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Madman Entertainment Open Pre-Orders for October 2016 Anime Release Slate

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With the recent turn of the month, Australian anime publisher Madman Entertainment have opened up pre-orders for their October 2016 release schedule. Some of the titles on offer from October 5th 2016 include Part 2 of Assassination Classroom, the second half of Log Horizon 2 and a complete first season collection of Haikyuu!! Season 1.

Like to plan ahead for your anime purchases? Scroll down below for what is now available to pre-order via both the official Madman Entertainment website and select anime retailers.

Absolute Duo Complete Series

Format: DVD/Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95/$69.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

Welcome to the prestigious Koryo Academy of Absolute Duo! A special school where students train to fight with weapons that are manifestations of their souls. On the outside, Tor Kokonoe seems like a regular academy student. But while his classmates carry swords, kunai, and axes into battle, his soul becomes a shield. As the students pair up in order to reach their full potential, Tor is partnered with the mysterious and exotic Julie. What he doesn’t realize is that their partnership means they’ll have to do everything together—fight, attend class, and even sleep in the same room! As the strangely affectionate girl begins pushing his boundaries to the limit, the other girls in his class start taking notice. While he’s fighting to make the grade, he’ll have to fend off the advances and attention from the tomboyish Tomoe, the meek Miyabi, and the exceptionally talented Lilith—a shield might be just what he needs after all!

Assassination Classroom Part 2

Format: DVD/Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95/$69.95
Runtime: 11 Episodes across 275 Minutes

From the studio behind Danganronpa comes Assassination Classroom! After the battle with Itona, the students of Class 3-E settle back into a normal routine. Well, normal for a class filled with would-be assassins! As the weather turns warm, the class can’t afford to laze about, and up their training under the guidance of Karasuma. But with the semester already half over, the government decides to send a new teacher to take over their training. Are his methods too extreme? Or will it be the push they need to become real killers?

While training is all well and good, they can’t forget about final exams! And if they want to up their chances of taking out Koro Sensei, they’re going to have to do their very best. The stakes are raised even higher when Class A makes a bet that could send Class E on the best summer vacation ever. Could an island retreat help them set up the perfect assassination?

Berserk Complete Series (Blu-ray) (Limited Edition)

Format: Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $99.95
Runtime: 625 Minutes

In the castle town of Midland, a new king has come to power through treachery and violence. His demonic agents victimize the citizens unchecked, until the night when a battle weary soldier approaches the city.

Covered in a slew of weapons and countless jagged scars, he calls himself the Black Swordsman. The sword he carries is the size of his grudge against the king, and he hunts the servants of evil with unrelenting fury.

Blood Blockade Battlefront Complete Series

Format: DVD/Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95/$69.95
Runtime: 13 Episodes across 325 Minutes

Produced by Studio Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist, Space Dandy, Soul Eater) and created by Trigun writer Yasuhiro Nightow, Blood Blockade Battlefront brings compelling characters and dynamic plotlines together for one unforgettable adventure.

After a breach between Earth and the netherworld opens up over New York, humans and creatures from other dimensions become trapped in an impenetrable bubble that surrounds the city. Forced to coexist in a new city known as Salem’s Lot, the shaky peace between humanity and the netherworld creatures is protected by an underground group of super humans known as Libra. When a case of mistaken identity brings not-so-ordinary delivery boy Leonardo Watch face-to-face with this group, he joins their ranks hoping to help prevent the destruction of the world by a group of monsters and madmen lead by a powerful being known as the King of Despair.

Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon Part 2

Format: DVD/Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95/$69.95
Runtime: 13 Episodes across 325 Minutes

The foundation of Ange’s world has been ripped to shreds over and over again, since the moment her throne was stolen and she was stripped of her humanity. But the destruction of Arzenal and the stunning revelation about the true nature of the DRAGONS were only the start of a devastating new series of shocks and discoveries.

Transported to an alternate and devastated world with Tusk and Vivian, Ange will finally learn the history of her world and the true nature of her own reality. She will discover who her ultimate enemy really is and how her para-mail, Villkiss, may be the only key to salvation.

The fate of two worlds hangs in the balance, but unless Ange can conquer her own fear and rage, the battle will be lost before it’s even begun. The final war between man, DRAGON, and machine is about to begin in the climatic conclusion of CROSS ANGE: Rondo of Angels and Dragons!

