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Future Card Buddyfight

Type: TV
Genres: Game
Producers: Xebec, Oriental Light and Magic, Bushiroad Inc.
Networks: TV Aichi
Airing Date: January 4, 2014
Plot/Description – TV Anime adaptation of the Future Card Buddyfight card game. (Source: MAL)

Silver Spoon Season 2

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, School, Shounen, Slice of Life
Producers: Aniplex, A-1 Pictures
Networks: Fuji TV
Airing Date: January 9, 2014
Plot/Description – Season 2 of Silver Spoon
Maken-Ki! Two

Type: TV
Genres: Action, Ecchi, Martial Arts, Super Power, Harem, School
Producers: Xebec
Networks: Tokyo MX, tvk, Sun TV, TVQ Kyushu, Chiba TV, TVS, Gifuhōsō, Mieterebihōsō, BS11, AT-X
Airing Date: January 15, 2014
Plot/Description – Season 2 of Maken-Ki!
Yōkai Watch

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Supernatural, Game
Producers: Oriental Light and Magic
Networks: Unknown
Airing Date: January 8, 2014
Plot/Description – A TV Anime adaptation of Level 5’s 3DS game.

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Magical Warfare

Type: TV
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Magic
Producers: Media Factory, Madhouse Studios, flying DOG
Networks: MBS, CBC, TBS, BS-TBS
Airing Date: January 9, 2014
Plot/Description – In this modern magic action story, Takeshi Nanase is an ordinary high school boy who has a somewhat dark past. Due to certain circumstances, he formed a “fake” couple with his childhood friend Kurumi Isoshima, but otherwise, he lives a normal life. However, one day, he comes across a girl named Mui Aiba, in a uniform he has never seen before, collapsed on the school campus. This encounters changes Takeshi’s destiny completely. Mui tells Takeshi that she is a magician, and she apologizes, for she turned Takeshi into a magician, too. What Takeshi once knew as one world is actually two — the world where magicians live and the world where humans live. (Source: ANN)
Wake Up, Girls!

Type: TV
Genres: Music, Slice of Life
Producers: Tatsunoko Productions, Ordet
Networks: TV Tokyo, TVA, TVO, OX, AT-X
Airing Date: January 10, 2014
Plot/Description – Green Leaves Entertainment is a tiny production company on the verge of going out of business in Sendai, the biggest city in Japan’s northeastern Tohoku region. The agency once managed the careers of magicians, photo idols, fortune-tellers, and other entertainers, but its last remaining client finally quit. In danger of having zero talent (literally), the president Tange hatches an idea of producing an idol group. On the brash president’s orders, the dissatisfied manager Matsuda heads out to scout raw talent. Matsuda makes a fateful encounter with a certain girl… (Source: ANN)
Robot Girls Z

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy
Producers: Toei Animation
Networks: Toei Channel
Airing Date: January 4, 2014
Plot/Description – The story revolves around a new team of “Toei robot girls” named “Team Z” that is made up of three  girls based on Toei’s Mazinger Z franchise: Mazinger Z, Great Mazinger, and UFO Robot Grendizer. Usually they perform in activities around Nerima ward in Tokyo to raise the awareness of the promising future energy source “Photon Power” (koushiryoku). However, there are times when “Mechanical Beast” team of girls emerge from the “Subterranean Empire” and attempt to steal the energy. Thus “Team Z” has to battle them to prevent this, though sometimes they just go and beat up the “bad girls” to relieve stress. (Source: MAL)



Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Romance, School
Producers: Frontier Works, Silver Link
Networks: Unknown
Airing Date: January 10, 2014
Plot/Description – When the national idol Kusakabe Yuka suddenly retired from the entertainment business, it shocked the world and it devastated teenager Hata Kosaku. Kosaku was Yuka’s biggest fan and her departure left him depressed. His classmates at the Tamo Agriculture School finally are able to get him to leave his room and attend his class, but to everyone’s amazement, Kusakabe Yuka (her stage name) comes into the class under the name Kinoshita Ringo as a transfer student. Kosaku realizes he has the once in a lifetime opportunity to get to personally know his dream girl and, together with his group of friends, try to find out why she is here and become closer than just classmates. (Source: MangaHelpers)

