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Out This Week: The Bobs' Burgers Movie, Fortune Favours Lady Nikuko, Castlevania and More


There are no new animated home releases in the UK this week, but it's a pretty busy week across the pond. The first movie outing for The Belchers arrives with a quick home release for The Bob's Burgers Movie, the highest profile release of the week. Making the move from streaming, Netflix's Castlevania's fourth and final season also arrives on disc. Or for those who prefer their anime quirkier and more wholesome, this week also sees the home release of Studio 4°C's charming Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko.

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US Releases For July 19, 2022




The Bob's Burgers Movie Blu-ray (Disney PG-13)"The Bob's Burgers Movie" is an animated musical comedy-mystery-adventure based on the long-running, EmmyƂ® award-winning series. After a ruptured water main creates a sinkhole in front of Bob's Burgers and blocks the entrance, Bob and Linda Belcher struggle to keep the business afloat, and the kids try to solve a mystery that could save the restaurant."
FORMATS: Blu-ray + Digital HD, 4K, DVD, Digital


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Castlevania: Season Four (Viz Pictures, Rated TV-MA)"Wallachia collapses into chaos as factions clash: some attempting to take control, others attempting to bring Dracula back from the dead. Nobody is who they seem and nobody can be trusted. These are the end times." 
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, DVD


    

 

Dai-Shogun: Great Revolution - Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA)"What if the people of Japan never had to unify because mystical steam-powered robots defended the island from outside attack instead? That's the history Keiichiro Tokugawa grew up in, but the brash teen has the reckless ambition of helping unite the feuding feudal factions… and with some headstrong heroics and the help of the legendary giant robot Susanoo, he just might be able to do it! However, he'll have to deal with his girl problems first: the Susanoo requires a co-pilot-a female co-pilot-but every time Keiichiro gets close to a member of the opposite sex, he breaks out in a rash! Can Keiichiro find a nice young lady he's compatible with? Or will his feminine issues thrash, crash and forever trash his hopes of ending the futile feudal feuding forever?" 
FORMATS: Blu-Ray



   

 Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko (GKIDS/Shout Factory) "Nikuko is a brash, jolly, scattered, and passionate woman in an otherwise sleepy seaside town in northern Japan. She’s also the single mother of 11-year-old Kikuko, who is her opposite in many ways. Kikuko is a string-bean of a young girl, pensive, quietly curious, and methodical in how she approaches life in this small harbor town. Nikuko embarrasses Kikuko as any mom of a preteen would, but Nikuko’s bold spirit makes her especially well-known in a town where Kikuko herself wants nothing more than to simply blend in. As Kikuko navigates the everyday social dramas of middle school, enhanced with touches of magical realism from her ever-present imagination, a shocking revelation from the past threatens to uproot the pair’s tender relationship. Based on the popular novel by Kanako Nishi."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD




   

 Interspecies Reviewers (Critical Mass Video, 18+) "In a world bursting at the seams with moe monsters and humanoids of the horned sort, which brave heroes will take it upon themselves to review the beastly babes of the red-light district? Behold the most tantalizing of trials." 
FORMATS: Blu-Ray 

    






 

 Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club: Season 1 (Crunchyroll, LLC, Rated TV-14) "Charmed by school idols, Yu Takasaki knocks on the door of the Nijigasaki High School Idol Club with her friend, Ayumu Uehara. Sometimes friends and sometimes rivals, each club member brings something special to the stage to make dreams come true!" 
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital


 

Moriarty: The Patriot - Part 1 (Crunchyroll, LLC, Rated TV-14) "As the British Empire nobility reigns, its working class suffers. Frustrated by the systemic inequity, William James Moriarty strategizes to fix the nation. Not even Sherlock Holmes can stand in his way. It’s time for crime to revolutionize the world."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital


   

 Mother of the Goddess' Dormitory: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA)"Koushi Nagumo's young life isn't going well. His house burned down, his worthless father kicked him out, and he's wandering the streets with no home, no job, and no idea when he'll eat his next meal. Then he meets an angel. Well, Mineru is actually a college student, but she has a proposition for him… not THAT kind of proposition since Koushi's still a middle schooler… although one might wonder considering how many half-clad beauties he encounters upon entering the so called "Goddess' Dormitory."This is where the local college houses the girls who are too eccentric or unruly to fit in anywhere else, and they desperately need someone to maintain order and keep watch over them. Can Koushi possibly fit in as their "Dorm Mother"? He'll have to learn on the job!" 
FORMATS: Blu-Ray



 

The Quintessential Quintuplets: Season 2 (Crunchyroll, LLC, TV-14)"Futaro already has his hands full with the quintuplets, but when his first love shows up out of nowhere, things get even more complicated. From costumes to competition, how each of the sisters tries to win him over may just seal their fate—and his!"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital











This Week's Best Deals


All prices are subject to change and do not include postage or delivery costs, plus any additional taxes in the US. Titles are Blu-Rays unless otherwise stated.
 

Baki $89.98 $41.88
Only Yesterday (Steelbook)  $26.98 $18.28
Ponyo (Steelbok) $26.98 $18.28
Samurai Champloo $49.98 $25.61
Paranoia Agent $49.98 $25.61
Spirited Away Steelbook $26.98 $18.28s
Spice and Wolf  $49.98 $25.61
Those Who Hunt Elves  $49.98 $19.94
Urusei Yatsura Only You $24.95 $11.70



Vixen £4.99