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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....

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...

Poll – Soul Eater Favourites

As Soul Eater NOT! heads to the UK for the first time on Blu-ray this week, we thought it’s time to find out... Soul Eater NOT! Complete Series Collection Trailer...

Out August 14th – Power Rangers Dino Charge: Breakout

Power Rangers Dino Charge: Breakout The Red, Black, Blue, Green, and Pink Rangers must once again rely on each other and their new dino-charged powers as they battle to defend the Earth from the villainous Sledge. The Power Rangers will have to outsmart a puzzling...

Out August 7th – Soul Eater Not!

Soul Eater Not! Soul Eater NOT! is a side-story to the main series, focusing on a freshman halberd named Tsugumi Harudori, who befriends two other meisters, Meme Tatane and Anya Hepburn. All three take part in the NOT (Normally Overcome Target) class at DWMA and learn...

SHIN GODZILLA EXTENDS HIS UK TOUR


Toho Produced Film to Screen Nationwide on 10th August
 *with new locations added* ~ EXTENDED RELEASE ANNOUNCED ~ 
Manga Entertainment today announced that Shin Godzilla's UK theatrical release has been extended across the UK and Ireland, from 40 to now 100...

SCHOOL-LIVE! (GAKKOU GURASHI!) AND MR.KANSO COLLABORATION

When you think of visiting Japan, you imagine eating ramen from street vendors, heading to sushi restaurants, or maybe even grabbing some takoyaki. Not many people would put a bar where you eat cold canned food on their ‘to do list.’ However, you should. The...

Out July 17th – One Punch Man Collection 1

One Punch Man Collection 1 (Episodes 1-12 + 6 OVA) Saitama only became a hero for fun, but after three years of special training, he finds that he can beat even the mightiest opponents with a single punch. Though he faces new enemies every day, it turns out being...

Our Favourite One Punch Man Characters

One Punch Man is a show packed with memorable characters, but we’ve tried our best to narrow down our favourites. Disagree with our choices? Don’t worry – you can tell us your favourite character by voting in our poll here!   Saitama His ability to destroy enemies...

SHIN GODZILLA STOMPS ACROSS THE UK THIS SUMMER

Toho Produced Film to Screen Nationwide on 10th August LONDON, UK - 11th July 2017 - The iconic science fiction monster Godzilla makes land fall in the UK this August with the theatrical release of Shin Godzilla from Toho Company, Ltd. Today, Manga Entertainment...

Out July 10th – Himouto! Umaru-chan Complete Season Collection, Power Rangers Dino Charge Volume 2, Samurai Warriors Complete Season 1 and Mirai Nikki: Future Diary – Complete Season Collection

Himouto! Umaru-chan Complete Season Collection – Blu-ray/DVD Collector’s Edition To her classmates, Umaru Doma appears to be the perfect girl. She’s beautiful, friendly, and fashionable, earns top grades, and seems to be able to do any task asked of her with ease....

Q4 Releases from Manga and Animatsu

Q4 is fast approaching, and we have some new releases to reveal! See below for release dates, some previously unannounced content, and our current schedule for October to December. The Hosoda Collection 6 November 2017   Summer Wars Worlds collide in a tale where...

OUT TODAY – IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD

"A gorgeously rendered and deeply personal portrayal" ★★★★ EMPIRE The critically acclaimed and award winning In This Corner of the World finally hits the big screen today! Have you booked your ticket? “An exquisitely rendered, moving portrait” ★★★★★ Stephen Kelly,...

Welcome to Amagi Brilliant Park

From the creator of Full Metal Panic! comes a new series adapted by the fantastic Kyoto Animation – Amagi Brilliant Park. About Amagi Brilliant Park: Kanie Seiya believes that Sento Isuzu has invited him on a date at an amusement park called Amagi Brilliant Park. Much...

Manga @ May MCM 2017

Another MCM London Comic Con has been and gone, we hope you all had a great time! It was fantastic to meet and hang out with you all. This MCM we teamed up with the lovely folks at Machinima SBOC, who brought a fantastic cosplay stage to the event! It was nice to see...

Poll – Which is your favourite Rookie Digimon?

With the release of Digimon Adventure Tri: The Movie Part 1 upon us - we ask you to vote for your favourite Rookie from Digimon: Digital Monsters Season 1. Don't forget there's another important vote you need to take part in! The UK Election will be taking place on...

Help Us Raise Money At This May’s MCM London Comic Con!

We are once again fundraising for a good cause at this month's MCM London Comic Con with a special charity raffle. This time we asked you to vote for the charity that you believe in and you chose the wonderful OSKA BRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL, presented by Carousel! The Oska...

Fundraising MCM May 2017

For MCM London Comic Con this May, we will be continuing our tradition of holding a charity raffle to fundraise for a cause that we believe in. Last year, we raised money for the Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund in Japan and the launch of Polished Man in the UK. This...

Q3 Releases from Manga and Animatsu

Our Q3 releases are now live and ready to pre-order! See below for some previously unannounced titles and release dates for shows you’ve been waiting for. A Certain Magical Index: The Movie The Miracle of Endymion Release Date: 11 September 2017 Format: Blu-ray/DVD...

FIVE THINGS TO PREPARE YOU FOR LIFE IN JAPAN : PART 2

Hopefully you found the first three offerings in ‘part one’ informative. So without further hesitation, let's complete the list: 4. Opening a bank account This. Nearly. Killed us. It was my second day in Tokyo and I needed to open a bank account, which turned out to...

FIVE THINGS TO PREPARE YOU FOR LIFE IN JAPAN : PART 1

With the UK economy in the horrendous state it’s in, there’s no surprise that increasing numbers of young people are fleeing the jobless wasteland that our Great Britain has become in search of greener pastures, where they can drink and sleep in peace without being...

