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Manga UK Adds Haruhi Film, 2nd TV Season, Haruhi-chan

posted on by Egan Loo
Manga also adds 1st K-ON! season, Birdy Decode; Beez picks up 5 Leaves, Tatami Galaxy; MVM gets Druaga

The British anime distributor Manga Entertainment announced on Friday that it will release The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya film on DVD and Blu-ray Disc next summer. Manga Entertainment will also release the second television season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya along with the Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi-chan no Yūutsu) net anime series. Beez Entertainment had released the first television season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya in Great Britain. Beez said it is "discussing if there's anything we can do on" Manga Entertainment's release of the film.

Manga also announced at this past weekend's London MCM Expo that it licensed the first television season of K-ON! and the television anime Birdy the Mighty: Decode. Manga did not specify if its licenses cover both Birdy the Mighty: Decode and Birdy the Mighty Decode:02.

Beez Entertainment announced at the same convention that it licensed House of Five Leaves (Sarai-ya Goyou) and The Tatami Galaxy (Yojō-Han Shinwa Taikei). Both anime series aired in Japan on Fuji TV's Noitamina timeslot this past spring.

MVM Entertainment announced that it licensed Gonzo's The Tower of Druaga television anime. MVM did not specify if the license covers both The Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk and its sequel The Tower of Druaga: the Sword of Uruk.

Thanks to Shiroi Hane and Fudce for the news tip.

[Via UK Anime Network]

Image © 2009 Nagaru Tanigawa, Noizi Ito/a member of SOS
© 2010 Natsume Ono/Shogakukan, House of Five Leaves Production Committee

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