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Out This Week: Injustice, Spirited Away 20th Anniversary Edition and More

This week in new animation home entertainment releases, it's very much quality over quantity. The number of new titles is very small, but some of the titles will have a high impact. The UK sees a deluxe limited edition Collector's edition of the classic Spirited Away for the film's 20th Anniversary, including the beautiful Art Of Book, and art cards and more. Meanwhile, in the US, the long-awaited animated adaptation of DC Comics Elseworlds line Injustice arrives, with some super-powered action.

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UK Releases for October 11, 2021



Is The Order A Rabbit? Season 2 Collector's Edition (MVM, 12) "It's time to re-open the doors to Rabbit House, where good friends are ready to take on the next exciting adventure, and there's always something unusual going on. After all, how many cafés have waitresses who collect firearms and a rabbit that actually talks? However, trouble may be burrowing into the Kafu residence when a magazine runs an article on places to eat and neglects to mention Rabbit House! Will an investigation into what's been "haunting" Syaro's house be a wild goose chase, or will someone get a lot of grey hare as a result? Is the sudden appearance of Cocoa's big sister a blessing or a disaster waiting to happen? Still, nothing is as scary as the prospect of graduating school! Will everyone make the grade, or will some friends be left behind? The tail will be told as Chino, Cocoa, Rize, and the gang all return! " 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray
Spirited Away: 20th Anniversary Collector's Edition (Studio Canal, PG) "From the creators of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO and HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE and in stunning high-definition comes the masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY with a 20th Anniversary Collector's Edition. Including the Art of Spirited Away hardback book within as well as the DVD & BLU-RAY, originial Japanese poster, oversized art cards plus an exclusive bath token bookmark, bathhouse pouch bag and card holder wallet, all housed within a rigid case box. Chihiro, a headstrong 10-year-old girl, is travelling with her parents to their new home. Chihiro’s father takes a detour to explore a mysterious tunnel in the woods. On the other side they find a deserted and dilapidated theme park with a beautiful bathhouse at the centre. Unwittingly, they have strayed into a spirit world, a land of dreamlike scenery inhabited by ancient gods and supernatural beings, ruled over by the witch, Yubaba. With her parents held captive and Yubaba set on enslaving them forever, Chihiro must use all her energy to survive in this strange new place. With the help of Haku, a mysterious and brave young spirit, she is forced to overcome her fears in order to rescue her parents and escape."
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD Limited Collector's Edition AMAZON EXCLUSIVE


Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar The Complete Series (Funimation, 12) "Kenshi Masaki has been kidnapped and brought to the world of Geminar by a mysterious group. To get back home, he agrees to help them assassinate the newly crowned empress of the Shtrayu Empire, Lashara Aasu XXVIII, using a giant robot called a Sacred Mechanoid. As her army fights them off, Lashara takes note of Kenshi's abilities and demands that her attacker be captured alive, only to find out that the pilot is male which is extremely rare on Geminar. Believing it to be a waste to kill him, she makes Kenshi her attendant.As the empress' new servant, Kenshi is required to accompany Lashara to the Holy Land, an academy where Sacred Mechanoid pilots hone their skills. His arrival attracts attention, but Kenshi is unaware that something sinister is brewing within the academy and it could plunge the entire world into war. " 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital


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US Releases For October 12, 2021


Injustice (Warner Bros, R) " When his world is shattered by tragic events set in motion by the diabolical Joker, Superman becomes hell-bent on enforcing peace…at any cost. The Man of Steel begins a reign of tyranny that can only be stopped by one hero: Batman. The splintered Justice League divides its ranks as the two former allies wage a deadly battle for freedom. In this alternate world of chaos, loyalties are tested, and the line between friend and foe blurs. Based on the critically acclaimed video game and graphic novel, Injustice unleashes an all-out war fought by DC’s mightiest. Can the world survive?"
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital, 4K+Blu-Ray+Digital, Digital 

Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear Season One (Funimation, TV-14) "Yuna’s not your typical 15-year-old. Her life is pretty much perfect until she wakes up one day inside the game she loves, back at level one. She’ll start over, but this time with a powerful bear suit that’s guaranteed to take her places!"
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Upcoming Releases

All Release dates are subject to change. Listed Dates are for US release unless stated otherwise. Digital releases may be earlier.

My Neighbour Totoro: Collector's Edition (Studio Canal, U) Oct 18 [UK]
Laputa: Castle In The Sky Collector's Edition (Studio Canal, PG) Oct 18 [UK]
Venus Wars (Sentai Filmworks, 14+ ) Blu-ray Oct 26
Transformers The Movie 35th Anniversary (Funimation UK, PG) 4K, 4K Steelbook, Blu-Ray Oct 25 [UK] 
Fritz The Cat/ The 9 Lives Of Fritz The Cat (Scorpion Releasing, 18+) Blu-Ray 26th October
Robotech Part 2: The Masters Saga (Funimation)  Blu-Ray Nov 11
Neon Genesis Evangelion (GKIDS/Shout Factory) Blu-Ray, CE Blu-Ray November 8
 Future Boy Conan Complete Series (GKIDS/Shout Factory) Blu-ray Nov 16
Rick and Morty Season 5 (Warner Bros) Blu-Ray, DVD, Blu-ray Steelbook December 12
Neon Genesis Evangelion (Anime Ltd) Blu-Ray, CE Blu-Ray Dec 8 [UK]
Project A-Ko (Discotek Media) Blu-Ray Dec 21



This Week's Deals
On this week's RightStuf Anime specials. top titles include Fire Force, Honey and Clover, Revolutionary Girl Utena, and Ouran High School Host Club.

Over on Amazon, the complete Avatar and Kora Blu-Ray Collection is on offer for $98.99. At the other end of the pricing scale Leap, My Little Pony The Movie, Rock Dog and Alpha and Omega are all available on Blu-Ray for just $5.00.

Amazon UK customers meanwhile can pick up the standard Blu-Ray edition of Spirited Away for a record low price of £6.80, Cowboy Bebebop The Movie for £6.79, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes for £6.99 and Evangelion 3.33 for £6.99.
All offer prices and available titles are subject to change at any time. RightStuf Weekly Specials are available until Saturday, October 16.