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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:...

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...

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;...

The Manga UK Christmas Gifting Guide

December’s here and it’s time to start thinking about gifts and stocking fillers for your nearest and dearest, or maybe just what to put on your own Christmas list! Here at Manga UK, we know there’s an anime for everyone - so why not pick up something a little...

Have A Pokémon Marathon This Weekend!

2016 is a fantastic time to be a Pokémon fan in the UK! Not only are the Pokémon Movie 1-3 Collection and Pokémon The Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages available for you to buy now - but this Saturday Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel, will be...

Get ready for Ghost in the Shell!

The first trailer for the live-action Ghost In The Shell movie has been revealed - and we have to say it's looking pretty good! Haven't had a chance to check the trailer out? Watch it below: As with any Hollywood adaptation, fans are anxiously waiting to see if the...

Top Five Digimon

With the DVD release of the fantastic Digimon: Digital Monsters here at last, it's time for us to talk about the best Digimon. It would be too easy to include the DigiDestined's Digimon so we're not going to include them in this list and give ourselves a real...

MCM London Comic Con 2016 – October Announcements

See below for the latest Manga & Animatsu news and announcements from MCM Comic Con! Following on from the huge success of our UK-wide screenings of Akira in September, we're very excited to announce that we'll be bringing more anime to the cinema! Some of you may...

GHOST IN THE SHELL RETURNS TO CINEMAS

Manga Entertainment has the pleasure of announcing that following the success of the recent Akira screenings, they will be bringing the seminal anime classic Ghost in the Shell back to UK cinemas on over 80 screens!

Manga @ MCM, October 2016

It’s that time again! MCM London Comic Con will be taking place on the 28th, 29th and 30th October at the ExCeL and have we got a weekend planned for you! Our Anime Karaoke was a huge hit back in May, so we’ve brought it back for October con - we’ve upgraded our...

Relive Summer with HaNaYaMaTa

HaNaYaMaTa is the perfect anime to relive the summer, combining youthful nostalgia and warm weather – unless you live in the UK, where buildings are made to keep in the heat rather than let it out, and you spend the entire season sweating and eating countless amounts...

Polished Manga

This October we’re teaming up with Polished Man - an Australian-based charity that recently launched in the UK and is committed to raising funds and awareness for children around the world who suffer from physical and mental abuse. The money raised goes towards trauma...

Out September 26th – Akame Ga Kill! Collection 2

Akame Ga Kill! Collection 2 Under the rule of a tyrannical empire, Tatsumi, a young swordsman, leaves his home to save his poverty stricken village. He meets a girl named Akame, an assassin who was bought, brainwashed and trained to kill by the Empire. Akame is a...

Our Favourite Anime Pirates

Ahoy matey, it’s talk like a pirate day! ‘Ere be a list of our favourite anime pirates! Arrrrrgghh! She be a scurvy slave master… highly dangerous ‘n all, it’s the scourge of the seven seas... Pirate Queen Yukkage! - Gargantia On The Verdurous Planet   She be a...

Out September 19th – Naruto Shippuden Box 25

Naruto Shippuden Box 25 As the Fourth Great Ninja War rages on, the endless waves of Reanimated Shinobi take their toll as the Allied Shinobi Forces are forced to keep fighting their own fallen friends and comrades. Meanwhile, Naruto deepens his understanding of...

Out September 5th – Yu-Gi-Oh! 5DS Season 1

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5DS Season 1 Welcome to New Domino City! Once the playground to legendary duelist Yugi Muto, this sprawling metropolis has since been transformed into a futuristic society where dueling has kicked into overdrive. With recent technological advancements made...

Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Parasyte

Parasyte is a manga by Hitoshi Iwaaki, published between 1988-1995 in Japan. It has since received two recent adaptations in the form of two live action movies and an anime from studio Madhouse. Both are available to purchase now in the UK. About Parasyte A series of...

Out August 15th – Lazer Team

Lazer Team When four small-town losers stumble across an alien crash site containing an incredible battle suit, they soon find themselves responsible for the fate of the entire planet. With this new alien equipment genetically bound to them, and the government hot on...

The Saiyans Are Heading To Sky Cinema This Summer!

That's right, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods and Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' will be airing on Sky Cinema this summer! Both films will be Sky Cinema's Premiere of the Day: Battle of Gods will air at 6:10pm on Saturday August 13th and Resurrection 'F' at 6:10pm on...

Out August 1st – Parasyte The Maxim – Collection 2

Parasyte The Maxim - Collection 2 They arrived in silence and darkness, descending from the skies with a hunger for human flesh. Parasites - alien creatures who must invade and take control of a human host to survive – have come to Earth. No one knows their secret...

THE TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE 30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION

RENOWNED CLASSIC ANIMATED MOVIE ADVENTURE REMASTERED FROM A BRAND-NEW 4K TRANSFER OF ORIGINAL FILM ELEMENTS AND DEBUTS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY™ IN THE UK! COLLECTIBLE LIMITED EDITION 30th ANNIVERSARY STEELBOOK FROM MANGA ENTERTAINMENT AVAILABLE FROM DECEMBER...