Type: TV
Genres: Action, Shounen, Supernatural
Producers: VAP, Bridge, Earth Star Entertainment
Networks: Tokyo MX
Airing Date: January 5, 2014
Plot/Description – Shio Ogura is a Japanese high school student, who is visiting Taiwan on a school trip when she is suddenly attacked by monsters. Agents known as “E-Gene Holders” from the government agency DOGOO also arrive, who wield weapons infused with the spirits of historical figures. Shio is revealed to also be an E-Gene Holder when the soul of Oda Nobunaga awakens after she tries to rescue a friend. (Source: Wikipedia)


Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Space
Producers: flying DOG, Bandai Visual, Bones
Networks: Tokyo MX, TVO, TVA, BS Fuji
Airing Date: January 5, 2014
Plot/Description – The lead character Dandy is an alien hunter and the “dandiest man in space.” The anime is set far in the future where people have gone to the far reaches of the universe. Dandy is searching for aliens that no one has found before with his robot partner QT. (Source: ANN)


Sakura Trick

Type: TV
Genres: Romance, School, Yuri, Slice of Life
Producers: Pony Canyon, Studio Deen
Networks: TBS, BS-TBS
Airing Date: January 9, 2014
Plot/Description – The story revolves around Haruka and Yuu, two girls who go to a high school that is slated to be shut down in three years. To share something special between them, they share a kiss, and their relationship deepens from that moment onward. (Source: ANN)
Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life Season 2

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life
Producers: SANZIGEN
Networks: TV Tokyo
Airing Date: January 7, 2014
Plot/Description – Season two of Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life.

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Shounen
Producers: Aniplex, Shaft
Networks: Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11, TV Aichi, Gunma TV
Airing Date: January 11, 2014
Plot/Description – Nisekoi follows high school student Raku Ichijou, the son of a leader in the yakuza faction Shuei-Gumi, and Chitoge Kirisaki, the daughter of a boss in a rival gang known as Beehive. They unexpectedly meet when Chitoge hops a wall and knees Raku in the face. After she runs off, Raku realizes he has lost his pendant which was given to him by his childhood sweetheart with whom he made a secret promise. After discovering Chitoge is a new transfer student in his class, he forces her to help him look for the pendant. During the search, they begin to dislike each other. (Source: ANN)
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Tonari no Seki-kun

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, School, Seinen
Producers: Starchild Records, Media Factory, Shin-Ei Animation
Networks: TV Tokyo, AT-X
Airing Date: January 5, 2014
Plot/Description – The original manga revolves around a girl named Yokoi who sits next to a boy only known as Seki-kun. During class, Seki-kun continues to not pay attention and instead creates amazing little distractions, such as a detailed golf course with the course’s hole being a dent in his desk, or an entire dramatic war being played out by paper shogi pieces. Yokoi often finds herself getting reluctantly interested in his games, even though they always seem to end up getting HER in trouble with the teacher! (Source: ANN)


Saikin, Imōto no Yōsu ga Chotto Okaishiin Da Ga.

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Shounen
Producers: Project No.9
Networks: Unknown
Airing Date: January 4, 2014
Plot/Description –  In the romance comedy, a girl named Mitsuki Kanzaki lives with her step-brother Yuya after her mother remarries. One day, Mitsuki is possessed by the self-proclaimed spirit of a young girl, Hiyori Kotobuki. Hiyori (in Mitsuki’s body) must fall in love with Yuya to move towards the “Gates of Heaven.” (Source: ANN) 


