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Memories (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Katsuhiro Otomo’s anthology film returns to the UK with a Blu-ray release (using Discotek’s disc) and Anime Limited’s very own collector’s packaging.

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December 2022 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll wraps up the year with a few limited edition sets including fan favourites Mushoku Tensei and My Hero Academia.

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Otaku Collection Haul for August 2022

This month’s haul includes a bunch of hauls that consist of multiple items, including the return of both Discotek Media and Sentai Filmworks, and finally the inclusion of…

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November 2022 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll releases their first Bilibili Chinese anime series and also their first new title from their catalog not tied to Funimation!

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Emma: A Victorian Romance Season 2 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The second season of Emma: A Victorian Romance manages to reach the UK not long after the first season’s release, and I have an early copy of the…

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InuYasha Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The first season of InuYasha got a re-release from Anime Limited for the UK, on Blu-ray with a better presentation compared to the Viz Media release.

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The Dragon Dentist (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

Studio Khara’s Dragon Dentist series finally went on offer during Anime Limited’s Summer sale, so I was able to pick it up after watching the original short during…

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Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Another one of Crunchyroll’s titles was released by Anime Limited earlier in the year and I picked it up!

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Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The third season of DanMachi finally received its premium limited edition set and shipped out early!

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Combatants Will Be Dispatched! (Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

Another one of Natsume Akatsuki’s fantasy anime series is finally out on Blu-ray, so I picked up the limited edition!

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Fire Force Season 2 Parts 1 & 2 (Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

The second season of Fire Force was released on home video in the west last year, and with the LE going on offer via Rightstuf I picked it…

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Otaku Collection Haul for July 2022

This month’s haul includes a bunch of items picked up in town plus sale deals, pre-orders finally appearing and a couple more items that were out of stock…

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Cardcaptor Sakura (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Cardcaptor Sakura returns to the UK in its original form and on Blu-ray using Japan’s 2017 scan.

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Emma: A Victorian Romance Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The classic 2005 series set in Victorian England is now finally getting its UK home video debut, with a rather nice box and a well-detailed booklet.

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El-Hazard: The Alternative World (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The El-Hazard TV series The Alternative World is now available in the UK for the first time on Blu-ray, with packaging consistent to the Magnificent World release.

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October 2022 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

The final part of Fruits Basket and Higurashi each make their appearances alongside the second-half of Slime Isekai!

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HELLO WORLD (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

HELLO WORLD from studio Graphinica makes its UK home video debut from Anime Limited with a nice little collector’s set.

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BELLE (Deluxe Edition 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray) Unboxing

Mamoru Hosoda’s latest film BELLE is now available in the UK and on 4K Ultra HD! Anime Limited released a shop exclusive deluxe edition box set with a…

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Q3 2022 Solicitations for UK Anime Home Video Releases

This Summer we have a mixture of classics of different genres, and some new titles released in recent years coming to Blu-ray from each distributor.

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Haibane Renmei (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

One of Yoshitoshi ABe’s shows received a Blu-ray release in the west in recent years, and I picked it up during a sale.

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Otaku Collection Haul for June 2022

This month’s haul includes multiple batches of manga, but we also have the Birthday haul and a batch of pre-orders finally getting released.

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Paranoia Agent (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Last year, Satoshi Kon’s Paranoia Agent was finally released uncut for the first time in the UK. Now I have finally managed to pick it up on Blu-ray.

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Lupin the Third Part 5 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Lupin the Third is back in the UK once again, with the Part 5 series finally released on home video.

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In/Spectre Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Another Crunchyroll title makes its way into the UK via Anime Limited. In/Spectre also gets the collector’s treatment and a different disc author compared to the US.

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Future Boy Conan Part 1 (Collector’s Edition 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray) Unboxing

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1978 anime series makes its UK debut and on 4K Ultra HD for the first time. For now we have the first half of the series!

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September 2022 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Aniplex returns with another Demon Slayer release, while Crunchyroll puts out a steelbook collection for Dragon Ball Super fans.

