2020 Gift Guide
Looking for the perfect gift for the anime/video game fan in your life? Then look no further, below we have some of the latest and greatest stories and experiences from Japan!
AKIRA is a classic anime movie that every fan of the medium should watch, and now you can do so in a stunning 4K restoration. Featuring the movie in 4K, complete with remastered visuals and remixed audio, a copy of the movie on Blu-ray, a third Blu-ray disc packed with special features, and a 40-page booklet bursting with behind the scenes content and interviews with key members of the team behind the movie, AKIRA is a must-have not only for fans but for anime lovers in general.
Order AKIRA Limited Edition 4K UHD + Blu-ray here!
The biggest theatrical anime movie of the year is now available on Blu-ray and DVD, and it features the characters of the popular, action-packed shounen series as they fight their greatest battle yet — and this time, the students have no adults to rely on! My Hero Academia has taken the world by storm, and Heroes Rising plays to its strengths to deliver something capable only in a movie. The hero in your life would love to watch this time and time again.
Order My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising here!
All ten seasons – across 20 discs – of Dragon Ball Super are now available in one complete collection for the first time ever. Featuring all 131 episodes of the series that is a sequel to all-time fan-favourite Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super sees Goku and friends fight universe-destroying threats. This collection is available on Blu-ray and DVD.
Order Dragon Ball Super: Complete Series here!
Dragon Ball Z is available in the UK & IE on Blu-ray for the first time ever, and you can pick up a fancy limited edition steelbook, or a standard version complete with goodies including 4 art cards, a poster, and an exclusive slip case. Dragon Ball Z is one of the best known animes across the world, and now finally, fans within the UK & IE can watch it at its best.
Order Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 here!
Order Dragon Ball Z: Season 1: Limited Edition Steelbook here!
Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku: Double Feature – DVD and Blu-ray
Originally released in 1987, Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku: Double Feature is a collection of two OVA movies that adapt a novel of the same name. Aimed at a mature audience, this is one that will resonate with long-time anime fans, and is a lover of retro classics.
The HMV exclusive edition comes with 4 art cards, a rigid box, and a poster, whilst the non-HMV exclusive includes 4 art cards, a rigid box, and a 60-page art booklet.
Order Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku: Double Feature here!
Order Wicked City & Demon City Shinjuku: Double Feature (HMV Exclusive) here!
Relive Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of the popular anime series in one bundle, and partake in the adventure with your own custom-made character! Play solo or with your friends and family online, and bring the Titans to their knees with all of your favourite characters, and save humanity!
Order A.O.T. 2: Final Battle here!
FAIRY TAIL – PS4, Nintendo Switch & PC
FAIRY TAIL invites players to re-live, or experience for the first time, the series’ enchanting storyline from the popular Tenrou Island arc through to the Tartaros arc, along with all-new never before seen story and quest elements. The magical world of FAIRY TAIL is brought to life with remarkable detail throughout this all-new gaming experience, with phenomenal focus on delivering the type of magic and mystique fans of the worldwide sensation anime and manga series have been craving.
Order Fairy Tail here!
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout follows teenage tomboy Ryza and her band of mischievous friends, Lent and Tao, who yearn for adventure and excitement far away from their mundane village life. As the group explores a forbidden island in search of adventure, they encounter a wandering alchemist, Empel, and his warrior partner, Lila, who change their lives forever. The duo agrees to teach Ryza the enchanting ways of alchemy, preparing her for a harrowing quest to save her hometown from a mysterious and deadly darkness lurking beneath the surface. The heartwarming story continues in Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy on January 29th 2021!
Order Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout!
Relive the entirety of the Dragon Ball Z saga from when Raditz and the Saiyans invade Earth, all the way up to Goku and Vegeta’s final battle with Buu. Play through your favourite battles, train your fighters, and fly around in an open-world that’ll thrill any Dragon Ball Z fan! You don’t need to collect the seven Dragon Balls to save the Earth – you can do it yourself!
Order Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot!
