Get ready for another month of anime releases from Australian anime publisher Madman Entertainment, with a sizable collection of DVD and Blu-ray titles set to hit store shelves from tomorrow. On offer includes another Studio Ghibli blu-ray release, several new collections and releases that come with Collector’s Boxes.
Information on all their titles are available below:
Bleach Collection 19 (Episodes 256-267) – DVD
Rukia, Renji and the other Soul Reapers are having a good time partying at the Kuchiki mansion when the place is attacked by what turn out to be Sword Beasts. They’re the manifested Zanpakuto of Soul Reapers who died during the battle with Muramasa, and they’re wreaking havoc in the Soul Society and the World of the Living! Episodes 256-267
Blue Exorcist Vol. 3 (Bilingual Edition) – DVD / Blu-ray
“Assiah, the realm of humans, and Gehenna, the realm of demons. Normally, these two dimensions would never intersect, but having possessed all material substances, the demons are now intruding on the material world. But among the human race, there are those who can exorcise such demons.” – the Exorcists.
After the excitement of being promoted to ExWire along with his classmates, Rin is soon disgusted with the heavy load of homework they’ve been given. Just then, Yukio is summoned for an urgent exorcism mission! The familiar of the Knights of the True Cross has gone berserk, and Yukio has been ordered to deal with the crisis.
Fairy Tail Collection 6 (Season 2, Episodes 61-72) – DVD / Blu-ray
Nirvana continues its march to destroy Wendy’s guild along with a dark secret. Team Natsu and the coalition – as well as an unexpected ally – go full-force against the top sorcerers of Oracion Seis to expel the ancient city’s evil curse before it becomes unstoppable!
Then, when Natsu goes on a mission to see a woman about a dragon, his trip becomes a trap that could force him to turn Magnolia into ash and rubble! Can his friends snuff the Salamander’s involuntary rampage without torching their friend?
Guilty Crown Collection 1 – DVD / Blu-ray
Shu’s entire world was shattered after a meteorite crashed into Japan, unleashing the lethal Apocalypse Virus. The chaos and anarchy born of the outbreak cost Shu his family and reduced him to a timid, fearful shell of the boy he’d once been. His life took another unexpected turn after a chance encounter with the stunning pop star, Inori. This mysterious beauty introduced Shu to the King’s Right Hand: a genetic mutation that allows him to reach into hearts of mortals and turn them into weapons.
Shu finds himself caught in the crossfire between those who desperately seek his newfound strength. On one side lurks a clandestine government agency, and on the other, Inori and the spirited band of rebels known as Funeral Parlour. The choice is Shu’s to make – and the world is his to change.
High School DxD Series Collection – DVD / Blu-ray
A war between heaven and hell is raging on Earth – and a hot mess of hormonal fury is raging in Issei’s pants. The guy is dying to get some action. Which is funny, since his first date ever turns into a winged monster and tries to kill him. Fortunately, ridiculously curvy redhead Rias comes to his rescue. She’s president of The Occult Research Club, a club that doesn’t actually research the occult. They ARE the occult – and Rias is a Devil.
Rias takes Issei as a more-than-willing slave and begins training him to use magic in battle against the Fallen Angels, the long-time enemies of Devils everywhere. If Issei can improve his mystical skills, he’ll be able to help his hotter-than-hell master and her scorching supernatural schoolgirl friends defeat their foes. Even better, he might end up with a few sexy slaves of his own.
LastExile -Fam, The Silver Wing- Collection 1 – DVD / Blu-ray
Years ago, humanity abandoned the ruined blue planet. Generations later, with the planet again capable of sustaining life, mankind returned. In the skies above the reborn world, rebellious young Fam and her best friend Giselle make their living as Sky Pirates. Atop sleek Vespa Vanships, the girls dart fearlessly through the clouds, capturing and selling airborne battleships for profit. It’s a life of care-free swashbuckling – until the Ades Federation attacks.
The only nation to remain on the blue planet during humanity’s exile, The Ades Federation wages war against those who returned only after the planet’s darkest days had passed. When Fam and Giselle rescue a princess from the clutches of the rampaging Ades armada, they join the young royal’s battle to save her Kingdom from destruction – and undertake the impossible mission of uniting humanity in peace.
One Piece (Uncut) Collection 23 (Season 5 Episodes 276-287) – DVD
Monkey.D.Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become King of All Pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line, this is one captain who’ll never drop anchor until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth: the Legendary One Piece! Along for the ride are his loyal crewmates, a wonderfully-bizarre collection of outcasts and misfits from the far corners of the world. Each member has their own special talent, and they’ll utilise their skills to help Luffy achieve his dream!
The tragic secrets of Robin’s past are revealed in a series of heartbreaking flashbacks! Bullied because of her unique powers, young Robin’s only friends were the kindly scientists that nurtured her genius intellect while her mother searched for answers to life’s greatest mysteries. Lonely and afraid, Robin took comfort in the company of books until the day the World Government arrived. Commanded by men who feared the might of science, an army of warships launched a brutal attack on the peaceful island of Ohara – An attack that threatened to separate mother and daughter forever! Robin’s dark past left her with a lifetime of scars, but Luffy and the Straw Hats never give up on family! Even if it means a deadly showdown with the Assassins of CP9!
Porco Rosso – Blu-ray
When “Porco” – whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell – infuriates a band of sky pirates with his aerial heroics, the pirates hire Curtis, a comical rival pilot, to “get rid” of him.
On the ground, the two pilots compete over the affections of Gina, a beautiful cabaret singer. But it is in the air, with Fio, a young and talented airplane engineer/designer, where Porco’s true battles are waged.
From its Mediterranean Sea settings to its dazzling aerial dogfights of amazing sweep and grace, PORCO ROSSO is an exhilarating ride you’ll never forget.
The Future Diary Collection 1 (Episodes 1-13) – DVD / Blu-ray
Reality quickly unravels for antisocial Yukiteru when Deus Ex Machina calls him into a death match to determine the new god of space and time. Each mentally scarred player possesses a prophetic device tuned to his or her personality disorder, giving them control over their future… and the fate of their opponents. It’s their strongest weapon – and their greatest weakness.
Within hours of abusing his digital diary’s predictions, Yukiteru is cornered by a crazed classmate. Yuno – who is obsessively stalking him with her own psychic cell phone – is cute, sharp, and great with an axe. Still, her psychosis hides a vile secret. As a serial killer, a cult priestess, and a volatile escape artist take a stab at eliminating the teens, Yuki can cheat death under Yuno’s maniacal protection or – DEAD END.