The official Twitter for the 4K remaster edition Blu-ray box of Leda: The Fantastic Adventure of Yohko has posted its outer case illustration newly drawn by the original character designer/animation director Mutsumi Inomata. It has been 34 years since the Kunihiko Yuyama-directed OVA was released in Japan. Check out her latest art of the classic fantasy anime heroine after the jump!
To promote the upcoming release of the 4K remaster edition Blu-ray box of Genmu Senki Leda/Leda: The Fantastic Adventure of Yohko on June 19, 2019, Toho animation's official YouTube channel has posted a comparison video between its original SD images and remastered ones. See how the 1985 OVA is cleaned up by the latest technology after the jump.
Toho announced today that a 4K remaster edition Blu-ray box of Genmu Senki Leda/Leda: The Fantastic Adventure of Yohko is set to be released on June 19, 2019. It has been just 34 years since the 72-minute OVA was released in Japan on March 1, 1985. Hit the jump for more details.
Aniplex announced today that a 11-disc Blu-ray box set of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, the 64-episode second TV anime adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist fantasy action manga series aired in Japan from April 2009 to July 2010, is set to be released on April 3, 2019. The price is 41,040 yen (about 378 US dollars). Hit the jump for more information.
The forthcoming TV anime Date A Live Ⅲ (three) will be released in two DVD/Blu-ray box sets in May and June 2019, and its first set's limited edition will come with a 1/7 scale figure of one of its heroines, Kurumi Tokisaki, announced at the advance screening event for its first episode held in Tokyo on Monday. Hit the jump for more details.
Aniplex unveils the jacket illustration for the forthcoming Blu-ray box set of the TV anime adaptation of Naoshi Komi's romantic comedy manga Nisekoi, newly drawn by the anime character designer/chief animation director Nobuhiro Sugiyama. Check out the details of the special box, including four web CMs newly narrated by the anime heroines and a bonus item collection after the jump.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the main staff members of the Yu Yu Hakusho anime series have started posting their newly drawn character illustrations on V-STORAGE, the official website for Bandai Namco Arts' two labels, Emotion and Bandai Visual, since yesterday. Check out the first three illustrations of Botan, Kurama, and Kuwabara after the jump!
On the release day of the original long novel series' long-awaited 16th volume in Japan, it is also announced that the Blu-ray boxes of the first three TV anime adaptations of Hajime Kanzaka's long-running fantasy light novel series Slayers: Slayers (1995), Slayers NEXT (1996), and Slayers TRY (1997), will be released from King Records in Japan for the first time. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the first one last week, BANDAI NAMCO Arts' official YouTube channel has posted two more footage from the newly-produced bonus anime that will be included in the upcoming Blu-ray box set of the TV anime Horizon on the Middle of Nowhere. And it is also confirmed that the bonus anime will animate highlight scenes from the novel's 26th volume and episodes from its next final 29th volume. Watch the action-packed clips after the jump!
As reported, the upcoming Blu-ray box set of the TV anime Horizon on the Middle of Nowhere to be released on December 21, 2018, will come with various bonus contents, including a newly-produced anime footage. BANDAI NAMCO Arts' official YouTube channel has started streaming a three-minute highlight clip featuring the return of its main characters.
Aniplex announced today that a seven-disc HD-remastered Blu-ray box set of the first season of the City Hunter TV anime based on Tsukasa Hojo's action comedy manga series is set to be released at 50,000 yen (about 452 US dollars) on January 30, 2019. The Sunrise-animated first season was aired for 51 episodes in Japan from April 1987 to March 1988. Hit the jump for more details.
Minoru Kawakami's light novel series Horizon on the Middle of Nowhere has finally started telling its final chapter. In commemoration of reaching its climax, a nine-disc Blu-ray box including its two TV anime adaptations' all 26 episodes is set to be released on December 21, 2018, with a newly-written novel and a newly-produced animation. Hit the jump for more details.
To promote the release in Japan tomorrow, Pony Canyon's official anime YouTube channel has posted a special video to explain how to open the Blu-ray box of the 12-episode TV anime Frame Arms Girls and to show its bonus contents: a 64-page booklet and a set of 12 illustrated cards. Check out the special item in video after the jump!