Nippon Columbia announced yesterday that it will release a live Blu-ray "The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls 1st Live Wonderful M@gic!!" in late November. The first concert featuring The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls voice actresses was filmed in Chiba Prefecture on April 5 and 6. Check the 150-second trailer after the jump.
Following the amazing first day record, Walt Disney Studio Japan again announced today that the "MovieNEX" set of its 3DCG musical fantasy film Frozen, which contains both a DVD and Blu-ray disc, has sold more than 2 million units in Japan in only five days since its release on July 16. Hit the jump for more details.
CG musical fantasy film Frozen sold 661,000 Blu-ray discs in its first day of release in Japan, Oricon reported yesterday. While still running in theaters, it has easily become the top-selling Blu-ray of all time surpassing the previous record set by Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance in 2010. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the latest Oricon weekly sales ranking, the limited edition of the first Blu-ray disc of the on-going TV anime Love Live! School Idol Project Second Season, which was released on June 20, sold about 82,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray of the week in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
According to Oricon's latest weekly ranking, the seventh and final volume of Sunrise's popular OVA series Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn tops both DVD and Blu-ray's general sales rankings selling 41,000 DVDs and 118,000 Blu-ray units (limited edition: 100,000/regular edition: 18,000). Hit the jump for more details.
The official site for SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation, 12-episode TV anime featuring Nitroplus' mascot girl Super Sonico, has revealed the details of the upcoming 4th Blu-ray/DVD. The limited edition of the disc comes with a wearable bikini swimsuit. Check the details after the jump.
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.
It is officially announced that Bandai Visual will release two Blu-ray disc sets of Sunrise's 1999-2000 TV ∀ Gundam (Turn A Gundam) in Japan. It was aired on Fuji TV for 50 episodes from April 9, 2009 to April 14, 2000. Hit the jump for more details.
As of the release of "Sore wa Bokutachi no Kiseki," the OP song for the on-going second season of the Love Live! School Idol Project TV anime, on April 23, the franchise has shipped one million units of Love Live!-related music CD, DVD, and Blu-ray, the official Twitter account revealed. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the 40-second CM posted last month, Warner Japan's official YouTube anime channel has released a content-packed 5-minute trailer for the upcoming "RO-KYU-BU! LIVE 2013-FINAL GAME-" Blu-ray disc featuring the popular voice actress unit of the same name. Check their cute performances after the jump.
The first volume of the Blu-ray discs for the 2014 April sci-fi robot TV anime Knights of Sidonia is scheduled to be released in Japan on May 28. The official site for the anime has posted a part of the special footage for the disc, a launch-preparation scene from a different angle. Hit the jump for more information.