Here are the anime, manga and live action film releases that fans can expect to see in stores throughout the week, including titles from FUNimation Entertainment, Vertical and Sentai Filmworks.
There’s not a lot coming out this week as far as anime, but there are still some good choices for fans to pick up. Viz Media is releasing Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles DVDs 5 and 6 as well as the 3rd box set, which includes both new DVD releases, while FUNimation releases season one of Spice and Wolf on Blu-ray as well as the second season in Blu-ray/DVD combo limited and standard editions. Sentai Filmworks also has one new title this week as the complete collection of Neo Angelique Abyss on DVD will be available.
Asian live action fans will also be able to pick the Secret Garden DVD box set from YA Entertainment and Gantz on DVD or in a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack from Viz Media.
Here is the list once, again along with MSRPs.
Gantz DVD (Hyb) LiveAction $24.92
Gantz DVD/Blu-ray (Hyb) LiveAction $29.99
Neo Angelique Abyss DVD Complete Collection (S) (Seasons 1-2) $59.98
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles DVD 5 (D) $14.97
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles DVD 6 (D) $14.97
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles DVD Box Set 3 (D) $24.92
Secret Garden DVD Box Set (S) LiveAction $59.99
Spice and Wolf Season 1 Blu-ray Complete Set (Hyb) $49.98
Spice and Wolf Season 2 DVD/Blu-ray Complete Set (Hyb) $64.98
Spice and Wolf Season 2 DVD/Blu-ray Complete Set (Hyb) Limited Edition $69.98
The manga department seems a bit slow but it has a few interesting choices this week. Berlitz releases 1000 Japanese Words, Kodansha releases Japanese in Mangaland: Workbook 2 and Apa Publications releases Hide This Japanese Phrase Book. DMP releases Itazura na Kiss GN 6, Sky Link and Warning! Whispers of Love while Udon Entertainment releases Street Fighter Legends: The Ultimate Edition. Amazing Agent Jennifer GN 1 and Venus Versus Virus GN Omnibus Collection 2 release from Seven Seas and Drifters GN 1 and Eden: It’s an Endless World GN 13 will be available from Dark Horse. Lastly Kodansha Comics will be releasing Gon GN 1.
Here is the list once again, complete with the MSRPs.
1000 Japanese Words (64 pgs) (2nd Ed) $11.99
Gon Graphic Novel 1 $10.99
Amazing Agent Jennifer Graphic Novel 1 (192 pgs) $10.99
Drifters Graphic Novel 1 (216 pgs) $12.99
Eden: It’s an Endless World Graphic Novel 13 (224 pgs) $12.99
Hide This Japanese Phrase Book (128 pgs) $7.99
Itazura na Kiss Graphic Novel 6 (350 pgs) $12.99
Japanese in Mangaland: Workbook 2 (96 pgs) $17.00
Sky Link Graphic Novel (200 pgs) $12.95
Street Fighter Legends: The Ultimate Edition Graphic Novel (350 pgs) (Color) $59.99
Venus Versus Virus Graphic Novel Omnibus Collection 2 (544 pgs) $14.99
Warning! Whispers of Love Graphic Novel (200 pgs) $12.95