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.
According to the Oricon weekly Blu-ray ranking for the week of March 31 to April 6, the limited edition Blu-ray of Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion, the third installment of the Madoka Magica film trilogy, tops the overall ranking selling about 128,000 units in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
According to Oricon, "PreCure Ending Movie Collection ~Minna de Dance!~," which was released in Japan on March 12, was the top-selling anime Blue-ray of the week of March 10-16. It sold more than the previous top selling PreCure Blu-ray, PreCure All Stars DX3 released in July 2011. Hit the jump for more details.
The official site for the TV anime adaptation of Manta Aisora's light novel series Haiyore! Nyaruko-san has posted the jacket illustration for the upcoming Blu-ray box set for the 12-episode first season. The illustration is newly drawn by the anime series' character designer and animation director Masaaki Takiyama. Check the visual after the jump.
King Records' StarChild label has revealed the jacket illustration and 15-second TV CM for the upcoming Blu-ray box set for the 13-epidode Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko TV anime series. The illustration is newly drawn by the anime character designer Asako Nishida. Check the image and video after the jump.
Receiving a favorable reputation for the Blu-ray box set of the first Sadako 3D film last year, which contained Sadako's hair, KADOKAWA has decided to bundle weirder stuff with the BD box of its sequel Sadako 3D2. It's Sadako's hand. Check the hand after the jump.