To commemorate its fifth anniversary, "Aikatsu Stars! 5th anniversary ALL☆STARS Blu-ray BOX," a 17-disc set including the Aikatsu Stars! TV anime series' all 100 episodes and its feature film Aikatsu Stars! The Movie, is scheduled to be released on November 5, 2021. Hit the jump for more details.
Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel is now streaming a five-and-half minute digest clip of the "Free! Series Orchestra Concert 2020" Blu-ray disc. Listen to the Sengoku Academy Philharmonic Orchestra's powerful sound after the jump!
On the release day of "Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Blu-ray Box STANDARD EDITION" in Japan today, King Amuesment Creative released special comments from the anime's four main voice cast members - Yoshino Takamori (Nadia), Noriko Hidaka (Jean), Kumiko Takizawa (Grandis), and Akio Otsuka (Nemo). Check out what the four think about the anime 30 years after its original broadcast aftert the jump!
Frontier Works (Animate group) has announced that a two-disc complete Blu-ray box set including all of the Saber Marionette anime series is scheduled to be released in Japan on March 24, 2021. Saber Marinette was one of the most successful mixed-media projects in the mid-1990s, created by Satoru Akahori (NG Knight Ramune & 40, Sakura Wars) and Hiroshi Negi (Tenchi Muyo!). Hit the jump for more details.
To promote its release in Japan on July 3, 2020, Happinet's official YouTube channel has started streaming a 110-second SD/HD comparison clip for the forthcoming Blu-ray box of the TV anime Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai. The clip shows how the visuals are upgraded in the high-quality full HD remastered edition from the original Japanese TV broadcast edition.
It has been confirmed that the first TV anime adaptation of the Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai manga written by Riku Sanjo and illustrated by Koji Inada is set to be released in Japan on July 3, 2020. The Toei Animation-produced TV anime was aired for 46 episodes from October 1991 to September 1992, and this is its first video product since the VHS releases in the 1990s. Hit the jump for more details.
In addition to the upcoming Tokyo Mew Mew 2020 Re-Turn manga by the original creators, the fans will get another gift from the Tokyo Mew Mew franchise. Frontier Works (Animate group) has announced that a Blu-ray box of the 52-episode Tokyo Mew Mew TV anime series is set to be released on April 24, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.
"Aikatsu! ALL SEASON Blu-ray Matsuri!!," a 31-disc (4,445 minutes) complete Blu-ray box set including all of the episodes of the first Aikatsu! TV series and its three films is confirmed to be released from Happinet on March 3, 2020. The first installment of the Aikatsu! idol anime franchise was aired for 178 episodes from October 2012 to March 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter for the forthcoming Dirty Pair Complete Blu-ray box has posted an illustration for its three-sided outer case newly drawn by the 1985 first Dirty Pair TV anime's character designer Tsukasa Dokite. The 59-year-old animator is still very active in anime industry. Hit the jump for his first Yuri and Kei art after a long time!
The Love Live! franchise's official YouTube channel has posted a 50-second new CM for "Love Live! 9th Anniversary Blu-ray BOX" narrated by none other than Emi Nitta as Honoka Kosaka from μ’s. The box includes all 26 episodes of the Love Live! TV anime's two seasons and the 2015 film Love Live! The School Idol Movie. Check out her voice after the jump!
Tokyo-based company Happinet announced today that it will release a Blu-ray box of Sunrise's classic super robot TV anime Muteki Koujin Daitarn 3/Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3 on December 3, 2019. This is first time for the 1978-1979 TV anime to get its BD box. Hit the jump for more details including a SD/HD comparison video.
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Haruka Takachiho's long-running Dirty Pair sci-fi action novel series, VAP will release a complete Blu-ray box including all of its anime adaptation series produced from 1985 to 1996. Hit the jump for more details including a comparison video between the DVD and the remastered Blu-ray visuals.
Today on the release day of the 4K remaster edition Blu-ray box of Genmu Senki Leda/Leda: The Fantastic Adventure of Yohko, Toho revealed product photos of a new 1/7 scale figure of its protagonist Yohko Asagiri to be released in late December of this year. Check out the details of the limited-production item and the anime's special exhibition after the jump.