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New Release Tuesday: The Hero Appears

This New Release Tuesday, we have two great titles coming out today: Origin: Spirits of the Past, a beautiful and thrilling movie from Studio Gonzo, and Ping Pong the Animation, a fast-paced sports anime with complex characters and a creative animation style.

 

 

Origin: Spirits of the Past

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Movie Summary:

Ages past, the Forest was awakened and the Moon unleashed a ravenous Beast upon the Earth. Man cowered in fear…

Three hundred years since and the landscape of the world has been drastically rewritten. The remnants of humanity are divided as never before. Half seek a tenuous coexistence with the Forest, half seek to dominate and subdue what they cannot understand. Agito, the son of an aged hero, inadvertently sets in a motion the destruction of all that is left when he revives the young Toola from her timeless slumber. Unable to reconcile life as she once knew it from the world as it is now, Toola calls forth ancient technology to reshape the future from the ashes of the past. With the blessing of the Forest, Agito must first save the girl from herself in order to rescue them all…

 

 

 

 

Ping Pong The Animation

Complete Series – Blu-ray/DVD Combo
 
 
 
 
 

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Series Summary:

Smile and Peco. Peco and Smile. Besties from the beginning, both with a badass backhand. Peco is known for his arrogance on the table tennis court, and Smile for his silence. But with a new school year and a new high school table tennis team, both boys are in for a challenge, on–and off–the court.

Peco’s slacker ways are hurting his game, and after getting crushed in a tournament, he decides to quit. Smile is finally learning to harness his natural talents, but can he squash his sympathy for his opponents enough to beat them

From the acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa (Adventure Time, Space Dandy) comes an innovative new series with stunning animation, memorable characters, and impressive footwork.

 

 

New Release Tuesday: Crossdressing Magical Zombie?

This week of New Release Tuesday, we bring you the second season of the zaniest of zombie-killing shows, Is This A Zombie?, back for an Anime Classics relaunch on Blu-ray & DVD!

 

 

Is This A Zombie? 

Complete Second Season – Anime Classics
 
 

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Season Summary:

The world’s most eligible zombie is back for another round of cross-dressing, decomposing, undead adventures in the only show where corpses get all the chicks!

Season Two gets off to a shocking start as Ayumu breaks Haruna’s magic chainsaw and accidentally exposes his fondness for pretty pink dresses to the entire school! Next there’s an incident with a dreadful dance that turns out to be a curse – and an embarrassing trip to a maid cafe where all the zombie’s roommates work! But the shenanigans take a backseat to bigger problems when Ayumu’s mysterious drinking buddy turns out to be the most powerful magical girl of them all!

To save his friends and defeat this adorable new menace, zombie boy must do the unthinkable: throw a mixer for his own murderer! With a little help from his loyal harem of vampires, magical girls, and the world’s cutest necromancer, Ayumu just might survive to rot another day!

 

 

 

 

New Release Tuesday: Girls Run The World

We’ve packed this week’s New Release Tuesday with all different types of women! We have gamer girls in Hyperdimension Neptunia, gallant heroines in The Sacred Blacksmith, flirty schoolgirls in OniAi, and even occult witches and princesses in the CLAMP Double Feature of Tsubasa Chronicle with xxxHOLIC. Check out the titles below!

 

 

Hyperdimension Neptunia

Blu-ray/DVD Combo - Complete Series + OVAs
 
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Series Summary:

Don’t miss this epic adventure based on a video game about video games that Fandom Post calls ”the most perfect adaptation of game to anime ever created!”

Welcome to Gamindustri, a fantastical world where all your favorite video game consoles come to life! Neptune and her fellow Goddesses rule the four kingdoms of Lastation, Leanbox, Lowee, and Planeptune – but their royal duties often take a backseat to their obsession with gaming. When their button-mashing shenanigans are interrupted by rampaging monsters, hacker attacks, and killer eggplants, the goddesses must transform into stronger, sexier versions of themselves and fight for their right to game! The bosses get tougher as the game goes on, and the girls will have to work together in order to defeat a bewitching goddess of piracy, an anonymous master hacker, and an evil CPU hell-bent on destroying everything in her path – using any cheat code necessary!

 

 

 

 

The Sacred Blacksmith

S.A.V.E. DVD Box Set – Complete Series
 
 
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Series Summary:

Cecily’s a blushing knight in shining armor. Unfortunately, it seems most battles end with her as the damsel in distress. Her lack of skill and distaste for violence make her an unlikely heroine – until the brooding blacksmith Luke comes to her aid, using his powerful magic to forge blades of supernatural strength. Cecily wields this sacred steel and charges forth to face a dangerous new threat; a cloaked fiend is unleashing demons upon the land, and though he lurks in shadows, the villain is much closer than Cecily can imagine.

