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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Movie Trilogy (Collector’s Edition 4K Ultra HD) Unboxing

The classic Gundam film trilogy is back again, this time on 4K Ultra HD with English & French subtitles, Dolby Atmos and HDR. It’s a Gundam, but in…

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Babylon (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Thriller series Babylon that streamed on Amazon a few years back is now on home video in the UK from Anime Limited with a collector’s set.

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Q3 2024 Solicitations for UK Asian Cinema Home Video Releases

A variety of genres from Asia heading to home video, including Message from Space, Bodyguard from Beijing, Ikiru, A Bittersweet Life, and more Shaw Brothers titles!

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Q3 2024 Solicitations for UK Anime Home Video Releases

The Summer schedule for UK anime fans features most of Crunchyroll US’s plans including a few surprise titles, meanwhile Anime Limited are slowly revealing new collector’s sets like…

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Otaku Collection Haul for June 2024

The Birthday haul has arrived and another Discotek Media haul makes an appearance. In addition I finally start catching up with the Nintendo Switch collection which included a…

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September 2024 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll’s small batch of newer Gundam titles are now scheduled, plus we have TRIGUN STAMPEDE and more Isekai heading to home video.

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Rental Magica Parts 1 & 2 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Rental Magica heads to the UK from Anime Limited and here we have two collector’s sets that pretty much mirror Rightstuf & Nozomi’s limited edition release from years…

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Otaku Collection Haul for May 2024

For this haul, we have another anime import haul from North America and the Crunchyroll Store, plus there’s around round of manga pickups and a few more anime…

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August 2024 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll releases another batch of titles including Hell’s Paradise, Berserk Golden Age’s TV version and more.

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Gundam Build Fighters Try Parts 1 & 2 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The second Build Fighters series is now out in its entirety in the UK, released across two parts by Anime Limited.

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InuYasha Season 2 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

It’s been a while but the second batch of InuYasha episodes have now made its way onto Blu-ray in the UK.

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Otaku Collection Haul for April 2024

For this haul we have new shelving and more collector’s edition anime releases arriving, plus another batch of Asian films from different distributors and more manga from a…

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A Place Further Than the Universe (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

One of the best anime shows from 2018 is now finally available to watch on home video, with a very nice package from Anime Limited and also an…

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Lupin the Third Part 6 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Lupin and his crew are back, this time in the UK! Anime Limited picked up the UK rights to Part 6 early on and have now finally released…

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Beautiful Bones: Sakurako’s Investigation (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Mystery series Beautiful Bones is now available in the UK on home video, with a collector’s package by Anime Limited.

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Witchblade (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing [NSFW]

The final Gonzo Blu-ray upgrade by MVM was also on offer and I picked it up, with another good package of content for its collectors set.

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Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The first season of Rent-A-Girlfriend manages to make its way into the UK on home video via Anime Limited with a collector’s edition of their own compared to…

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July 2024 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll adds more variety with new limited editions, re-releases of a few popular shows and a selection of action, isekai and more to the schedule.

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Trinity Blood (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Trinity Blood was another Gonzo series that was given the Blu-ray upgrade by MVM in the UK a few years ago, and now I have received it!

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Venus Wars (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Yoshikazu Yasuhiko’s Venus Wars finally returns to the UK from Anime Limited, with an interesting Blu-ray release.

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Samurai 7 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Gonzo’s take on Seven Samurai also made its way onto Blu-ray in the UK a few years ago by MVM, and now I have picked it up.

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Burst Angel (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

A few years ago MVM re-released Gonzo’s 2004 anime series Burst Angel on Blu-ray and here we are with that release.

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Q2 2024 Solicitations for UK Asian Cinema Home Video Releases

5 more films receive the 4K Ultra HD treatment, plus we have more classic and cult films from Japan also making their Blu-ray debuts!

