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Manga UK Release Food Wars Season 2 This Week

Food Wars! Season 2    Food Wars! ~ The Second Plate contains episodes 1-13. At the Tohtsuki Culinary Academy, the first rule is survival of the fittest, and if you don’t have what it takes to become a master chef, you need to get out of the kitchen before you get...

The Digimon Franchise Gets a New Film!

Can’t get enough of the Digital World? Then read on… It has been recently revealed that a new theatrical Digimon film is in the works from Toei Animation! With a current working title of Gekijō-ban Digimon Adventure (Digimon Adventure The Movie), the film is a part of...

Out This Week – July 30

Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! The Movie: Rikka Version Sure, Rikka may be a “chunibyo” afflicted with a state where she’s convinced that she has hidden powers. Maybe she DOES think she has an evil eye that always has to be covered with a patch. But that doesn’t...

POLL – FAVOURITE KYOTO ANIMATION HEROINE

As Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! The Movie - Rikka Version is out on DVD and Blu-ray at the end of this month, we want to know who your favourite Kyoto Animation heroines are. So, from the Kyoto Animation series we've released so...

Broly Returns in Dragon Ball Super The Movie

It has been revealed that Broly is returning to the world of Dragon Ball. The upcoming film, which is titled Dragon Ball Super: Broly, will be hitting the big screen in Japan on December 14. Dragon Ball’s creator, Akira Toriyama is designing the characters and writing...

Out This Week – July 9

Pokémon Movie 14-16 Collection: Black & White Collects the Black & White saga of films – Victini and Zekrom, Victini and Reshiram, Kyurem Vs. the Sword of Justice, and Genesect and the Legend Awakened. Black & White – Victini and Zekrom/Victini and Reshiram Two films...

What is "Chunibyo"?

    As we are returning to the wonderful world of Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! with the upcoming Rikka movie release, we thought we'd take a look at the condition known as "Chunibyo". What is "Chunibyo"? Chunibyo is a colloquial term used in Japan, which...

Out This Week – July 2

Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto Complete Season 1 Collection Collector’s Edition includes: 3 x DVD discs 2 x Blu-ray discs An exclusive limited edition O-Card cover Sophisticated, suave, sublime; all words which describe the exceedingly handsome and patently perfect...

Check Out The Latest Bleach Live-Action Trailer

Warner Bros Japan have released a new trailer for the upcoming Bleach live-action movie, giving us a glimpse of some of Bleach's most popular characters. Take a look: The film, which opens on July 20th in Japan, will be the franchise’s first big-screen outing and will...

Out This Week – June 25

One Piece: Collection 17 Luffy turns a mermaid auction into a pirate-style brawl when he knocks the snot out of a celestial dragon. The punch heard round the island may have saved Camie, but it lands the Straw Hats squarely in the sights of the marines! Fellow pirates...

Out This Week – June 18

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Season 3 Complete Collection It s time to feel the flow as Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL blasts off into awesome new adventures! Seven legendary Number cards are hidden throughout the cosmos, each holding a key to unlocking the ultimate power of the universe. Yuma...

Top 5 Yu-Gi-Oh! Duels

    With Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie heading to UK cinemas this week - We thought it was the perfect time to share with you our favourite duels from the show. We know you’ll all have different favourites, so please share them with us via Twitter and Facebook. Honourable...

Out This Week – June 4th

Dragon Ball Super Part 3 (Episodes 27-39) After a startling meeting with Beerus’ brother Champa goes sideways, the godly brothers decide to settle their differences in the best way possible: by putting their best fighters to the test. It’s a battle of universes as...

Out This Week – May 28th

BLAME! In the distant technological future, civilization has reached its ultimate Net-based form. An “infection” in the past caused the automated systems to spiral out of control, resulting in a multi-levelled city structure that replicates itself infinitely in all...

Out This Week – May 21st

Pokémon Movie 10-13 Collection: Diamond & PearlCollects the Diamond & Pearl saga of films – The Rise of Darkrai, Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Arceus and the Jewel of Life, and Zoroark – Master of Illusions. The Rise of Darkrai While on their way to a Pokémon Contest,...

Manga UK Summer Release Slate

Did we just drop our entire summer release slate?! Why yes, yes we did - and it's full to the brim with pocket monster movies, some more Bizarre Adventures, a touch of chunibyo and loads more shenanigans of the Super, Digital and Straw-hatted variety! See below for...

News – Dragon Ball Heroes anime on the way!?

The first leaks (via YonkouProductions) from the latest edition of V-Jump magazine have revealed that the popular Japanese card/arcade game, Dragon Ball Heroes, will be receiving a promotional anime adaptation. Dragon Ball Heroes, first released in Japan in 2010,...

Manga UK Creative #2

It's time for Manga Creative #2! Over the last couple of months we've been asking the Manga UK community to share with us their fanart, tattoos and other creations. Sadly we can't share them all, but here are some of our favourites. Please keep your entries coming and...

May 2018’s MCM London Comic Con Fundraiser!

For May 2018's MCM London Comic Con we will be continuing our tradition of holding a charity raffle to fundraise for a cause that we believe in. This time we're raising money for a cause very close to our heart - Special Effect. All you need to do to win some anime...