Type: TV
Genres: Action, Adventure, Shounen
Producers: Bones, Avex Entertainment, Ai Addiction
Networks: Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11, TVA
Airing Date: January 5, 2014
Plot/Description – At the boundary between this realm and another, there live eight million gods, dead spirits who serve the gods, and other assorted spirits who help and meddle in the affairs of humans. A sweet middle school girl named Hiyori Iki has been enduring bullying from herclassmates, and she goes to the restroom by herself to cry. Scrawled on the bathroom wall is a phone number and the message, “I solve your troubles.” After Hiyori calls the number, she encounters a homeless, unemployed figure who proclaims himself a “god.” Crude, unpredictable, and worthless, he does not answer people’s prayers and no one acknowledges him. However, he has one sole power, the ability to cut all who pass between this world and the next. (Source: ANN)


Z/X: Ignition

Type: TV
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Game, Sci-Fi
Producers: Pony Canyon
Networks: Unknown
Airing Date: January 2014
Plot/Description – The story is set in the not-so-distant future. Five “Black Points” suddenly appeared around the world as portals to parallel worlds. Immediately after, strange creatures began their invasion from these portals. These creatures are the inhabitants of five worlds — the same worlds in different timeframes. In order to ensure their own future timeframe survives, each of the fiveinvasion forces battle to wipe the other future timeframes out. The key is one card-shaped device. (Source: ANN)


Oneechan ga Kita

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Slice of Life
Producers: Takeshobo, C2C
Networks: Tokyo MX
Airing Date: January 8, 2014
Plot/Description – The story revolves around Tomoya Mizuhara, a 13-year-old boy who suddenly gains a big sister when his father remarries. 17-year-old Ichika is a little strange, and her affection for Tomoya is rather overwhelming, if not scary. On top of things, Ichika’s friend Ruri is the ultimate sadist. Then there is Ichika’s big-breasted quarter-Japanese friend Marina.(Source: ANN)


Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions II

Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, School, Slice of Life
Producers: Kyoto Animation
Networks: Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS, TVA, BS11, Animax
Airing Date: January 8, 2014
Plot/Description – Due to various events, Yuuta and Rikka are living together. This secret co-habitation is so exciting for the two lovebirds! Or so it should be…Is having a chuuni girlfriend too high of a hurdle for Yuuta, who never even went out with a normal girl?! Yuuta worries about how to advance his relationship with Rikka. And then everyone else, Nibutani, Kumin, and Dekomori, have powered up by advancing a grade. Furthermore, the cause of his chuunibyou outburst in middle school, the girl who calls herself Sophia Ring Saturn the 7th, Satone Shichimiya appears…

This is the long-awaited second season of the adolescent romantic comedy revolving around chuunibyou that makes you laugh and cry. (Source: Animax)


Toaru Hikūshi e no Koiuta

Type: TV
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Producers: Bandai Visual, TMS Entertainment
Networks: Tokyo MX
Airing Date: January 6, 2014
Plot/Description – This is a tale of a prince who lost everything leaves for a journey with no guarantee of returning to his hometown safely. With hatred and revenge in his mind, he met several people that taught him about friendship…and love. (Source: MAL)


Saki: Zenkoku-hen

Type: TV
Number of Episodes: Unknown
Genres: Game, Slice of Life, School
Producers: Square Enix, Lantis, Pony Canyon, Studio Gokumi, Saki Zenkoku-hen Production Committee
Networks: TV Tokyo
Airing Date: January 2014Plot/Description – Sequel to the Saki series covering the Inter High School Mahjong Championships. (Source: MAL)


Type: TV
Genres: Drama, Horror, Psychological, Fantasy, Shounen
Producers: Studio Deen, Earth Star Entertainment, Pupa Production Committee
Networks: Tokyo MX
Airing Date: January 9, 2014
Plot/Description – The “life-and-death sibling” story follows Utsutsu and Yume Hasegawa, a boy and his little sister who find themselves all alone. One day, Yume sees a mysterious red butterfly and her body undergoes a strange metamorphosis—into a creature that eats humans. Utsutsu struggles to find a way to restore his sister. (Source: ANN)


Hōzuki no Reitetsu

Type: TV

Genres: Comedy, Supernatural, Fantasy
Producers: Starchild Records, Wit Studio
Networks: MBS, TBS, CBC, BS-TBS
Airing Date: January 9, 2014
Plot/Description – Hōzuki is the aide to the great king of Hell, King Enma. Calm and super-sadistic, Hōzuki tries to resolve the various problems in Hell, including a rampaging Momotarō and his companions. However, he also likes spending his free time on his hobbies, such as fawning over cute animals and raising “Goldfish Flowers.” (Source: ANN)
Mikakunin de Shinkōkei

