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Out This Week: 'Never Ending Man', 'Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpions Revenge' and More

Coming at you later than normal thanks to the Easter Bank Holiday weekend is our regular round-up of the latest animation and animation related home entertainment releases. It's a quieter week with the UK getting two new releases- Annonymous Noise and Hayao Miyazaki documentary Never Ending Man plus steelbook editions of My Neighbours The Yamadas and When Marnie Was There.  Meanwhile, the only new title in the US is anime Ao-Chan Can't Study, with the other releases all re-releases on Funimation's Essentials line.

The biggest title is probably a digital one again this week. The first animated movie based on the veteran fighting game series Mortal Kombat makes its debut on digital this week. Scorpion's Revenge is also the first R-rated adaptation of the games.


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Titles marked with * are re-releases. 



UK DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For April 13, 2020





Anonymous Noise (Anime Ltd, 15) Musical anime drama.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 




My Neigbours The Yamadas* (Studio Canal, PG) Isao Takahata's domestic comedy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray Steelbook




Never Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki (Anime Ltd, U) Studio Ghibli documentary.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD



When Marnie Was There* (Studio Canal, U) Studio Ghibli feature.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray Steelbook






US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For April 14 2020




Ao-Chan Can't Study! (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA) Anime highschool hijinks.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray




Ben-To Complete Series* (Funimation) Action anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital



Black Blood Brothers: The Complete Series* (Funimation) Vampire anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital


Tales of Zestiria The X: The Complete Series* (Funimation, TV-14) Supernatural anime.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital


Digital Highlights

Available digitally ahead of its upcoming disc release is video game adaptation Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpions Revenge, the first R-Rated Mortal Kombat animation. As such it's the first adaptation of the fighting franchise to bring to life the gory violence that the game is notorious for. Finish him!


This Week's Deals

Pick up DreamWorks Blu-Rays How To Train Your Dragon, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Megamind, Monsters Vs Aliens and Bee Movie for just $4.99 each. UK readers can pick up Lady and The Tramp on Blu-Ray (Diamond Edition) for £7.75, Dumbo (Dual Format) for £14.30 and The Iron Giant Signature Edition for £6.88

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