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Otaku Collection Haul for May 2022

This month’s haul brings back Eureka’s Master of Cinema series, Kodansha Comics and VIZ SIGNATURE brand with more titles joining the collection, as well as another batch of…

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HINAMATSURI (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

HINAMATSURI finally gets a UK release. It took a few years but it came with a limited edition release that was made just for this region.

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Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1 Part 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Jujutsu Kaisen’s first season is now on Blu-ray in the UK before the US! And Anime Limited provided a pretty nice collector’s package to go with it.

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August 2022 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

The August line-up features another small batch from Crunchyroll but now with My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission and two more limited edition releases.

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Full Dive: This Ultimate Next-Gen Full Dive RPG Is Even Shittier than Real Life! (Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

From the Cautious Hero author and the Kemono Michi animation studio comes another VRMMORPG anime with some interesting concepts that will make or break your interest in this…

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Otaku Collection Haul for April 2022

This month’s haul introduces Discotek Media Blu-rays to the collection, as well as another venture into town to help build up the book and video games collection.

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Wonder Egg Priority (Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

One of 2021’s most divisive anime shows got one of Funimation’s last limited edition treatments before they rebranded as Crunchyroll. The UK branch also managed to get the…

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July 2022 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Aniplex returns with another batch of their LE releases, while Crunchyroll goes through another batch of standard only Blu-ray sets.

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Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

While Funimation has the earlier instalments, Anime Limited managed to get their hands on the three-part film series Sinners of the System with a neat collector’s package to…

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Love Live! The School Idol Movie (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Despite the series being a poor seller, Anime Limited managed to acquire the film for Love Live! School Idol Project in 2021. And I now double-dipped for the…

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Big Order (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

From the creator of The Future Diary comes what is considered to be an absolute trainwreck. But Crunchyroll decided it was big enough to get a Blu-ray release…

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Q2 2022 Solicitations for UK Anime Home Video Releases

The second quarter of 2022 in the UK features Girls und Panzer das Finale, HINAMATSURI, Jujutsu Kaisen, Lupin the Third Part 5 & More!

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Otaku Collection Haul for March 2022

This haul is huge. No doubt about that. Tons of anime, games and films joining the collection. This includes highly anticipated anime releases all the way to a…

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Mugen Train’s theatrical version is finally released in the UK, though by Funimation rather than Anime Limited. And we also receive the US limited edition contents brought over…

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Ghost in the Shell (Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray) Unboxing

A while back, Ghost in the Shell got the 4K treatment and now I finally picked it up for the UHD collection.

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June 2022 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll takes over Funimation’s home video releases with a small amount, while Sentai offers another batch of new and re-releases.

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Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 1 (Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

The first half of Attack on Titan’s Final Season (aka Season 4) just landed in the UK while Part 2 is still airing in Japan. I got the…

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Dr. STONE: Stone Wars (Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

The second season of Dr. STONE was recently released on home video, and I opted for the US limited edition since the UK won’t be getting it.

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Yokai Monsters Collection (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Last year Arrow released a collection of Japanese Yokai films which also included Takashi Miike’s 2005 remake, in a pretty nice limited edition box set.

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The Daimajin Trilogy (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The classic 1966 kaiju trilogy DAIMAJIN was released on Blu-ray in the UK last year, and I finally picked up Arrow’s limited edition box set.

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By the Grace of the Gods Season 1 (Limited Edition Blu-ray & DVD) Unboxing

Another isekai series gets the limited edition treatment, but for this Funimation series it wasn’t brought over to the UK so I decided to import it.

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Yona of the Dawn (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Released in the UK about half a decade ago, Yona of the Dawn is now back in print and has received a limited edition set from Funimation’s UK…

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Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

After a few months of delays, Josee, the Tiger & the Fish is now available in the UK on Blu-ray and Anime Limited has provided a solid collector’s…

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Otaku Collection Haul for February 2022

For this month’s haul, more games have been picked up for the Nintendo Switch and more Hong Kong films arrive to continue growing the collection. There’s also some…

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