It was confirmed yesterday that the special edition of the third volume of Magi: Sinbad no Bouken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad), a spin-off manga of Shinobu Ohtaka's popular series Magi, will bundle with an anime DVD. The volume will be released in Japan on May 17. Check the preview after the jump.
OLDCODEX's sold out Contrast Silver Tour will get a home video release on Christmas Day this year and a new preview video has been posted for fans and whoever is interested in checking out their unique live performance combining music and art together. The band sold out of all 15 shows throughout Japan for the tour that started in February, 2013 and the DVD also comes with some behind the scenes footage. Watch the video after the jump!
Who misses the Free! characters in action? The anime's official site has been updated with a teaser video of the original short anime, Fr!Fr! that will be included in vol. 3 of the BD/DVD that will be released on November 6 in Japan. 2 new episodes will feature Rin and Nitori at the Samezuka dorm and Rei when he was still learning to swim. Watch the teaser after the jump!
The Nishio Ishin Anime Project official site has been updated with the cover image for Monogatari Second Season BD/DVD vol. 2 featuring Black Hanekawa. See the image and specifications after the jump!
Summer may be over, but the announcements for Free! merchandise do not seem to stop. Free! Half Dakimakura pre-orders have opened in Japan with images that include the Mikoshiba Captain and Nitori now posted for all to see! Movic has introduced even more Iwatobi SC merchandise for those who appreciate the boys. See all and more after the jump!
Natsume Yujincho was recently turned into a unique play called a Sound Theater in Japan and the cast took the stage on September 28th. The reader's theater performance will now be available as a Blu-ray or DVD with a new OVA early next year in Japan. The Limited Edition will also include a CD-ROM with Nyanko Sensei digital contents and a color booklet. More after the jump!
The "Makai Ouji: Devils and Realist" anime's official page has been updated with the home video release information and visuals of the first limited edition that comes with 10 bonus items. The items include a reversible cover and a special postcard including a feature illustration by original manga author Yukihiro Utako and anime character designer Sadakata Kikuko. See the whole package after the jump!
Light-novel based anime Dog & Scissors will transform into a mecha-anime and then get a live action music video to promote the anime this Fall for its home video release in Japan. The mecha-anime version of the promotional short will be based on the exclusive novel to be included in the first volume of the home video release and the live-action short will feature Serizawa Yu, the voice of idol light novel writer Akituki Makishi in the show. More after the jump!
The official site for sexy swimming anime Free! has been updated with the cover art for the vol. 1 of the home video release which will be available on September 11th in Japan. The site has also updated its goods page with even more merch. See all the images after the jump!
Japanese fast food chain Lotteria will sell a special burger to celebrate the release of Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo on Blu-ray and DVD on Wednesday in Japan. The burger, named "Q Dan Cheese Burger" has 9 beef patties and slices of cheese, which is a pun on the pronunciation of number "9" in Japanese, "Kyu". Get a good look after the jump!
Did you watch episode 9 of Amnesia, yet? Toma is heating up things in the way that I didn't expect the otome game based anime would do! Just in time, the Amnesia official site also updated with the cover of vol. 1 of their home video release. Click for the photos!
The Nekomonogatari official site has updated with new information on the cover of vol. 2 of the home video release. The cover features two characters from the story and one has never been on a cover of any Monogatari series home video release. Find out who after the jump!