 

 

 

 

CLAMP Double Feature: Tsubasa and xxxHOLiC Movies

S.A.V.E. DVD Set – 2 Movies
 
 
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Movies Summaries:

From the sweeping universe of Clamp, two journeys run parallel yet intersect. As two souls seek the mystery of truth, worlds collide where the Dimensional Witch waits. There is no coincidence, only the inevitable…

 

Tsubasa, The Movie

A land held captive without a savior.

Our intrepid adventurers have once again encountered a people oppressed, this time landing in a virtual paradise trembling on the very edge of existence. A princess silenced, but not into submission. An evil king who seeks an end to light and happiness. Only the brave of heart will prevail, rescuing the kingdom from darkness eternal…

 

XXXholic The Movie

Beware your desires.

Yuko drags her pawns along, invited to a mysterious auction at an intriguing mansion. There, confronted by greed, vanity and pride, they will navigate through rooms and passages that twist like the souls of holics, the mongers of material satisfaction. As the other guests disappear one by one, the puzzle must be pieced together before they become part of the collection, too.

 

 

 

 

OniAi

S.A.V.E. Blu-ray Set – Complete Series
 
 
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Series Summary:

Feast your eyes on host of desirable darlings in this sassy comedic romp from the dirty little minds that brought you Baka and Test and Hayate the Combat Butler!

When adorable teenager, Akiko, is reunited with her big brother, Akito, she’s determined to take her sisterly affection to the next level! But her BroCon fantasies are dealt a cruel blow by the arrival of three colorful rivals. There’s a blonde heiress with a fetish for plushies, a boyish beauty who yearns to serve, and a ravishing redhead who’ll stop at nothing to get her man! Every coy ploy Akiko dreams up is deviously derailed by robes that just happen to fall open, the flashing of come hither eyes, or scandalous splashing in the community bath! While Akiko has her hands full staying a step ahead of the competition, poor conflicted Akito can’t help but think: my little sister can’t be this…adorable!?

 

 

New Release Tuesday: Guns, Guts, and Girl Power!

We have another action-packed edition of New Release Tuesday this week with Wanna Be The Strongest In The World, Nobunagun, and Fairy Tail! There’s crazy levels of guns and action in the Blu-ray/DVD release of Nobunagun, beautiful wrestling divas in the Blu-ray/DVD combo of Wanna Be The Strongest In The World, and tough magicians in the Blu-ray/DVD combo of Fairy Tail: Collection Four.

 

 

 

Nobunagun

Complete Series
 
 
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Series Summary:

Sio Ogura is a shy misfit who’d rather talk about tanks than gossip about girl stuff. She’s plagued by reoccurring dreams of ancient battle scenes, and her only friend is a kindhearted popular girl named Asao. But Sio’s life takes an explosive turn when a school field trip is interrupted by an outbreak of Evolutionary Invaders: hideous alien creatures hell-bent on nuking the planet. During a daring attempt to rescue Asao, Sio discovers that she’s an E-Gene Holder: the reincarnation of a historical figure capable of summoning special weaponry. Possessed by the spirit of legendary warrior Oda Nobunaga, Sio joins forces with the reincarnated versions of Jack the Ripper, Galileo, and Geronimo for a high octane alien shooting spree. Survival is a longshot, but in the battle to save humanity, Sio’s the girl with the biggest gun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wanna Be The Strongest In The World!

Complete Series + OVAs
 
 
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Series Summary:

The eye-popping world of women’s professional wrestling is sweaty, sadistic, and savagely sexy. Famous Japanese pop idol Sakura Hagiwara is better suited for the dance floor than the wrestling ring, but this ravishing songstress is about to put her body to the ultimate test. When she and fellow idol Elena are assigned to pose as wrestlers for a very special show, a vicious lady brawler by the name of Rio decides to teach the girls a lesson they won’t soon forget. Rio unleashes a flurry of ferocious of attacks on Elena, contorting her divine female form into an array of very naughty positions. Shocked by the blush-inducing beating taken by her friend, Sakura vows to get her heavenly curves ready to rumble and redeem the good name of idols everywhere by becoming a bona fide diva of the pro-wrestling world!

 

 

 

 

Fairy Tail – Collection Four

Episodes 73-95
 

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Arc Summary:

When an unstoppable force descends upon Magnolia and Fairy Tail, the entire town is transported to Edolas, a world where magic is in short supply. There, a power-hungry kingdom plans on draining the captured guild’s magic. As Natsu and company search for their friends, they discover a parallel plane where a tough-as-nails Lucy runs a bizarro version of Fairy Tail and Erza is a ruthless enemy.

