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DVD/BLU-RAY NEWS: FUNimation Announces April Anime Releases

FUNimation have announced what anime DVDs and Blu-rays they’ll be releasing this April, and it’s good news for fans of Dragonball Z, Eureka Seven, and One Piece.

The company kicks off the month by releasing Dragonball Z: Season 3 on Blu-ray ($44.98) on April Fool’s Day. The four-disc set is slated to include interviews with Gen Fukunaga and John Burgmeier, textless opening and closing songs, and trailers.

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Then, FUNimation skips a week, returning on April 15 with a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack of Heaven’s Lost Property: Season 1 ($39.98), which will include textless songs and trailers; One Piece: Collection 9 on DVD ($34.98), which will have commentary a couple episodes, textless songs, and trailers; and a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack of Spice And Wolf: Complete Series ($54.98), that has “Studying With Holo,” “Stretching With Holo,” “Yoiz Style,” trailers, and textless songs.

FUNimation will follow them a week later with three Eureka Seven collections. Eureka Seven: Part One — which they’re releasing on DVD ($34.98), Blu-ray ($44.98), and limited edition Blu-ray ($49.98) — will have commentaries on select episodes, voice actor interviews, textless songs, and trailers; Eureka Seven: Part Two (DVD: $34.98; Blu-ray: $44.98) will also have commentaries, voice actor interviews, textless songs, and trailers; while Eureka Seven: The Movie (DVD: $29.98; DVD/Blu-ray combo pack: $34.98), will include a making-of featurette, trailers, and TV commercials.

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Lastly, FUNimation will end the month with Space Battleship Yamato, the live action movie based on the classic anime. Available in a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack ($29.98), the collection includes the original trailers, news stories, a look at the special effects, pre-visualization footage, and “Local Yamato.”

That same day also brings Super Amazing Value Editions of Cat Planet Cuties: Complete Series in a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack ($24.98), and Shangri-La: Complete Series on DVD ($19.98).

For more info on these, or any of their other anime DVDs and Blu-rays, visit FUNimaiiton’s website.


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