Hi all. In case you couldn’t tell, it’s spring! The season of rejuvenation, renewal and new growth. This would make it the perfect time to announce some exciting news regarding our anime collection. But we’re not quite ready to unleash this new awesomeness just yet. So, watch this space!

In the meantime, we still have some impressive new titles for you to enjoy. Let’s take a look …

Starting with some feature films – our first title being Studio Ghibli’s first fully CG, 3D animated feature.

Earwig and the Witch - DVD cover

Earwig and the Witch

“Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish witch. As the headstrong young girl sets out to uncover the secrets of her new guardians, she discovers a world of spells and potions, and a mysterious song that may be the key to finding the family she has always wanted.”

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“In a future ruled by an unwavering dedication to good health, three high school girls attempt suicide as the ultimate act of rebellion. Tuan Kirie survives, but can’t shake the hatred she has for the perfect world she lives in. Years later, a simultaneous mass suicide sends society into a state of shock. A small group stands up to take credit for the event and everything about the terrorists message sounds too familiar to Tuan. She suspects her old friend Miach might be involved, but how could that be when she’d supposedly killed herself years earlier?”

Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon? - Arrow of the Orion - DVD cover

Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon? – Arrow of the Orion

“Living above the legendary dungeons of Orario ought to be enough danger for anyone, and in his short time as a member of the goddess Hestia’s ‘familia’, Bell Cranel has experienced many perils and pitfalls. So, when Bell unexpectedly wins a free trip, is it too much to hope that he might have actually won a real vacation? Or will Bell find himself up to his neck in yet another epic quest?”

The next title is an OVA collection from the Tokyo Ghoul universe. comprising two OVA origin story episodes:

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Tokyo Ghoul : Complete OVA Series : Jack / Pinto

“JACK. Before he was the renowned CCG Special Class Investigator “Reaper”, Kishou Arima was a secret ghoul investigator by night during his high school days. Arima and his class mate Taishi Fura investigate a series of serial murders in the 13th ward to uncover the identify of the “Lantern” killer.

PINTO. Shuu Tsukiyama, the infamous Gourmet ghoul of the 20th ward and Chie Hori, photographer and information broker as well as Shuu’s only human friend. They share a mutual interest in perfection, but how did they meet and become the close friends that they are.”

Moving on to some complete series, totally new to our collection. Starting with the dark, brutal but compelling …

Berserk (1997 series) - DVD cover

Berserk (original 1997 series)

“In the castle town of Midland, a new king has come to power through treachery and violence. His demonic agents victimise 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.”

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Grimgar : ashes and illusions

“When Haruhiro awakens, he’s in the dark surrounded by people who have no memory of where they came from or how they got there. As the darkness fades, a fantastic new world called “Grimgar” appears before them and their adventure begin. But first they’ll have to choose their guild, class, and special abilities.”

The Rising Of The Shield Hero - Season 1 Part 1 - DVD cover

“Geeky university student Naofumi Iwatani goes from second-class citizen to second-class hero when he’s summoned to the videogame-like kingdom of Melromarc. Known as the weakest of four heroes, the Shield Hero, he’s tasked with defending the world from calamity. But when Naofumi ends up betrayed and belittled from the start, will this hero-turned-cynic still be willing to fight?”

The Rising Of The Shield Hero - Season 1 Part 2 - DVD cover

To finish off this blockbuster update, we have two additions to some ongoing series:

Fruits Basket - Season 2 Part 2 - DVD cover

Fruits basket (2021) : Season two, part two

“As Tohru grows closer to the Somas, she realizes that there’s more to the family than just a curse. Yet with her grandfather ill, will she be able to remain optimistic despite the overwhelming odds?”

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Boruto : Naruto next generations #08 (episodes 093-105).

“The return of Team Taka? Jugo’s back, but has been transformed into a savage monster by his Curse Mark! Can Boruto and friends team up with Karin and Suigetsu to save their old buddy and take down a new enemy that can manipulate Curse Marks?”

And there we have it. That’s the lot! And remember to keep an eye out, we’ll have some cool news to share regarding our anime collection very soon.