Manga UK Q1 2018 Schedule

Itching to know what anime treats await in 2018? Well, the wait is over… See below for our current 2018 schedule and get ready to go Super Saiyan once again, embark on another Pokémon adventure and discover a few new gems along the way!

More titles are in the works for the coming months, so keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook for further announcements.

 

JANUARY

Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 4:

Super Android 13! / Bojack Unbound


Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 4:
Super Android 13! / Bojack Unbound


Release Date: January 15th


Super Android 13: A mysterious fiend is creating Androids that are faster, stronger, and far more deadly than anything ever devised by the deceased Doctor Gero. Goku and the rest of the Z-Fighters must find the identity of the murderous mastermind if they are to halt the onslaught of his lethal inventions.


Bojack Unbound: Warriors from every corner of the galaxy are gathering to compete in the most incredible martial arts tournament ever conceived. Many will test their strength and skill, but few will live to see the end. Before a victor can be crowned, Bojack – a powerfully evil intergalactic villain – turns the tournament into a fight for survival!

 

Monster Hunt

Monster Hunt

Release Date: January 29th

In an ancient world where monsters rule the land while humans keep to their own kingdom, a baby monster, Wuba, is born to a human father and monster queen. When mortals and creatures alike set out to capture the newborn, Wuba’s adventure begins. The cute baby monster Huba is the child of a human man and a monster queen, threatened by both monster-hating humans and monsters attempting to capture the new-born in an ancient world based on medieval China.

 

Dragon Ball Super

Season 1 Part 2

Dragon Ball Super 
Season 1 Part 2

Release Date: January 29th

After reaching an alliance with Beerus, the world is at peace once again. But one of the Z Fighters is feeling restless—namely, Vegeta! The Saiyan prince seeks a new way to become stronger and wants to do so under Whis’ guidance. When Goku finds out they’ve left to train, he’s just as eager to join in.


While two of the strongest fighters train in another world, trouble stirs for planet Earth. The remains of a powerful force have started to gather, seeking revenge for their fallen leader—the wicked overlord Frieza! When evil takes on a new form with the force of 1,000 troops, can Gohan and the remaining Z Fighters take him on? Or will Frieza’s vengeance finally see the light of day?

 

FEBRUARY

My Entire Highschool Sinking Into the Sea


My Entire Highschool Sinking Into the Sea



Release Date: February 5th

Please note this is a holding date and is subject to change.

From acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw (New School) comes an audacious debut that is equal parts disaster cinema, high school comedy and blockbuster satire, told through a dream-like mixed media animation style that incorporates drawings, paintings and collage.



Dash (Jason Schwartzman) and his best friend Assaf (Reggie Watts) are preparing for another year at Tides High School muckraking on behalf of their widely-distributed but little-read school newspaper, edited by their friend Verti (Maya Rudolph).


But just when a blossoming relationship between Assaf and Verti threatens to destroy the boys’ friendship, Dash learns of the administration’s cover-up that puts all the students in danger. As disaster erupts and the friends race to escape through the roof of the school, they are joined by a popular know-it-all (Lena Dunham) and a lunch lady (Susan Sarandon) who is much more than meets the eye.

 

Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection Five:

The Broly Trilogy

Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection Five:
The Broly Trilogy

Release Date: February 12th

Broly: The Legendary Super Saiyan: Broly – a powerful Saiyan warrior with an unspeakable evil streak – has the Z-Fighters squarely in his sights! Now, a race to save the universe turns into a test of survival skills for Earth’s mightiest warriors. Prepare for the most intense Saiyan battle in history: a clash for the ages rooted in the pains of a secret past.


Broly’s Second Coming: An investigation into the crash of a strange vessel quickly turns into a battle that not even Earth’s most powerful heroes are guaranteed to win. Broly, one of the greatest evils in existence, is back to wreak havoc on humanity! Only this time, Goku may be powerless to stop him!


Bio-Broly: Corruption and technology combine to resurrect one of the greatest evils the universe has ever known. Broly is back and more deadly than ever! The sinister Super Saiyan appears to be unstoppable until Trunks discovers a secret that could stop the symbiotic scourge! Unfortunately, it might be too late to prevent Earth’s ultimate day of reckoning.

 

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!

Release Date: February 12th

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is an origin story highlighting Ash & Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the legendary Pokémon Ho – Oh. The iconic pair encounter familiar faces along the way, new characters including Trainers Verity and Sorrel, and even a mysterious new Mythical Pokémon, Marshadow. Challenges and epic Pokémon battles abound in this unique story about the beginning of one of the most beloved friendships in popular culture.