Then Edolas power-hungry monarch harnesses the power of the Dragon Slayers, igniting all-out war. But his ambition doesn’t stop there: once Natsu and his teammates are out of the picture, he’s heading to Fiore to steal all of its magic as well. Fairy Tail’s actions will decide the future of two worlds, but they’ll be lucky if they can save even one.

 

New Release Tuesday: I KNOW I CAN KILL

One of anime studio Bones’ most famed and shadowy assassins, BK-201, makes his way to New Release Tuesday for a special release of Darker Than Black. This special edition comes in a matte-black folio which contains a 48-page art book, display easel, Blu-ray discs, and some incredible extra features!

 

 

Darker Than Black

Complete First Season – Premium Edition
 

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Season Summary:

A new and deadly breed of covert agent walks the streets. Known as Contractors, these assassins and spies wield bizarre supernatural powers to carry out the dirty work of others. They thrive in the underworld, between rumor and reality, their loyalties always in question. One among these operatives is more mysterious than the rest – The masked killer BK201, the Black Reaper. His true identity and intentions remain unknown, but as his path weaves through the shadows and alleys of Tokyo, blood is spilled on both sides of the law. It’s a new age of confusion, and the rules of engagement have changed.

 

 

 

 

 

New Release Tuesday: Video Game Chibi Buttkickers

It’s not a single show that we’re dropping today, but rather three special series — including an anime classic! Get ready for a cute chibi overload with PUCHIM@S FUNimation Exclusives for Seasons 1 & 2, epic video game action with .hack//Roots the complete series on DVD, and bionic buttkicking beauties with the Anime Classic, Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 on DVD.

 

 

.hack//Roots

Complete Series

 

 

 

Series Summary:

In the newest version of the massive online RPG know as “The World,” Haseo and his guild mates search for a legendary item called the Key of the Twilight—but they’re not the only ones looking for it. When a rival guild faces off against Haseo and his teammates, the conflict has deep repercussions both inside and outside the game, and threatens to leave the players forever changed.

 

 

 

 

Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040

Anime Classics – Complete Series

 

 

 

Series Summary:

Tokyo has become the epicenter of advanced technology, but at a dangerous price: its workforce is riddled with humanoid robots that tend to go on destructive killing sprees. That’s when four young women gear up in cybernetic suits to crush the defective droids. They are the Knight Sabers: heavy metal heroines battling an evil corporation’s bionic pawns while its grip on the city threatens to strangle humanity. In order to shut down the android uprising, these ladies flirt with a critical meltdown in an adrenaline-fueled death match between woman and machine!

 

 

 

 

PUCHIM@S

FUNimation Exclusive DVDs

 

 

 

Series Summary:

Fans of the iDOLM@STER franchise won’t want to miss this super cute spinoff! Hyperactive hijinks are sure to follow when the idol girls of 765 Productions discover the mysterious Puchidols – chibis with adorable abilities – have invaded their office!

 

 


New Release Tuesday: Badass Buddies

On this high-octane edition of New Release Tuesday, we feature some of the most badass duos in all anime, Michiko and Hatchin and Darker Than Black. Now you can own Darker Than Black: Season 2 as it joins the Anime Classics roster and Michiko and Hatchin as it joins the S.A.V.E. sets.

 

(P.S. Stay tuned for the Darker Than Black Season 1: Premium Edition coming later this month!)

 

 

Darker Than Black – Anime Classics

Season 2 with 4 OVAs
 

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Summary:

The intrigue and danger continue with a new charge for BK-201, the masked Contractor known as the Black Reaper.

Gemini of the Meteor, Hell’s Gate, Mitaka Documents, Prophecy or Conspiracy?

After a paranormal phenomenon takes over Yin, BK-201 is left to hunt for answers from the shadows, alone — until he encounters Suo, a young girl whose life changed the night a meteor crashed to Earth. With Contractors attacking from all sides, and the mysterious organization Section 3 closing in, the Black Reaper fights to keep Suo alive while he searches for the truth behind Yin’s disappearance.

 

 

 

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Complete Series
 

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Summary:

The blacktop is scorching and dreams dangle just out of reach in this riveting conclusion to Michiko & Hatchin, a knock-down, drag-out adventure from the creators of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo!

