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Available This Month from Madman Entertainment – February 2016 Edition



Another month means another batch of anime releases on DVD / Blu-ray are headed our way from Australian anime publisher Madman Entertainment. Madman’s February 2016 release slate is set to feature several new series, new volumes and a couple of Complete Series repackages. While highlights will differ between anime fans, arguably one of the biggest highlights this month is the long awaited DVD and Blu-ray release of Evangelion: 3.3 You Can (Not) Redo.

All titles will be available on February 10th, coinciding with the monthly manga releases. For more information on each anime DVD/Blu-ray release to be available from Madman Entertainment this month, take a look below:

Aquarion Complete Series
DVD | $49.95 | Dual Audio | 650 Minutes

When the Shadow Angels invade after 12,000 years of slumber, humanity is held captive by fear and sheer alien dominance. Eleven years after the Great Catastrophe decimated the world, most of those left alive are scavengers, dirty and starving in the streets. There is hope, however: Mechanical Angel Aquarion! 

Powered by three souls intertwined, a rare breed of pilot takes the controls. Known as Elements, one among them must rise if mankind is to survive. Prophecy is being fulfilled as the end of the world approaches… Through a swirling cloud of love, betrayal, loss and destiny, the last hope for the new century arrives and takes flight!

Aquarion Evol Complete Series
DVD | $49.95 | Dual Audio | 650 Minutes

After accidentally forming the legendary mecha “Aquarion,” Amata finds himself at a pilot-training academy where the flirty girls love to get a rise out of him, and the boys seem more interested in exploring mysterious holes and big bangs than harnessing their Elemental superpowers. It’s all awkward dates, hijinks, and threesomes until otherworldly beings start abducting powerful female students. As a mysterious megalomaniac plots interplanetary disaster, the fate of the galaxy depends on whether or not the hormone-fueled academy coeds can come together to fight evil. 

Set 12,000 years after the events of Aquarion, this series from the studio behind Fairy Tail and Macross builds on the mythos of the original while introducing a new group of lovers and fighters all heading toward one epic climax.

Danganronpa the Animation | © Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. / KIBOUGAMINE ANIME COMMITTEE All Rights Reserved.
Danganronpa the Animation | © Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. / KIBOUGAMINE ANIME COMMITTEE All Rights Reserved.

Danganronpa The Animation Complete Series
DVD/Blu-ray | $59.95/$64.95 | Dual Audio | 300 Minutes

Hope’s Peak Academy is an exclusive private school that only accepts the best of the best. Graduates of this elite – yet enigmatic – institution have the world at their fingertips, but getting a cap and gown is easier said than done. The hallowed halls are ruled by the sadistic administrator Monokuma, who declares that the only way to pass the class is by sending a fellow student home in a body bag. 

If you can get away with murder, you’ll get your diploma. But if you’re caught red handed, you’ll find yourself on the receiving end of a deadly detention slip!

Dragonar Academy Complete Series
DVD/Blu-ray | $59.95/$64.95 | Dual Audio | 300 Minutes

Learning to ride and tame dragons comes easy to most students at Ansarivan Dragonar Academy—except for first-year student Ash Blake, who is known by his fellow classmates as the “number one problem child.” Poor Ash is the laughing stock at school because, despite his unfashionably large star-shaped brand that marks him as a future dragon master, he has nothing to show for it. His dragon has never appeared. 

Until now, that is. One fateful day, Ash’s dragon awakes in full glory, but appears different than any dragon ever seen before—in the form of a beautiful girl! What’s worse, Ash soon discovers that this new dragon has attitude to spare, as she promptly informs him that she is the master, and he, the servant. 

Ash’s problems with dragon riding have only just begun.

Evangelion: 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo
DVD/Blu-ray | $34.95/$39.95 | Dual Audio | 95 Minutes

Shinji Ikari just woke up in his Eva unit fourteen years after starting the Third Impact. He hasn’ aged, but everything else has changed. The earth is in ruins. Rei is missing. The people he once protected treat him like a prisoner and threaten to kill him if he pilots another Eva. 

