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Happy 4th of July, everyone! Welcome to the July edition! I'm going to post the merchandise for the first two weeks, and I'll update next week.

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Anime Series

ImageTitle (Format)CompanySRPAmazon.comRightStuf.comRelease Date
Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere - Season 2 (BD and DVD)Sentai FilmworksBD: $69.98
DVD: $59.98
BD: $59.99
DVD: $49.99
BD: $41.99
DVD: $35.99
Ruin Explorers - Complete Collection (DVD)Maiden Japan$19.98$14.99$14.997/02/13
Black Magic M-66 (DVD)Maiden Japan$19.98$14.99$14.997/09/13
Blue Exorcist - Complete 1st Season (DVD and Blu-Ray)Aniplex of AmericaBD: $174.98
DVD: $139.98
BD: ?
DVD: ?
BD: $139.98
DVD: $69.98
Gyo: Tokyo Fish Attack! (DVD)Aniplex of America$37.98?$29.987/09/13
Hetalia: Axis Powers - The Complete Series (DVD)FUNimation$34.98$21.93$20.997/09/13
Kimba the White Lion - The Complete Series (DVD)Right Stuf$69.99$59.99$52.497/09/13
The Irresponsible Captain Tylor - Complete TV Series (Litebox, DVD)Right Stuf$39.99$25.78$29.997/09/13
The Rose of Versailles - Part 2 [Limited Edition] (DVD)Nozomi Entertainment$49.99$31.58$29.997/09/13
Steins;Gate - Part 1 (Blu-Ray and DVD)Manga EntertainmentBD: $34.99
DVD: $24.99
BD: ?
DVD: ?
BD: ?
DVD: ?
Lovely Complex - the Complete Series (DVD)Eastern Star$49.95$44.99$29.9907/16/13
Naruto Shippuden DVD Box 15Viz Media$44.82$26.96$28.9907/16/13
Patlabor: The Mobile Police Collecton 1 (DVD and Blu-Ray)Maiden JapanBD: $69.98
DVD: $59.98
BD: $59.99
DVD: $49.99
BD: $41.99
DVD: 35.99
Special A - Complete Collection (DVD)Sentai Filmworks$69.98$59.99$52.4907/16/13
Chihayafuru - Part 1 (DVD)Siren Visual Entertainment$49.95??07/18/13
Case Closed - Season 1 Box Set [S.A.V.E.] (DVD)FUNimation Entertainment$29.98$16.96$22.4907/18/13
Case Closed - Season 2 Box Set [S.A.V.E.] (DVD)''''$29.98$18.93$22.4907/23/13
Case Closed - Season 3 Box Set [S.A.V.E.] (DVD)''''$29.98$18.93$22.4907/23/13
Case Closed - Season 4 Box Set [S.A.V.E.] (DVD)''''$29.98$22.4907/23/13
Case Closed - Season 5 Box Set [S.A.V.E.] (DVD)''''$29.98$22.4907/23/13
Phi-Brain: Puzzle of God: The Orpheus Order - Collection 1 (Blu-Ray and DVD)Sentai FilmworksBD: $69.98
DVD: $59.98
BD: 59.99
DVD: $49.99
BD: $52.49
DVD: $44.99
Robotech: 2 - Movie Collection (DVD)Lions Gate Films$19.98$12.86?07/23/13
Super Robot Wars Original Generation (DVD)Media Blasters$14.99$9.99$11.2407/23/13
Super Robot Wars OG: Divine Wars (DVD)Media Blasters$39.99$29.99$29.9907/23/13
Cowboy Bebop - Part 1 Collector's Edition (Blu-Ray)Anime Limited$39.99??07/29/13
Another - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray and DVD)Sentai FilmworksBD: $69.98
DVD: $59.98
BD: $59.99
DVD: $49.99
BD: $41.99
DVD: $35.99
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Beginnings/Eternal [Import] (DVD and Blu-Ray)Aniplex of AmericaBD: $129.98
DVD: $109.98
?BD: $104.98
DVD: $89.98
Samurai Pizza Cats - Complete Collection (DVD)Eastern Star$79.95$79.95$59.9607/30/13


