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Out This Week: Haibane Renmei, Cowboy Bebop and More, Plus Black Friday Deals

It's another edition of our new home video release round-up! The actual volume of new animation released is pretty small, but includes some exceptional titles. As Netflix's live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop is finally here, the UK's Anime Limited releases a new limited collectors edition of the original series on Blu-Ray (exclusive to Zavvi and the AllTheAnime online store). Making its HD debut Stateside is the cult anime Haibane Renmei from acclaimed artist Yoshitoshi Abe (Serial Experiments Lain).

This week, as Black Friday approaches, we introduce our new expanded deals selection, which features an array of impressive titles to add to your collection at bargain prices.


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UK Releases For November 22, 2021


Black Clover Season 3 part 5 (Funimation UK, 12) "Standing on the border between banishment and belief, Dazu turns vengeful when the Magic Knights fail to protect Tiulyu. Resentment grows throughout the Common Realm, and the Wizard King knows that unity is the only way to survive the impending war." 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital 

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Cowboy Bebop Limited Collector's Edition Zavvi/ AllTheAnime Exclusive (Anime Ltd, 15)"Join the always-cool Spike Spiegal, investigative genius Jet Black, the alluring Faye Valentine, the amazing (but weird) Ed and the super-smart Welsh Corgi named Ein as they try to make a buck in the year 2071. How do they do it? They're bounty hunters! While focussed on their constant struggle to capture bounties and pay the bills - perhaps the crew of the Bebop should be more concerned by what may catch up with them. Ghosts from the past, psychedelic mushrooms and justice-obsessed cowboys - Spike, Jet, Faye, Ed and even Ein have their work cut out trying to make ends meet!" 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray Limited Edition

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Hyouka The Complete Series (Funimation UK, 12) "Houtarou is usually quite apathetic, however his sister forced him to join the classic literature club. Once there he discovers some information regarding an incident surrounding one of the members' uncle. Together with an inquisitive girl this unassertive boy delves deeper into this mystery."
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital, Blu-Ray Limited Edition, Digital

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US Releases For November 23, 2021



Boruto: Naruto Next Generations  Set 11 (Viz, TV-14) "Boruto and Mitsuki are doing hard time in the slammer! A dangerous mission to protect Kokuri, a former member of the Mujina Gang, puts them behind bars in Hozuki Castle. Boruto plans a daring escape before Kokuri's old boss can catch up to him. Then Boruto's got babysitting duty when he's tasked with guarding an X-Card-obsessed brat named Tento! In a hilariously ironic twist of fate, Boruto has to teach the rascal some manners. Then Sarada, Tsubaki, and Himawari each face dilemmas of their own that may affect their future paths!"
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Girls Und Panzer das Finale Part Two (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) "After falling for BC Freedom High's clever deception, the Oarai Girl's High tank-maidens find themselves faced with an entirely different battlefront than expected. However, Yukari suspects that any bluff that could have been carried out so easily by so many people must have some basis in fact. So, as the other school teams prepare for combat across the competition, Oarai digs down with a plan to undermine the groundwork beneath their opposition. Too much digging is dangerous, though, and the girls are next troubled to discover that the foundations of Momo's personal life are equally unstable. With the victor of the Koala Forest High vs. Chi-Ha-Tan Academy battle as their next opponent, it's a war on all fronts! Plus the events preceding the BC Freedom battle are revealed!" 
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray 
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Haibane Renmei (Funimation, TV-14) "Inside the walled-off city of Glie is Old Home, where the Haibane live. One day, unexpectedly, Rakka appears. Confused at first, she eventually gets used to her new world. But things will change again when one farewell comes at the end of a short summer."
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital
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RWBY Volume 8 (Warner Media, 13+) "Our heroes' worst fears have finally been realized: Salem is here, and the timing couldn't be worse for the divided Kingdom of Atlas. Fear has turned friends into enemies, while doubt threatens to splinter humanity's remaining allies. With both Salem and Ironwood stacking the odds against them, and the fate of Remnant at stake, it's up to team RWBY to make their play before it's too late."
💿 FORMATS: Blu-Ray

