Anime Releases, Character Birthdays as well as Japanese Holidays: Week 4 of December

Anime releases
USA
Tuesday December 23, 2014
Horus: Prince of the Sun (Little Norse Prince) (DVD)
Kill la Kill Vol #3 DVD/BD Combo Set (Limited Edition) + Bonus CD (Eps # 10 – 14)
Kill la Kill Vol #3 DVD (Eps # 10 – 14)
Kill la Kill Vol #3 BLURAY (Eps # 10 – 14)
Lupin The 3rd: Yhe Castle of Cagliostro DVD
Mazinger Z TV Series DVD Set 2 (Episodes # 47 – 92)
One Piece Season 6 Part 3 DVD Boxed Set (Uncut)
Sword Art Online (S.A.O) – Extra Edition – DVD
Sword Art Online (S.A.O) – Extra Edition – BLURAY

UK
Monday December 22, 2014
Kabukimonogatari (Monogatari Second Season Part 2) (BLURAY)
Nisemonogatari Complete Collection (BLURAY)
Nisemonogatari Complete Collection (DVD)
The Garden of Sinners Movie Collection (DVD)
The Place promised in our Early Days/Voice of a Distant Star (DVD)
The Place promised in our Early Days/Voice of a Distant Star (BLURAY)
Watamote: No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys Fault I’m Not Popular! (BLURAY)

Anime Birthdays (December 22, 2014 – December 28, 2014)
This week there are few anime Characters that celebrate their birthdays. We celebrate their special days and appreciate all the adventures we shared with them.

December
22 Hiromu Shinbo (Chobits)
23 Malik Ishtar (YuGiOh), Nayuki Minase (Kanon)
24 Kaname Chidori (Full Metal Panic!), Maria Takaraga (Skip Beat), Ryouma Echizen (Prince of Tennis) and Tony Tony Chopper (One Piece)
25 Magno Vivan (Vandread), Misa Amane (Death Note)
26 Touji Suzuhara (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
27 Hinata Hyuga (Naruto)
28 Black Cygnus (Saint Seiya)

Japanese Festivals and Holidays
December
25 December is Christmas. Look out for our Christmas in Japan special article on Christmas Day.

Featuring our picture is the kawaii Misa Amane (Misa-Misa) from Death Note