Create your dream team of fighters in Dragon Ball FighterZ! You can have 3 Goku’s! 3 Vegeta’s! An unlikely combination Gohan, Perfect Cell and Frieza! This fast-paced 3v3 fighter boasts an original story mode, various offline and online modes, and gameplay that’ll keep you itching for more. Are you ready to prove yourself as the greatest?
Order Dragon Ball FighterZ!
Do you like football? Do you like anime? Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions is the first game in the series within a decade, and sees you take to the field with exciting super plays only possible in anime. This is football like you’ve never seen before!
Order Captain Tsubasa!
The latest Sword Art Online game takes you into the “Underworld”, a virtual reality world found in the Alicization arc. Play as Kirito, Eugeo, Alice, and many other of Kirito’s friends as you explore this new world. Can you escape this virtual reality nightmare once again?
Order Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris!
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 allows you to play through some of the later arcs of One Piece, including an original story taking place in the Wano arc! Your favourite playable characters including the Straw Hats, the Vinsmokes, Carrot, Boa Hancock, Smoker, and more are back, and they’ve never looked better. Level up your ultimate team and conquer the seven seas!
Order One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4!
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It’s a great time to be a Final Fantasy fan in the UK as both the Final Fantasy VII/VIII twin pack on the Nintendo Switch and Final Fantasy VIII Remastered on PS4 are finally receiving physical releases. Not only can you experience these two iconic games again with their quality of life additions, but you can also show them off on your shelf too. Don’t miss out when they hit the UK on December 4th.
Buy Final Fantasy VII/VIII Remastered – Twin Pack here!
Buy Final Fantasy VIII Remastered here!
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is now bigger and better with the Definitive Edition, featuring new side-stories for your party characters, a 2D-mode, dual audio, and a photo mode! Recognised as an excellent modern day JRPG, Dragon Quest XI is sure to keep you busy this holiday with its abundance of engaging content. Pick it up from December 4th!
Order Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition here!
This melody is sure to bring up memories of your journey with Kingdom Hearts in this brand new rhythm game, featuring over 140 songs from the series! There’s even a peek at what’s to come in the future, making this a must have for any Kingdom Hearts fan.
Order Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory here!
There are three weeks left until prom, and you haven’t got a date! Spruce up your monster self and play either solo or with up to four players as you attempt to find a date before it’s too late – be warned, though, you’ll have to compete if you have the same crush! The Nintendo Switch edition includes the Second Term DLC and seasonal content updates, and Monster Prom: XXL will be a great party game for the holidays.
Order Monster Prom: XXL here!
From today until February 4, you can enjoy 40% off of fan-favourite anime at Zavvi! So head over there and use the code ANIME to save tons on selected titles. Titles include:A Certain Magical Index: The Movie – The Miracle of EndymionAkame Ga...
Get ready for some anime goodness! Scroll down for all upcoming releases — including Hunter x Hunter, High School DxD, Golden Kamuy, and more! January 8 Update:Hunter X Hunter Set 2 moves from February 1 to January 25High School DxD BorN moves from January 25 to...
Calling all Dragon Ball Super fans!To celebrate our release of The Dragon Ball Super Complete Collection, we asked MasakoX to put together a quiz that tests the knowledge of Super fans! But be warned, because as MasakoX himself says "If you think this quiz is super...
With the Dragon Ball Z Blu-ray releases on the way, we take a look at our favourite battles from Dragon Ball Z. Here's what some of the Manga team and writers have to say: Darcy GilesGoku vs. FriezaFor me, this is one of the biggest and best battles in Dragon Ball Z!...
Written by Tundun Folami When it comes to horror anime and manga there is probably no name as prolific as Junji Ito. With a career spanning over 30 years, and with classics such as Tomie and Uzumaki under his belt, my recommendation for the horror anime you should...
Written by Timi Ofarn I like to think back to the anime shows I used to watch when I didn’t know what anime was, and how they affected me growing up. Pokémon, Digimon, Shaman King, Dragon Ball Z, and Sailor Moon ruled my Saturday mornings! Whether it was watching Ash...