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Out This Week: 'Tokyo Godfathers', 'Mamoru Hosoda Collection' and more

This week's new animation home entertainment releases includes a High-Definition debut for Satoshi Kon's wonderful Tokyo Godfathers, released in the UK on Blu-ray for the first time. In the US meanwhile, Universal has reissued most of their Illumination and some more DreamWorks features in new editions, plus new releases for the Rankin-Bass holiday specials. In anticipation of his new movie Mirai (out next month) Funimation also releases a collected edition of Mamoru Hosoda films.

Click the links below to order via Amazon (affiliate links used where possible). All information provided is correct at the 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 October 16, 2018



Constantine: City Of Demons- The Movie  (Warner Bros, 18) Animated outing for the DC Comics character (voiced by his on screen actor Matt Ryan).
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD,  Digital



K- Missing Kings (Anime Limited, 12) Movie spin-off/sequel to the series K Project
FORMATS: DVD




Love Hina: Collection (MVM, 15)* Anime rom-com.
FORMATS: DVD




Paw Patrol: Megepawsome Pack ( Paramount, U) 6 DVD set of the Nickelodeon Kid's series.
FORMATS: DVD




South Park Season 21 (Paramount, 15) The long-running sitcom's latest season.
FORMATS: DVD


Tokyo Godfathers (Manga Entertainment, 12) Satoshi Kon's urban fable.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD

US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For Month Date 2018




Antz (Universal, PG)* DreamWorks Animation's 1998 CGI family feature.
FORMATS:  Blu-Ray + Digital Combo





An American Tale (Universal, G)* Don Bluth's 80s family favourite.
FORMATS:  Blu-Ray + Digital Combo




Dance With Devils: The Complete Series (Funimation) Supernatural anime fantasy
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + DVD Combo
Despicable Me 2 [Blu-ray]

Despicable Me 2 (Universal, PG)* Illumination's sequel.
FORMATS:  Blu-Ray + DVD+ Digital Combo



Despicable Me 3 (Universal, PG)* Illumination's threequel.
FORMATS:  Blu-Ray + Digital Combo






Frosty The Snowman (Universal )* Rankin-Bass holiday special.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD




Heavy Objects Season One (Funimation) Sci-Fi anime series.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + Digital Combo




Juni Taisen: Zodiac War - Season One (Funimation) Fantasy anime series.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital Combo



Mamoru Hosoda Collection (Funimation, PG-13) Comprising The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children and The Boy And The Beast
FORMATS: Blu-Ray



My Little Pony 2 Movie Collection (Lionsgate, PG ) Containing the original 80's movie and the 2017 Friendship Is Magic movie.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + DVD Combo





Orange: The Complete Series (Funimation)* Romantic themed anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + Digital Combo





Original Christmas Specials Collection, The (Universal) The Rankin-Bass Holiday specials collected.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD




Prince Of Egypt, The (Universal, PG )* DreamWorks's 1998 animated Biblical epic.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + Digital Combo





Rise Of The Guardians (Universal)* DreamWorks animated feature.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + Digital Combo





Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (Universal)* Rankin-Bass Christmas stop-motion special.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD



Santa Clause Is Comin' To Town (Universal)* Rankin-Bass Christmas stop-motion special.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD




Seven Heavenly Virtues: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks) Raunchy anime about guardian angels.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray
Sing [Blu-ray]



Sing! (Universal, PG)* Illumination's musical family flick.
FORMATS:  Blu-Ray + DVD+ Digital Combo



Snow White With The Red Hair: the Complete Series (Funimation) Anime fantasy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray + Digital Combo











Digital Highlights


The Little Vampire 3D ( Signature, U ) CGI adaptation of the kids novel, available to rent and buy from all major digital platforms in the UK


Teen Titans Go To The Movies (Warner Bros ) Feature length outing for the Cartoon Network show. Available digitally in the US.

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