Viz Media keeps providing anime fans what they crave with new releases for Vampire Knight, Bleach, and Pokémon this month:
* The first episodic volume of the 2nd season of the goth melodrama Vampire Knight, "Vampire Knight Guilty" (collecting episodes 1-4).
* A boxed set of Bleach episodes 134 – 145, complete and uncut.
* Pokémon DP Galactic Battles, Volumes 1 & 2 and Pokémon DP Galactic Battles gift set
Read more about these exciting new anime DVD releases below, and then stay tuned for more anime news from MTV Geek!
Official Press Release:
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW VAMPIRE KNIGHT, BLEACH AND POKÉMON DVD RELEASES
San Francisco, CA, March 16, 2011 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced their new DVD releases for this month. These include the first episodic volume of VAMPIRE KNIGHT GUILTY (the second season of the hit gothic melodrama VAMPIRE KNIGHT), the latest Box Set for BLEACH, and 3 new releases from the latest installment of POKÉMON, POKÉMON DP GALACTIC BATTLES.
NEW VAMPIRE KNIGHT RELEASE:
VAMPIRE KNIGHT GUILTY, Volume 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens ·
MSRP: $19.97 U.S. / $28.99 CAN · Available Now!
In the opening of the second season, Zero is accused of Shizuka Hio's murder and becomes the target of the Senate. When Kaname refuses to attest to Zero's innocence, Yuki's loyalties are torn between the two. Then Yuki meets a mysterious little boy whose seemingly innocent kiss on the cheek draws her deeper into the world of vampires. Zero, seeing Yuki struggle to recall her past, tries to help. Do the archives of the Hunter's Society headquarters hold the key that will unlock Yuki's memories? Contains Episodes 1-4.
For more information on VAMPIRE KNIGHT, please visit: www.ShojoBeat.com
BLEACH BOX SET, Volume 8 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens ·
MSRP: $49.95 U.S. / $71.99 CAN · Available March 22nd
Just a few months from the showdown with the Arrancars, Ichigo and his friends are deep in training. But the battle may arrive earlier than expected when Aizen sends the Arrancars into the World of the Living. Captain Hitsugaya's advance Soul Reaper troops assist in defending Karakura Town and the fight appears to be going to the heroes, when Aizen orders the kidnapping of one of Ichigo's most loyal friends – Orihime! Box Set features Episodes 134 – 145 (Original and Uncut).
For more information on BLEACH, please visit Bleach.viz.com.
NEW POKÉMON RELEASES:
POKÉMON DP GALACTIC BATTLES, Volumes 1 & 2 · Rated ‘A’ for All Ages ·
MSRP: $14.97 U.S. each / $21.99 CAN each · Available Now!
POKÉMON DP GALACTIC BATTLES GIFT SET · Rated ‘A’ for All Ages ·
MSRP: $24.92 U.S. / $35.99 CAN · Available Now!
Non-stop excitement awaits audiences in the Sinnoh region, as Ash's quest for a Gym Badge lands him in a shocking encounter with Rotom and a family feud between father and son Gym Leaders! Then, watch our heroes witness the power of Aura when they join forces with Riley and Lucario to protect an island full of Pokémon from Team Galactic. But Aura won't help Pikachu and Piplup when they wind up lost on a deserted island! From an infatuated Phione to a Snorunt search-and-rescue, the adventure never ends for Ash, Dawn and Brock!
The POKÉMON DP GALATIC BATTLES GIFT SET contains Volumes 1 & 2 in a collector’s box.
For more information POKÉMON and other VIZ Kids titles please visit www.VIZ.com/pokemon/.