Type: TV

Genres: Slice of Life
Producers: Doga Kobo, Toho Company, DAX Production, Mikakunin de Shinkoukei Production Committee
Networks: ABC Asahi, AT-X, Tokyo MX, BS11
Airing Date: January 9, 2014
Plot/Description – Yonomi Kobeni, an ordinary girl, finds out on her 16th birthday that she is betrothed to Mitsumine Hakuya, a boy the same age as her. Hakuya moves in from the countryside and starts living with her, bringing his younger sister who is still a primary school student with him. (Source: ANN)



Type: TV

Genres: Supernatural, School, Slice of Life
Producers: AIC Plus+
Networks: TV Tokyo
Airing Date: December 20, 2013
Plot/Description – Fifth grader Wakaba can see things invisible beings other people can’t. Because of this, she’s bullied by her classmates and spends her days alone. But one day, she meets a strange pink creature who only says “Pupipo.” It quickly becomes fond of Wakaba and protects her from evil beings. With its help, she befriends Reiko, a girl obsessed with the occult. Meanwhile, she meets Naoya, a boy who can also see invisible creatures, and decides to help him get rid of them. (Source: ANN)


Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha

Type: TV

Genres: Comedy, Supernatural, Romance, School
Producers: DAX Production, flying DOG, Production IMS
Networks: TV Tokyo, KBS Kyoto
Airing Date: January 15, 2014
Plot/Description – Inari Fushimi is a middle school girl who’s never had a requited love, since she’s a shy, clumsy and not very bright. One day, she witnesses her crush Kouji giving a letter to her classmate Akemi. Shocked and saddened, Inari rushes to a shrine, where she sees a mysterious phenomenon. From this strange encounter, she gains the power of physical transformation. (Source: ANN)


Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil

Type: TV

Genres: Magic, Action
Producers: Arms, Pony Canyon
Networks: Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS, TVA, AT-X, BS11
Airing Date: January 12, 2014
Plot/Description – In 2018, humans and wizards live together in Tokyo. Police continue to protect order in society, but wizards are tried according to magical law, in special courts defended by wizard barristers. At age seventeen, Cecile has just become the youngest wizard barrister, and begins work at the Butterfly Law Offices. While she hasn’t realized it yet, she has tremendous magical potential. (Source: ANN)


Sekai Seifuku ~ Bōryaku no Zvezda

Type: TV

Genres: Action, Fantasy
Producers: Aniplex, A-1 Pictures, flying DOG
Networks: Tokyo MX, BS 11, Gunma TV, MBS, TV Aichi
Airing Date: January 11, 2014
Plot/Description – What does it take to conquer the world?! Every leader of the past has thought of it… but all they have done was to merely dream of its greatness. World domination…nobody has been able to achieve it. Until one little girl by the name of Kate Hoshimiya came along. Kate Hoshimiya will shock the world! How was she able to carry out such a mag… more What does it take to conquer the world?! Every leader of the past has thought of it… but all they have done was to merely dream of its greatness. World domination…nobody has been able to achieve it. Until one little girl by the name of Kate Hoshimiya came along. Kate Hoshimiya will shock the world! How was she able to carry out such a magnificent stunt? So frightful! So glorious! Could this be…the Zvezda Plot?! Let the light of our great Zvezda shine upon this land far and wide! (Source: Aniplex USA)


Witch Craft Works

Type: TV

Genres: Supernatural, Action, Fantasy, Seinen
Producers: J.C. Staff, Lantis
Networks: Unknown
Airing Date: January 5, 2014
Plot/Description – Takamiya Honoka is a regular student whose only problem seems to be that he sits next to Kagari Ayaka, the school’s #1 beauty. They have never spoken to each other before and any small interaction between them immediately results in her fanclub beating him. Yet when a falling part of the school’s building is about to send him to the afterlife, it’s Kagari that comes to his rescue. Only… she’s dressed as a witch, carrying him in her arms and floating on a broom?! Kagari tells him it is her mission to protect him and that now she can finally protect him openly rather than undercover. (Source: MU)


