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Meet The Manga UK Team!

Wednesday 18th May 2016

We’re super excited to welcome you to the Manga UK booth over Comic Con weekend - we’ve got loads of events and competitions planned and the whole team is raring to go!

We’re thrilled to announce we’ll be running Anime Karaoke on our very own Manga UK stage this year - so make sure to come along and belt out your favourite anime theme songs with us!

Over the three days, we’ll also be running #FindManga all over the ExCeL. Darcy and Fray will tweet and Snapchat their locations with a daily codeword: find them and use the codeword to win some treasures from their stash of Manga & Animatsu stickers and badges - and become an honorary member of Team Manga!

So, without further ado, let’s introduce the Manga team...

Name: Jerome
Twitter: @AskJeromeMaz
Role: COO
Favourite Anime: Mazinger Z, Knights of Sidonia
What are you excited for at Comic Con? I’m really looking forward to the Anime Karaoke we’ll be hosting on the Manga UK stage - it’s going to be a lot of fun. I might even get up on stage and do some singing myself, so make sure you come by to cheer me on!


Name: Andrew
Twitter: @ajhewson
Role: Marketing Manager
Favourite Anime: Akira, Ghost in the Shell
What are you excited for at Comic Con? We’ve got some fantastic announcements planned during our panel, which I know fans will be extremely excited to hear about. I’m also looking forward to seeing the Karaoke stage in full swing; expect a few anime classics being belted out by the team!


Name: Tamara
Twitter: @t_smallsie
Role: Marketing Coordinator
Favourite Anime: Dragon Ball Z! Especially the Cell Saga.
What are you excited for at Comic Con? I’m looking forward to being back at the Excel in May to present some really fun and exciting entertainment and prize opportunities to the fans, this Con is going to be great so I hope to see you at the booth!


Name: Fraser
Twitter: @FMBurst
Role: PR Executive
Favourite Anime: Steins;Gate, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Haikyu!!, Cowboy Bebop
What are you excited for at Comic Con? We have some brilliant things happening over the Comic Con weekend that we can’t wait to share with you. But I’m most excited about meeting all of the awesome folks I talk to on Twitter.


Name: Darcy
Twitter: @speckledband
Role: PR Associate
Favourite Anime: Himouto! Umaruchan! I’m so excited that we’re releasing it next year under the Animatsu label. Umaru and I have very similar hobbies.
What are you excited for at Comic Con? May Comic Con will be my first ever con, so I’m pretty excited just to see what it’s all about! I’m really looking forward to meeting some of the fans I’ve been interacting with on Twitter, and I’ll definitely be scouting out any Japanese candy booths!

Find us on Twitter @MangaUK and Snapchat: mangauk.


Death Note Complete Series And Ova Collectors Edition

was £59.99
On Blu-ray for the first time! Collected across 6 discs containing all 37 episodes of the hit anime series plus the bonus Death Note: Relight OVAs.

Light Yagami is a genius high school student who is about to learn about life through a book of death. When a bored shinigami, God of Death, named Ryuk drops a black notepad called a Death Note, Light receives power over life and death with the stroke of a pen. Determined to use this dark gift for the best, Light sets out to rid the world of evil... namely the people he believes to be evil.
Should anyone hold such power?
The consequences of Light’s actions will set the world ablaze.

Contains episodes 1-37 plus Death Note Relight OVAs on a bonus Blu-ray disc
Also features exclusive collectors edition rigid box packaging
Languages: English, Japanese and English Subtitles



Code Geass vs Death Note

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At heart, Death Note and Code Geass tell the same story. A teenage Tokyo schoolboy with a towering intellect, railing against the world, is given fantastic powers by a supernatural agency. He finds he can manipulate people like puppets and kill with ease. His power is bound by rules and restrictions, yet still seems godlike.


Patema Inverted

Jonathan Clements on the movie that turns anime on its head
Boy-meets-girl has never been so strange as in this feature, in which the leads must literally cling to each other or fall away to an uncertain fate. Patema Inverted winningly plays with matters of spatial awareness, perspective and weight, regularly flipping its angles until the viewer literally can no longer remember which way is truly up.
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Halo: Nightfall

Hugh David locks and loads for Locke
Jameson Locke is a legendary manhunter and agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), Earth’s most powerful and secretive military branch. When he and his team are caught in a horrific biological attack, they unravel a plot that draws them to an ancient, hellish artifact, where they will be forced to fight for their survival, question everything, and ultimately choose between their loyalties and their lives…

Sword Art Online Music: LiSa

Tom Smith on Sword Art Online's LiSa
Salarymen to the left of me, shoppers to the right. And here I am, stuck in the middle with otaku. Well, more accurately I’m frolicking with them, in Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall, a concrete amphitheatre that’s dwarfed by the towering skyscrapers of Tokyo’s business district to the west, and high-end retail haven Ginza to the east. Between the two is the venue, hidden in the peaceful Hibiya Park. Peaceful, that is, until 3,000 anime fans descend en masse, clutching chunky glow batons, wearing identical shirts and all waiting for the latest lady-singer that tickles the tastes of otaku to hit the stage; LiSA.
Some of you may have heard that the US release of the hotly anticipated Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo has been delayed. Unfortunately we can now confirm that this has had a knock-on effect for the UK DVD and Blu-ray release and as a result we have been forced to amend the release date. We are very sorry for this but it is beyond our control.

Harlock Music: Tetsuya Takahashi

Tom Smith on the man behind the music
Shinji Aramaki’s digital reimaging of Japan’s classic sci-fi adventure Space Pirate Captain Harlock is serious business. Not only is it ranked amongst Toei Animation’s most expensive productions to date, weighing in with a mighty £20+ million budget, its staff is also a who’s-who of the Japanese animation industry.
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