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Out This Week: Studio Ghibli Collection Phase 1, Beyond The Boundary and more

Another week is here, so we're here to round up the new animation releases for this week! We will also sometimes include animation related titles, such as documentaries, adaptations or other films or series with a major animated component. This week is a pretty big one for readers in the US as the first batch of Studio Ghibli re-releases from GKIDS hit the shelves!



All information correct to the best of our knowledge and is subject to change.


UK Releases For October 16

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Beyond The Boundary The Movie: I'll Be Here (Manga, 12) Two-part anime fantasy feature follow up to the Kyoto Animation series.

Formats: Blu-Ray Collector's Edition, DVD





Hulk VS (Lionsgate, 12),  Animated double-bill pitting the Hulk against Thor and Wolverine.

Formats: Blu-Ray




Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ- Part 1 (Anime Limited, 12) Another instalment in the iconic giant robot saga, with the sequel to Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam.

Formats: Blu-Ray






Monster Island (Kaleidoscope, PG) Lucas finds out he's not really a human and sets off to find his monster roots in this Mexican CG feature. Check out our review here.



Planet Hulk (Lionsgate, 12) Marvel animated feature adapting the popular comics arc.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital


FORMATS: DVD, Digital




Rock Dog (Altitude, PG) Chinese-made CG feature about a dog named Bodi who follows his dream to become a rock star.

FORMATS: DVD


The Stick Man and Other Stories (E1, U) Boxset of TV specials including The Stick Man, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child and Room On The Broom.

FORMATS: DVD



Terrahawks: The Complete Series (Network, U) Classic 1980s puppet sci-fi series from the legendary Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet).

FORMATS: Blu-Ray




US Releases For October 17


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Batman vs Two Face (Warner Bros/DC, PG) DC animated movie follow up to Return Of The Caped Crusaders featuring your final chance to hear Adam West in the iconic role.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital



Howl's Moving Castle (GKIDS, PG) Hayao Miyazaki's classic rereleased as part of the new editions of the Ghibli collection from GKIDS.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo pack, DVD

Hunter x Hunter Set 3 Standard Edition (BD) [Blu-ray]

Hunter X Hunter: Volume 3 (Viz) Continuation of the Shonen series.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD





Kiki's Delivery Service (GKIDS, G). Hayao Miyazaki's charming story of a young witch. Read our review here.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo, DVD 

Love Chunibyo & Other Delusions Rikka Version [Blu-ray]

Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions!: Rikka Version (Sentai Filmworks) Anime Rom-com sequel.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo, DVD





My Neighbour Totoro (GKIDS, G) Miyazaki classic. Read our review here.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD combo, DVD

Orange: The Complete Series (Blu-ray/DVD Combo)


Orange: The Complete Series (FUNimation) Anime melodrama series.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo, DVD, Collector's Edition Blu-Ray



Ponyo (GKIDS, G) Miyazaki's gorgeous fishy fable.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo, DVD



Princess Mononoke (GKIDS, PG-13) Miyazaki's 1997 masterpiece. Read our review here.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo, DVD

Samurai Jack: Season 5 (BD) [Blu-ray]

Samurai Jack Season 5 ( Warner Bros)The Long awaited return of the classic series comes to disc.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital

Samurai Jack: The Complete Series Box Set (BD) [Blu-ray]

Samurai Jack The Complete Series (Warner Bros) All of Genndy Tartakovsky's series in one package.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray






Spirited Away (GKIDS, PG) Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar-winning classic.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo, DVD

Super Lovers: Season One (SUB Only) (Blu-ray/DVD Combo)

Super Lovers: Seson 1+ OVA (FUNimation) Yaoi romance.

FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo





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