ray disc of its sequel film Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa will be released separately on the same day. Hit the jump for more details.
Aniplex's official online store ANIPLEX＋has started accepting pre-orders for life-size character panels of the 13 idols of 765 Production. The panels are based on the newly-drawn promotional illustrations for the hit film The Idolm@ster Movie: Kagayaki no Mukougawae! released in January this year. Check the details after the jump.
Can't get enoug of Homura from the end of Rebellion Story? Aniplex feels your pain, and they've made an incredible figure of her from the end of the film. Ready to gawk? Hit the jump for the pictures.
Tired of not being able to get exclusive items just because you live outside Japan? Well, lucky day - Aniplex has opened up a new online shop that offers up their exclusives to those of us on the outside. Check out the collection of Madoka merch and one very sexy Saber up for order after the jump.
At last weekend's inaugural AnimeJapan trade show, Aniplex present a special gallery of 28 characters from 18 series dressed in formal attire for the occasion. In addition to the gallery of portraits at their booth, there was a display of life-size figures. Get a look after the jump.
Yukata Madoka won’t be alone for long; Good Smile has a figure of Homura decked out in a yukata coming, and Aniplex posted the prototype pictures on their site. Get a look after the jump.
Not to be outdone by Anime Expo, the French Japan Expo also had its own bombshell to drop, as Aniplex announced late Saturday that it would release the long-awaited third Madoka Magica film in France weeks after the Japanese premiere, with the goal of screening in the US and Canada before the end of the year. Hit the jump for the details,
Following up on my generally positive first impressions of AnimeSols earlier this week, I follow up with my detailed first impressions on the highly anticipated Daisuki streaming portal. Read on for my impressions and what to watch out for when using the site. Hit the jump for the break down.
Aniplex of America had some huge news for attendees of its Sakura-Con panel earlier today. Along with the confirmation of the Valvrave the Liberator stream, the company also confirmed that it would re-release Gurren Lagann on home video in a new DVD boxset as well as releasing the Japanese Blu-Ray boxset slated for later this Spring. Hit the jump for all of the details
Japanese business daily Nikkei has confirmed the forthcoming launch of a new Japan-based online streaming portal backed by six major anime studios and aimed at the English-speaking market called Daisuki. Hit the jump for the details and my take.