The clothes continue to fall off as the Battle Vixens return for their third volume! Avaliable to buy on DVD from the 19th June courtesy of MVM.
Concerned for Hakufu's well being, Goei subtly sets into motion her plans to free her daughter. She cheers on Hakufu's opponent Kakouton as well as arranges for a deep mountain trip to visit Chokou, the caretaker of a hot springs training ground. Even Ryomou and Ryofu learn a little more of themselves at this place. Training there is difficult, so what better way to relax afterwards than to visit the local pool ...?
Title: Full Metal Alchemist - Volume 7
Release date: 26th June 2006
One of the most successful anime series to date, Full Metal Alchemist continues to collect an army of fans. The seventh volume is released courtesy of MVM on the 19th June.
Ever since Ed and Al attempted human transmutation, they have desperately avoided one person: their childhood teacher Izumi. Bearing dreadlocks, an iron will and incredible alchemic skills, she is horrified that Ed and Al used her teachings to violate nature. Now she has caught them and is shipping them back to her hometown for a frightening interrogation.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant Colonel Hughes' investigation of Lab Five leads him to a startling discovery of military corruption and conspiracy that could topple the entire national government: and put Hughes in great danger...
Title: R.O.D TV Series - Volume 6
Release date: 19th June 2006
The sixth volume of R.O.D TV series is unleashed on DVD on the 19th June 2006 courtesy of MVM.
A devastated Anita returns to her school seeking consolation and help from old friends but Mr. Carpenter's impact upon the world has left scars that will haunt Anita forever. With no place to turn, Anita makes a pact with The Paper to stop Mr. Carpenter and save what's left of her life - a life that he seems to know better than she does!
Based on the legendary Akira Kurosawa classic epic feature film The Seven Samurai and frequently hailed as one of the most essential anime series to add to your collection.
Kikuchiyo has been foolishly captured by the Bandits, and the samurai must leave the caverns to rescue him. When daylight approaches, the towering machines plan to ambush them. Clearly a traitor is in ther midst. Kambei knows legions of Nobuseri will be searching for them soon and decides to the group must get to Kanna, though the team of seven is incomplete. To survive the trek, new bonds of trust must be forged. As their journey begins, the samurai must confront an even more dangerous deception: betrayal from the farmers who hired them.
9. The Bandits
10. The Journey
11. The Village
12. The Truth
The hugely popular Samurai Champloo, described as "kick-arse Japanese animation" by FHM releases its fifth volume on 19th June 2006 courtesy of MVM.
After all that's happened fate brings Jin, Mugen and Fuu back together. They meet a mysterious man, Okuru, who is wanted for committing arson against his own village. And yet, Mugen identifies with him. While traveling further to the south, the three get caught up in a graffiti competition. Who can "tag" the most dangerous place? Can Mugen finally learn how to read?
In a small village, Fuu saves a girl who happens to know the "sunflower samurai." With this more reliable clue, they continue travelling to Nagasaki without knowing a deadly trap awaits them...
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 the' fresh sounds from Tsutchie, fat jon, Nujabes and Force of Nature.
17. Lullabies Of The Lost Verse 2
18. War Of The Words
19. Unholy Union
20. Elegy Of Entrapment Verse 1
Anime's answer to the spaghetti western is back for it's seventh volume! Released on 19th June 2006 courtesy of MVM.
Vash leaps into the heart of the storm and leads Wolfwood to the spaceship that failed to crash. Unfortunately, the Gung-ho Guns have also invaded paradise with two purposes - destroy a sanctuary for humans and to inflict as much pain on Vash as possible. Wolfwood chooses to side with Vash but questions his ability to win - will Wolfwood walk the path of destruction again?
31st Jan 05 Peter Cushing appears to have modestly declined from participating in any of this kung fu nonsense although there is a charming battle later on when he gets a little carried away with a big flaming branch...