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Platinum End Blu-ray Released Monday

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Also second volume of Aria the Natural, Limited Blu-ray edition of TV Neon Genesis Evangelion and collection of three My Hero Academia films

On Monday February 6, Crunchyroll will release the first volume of Platinum End on Blu-ray, carrying the opening 12 episodes of the series.

Viz Media describes how the story begins:

As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness. But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next god of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.

Hideya Takahashi (Strike Witches: Road to Berlin, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind) directed the "first series" of the anime at Signal.MD, and Kazuchika Kise (Ghost in the Shell Arise, Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie) directed the "second series." Kōji Ōdate (No Game, No Life) designed the characters, and Shinichi Inotsume (PERSONA 5 the Animation, Hayate the Combat Butler!!, Gangsta.) supervised the series scripts. Masahiro Tokuda (Cestvs: The Roman Fighter, Last Hope) composed the music.

MVM will release Aria the Natural Season 2 Part 2 on Blu-ray, carrying episodes 14 to 26 of the series. MVM describes the story:

"Akari, Aika and Alice continue to strive toward their goal of becoming Neo-Venezia's top gondoliers. But as their skills improve, they find themselves faced with new challenges. On their journey to become Primas, the three girls will have to paint a palina, serve as hostesses at the Festa del Redentore, and even learn how to be brave in the face of a dangerous passenger."

Anime Limited will release a limited edition Blu-ray of the original 1995 TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion, including both the 1996 and 2019 dubs as well as the subtitled option. The set will also include the films Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth and Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion; an A3 poster; and numerous on-disc extras.

Crunchyroll will a triple-film pack on Blu-ray and DVD, including the films My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising and My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: World Heroes' Mission.

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