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AV MOD MATERIAL: Quick Picks (3/28/13)

A vampire hunter, element benders and an apperant robot battle are witnessed by Bigheart711 and Takashichea this time around.

Happy Easter week, everyone! Another two-parter has submerged since a lot of crazy stuff happened to us over the previous week. This time, we're really digging deep into the already spacious rabbit hole.

Bigheart711's Pick

Not of the arc I'm talking about, but it looks cool.
Not of the arc I'm talking about, but it looks cool.

The pick I choose this time is Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search. The reason why I even picked this was because some of my friends ended up enjoying it, even though they went in to look into an character's backstory. It sounds like it's more than it even seems, so I might be checking it out soon.

Takashichea's Pick

I (Bigheart) assume that this is part of what happened with Taka.
I (Bigheart) assume that this is part of what happened with Taka.

My pick would be Fate/Stay Night. It's a good romantic story, but it's a bit slow. For fans who are new, you might hate Shirou and adore either Saber, Rin, or Archer.

Now that our rather brief opinions are exposed, what will you pick?

Anime Series

ImageTitle (Format)CompanySRPAmazon.comRightStuf.comRelease Date
Fate/Stay Night (Full Series, Blu-Ray and DVD)Sentai FilmworksBD: $69.98
DVD: $49.98
BD (Part 1): $43.08
BD: (Part 2): $49.99
DVD: $39.99
BD: $41.99
DVD: $21.99
3/19/2013
Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Blu-Ray Volume 6)Honneamise$59.98$54.99N/A3/22/2013
New Hurricane Polymar (Full OVA, DVD)Discotek Media$19.95$14.99$14.963/19/2013
One Piece (Season 4, Part 4 Uncut, DVD)FUNimation$39.98$33.98$23.993/19/2013
Pokemon: Black & White (DVD Set 3)Viz Media$19.99$14.99$17.993/19/2013
Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo (Full OVA, DVD)Discotek Media$24.95$19.99$18.713/19/2013
Toriko (Part 3, DVD)FUNimation$39.98$32.99$23.993/19/2013

Note: Mobile Suit Gundam UC was not listed on RightStuf.com for the week of 3/19/13

Manga

ImageName & VolumePublisherSRPAmazon.comRightStuf.comRelease Date
21st Century Boys Vol. 2Viz Media$12.99$7.70$9.7403/19/13
Avatar the Last Airbender: The Search Vol. 1Dark Horse$10.99$6.03$7.36*3/20/13
Blood-C Vol. 1Dark Horse$12.99$7.13$8.70*03/19/13
Genshiken: Second Season Vol. 2Kodansha Comics$10.99$6.03$8.2403/19/13
Sailor Moon Vol. 10Kodansha Comics$10.99$7.82$8.2403/19/13
The Limit Vol. 4Vertical$10.95$6.01$8.2103/19/13
Vagabond Vol. 34Viz Media$9.95$5.90$7.4603/19/13

Notes: Both Right Stuf, Barnes and Noble, and Amazon release Sailor Moon Vol. 10 and Limit Vol. 4 on March 26. For Avatar the Last Airbender: The Search, Right Stuf releases it on March 20 while both Amazon and Barnes and Noble have it on April 2. For Blood-C, Right Stuf's release date is March 6.

Anime News Network does not list Avatar the Last Airbender: The Search, Part 1 in its catalog. The Barnes and Noble and Amazon's release dates for that graphic novel is April 2 while Right Stuf has it on March 20.

*Righstuf is doing a 33% discount on all Dark Horse graphic novels that ends on March 21.

That's it for the first part! Now, onward to the second! <3

Sources: AnimeNewsNetwork, RightStuf.com, Amazon.com

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