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The Best Anime for Dungeons & Dragons Fans

The Best Anime for Dungeons & Dragons Fans

Let’s set the scene. The temple that was devoted to the gods is now harbouring legions of the dead! The party has just battled through the nightmarish halls of the Lich’s domain, taking on the revenant hoards, the screams still ringing in your ears. The Wizard is down...

Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris

Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris

The wait is over! The next adventure in the Sword Art Online franchise heads to PS4, Xbox One, and PC today!  That's right, Bandai Namco's latest game, Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris, allows you to experience Kirito's latest adventure in a brand new way.  Sword...

What is Naruto?

What is Naruto?

The Naruto manga first debuted in Japan in 1997, and it ultimately ran for 72 volumes, not including spin-offs, light novels, and more. The anime series started airing in 2002, and with Boruto, it is still going strong now. Naruto follows the titular character as he...

Microsoft’s Anime Month Is Here!

Microsoft’s Anime Month Is Here!

Microsoft’s anime month starts today, meaning you can grab the very best anime digitally at the very best price. From Attack on Titan and Goblin Slayer to My Hero Academia and Fruits Basket, there is something for everyone. Grab them and watch them instantly today....

FunimationCon 2020 will be available in the UK!

FunimationCon 2020 will be available in the UK!

FunimationCon 2020 is coming very soon and you won’t want to miss it! This FREE virtual convention, running on Friday July 3rd and Saturday July 4th will have Industry panels, voice actor live-reads, Q&A’s, and more! The best news of all? It’ll be available in the...

Check Out Zavvi’s Movie Mayhem Sale!

Check Out Zavvi’s Movie Mayhem Sale!

Zavvi's Movie Mayhem is here!   Zavvi's Movie Mayhem sale is now on until June 30th! You can grab fan-favourites such as Akira, Redline and Cowboy Bebop The Movie from only £6.99. Take a look at the full list of titles available:Steamboy - Blu-rayTokyo Godfathers...

One Piece Stampede Competition with ABYstyle

One Piece Stampede Competition with ABYstyle

To celebrate the home video release of One Piece Stampede we have teamed up with the lovely folks at ABYstyle! Find out below how you can win a Stampede Steelbook + some amazing merch. You can enter the competition on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, meaning you have...

MVM anime sale 2020

MVM anime sale 2020

The MVM anime sale is now on! You can grab fan-favourite series such as Death Note, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Steins;Gate and much, much, more. But hurry, these great deals end on June 29th. Here's the full list of titles you can find in the sale: A Certain...

What is Isekai?

What is Isekai?

Translated from Japanese, Isekai means “different world”. If you’ve seen an anime where someone is transported to another world, perhaps either due to an untimely death or strange sequence of events, or maybe they’re unsure why they are somewhere with fantasy elements...

Top 5 Isekai Anime To Stream Right Now In The UK!

Top 5 Isekai Anime To Stream Right Now In The UK!

Previously we've looked at comedy and action series streaming on Funimation, but this time we're diving into the world of Isekai! The Rising of Shield HeroNaofumi Itatani and three others are summoned to another world to become Cardinal Heroes, where they will protect...

The Best Isekai Protagonists

The Best Isekai Protagonists

Every world needs a hero! And if that hero must come from a completely different dimension/planet/universe, then so be it. Whether your selected champion is a fully battle-hardened warrior or a character that could use some (read: a lot) of training, one thing is for...

The Ultimate One Piece Story Arc Guide

The Ultimate One Piece Story Arc Guide

New to the world of One Piece? Or maybe you're just looking to find which arcs are filler, so you can give them a miss. Our ultimate One Piece story arc guide is here to help!Find out all you need to know about the world of One Piece at our hub.  SEA OF SURVIVAL:...

Manga UK release Black Clover and Boruto this week!

Manga UK release Black Clover and Boruto this week!

Black Clover: Season Two Part TwoBroken but not defeated. Now even broken arms can stop Asta! But when his injuries are beyond healing magic, this could mean the end of his journey. Except his magic is never giving up! Together, with his friends, they head to the...

Attack On Titan The Final Season Trailer Revealed

Attack On Titan The Final Season Trailer Revealed

A brand-new trailer has just landed for the Final Season of Attack on Titan! MAPPA, the studio behind Granblue Fantasy Season 2, Zombie Land Saga, and more recently, Listeners, will be taking the helm for this final epic season. Check out the trailer:   About...

