Manga Ent. UK strike deal with Funimation for 5 anime series

According to a news report published by, UK distributor Manga Ent. have struck a deal with US anime publisher Funimation to release the following anime series in the UK on DVD:

  • Black Blood Brothers Series 1 Part 1 (November 10th 2008)
  • Ghost Hunt Series 1 Part 1
  • Itsudatte My Santa!
  • Jy-Oh-Sei: Planet of the Beast King
  • xxxHOLiC Series 1 Part 1 (October 27th 2008)

No more information than the above has been revealed, and indeed, UK anime fans are bound to have many questions about this, not least of all whether or not Funimation have again switched their UK DVD distribution. This time from Revelation Films to Manga Ent., keeping in mind that the former originally replaced MVM Films as Funimation‘s UK distributor in 2006. More news has been promised for October’s London Expo.



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