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Ultimate Full Metal Panic! Released Monday

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On Monday December 7, Anime Limited will release its Blu-ray 'Ultimate Edition' of the Full Metal Panic! franchise. The set will contain the original season (three discs), as well as the sequels Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (two discs) and Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (two discs). The Second Raid will include the '000' and OVA episodes. The set will also include a 76-page hardback artbook.

In the series, Sousuke Sagara, a seventeen year old military specialist working for the secret organization MITHRIL, has been assigned to protect the latest "Whispered" candidate Kaname Chidori. To complete this task Sousuke will have to deal with enemies from his past as well as the occasional panty thief. Unfortunately for Sousuke, the toughest part of his mission isn't only protecting Miss Chidori but also getting used to living an average High School students life, no easy task for someone raised on the battlefield.

MVM will release the series So I Can't Play H. The anime adapts Pan Tachibana's erotic comedy light novels of the same name. A young man named Ryōsuke (played by Hiro Shimono) struggles to regain his "erotic spirit," which he lost by making a contract with a beautiful Goddess of Death named Risara (Aya Endo). Ryōsuke cannot enjoy himself while the two live together; because of his contract, he can no longer become excited by watching girls — causing him to wonder if his adolescent days are over. Takeo Takahashi (Yosuga no Sora) directed the series at the anime studio feel. while fellow Spice and Wolf/Yosuga no Sora alumni Naruhisa Arakawa took charge of the scripts.

MVM will also release the series Maid-sama The anime adapts Hiro Fujiwara's manga Kaichou wa Maid-sama! about a high school student council president who secretly works at a maid cafe.

Animatsu will release the series Black Bullet on both Blu-ray and DVD. The series is set in the year 2021, mankind was defeated by Gastrea, a parasitical virus, and is forced to live within a wall made of Varanium Monoliths, a metal that is able to subdue Gastrea. Soon, the "Cursed Children", children born with the Gastrea virus who are able to control it—which gives them superhuman abilities—were discovered. Due to the Gastrea virus' intervention, the Cursed Children could only be female. Civil Securities are formed to specialize in fighting against Gastrea, operating with the pair of an Initiator, who are cursed children, and a Promoter, serving to lead the cursed children. Ten years after the war, Rentarō Satomi, a high school student who is also a Promoter in his childhood friend Kisara Tendō's Tendō Civil Security, along with his Initator Enju Aihara, receives a secret mission to prevent the Tokyo Area's destruction.


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