What is a Devil Fruit?

What is a Devil Fruit?

Despite the scary name, Devil Fruit isn’t the fruit of the Devil. They are mystical fruits that, when eaten, grant you incredible abilities. The downside? You lose the ability to swim, which is fairly fatal if you’re sailing the blue seas! There are three types of...

Who are the Straw Hat Pirates?

Who are the Straw Hat Pirates?

The Straw Hat Pirates, The Straw Hats, The Mugiwara Pirates, The Straw Hat Crew. There are several names that the main pirate band of One Piece go by as they continue their quest to find the fabled One Piece and ascend into Pirate legend! But who exactly is this well...

Welcome to One Piece

Welcome to One Piece

One Piece is one of the longest-running anime and manga series of all time, and it’s one that continuously shocks, surprises, and delights fans from all over the world. If you’re looking to set sail into the East Blue, then here’s all you have to know to begin your...

One Piece Pirate crews to look out for!

One Piece Pirate crews to look out for!

In their quest to find the legendary One Piece, the Straw Hat Pirates come face to face with some of the most infamous pirate crews to ever sail the Blue Sea! Some crews help Luffy and his sea fairing cohorts while others are out for his blood. Here are some of the...

Manga UK release Wise Man’s Grandchild today!

Manga UK release Wise Man’s Grandchild today!

Wise Mans Grandchild: The Complete Series A young man dies in a car accident and is reborn in a magical new world. The old, yet wise Merlin finds the boy, names him Shin, raises him from infancy and teaches him combat and powerful magic along the way. 15 years later,...

Attack on Titan HMV Competition

Attack on Titan HMV Competition

To celebrate HMV's Anime Essentials Sale, we're giving away an Attack on Titan Colossus Titan & Attack Playset! The competition begins on May 4th and ends at 11.59pm on May 24th.UK & IE only Manga UK Anime Essentials with hmv Grab all these titles from just...

Manga UK @ Cloud Matsuri

Manga UK @ Cloud Matsuri

We're incredibly happy to announce that we've partnered up with Anime Limited to be involved in their upcoming free anime convention, Cloud Matsuri! WHAT IS CLOUD MATSURI?Cloud Matsuri is an online event that will be streamed in its entirety via YouTube on Saturday...

Who are the League of Villains?

Who are the League of Villains?

By now you know about the Villains to look out for in My Hero Academia. That’s all well and good, but if you really want to brush up on your knowledge of the MHA’s criminal underground then there is one group of notorious Quirk users whose very name strikes fear into...

Why you should watch One Piece Stampede!

Why you should watch One Piece Stampede!

YonkouProductions shares why you need to see One Piece Stampede! One Piece: Stampede is the culmination of 20 years of epic One Piece adventures. Since the manga's launch in 1997, it has spawned massive media projects including the anime in 1999 and a flurry of movies...

What is My Hero Academia?

What is My Hero Academia?

Welcome to My Hero Academia Hello, young readers! Thank you for coming to our lecture on My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia). Today, we want to introduce you to everything you need to know about our world – Quirks, Pro Heroes, U.A. High School and more! What is...

The Manga UK Virtual Anime Pub Quiz

The Manga UK Virtual Anime Pub Quiz

We're happy to announce that we'll be running our very first Manga UK Anime Pub Quiz this Thursday. This is your chance to show off your anime knowledge and possibly win some prizes too! When?5pm BST - Thursday 30th April Where?On myQuiz – sign up and join the quiz...

Top 5 Comedy Anime To Stream Right Now In The UK

Top 5 Comedy Anime To Stream Right Now In The UK

Last week we shared our favourite action series, this week we look at five comedy series we love streaming right now on Funimation! Assassination Classroom Korosensei cares about his class, and is generally a great teacher, but there's one slight problem... he's...

A Live-Action One Punch Man Movie Is On The Way

A Live-Action One Punch Man Movie Is On The Way

The popular action-comedy series, One Punch Man, is receiving a live-action adaptation from Sony Pictures and the writing duo behind the recent Jumanji and Venom films. The news, which was originally reported by Variety, also states that Arad Productions (Ghost in the...

My Hero One’s Justice 2 is out now!

My Hero One’s Justice 2 is out now!

My Hero One's Justice 2 is out now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC, allowing you to battle as some of the most popular characters from the world of My Hero Academia! We've been playing it over the weekend and have had a blast. ABOUT THE GAMEThe...

