VAP has confirmed that a Blu-ray box containing the three anime adaptations of Haruka Takachiho's science fiction light novel series Crusher Joe is set for a release on December 14, 2016. The feature film released in March 1983 will be remastered in 4K format, while the two OVAs in 1989 will be in 2K format. Hit the jump for more details.
In commemoration of the fifth anniversary of its TV broadcast in Japan, Bandai Visual will release a 12-disc Blu-ray box set of Sunrise's 2011 hero action anime series Tiger & Bunny on October 26. The set includes a newly recorded audio drama CD "Blue Rose's Midnight Ice Cream Returns!!!!." Check the sample audio and three CMs after the jump.
Kadokawa will release a Blu-ray box set of the 10-episode TV anime adaptation of Morohe Yoshida's love-comedy manga Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha. in Japan on January 29. The manga author provides a newly-drawn art featuring the protagonist girl Inari Fushimi and a local god Ukano Mitama no Kami for its box. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the Mikakunin de Shinkoukei/Engaged to the Unidentified anime franchise today posted a four-minute digest of "Mikakunin DE Ryokoukei," a 90-minute bonus footage for the upcoming Blu-ray box set. It features a trip of the three main voice actresses, Haruka Terui, Eriko Matsui and Yuri Yoshida. Check their trip to Fukushima after the jump.
It is confirmed that a 9-disc Blu-ray box of Tatsunoko Production's 1992-1993 TV anime series Tekkaman Blade will be released in Japan at the price of 41,040 yen (about 333 US dollars) on January 27, 2016. The set also includes the 6-episode sequel OVA Tekkaman Blade II. Hit the jump for more details.
Kadokawa has posted a 30-second CM for the upcoming digitally-remastered Blu-ray box of the five anime films and two OVA series based on Hajime Kanzaka's popular light novel series Slayers narrated by Lina Inverse (CV: Megumi Hayashibara) and Naga the White Serpent (Maria Kawamura). Check the clip after the jump.
Japanese online retailers including Amazon Japan and Animate have listed the digitally-remastered Blu-ray box of the five Slayers anime films and two OVA series for a release on October 30, 2015. It was originally scheduled for February 27, 2015, but was cancelled three months before it. Hit the jump for more details.
Toei has announced that it will release "Devilman Blu-ray COLLECTION," a seven-Blu-ray disc box set of the 1972-73 TV anime adaptation of one of Go Nagai's representative manga works, on October 7, 2015. Its outer jacket illustration is newly drawn by Kazuhiro Ochi (Angel Tales, PoPoLoCrois). Hit the jump for more details.
Pony Canyon's official YouTube anime channel today posted a one-minute PV for the upcoming release of the Blu-ray box of the 2012 TV anime Busou Shinki based on Konami Digital Entertainment's action figure series. The box set comes with the unaired 13th episode. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially confirmed that the digitally-remastered Blu-ray box of the five anime films and two OVA series based on Hajime Kanzaka's popular light novel series in 1990s, Slayers, will be finally released in Japan on February 27, 2015. They are newly remastered from the original 35mm negative films. Hit the jump for more details.
It had previously been announced that Macross F will have a gorgeous new Blu-ray boxset, but are you ready to see the equally gorgeous new illustration of the galactic fairy and galactic idol who are featured on the package? See the images after the jump!