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Out This Week: Lupin III: The First, Paranoia Agent, Howl's Moving Castle and More


 As we hurtle towards the end of the year, we come to one of the final new release round-ups of 2020. This week we have the new steelbook editions of Dragon Ball Z Blu-rays arriving on both sides of the pond- season two arrives in the UK and seasons four and five in the US. There are also new editions of Studio Ghibli titles arriving in both countries. The new steelbook editions of  Castle In The Sky and Spirited Away arrive in the United States and a deluxe 15th-anniversary edition of Howl's Moving Castle in the UK.

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UK Blu-Ray, DVD & Digital Releases For December 14


Children Of The Sea Digital Premiere (Anime Ltd, PG) Studio 4C's captivating fantasy.
FORMATS: Digital, Digital Rental


Dragon Ball Z Season 2 (Manga Entertainment, PG) Shonen battle anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Blu-RAY Steelbook.

Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary Edition (Studio Canal, PG) Deluxe edition of Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar-nominated feature fantasy.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray
Mysteria Friends (MVM, 15) Magic school anime with a romantic twist.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray


Ride Your Wave Collector's Edition Combi (Anime Ltd, 12) Masaaki Yuasa's summery supernatural romance.

Turn A Gundam Part One Collector's Edition (Anime Ltd, 15) Giant robot sci-fi anime.

US Blu-Ray, DVD & Digital Releases For December 15

Ace Attorney Season 2 (Funimation, TV-14) Videogame inspired courtroom drama/crime show.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Ahiru No Sora Collection One (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) Basketball sports anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Castle In The Sky Steelbook LE (GKIDS/Shout Factory, PG) Reissue of Hayao Miyazaki's adventure classic.

Chidori RSC (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) School sports anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Dragon Ball Z Season 4 Steelbook (Funimation, TV-PG) Akira Toriyama's iconic action franchise.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Dragon Ball Z Season 5 Steelbook (Funimation, TV-PG) Featuring the Cell saga.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray
From Up On Poppy Hill (GKIDS/Shout Factory, PG) Ghibli period romance directed by Goro Miyazaki and written by Hayao Miyazaki.

Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files (Aniplex, 13+) Spin-off from the Fate/Zero franchise.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray
Lupin III: The First Digital Premiere (GKIDS/Shout Factory) 
FORMATS: Digital

Paranoia Agent (Funimation, TV-M) Satoshi Kon's psycho-thriller TV series.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray Steelbook LE
Shrine Of The Morning Mist (Media Blasters, 13+) Supernatural anime.
Spirited Away Steelbook LE (GKIDS/Shout Factory, PG) New edition of Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar winning 2001 feature.
Tex Avery Screwball Classics Volume 2 (Warner) Classic theatrical shorts collection.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD 

This Week's Best Deals

Right Stuf Anime's Holiday sale continues this week. Newly added titles include Children Of The Sea,  Ride Your WaveFairy Gone, and more

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