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Out This Month: 'Wolf Children', 'LEGO Ninjago', 'A Town Called Panic' and more

Welcome to our regular round-up of the latest animation home entertainment releases. However, as next week is Christmas, we decided to expand this week's edition to cover the releases for the rest of the month.

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UK Releases For December 18


Digimon Adventure Tri- The Movie Part 3 (Manga, PG) Digital monsters return.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD


•  Fairy Tail Part 21 (Anime Limited, 12) The latest chapter in the magic-themed anime saga.
FORMATS: DVD

Girls Und Panzer: der Film (MVM, 12) DVD release of the film spin-off of the cute-girls-in-tanks series (already available on Blu-Ray)
FORMATS: DVD

Sword Of The Stranger (Anime Limited, 15) Samurai action classic from Studio Bones.
FORMATS: Collector's Edition Blu-Ray/DVD Combo pack

Wolf Children [Hosoda Collection] (Manga, PG) Mamoru Hosoda's moving fantasy family drama gets a re-release in a classy new edition. Review here
FORMATS: Blu-Ray Collector's Edition, 

US Releases For December 19


•  A Town Called Panic: The Collection (GKIDS) Stop-motion specials A Christmas Panic and Back To School Panic, plus bonus shorts.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital

Cross Ange: Rondo Of Angel and Dragon (Sentai Filmworks) Sci-fi/fantasy anime from Sunrise.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD

Dragonar Academy: The Complete Series [S.A.V.E. Edition] (FUNimation) Fantasy anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray


• Familiar Of Zero: Complete Series, The (Sentai Filmworks) Fantasy/romance anime
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

• Hundred: The Complete Series (FUNimation) Action anime series


FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo

 LEGO Ninjago Movie, The (Warner Bros)  The third big-screen LEGO movie.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital,  3D Blu-Ray, 4K Blu-Ray


Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Collector's Edition (Bayview Entertainment) Complete collection of the fan-favourite giant robot anime series.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Revolutionary Girl Utena Complete Series 20th Anniversary Edition (Bayview Entertainment) Complete collection of the classic 90's saga.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray 

South Park: The Complete Sixth Season (Paramount) The next batch of South Park seasons hits Blu-Ray.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

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To Love Ru: The Complete Series (Sentai Filmworks) Raunchy anime comedy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital 


UK Releases For December 26


Dragon Ball Z: Movie Collection 3 (Manga, PG) Includes Cooler's Revenge and The Return Of Cooler.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo-pack, DVD

Dragon Spell, the (Altitude, U) No. We've never heard of it either.
FORMATS: DVD, Digital

Girl Who Leapt Through Time, The [Hosoda Collection] (Manga, 12) Hosoda's break-through film gets a new edition.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray Collector's Edition

Transformers: The Movie: 30th Anniversary Edition (Manga, PG) Robots in disguise. Our review available here.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Blu-Ray Steelbook Edition


US Releases For December 26


Barefoot Gen Movies 1 & 2 (Diskotek) Acclaimed autobiographical Manga adaptation about life in the aftermath of Hiroshima's Atomic bombing.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD

• Disastrous Life of Saiki K: Part One, The (FUNimation) Anime comedy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo

•  Disastrous Life of Saiki K: Part Two, The (FUNimation) Anime comedy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo

Haikyu Season 1 (Sentai Filmworks) Sports anime about a volleyball team
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD


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