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Out This Month: Studio Ghibli, 'Abominable,' 'Millennium Actress' and More

So here we are. The last round-up of new animated releases for 2019. AFA will be on a reduced schedule over the festive period and into New Year, so we're rounding up all the remaining releases for the year.

The number of releases always goes down at this time, but there's still some doozies here, including a deluxe edition of Kiki's Delivery Service (for the UK), Satoshi Kon's Millenium Actress in HD for the first time and DreamWork's Abominable (both US). Plus the first ever digital release for Studio Ghibli's catalogue (or most of it) in the US and Canada. Have a fantastic festive period and we'll be back in 2020!

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 December 9, 2019

Dragon Ball Super: Part 9 (Manga Entertainment, 12) The Tournament of Champions continues


Family Guy Season 19 (Fox, 15) Animated sitcom.

How To Train Your Dragon: Homecoming (Universal, PG) Holiday special.
FORMATS:  DVD, Digital

Kizumonogatari: Tekketsu (MVM, 15) Vampire anime.

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Part One (Anime Limited, PG) Anime mecha classic.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Record Of Gancrest War Part 2 (MVM, 15) Anime fantasy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, 4K, 3D Blu-Ray, Digital

US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For December 10, 2019

18if: The Complete Series* (Funimation, ) Anime fantasy
FORMATS: Blu-Ray,+Digital

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Season One(Funimation) Psychic high-school anime,
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ Digital

Family Guy Season Seventeen (Fox) Animated sitcom.
FORMATS:  DVD,  Digital

FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Heavy Object: The Complete Series(Funimation) Mecha action.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ Digital

Kado: The Right Answer* (Funimation) Sci-fi anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ Digital

Millennium Actress (Shout Factory) Satoshi Kon's classic drama.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Seitokai Yakuindomo: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA) High school romance.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Snow White With The Red Hair* (Funimation, TV-MA) Anime fantasy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital


UK DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For December 16, 2019

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion II - Transgression (Anime Limited, 12) Movie outing for the sci-fi anime
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Kiki's Delivery Service [collector's edition] (Studio Canal, U) Hayao Miyazaki classic gets a 30th Anniversary edition. Contains art book, CD and more,

Mobile Suit Gundam 00 - Part 2 (Anime Limited, 15) More mecha action.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Monogatari S2 Collection (MVM, 18) Anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

 US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For December 17, 2019

Abominable (Universal, PG) DreamWorks Himilayan adventure
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital, DVD, 4K, 3D Blu-Ray, Digital

Bloom Into You (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) Lesbian romance.

Boogiepop Phantom (Right, Stuf, TV-14) Anime mystery thriller.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Golden Time (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) Anime romcom.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Hand Shakers* (Funimation) Anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ Digital

Kiddy Girl -And: The Complete Series* (Funimation) Sci-fi action.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 6 (Kino Lorber) Da-na na-na,da na na na na na na naaaaa.

Yona Of The Dawn Complete*(Funimation) Fantasy anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray,+ Digital

US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For December 24, 2019

Galaxy Express 999  TV Set 1  (Discotek Media, TV-14) Classic Sci-fi anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Giant Robo (Discotek Media) Old-school Giant robot action.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

Medabots: The Complete First Season (Discotek Media) Kids' anime.
FORMATS: SD Blu-Ray, (Blu-Ray in SD)

Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road  (Discotek Media) Sports anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

UK DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For December 30, 2019

Batman Beyond: Complete Series (Warner Bros, 12) Futuristic adventures with the caped crusaders.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 

US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For December 31, 2019

Haikyu: Season 3 - Premium Box Set (Sentai Filmworks) Volleyball anime

Digital Highlights

From December 17 the Studio Ghibli Collection is available to buy digitally in the US and Canada from all major digital stores including Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and PlayStation for $19.99 Each. A six film collection is also available for $99.99