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FUNimation Reveals Massive Anime and Japanese Movie Release List

Posted on August 12, 2011 AT 12:48am


FUNimation recently announced what animes and Japanese movie DVDs and Blu-rays they’ll be releasing this November.

The month kicks off with a pair of Dragon Ball Z releases, starting with Dragon Ball Z: Movie Pack 1 on November 1. This DVD collection will include the first five D.B.Z. films—Dead Zone, The World’s Strongest, The Tree Of Might, Lord Slug, and Cooler’s Revenge—and will retail for $29.96.

Then, on 11.8.11, Dragon Ball Z: Level 1.1 brings the original D.B.Z. series to Blu-ray. The set includes the first seventeen episodes, all of which have had their picture digitally-remastered for this collection. It will retail for $34.96.

The following week sees the release of Love Hina: Box Set: Classic which comes from Production I.G. (Ghost In The Shell). The four-disc collection will sell for $39.96.

That week also sees the release of Treasure Hunter, which stars Jay Chou from The Green Hornet. The live-action movie will be available on both DVD ($19.98) and Blu-ray ($24.98).

November 22 welcomes the release of Fairy Tail: Part One in a four-disc DVD/Blu-ray combo pack ($54.96), as well as Limited Edition version of the movie Hetalia: Paint It, White on DVD (29.96).

Ending the month, November 29 brings a pair of four-disc collections of Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040: Complete Series: Classic ($49.96) and One Piece: Collection Three (34.96), as well a three-disc Yu Yu Hakusho: Season Four: Classic on Blu-ray ($44.96) and the original movie Yu Yu Hakusho: OVA: Eizou Hakusho ($29.96).

FUNimation will also release a number of collections in their S.A.V.E. line (Super Amazing Value Edition), with four disc collections of Initial D: Stage Two & Three, Mushi-shi Box Set, Romeo X Juliet: The Complete Series, Blassreiter: Box Set, and Shuffle: Complete Box Set, all of which will retail for $29.96 each.

Last but not least, there’s Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City, the live-action film from director Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer). It will be released on a three-disc DVD/BD combo set for $29.96.

For more details on these and other FUNimation releases, visit their website at

Paul Semel, Contributor
Paul has been writing about movies, music, video games, books, TV, toys, celebrities, and other fun stuff since the early-’90s. A regular contributor to EGM since 2004, he's also written for Entertainment Weekly, Bikini, Maxim, Raygun, Walmart GameCenter, Rides, and Emmy, among others. Please follow him on Twitter at @paulsemel. Or don't. Whatever.

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