A Letter to Momo

A Letter to Momo opens in America this week

Meet up time?
Aug 25
The award winning Production I.G. film A Letter to Momo, is set to hit theaters this week, and with any luck might be hitting your home town. The beautiful looking film has the makings of a classic, and is a tale of a shy ki... read

Releases of the Week: Godzilla on Monster Island!

Three Godzilla flicks hit Blu-ray and DVD
May 06
Enjoying this nice Tuesday night, dear readers? Why not snuggle up with a nice thick book and while away the night. Viz has you covered with a slew of releases. If you're an omnibus person, catch up with Bleach and Narut... read

Releases of the Week: Check out these Amazing Nuts!

Studio 4C collection is a great buy
Apr 29
Are you looking to watch something trippy and mind-bending? Studio 4C's Amazing Nuts! is a collection of four shorts that pushes animation boundaries, experimenting with different styles and techniques. Also on the anime... read

Releases of the Week: Hidamari Sketch x 365

Cute girls are always worth the money
Apr 22
Happy release day, readers. There are some good box sets available for you. Hidamari Sketch x 365 is my top pick, although the "cute art school girls" thing may not be up your alley. If not that, then there's Star Blazers 219... read
Happy Tuesday, readers! It's time for a new batch of releases, headed up by the latest volume in Vertical's Wolfsmund. The imposing castle is back for you to hate with a fiery vengeance, even though you'll be unable to put th... read feature

The first Puella Magi Madoka Magica film is out! So time to stop everything you're doing and buy eight copies of this to share with your friends. After all, what else will you buy this week? A Blu-ray release of Familiar of Z... read feature


Releases of the Week: Battle Royale is back!

Viz publishes book of Battle Royale essays alongside book reprint
Apr 02
Viz is celebrating Battle Royale with a "remastered" release of the title, along with Battle Royale Slam Book, a collection of essays. Slam Book takes a deep dive into the world of Battle Royale, opening up a whole ... read
If you're a fan of classics, this week has some good stuff for you. Namely, a Blu-ray release of Ranma 1/2, and the latest volume of Gundam: The Origin. For all of the younger fans out there, these are great ways to get into ... read feature


Releases of the Week: Upotte!! on top

Watch some sexy ladies in privacy
Mar 18
With Upotte!! out this week, you might want to see if you can request the racy title come to you in a plain brown bag -- you don't want others to see it before you've had a chance to properly display it next to your Ladies vs... read

Releases of the Week: Attack on Titan spinoffs drop

Prepare to wolf down this manga
Mar 11
Get your Gear on, because we've got two new Attack on Titan spinoffs hitting shelves this week. Attack on Titan: Before the Fall and Junior High will both test the market and see just how hungry everyone is for this blockbust... read

Releases of the Week: Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water

Spoiler: it's chemically-treated water
Mar 04
It's a big week for anime releases. You might all be too poor to buy anything after shelling out all that money for Psycho-Pass, but box sets galore call your name. Casshan and Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water are two worth sn... read

Releases of the Week: Love, Election and Chocolate

Make them all your waifu
Feb 25
We're just past Valentine's Day, but there's still plenty of extra candy sitting around at local retailers, just waiting to be purchased at half price. While you're doing that, why not pick up Love, Election and Chocolate fro... read

Releases of the Week: Robotics;Notes hits shelves

Load up before the next polar vortex
Feb 20
Looking for something good to sit down and watch this weekend, readers? There's no better way to beat the freezing cold (or suffocating drought) than by watching Hidamari Sketch or Robotics;Notes. If you've been meaning to ca... read

Releases of the Week: Manga for everyone young and old

Wandering Son next to The Dirty Triangle?!?
Feb 11
There's a hefty group of manga this week, with Wandering Son and Knights of Sidonia leading the way. New volumes of Tiger & Bunny, Deadman Wonderland, and Magi are all worth your time as well. Also, there a... read

Releases of the Week: Taiga will never leave us

Full color Dragon Ball also debuts this week
Feb 04
There's plenty to sink your teeth into, readers. If you haven't already bought from Nippon Ichi before, they've got a slew of box sets coming out this week. That includes non-special editions of Kimi ni Todoke and Natsume's B... read

Releases of the Week: From to the New World is a shocker

Oh My.
Jan 28
It's a short week of releases, folks. So short, in fact, that there's not much point putting the full list after the jump. We've got one anime release worth highlighting in Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, and a whopping three m... read

Releases of the Week: Open the Medaka Box

New Book Girl novel hits shelves
Jan 21
It's not a big week for anime releases, with just Medaka Box Abnormal and Blue Sumbarine No. 6 showing off the Blu-ray goods. But fear not, the manga side has plenty to offer! The short list includes Haganai, Black ... read

Releases of the Week: Taisho Baseball Girls is up at bat

Lots of sexy manga out this week, too
Jan 14
It's a sexy week of releases, readers. Project-H has a few titles to debut for you, including The Tale of Boobs and Nyotai-ka!. Add to that the latest volume of Wolfsmund and you have some titles that you'd better cover up if... read

Releases of the Week: Patlabor is out again!

