Thursday, March 26, 2015

Buena Vista Announces BLURAY Releases for Spirited Away and the Cat Returns!

Buena Vista (Disney's Home Video arm) has finally announced the long awaited releases of both Spirited Away and the Cat Returns on BLURAY.

We now have them both up for pre-order on the RACS store site:

Cat Returns DVD/BLURAY Combo Set - Release Date TBA
Spirited Away DVD/BLURAY Combo Set - Release Date TBA

Release dates have not yet been set for these BD/DVD combo editions, but we expect that information soon and we'll post updates once it is released!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Section 23's July 2015 Anime Releases - Now Available for Pre-Order!

Section 23 has sent over their July 2015 Anime release schedule and we now have them up on the store site for pre-order! Here's what's coming:

Atelier Escha and Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DVD - Jul 7
Atelier Escha and Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky BLURAY - Jul 7
One Week Friends Complete Collection DVD - Jul 7
One Week Friends Complete Collection BLURAY - Jul 7
Familiar of Zero F (Season 4) Collection DVD - Jul 14
Familiar of Zero F (Season 4) Collection BLURAY - Jul 14
Is the Order a Rabbit? Complete Collection DVD - Jul 14
Is the Order a Rabbit? Complete Collection BLURAY - Jul 14
Guardian Ninja Mamoru Complete Collection DVD - Jul 21
Patlabor the Movie 2 DVD - Jul 21
Patlabor the Movie 2 BLURAY - Jul 21
No Game, No Life Complete Collection DVD - Jul 28
No Game, No Life Complete Collection BLURAY - Jul 28
No Game, No Life Collectors Edition DVD/BLURAY Boxed Set (Premium Edition) - Jul 28
Windy Tales Complete Collection DVD - Jul 28


The No Game No Life Premium Edition includes a CD; Chipboard Box; 9x Stickers; Poster; 6x Postcards; Foil Card; Authenticity Card; Playing Cards; Japanese Commentaries, Promos & Commercials; No Game, No Life Shorts; Clean Opening Animation; Clean Closing Animation

For a limited time we're offering it for a very special pre-order price. :-)

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Someone is Hungry...

From the upcoming Live Action Attack on Titan Movie:


Looks awesome. Coming to a Theater not near me in August 2015.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Funimation's June 2015 Anime Releases - Now Available for Pre-Order!

Funimation has announced their BIG June 2015 Anime release schedule and we now have them up on the store site for pre-order! Here's what's coming:

Nobunagun Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Limited Edition) - Jun 2
Nobunagun Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Standard Edition) - Jun 2
Wanna Be the Strongest in the World! Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Limited) - Jun 2
Wanna Be the Strongest in the World! Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Standard) - Jun 2
Fairy Tail Collection #4 DVD/BD Combo Set (Eps #73-96) - Jun 2
Hyperdimension Neptunia Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Limited Edition) - Jun 9
Hyperdimension Neptunia Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Standard Edition) - Jun 9
CLAMP Movie Double Feature: Tsubasa Chronicles and xxxHOLic DVD (S.A.V.E.) - Jun 9
OniAi Collection BLURAY (Eps #1-12) (S.A.V.E Edition) - Jun 9
Sacred Blacksmith Complete Collection DVD Boxed Set (Eps #1-12) (S.A.V.E. Edition) - Jun 9
Is This A Zombie? of the Dead Season 2 DVD/BD Combo Set (Eps #14-26) (Classic) - Jun 16
Tokyo Ravens Collection Part 2 DVD/BD Combo Set (Standard Edition) - Jun 16
Ping Pong Collection DVD/BD Combo Set - Jun 23
Origin: Spirits of the Past the Movie DVD (S.A.V.E Edition) - Jun 23
Origin: Spirits of the Past the Movie BLURAY (S.A.V.E Edition) - Jun 23
BlazBlue Alter Memory Collection DVD/BD Combo Set - Jun 30
Hack//GU Trilogy DVD (Re-Release) - Jun 30
Soul Eater Not! Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Limited Edition) - Jun 30
Soul Eater Not! Collection DVD/BD Combo Set (Standard Edition) - Jun 30


Also: Funimation is also planning a Soul Eater Complete Series Premium Edition for June. We are just waiting for some clarification of the release details (BluRay only or DVD/BD combo? for one thing) before we open up pre-orders for it. We'll have it up for pre-order shortly, and at a VERY nice pre-order price!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

June Anime Releases from Nozomi - Now Available for Pre-order!

Nozomi sent over the info for a couple of upcoming releases today, and we've now got them up on the store site for pre-order!

Here's what's coming:

Please Teacher Complete Collection DVD - Jun 2
Turn A Gundam Collection Part 1 DVD (Eps #1-25) - Jun 30

We're offering both for pre-order at a special low price - less than the publisher! :-)

She is the Business...



Via.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

NIS Announces A Lull in the Sea BluRay Premium Edition!

NISA has announced their release of A Lull in the Sea Complete BLURAY Premium Edition and we now have it up for pre-order on the store site:

A Lull in the Sea Complete Collection BLURAY Boxed Set (Premium Edition)

This Premium edition includes 26 episodes on 3 BluRay Discs, plus 2 x Original CD soundtracks (Disc 1 – 31 songs, Disc 2 – 29 songs). Hardcover art book (full color, 76 pages) with detailed character info, episode guide, text commentary, prop designs, and full background art and art settings. Content extra's include: Clean Openings, Clean Endings, Original Japanese Trailers

This will be NISA's first ever Dubbed initial release! For a limited time, we're offering this set in pre-order for the special RACS price of only $124.98 ($179.98 MSRP) so get your pre-order in today!

