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Out This Week: 'Fruits Basket', 'The Lion King', 'Liyana' and more

Like it or not, Christmas is rapidly approaching so we're starting to see more and more seasonal fare see the light of day. This week, Universal issue new Blu-Ray and DVD editions of several Holiday specials such as Rankin-Bass's Cricket On The Hearth and The Little Drummer Boy.  Elsewhere, Disney's CGI Lion King remake hits disc in the UK and the US gets the usual batch of new anime titles and reissues.


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Titles marked with * are re-releases.



UK DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For November 18, 2019





The Lion King (2019) (Disney, PG) Disney's still animated CG remake.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, 4K, 3D Blu-Ray, Digital




The Lion King 2 Movie Collection (Disney, PG) The 1994 Classic and another movie.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, 4K, 3D Blu-Ray, Digital

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US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For November 19, 2019






Cricket On The Hearth (Universal) Dickens inspired Rankin-Bass Holiday special
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, 




Fruits Basket Season 1 Part 1 (Funimation) New Adaptation of the popular rom-com manga.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital, Collector's Edition



Full Metal Panic!- Invisible Victory (Funimation) Action anime.


FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital



Harukana Receive: The Complete Series (Funimation) Sports anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital



Hidamari Sketch: Perfect Picture Collection (Sentai Filmworks ) Anime comedy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 



Hyouka: The Complete Series* (Funimation, TV-14) High school anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital



The Little Drummer Boy (Universal) Rankin-Bass Holiday special.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD,




Liyana (Passion River) Acclaimed animated/documentary hybrid from Africa.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD



Mr Magoo's Christmas Carol (Universal) Holiday special.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD,


Recovery Of An MMO Junkie: Complete Series* (Funimation) Anime fantasy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital



Voltes V: The Complete Series (Discotek Media) Old school mecha anime.
FORMATS: SD Blu-Ray



This Week's Deals

This week UK readers can pick up Oscar nominated Mirai for just £6.99,  with Maquia and Satoshi Kon's classic Perfect Blue also going for the same price. The complete Cowboy Bebop is available for £19.69 and The How To Train Your Dragon three film collection is going for £10.80

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