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Upcoming Releases

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

Princess Mononoke Special Edition (StudioCanal) Blu-Ray Nov 29 [UK]
Porco Rosso Special Edition (StudioCanal) Blu-Ray Nov 29 [UK]
Rick and Morty Season 5 (Warner Bros) Blu-Ray, DVD, Blu-ray Steelbook December 7
The Mitchells Vs The Machines [UK] (Sony) Blu-Ray, DVD TBC
The Mitchells Vs The Machines (Sony) Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital December 14
Cartoon Saloon Irish Folklore Trilogy (StudioCanal) Blu-Ray LCE Dec 13 [UK]
Catoon Saloon's Irish Folklore Trilogy (GKIDS) Blu-Ray LCE Dec 14 [Amazon Preorder]
Neon Genesis Evangelion (Anime Ltd) Blu-Ray, CE Blu-Ray Dec 8 [UK]
Project A-Ko (Discotek Media) Blu-Ray Dec 21
Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba The Movie: Mugen Train (Funimation) Blu-Ray Dec 21
Weathering with You 4K (GKIDS/Shout Factory) 4K UHD Jan 4

This Week's Best Deals

All prices are subject to change and do not include postage or delivery costs.

Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis (Blu-Ray) $19.98 $12.99
Vinland Saga (Blu-Ray) $89.98  $47.44
Mr Osomatsu-San Season 1 (Blu-Ray) $49.99 $32.50
Jiang Ziya (Blu-Ray)  $29.98  $16.49
Lupin III The First  (Blu-Ray) $26.98  $18.28
Lupin III The First  (Blu-Ray Steelbook)$32.98  $21.99
Castle In The Sky (Steelbook Blu-Ray) $26.98  $18.28
My Neighbor Totoro (Steelbook Blu-Ray) $26.98  $18.28
Tokyo Godfathers  (Blu-Ray) $26.99  $18.16
A Silent Voice (Blu-Ray)  $26.99 $18.16
In This Corner Of The World (Blu-Ray) $22.97 $14.23

Akira  (Blu-Ray) $39.99 $10.99
The Batman: Complete Series (Blu-Ray) $69.99 $59.99
The Cat Returns STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
Castle In The Sky STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
From Up On Poppy Hill STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
Ghost In The Shell (4k UHD) $7.99
Howl's Moving Castle STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
Moana (4k UHD) $12.99
Perfect Blue STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray) $26.98  $17.99
Porco Rosso STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
Princess Mononoke STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
The Secret World Of Arriety STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
Spirited Away STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
Transformers The Movie STEELBOOK (4K UHD)  $26.98 $17.99
Transformers The Movie (4K UHD) $16.19
Whisper Of the Heart STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
The Wind Rises STEELBOOK (Blu-Ray)  $26.98 $16.19
Your Name (Blu-Ray) $26.98   $15.99

A Silent Voice (Blu-Ray) £5.99
Akira (4K UHD) £18. 99
Arriety  (Blu-Ray) £14.99   £4.15
Avatar The Last Airbender Complete Series (Blu-Ray) £26.47  £23.99
Belladonna Of Sadness (Blu-Ray) £7.99
The Castle Of Cagliostro (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
The Cat Returns (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Children Of The Sea (Blu-Ray) £6.99
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (Blu-Ray) £7.99  £6.99
From Up on Poppy Hill (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Grave Of The Fireflies (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Howl's Moving Castle (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £11.20
The Cat Returns (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Kiki's Delivery Service (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Laputa: Castle In The Sky (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
My Neighbour Totoro (Blu-Ray) £14.99  £10.70
Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Ocean Waves  (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Only Yesterday (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Princess Mononoke  (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Pom Poko (Blu-Ray)  £14.99 £12.78
Ponyo (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Spirited Away (Blu-Ray)  £14.99  £11.36
The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Tales From Earthsea  (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
When Marnie Was There  (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29
Whisper Of The Heart  £14.99 £12.29
The Wind Rises (Blu-Ray) £14.99 £12.29