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North American Anime, Manga Releases for May 2011 (Updated)

posted on 2011-05-05 15:30 EDT

Anime Releases

Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Date
Ghost Sweeper Mikami DVD Collection 4 Sentai Filmworks US$49.98 May 3
Junjō Romantica Season 2 DVD Collection Nozomi Entertainment US$49.99 May 3
Pokémon Movie 5: Destiny Deoxys DVD Buena Vista US$6.99 May 3
Pokémon Movie 6: Jirachi Wish Maker DVD Buena Vista US$6.99 May 3
Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars Thinpack DVD Collection Nozomi Entertainment US$29.99 May 3
Chobits Classic Blu-ray Box Set FUNimation Entertainment US$54.98 May 10
Chobits Classic DVD Box Set Funimation US$49.98 May 10
Coffee Samurai / Hoshizora Kiseki DVD Sentai Filmworks US$19.98 May 10
Kiddy Grade Classic DVD Box Set Funimation US$39.98 May 10
Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles DVD 3 Viz Media US$14.97 May 10
Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles DVD 4 Viz Media US$14.97 May 10
Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles DVD 3 & 4 Box Set Viz Media US$24.92 May 10
Shigurui: Death Frenzy Classic Blu-ray Box Set Funimation US$34.98 May 10
Shigurui: Death Frenzy Classic DVD Box Set Funimation US$29.98 May 10
Allison & Lillia Generation 1 DVD Sentai Filmworks US$49.98 May 17
Baccano! Blu-Ray Disc Box (LE) Aniplex US$69.98 May 17
Excel Saga Classic DVD Box Set Funimation US$49.98 May 17
Moribito - Guardian of the Spirit Part 2 Blu-ray Media Blasters US$49.99 May 17
Pokémon Movie 5/7: Heroes / Destiny Deoxys DVD Double Feature Buena Vista US$24.99 May 17
Project A-Ko movie DVD Eastern Star US$19.95 May 17
Vampire Knight Guilty DVD 2 Viz Media US$19.97 May 17
Air Gear S.A.V.E. Box Set Funimation US$29.98 May 24
Queen's Blade 2: The Evil Eye DVD Part 1 Media Blasters US$24.98 May 24
Samurai Champloo Classic Blu-ray Box Set Funimation US$54.98 May 24
Samurai Champloo Classic DVD Box Set Funimation US$49.98 May 24
Shin Koihime Musō: Otome Tairan Complete DVD Collection Sentai Filmworks US$49.98 May 24
Soul Eater Blu-ray Part 1 & 2 Funimation US$69.98 May 24
Soul Eater DVD Part 1 & 2 Funimation US$69.98 May 24
Durarara!! DVD Part 3 Aniplex US$49.98 May 31
Guin Saga DVD Collection 2 Sentai Filmworks US$59.98 May 31
Mazinkaiser SKL DVD Media Blasters US$19.98 May 31
Yū Yū Hakusho Classic Season One Blu-ray Box Set Funimation US$44.98 May 31

Manga Releases

Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Date
The Adventures of Panda Graphic Novel (GN) 3: Panda Man vs. Chiwanda Viz Media US$7.99 May 3
Ai Ore! GN 1 Viz Media US$12.99 May 3
AiON GN 3* Tokyopop US$10.99 May 3
Bakuman. GN 4 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Black Bird GN 8 Viz Media US$12.99 May 3
Deadman Wonderland GN 5* Tokyopop US$10.99 May 3
Death Note Black Edition GN 3 Viz Media US$14.99 May 3
Genkaku Picasso GN 3 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Gintama GN 22 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time GN 12 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Hikaru no Go GN 23 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Kekkaishi 3-in-1 Omnibus GN 1 Viz Media US$14.99 May 3
Kimi ni Todoke GN 8 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Maid Shokun! GN 1* Tokyopop US$10.99 May 3
Naruto 3-in-1 Omnibus GN 1 Viz Media US$14.99 May 3
Oresama Teacher GN 2 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Otomen GN 10 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
The Story of Saiunkoku GN 3 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Tegami-bachi GN 5 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Twin Spica GN 7 Vertical US$10.95 May 3
We Were There GN 12 Viz Media US$9.99 May 3
Megaman Gigamix GN 1 Udon Entertainment US$12.95 May 4
Oh My Goddess! GN 38 Dark Horse Comics US$10.99 May 4
Biomega GN 6 Viz Media US$9.99 May 10
Fairy Tail GN 13 Kodansha Comics US$10.99 May 10
Inuyasha VIZBIG GN 7 Viz Media US$17.99 May 10
Jormungand GN 7 Viz Media US$12.99 May 10
Kurozakuro GN 4 Viz Media US$9.99 May 10
Maoh: Juvenile Remix GN 5 Viz Media US$9.99 May 10
Rave Master Omnibus GN 33/34/35 Kodansha Comics US$19.99 May 10
Shugo Chara! GN 10 Kodansha Comics US$10.99 May 10
Arisa GN 2 Kodansha Comics US$10.99 May 17
Gente GN 3 Viz Media US$12.99 May 17
I'll Give It My All... Tomorrow GN 3 Viz Media US$12.99 May 17
Negima GN 29 Kodansha Comics US$10.99 May 17
Saturn Apartments GN 3 Viz Media US$12.99 May 17
Gantz GN 17 Dark Horse Comics US$12.99 May 18
Ghost Talker's Daydream GN 6 Dark Horse Comics US$10.99 May 18
Ninja Girls GN 5 Kodansha Comics US$10.99 May 24
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex GN 1 Kodansha Comics US$10.99 May 24
A Bride's Story GN 1 Yen Press US$16.99 May 31
Black Jack GN 15 Vertical US$16.95 May 31
Blood Alone Omnibus 1 Seven Seas US$15.99 May 31
Gunslinger Girl Omnibus 2 Seven Seas US$15.99 May 31
Higurashi: When They Cry: Demon Exposing Arc Side Story Yen Press US$18.99 May 31
Lucky Star GN 8 Bandai Entertainment US$10.99 May 31
The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan GN 2 Yen Press US$11.99 May 31
My Girlfriend's a Geek GN 3 Yen Press US$11.99 May 31
Spice and Wolf GN 4 Yen Press US$12.99 May 31
Sumomomo, Momomo GN 8 Yen Press US$11.99 May 31

* Tokyopop did not respond to ANN's request for information on its release plans after announcing the closure of its North American publishing division by press time. As such, all Tokyopop releases are based on current listings on the Right Stuf retail website.

Please note that all dates are subject to change.

Update: Soul Eater and Yū Yū Hakusho's distributor corrected, and Aniplex and Pokémon releases added. Thanks, asimpson2006 and WTK.


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