Out April 17th – Nisekoi Season 2 Parts 1 & 2

Nisekoi Season 2 - Parts 1 & 2 Raku and the girls are back! The hunt for the key to his heart and locket continues in the second season of this fan favorite anime series. Nisekoi: features all the familiar characters from the first season joined by Kosaki's...

We Are X Mondo Edition Steelbook® Coming to the UK

Mondo x SteelBook® #019: We Are X  We are thrilled to present the first documentary in the Mondo x SteelBook® line: “We Are X” featuring the artwork of Becky Cloonan. From the production team behind the Oscar winning Searching for Sugar Man comes We Are X, a...

Manga @ MCM, May 2017

The most most wonderful time of the nerd year is fast approaching… MCM London Comic Con! In 2016, we had an absolute blast bringing the Manga UK Karaoke Stage to both May and October cons, and loved every singing, dancing, fundraising, cosplaying second of it! A big...

Out March 27th – One Piece Collection 16

One Piece Collection 16 Luffy, battered beyond belief, pushes his body past the breaking point as he seeks to save his friends and deliver the decisive blow against Gecko Moria. When the dust clears, only Zoro and Sanji are left standing to protect their fallen...

Adjustments to Release Schedule

Some recent unavoidable adjustments within our company involving production have unfortunately affected some release dates, so we have taken necessary steps to ensure the quality of our future titles. This means we have re-evaluated our upcoming schedule, and changed...

Poll – What’s Your Favourite Ecchi/Harem Anime?

Last week we asked you: In the event of a zombie apocalypse which character would you most like to team up with? Over 1,000 of you voted and the top 3 answers were... Kurosaki Ichigo – 25% Goku – 24% Uzumaki Naruto – 11% Now, as Triage X is out now in the UK, there's...

WIN OVER £100 WORTH OF MANGA UK GOODIES!

The Manga UK website and the weekly Mangazette has been relaunched! Our weekly Mangazette aims to give our readers the very best anime-related deals, news and of course, exclusive competitions. By signing up to our Weekly Mangazette between now and Friday March 24th -...

Out March 13th – Triage X

Triage X Mochizuki General Hospital boasts some of the most well-trained (and well-endowed) nurses in town. But though these ladies spend much of their day battling sickness, their after-hours are spent fighting a very different sort of disease...Under the leadership...

Out February 13th – DRAMAtical Murder

DRAMAtical Murder Aoba is drawn into the shady underworld that surrounds the popular virtual game Rhyme, the universe that he thought he knew falls apart. If deja vu describes the sensation of experiencing something that you think you may have done before, what is it...

We Are X Theatrical

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILM ‘WE ARE X’ ABOUT JAPAN’S BIGGEST ROCK BAND FROM THE PRODUCERS OF ‘SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN’ TO CELEBRATE ITS UK FILM PREMIERE ON 28 FEBRUARY AND RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS FROM 2 MARCH Film Soundtrack Released 3 March through Sony Music’s Legacy...

Ghost in the Shell Art Competition – Winner

The deadline for our Ghost in the Shell variant poster competition has come and gone, the entries have been pored over and a winner chosen. We were overwhelmed by the number and quality of the entries we received - it's clear that there are quite a few talented Ghost...

Out January 23rd – One Piece Collection 15

One Piece Collection 15 Luffy’s impulsive attack on Gecko Moria ends up costing the rubber-man something he can’t live without his shadow! When Zoro and Sanji find themselves in the same boat, the three fierce fighters must find a way to recapture what was lost, or...

In This Corner Of The World Named Best Film Of 2016!

In This Corner of the World continues its remarkable commercial and critical run after winning the Hiroshima Film Festival "Peace Award", “Best Movie” and  “Jury Special Award” at the Yokohama Film Festival and the Takahashi Film Festival “Horizon Award". Now Kinema...

The Naruto Anime Series Surpasses 520k Sales In The UK

Manga Entertainment have been releasing Naruto on home video since 2006 and are incredibly happy to announce that the franchise has now sold over 520,000 copies! Naruto first hit UK shelves in 2006 with Naruto Unleashed Series 1 Part 1 and the series quickly became...

SABAN’S MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS!

Manga Entertainment is excited to announce it has licensed Saban’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers for home video release in the UK, as well as Power Rangers Dino Charge and Power Rangers Dino Super Charge! Beginning April 2017, Saban’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers will...

Ghost in the Shell Competition

Are you an anime fan that dabbles in design, fawns over fanart and, most importantly, geeks out over Ghost in the Shell? This January, we're bringing the anime classic Ghost in the Shell to UK cinemas for one night only, and want you to get involved! Design your own...

Manga UK: A Year in Pictures

Now that 2017 is just around the corner, we thought we'd take a look back on the past year and share our 2016 highlights! What were yours? We kicked off 2016 with DBZRF in 3D on January 20th - a pretty explosive start to the year! Did you see it? In May we ramped up...

Anime on SyFy!

Get ready for some anime goodness to hit your TV screens in 2017! We're teaming up with SyFy UK to broadcast some of our top science fiction and fantasy anime films every Saturday night from the 7th January until the 11th February - make sure you tune in to the SyFy...

End of Year Ask Andrew

Time for another #AskAndrew - we asked you for your questions, compiled our favourites and put them to our Marketing Manager Andrew Hewson! Take a look below to find out a bit about our ideas for upcoming special packaging, what Manga UK will be up to in 2017 and...

Brand New Ghost in the Shell Trailer

To celebrate our upcoming theatrical release of the anime classic Ghost in the Shell, we have a brand new, action-packed trailer for your viewing pleasure! Take a look below and let us know what you think? The year is 2029, the world is made borderless by the net;...

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