Which is your favourite Ghost in the Shell adaptation?

As Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is heading to the UK on Blu-ray very soon, we thought we'd ask you to vote for your favourite GITS adaptation. About Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex follows female cyborg Major...

Big Fish & Begonia Comes to DVD & Blu-ray!

Hot off the back of its theatrical release last week, the beautiful & breathtaking Big Fish & Begonia is now available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray!         The amazing Chinese epic will be released on the 9th July, and will include a Making Of documentary...

Win Tickets to Japan Expo with purehmv!

Manga UK fans can now enter to WIN tickets to Japan Expo in Paris with purehmv! To celebrate the launch of new in-store promotion hmv Loves Anime, we're offering one lucky winner (and friend) the chance to attend Europe's biggest J-culture event this summer. Just make...

Out April 23 – Naruto Shippuden Complete Series 8 Box Set

Naruto Shippuden Complete Series 8 Box Set Years before he became Naruto’s teacher, Kakashi served as a member of the ANBU Black Ops team, so ruthless he earned the nickname “Cold-blooded Kakashi.” But despite his reputation, he is haunted by the deaths of his closest...

Dragon Ball Super The Movie News

Goku and the gang will be returning in a new movie this December! The official website for Dragon Ball Movie 20 has been updated with a new image of Goku and some additional info about the film. Dragon Ball's creator, Akira Toriyama is writing the film and Tatsuya...

Out March 12 – Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 6

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

The Most Kick-Ass Women In Anime

As it's International Women's Day this month, we thought it would be great timing to share with you once again who we think are the most kick-ass women in anime! Disagree with our choices? Make sure you let us know your favourites via Twitter and Facebook. Motoko...

Top Five English Voice Actresses

    Following on from our Japanese voice actresses article, it's time to share with you our favourite English language voice actresses! Laura BaileyLaura Bailey has been active in the industry since 1999 where she lent her voice to Trunks, Dende and Marron in the...

Top Five Japanese Voice Actresses

    As it's International Women's Day this month, we thought now is a great time to share with you our favourite Japanese voice actresses! Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa has been active as a voice actress since 2003, and as a singer since 2012. She is a consistent...

Manga UK Creative #1

We reached out to the UK anime community to share with us their creations in the realms of fan-art, cosplay, tattoos, and more... and we received a brilliant response! Sadly we couldn’t share them all, but we’ve tried our best to narrow down some of our favourites...

Anime at Fopp

Fopp has got some incredible anime deals for you! Here are some of the fantastic offers you can expect: GHOST IN THE SHELL: MOVIE DOUBLE PACK DVD - £5 BLU-RAY - £6 WOLF CHILDREN DVD - £5 BLU-RAY - £10 COWBOY BEBOP THE MOVIE DVD/BLU-RAY COMBO - £15 BLOOD C: COMPLETE...

Out February 26th – Naruto Shippuden Box 31

Naruto Shippuden Box 31 (Episodes 388-401) 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...

New Bleach Live-Action Clip Shows Ichigo In Action!

Warner Bros Japan have released a new clip from the upcoming Bleach live-action movie, showing off Ichigo's newly acquired Shinigami powers. The film, which opens on July 20th in Japan, will be the franchise’s first big-screen outing and will cover the Substitute...

BIG FISH & BEGONIA COMES TO UK AND IRISH CINEMAS

Dive into a spirit world beyond the sea with BIG FISH & BEGONIA, the beautifully animated Chinese epic coming to cinemas this spring! The film will screen in selected cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Wednesday 18th April. Twelve years in the making, artful anime...

Top Five Shows To Watch On Valentine’s Day

    That’s right - it’s that time of year again! Valentine’s Day is just round the corner and whether you’re spending it alone or with that special someone, we’ve got a selection of titles perfect for the occasion. Disagree with our choices? Let us know yours via...

Q2 Slate

See below for our upcoming Q2 slate - including some shinobi shenanigans, the previously-announced Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! Blu-ray Steelbook and a few new wildcards! We’ll also have more announcements to come as soon as they’re ready, so stay tuned... Which...

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!

Get ready to scuffle with a Spearow, comfort a Charmander and befriend a Butterfree alongside Ash & Pikachu in Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! But how will you choose to join the adventure - on DVD with the chance for a bonus jaunt back to the very first movie, or in...

Our Favourite Dragon Ball Z Moments!

2018 is definitely going to be a great year for Dragon Ball fans! Not only do we have more Dragon Ball Z Movie Collections and Dragon Ball Super for you, but Bandai Namco Entertainment UK are bringing you the stunning Dragon Ball Z FighterZ on Xbox One, PlayStation 4...

Our Favourite Anime Powers

    With the long-awaited release of the Dragon Ball Z Movie Collections and Dragon Ball Super, we've found ourselves thinking about our favourite anime powers. Here are some of our favourites: SUPER SAIYAN Perhaps the greatest anime power of all. Who hasn’t watched...

