NIS has finally gotten their art posted for the upcoming Umineko: When They Cry Premium Edition sets. Here’s what they will look like: Both sets are due to street on December 4th.
One day after sending out their January schedule, Funimation sent over an update to let us know that they have changed the price for the first Toroki boxed set. The original MSRP was $64.98, but the new MSRP is now… Continue Reading
A lot of people have been asking if the upcoming Lain BD from Funimation is going to be a native master or an upscale. I asked the product manager in Houston, and he gave us some good news this morning:… Continue Reading
I’ve got two announcements to pass on to you this afternoon before we cut out of here for the weekend: 1) Funimation sent us a note letting us know that they are finally re-scheduling the Strike Witches 2 BD/DVD set. It’s being… Continue Reading
We learned today that Sentai’s September BD release of Persona 4 is the latest North American release to succumb to paranoid Japanese re-importation fears: Sentai Filmworks has announced that its upcoming Blu-ray Disc release of the Persona 4 The Animation… Continue Reading
After pursuing the folks at Neurowear for almost a year to get their new Necomimi Cat Ears imported to the states, I’m happy to announce that our first shipment of the official North American version is on the way and… Continue Reading
Each Japanese anime producer it seems has a different strategy regarding how to reduce BD re-imports and protect their market in Japan. Kadokawa’s answer to the problem is apparently to prevent international BD releases all together. Other companies, most notably… Continue Reading
While we haven’t received a single customer complaint or issue regarding the recently released Toradora and Persona premium DVD sets, apparently there have been a small number of people of have reported certain quality issues with the DVD’s contained in… Continue Reading