Business seems to have picked up a bit this week in the way of anime releases as there are definitely more than there have been in the last few weeks. Dead Space 2: Aftermath makes its way to stores this week on both DVD and Blu-ray thanks to Manga while Sacred Blacksmith complete on DVD, part 4 of season 3 of One Piece, Gantz complete on DVD and Disgaea complete on DVD make their way into stores from FUNimation. Viz Media has a few releases in anime as well as Vampire Knight complete, part 2 of the Pokémon Elements collection and the 5th box set of Naruto: Shippuden release this week. Three other companies have a release of their own as well as Aniplex releases part 1 of Durarara!!, Sentai Filmworks releases collection 2 of Ghost Sweeper Mikami and NIS America releases the 2nd part of PandoraHearts.
Quite a few more releases for manga fans this week as well, compared the four releases last week. This week’s manga releases are mainly dominated by Yen Press releases as they have Black Butler GN 4, Book girl Novel 2, Highschool of the Dead GN 1, Laon GN 4, Omamori Himari GN 2, PandoraHearts GN 4, Spiral: Bonds of Reasoning GN 14 and Ugly Duckling’s Love Revolution GN 3 landing this week. Three other companies each have a single release as Gundam 00: Season 2 GN 4 from Bandai, Black Jack GN 13 from Vertical and Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campus Apocalypse GN 2 from Dark Horse will also make it to stores this week.