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Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate

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Funimation Entertainment have recently announced their May 2012 release slate, which consists of brand new series in the English market, re-releases and finally two of their reduced price S.A.V.E editions. The planned releases are as follows:

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 2Cat Planet Cuties – Complete Series (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)
15th May 2012 | $69.98 | 325 Minutes
She’s as frisky as she is curvy – and kitty wants to play! The flirty fun begins when nice guy Kio has a close encounter with a sexy, alien cat-girl named Eris. She’s every nerd’s fantasy come true, and she and her fellow intergalactic felines are setting up base in Kio’s house. Unfortunately, Kio doesn’t have a lot of time for heavy petting. Secret agencies and enemy dog-alients are sniffing around, hoping to get their paws on his pussycat pal’s tail! The guy’s definitely got his hands full – but with Eris jumping in his lap to purr in his ear, it’s likely Kio will land on his feet.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 3The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake – Live Action Movie  (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)
15th May 2012 | $29.98 | 115 Minutes
From director Herman Yau comes the thrilling story of one woman who dared to fight for her ideals, even in the face of certain death. Filled with intense scenes of martial-arts action, The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake burns with the fires of revolution. In late-19th century China, Qui Jin was many things: a defiant rebel armed with both blades and guns; a paramilitary leader dedicated to overthrow an unjust government; a non-conformist who boldly donned men’s attire in spite of tradition; a radical poet whose words inspired the oppressed; a heroic martyr whose views on equality altered history. Her steadfast resolve to improve the plight of women and her bravery in the face of tyranny led her to the executioner – but her determination to topple the status-quo changed a nation forever.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 4Dragon Ball Z Kai – Season One (DVD or Blu-ray)
22nd May 2012 | $49.98/$54.98 | 625 Minutes
Goku – Earth’s greatest champion – bravely defends humanity against an invading race of warriors known as the Saiyans. When the mighty hero falls, his young son Gohan rises up to face the very villains who murdered his father. The battle rages through space to Planet Namek, where Gohan and his over-matched allies risk their lives to defeat the Saiyan warlord Vegeta – and the monster known as Frieza.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 5Dragon Ball Z Kai – Season Two (DVD or Blu-ray)
22nd May 2012 | $49.98/$54.98 | 625 Minutes
The nonstop action continues with a furious flurry of flying fists that will leave heads spinning! Krillin and Gohan test out their new and improved powers in a throw down with Vegeta, Frieza struggles to unlock the magic of the Dragon Balls, and Goku races through space on a collision course with the Ginyu Force! This installment of Kai has it all: 7 Dragon Balls, 4 Epic Heroes and 3 horrifying villains bent on world domination.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 6Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood – 4 OVAs and Comic Theater (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)
22nd May 2012 | $24.98 | 60 Minutes
Amazing secrets and startling facts are exposed for the first time in the Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection, a new assortment of stories set in never-before-seen corners of the FMA universe. Join Ed and Al as they chase rumors of successful human transmutation into a web of shocking family drama and lies. Sneak a glance at hidden sides of Winry and Hawkeye’s personalities. Survive the frigid north with a young Izumi Curtis as she fights to gain a deeper understanding of alchemy. Explore the legendary friendship shared by Mustang and Hughes and watch them grow from military school rivals into hardened brothers transformed by the horrors of the Ishvalan War. You thought you knew the whole story. You thought all the tales ere told. The Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection offers proof: You Were wrong.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 7Dragon Age – Anime Movie (DVD and DVD/Blu-ray Combo)
29th May 2012 | $24.98/$34.98 | 90 Minutes
In a land where battles are fought with swords and magic, a young heroine rises to glory as Templars, mages and dragons clash. Cassandra, a brash and beautiful warrior, must stop a conspiracy that threatens the realm’s most powerful religious order. Accused of treasonous crimes and hunted by friend and foe, Cassandra must clear her name and overcome her rage in order to save the day and take her place in legend.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 8Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple – Season 2 – Classic (DVD)
29th May 2012 | $48.98 | 550 Minutes
Kenichi’s a lot tougher than he used to be – living in a dojo with six martial arts masters will do that to you. But thanks to his reputation as a skilled fighter, the guy’s got more problems than ever. The goons in Ragnarok are gunning for him in a big way, especially the gang’s leaders: the Eight Fists, a dangerously unpredictable crew known to play dirty. Luckily, Kenichi’s got allies like Miu by his side. She’s as tough as she is hot, and even if he still hasn’t scored with the blonde brawler, her very presence makes Kenichi train harder to be the best. Yeah, he’s come a long way – but Kenichi’s fight to be the mightiest disciple isn’t over yet.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 9Shiki – Part One (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)
29th May 2012 | $69.98 | 300 Minutes
From the studio that brought you Black Butler and Fullmetal Alchemist emerges the psychological thriller that will send you to bed with a cross in hand. When citizens of a secluded village begin dying off in alarming numbers, the sole hospital’s head doctor tries desperately to save his patients – but his efforts are in vain.. Entire families are wiped out while others desert their homes. All hell breaks loose as the villagers discover their loved ones’ corpses are rising from the grave with an insatiable thirst for human blood. Haunting, hallucinogenic and unnerving to the core, Shiki stares into the hearts of both the hunter and the hunted.Who is safe when the urge to kill in order to survive blurs the line between man and monster.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 10Shiki – Part Two (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)
29th May 2012 | $64.98 | 300 Minutes
From the studio that brought you Black Butler and Fullmetal Alchemist emerges the psychological thriller that will send you to bed with a cross in hand. When citizens of a secluded village begin dying off in alarming numbers, the sole hospital’s head doctor tries desperately to save his patients – but his efforts are in vain.. Entire families are wiped out while others desert their homes. All hell breaks loose as the villagers discover their loved ones’ corpses are rising from the grave with an insatiable thirst for human blood. Haunting, hallucinogenic and unnerving to the core, Shiki stares into the hearts of both the hunter and the hunted.Who is safe when the urge to kill in order to survive blurs the line between man and monster.

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 11D. Gray-man – Season Two (S.A.V.E) DVD
15th May 2012 | $29.98 | 600 Minutes
Darkness is moving in, and young exorcist Allen Walker is humanity’s greatest hope against the wicked forces conspiring to bring civilization to its knees. Akuma – cruel spirits born of tragedy and lost souls – lurk in every shadow, willing and eager to do the bidding of their leader, the dread Millennium Earl. With an eye cursed to see evil in its truest form and blessed with an arm to slay soul-devouring demons, Allen stands ready to confront the gathering evil. Should he fail, Innocence will be lost forever. The war to decide the fate of mankind has begun – and the carnage will be endless. 

Funimation Entertainment Announce May 2012 Release Slate 12Black Cat – DVD Box Set (S.A.V.E)
29th May 2012 | $29.98 | 575 Minutes
Sven is your run-of-the-mill sweeper (a.k.a. bounty hunter) – down on his luck, haunted by the perpetual grumbling of his stomach and looking to make enough cash just to get by. When a damsel in distress enlists his aid, Sven crosses paths with the worst possible luck: Black Cat (a.k.a. Train Heartnet). At odds now with the branded assassin, Sven seeks to save a young girl before the unlucky Number can carry out his mission. 

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