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Out This Week: 'Onward' 'Promare' 'Scoob!' and More

After having been relatively unaffected up until now, this week's round-up of home entertainment releases is starting to show the impact of the shutdown. Several releases planned for this week have been pushed back, as Manga Entertainment and their owner Funimation have been forced to change their schedules. It's also shown in the digital release of Warner Animation's Scoob!, which arrived in the US on May 15, its original theatrical release date.

There are still some big titles released in the US this week, with Trigger's first feature film Promare arriving on Blu-Ray and DVD, along with Pixar's latest Onward and Sonic The Hedgehog.


Click the links below to order (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. CE= Collector's Edition. LE= Limited Edition



UK DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For May 18, 2020








Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Senpai (MVM, 12) High school romance meets Harvey.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray CE


 

Wise Man's Grandchild (Manga Entertainment, 15) Isekai anime fantasy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital, Blu-Ray LE




US DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For May 19, 2020




The Loud House Season 2, Vol 2: Absolute Madness (Nickelodeon)Nick's popular cartoon comedy.
FORMATS: DVD, 




Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (Warner Bros, R) DC animated movie.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, 4K, Digital,  Steelbook Blu-Ray [Target Exclusive], 4K LE [Best Buy Exclusive]




King Of Thorn* (Funimation, TV-14) Post-apocalyptic sci-fi anime feature.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital




Onward (Disney, PG) Dan Scanlon's suburban fantasy adventure.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD+Digita, DVD, 4K, Digital


The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection (Kino Lorber) Dah-nah nah-nah Dah-nah nah nah nah nah nah nah nah naaaaaaaaaah.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray

 
Promare (GKIDS/Shout Factory) Trigger's hit action sci-fi feature. Read our review.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD, Steelbook Blu-Ray+DVD LE



The Quintessential Quintuplets Season 1 (Funimation) Anime comedy.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD,+Digital



Senryu Girl (Sentai Filmworks) Anime high school romance.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray 


Sonic The Hedgehog (Paramount, PG) The Blue- blur's movie debut (live action/animation)
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ DVD+Digital, DVD, 4K, Digital

Digital Highlights

Warner Brothers become the latest studio to risk the ire of cinema owners by skipping the big screen altogether and releasing Scoob! direct to digital in the United States. The first big-screen animated reboot for Scooby-Doo is hoping to be the first of many classic Hanna Barbera toons to get a re-do (or re-doo?)- but doubtless, that will depend on how well this initial outing fares. In a key difference from Universal's premium rental strategy,  Scoob! is also available to own straight away.


This Week's Deals

UK retailer Zavvi is offering reduced prices on numerous anime titles including Your Name for £10.49,  A Silent Voice for £10.49 and Perfect Blue for £9.99 .

Over in the US on Amazon,  Disney's Robin Hood is a steal at $7.96 and Abominable is at its lowest price yet(i), $11.99. Isao Takahata's classic Grave Of The Fireflies is $7.99, and cult 90s anime Ninja Scroll has been slashed to $8.99.



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