Every bend in the road hides an ambush as Michiko and Hatchin continue their mad dash to track down Hiroshi: a man from their past that could hold the key to their future. Hit men, kidnappers, and sadistic gangbangers fill their rearview mirror as these ladies on the lam burn rubber across the Latin landscape. With the throttle wide open and their motorcycle pointed toward the ocean, Michiko and Hatchin defy fate by living freer than they’ve ever lived before. New friendships are forged, young love blooms, and the partners in crime inch ever closer to the man they seek. But just as the long-awaited reunion is about to become reality, the law closes in on them – leaving Michiko to face an agonizing decision that will change both of their lives forever.

 

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New Release Tuesday: Solty Rei S.A.V.E

On this New Release Tuesday, we have a special classic for you! Solty Rei, a gritty noir filled with mechas, cyborgs, and action, relaunches in a S.A.V.E box set today! Get yours here!

 

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Solty Rei

 

The Complete Series

 

 

S.A.V.E.Available Now!

 

 

 

Series Summary:

If you’ve ever been down on your luck, waiting for a lucky break, Solty Rei proves that things can turn around – even in the face of catastrophe. A brooding hybrid of vivid sci-fi and grey noir, this series explores the connections forged among the lost. Sometimes, the end of the world is just the beginning.

It’s been twelve years since an unexplained disaster left countless dead and maimed. Society is divided and every citizen feels the burn, most of all the Resembles – people whose mangled bodies have been rebuilt with high-tech prosthetic devices. Bounty hunter Roy Revant’s had his fill of pain, walking alone in the shattered city. That is, until the day a strange little girl named Solty falls from the sky. Roy and Solty may seek different things… but who wants to search for truth alone?

 

New Release Tuesday: D-Frag!

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Did you catch this week’s New Release Tuesday? It’s filled with zany, off-the-wall characters, thanks to the Game Creation Club!

 

D-Frag!

The Complete Series

 

Available Now – Limited Edition!

Available Now — Blu-Ray/DVD Combo!

 

 

 

The studio that brought you Durarara!! unleashes a madcap high school comedy with 100% more psychopaths!

 

Kazama is a wannabe delinquent on a mission to rule the school, but a run-in with the cray cray cuties of the Game Creation Club derails his plan for power. Instead of conquering Fujou Academy with his fists, Kazama is plunged into a hilariously-twisted world where pain is the name of the game. Ruled by the adorable underground boss Roka, the Game Creation Club is comprised of pretty psychopaths who enjoy snacking, setting things on fire, burying adversaries up to their necks, and tazing the ???? out of anyone who stands in their way! As Roka vies for ultimate control of the school club scene, Kazama scrambles to maintain his sanity and survive the whacked out games these girls play.There’s no escaping the Game Creation Club!

New Release Tuesday – Pirates and Pandoras!

Hey folks! We’ve got a well-rounded New Release Tuesday this week featuring the pirates of One Piece and the Pandoras of Freezing Vibration! Check out what’s hitting the FUNimation Shop today:

 

 

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FREEZING VIBRATION

Freezing Season 2
 
Only 500 copies, so hurry! Includes calendar, exclusive art and more!
 

 

Synopsis

The pulse-pounding action continues in this thrilling second season of the eye-popping sci-fi series that Sankaku Complex calls ”seriously hot.”

Satellizer el Bridget and some of the most powerful – and desirable – Pandoras in the world are summoned to a secret base in the wilds of Alaska. These gorgeous warriors arrive primed for battle, but they soon discover the true purpose for their presence: to assist the clandestine Chevalier organization in forging a new breed of soldier – E-Pandoras! Once normal girls, these eager beauties volunteered to have their bodies genetically-enhanced in order to join the fight against the deadly alien invaders plaguing the planet. But there’s more to becoming a superhuman battle vixen than tattered uniforms and sultry slugfests. Rumors of heinous experimentation haunt the E-Pandora project, and only Satellizer and her loyal companion Kazuya can unravel the mystery before it’s too late!

 

 

 

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One Piece – Collection 12

 

 

Synopsis

The tragic secrets of Robin’s past are revealed in series of heartbreaking flashbacks! Bullied because of her unique powers, young Robin’s only friends were the kindly scientists that nurtured her genius intellect while her mother searched for the answers to life’s greatest mysteries. Back in the present, Luffy races to rescue Robin from the clutches of Spandam the madman, Nami saves Sanji from a beating at the hands of a bathing beauty, and Chopper goes berserk after eating one too many Rumble Balls during his showdown with a samurai lion! Meanwhile, Franky teaches a zipper-mouthed freak a thing or two about the punching power of cola, Zoro’s swordplay is hampered by being handcuffed to Usopp, and Sanji reappears just in time to introduce his wolfish opponent to the burning power of the devil’s leg!