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Q2 2024 Solicitations for UK Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll is slowly getting back to the usual release layout that many UK fans had wanted, meanwhile Anime Limited provides A Place Further Than the Universe and more…

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Otaku Collection Haul for March 2024

The second batch of Discotek releases for this year finally arrives, a few pre-orders from Anime Limited make their appearances, we catch up on a couple of Asian…

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My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The first season of the Villainess Isekai series featuring Bakarina is now available on Blu-ray in the UK from Anime Limited.

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Granbelm -The Two Princeps- (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The Re:ZERO anime director and light novel illustrator teamed up to produce Granbelm, and it’s now available in the UK on Blu-ray!

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Golden Time (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Golden Time is now back in print in the UK and not only will the English dub make its UK home video debut, it’s also received a collector’s…

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June 2024 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

A small batch filled with mostly isekai stories for Crunchyroll’s June batch.

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Great Pretender (Deluxe Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

WIT Studio’s original anime series Great Pretender from Netflix is now on home video! This is Anime Limited’s deluxe box set presented with a lot of cases, artwork…

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Otaku Collection Haul for February 2024

Welcome to the Otaku Collection haul for the month of February 2024. This update features 8 anime releases, 12 manga volumes, 7 physical video games, 5 live-action Asian…

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May 2024 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll returns from their brief break with dozens of new releases including Mob Psycho 100 III and Konosuba’s Explosion spin-off series.

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Blue Thermal (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

A film adaptation of Blue Thermal has made its way into the UK via Anime Limited with a collector’s Blu-ray set.

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Otaku Collection Haul for January 2024

We start off the year with the delayed Anime Limited pre-orders and also a new Discotek Media haul. There’s more Asian & World Cinema titles plus a new…

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NieA_7 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

MVM have released many of Yoshitoshi ABe’s works over the years, but they have now finally picked up NieA_7 for the UK and on Blu-ray.

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April 2024 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Crunchyroll takes a break but Sentai offers a few recent shows plus a Blu-ray collection for an older franchise.

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SHIROBAKO (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Fan favourite anime series about making anime makes its UK home video debut through Anime Limited, with a fancy collector’s edition.

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Parasyte -the maxim- (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Sci-fi horror series Parasyte is now back in print, this time through Anime Limited with a complete series collector’s release.

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Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Kaiji makes its UK home video debut from Anime Limited, with the first season Ultimate Survivor released on Blu-ray first.

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Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Season 1 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The first season of Food Wars! is now back in print here in the UK thanks to Anime Limited, with a new collector’s edition to go with it.

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Flowers of Evil (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Shūzō Oshimi’s Flowers of Evil was adapted into a rotoscoped anime a decade ago, but now it’s back in print in the UK and on Blu-ray by Anime…

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Akame ga Kill! (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The fantasy shonen action series Akame ga Kill! makes its return to the UK with a complete collection set by Anime Limited.

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Q1 2024 Solicitations for UK Asian Cinema Home Video Releases

Asian Cinema continues to thrive in the UK market, with new films, more J-Horror, 60s classics returning to the spotlight and of course more action from Japan &…

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Q1 2024 Solicitations for UK Anime Home Video Releases

We start off 2024 with a small variety of titles from each distributor, including Animatsu rescue licenses, the UK debut of NieA_7 (which just went out of print…

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The Video Games I Played in 2023 (Part 2)

The second part of my 2023 completed games discussion list! Here’s my thoughts on 9 classic PlayStation games, two Cave bullet hell games, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and more!

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The Video Games I Played in 2023 (Part 1)

For 2023, I finished 30 games which is fewer than the previous year! Nevertheless we have some solid picks here with more Resident Evil games, more Neptunia Vita…

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Otaku Collection Haul for December 2023

To conclude the 2023 hauls we receive a dozen Sentai Filmworks titles from their Black Friday sale, the annual holiday haul, and joining our collection are a couple…

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Grav’s Complete Otaku Collection – 2023 Edition

The hauls have grown throughout 2023 and my shelves are getting full! Here’s a look at how my collection has done in 2023 in this 11th update.

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Gundam Build Fighters Parts 1 & 2 (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Sunrise’s Gunpla focused Gundam series has now made its UK home video debut after the US have had theirs since 2016! Here’s a look at both parts of…

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