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Out This Week: Millennium Actress, Castle Of Cagliostro, Batman: Soul Of The Dragon and More

Among this week's new releases, two of Japanese animation's best-regarded films arrive on 4K, one on each side of the pond. UK readers can pick up Anime Limited's special collector's edition of Satoshi Kon's 2001 feature Millennium Actress, including both the 4K and Blu-Ray versions (a standard Blu-Ray version is also available). Stateside collectors can add to their collection Discotek's 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition 4K of Hayao Miyazaki's feature debut The Castle Of Cagliostro. The pair are joined by the usual selection of anime, plus in the USA the latest Batman animation and in the UK the twisted double-feature of Japanese 'Geki-mation'   filmmaker Ujicha. The latter is produced not using traditional animation but by combining paper puppets manipulated in real-time with in-camera effects to memorable effect- but the content of the films themselves is not for the faint of heart.

UK readers: Dazzler Media have given us a copy of their film The Wacky Hen to give away to keep the kids entertained during lockdown. Enter via Twitter here
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UK Releases For January 25, 2021


Code Geass: Lelouch of The Resurrection Collector's Edition (Anime Limited, 15) Movie continuation of the alt-universe sci-fi anime.





Dragon Ball Z Season 3 (Manga Entertainment, PG) Featuring the start of the Frieza saga.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray Steelbook Limited Edition

Fairy Tail The Final Season | Part 25 (Manga Entertainment, 12) Shonen Jump action.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ Digital, DVD

Fairy Tail Collection 9 (Manga Entertainment, 12) Here be dragons.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital, DVD 




Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren and Stimpy Story APPLE TV EXCLUSIVE Documentary on the history of the controversial 90s animated series.
FORMATS: Digital, Digital Rental

Hunter X Hunter Set 2 (Manga Entertainment, PG) Shonen action.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Millennium Actress  (Anime Ltd, PG) Satoshi Kon's acclaimed 2001 drama.
💿 FORMATS: 4K+ Blu-Ray Collector's Edition, Blu-Ray 

Turn A Gundam Part 2 | Collector's Edition (Anime Ltd, 12) Giant robot action.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

The Wacky Hen (Dazzler Media, U) European CG family feature.
💿 FORMATS: DVD, Digital
The Weird and Wonderful World Of Ujicha: Burning Buddha Man/Violence Voyager (Third Window Films, 15) 'Gekimation' horror.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Digital

US Releases For January 26, 2021

Ascendance Of A Bookworm (Sentai Filmworks, 13+) Fantasy anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Batman Soul Of The Dragon (Warner Bros, 17+) DC Elseworlds feature with kung-fu twist.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital, 4K, Digital

Case File No221 Kabukicho Season 1, Part 2 (Funimation, TV-14) A modern twist on Sherlock mysteries set in contemporary Japan.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Genocyber (Discotek Media, 17+) Gory 90's anime.
💿 FORMATS: SD Blu-Ray  

Hajime No Ippo The Fighting! TV Collection 1 (Discotek Media, 13+)  Boxing anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Killing Bites (Sentai Filmworks, TV-17)  Violent Action anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Kiss X Sis OAD (Discotek Media, 17+) Forbidden love triangle anime. 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

The Legend Of Black Heaven (Discotek Media, 17+)  Heavy metal versus aliens.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

Lupin The 3rd: The Castle Of Cagliostro Collector's Edition (Discotek Media, PG) Ultra HD edition of Hayao Miyazaki's debut feature.

Nanbaka Complete Edition | Essentials (Funimation, TV-14) Prison action anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ Digital

No Guns Life Season 1 (Funimation, TV-14) Anime sci-fi.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Season 1 (Funimation, TV-14) Fantasy anime.
💿 FORMATS; Blu-Ray+Digital

Symphogear G Season 2 (Discotek Media, 13+)  Magical girl anime.
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray
This Week's Deals
This week's Right Stuf Anime Weekly Special is on a range of space-faring sci-fi including such titles as Crusher Joe, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans,  Space Adventure CobraDragon Ball Super, Gundam Wing and more.

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