Manga UK release One Piece Collection 21 today!

Manga UK release One Piece Collection 21 today!

One Piece: Collection 21 (Uncut)The story of Luffy and Ace’s past is revealed! Years later, after the tragedy at Marineford, Luffy questions his ability to become the King of the Pirates and must choose between reuniting with his crew or joining “Dark King” Rayleigh...

Vote for your favourite Dragon Ball super arc!

Vote for your favourite Dragon Ball super arc!

With the final Dragon Ball Super part upon us, we thought it’s the perfect time to ask… Which Super arc was your favourite? Which is your favourite Dragon Ball super arc? God of Destruction Beerus Golden Frieza Universe 6 "Future" Trunks Universe Survival            ...

WIN a My Hero Academia Plus Ultra Crate from Loot Crate!

WIN a My Hero Academia Plus Ultra Crate from Loot Crate!

Hello, heroes! To celebrate the release of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising in UK & Irish cinemas on February 26 & 27, we’ve teamed up with Loot Crate for a PLUS ULTRA GIVEAWAY!  We have FIVE My Hero Academia Plus Ultra Crates to give away to the lucky winners,...

The best shows to watch on Valentine’s Day!

The best 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.My Love Story (Oremonogatari)This feel good show follows...

Manga UK release Zombie Land Saga and Code Geass today!

Manga UK release Zombie Land Saga and Code Geass today!

ZOMBIE LAND SAGA: The Complete SeriesSakura Minamoto dreams of becoming an idol. Unfortunately, reality hits her like a truck, and she dies in a sudden traffic accident. Ten years later, she wakes up in Saga Prefecture, only to find herself a zombie with no memory of...

Vote for your favourite JoJo!

Vote for your favourite JoJo!

With Phantom Blood, Battle Tendency and the first part of Stardust Crusaders out now, we want to know who your favourite protagonist is so far? We have Phantom Blood's kind hearted gentleman, Jonathan Joestar. “My heart resonates! The heat's enough to burn! The beat...

Manga UK release SSSS.Gridman this week!

Manga UK release SSSS.Gridman this week!

SSSS.GRIDMAN: The Complete SeriesYou're not alone. Whenever, forever. Yuuta Hibiki is a first-year student in high school living in Tsutsujidai. One day, he wakes up without his memories. Yuuta later meets Hyper Agent GRIDMAN who is inside an old computer. GRIDMAN...

One Piece: Stampede Preview Screening

One Piece: Stampede Preview Screening

Get ready to set sail on a brand new epic adventure with your favourite pirate crew!To celebrate One Piece: Stampede coming to cinemas across the UK on February 2nd, we're hosting a special screening of the movie giving a selection of lucky fans an exclusive first...

Five anime to watch this Winter!

Five anime to watch this Winter!

YonkouProductions runs through his top anime to watch on Funimation Now this Winter!Winter is here, so snuggle up and enjoy these five amazing series on Funimation Now!NarutoGive the knuckleheaded ninja with no family a home with the Naruto series streaming now and...

The anime fan gift guide!

The anime fan gift guide!

It's that time of the year when you start thinking about gifts for the anime fan in your life, or maybe you're looking for something slightly different to add to your own list? Well, worry not! Below are some of our picks to put a smile on someone's face this...

5 reasons why you should play Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

5 reasons why you should play Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Ask any fan to list their top anime and more often than not Dragon Ball will get a mention somewhere. Whether it’s the beloved Z series, the epic Super saga, or even 1984’s original Dragon Ball, the stories of the Saiyans and their planet shattering battles have...

Vote for your favourite Naruto team!

Vote for your favourite Naruto team!

Naruto Shippuden Complete Season 10 is out Monday and contains Episodes 459-500!As season 10 brings the long-running show to an end, we thought we'd ask you to vote for your favourite Konoha team. TEAM 7Team 7 led by Kakashi, includes the titular character Naruto,...

Manga UK’s November Film Season Part 4

Manga UK’s November Film Season Part 4

The final week of our November film season is here.It's the final week of Manga UK's November film season, all month we've showcased the most beloved films in our catalogue and given you the chance to pick up exciting titles at a great price. This week we highlight...

Dragon Ball x Uniqlo Launch PLUS COMPETITION!

Dragon Ball x Uniqlo Launch PLUS COMPETITION!

