Funimation Entertainment Unveil their July 2012 Release Slate
Funimation Entertainment have today released their July 2012 anime release slate, featuring a number of brand new series, next parters and titles that will become part of their Classics and S.A.V.E Editions. These titles are as follows:
Kaoru is a college boy with everything going for him. He lives in a mansion with his beautiful fiance Aoi, all his roommates are babes, and they all have the hots for him. There’s just one hitch: due to family complications, Kaoru and his beloved have to keep their engagement a secret. As he gets tangled in countless steamy situations can Kaoru overcome temptation and stay true to the lovely Aoi? Two is company and eight is a party in this romping romance series.
Finally the original cyberpunk classic is available in one comprehensive collection. Armitage is a brash cybernetic cop who sports a racy wardrobe and an attitude to match. Patrolling the unruly metropolis on Mars, she’s got a grudge against society where androids are at the mercy on unsympathetic humans. In the original OVAs – also coalesced as the feature film Poly Matrix – Armitage risks everything to hunt down a vicious android killer and solve the secret to her existence. The sequel, Dual Matrix finds Armitage in an overcharged battle to save her loved ones from an obsessive doctor and his deadly Armitage replicas.
Ellis is an amnesiac with a bounty on her head, and Nadie’s trigger finger is the only thing keeping her friend from falling into the wrong hands. They’re looking for pieces of Ellis’s past, and every mile of open highway brings the girls closer together – but their special bond is bound to be tested.
At the dusty border crossroads where ancient spirits and modern science meet, a storm of conspiracy is brewing low in the desert sky. Someone out there can explain the hazy mysteries of Ellis’s past. If she and Nadie just keep moving south, the Hunter and the Witch will get their answers soon enough.
The doomed city of Romdo is supposed to be perfect, but Re-l Mayer, a young female inspector from the Civilian Intelligence Office knows better. In this place where humans and robots coexist, she receives a strange message: something is awakening.
For the first time, the origin of Hohenheim’s alchemic power is exposed — as well as the history he shares with the first Homunculus. Yet, while the past is uncovered, the future remains perilously uncertain. Edward suffers grave wounds fighting alongside an unlikely band of former enemies. Alphonse struggles in battle against Pride, a monster vicious enough to destroy his own kind. Mustang leads an armed revolution in the streets of Central, and victory seems certain until the military unleashes a horde of ravenous abominations created with human souls. In Part Four of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, a nation teeters on the brink of violent chaos — and the dreaded Promised Day is at hand.
In a near-perfect society, humans enjoy virtually anything their heart desires by simply staying connected to the Fractale – a centuries-old technology on the verge of collapse. One day, Clain, a teenage boy who collects antique electronics saves a girl on the run from dangerous persuers. She disappears in the night, leaving only a pendant full of data behind. Suddenly his quiet life turns to chaos when he’s caught between the religious order suddenly determined to save Fractale, and the Lost Millennium who seek to destroy it.
Yukinari’s got girl problems – the poor guy is literally allergic to them. He can’t even be in the same room as a girl without getting a rash. It’s enough to put any red-blooded male in an awful mood.
Here’s the good news: things start looking up for Yukinari when he accidentally plays peek-a-boo with the naked girl-next-door. She freaks out and boots him in the face, magically transporting our hero to the coolest place ever – Seiren, a mystical land populated mostly by girls. As soon as he gets there, he meets Miharu, a super-bouncy, carefree cutie who can touch Yukinari without causing a rash! She becomes his roomie on Earth and – well, then it’s all bathtubs, swimming pools, hot springs, and you’re not even reading this anymore are you?
Fell the tension build as Prussia plots an invasion of Austria’s happy little place. Try on a codpiece! Share in Spain’s pain as he does his best to look after little Romano. Run with stampeding kittens! Swoon at the awkward new bromance blossoming between Japan and Greece. Eat a yummy churro! Listen and learn as Frace teaches Italy about the birds and the bees. Avoid Sealand! Cheer as America befriends space aliens and whales. Truly, no matter whose flag you fly… it is about to get all SQUEE up in here. Like… big time.
Panty and Stocking – the Anarchy Sisters – are two nasty angels who got booted from the pearly gates for being foul-mouthed bitches! Now they spend their days blowing up ghosts in the lecherous abyss between Heaven and Earth. Panty likes sex, Stocking likes sweets, their afro-sporting man Garter Belt has a fetish we can’t mention. Together, they’re keeping the streets free of bodily fluids. Ghosts don’t have a prater against their panty pistols and stocking swords, and if this debaucherous duo can collect enough Heaven Coins, they might get their halos back. They’ve got a slim chance in gell, but rolling commando is the best way to get lucky – especially with Panty and Stocking!
Cecily’s a blushing knight in shining armor. Unfortunately, it seems most battles end with her as the damsel in distress. Her lack of skill and distaste for violence make her an unlikely heroine – until the brooding blacksmith Luke comes to her aid using his powerful magic to forge blades of supernatural strength. Cecily wields this sacred steel and charges forth to face a dangerous new threat; a cloaked friend is unleashing demons upon the land, and though he lurks in shadows, the villain is much closer than Cecily can imagine.
The year is 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called Neuroi. With the old-boy guard unable to thwart this deadly menace, humanity turns its desperate eyes to an aerial attack force with much nicer legs. Meet the girls of the 501st Joint Fighter Wing, better known as Strike Witches. These darlings of the great blue yonder may not have standard issue uniforms, but they do have all the right stuff. Where the average flyboy falters, these dolls blast aliens to bits in the bat of an eyelash. With a little magic and a whole lot of leg, the girls of the 501st are winning the war on pants, and aliens.