New Anime Releases: July 15, 2014

Here are the new anime releases for July 15, 2014. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day: The Movie [DVD]
anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day: The Movie [Blu-ray]
anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day: The Movie Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray/DVD]
Deadman Wonderland: Complete Collection (Anime Classics) [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
Fairy Tail Part 11 [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
Gurren Lagann the Movie Double Feature [Blu-ray]
Kill la Kill Volume 1 [DVD]
Kill la Kill Volume 1 [Blu-ray]
Kill la Kill Volume 1 [DVD/Blu-ray Combo; Limited Edition]0
Majestic Prince Collection 1 [DVD]
Majestic Prince Collection 1 [Blu-ray]
Mononoke [DVD]
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings [DVD]
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal [DVD]
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Parts 1 & 2 [Blu-ray/DVD Combo; Limited Edition]
Silver Spoon Complete First Season [DVD]
To Love Ru Darkness Complete Collection [DVD]
To Love Ru Darkness Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time [DVD]
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time [Blu-ray]

New Anime Releases: April 8, 2014

Here are the new anime releases for April 8, 2014. If you see any errors or omissions in this listing, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

The Familiar of Zero Season 1 [DVD]
The Familiar of Zero Season 1 [Blu-ray]
Naruto Shippuden Volume 18 [DVD]
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- [Blu-ray] (Import)
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- [Blu-ray Limited Edition] (Import)

Aniplex of America Releasing Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- in April 2014

Aniplex of America has announced that the Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- anime film will be available on Blu-ray starting April 8, 2014.

The company will be importing the release from Japan, and that it will be released in North America in both Collector’s and Standard Edition Blu-rays. Both the Collector’s and Standard Edition will include the film, the theatrical trailer and textless opening. Bonus extras in the Collector’s Edition include exclusive new cover art on both the Rigid Box and Digipak, a deluxe booklet and an original soundtrack CD.

Customers who purchase the Collector’s Edition through Aniplex of America’s official retailers will receive a translation booklet for the deluxe booklet. Also, those who purchase the Collector’s Edition through MadokaMagicaUSA.com, Aniplex of America will also include three exclusive clear files featuring the theatrical poster images while supplies last.

The SRP for the Collector’s Edition is US$118.98, with a store price of US$94.98. The SRP for the Standard Edition is US$68.98, with a store price of US$54.98.

Third Madoka Magica Film Ranks 5th in Screen Average in the U.S.

Anime News Network is reporting that Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- ranked fifth on Box Office Mojo’s list of films with the highest screen averages in the United States for the weekend of December 6-8, 2013.

The film averaged US$4,884 on 39 screens, for a total gross of US$190,479. The four films ranking ahead of Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- were Inside Llewyn Davis, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Frozen, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Another English-Subtitled Trailer Posted for Third Madoka Magica Film

Aniplex of America is now streaming a second English-subtitled trailer for the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film on YouTube. The film will begin being screened in the United States and Canada with English subtitles on December 6, 2013.

I am embedding the trailer below. I apologize in advance to any readers who are unable to view the trailer due to region-blocking.

Third Madoka Magica Film Opening in the U.S. and Canada on December 6, 2013

During the company’s panel at New York Comic Con, Aniplex of America announced that the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film will be screened in the United States and Canada with English subtitles starting on December 6, 2013. Information on where the film will be screening can be found at Aniplex’s website.

In addition, there will be a Hollywood premiere event at the Egyptian Theater on December 3, 2013.

New Anime Releases: July 30, 2013

Here are the new anime releases for July 30, 2013. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to contact me and let me know.

Another: Complete Collection [DVD]
Another: Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie [Blu-ray] (Import)
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray + CD] (Import)
Samurai Pizza Cats: The Complete Series [DVD]

Aniplex USA Posts Trailer for 3rd Madoka Magica Film

Aniplex of America has posted an English-subtitled trailer for the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film, Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- at YouTube. According to the trailer, the film will be screened in theaters in the United States this winter.

Here’s the trailer for the film. Feel free to share your thoughts and opinions in the comments!

Third Madoka Magica Film Screening in U.S., Canada, and France in 2013

Aniplex announced at Japan Expo in Paris that Puella Magi Madoka Magica New Feature: Rebellion, the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film, will open in the United States, Canada, and France this year.

Aniplex said that the film will open in France on November 16, 2013. At this time, no dates have been announced for the United States or Canada.

Viz Media’s Anime Announcements at Anime Expo

Viz Media announced at its Neon Alley panel at Anime Expo that it has acquired the license for the Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet television anime series and the Blood Lad television anime series.

Viz will stream Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet on its website and on Hulu. The company said its license for this series includes streaming, home media, and merchandise rights. At this time, Viz is planning to release the series, with OVAs, on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in 2014.

The company will also be streaming Blood Lad on its website and on Hulu. Viz’s license for this series includes home media, download-to-own, and streaming rights. The series will be streamed on Neon Alley in 2014, and will also be released on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in 2014.

Viz also announced that its Neon Alley service is now available online for PCs and Macs. The service will soon have a new feature to allow subscribers to catch up on episodes they’ve missed either on the Xbox 360 or PS3 app or online.

It was also revealed that Puella Magi Madoka Magica will begin streaming on Neon Alley in Fall 2013. In addition, more One Piece episodes will begin streaming on Neon Alley on July 12, the Naruto Shippuden: The Lost Tower anime film will begin streaming on July 28, and the Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning anime film will begin streaming on August 11.

Viz also announced that Naruto Shippuden: The Lost Tower will be released on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on September 17, 2013.