15:08 - 29th July 2015, by David West

2015 Anime Explosion

The months ahead are going to see some great new titles from our favourite UK distributors.

New kids on the block Animatsu revealed their acquisition of Triage X (sexy nurses fighting bad guys), Black Bullet (sci fi action), Golden Time (college romance), A Certain Scientific Railgun (high school girls with superpowers), A Certain Magical Index (high school girl with magical powers), Parasyte - The Maxim (body horror), and a September release for Knights Of Sidonia (mecha action) on DVD and Blu-ray.

Manga Entertainment will release the three Puella Magi Madoka Magica feature films beginning with Beginnings and Eternal in September, followed by Rebellion later in the year. They’ve also acquired Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F, featuring the big rematch between Goku and Frieza.

Anime Ltd has snagged Sword Art Online II, out in Sept, Durarara!!x2 and Aldnoah.Zero (mecha show about a war between Earth and Mars) while August will also see the release of the fantasy adventure Fusé: Memoirs Of A Huntress.

MVM has a host of new titles. August will see the arrival of Love Live! (school girls form an idol group) on DVD. Fans who want the series on Blu-ray will have to sit tight for 2016. Part 1 of Captain Earth (teens in mecha fight aliens) will be out on 10 August, followed by Part 2 on 14 September on DVD and Blu-ray, but only with subtitles. Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse (mecha, romance and the horror of war) will be released in two instalments on 24 August and 19 October. MVM has snagged the TV series Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, as the Holy Grail Wars continue, and then a massive haul of new acquisitions mainly for 2016 – Busou Shinki; Flowers of Evil; Hidamari Sketch; Kampfer; Kill Me Baby; Love, Election & Chocolate; Maid-Sama!; Nyan Koi!; Outbreak Company; Photo Kano; Re-Kan!; Rosen Maiden-Zuruckspulen; Samurai Harem; Sasami-san@Ganbaranai; So I Can’t Play H. Wow! Make sure you check upcoming issues for more on these titles.

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