Uniqlo are well-known for their fantastic UT collections - whether it's Weekly Shonen Jump, Disney or Marvel. But this November, they will be releasing an entire collection dedicated to fan-favourite series... Dragon Ball! Uniqlo's Dragon Ball collection is available...

Manga UK’s November film season heads to HMV!

Manga UK’s November film season heads to HMV!

The Manga UK November film season, which highlights the most beloved films from our catalogue, continues with more fantastic offers available right now at HMV and on iTunes. See below!AkiraKaneda and Tetsuo, two high school drop-outs, are members of a joy-riding...

Manga UK’s November film season continues!

Manga UK’s November film season continues!

Manga UK's November film season continues with fan-favourite titles such as Redline and Ninja Scroll.This month's film season showcases the most essential films in the Manga UK catalogue and gives fans old and new an opportunity to pick them up at a great price....

Manga UK’s November film season begins!

Manga UK’s November film season begins!

Part 1 of our month-long celebration: grab fan-favourite films for just £3.99! Introducing our Manga UK November film season - showcasing the most beloved films in our catalogue, and giving fans the opportunity to grab these essential films at a great price!This week...

Manga UK release Goblin Slayer this week!

Manga UK release Goblin Slayer this week!

GOBLIN SLAYER: Season OneA young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It’s the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue–a man who’s dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by any...

Our favourite Manga UK releases to watch on Halloween

Our favourite Manga UK releases to watch on Halloween

It's almost Halloween, which means it's time for us to once again share our favourite spooky releases! There are so many great shows and movies to choose from, so make sure you let us know which titles would make your list! So, here are just some of our favourite...

New Adventure Time specials are on the way!

New Adventure Time specials are on the way!

Four brand new Adventure Time specials are on the way!Under the new title "Adventure Time: Distant Lands", we can look forward to four new special episodes with Finn, Jake and friends! The specials are due to hit the new streaming platform HBO Max in 2020.Are you...

Manga UK @ MCM London Comic Con October 2019

Manga UK @ MCM London Comic Con October 2019

Join us at MCM London Comic Con this weekend! Find us at Stand #N1301There are tons of exciting things awaiting you at this weekend's MCM London Comic Con, our booth will be back and overflowing with all of your favourite anime + other goodies!You'll also be able to...

Manga UK Creative – October 2019

Manga UK Creative – October 2019

It's time for #MangaUKCreative! Once again we've received so many fantastic entries for Manga UK Creative, but here are a few of our favourites. Don't forget you can enter your fanart and anime creations using #MangaUKCreative on Twitter. *Winners*@pingkipenguin(......

Manga UK Release Tensei Slime and Adventure Time!

Manga UK Release Tensei Slime and Adventure Time!

This week, we’re bringing you the story of a 37 year old man-turned-Slime AND the wacky adventures of a human boy called Finn and his shape-shifting companion Jake. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is a typical corporate...

Manga UK is Fundraising for Mencap!

Manga UK is Fundraising for Mencap!

To celebrate MCM London Comic Con this October, 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 another cause chosen by you - Mencap!  From the Mencap website: Mencap is the...

Manga UK release Steins;Gate 0 Part 2 today!

Manga UK release Steins;Gate 0 Part 2 today!

This week, you can complete your Steins;Gate 0 collection with episodes 13-23 available on DVD/ Blu-ray Combo Pack!Steins;Gate 0 Part 2Our Steins;Gate 0 Part 1 Collector's Edition set contains space for Part 2 - create a Complete Season Collector's set by slotting...

Manga UK releases My Hero Academia Season 3 Part 2!

Manga UK releases My Hero Academia Season 3 Part 2!

My Hero Academia Season 3 Part 2 Available on: DVD, Blu-ray and Dual Format Our Season 3 Part 1 Collector's Edition set contains space for Part 2 - create a Complete Season 3 Collector's set by slotting Part 2 into your rigid box!  Class 1-A is fired up to earn hero...

Manga UK’s 2019 releases

Manga UK’s 2019 releases

We have some exciting new titles coming your way this year including Fruits Basket, Goblin Slayer and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime! See below for our highlights, or scroll down for the full slate! Fruits BasketTohru goes from living in a tent to rooming...

Manga UK release Boruto and Black Clover this week!

Manga UK release Boruto and Black Clover this week!

Black Clover – Season One Part Four Black Clover Season 1 Part 4 contains anime episodes 30-39 directed by Tatsuya Yoshihara from Studio Pierrot.What should have been a relaxing vacation turns into a chilling adventure when mysterious magic snow lures the children of...

