It's MCM London Comic Con weekend, and of course that means all sorts of panels packed with announcements over the course of the next few days.
Distributor Anime Limited were first up on stage, and here's what they had to show for themselves:
- Before their panel even began, the company's booth was confirming that Turn-A Gundam will be "coming soon" to the UK.
- Ninja Sl@yer From Animation has been acquired for a 2016 release.
- As we reported in late August, Expelled from Paradise has been acquired for a 2016 release, with its release currently scheduled for 25th January 2016.
- Tokyo ESP has also been acquired for a 2016 release, with more details to follow shortly. It should be released in February 2016.
- The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya's first season has been acquired by the distributor for a Blu-ray release.
- The Ping Pong the Animation Collector's Edition is now scheduled for a January 11th 2016 release. Anime Limited are looking into adding "something extra" to this release to make up for its delay.
- Fuse: Memoirs of a Huntress is now scheduled for a January 2016 release.
- The Makoto Shinkai double pack containing Voices of a Distant Star and The Place Promised in our Early Days is now scheduled for a February 2016 release - Anime Limited are currently looking into creating a Steelbook release for these films.
- Durarara!! x2's first season (or first arc if you prefer) will be released as a Complete Series Collection in February 2016.
- Miss Hokusai is scheduled for a March 2016 DVD and Blu-ray release.
- Last but not least, Terror in Resonance will be getting a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack release in March or April 2016.
- The distributor have confirmed that they currently only have digital rights for The Heroic Legend of Arslan, although they would be interested in picking up home video rights if possible.
- The delay to Beck's DVD release was due to ain issue with the masters Anime Limited received - due to this delay, they're investigating the possibility of a Blu-ray release.