Release date is set for June 30th.

Synopsis: Long ago, humans lived in the sea. However, some humans defied the Sea God and moved to the land, creating the division that now exists between Shioshishio, the Sea Village, and Oshiooshi, the village of the land. Now, four middle school students from the Sea Village, Manaka Mukaido, Hikari Sakishima, Chisaki Hiradaira, and Kaname Isaki must attend Mihama Middle School on the surface. While getting used to their new lives, these four and their new friend from the surface, Tsumugu Kihara, learn how true bonds of love and friendship can overcome any separation. 

Now It's Personal...



LMFAO!

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Upcoming Releases from Viz and Discotek - Now Available for Pre-order!

Viz and Discotek/Eastern Star have send over more upcoming release information, and we've now got them up on the store site for pre-order! Here's what's coming:

Viz
Ranma 1/2 DVD Set #6 (Eps #116-138) - Jun 2
Ranma 1/2 BLURAY Set #6 (Eps #116-138) - Jun 2
Bleach DVD Collection #25 Boxed Set (Eps 343-354) (Uncut) - Jun 23

Discotek / Eastern Star
Bokurano TV Series Complete Collection DVD - Mar 24
Chi's Sweet Home Season 1 Complete Collection DVD (Eps #1-104) - Mar 31
Lovely Complex (Love*Com) Complete Collection DVD Set (Thin-Pak) - Mar 31
Free! Iwatobi Swim Club Season 1 Complete Collection DVD (Eps #1-12) - Apr 28
Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers TV Series Complete Collection DVD - Apr 28
Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro BLURAY - Apr 28
Samurai Pizza Cats Complete Collection DVD Set (Eps #1-52) (Re-Issue) - Apr 28

Couple of notes. Discotek's releases of Lovely Complex and Samurai Pizza cats are re-issues of the previous editions at slightly lower MSRP. Season 1 of Free! Iwatobi Swim Club (which should perhaps be better named 'the fabulous abs club') will be sub only, and Chi's Sweet Home includes 104 episodes at about 3 minutes each.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Toradora! Bilingual Premium Edition DVD/BD Combo Set - Coming Back May 2015!

NISA let us know today that their Toradora! Bilingual Premium Edition DVD/BD Combo Set that has been out of stock since January is definitely being repressed and we will have it back in stock early in May.

They also informed us that we need to get our orders in for them before the end of March to guarantee our quantity, and that there might be allocations for any units ordered after that time. We've got the sets up for pre-order now, and we just need to you to get your order in before the end of March to guarantee your place in line for what will probably be the final pressing of this awesome set.

Get your pre-orders in today!



Thursday, February 19, 2015

Upcoming Releases from Funimation, AniPlex, and Nick - Now Available for Pre-order!

We've recently gotten new release schedules from several publishers including Funimation, AniPlex, and Nickelodeon, and we now have them up on the store site for pre-order.

Here's what's coming:

Nickelodeon
The Legend of Korra : Book 4 - Balance DVD (Eps #37-48) - Mar 10
The Legend of Korra : Book 4 - Balance BLURAY (Eps #37-48) - Mar 10

Funimation
Solty Rei Complete Collection DVD Boxed Set (S.A.V.E. Edition) - May 5
Darker Than Black Season 1 Complete BLURAY Set (Premium Edition) - May 12
Darker Than Black Season 2 + OVAs Collection DVD/BD Set (Classic Collection) - May 12
Michiko and Hatchin Complete Collection DVD Set (S.A.V.E. Edition) - May 12
Michiko and Hatchin Complete Collection BLURAY Set (S.A.V.E. Edition) - May 12
.Hack//Roots Complete Series DVD Set - May 19
Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 Complete Collection DVD Boxed Set (Classic Collection) - May 19

Aniplex
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Collection #1 DVD Set (Eps #1-13) - Mar 31
Hanamonogatari: Suruga Devil BLURAY Set - Apr 21
Garden of Sinners -recalled out summer- Movie BLURAY (Limited Edition) - Apr 21
World Conquest Zvezda Plot Complete Collection DVD (Eps #1-13) - Apr 28
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Collection #2 DVD Set (Eps #14-25) - May 26
Nisekoi: False Love Vol #4 BLURAY (Eps #16-20) - May 26

Note: The Darker than Black premium edition is limited to 5,000 units produced. It includes the first season on Blu-ray, special packaging, a 48-page art book, and a display easel. We're getting plenty, but Funi tells us they may be allocated at release depending on pre-order volume, so get your pre-order in for it as early as possible to ensure your place in line!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Budget Waifu...



You gotta cut corners anywhere you can these days I suppose...

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Race Queen Eva Pilots Come in Two Sizes...

Tall and small...


OMG, so cute. Even the hair! Thanks to Sean for sending!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Weather Alert



You Light Up My Life...



Hikaru skirt, the place where zettai ryouiki becomes komorebi ryouiki.