Alternative World, Violet Evergarden Movie In 4K Ultra HD, Captain Tylor And More

Anime Limited has revealed its latest news and updates, with its current release schedule for June and which titles will be available for pre-order.

The distributor has announced a few that will be offered throughout each Thursday of the month.


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Emma: A Victorian Romance Season 2

Release date: August 8, 2022

The Blu-ray version of the Collector’s Edition for Emma: A Victorian Romance Season 2 was already mentioned in last month’s update and will arrive much sooner than expected.

Pre-registration offer starts Thursday, June 2 at 5pm UK time for £34.99 (£31.50 for Anime Unlimited members).

Priced at SRP £59.99, the set includes a hard box, Blu-ray slipcase and 44-page booklet. The discs are expected to be the same as the North American version of Nozomi and will include Japanese audio with English subtitles and the English dub of Nozomi which was released in September 2018.

The second season aired in 2007 and was animated by Ajia-do Animation Works studio with Tsuneo Kobayashi as director, for a total of 12 episodes.

“In the remote village of Haworth, a new chapter in Emma’s life has begun. Now employed by the wealthy Mölders family, Emma has decided to put the past behind her. She’ll have to adjust to a new home, a charming (but eccentric) new mistress, and a host of fellow servants, some with buried pasts of their own.

Meanwhile, back in London, William does his best to respect his father’s wishes as heir to the Jones family, but despite his best efforts, he cannot forget Emma. Yet whenever he feels the worst, Eleanor is always there to comfort him with a warm, shy smile. Could the answer to his broken heart be right in front of his eyes?
Plot Synopsis via Anime Limited

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Violet Evergarden the movie

Release date: August 29, 2022

Kyoto Animation Theatrical Feature Film Violet Evergarden the movie which concluded that the franchise is now coming to the UK on home video in 4K Ultra HD!

The film’s pre-registration offer starts Thursday, June 9 at 5pm UK time for £49.99 (£45 for Anime Unlimited members).

The 4K Ultra HD disc will feature Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range, like the Japanese version.

Retailing for SRP £69.99, the set includes a hard box, an Ultra HD Blu-ray case and a number of physical items, including a 68-page booklet, a special 12-page booklet that discusses the Dolby Cinema presentation process, a replica of the Japanese theatrical poster in A3 size, 16 art cards and Violet’s letter translated into English.

As the film has yet to be released in other English-speaking regions, the discs should be sorted by Anime Limited and one of the author companies they have collaborated with before. The film will feature Japanese audio with English subtitles and English dubbing.

“Violet Evergarden, a former child soldier turned “Auto Memory Doll” scribe, has made a name for herself by writing letters that evoke the feelings her clients cannot, in an effort to understand the meaning of “I love you. ” which was told to him a long time ago. When a terminally ill boy asks her to fulfill one last request for his family, Violet must confront her own feelings of love, loss, and her past with the one who said those cherished words to her in order to write one last letter. .
Plot Synopsis via Anime Limited

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El-Hazard: The Alternate World

Release date: September 26, 2022

After releasing El-Hazard: The Magnificent World OVA Series Months Ago Anime Limited Acquired UK Release Rights El-Hazard: The Alternate World as a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release.

Pre-registration offer starts Thursday, June 16 at 5pm UK time for £34.99 (£31.50 for Anime Unlimited members).

Retailing for SRP £59.99, the set includes a hard box, Blu-ray slipcase, 12-page booklet and 4 art cards. The discs will include Japanese audio with English subtitles and the classic English dub.

The series aired in 1998 and was animated by AIC studio with Yasuhito Kikuchi as director, for a total of 12 episodes and an OVA.

“A new Water Priestess has arrived! Her name is Qawool Towles, and although she’s only 17, everyone (except Shayla-Shayla) welcomes her with open arms. But during his initiation ceremony, a mysterious entity named Arjah appears and transports them all to an alternate world!

Now Makoto and the others are once again stranded in a strange new realm called Creteria. It’s a dark industrial kingdom ruled by a despot named Dall. If they ever want to return to El-Hazard, they will have to uncover the secret of an ancient artifact called the Source of Life. And they better do it quick, because spring seems to be dying…”
Plot Synopsis via Anime Limited

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The Irresponsible Captain Tylor

Release date: to be confirmed 2022

Keeping the Nozomi titles coming in the UK trend, Anime Limited also announced that they have acquired the UK release rights. The Irresponsible Captain Tylorboth the 1993 26-episode TV series and the 1994 10-episode OVA series.

Details on what the UK version will provide in terms of collector’s packaging have yet to be revealed, but the distributor has confirmed that more information will be available in late June.

The TV series was animated by studio Tatsunoko Productions with director Kōichi Mashimo, while the OVA series was animated by studios Daume and Deen with director Naoyuki Yoshinaga taking over from Mashimo from the third episode.


At the time of this article’s publication, below is Anime Limited’s current release schedule:

June 6
Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon (Standard) Blu-ray
Millennium Actor (Standard) Combo 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray

June 13
El-Hazard: The Magnificent World (Standard) Blu-ray
In/Spectre Season 1 (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray
Lupine the Third Part 5 (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray

June 27
BELLE (Deluxe Edition) 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo [AllTheAnime & Zavvi Exclusive]
BEAUTIFUL (Standard) Blu-ray
Future Boy Conan Part 1 (Collector’s Edition) Combo 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray

July 18
HELLO WORLD (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray

August 8
Emma: A Victorian Romance Season 2 (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray

August 29
Violet Evergarden the Movie (Collector’s Edition) 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo
Violet Evergarden the Movie (Standard) Blu-ray

September 26
El-Hazard: The Alternate World (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray

Also revealed in the newswire is another teaser for more Gundam coming to the UK, which is still taking its time, and the second half for Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1 is on its way.

The distributor and various cinema listings have also confirmed upcoming UK theatrical screenings for Pompo the movie buff (which you can read more about in our recent article here) and The deer king so keep an eye out for those in your local theaters where possible.


Source: Anime Limited Newswire