Maiden Japan Licenses Patlabor Anime Film

Maiden Japan has announced that the company has acquired the rights for Patlabor: The Motion Picture, the first Patlabor anime film and will be releasing it on DVD and Blu-ray. The company will release the film on May 5, 2015, and it will be priced at US$29.98 for the DVD and US$39.98 for the Blu-ray. Both releases will have Japanese and English language tracks as well as English subtitles.

The film was previously released by Manga Entertainment and then by Bandai Visual USA.

Source: The Fandom Post

Maiden Japan Releasing Royal Space Force – The Wings of Honneamise in October 2013

Maiden Japan will be releasing the Royal Space Force – The Wings of Honneamise anime film on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on October 15, 2013, and it will include both English and Japanese audio with English subtitles. The DVD will retail for US$29.98, and the Blu-ray Disc will retail for US$39.98.

Maiden Japan is also planning to release the film digitally.

New Dominion Tank Police to Be Sub-Only Release

Section23 has informed retailers that Maiden Japan’s upcoming release for the New Dominion Tank Police original anime video series will be English-subtitled only, instead of the bilingual release that had originally been announced. As a result of this change, the set’s suggested retail price been lowered from US$29.98 to US$19.98.

No reason has been provided as to why this change was made to this release.

Maiden Japan Licenses Mobile Police Patlabor

Maiden Japan has announced that the company has acquired the license for the Mobile Police Patlabor television anime series.

The company will be releasing the series in conjunction with Section23 films. Mobile Police Patlabor will be available on bilingual DVD and Blu-ray Disc on July 16, 2013 and in digital formats.