Garo the Animation Part 1

Format: DVD
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

From the studio that brought you Terror in Resonance.

The King’s close advisor implemented a large-scale witch-hunt. The tragic victims of this hunt were not witches, however, but Makai Knights and Makai Priests. One Makai Priestess gave birth to a child while being burned at the stake. That child carried the bloodlines of the Golden Knight. Although he was saved by his father, a Makai Knight himself, the newborn, León Luís, suffered greatly from the unjust death of his mother. And so he vowed to learn the ways of a Makai Knight from his father, Germán Luís, and use his training to seek revenge. During his battles against the demons known as “Horrors,” León must gradually approach reality and accept the truth.

Meanwhile, the powerful former adviser to the King, Mendoza, banished Prince Alfonso and his mother while the king was bedridden. Eager to reclaim his kingdom and save his people, Alfonso embarks on a quest to find the legendary Knight – but destiny holds a twist of fate in store for him.

Together, León and Alfonso begin long and difficult journey filled with many hardships.

Haikyu!! Complete Season 1

Format: DVD
Dub: Japanese
Price: $59.95
Runtime: 25 Episodes across 625 Minutes

Shoyo Hinata isn’t a large guy, but he’s got huge ambitions. Ever since seeing a small player score in a National Championship, he’s been determined to become the next big thing in High School Volleyball. Unfortunately, the one time he was able to pull enough players together to form a team in junior high, they were completely trashed in their first and only match against a team led by up-and-coming setter Tobio Kageyama.

Now, enrolled at the same high school where his idol once played, Shoyo’s finally going to get his shot to join and play with a top team. There’s just one problem: Tobio Kageyama’s decided to attend the same school, and he’s already considered one of the best players in the game. Can a kid out of nowhere hold his own against the King of the Court? Or could the rivalry and competition actually be the best thing for both of them?

Based off of the original Weekly Shonen Jump manga series from Haruichi Furudate, Haikyu!! is a slice-of-life sports anime with a volleyball sized heart.

Log Horizon Season 2 Part 2

Format: DVD/Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95/$69.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

Having cleared the Abyssal Shaft, the members of the raiding party have returned to Akihabara to consider their next options.

First, though, there’s an unexpected lesson in history as the founder of the Debauchery Tea Party, the legendary Kanami, resurfaces with an extremely peculiar entourage and some even more stunning revelations about connections to the outside.

But the ramifications of this will have to wait. With new political situations brewing between the Guilds, Shiroe sets Isaac to the task of training Maihama’s knights while the younger members of Log Horizon are sent out on what should be a simple quest.

Collecting the materials required to make a magic bag, however, becomes much more difficult when ogres and nightshades get involved!

Fortunately, the junior team is about to get a jolt of fresh blood… in the form of a Vampire! The action escalates and the world gets even wilder in the second thundering collection of LOG HORIZON – SEASON 2!

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Naruto Shuppuden Collection 27

Format: DVD
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $49.95
Runtime: 13 Episodes across 325 Minutes

Kabuto finally confronts the mysteries of his past, but Itachi traps his mind within the Izanami in order to undo the Reanimation Jutsu. Itachi confirms everything behind the Uchiha massacre, but Sasuke decides to resurrect Orochimaru to in order to find out more. Even as the Reanimated Shinobi return to rest, Madara remains—and even deeper secrets are uncovered as the identity of the masked man, and his connection to Kakashi, are revealed!

One Piece (Uncut) Collection 38 (Eps 457 – 468)

Format: DVD
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $49.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

Fresh off their daring escape from the underwater prison Impel Down, Monkey D. Luffy and his band of Buggy-obsessed escapees set out to rescue Ace from being executed by the World Government. Just one problem – he’s being held at Marineford, the Navy’s most heavily guarded headquarters with a reputation for being impenetrable!

With only three hours to spare before the execution, Luffy finds himself blocked out by the large gates surrounding the base. As the legendary pirate Whitebeard and his crew declare war on the marines, the three admirals, backed by the Seven Warlords of the Sea, vow to carry out Ace’s sentence no matter what.

After a shocking family secret whips the crowd into a frenzy, the stakes grow even higher – meaning Luffy will have to get creative if he intends to stand a chance against the titanic forces standing in his way.

