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Manga Entertainment MCM London Comic Con October 2015 news round-up

Manga Entertainment MCM London Comic Con October 2015 news round-up
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Next on the day's panel docket is Manga Entertainment and Animatsu Entertainment, who also had plenty to talk about in their own right. Here's what they had to share:

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F's UK theatrical release had the second highest screen average on its opening day, beaten only by The Martian. The film will now be coming to home video on DVD, Blu-ray and Collector's Edition formats on January 25th 2016.

- We were treated to a reminder that Boruto: Naruto the Movie is coming to UK cinemas from November 10th via Manga Entertainment. 

- The first Attack on Titan live-action movie will be coming to UK cinemas from December 2nd courtesy of Animatsu Entertainment.

- Another live-action film, Yakuza Apocalypse, is coming to UK cinemas from January 2nd 2016 via Animatsu Entertainment.

- Mamoru Oshii's live-action film from Production I.G Garm Wars: The Last Druid will be arriving in the UK from Animatsu Entertainment on March 14th 2016.

Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo is finally coming to the UK on DVD, Blu-ray and Collector's Edition Blu-ray from Manga Entertainment on 7th March 2016.

- Kaze have acquired Code Geass: Akito the Exiled - Episodes 1 and 2 will be arriving on March 21st 2016.

- Animatsu Entertainment have acquired both seasons of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, with the first series scheduled for a 2016 release.

- Animatsu Entertainment have also picked up both season of sports anime Haiyku! Season one will be released over two volumes in 2016.

- Animatsu Entertainment have acquired Food Wars for a UK release.

- Kaze have acquired One Punch Man for a UK home video release.

- Animatsu Entertainment have picked up Is It Wrong to Pick Up Girls In a Dungeon? for the UK - a Collector's Edition release may be on the cards for this series.

- Animatsu Entertainment have acquired School-Live! for the UK.

My Love Story! (aka Oremonogatari) is coming to the UK across two parts - they may be a Collector's Edition for this release.

Amagi Brilliant Park has been acquired for a UK home video release by Animatsu Entertainment.

- Animatsu Entertainment have also picked up Humanity Has Declined for the UK.

- Another Animatsu Entertainment acquisition is Blade Dancer of the Elementalers.

Persona 4 the Animation will be getting a Complete Series Collection release from Kaze as DVD and DVD/Blu-ray combo packs, following up its prior indvidual volume releases from the distributor.

- Finally, Akame ga Kill will be getting a very special announcement on 30th October - check back on the site then as we'll have this news for your delectation!

- During the question and answer segment, a question arose regarding Dragon Ball Super - Mr. Mazandarani opined that Toei are probably looking for TV deals for the series, and will only consider home video once this has either succeeded or failed.

- It was also confirmed during this segment that Manga Entertainment don't have the rights for the final two episodes of Hellsing Ultimate and are unlikely to get them - these will have to be picked up by another distributor.

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