The concluding arc of one of the most beloved sagas in anime history is about to come to Blu-Ray and DVD: Inuyasha: The Final Act will be in stores on May 26th.
Based on Rumiko Takahashi’s classic manga series, the Inuyasha saga followed the quest of schoolgirl Kagome and the half-demon Inuyasha to restore the shattered Shikon Jewel. Does the fate of the world hang in the balance? Will the duo manage to fulfill their quest in feudal Japan? Will Kagome pass her final exams in the present?
The answers are coming. Follow the jump for further details.
Continue reading Mommy It’s Over: VIZ Announces Home Video Release Of Inuyasha: The Final Act!
Here are some clips for next week’s Into The Woods Blu-ray release.
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As someone who just started watching Xena on Netflix last year, the one thing I dreamed of was watching the show in glorious HD. Let’s face it the quality of the DVDs and Netflix stream are pretty bad. I had a chance to talk to the great Lucy Lawless about her new gig as a Witch on Salem Season 2 – which premieres April 5th on WGN.
At the end of our talk, I asked her if she thinks Xena will ever come out on Blu-ray and her response was she didn’t believe so, or at least there weren’t any plans as far as she knows. Going on to say that considering the way it was filmed, she didn’t think it would ever come out. But then she also didn’t quite know how remastering works – so maybe there’s a chance.
Superman and Batman, The Flash and Green Arrow, Abbott and Costello, Lucy and Desi… Tom and Jerry and Jonny Quest?
On June 23rd, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing the ultimate crossover – Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest! Tom and Jerry and Jonny Quest and Hadji teaming up to face down the ultimate evil of Dr. Zin – who has his eye on a device that could solve the world’s energy problems.
What could be more fun than that? Follow the jump for further details.
Continue reading Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest – The Team-up You Didn’t Know You Wanted!
The best movie of 2014 (according to Oscar voters) is now available on Blu-ray. There’s a good chance you missed it in the theaters, now’s your chance to see what all the fuss was about.
Continue reading Blu-ray Review: Birdman Lands Home
HBO has unleashed the gag reel (or at least a portion thereof) from Game of Thrones: Season Four upon the internet to tease the home video release. Check it out after the jump.
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Disney’s 1961 classic animated cartoon 101 Dalmatians gets a fresh coat of paint in a brand new Diamond Edition Blu-ray set.
Continue reading Blu-ray Review: 101 Dalmatians Gets A New Coat
Capping the highest-rated season of Doctor Who on BBC America, Doctor Who: Last Christmas was a gripping episode for several reasons – including the whole ‘will Jenna stay on or will she go?’ question. Plus Santa Claus as we’ve never seen him before.
On Tuesday, February 17th, Doctor Who: Last Christmas is coming to Blu-Ray and DVD – with audio commentary tracks (for those of you who (like me) love to hear how these things were put together) and a 10-minute behind-the-scenes featurette that includes interviews with cast and crew . Follow the jump for more.
Continue reading Coming Next Week: Doctor Who: Last Christmas – Now With Commentaries!
Metal Hurlant – a name to evoke awe in the heart of the sci-fi/fantasy fun. The original magazine of illustrated genre material famous the world over; known as Heavy Metal in North America.
Writer-director Guillaume Lubrano created a live-action series adapted from the tales of Metal Hurlant with an all-star Sci-fi/fantasy cast including Micheal Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens), John Rhys-Davies (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Michael Jai White (Spawn) – to name but a few.
Now, the acclaimed Metal Hurlant Chronicles: The Complete Series is being released on Blu-ray and DVD in North America on April 14th by Shout! Factory. For details, follow the jump.
Continue reading Metal Hurlant Chronicles: The Complete Series Coming In April!
Tiger & Bunny the eponymous superhero reality TV stars of manga fame are going anime. Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising is coming to North American home video in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and Standard DVD on February 24th.
The DVD, from VIZ Media, will include: official theatrical trailers and promotional videos as well as exciting footage from the film’s San Francisco premiere event, a TIGER & BUNNY TV series special digest, and clean opening and closing segments. Bonus material exclusive to the Combo Pack includes: specialty print foil O-card, an insightful interview with producer Kazuhiko Tamura, a video production art gallery, a Hero Weekly Countdown, and a compilation of TIGER & BUNNY commercials.
For further details, follow the jump.
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Thirty years after a catastrophic event rendered Tokyo a wasteland, a trio of genetically engineered schoolgirls – Ibara, Aoi and Taeko – enter that wasteland in search of survivors. The are the Coppelion.
On February 3rd, the thirteen-episode anime series Coppelion – based on the manga series by Tomonori Inoue – will be released on home video by VIZ Media. The Blu-ray/DVD Combo-Pack release will also include, as bonus features, clean opening and closing sequences, original series trailers and a gallery of production art.
For further details, follow the jump.
Continue reading Coppelion: The Complete Series – Three In A Wasteland!