Anime Movies
Lupin III vs. Detective Conan: The Movie

Type: Movie
Genres: Mystery
Producers: TMS Entertainment
Airing Date: December 7, 2013
Plot/Description – Not added yet
Giovanni no Shima

Type: Movie
Genres: Drama
Producers: Unknown
Airing Date: February 2014
Plot/Description – A special animated movie to commemorate 50th anniversary of Japan Association of Music Enterprises (JAME). The story is set after World War 2 following the lives of two young boys from Shikotan Island. (Source: MAL)
Bodacious Space Pirates

Type: Movie
Genres: Sci-Fi, Space
Producers: Satelight, Starchild Records
Airing Date: February 2014
Plot/Description – A movie sequel to the Mouretsu Pirates TV anime
Official Website
Tiger & Bunny: The Rising

Type: Movie
Genres: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Super Power
Producer: Sunrise
Airing Date: February 8, 2014
Plot – The second Tiger & Bunny movie
Kaiketsu Zorori Mamoru ze! Kyōryū no Tamago

Type: Movie
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Kids
Producers: Sunrise, Pony Canyon, Nippon Columbia
Airing Date: December 14, 2013
Plot/Description – A new Kaiketsu Zorori movie
Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission

Type: Movie
Genres: Action, Adventure, Shounen, Super Power
Producers: Madhouse Studios
Airing Date: December 27, 2013
Plot/Description – The strongest Hunters that once existed in the Hunters Association were split into “light” and “dark”, and each walked down their respective paths. The “dark” side begins moving in order to massacre all Hunters! What actions will Gon take when the many crimes of Netero and the Hunters Association are unveiled…!? (Source: ANN) 

Majocco Shimai no Yoyo to Nene
Type: Movie
Genres: Fantasy, Magic
Producers: ufotable, Starchild Records, Tokuma Shoten
Airing Date: December 28, 2013
Plot/Description – Based on a manga “Noroiya Shimai” written by Hirarin and serialized in Monthly Comic Ryuu.  It is a story about a pair of sisters who work as “noroiya” (cursers) using magic in a fantasy world. One day a big tree suddenly appears in a forest, and tall buildings that look like they are from our world can be seen entangled in it. The two sisters go there to investigate and get ported to our world. They then encounter two children who are startled by the sisters’ sudden appearance and rush back home but at home they see their parents turned into monsters… (Source: MAL)


Anime OVA, ONA, Specials
Blood Lad

Type: OVA
Genres: Comedy, Demons, Vampire, Supernatural, Seinen
Producers: Brains Base
Airing Date: December 2013
Plot/Description – Bundled with the tenth limited-edition volume of Blood Lad manga. (Source: MAL)
Official Website
Wild Adapter

Type: OVA
Genres: Action, Mystery, Drama, Shounen Ai, Comedy
Producers: Anpro
Airing Date: January 24, 2014
Plot/Description – Makoto Kubota wandered through life, not taking things too seriously or looking too deep within himself. His job as the head of the Izumo Group’s youth gang kept him pleasantly occupied with yakuza wars, mahjong and assassinations… Until the day he stumbled upon a strange drug called Wild Adapter that produces bizarre side-effects–including death. Forever changed, Kubota becomes entangled with a drifter named Minoru Tokito, and the two form an unlikely companionship that draws them deeper into the mystery of Wild Adapter… (Source: Tokyopop)
Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya
Type: OVA
Genres: Action, Ecchi, Fantasy, Magic, Comedy, Supernatural, Seinen
Producers: Silver Link
Airing Date: January 25, 2014
Plot/Description – Illyasviel von Einzbern, an ordinary elementary schoolgirl who dreams about anime magical girls—until she encounters Magical Ruby and assumes the duties of a real magical girl. (Source: ANN)
Official Website
Genshiken Nidaime no Roku
Type: OVA
Genres: Parody, Slice of Life, Comedy
Producers: Production I.G
Airing Date: December 20, 2013
Plot/Description – Bundled with the limited edition of the 6th volume of the manga. (Source: MAL)
Official Website
Attack on Titan: Ilse’s Journal
Type: OVA