MANGA ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS POKÉMON TO THE UK ON BLU-RAY

Pokémon: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 24th. The second release, coming on November 14th, will feature the first three movies as a trilogy and be released on DVD and limited edition Blu-ray Steelbook. "We are incredibly...

Q4 Announcements

Manga Entertainment and Animatsu Entertainment are excited to announce that they will be releasing Digimon Adventure Tri Movie 1, Wish Upon the Pleiades, Perfect Insider and When Supernatural Battles Become Common Place this Autumn. "We are extremely happy to be...

Perfume: A Gallery Experience – in London 6-7 August

The hugely popular electro-pop trio Perfume will be celebrating their latest European vinyl album “Cosmic Explorer” and Blu-ray release of feature-length documentary “WE ARE Perfume - WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT” with an official gallery exhibition in London, 6-7 August....

Out July 11th – Mirai Nikki: Future Diary Collection 2

Mirai Nikki: Future Diary - Collection 2 Yuki is a loner who's not very good with people. He prefers to write a diary on his cell phone and talk to his imaginary friend, Deus Ex Machina – The God of Time and Space. However, Yuki soon learns that Deus is more than a...

ATTACK ON TITAN SEASON 2 ANNOUNCED!

The news many anime fans have been waiting for has come at last. Attack on Titan Season 2 will start airing in Japan Spring 2017! The news came from the show's staff at the "Shingeki Matsuri", where they also shared a visual for the new series and revealed the cast...

Out July 4th – Haikyu!! Season 1 Collection 2

HAIKYU!! COLLECTION 2 In the wake of the blistering practice match against the Nekoma High School team, the Karasuno High School volleyball squad digs in and vows to bring their game up another level. Prior to the arrival of the new freshmen, the general belief was...

Blue Exorcist Season 2 Announced!

Two weeks ago we shared the news that a countdown had appeared on the Blue Exorcist website. Now, it's been announced that there will be a new Blue Exorcist anime in 2017. When the countdown ends in 4 days, we will apparently be treated to an official PV for this new...

Attack on Titan – Favourite Female Character Poll

Last week we gave you the opportunity to vote for your favourite male character from Attack on Titan. This week is your chance to vote for your favourite female character and while there may be fewer choices, we feel it’s definitely anyone’s game this week. A big...

Countdown Appears On The Blue Exorcist Website

The official Japanese website for Blue Exorcist (Ao no Exorcist) has recently launched a countdown, which is set to end on 4th July at 8:00 JST (23:00 GMT). The purpose of the countdown is unknown, but many are already speculating about a second season or perhaps a...

Attack on Titan – Favourite Male Character Poll

With the Attack on Titan Complete Collection  and Attack on Titan: The Movie Part 1 coming to Blu-ray and DVD at the end of this month, we thought now is the perfect time to run a two-part poll. One for male characters this week and one for female characters next...

Manga @ MCM London Comic Con 2016

We'd like to thank those of you who came over to say hello, joined in with the karaoke, and made our weekend so awesome! Check out our photos from the weekend: Our host, Elle did an amazing job over the weekend. But don't let Jerome and Fray get on stage. We even had...

POLL: MANGA AND ANIMATSU ANIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

Another MCM London Comic Con has come to an end and we would like to say a huge thank you to all the fans who came to visit the Manga UK booth. We had a great time meeting you all and watching you take part in the Anime Karaoke! During the weekend we also announced...

MANGA @ MCM

MCM London Comic Con will be taking place on the 27th, 28th and 29th May at the ExCeL and, as usual, we’ll be running our customary Manga UK Booth for all of your anime purchasing needs… In addition to this, we’re very excited to announce we’ll have our own Manga UK...

Five Tips To Survive Comic Con

With MCM London Comic Con just round the corner, we thought we’d put together a guide to help convention goers. Here are five things you must know in advance: Tickets If you’re planning on attending any convention, make sure you do your research on ticket availability...

Meet The Manga UK Team!

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...

One Piece: Burning Blood

Grab your straw hats and weigh anchor - we’re setting sail for a One Piece summer! As you may already be aware, we will be releasing One Piece (Uncut) Collections 13 and 14 on DVD over the next few months, with Collection 13 out in October and 14 in November. In...

Out May 16th – RWBY: Volume 3

RWBY VOLUME 3 The Vytal Festival Tournament is the ultimate battle of skill, pitting the world's most powerful Huntsmen and Huntresses in training against one another... and it's finally here! Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are back for a season of over-the-top action,...

The Death Note 2016 Teaser Trailer Is Here!

The official website for Death Note 2016 has started streaming the film's first teaser trailer. The film, which is now titled Death Note: Light Up The NEW World, will open in Japan on October 29. Death Note: Light Up The NEW World will be set in the present day, in a...

Our Favourite Shows of Spring 2016

Jordan and Fray have been checking out the new series that are being simulcast this season and have tried their very best to narrow down their favourites. The Spring season is now a few weeks in, so it’s a great time to share our thoughts on which are the most...

Exclusive Clip From Yakuza Apocalypse

Check out this exclusive clip from Takeshi Miike's hilarious action-horror, Yakuza Apocalypse! About Yakuza Apocalypse: From acclaimed cult director, Takashi Miike (13 Assassins, Ichi The Killer, Audition) and the producers of The Raid and starring Yayan Ruhian (”Mad...

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