Manga Volumes

ImageName & VolumePublisherSRPAmazon.comRightStuf.comRelease Date
Little Fluffy Gigolo PELU Vol. 2Last Gasp Publishing$17.95$13.11N/A07/01/13
The Strange Tale of Panorama IslandLast Gasp Publishing$24.95$18.20$18.7107/01/13
Blue Exorcist Vol. 10Viz Media$9.99$8.99$5.2907/02/13
D. Gray-man Omnibus 1 (Vol. 1-3)Viz Media$14.99$11.80$10.0407/02/13
Gunslinger Girl Vol. 15Seven Seas Entertainment$11.99$9.49$8.9907/02/13
Jiu Jiu Vol. 5Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/02/13
Kanokon Vol. 3-4Viz Media$9.99$8.15$7.4905/07/13
Mayo Chiki! Vol. 3Seven Seas Entertainment$12.99$10.19$9.7407/02/13
Natsume's Book of FriendsVol. 14Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/02/13
Oresama Teacher Vol. 14Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.9907/02/13
Pokemon Adventures: Ruby & Sapphire Vol. 17Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/02/13
Pokemon Adventures: Black and White Vol. 1Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/02/13
Psyren Vol. 11Viz Media$9.99$8.08$6.6907/02/13
Sailor Moon Vol. 12Kodansha Comics$10.99$9.51$8.2407/02/13
Skip Beat! Omnibus 5Viz Media$14.99$12.18$9.3707/02/13
Strobe Edge Vol. 4Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/02/13
Wolfsmund Vol. 1Vertical$12.95$9.71$7.4907/02/13
World War Blue Vol. 1Seven Seas Entertainment$11.99$8.99$8.9907/02/13
Case Closed Vol. 47Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/09/13
Fullmetal Alchemist Omnibus 5Viz Media$14.99$11.96$10.0407/09/13
Loveless Omnibus 4Viz Media$14.99$11.97$10.0407/09/13
Rin-ne Vol. 12Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/09/13
The Flowers of Evil Vol. 6Vertical$10.95$8.21$8.2107/09/13
Tiger & Bunny Vol. 2Viz Media$9.99$8.99$6.6907/09/13
Tokyo Babylon OmnibusDark Horse$19.99$15.22$14.9907/10/13
07-Ghost Vol. 5Viz Media$9.99$8.99$7.4907/16/13
I'll Give it My All... Tomorrow Vol. 5Viz Media$12.99$11.69$9.7407/16/13
Limit Vol. 6Vertical$10.95$8.21$8.2107/16/13
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus 1Dark Horse$19.99$12.32$12.5007/16/13
Missions of Love Vol. 4Kodansha Comics$10.99$9.89$8.2407/16/13
Gate 7 Vol. 4Dark Horse$10.99$8.58$8.2407/17/13
Black Butler Vol. 14Yen Press$11.99$10.19$8.9907/23/13
Bloody Monday Vol. 11Kodansha Comics$10.99$9.89$8.2407/23/13
Doubt Vol. 2Yen Press$18.99$12.89$14.2407/23/13
Is This a Zombie? Vol. 5Yen Press$11.99$9.21$8.9907/23/13
K-ON! College Vol. 1Yen Press$11.99$9.67$8.9907/23/13
Puella Magi Oriko Magica Vol. 1Yen Press$11.99$9.18$8.9907/23/13
Soul Eater Vol. 15Yen Press$11.99$9.85$8.9907/23/13
Until Death Do Us Part Vol. 4Yen Press$18.99$14.20$14.2407/23/13
Gantz Vol. 28Dark Horse Comics$13.99$10.49$10.4907/24/13
Hana-Kimi Omnibus 5 (Vol. 13-15)Viz Media$14.99$12.04$11.2407/28/13
Fairy Tail Vol. 28Kodansha Comics$10.99$9.89$8.2407/30/13
High School of the Dead - Full Color Edition Omnibus 2Yen Press$49.99$34.17?07/30/13
Kingdom Hearts II Vol. 2Yen Press$19$14.08$14.0807/30/13
Twin Knights
Twin Knights
Twin Knight Vol. 1Vertical$13.95$10.51$10.4607/30/13
Alice the 101st Vol. 3Digital Manga Publishing$12.95$9.91$9.7107/31/13
Moon and Blood Vol. 4Digital Manga Publishing$6.95$6.26$5.2107/31/13

Note: Rightstuf's release date for Alice in the Country of Clover: Ace of Hearts was June 18, 2013 while ANN listed it as July 2, 2013. ANN listed Battle Angel Alita: Last Order Vol. 18's release date for volume 18 on July 2. Barnes & Noble, Right Stuf, and Amazon has the date, September 24. Rightstuf has Kanokon volume 3-4 on July 30th. Vampire Knight volume 17 is release on November 5, 2013 for Right Stuf and Barnes & Noble.

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