MVM Entertainments Anime Release schedule for April
27th Mar 06
I don't know whether you've noticed or not, but we've now started taking a bit more of an interest in the crazy anime that comes out of the east these days. And why not? I mean, if that stuff's not going to eat your brains, what is?
So here's a quick run down on the latest additions to you bizarre anime collection, courtesy of MVM Entertainment.
Created by the all-female Manga team at CLAMP. The smart, sexy and funny Chobits is a huge fan favourite and the sixth volume is released in April. Is Chi a Chobit? Minoru dedicates himself to investigate the truth behind the Chobits series and suffers dealing with unsavory people and working to the point of exhaustion to uncover Chi's relationship with those Persocoms of legend. For Hideki, his feelings are the true question - what can he truly feel for a Persocom? The answer proves to be far more important than either Hideki or Chi realizes and will impact the fate of every Persocom!
Title: Full Metal Alchemist - Volume 6
Release date: 10th April 2006
Full Metal Alchemist has proved itself to be one of the popular anime series around. and the sixth volume will also be available with a limited edition tin. While Al defends himself against the transmuted Barry the Chopper, Ed discovers more about the dark alchemic experiments deep within Lab Five. But the biggest threat of all may be Ed's own morality, as he's tempted with the ultimate power he's been seeking for years. Hughes issues an order to allow Armstrong, Bloch, and Ross to investigate what's going on inside the 5th laboratory.
Now Ed sees that Tucker was hiding the fact that there were human prisoners involved in the making of the stone... and that Ed would have unknowingly killed them. But Lust has Al held hostage... forcing Ed to attempt the unthinkable. Meanwhile, Al's recurring questions about his existence come to a boil. Was there ever an Alphonse Elric? Or are his memories and soul alchemically created lies?
21. The Red Glow
22. Created Human
23. Fullmetal Heart
24. Bonding Memories
Based on Akira Kurosawa's classic, Seven Samurai. Samurai 7 returns for its second volume. After the mysterious murder of the Imperial Envoy in the Magistrate's home - with a bloody sword as the only clue - a citywide hunt for all samurai begins. With a high price suddenly on their heads, the band of samurai must quickly escape the city fast.
Kikuchiyo seizes the moment to prove himself to the team. Their race from the city leads them into the watchful gaze of the Shikimoribito. Who are these mysterious "Guardians"? Man or machine? Ally or enemy? A new friend tries to explain, but she is hiding something. too.
5. The Drifter
6. The Fool
7. The Friend
8. The Guardians
The uber-cool Samurai Champloo releases its fourth volume in April. Directed by Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Animatrix), designed by Kazuto Nakazawa (Kill Bill Vol.1) and Mahiro Maeda (Last Exile, Blue Submarine No. 6) and powered by urban sounds from Tsutchie, fat jon, Nujabes and Force of Nature. Join Mugen, Jin and Fuu as they continue on their journey to find the samurai who smells of sunflowers.
Every plan is perfect. At least, until it meets Mugen, Jin and Fuu! Mugen runs into a couple of childhood friends and gets talked into a plan to raid a merchant boat on the stormy sea... Then, a man being chased by a ninja throws a bag into the lake to hide it. The next day, Mugen and Jin go fishing... until they wind up fighting for their lives! Will fate allow them to be apart?
13. Misguided Miscreants Part 1
14. Misguided Miscreants Part 2
15. Bogus Booty
16. Lullabies of The Lost Verse 1
Voted by Neo Magazine for the best anime character (Vash The Stampede). Volume 6 of the fantastic Trigun is released in April. SFX Magazine have called it "one of the best anime series of recent years". Anime's answer to the spaghetti western, TRIGUN is the acclaimed adaptation of Yasuhiro Nightgow's genre-bending Manga comic of the same name, which ran from 1995 to 2003. Mixing comedy, action, romance, and even a moral and philosophical message, TRIGUN is one of the most entertaining anime series ever made.
A glimpse into the past reveals the history of the world, and perhaps its future. August is gone, and with it went the man in red. Wolfwood, returns to aid in his resurrection, but can Vash rediscover his purpose? Revenge does not satisfy hate, but can love of life really defeat death? Only Vash has a chance to find the answer!
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