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Out This Week: 'Devilman' 'Mind Game' 'Bakuon' and More


It's a quiet week for new animation home entertainment releases in the UK, with a trio of new anime releases joined by a re-packaged edition of The Iron Giant. In the US meanwhile, it's a different story. Discotek Media have resurrected a pair of old-school anime OAV (original animation video) series with the infamous Devilman joined by Angel Cop. There's more classic anime in the form of Aura Battler Dunbine, Escaflowne and Pyscho-Pass also getting shiny new editions. Masaaki Yuasa's acclaimed feature Mind Game is also available Stateside for the first time.


Click the links below to order via Amazon (affiliate links used where possible). All information provided is correct at time of writing to the best of our knowledge and is subject to change.

Titles marked with * are re-releases.


UK DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For August 27, 2018




Aoharu x Machinegun (Anime Limited, 15) Anime action series.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD

Asterisk War Part One (MVM, 12) Sci-fi anime.
FORMATS: DVD

Bakuon! Collection (MVM, 15) Anime following the girls of a high-school motorcycle club
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD

Iron Giant, The (Warner Bros. 12)* Brad Bird's 1999 classic in a new edition
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD


US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For August 28, 2018



18if: The Complete Series (Funimation) Fantasy anime series.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo

All Purpose Cultural Cat Girls Nuku Nuku (Discotek Media) 90s anime about an android girl (from the creator of 3x3 Eyes) will the brain of a cat. Standard definition Blu-Ray.
FORMATS: SD Blu-Ray

Angel Cop (Discotek Media). Ultra-violent 90's anime OAV series.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Aura Battler Dunbine: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks) Old-school mech anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Code Geass: The Complete Series (Funimation) Noughties sci-fi anime from Sunrise.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Devilman: The Complete OAV Series (Discotek Media) The 1987-1990 video series based on Go Nagai's manga classic- complete with the infamous 90s Manga Video dub.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Freedom Fighters: The Ray (Warner Bros) DC animated superhero movie.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Combo, DVD, Digital


LEGO DC Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis (Warner Bros.) Family fun.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital combo, DVD, Digital

Little Vampire, The (Universal) CG animated adaptation of the children's book series (previously adapted as a live-action TV series and most famously a movie).
FORMATS: DVD, Digital

Mind Game (Shout Factory) Feature from Masaaki Yuasa.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo

My First Girlfriend Is A Gal (Funimation) Anime rom-com.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo

No Game, No Life Zero (Sentai Filmworks) Feature films spin-off of the anime series.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD

Psycho-Pass: Season One (Classics)* (Funimation) Cyber-punk series from Production IG and  Gen Urobuchi.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + Digital Combo

Vision of Escaflowne: The Complete Series, The (Funimation) The complete box-set of the classic fantasy anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + Digital Combo


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