MCM London Comic Con – Manga UK and Anime LImited Licenses!

The first day of this October’s MCM London Comic Con is drawing to a close and three of the country’s largest anime distributors have concluded their panels for this day! Both Anime Limited and the joint panel of Animatsu Entertainment and Manga UK made some fan favourite announcements and some surprise reveals during their time addressing their fans, such as the former’s planned blu-ray release of iconic classic The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Animatsu’s surprise acquisition of recent hit School-Live!. The full list of their announcements, is as follows:

Anime Limited:

New Licenses:

  • Expelled From Paradise (DVD + Blu-ray) – 25th January 2016.
  • Ninja Slayer From Animation
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Season One (Blu-ray).
  • Tokyo ESP  – February 2016.
  • Turn A Gundam


  • Durarara!! X2‘s first season will be released as a complete series.
  • Fuse: Memoirs Of A Huntress is scheduled to be released in early January 2016.
  • Makoto Shinkai: Voices Of A Distant Star / Place Promised In Our Early Days double-pack may be released as a steelbook.
  • Miss Hokusai will be available on DVD and blu-ray from March 2016.
  • Ping Pong The Animation is scheduled to be released on 11th January 2016.
  • Terror In Resonance will receive an Ultimate Edition release in either March or April 2016.

Animatsu Entertainment & Manga UK:

New Licenses:

  • Amagi Brilliant Park
  • Blade Dancer Of The Elementalers
  • Code Geass: Akito The Exiled  – Part 1 and 2 will be released on 21st March 2016 (Distributing for Kaze).
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma.
  • Haikyuu! Seasons 1 & 2. Season 1 will be released in two parts, starting in February 2016.
  • Humanity Has Declined – Due for release in Q1 2016.
  • Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up GIrls In A Dungeon? – A Collector’s Edition release is possible.
  • My Love Story – WIll be released in two parts.
  • My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Seasons 1 & 2 – Season 1 slated for 2016.
  • One Punch Man (Distributing for Kaze).
  • School-Live!


  • Attack On Titan will be receive a theatrical release on 2nd December 2015.
  • Garm Wars: The Last Druid, the first English-language feature from Mamoru Oshii, will be released on 4th March 2016.
  • Yakuza Apocalypse is currently planned to be screened in UK cinemas from 2nd January 2016.


  • Akame ga Kill will be receiving a special release, which will be announced on 30th October 2015.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and as a Collector’s Edition on 25th January 2016.
  • Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo has finally had a release date confirmed for 7th March 2016.
  • High School DxD New won’t be released in the United Kingdom by Manga UK, as FUNimation Entertainment have unknown plans for their properties.
  • Persona 4 The Animation will be released as a complete series collection on DVD, as well as a DVD/BD combi-pack, next year.

The fun isn’t over yet though, as there’s plenty more to come from MCM London Comic Con this weekend! Are you looking forward to any of these new announcements?

Josh A. Stevens

Reviewing anime by moonlight, working in film by daylight, never running out of things to write, he is the one named Josh A. Stevens.

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