Notable New Releases & Pre-Orders for Week of December 31, 2012Posted on: Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The New Year kicks off with the highly anticipated debuts of PenguinDrum, Qwasar of Stigmata, and the second Mardock Scramble film. Print releases include the first manga volume of Mayo Chiki!, the first Loveless omnibus, the Read or Die (R.O.D.): Official Archive art book, and continuing volumes of A Certain Scientific Railgun, Jiu Jiu, 07-Ghost, Strobe Edge, Bleach, Amazing Agent Luna, Dengeki Daisy, Hunter x Hunter, Loveless, Oresama, Otomen, Winx Club, and Ultimo.
Penguin Drum Blu-ray Collection 1 (Hyb)$69.98 $41.99*
Once you make a decision, does the universe conspire to make it happen? Is destiny a matter of chance, a matter of choice, or the complex outcome of thousands of warring strands of fate? All twins Kanba and Shouma know is that when their terminally ill sister Himari collapses at the aquarium, her death is somehow temporarily reversed by the penguin hat that she had asked for. It's a provisional resurrection, however, and it comes at a price: to keep Himari alive they need to find the mysterious Penguin Drum.
Mayo Chiki! Graphic Novel 1$12.99 $8.99*
Kinjiro Sakamachi is a "normal" seventeen-year-old boy who happens to suffer from an abnormal fear of women, otherwise known as gynophobia. A fateful visit to the school bathroom turns Kinjiro's world upside down, as he discovers the dashing and popular Konoe Subaru is actually a girl! What's worse, the principal's cruel and domineering daughter, Kanade Suzutsuki, has every reason to keep this secret from leaking out, and makes it her life's work to torment Kinjiro while attempting to cure his gynophobia.
Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion Blu-ray (Hyb) Director's Cut$39.98 $23.99*
Rescued by Doctor Easter from a deadly assault on their headquarters by Dimsdale Boiled, Rune Balot finds temporary shelter in "Paradise," a high-tech laboratory where the Scramble 09 protocol originated. While the severely injured Oeufcoque regenerates in a healing vat, Rune struggles to find the answers within herself that will let her equally injured psyche find some measure of peace. But as the search for clues to the location of Shell's hidden memories continues, Boiled finds them again, and Rune and the Doctor decide it's time to carry the war to the enemy.
Loveless Graphic Novel 10$9.99 $7.49
Still reeling from his brother's dramatic return, Ritsuka goes back to school in search of something normal. He's joined by the Zero unit of Natsuo and Youji, who transfer in to keep an eye on him. But even their protection won't be enough when a new unit named Moonless approaches Ritsuka with a dangerous and seductive proposal...
- DVDs & Blu-ray
- Bride of Sodom DVD (D) LiveAction Adult $19.99 $14.99
- Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion Blu-ray (Hyb) Director's Cut $39.98 $23.99*
- Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion DVD (Hyb) Director's Cut $29.98 $17.99*
- My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic DVD 3: Adventures in the Crystal Empire (D) $14.99 $13.49*
- Penguin Drum Blu-ray Collection 1 (Hyb) $69.98 $41.99*
- Penguin Drum DVD Collection 1 (Hyb) $59.98 $35.99*
- Qwaser of Stigmata DVD Collection 1 (S) $49.98 $29.99*
- Witches Brew DVD (D) LiveAction Adult $19.95 $14.96
- 07-Ghost Graphic Novel 2 $9.99 $7.49
- Amazing Agent Luna Graphic Novel 8 $11.99 $8.99
- Bleach Graphic Novel 54 $9.99 $7.49
- Certain Scientific Railgun, A Graphic Novel 6 $12.99 $9.74
- Dengeki Daisy Graphic Novel 11 $9.99 $7.49
- Hunter X Hunter Graphic Novel 29 $9.99 $7.49
- Jiu Jiu Graphic Novel 3 $9.99 $7.49
- Loveless Graphic Novel 10 $9.99 $7.49
- Loveless Graphic Novel Omnibus 2 (Vols 3-4) $14.99 $11.24
- Mayo Chiki! Graphic Novel 1 $12.99 $8.99*
- Mr. Men Graphic Novel 2: Mr. Strong: Good Thing I Came Along $6.99 $5.24
- Oresama Teacher Graphic Novel 12 $9.99 $7.49
- Otomen Graphic Novel 14 $9.99 $7.49
- Read or Die (R.O.D.): Official Archive (Color) $39.99 $29.99
- Strobe Edge Graphic Novel 2 $9.99 $7.49
- Ultimo Graphic Novel 8 $9.99 $7.49
- Winx Club Graphic Novel 5 $6.99 $5.24
Pre-Order Titles: These titles are scheduled to become available soon. Please remember that these dates can change. A complete listing is available on our website. By ordering pre-order titles in advance, we can ship to you the day of the product's release.
- Available: 01/22/13
- Saiyuki Gaiden DVD Complete Collection (Hyb) $49.98 $29.99*
- Available: 01/15/13
- Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Blu-ray Complete Series (Hyb) $69.98 $41.99*
- Available: 01/29/13
- Fate/Stay Night Blu-ray Collection 1 (Hyb) $69.98 $41.99*
- Available: 01/15/13
- 21st Century Boys Graphic Novel 1 $12.99 $9.74