MVM Announces UK Anime Release Schedule for Q3 2020

UK distributor MVM Entertainment has revealed their current release slate line-up for the third quarter of 2020. The slate offers a mixture of recently pushed back releases, more complete collections for Blu-ray format and newer releases with a few receiving collector’s edition treatments.

The release slate below will also include late second-quarter titles as well for a quick reminder.

Toradora!

Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

Release Date: 11th May
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £59.99

Based on Yuyuko Takemiya’s light novel series and adapted by J.C.Staff, MVM brought back the Toradora! Blu-ray release with a collector’s edition set that offers a rigid box and a couple of art cards. The set is available for dispatch on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

Release Date: 18th May
Audio: Japanese
SRP: £69.99

Based on Hajime Kamoshida’s light novel series and adapted by CloverWorks, MVM will be releasing the Aniplex series over to the UK onto Blu-ray with a collector’s edition set which carries over the Aniplex of America limited edition booklet and artwork in a rigid box The set is available for dispatch on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Berserk (1997)

Limited Edition Blu-ray Steelbook

Release Date: 1st June
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £49.99

Based on Kentaro Miura’s manga series and adapted by OLM TEAM IGUCHI, MVM once again re-releases the classic anime series with a limited edition Blu-ray steelbook release which recently had its finalised artwork revealed. Don’t worry the MVM and BBFC logos won’t be on the steelbook case. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Samurai Champloo

Limited Edition Blu-ray Steelbook

Release Date: 1st June
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £49.99

From late studio Manglobe and director Shinichirō Watanabe, MVM once again re-releases the well-beloved anime series with a limited edition Blu-ray steelbook release which recently had its finalised artwork revealed. Don’t worry the MVM and BBFC logos won’t be on the steelbook case. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse

Complete Collection Blu-ray

Release Date: 6th July
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £49.99

Based on Yoshimune Kouki’s spin-off light novel series of the Muv-Luv visual novel franchise and adapted by Satelight, MVM will be offering a complete collection release for the Blu-ray format. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel] II. Lost Butterfly

Collector’s Edition Blu-ray & Standard DVD

Release Date: 13th July
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £34.99 (CE Blu-ray), £19.99 (DVD)

Based on Type-Moon’s visual novel Fate/Stay Night’s third story route and adapted by Ufotable, the second film in the trilogy is coming to the UK this July in collector’s Blu-ray packaging and standard DVD. The collector’s edition will offer a rigid box and booklet from the Aniplex release. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website on Blu-ray and DVD formats if you want to get it early!

Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl

Blu-ray

Release Date: 20th July
Audio: Japanese
SRP: £39.99

Based on Hitoma Iruma’s light novel series and adapted by SHAFT, MVM has acquired the UK & Ireland rights for this series and will be offering a Blu-ray release. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Fate/Zero

Complete Collection Blu-ray & DVD

Release Date: 3rd August
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £69.99 (Blu-ray), £49.99 (DVD)

Based on Gen Urobuchi’s spin-off light novel series of the Fate/Stay Night visual novel franchise and adapted by Ufotable, MVM will be offering a complete collection release for the Blu-ray format. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website for both Blu-ray and DVD formats if you want to get it early!

Domestic Girlfriend

Blu-ray

Release Date: 10th August
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £39.99

Based on Kei Sasuga’s manga series and adapted by Diomedéa, MVM will be releasing the series on Blu-ray as a regular release only (no plans to offer a collector’s edition set). The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Mysteria Friends

Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

Release Date: 17th August
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £49.99

The spin-off series to the Rage of Bahamut franchise by studio CygamesPictures has now been scheduled for UK Blu-ray release. MVM will be offering a collector’s edition Blu-ray that offers a 40-page art book and 4 artcards housed inside a rigid box (the same contents as the Sentai Filmworks release). The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Nobunaga the Fool

Complete Collection Blu-ray

Release Date: 31st August
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £49.99

An original anime series by director Shōji Kawamori of Macross fame and animated by studio Satelight, MVM will be offering a complete collection release for the Blu-ray format. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

O Maidens In Your Savage Season

Blu-ray

Release Date: 7th September
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £39.99

Based on Mari Okada’s manga series and adapted by Lay-duce, MVM will be releasing the series on Blu-ray. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Revue Starlight

Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

Release Date: 14th September
Audio: English, Japanese
SRP: £79.99

The original anime musical series by director Tomohiro Furukawa and studio Kinema Citrus has now been scheduled for UK Blu-ray release. MVM will be offering a collector’s edition Blu-ray that offers a 64-page art book and 10 artcards housed inside a rigid box (the same contents as the Sentai Filmworks release but omitting the bookmark and pin-ups). The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

Standard Blu-ray

Release Date: 21st September
Audio: Japanese
SRP: £39.99

Based on Hajime Kamoshida’s light novel series and adapted by CloverWorks, MVM will be releasing the Aniplex series over to the UK onto Blu-ray with a standard edition set at a later stage after the collector’s edition had been released. The set is available for pre-order on MVM’s Anime-on-Line website if you want to get it early!


Source: MVM Entertainment

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Grav is your average generic anime character who went to University, joined and took over the Sheffield Hallam anime society, graduated, got a job, and after various tropes is now back at University. He considers himself a man of culture and likes a lot of anime, even the ones that are considered bad. He likes harems, isekai and pouts too.

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