Dragon Ball FighterZ Public Launch Event

January 2018 promises to be an incredible one for Dragon Ball fans! Not only are there more Dragon Ball Z Movie Collections and the next part of Dragon Ball Super on the way, there's also the release of the much anticipated Dragon Ball Z FighterZ. To celebrate the...

Manga UK’s 2017 Rewind

We'd like to start this off by saying a big thank you to you for all of your support this year – 2017 has been fantastic for us here at Manga UK and that's all all down to you. Here's what we achieved... At May's MCM London Comic you helped us raise £380 for the Oska...

Anime Characters We’d Love To Spend Christmas With

    Christmas is almost here! If you could spend the day with any anime character, who would you choose and why? Here are our choices: Hatake Kakashi Naruto Naruto's Kakashi may not be an obvious choice when it comes to spending Christmas with someone, but he's...

Digimon – Favourite Character Poll

With the release of the wonderful Digimon Adventure Tri – The Movie Part 3: Confession finally upon us, we'd like to know who your favourite Digimon character is! About Digimon Tri 3:​ Meicoomon vanishes into the distorted abyss. Shaken, Tai and the others search for...

Manga UK Pokémon Gift Guide

Are you dreaming of a Kanto Christmas? Why not check out our Pokémon Gift Guide for present ideas! There’s a Pokémon adventure out there for everyone… Adventures for Big Kids and Little Monsters! Hoopa and the Clash of Ages and Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel...

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...

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...

Out November 20th – Paprika

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....

The Perfect Anime To Watch On Halloween

With Halloween right on our doorstep, we’ve decided to put together a list of some of our favourite anime to watch on Halloween. There are so many great shows to choose from, so make sure you let us know which titles would make your list! SCHOOL LIVE!  Don't let...

Poll – Who is the best duo?

Anime gives us wonderful stories and characters, it also gives us powerful relationships between humans, monsters, demons and... weapons! So we want to know... Who is your favourite anime duo?...

Manga UK @ MCM October 2017

The wait is almost over for our favourite event of the year - MCM London Comic Con! The Manga stall will be packed with goodies old and new, so make sure you head to Booth 4211 when you get to the con. We will have the critically-acclaimed In This Corner of the World,...

Beyond The Boundary

Love Kyoto Animation as much as we do? Then here’s a title you’ll want for your collection. About Beyond the Boundary The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half youmu and invulnerable to wounds...

Check out HMV’s latest anime campaign! 

HMV's latest anime campaign is now live in 33 stores across the UK! The campaign, which sees hit titles such as One Punch Man and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood on offer, will run all-through Christmas. So get down to HMV and grab yourself or your loved ones some...

Fullmetal Alchemist movie teases THAT scene

The latest trailer for the Fullmetal Alchemist live-action movie has a blink and you'll miss it tease for one of the show's most tragic moments. Of course we are talking about Nina Tucker and her dog Alexander, which left many viewers with something in their eye. The...

Manga UK’s Anime Essentials Part 3

Welcome to the final part of Manga UK’s anime essentials, this time we are focusing on hidden gems from our back catalogue! As always, if you disagree with our choices make sure you tell us your picks via Twitter and Facebook.  Our Top 10  Hidden Gems One Piece The...

News – A Certain Magical Index Season 3 Announced!

It's the news many anime fans have been waiting for... A Certain Magical Index III has been announced for 2018 at the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2017! The announcement came as part of the A Certain Project 2018, so we can expect more exciting news related to the...

DRAGON BALL SUPER, CLASSIC DBZ MOVIES TO HIT UK IN 2017

Manga Entertainment are excited to announce the acquisition of smash hit series DRAGON BALL SUPER and a collection of must-see, classic DRAGON BALL MOVIES. Get ready for a super-saiyan Q4! Following on from the Dragon Ball Z series, DRAGON BALL SUPER will be released...

Manga UK’s Anime Essentials Part 2

Welcome back to Manga UK's anime essentials! In part 2 we’ll be looking at our favourite movies from the Manga UK catalogue - disagree with our choices? Make sure you let us know your choices via Twitter and Facebook. Ghost In The Shell One of the most iconic films in...

Pokémon: Indigo League is coming to the UK!

Manga Entertainment are very excited to announce that Pokémon: Indigo League will be coming to the UK on the 30th of October - and for the very first time on blu-ray! We will be releasing episodes 1-52 on both DVD and Blu-ray, marking the first time that the original...

Manga UK’s Anime Essentials – Part 1

As Japanese animation is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, we’ve decided to take a look at the very best TV series and movies we’ve released from the land of the rising sun. In part 1 we run through our favourite TV series – disagree with our choices? Make...

The new poster for the Fullmetal Alchemist movie is here!

A new poster for the Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist movie has appeared on the official site.   Here are the previous posters for the film: The adaptation will tell the entire Fullmetal Alchemist story in one film and instead of being 15, Ed will be 20 years old. When...

Anime’s Biggest Eaters

When it comes to anime, there always seems to be a large emphasis on food - whether it be Naruto's obsession with Ramen or Goku's need to eat as much as he possibly can whenever he gets the chance. So then it would make sense that a series based entirely around food...

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