Author: Gabriel Persechino-Forest Published: August 13th, 2018
New Row of Licenses for Discotek
The company recently licensed Reborn!, Tesujin 28, Stellvia and Monkey Magic. The first half of Reborn! (Standard definition BD, sub-only) and the Other 3 series will be released on September 25. Tetsujin 28 will be released on standard definition BD with the English dub. Stellvia will be released in proper BD with the English dub. Monkey Magic will be released on DVD and will include the English dub. The company will also release Marmalade Boy on standard definition BD and Devilman as well as Angel Cop on DVD on September 25.
Digimon tri. Complete Collection
Shout! Factory will release the full movie series in a single collection at an unspecified date. There is no word yet on if they plan to release the 6th movie in a standalone format.
Source: Shout! Factory’s Comic-Con International panel
MVM Delays Some Releases
The UK company is delaying its releases of The Asterisk War Part 1 (DVD & BD), Bakuon (DVD & BD) and Sword Oratoria (Collector’s Edition DVD & BD) to August 27th. The regular DVD edition of Sword Oratoria will come out on September 3 while Part 2 of The Asterisk War (DVD & BD) will come out on October 1.
Source: Anime Bluray UK
Some Licenses are Expiring
Nozomi’s license to Space Adventure Cobra is expiring and the DVDs of the series will soon be out of print on August 31. Funimation’s license of Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor will expire on August 31. If you know what happens to Aniplex series that expire, you might want to grab it now.