When he escapes to the remains of NERV headquarters, Shinji meets pianist Kaworu, who is destined to be Shinji’s copilot in a new dual-cockpit Eva. As the boys bond, NERV’s true mission begins to come into focus. Lost in a labyrinth of deception, Shinji careens toward a mental breakdown that could bring about the end of humanity.

Sailor Moon | © Naoko Takeuchi/PNP, Toei Animation © 1992 Toei Animation Co., Ltd.
Sailor Moon | © Naoko Takeuchi/PNP, Toei Animation © 1992 Toei Animation Co., Ltd.

Infinite Stratos 2 Complete Series
DVD | Dual Audio | $59.95 | 300 Minutes

There are probably worse things that could have happened to Ichika Orimura than being the only guy in a training academy filled with military hardware and several battalions of highly competitive and extremely boy-crazed teenage girls. And being caught in a five-girl crossfire between his obsessive childhood friends Lingyin and Houki and the even more zealous British, German and French pilots Cecillia, Laura and Charlotte, at least turned out to be survivable. But surely, Ichika’s finally put all his female troubles behind him, right? Oh don’t be ridiculous. None of the femmes fatales in his life have canceled their conquest scenarios; there’s double trouble arriving in the form of the Sarashiki sisters; the rest of the school is still waiting in line to take their shot; and when a whole new set of female pilots working for the bad guys shows up with a new generation of stolen IS hardware, things are about to get utterly lethal! The mayhem continues, the mecha runs amok, the hormones run wild and the maiden’s behavior becomes even less maidenly as Ichika gets schooled for a second spectacular semester in INFINITE STRATOS 2!

Sailor Moon Season 1 Part 2 (Episodes 25-46)
DVD | Dual Audio | $59.95 | 550 Minutes

Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury and Sailor Mars continue their quest for the Legendary Silver Crystal as two new powerful allies join the fight. Sailor Jupiter is the tall and tough Guardian of Thunder, and Sailor Venus is the Guardian of Love and the most experienced member. Sailor Moon herself gets an impressive new power and learns more about the mysterious Tuxedo Mask. Could their distant past be intertwined, and does that have anything to do with the Moon Princess they seek? The final ordeal with Queen Beryl looms on the horizon, and it will take everything the Sailor Guardians have to be victorious!

Samurai Flamenco | © manglobe/Project Samumenco
Samurai Flamenco | © manglobe/Project Samumenco

Samurai Flamenco Part 1 (Episodes 1-11)
DVD | Japanese Dub | $49.95 | 275 Minutes

Male model Masayoshi Hazama decides to fulfil his childhood dream of becoming a superhero, despite having no superpowers or the technology to create a high-powered suit. He becomes the hero Samurai Flamenco and begins to fight crime in the name of justice no crime is too small for him! 

Police officer Hidenori Goto finds out about Samurai Flamenco and his real identity by a twist of fate, which leads to him getting sucked into the crazy world of vigilante justice. These two young men will come face to face with hardships of being crime-fighters while discovering what it truly means to be a hero of justice.

Sword Art Online II Part 3
DVD/Blu-ray | Dual Audio | $29.95/$34.95 | 125 Minutes

News is spreading among the players of ALO that the legendary Holy Sword Excalibur has been discovered. This was actually the very sword that Kirito and Leafa found in the underground realm of Jotunheim several months ago when they saved “Tonky.” Hearing the news, they decide to acquire Excalibur before the other players. Summoning Asuna, Klein, Sinon, and the others, they set off for the dungeon in Jotunheim for an exciting new mission!

To-Love-Ru Season 1
DVD | Japanese Dub | $69.95 | 650 Minutes

Rito Yuki had no idea the planet Develuke even existed when their Princess Lala teleported into his bathtub, but now he finds himselft to be engaged to the beautiful girl with a pointed tail. Problem: various aliens are showing up on missions of varying hostile intent. Worse, the girl that Rito REALLY loves is still completely unaware of his feelings!

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