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Mobile Suit Gundam F91 Collectors Blu-ray Released Monday

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Also Koyomimonogatari, second volume of PERSONA 5 the Animation and first standard volume of Turn A Gundam

On Monday June 14, Anime Limited will release a Collectors Blu-ray of the film Mobile Suit Gundam F91, including a 52-page booklet.

Directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, the cinema film was released in Japan in 1991. Set in U.C. 0123, thirty years after Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack, the film shows the emergence of new faction in space called the Crossbone Vanguard. It conquesr the Frontier IV colony almost immediately, renaming it "Cosmo Babylonia". Caught in the crossfire is college student Seabook Arno, who sees many of his friends killed during the skirmish and discovers that his girlfriend Cecily Fairchild is actually Berah Ronah—heir to the Ronah family clan and the Crossbone Vanguard. He then finds out that his mother is alive and has been working on a new mobile suit codenamed "Gundam Formula-91".

Tomino worked with two of his most famous collaborators from the first Mobile Suit Gundam in 1979; character designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and mecha designer Kunio Okawara.

MVM will release a Blu-ray edition of Koyomimonogatari, part of the Monogatari franchise. MVM describes the title:

"Koyomimonogatari contains 12 short episodes of the anime directed by Akiyuki Simbo.

'You're looking for a horror story? I wish I got one for you.'

Untold stories… one per month for one year…Taking place between other Monogatari stories, a chapter not yet told surrounds Koyomi Araragi and the strange happenings he gets pulled into over the course of a year. With one episode told per month, the story unravels in this 12 episode-long series of shorts.

Anime Limited will release the second volume of PERSONA 5 the Animation as a Collectors Blu-ray, including a 28-page booklet. Anime Limited describes the series:

"The Phantom Thieves' early success at bringing those responsible for heinous wrongdoing to justice has brought them to the attention of Medjed, a notorious group of international hackers who threatens to expose their identities. In light of this, the group is also contacted by the enigmatic Alibaba, a rival hacker who offers them a deal. As the Phantom Thieves crew of misfits with an eye for justice grows, so too does the threat looming over Tokyo."

Anime Limited will also release a standard Blu-ray edition of the first half of Turn A Gundam, carrying the first 25 episodes.


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