 

Naruto Shippuden Box 31


Naruto Shippuden Box 31



Release Date: February 26th

Naruto and the Allied Shinobi manage to extract Obito’s Tailed Beasts, leaving Madara as the final foe to defeat. Obito realizes the error of his ways, but Black Zetsu prevents him from interfering. Nine Tails is extracted from Naruto, and he and Sasuke are left near death. In the midst of all this, the turbulent history of the Hyuga clan and events that took place in the Leaf Village while Naruto trained with Jiraiya are revealed!

 

MARCH

Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection Six:

Fusion Reborn / Wrath of the Dragon


Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection Six:
 Fusion Reborn / Wrath of the Dragon

Release Date: March 12th

Fusion Reborn: An industrial disaster in Other World unleashes the monstrous Janemba, a beast who grows stronger with each passing minute. While Goku and Vegeta fight for Other World’s survival, Goten and Trunks confront a ghoulish army of the undead back on Earth. A dangerous plan of attack is devised, and only an unprecedented act of teamwork can save the universe!



Wrath of the Dragon: Dark magic has unleashed an ancient monster – Hirudegarn – that consumes both flesh and soul. As the beast rampages on Earth, its power threatens to increase to unthinkable levels. Such wickedness can only be defeated by Tapion, a man who has already given so much – and who will now offer his own life to save the universe.

 

Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga

Volume 1
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Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga
 Volume 1
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Release Date: March 26th

Assiah, the realm of humans, and Gehenna, the realm of demons. Normally, these two dimensions would never intersect, but having possessed all material substances, the demons are now intruding on the material world. But among the human race, there are those who can confront such demons – the Exorcists. Born the spawn of Satan, Rin Okumura decides to hide his origins, and become an exorcist. He enrolls at the Exorcism Cram School, a training institute for exorcists located on the True Cross Academy grounds. But, his cover is blown during an attack by Amaimon, the King of Earth, and he is revealed to be the son of Satan. Terrified of Satan’s blue flames, his friends start to distance themselves from Rin… It is then that someone steals the Left Eye of the Impure King, sealed away in the deepest part of the academy, and Rin and the others find themselves embroiled in an unexpected crisis…

 

Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge

Volume 1 – Roar


Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge
 Volume 1 - Roar


Release Date: March 26th

Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge Part 1 contains episodes 1-10 from the season. 

The Power Rangers must battle an evil intergalactic villain in this action-filled franchise that remains one of the top-rated and longest-running children’s live-action series in TV history. 

The Dino Charge Rangers disband after defeating Sledge, but their job isn’t done. One of Sledge’s most dangerous criminals, Heckyl, and his alter ego Snide, are determined to pick up where Sledge left off and harness the power of the Energems to rule the universe. With new weapons, new allies, new zords (mechanical devices piloted by the Rangers), and the new T-Rex Super Charge mode, the Rangers are ready to settle the score against one of their most dangerous enemies.

Blade of the Immortal Interview with Hiroaki Samura

The 8th December sees the release of the 100th feature film by prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike, Blade of the Immortal! To celebrate, we’ve interviewed mangaka Hiroaki Samura, author of the original manga, about his involvement with the film and some thoughts...

Ghost in the Shell on VICELAND

Old-school anime fans rejoice: Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in the Shell, an anime classic and staple of the sci fi genre is airing on VICELAND UK this December! Catch it on Saturday 9th December at 9pm, and Friday 15th also at 9 - on Sky Channel 153. To celebrate, we’re...

November 27th – Out This Week

Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection Two: The Tree of Might/Lord Slug **Digitally Remastered Double Feature – Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack** The Tree of Might: Devious doubles and terrifying trees keep Goku and friends busy in this epic motion picture experience! Turles, a Goku...

November 20th – Out This Week

PAPRIKA Prepare to enter the realm of fantasy and imagination — where reality and dreams collide in a kaleidoscopic mindscape of sheer visual genius. The magical tale centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject’s dream....

Manga UK’s Top 5 Rom-Coms

Here are five of our favourite rom-coms! Let us know yours via Facebook and Twitter. Love, Chunibyou and Other Delusions! Warm, colourful and full of laughs, Chunibyou will slap a smile on your face as you watch Yuta and Rikka go back and forth about their feelings....

November 13th – Out This Week

Power Rangers Dino Charge: The Complete Season Boxset / Volume 5 **The Complete Season 5-DVD Boxset features all 22 episodes including the Halloween and Christmas Specials!** Millions of years ago, an intergalactic bounty hunter named Sledge tried to capture the...

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