Genres: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Super Power
Producers: Production I.G, Wit Studio
Airing Date: December 9, 2013
Plot/Description – Bundled with the 12th limited-edition manga volume.
The anime will be about an old journal found by Levi and Erwin when they conduct the surveillance operation outside the wall. The contents of “Ilse’s Journal” result in some unexpected actions from Hange. (Source: MAL)
Official Website
Date A Live
Type: OVA
Genres: Mecha, Romance, School, Sci-Fi, Shounen
Producers: AIC Plus+, Nippon Columbia
Airing Date: December 2013
Plot/Description – Bundled with the 9th volume of the original novel. It will be the unaired 13th episode of the TV series. (Source: MAL)
Official Website
Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 2000%
Type: Special
Genres: Romance, School, Shoujo, Harem, Comedy
Producers: A-1 Pictures, Showgate
Airing Date: December 25, 2013
Plot/Description – Unaired episode included in Vol.7 of the BD/DVD. (Source: MAL)
Official Website

Kuroko no Baske OVA
Type: OVA
Genres: School, Sports, Comedy, Shounen
Producers: Production I.G
Airing Date: December 4, 2013
Plot/Description – Bundled with the 25th volume of Kuroko no Basket manga. The anime based on the Baka Ja Katenai no yo (バカじゃ勝てないのよ) story that was featured in the manga’s fifth volume. (Source: ANN)
Sword Art Online: Extra Edition
Type: Special
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Game, Romance, Shounen
Producers: Unknown
Airing Date: December 31, 2013
Plot/Description – Sword Art Online Extra Edition will be a recap of the Aincrad and Fairy Dance arcs, but it will contain some new footage. (Source: ANN)

Official Website

Continuing Animes

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases
  • Girls und Panzer – Complete Collection (DVD) – December 3, 2013
  • Girls und Panzer – Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) – December 3, 2013
  • Magical Play – Complete Collection (DVD) – December 3, 2013
  • Btooom! – Complete Collection (DVD) – December 10, 2013
  • Btooom! – Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) – December 10, 2013
  • Koe de Oshigoto! (DVD) – December 10, 2013
  • Kokoro Connect – OVA Complete Collection (DVD) – December 10, 2013
  • Kokoro Connect – OVA Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) – December 10, 2013
  • Sword Art Online – Part 1 (DVD/) – December 16, 2013
  • Sword Art Online – Part 1 (Blu-Ray +DVD) – December 16, 2013
  • Di Gi Charat – The Complete OVA Series (DVD) – December 17, 2013
  • Pet Girl of Sakurasou – Collection 1 (DVD) – December 17, 2013
  • Pet Girl of Sakurasou – Collection 1 (Blu-Ray) – December 17, 2013
  • Humanity Has Declined – Complete Collection (DVD) – December 24, 2013
  • Humanity Has Declined – Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) – December 24, 2013
  • Say, “I Love You”. – Complete Collection (DVD) – December 24, 2013
  • Say, “I Love You”. – Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) – December 24, 2013
  • Fate/Zero – Complete Season 2 (DVD) – December 31, 2013
  • Fate/Zero – Box Set 2 [Limited Edition] (Blu-Ray) – December 31, 2013
  • Nyan Koi! – Complete Collection (DVD) – December 31, 2013
  • Nyan Koi! – Complete Collection (Blu-ray) – December 31, 2013
  • So, I Can’t Play H! – Complete Collection (DVD) – December 31, 2013
  • So, I Can’t Play H! – Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) – December 31, 2013
  • Yuruyuri: Happy Go Lily – Season 2 Collection (Blu-Ray) – January 7, 2014
  • Aria The Natural – Collection Part 1 [Litebox] (DVD) – January 7, 2014