Our Favourite Anime Powers

Our Favourite Anime Powers

    Here's our favourite anime powers, disagree with our choices? Let us know your top favourites on Twitter and Facebook.SUPER SAIYANPerhaps the greatest anime power of all. Who hasn’t watched an episode of Dragon Ball Z and thought to themselves, “I want...

Manga UK release Attack on Titan Season 3 Part 1 today!

Manga UK release Attack on Titan Season 3 Part 1 today!

Attack on Titan: Season Three Part OneAttack on Titan Season 3 Part 1 contains episodes 1-12The truth about the Titans begins to come to light. Political secrets, a false king, and the reality that will shake the foundation of the world—all falls on the shoulders of...

The Second My Hero Academia Movie Gets Its First Teaser!

The Second My Hero Academia Movie Gets Its First Teaser!

A teaser has recently dropped for the next My Hero Academia movie, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising! The 30 second video features a preview of new villain Nine, the "Heir of All For One", as well as fan-favourite returning characters Ochaco, Todoroki, Deku, Bakugo and...

Manga UK release Steins;Gate 0 Part 1 today!

Manga UK release Steins;Gate 0 Part 1 today!

Steins;Gate 0 – Part OneOkabe couldn’t save her.Plagued by the guilt, his only solace lies with academia and with his friends who have been by his side from the start. But nothing’s ever easy. While Okabe struggles to leave his traumas in the past, he meets a...

Poll – Who is the best duo?

Poll – Who is the best duo?

Anime gives us wonderful stories and characters, it also gives us powerful relationships between humans, demons and... weapons! So we want to know, who is your favourite anime duo?   Who is your favourite duo?Maka & Soul - Soul EaterNaruto & Kurama -...

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS: 2019 Releases!

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS: 2019 Releases!

Summer is coming, and we are super excited to be able to announce some of our new releases for Summer and Autumn 2019!We've got BoJack Horseman, Okko's Inn, Steins;Gate 0, Attack on Titan Season 3, and more coming your way. See below for our highlights, or scroll down...

The Base anime sale has begun!

The Base anime sale has begun!

The Base Summer anime sale is now on! Base.com's summer sale has just begun and there's a load of exciting anime titles for you to get your hands!Mob Psycho 100 Complete Season 1 - £14.99Cowboy Bebop The Movie - £7.49Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Complete...

Okko’s Inn comes home this Autumn!

Okko’s Inn comes home this Autumn!

Okko's Inn, the latest movie from Studio Madhouse, comes to DVD & Blu-ray with both English and Japanese audio on October 7!“Okko’s Inn was wonderful! I laughed and cried so much... I didn’t want it to end.” – Makoto Shinkai, director of YOUR NAME★★★★ - The...

BoJack Horseman hits DVD and Blu-ray this September!

BoJack Horseman hits DVD and Blu-ray this September!

No, we're not Horsin' Around, BoJack Horseman Season 1 is coming to the UK on DVD & Blu-ray on September 2!About BoJack Horseman:Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the '90's, 20 years later...BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but...

Book Now! Okko’s Inn comes to select cinemas on July 14

Book Now! Okko’s Inn comes to select cinemas on July 14

The latest film from famed anime studio Madhouse hits select cinemas this July! Cherry blossom, hot springs, and... friendly ghosts!? Check in to the weird and wonderful Okko's Inn - all are welcome here!Okko's Inn is a touching family film about a young girl facing...

Manga UK release Overlord II today!

Manga UK release Overlord II today!

Overlord IIThe power to rule is in his bones.Bow before the great and powerful Ains Ooal Gown - the overlord returns!Continuing his quest to rule this new world, Ains begins to put the pieces in place for his conquest. But between a Lizard Man tribe uprising, and...

Japan Expo 2019 Competition

Japan Expo 2019 Competition

Fancy winning tickets to this year's Japan Expo in Paris?! Well, to enter the competition all you have to do is head to our twitter account here and follow the instructions! Terms and Conditions: By participating in this giveaway, you fully agree to and accept these...

Manga UK release My Hero Academia Season One today!

Manga UK release My Hero Academia Season One today!

My Hero Academia: Season OneFrom studio BONES, the creators of Fullmetal Alchemist and Soul Eater, comes My Hero Academia, a superhero origin story that soars to the top of the class. Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but...

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