Yuruyuri, Kimi ni Todoke make worthy buys
Jan 07
The holidays are over, and hopefully you got everything you wanted. Unless you've got a deep love of sweaters (like me), that probably wasn't the case. So as you return fullscreen DVDs for store credit and think of what to sp... read
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Releases of the Week: Buy before Christmas is here!

Only seven more shopping days!
Dec 17
This is your last chance for gift ideas, folks! This week's releases will be the last major drop before Christmas. Next week's releases, on Christmas Eve, will barely contain anything, if past years are any sort of predictor.... read
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Releases of the Week: Buy more Wandering Son

Buy indie manga or else
Dec 10
The snow is falling and schools and businesses are closed all along the Northeast, which means it's the perfect time to curl up with a cup of tea and your credit card. Tuesday is here, and that means there's anime and manga t... read
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Releases of the Week: Girls und Panzer, roll out!

Pink tank is best tank
Dec 03
Are you ready to roll out and conquer some hearts? The ladies from Girls und Panzer are! Box sets are out for Girls und Panzer, Aquarion Evol, and Zatch Bell to satisfy all your anime-watching desires. On the manga ... read

Section23 announces anime release dates for March

You need a date? You needs numbers? I've got numbers that are release dates for anime, which is almost the same thing.
Nov 26
Sometimes I don't know what to do with all the press releases in my inbox! Luckily, Section23's announcement of release dates is sparkly & fresh and caught my eye! Their latest listing of upcoming anime for March features... read
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Releases of the Week: Stuff yourself with Accel World

Highschool of the Dead has bountiful offerings as well
Nov 26
Are you ready for some feasting? There'll be plenty to stuff yourself with this week at the dinner table, and if you're not the type to spend all of Thanksgiving watching football, then start working on your backlog. This wee... read
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Releases of the Week: More Yotsuba! for your collection

You have every right to buy seven copies of the latest volume
Nov 19
It's been a long wait, but here we are: finally a new volume of Yotsuba! is out for us all to enjoy. It pairs perfectly with Ben's numerous Yotsuba strips. If only we could print those without getting into a massive... read
It's been a long time coming, but a release date for the PS3 version of Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster is finally announced: March 18th, 2014 for North America and March 21st for Europe, according to the official Playstati... read feature

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Releases of the Week: Akira celebrates its 25th Birthday

Let's give our best wishes to the Birthday Boy
Nov 12
Brad is still in Ireland as we speak, so I'll be covering Releases of the Week for him today. While there aren't that many new titles coming out this week, people can look forward to the return of Akira! This time a... read

What time is it? It's new Perfume music video time

Clocks tell time and can spin fast too
Nov 07
Only a month after the release of their fourth studio album LEVEL3, here we have a new music video from Perfume, “Sweet Refrain”. The song itself feels a bit oddly relaxing and yet absolutely the sort of tun... read

Releases of the Week: Gundam Unicorn continues on

It is, in fact, a Gundam
Nov 06
That's right, giant robot fans: you've got plenty to celebrate this week. Not only is there Gundam Unicorn out, but new discs of Patlabor as well! On the anime side of things, there are also box sets of Fate/Zero&nb... read
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Releases of the Week: Wolfsmund and Titan lead manga wave

Black Butler, K-On!, Haruhi join in
Oct 29
Are you looking for some manga? Because this week's releases has more than you can shake a stick at. Attack on Titan has a new volume dropping, which means it's time to BUY BUY BUY. Also worth checking out this week is W... read
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's Mottai Night Land PV is now here

Lots of strawberries!
Oct 29
If you had asked me after my first weeklong obsession with a Kyary Pamyu Pamyu video if I thought it would keep on happening with each new video, I would have said no. Oh, how naïve I was. Suffice to say, here we go aga... read
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Releases of the Week: Feel the Kokoro Connect

Let someone else control your body for a while
Oct 22
It's another light week of releases, but at least there are some worthwhile box sets to suck up all of your money. First up on the anime side are box sets for Kokoro Connect, Princess Knight, and Di Gi Charat. If you're feeli... read

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