Mugen Train, HINAMATSURI, One Piece Film GOLD & More for Q2 2022 Home Video Schedule • Anime UK News

Mugen Train, HINAMATSURI, One Piece Film GOLD & More for Q2 2022 Home Video Schedule • Anime UK News

January 24, 2022

A month after the distributor had revealed their first quarter of 2022 line-up, Funimation UK have announced their home video release plans for the second quarter of 2022 for the United Kingdom and Ireland territories.

This batch features mostly shonen-related shows with a few re-releases and a couple catalog additions to the mix, and a few limited edition releases.

Artwork posted below are from the Funimation US version, though the final product tends to be the same but with BBFC logos.

21st March 2022

A bonus addition to the first quarter of 2022’s line-up is One Piece Film: GOLD from director Hiroaki Miyamoto, the 13th One Piece film released in 2016 (after Film: Z and before Stampede). It will be available on standard Blu-ray (£19.99 SRP) and standard DVD (£14.99 SRP).

The film includes English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Currently there’s no sign of One Piece: Heart of GOLD being planned for the UK & Ireland as of the time of this write-up.

4th April 2022

After releasing the film across nationwide theatrical screens, Funimation UK will be releasing Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train on home video, matching the same format as the US & Australian releases by Aniplex of America, Funimation US and Madman Entertainment with a standard Blu-ray (£24.99 SRP), standard DVD (£19.99 SRP) and a limited edition Blu-ray (£64.99 SRP).

The limited edition box set features a rigid box with digipack packaging that includes the film on Blu-ray, the original soundtrack CD, and also comes with a 64-page artbook.

The film includes English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Also scheduled is Dr. STONE: Stone Wars, the second season of the series, as a standard Blu-ray (£49.99 SRP) and standard DVD (£39.99 SRP).

This collection covers all 11 episodes with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Funimation is offering a limited edition release in the United States & Canada but currently there are no plans for the same treatment in the United Kingdom & Ireland.

Another shonen series also scheduled for this batch is My Hero Academia Season 5 with Part 1 on standard Blu-ray (£34.99 SRP) and standard DVD (£24.99 SRP).

This collection covers episodes 89-101 with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Even more shonen anime is scheduled with the next batch of content for One Piece with Collection 25 on DVD (£34.99 SRP).

This collection covers episodes 588-614 (590 excluded), which is during the Punk Hazard storyline, with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

18th April 2022

Next we have the complete first season collection for the 2019 adaptation of Fruits Basket, as a standard Blu-ray (£49.99 SRP) and standard DVD (£39.99 SRP).

This collection covers all 25 episodes with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

2nd May 2022

Next we have the original anime series WONDER EGG PRIORITY making its way to the UK with a standard Blu-ray (£44.99 SRP) and limited edition Blu-ray (£64.99 SRP) with a 60-page artbook, 5 art cards, 4 Enamel pin badges, 4 stickers and a rigid box.

This collection covers all 12 episodes and the finale special with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

9th May 2022

Next we have the 2021 anime series Kemono Jihen, scheduled to be released as a standard Blu-ray (£34.99 SRP).

This collection covers all 12 episodes with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Also scheduled this week is the theatrical film Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars, the conclusion to the CG anime franchise by studio Polygon Pictures, as a standard Blu-ray (£24.99 SRP).

This collection covers all 12 episodes with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Worth noting that currently only the first season has been released in the UK on home video (under Animatsu), but both seasons are available to stream on Funimation.

16th May 2022

Next we have more One Piece with Collection 26 on DVD (£34.99 SRP).

This collection covers episodes 615-641, which wraps up the Punk Hazard storyline and starts the Dressrosa storyline, with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Funimation is offering a Blu-ray & DVD release in the United States & Canada from Dressrosa onwards, and currently there are no plans for the Blu-ray treatment in the United Kingdom & Ireland.

Also scheduled is That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 with Part 1 on standard Blu-ray (£29.99 SRP) and standard DVD (£29.99 SRP).

This collection covers episodes 25-36 with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

30th May 2022

After airing a few years ago with positive reception, HINAMATSURI is now finally making its way to the UK with a standard Blu-ray (£34.99 SRP) and a UK exclusive limited edition Blu-ray (£64.99 SRP) with a 32-page artbook, 6 art cards and a rigid box.

This collection covers all 12 episodes with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

13th June 2022

The fourth season of Black Clover, covering the final remaining episodes before the adaptation took a break in March 2021, is now scheduled for home video! The series will receive a standard Blu-ray (£39.99 SRP), standard DVD (£29.99 SRP) and a limited edition Blu-ray & DVD (£59.99 SRP) has also been listed with a 48-page artbook and a rigid box.

This collection covers all 16 episodes (episodes 155-170) with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

27th June 2022

Next we have the complete second season collection for the 2019 adaptation of Fruits Basket, as a standard Blu-ray (£49.99 SRP) and standard DVD (£39.99 SRP).

This collection covers all 25 episodes (episodes 26-50) with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Also scheduled is more One Piece with Collection 27 on DVD (£34.99 SRP).

This collection covers episodes 642-667, which wraps up the Punk Hazard storyline and starts the Dressrosa storyline, with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Plus, we have more That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 with Part 2 on standard Blu-ray (£29.99 SRP) and standard DVD (£29.99 SRP).

This collection covers episodes 37-48 with English & Japanese audio with English subtitles.


That’s all of the news revealed from their official blog post. On a bonus note, Golden Kamuy Season 1 did manage to finally get released after many many months of pushbacks.

Source: Funimation Blog (may be geo-locked for non-UK/IE viewers)

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