Punch Line Complete Series

Format: DVD
Dub: Japanese
Price: $59.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

When your day begins with being held hostage in a hijacking, can things get much worse? How about being kicked out of your own body? Or learning that if you can’t re-possess your physical shell, you’ll trigger a panty-fueled apocalypse that will wipe out all life on the planet?

For Yuta Iridatsu, it’s just the start of the worst out-of-body experience ever. Now, if his dissed disembodied spirit doesn’t pursue the persuasions of a porn-obsessed paranormal pussycat and purloin a missing mystical manual, a meteor will collide with Earth!

And to stack the odds even further, the book is hidden somewhere in the boarding house Yuta shares with a bevy of beautiful babes, but if he gets an eyeful of his ravishing co-renters in their unmentionables before he’s back in himself, it’s flash-forward to Doomsday!

Will the literal end of the world be wearing briefs, a bikini, or a thong? Find out when panties, possessions and extinction level events have the ultimate rear-end collision in PUNCH LINE 

The Rolling Girls Complete Series

Format: DVD/Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95/$69.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

Wit Studio (ATTACK ON TITAN) is back with a road-trip adventure filled with vibrant color, energetic style, and a whole lot of heart. Between super-powered fighters known as “Bests” battling across the city and fanatical vigilante squads cheering them on from the ground below, it’s easy for an average girl to get lost in the shuffle. But when her town’s Best gets taken out by a rival, Nozomi Moritomo gasses up her motorcycle and sets off across Japan to take her place. Joined by the feisty wannabe Best, Ai, the wandering artist Yukina, and the spacy but mysterious Chiaya, Nozomi and her makeshift motorcycle gang cross the country settling scores between warring districts. In a world that favors the Best over the rest, it’s hard for an average girl to find where she belongs, but one thing’s for sure—until she gets there, it’s going to be a wild ride.

Trinity Seven Complete Series

Format: DVD
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

Things have been looking sunny for Arata Kasuga lately. Unfortunately it’s been the wrong sun in the sky, and the mysterious Breakdown Phenomenon that accompanied it destroyed his town and stole his beloved cousin Hiijiri, leaving Arata in a fantasy world of his own creation!

There’s still a chance to save her, however, as the appearance of the Black Sun also revealed Arata’s potential abilities as a mage, placing him in the powerful Demon Lord class.

But first, since Arata and his newfound magical talents are far too dangerous to leave to their own devices, he’s immediately whisked off to the Royal Biblia Academy. That’s where he’ll meet seven beautiful female mages whose powers are intrinsically tied to the same sins that Arata has to master to put his world back together.

Of course, the tricky part is that they have their own plans for him as well! The lessons in sin are about to begin as Arata takes on the Trinity Seven!

World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman Complete Series

Format: DVD/Blu-ray
Dub: English/Japanese
Price: $59.95/$69.95
Runtime: 12 Episodes across 300 Minutes

Moroha Haimura of World Break isn’t your typical teenager. In fact, he’s quite unique compared to his fellow classmates at the high-profile Akane Academy. Along with other gifted students, he trains as a “Savior” where he will learn to harness his special inherited mystical powers from a former life.

However, unlike his peers, Moroha not only has one past life, but two! This means he can command both the Dark Arts of spell magic and the Light Arts of the body itself. Because of his rare talents, he quickly climbs the ranks to join the “Strikers,” an elite group of Saviors at the academy. With the other Strikers at his side, Moroha must protect the fate of the world against giant, evil beasts—all while juggling the hearts of the jiggly girls constantly vying for his affection. With each battle, Moroha learns more and more about his two heroic past lives and the powers hidden within. 

Yowamushi Pedal Part 2 (Episodes 13-25)

Format: DVD
Dub: Japanese
Price: $49.95
Runtime: 13 Episodes Across 325 Minutes

Sakamichi Onoda and the Sohoku Bicycle Team are back, and pedalling harder than ever! Their high-intensity training in the mountains above Hakone continues as Onoda and the first-years compete for a place in the Inter-High roster. Onoda’s spirit drops as he falls further and further behind his seemingly insurmountable target, but an appearance from the mysterious cyclist Manami reignites his passion for speed.

And when training is over, the real battle begins – the Inter-High! Will Onoda, Imaizumi, and the rest of the Sohoku Bicycle Team cross the finish line first, or will their rivals from Hakone Academy steal the victory they’ve trained so hard for? Zip up your jerseys and prepare to ride for your life in Yowamushi Pedal Part 2!

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