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Out This Week: Weathering With You, Scoob, Cowboy Bebop and More


This week's list of new releases is not one of the longer ones, but some of the titles included are sure to draw a lot of interest. Makoto Shinkai's blockbuster hit Weathering With You finally arrives on disc in the US, while the 2020 CG reboot Scoob! hits digital in the UK.

Elsewhere, BBC Worldwide's release of previously lost classic Doctor Who serials continues with Fury Of The Deep.  Most of the original footage was lost, but the audio survived, so Fury became the latest Doctor Who story to be recreated in animated form. Meanwhile, collector's in the United States can pick up a new release of the complete Cowboy Bebop in a goregous new steelbook edition.

Click the links below to order via Amazon or Right Stuf Anime (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

Featured Release:

Weathering With You (GKIDS/Shout Factory)

Makoto Shinkai's newest film finally arrives on Blu-Ray Combo-pack, DVD (and limited edition steelbook) in the US this week, and it comes in a very tempting package. This disc comes packed with features, including an interview with Shinkai, trailers and TV spots, Exploring Shinkai and Weather Front Featurettes, and (exclusive to the Blu-Ray) a 70-minute Talk Show feature with Shinkai and Japanese TV presenter Yumiko Udo. The main draw though is, of course, the film itself.  If anything Weathering With You is even more beautifully animated than the director's last effort Your Name. The rain-drenched Tokyo of the film is given a magical sheen, making it the perfect setting for this supernatural teen romance. It's full of extremely likeable characters, awe-inspiring sequences and will play your emotions like a fiddle. It comes with a career-best English dub from the reliable NYAV Post team too.  Read our review here. A 4K edition is also due to be released later this year.




UK DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Releases For September 14, 2020




Bunuel and The Labyrynth Of Turtles (15) Digital Exclusive  Animated biography.
⏭ FORMATS: Digital, Digital Rental



Doctor Who: Fury From The Deep (BBC, 12) A lost classic story from 1960's Doctor Who has been reconstructed using animation.
amazon
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray LE, DVD, Digital


 

Happy Halloween, Scooby Doo (Warner Bros, PG) Spooky special.
amazon
💿 FORMATS: DVD, Digital

 

Prison School: The Complete Series (Manga Entertainment, 15) Racy anime.
amazon
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital, DVD, Digital



Revue Starlight Collector's Edition (MVM, 12) Anime about a song and dance troupe.
amazon
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray CE

 

Revolutionary Girl Utena Part 3 (Anime Ltd, 15) Iconic shojo anime.
amazon
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray 




SCOOB! (Warner Bros, PG) DIGITAL PREMIERE Warner Animation Group's reimagining of the exploits of the ever-popular cowardly great dane.
⏭ FORMATS: Digital


US DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Releases For September 15, 2020







Bodacious Space Pirates Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, 14+) Anime pirate girls. In space.
amazon | rightstuf 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray 

 


Cowboy Bebop Steelbook (Funimation, 17+) Classic sci-fi/western/cop show/kung-fu/noir/action/comedy/drama/action anime.
amazon| netflix
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

 


Weathering With You (GKIDS/Shout Factory) Makoto Shinkai's sci-fi romance.
amazon| rightstuf
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD, DVD, Blu-Ray Steelbook





The Wind Rises (GKIDS/Shout Factory, PG) Hayao Miyazaki's animated biography.
amazon
⏭  FORMATS: DIGITAL


 














Z/X Code Reunion (Sentai Filmworks, 14+) Anime science fiction.
amazon | rightstuf 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray  



This Week's Deals


On Amazon this week you can get the complete box-set of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend Of Kora in one set for under $50.  Disney's Robin Hood and The Aristocats special edition Blu-Rays are down to $5.99.





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