A roundup of announcements from Anime Central 2017:
Aniplex of America
- The company is releasing the complete 25-episode series of Blue Exorcist plus the Blue Exorcist: Kuro Runs Away From Home OVA episode and the bonus anime short “Ura-Eku” in a Blu-ray Disc box set on June 27, 2017. The set will include Japanese and English audio tracks, English subtitles, textless openings and endings, web previews, commercials and trailers, a mini pinup poster, and a box with illustrations by character designer Keigo Sasaki. The set has a retail price of US$199.98, but a store price of US$159.98. The box set is only available through Aniplex of America’s official website.
- Aniplex of America plans to release Occultic;Nine with an English dub as well as with the original Japanese audio, and with English and Spanish subtitles. The company will release the series in two Blu-ray Disc sets on September 26, 2017 and December 26, 2017, respectively. The first set will include the first six episodes, textless opening and ending, a booklet, illustration pin-up cards, package illustrations by character designer Tomoaki Takase, and a clear case with two-sided wrap. The second set will include the final six episodes, the original Japanese trailer, the English dub trailer, a booklet, illustration pin-up cards, package illustrations by Takase, and a clear case with two-sided wrap. Both sets retail for US$99.98 each, with a store price of US$79.98.
- The company will release WWW.WAGNARIA!! in two Blu-ray Disc sets on July 18 and October 17, 2017, respectively. Both volumes will feature Japanese audio only with English subtitles. The first release will include the first seven episodes, the “bonus part” of each of those episodes, clear cases with two-sided wrap, illustration post cards, and a package illustration by character designer Mayuko Nakano. The second release will feature the same extras and the final six episodes of the series. Both releases retail for US$89.98 each, with a store price of US$69.98.
- Aniplex of America has announced that its The Moment You Fall In Love film will stream on Crunchyroll on June 6, 2017.
- The company also announced that it plans to stream the English dub for the Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga anime exclusively on Hulu.
Right Stuf/Nozomi Entertainment
- Nozomi Entertainment will release Galaxy Angel Z on Blu-ray Disc in 2018. The release will include both English and Japanese audio.
- Nozomi Entertainment will release Ninja Nonsense on Blu-ray Disc in 2017. It will have both English and Japanese audio.
- Right Stuf will release Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation on Blu-ray Disc through its partnership with Sunrise. The Blu-ray is scheduled to be released in 2017, and it will have Japanese audio with English subtitles. Right Stuf will offer a trade-in program for those who purchased the DVD edition Right Stuf released last year.