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Out This Week: Pompo The Cinephile, Star Trek Lower Decks, Bebe's Kids and More


Welcome back to another edition of Out This Week. This week's new releases include acclaimed anime comedy with Pompo The Cinephile, anime period drama Emma: A Victorian Romance, family comedy with 1990s feature Bebe's Kids and sci-fi comedy with the second season of Star Trek Lower Decks.


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UK Releases For July 11, 2022

 

Emma: A Victorian Romance - Season One (Anime Ltd, 12) "In 19th-century London, class lines are sharply drawn, and the social standing to which people are born dictates the path their lives will follow. Emma, an honest and hardworking young maid, never felt her place in life to be a burden. But then she met William, a member of the gentry and the eldest son of a wealthy family. His warm smile and earnest affection threaten to capture her heart… but can love truly conquer all?"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray


 

 

 
Release the Spyce: Collection (MVM,  )"One never knows where the forces of evil may be preparing to strike, but fortunately for the citizens of the city of Sorasaki, there is a secret group of mysterious protectors who stand ever ready to fend off the pernicious plans of sinister scoundrels, malevolent malefactors and nefarious ne'er-do-wells. But who are these heroes and how are they recruited? Momo Minamoto is a normal high school student who dreams of one day becoming a police officer like her late father, but when she investigates the case of a missing friend, she quickly finds herself being recruited into the ranks of the Tsukikage, a group of high school girl spies with above average abilities and the ferocious fighting skills needed to take on any fiend who foments foulness and corruption! Stand back evildoers!"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray


 

 

Star Trek Lower Decks Season 2 (Paramount, 15) "Developed by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty,” “Solar Opposites”), season two of the Emmy nominated series, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS is bigger, funnier and Star Trekkier than ever before. Follow the adventures of our favorite Starfleet support crew in the U.S.S. Cerritos as they deal with changes in group dynamics, chasing promotions, and tons of sci-fi missions. This 2-Disc DVD includes every hilarious episode of season two, along with over 1-hour of special features, including featurettes, deleted scenes, commentaries and much more! Also features guest appearances by Jonathan Frakes (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”, William T. Riker) and Robert Duncan McNeill (“Star Trek: Voyager”, Tom Paris)."
FORMATS: Blu-RAY


 

 

US Releases For July 12, 2022




Bebe's Kids (Paramount, PG) "To impress his new girlfriend, a man agrees to look after her friend's kids, only to find that they are uncontrollably rambunctious."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray



The Duke of Death and His Maid: Season 1 (Crunchyroll, TV-14) "Since he was a child, the Duke has been cursed with the touch of death. Exiled to the woods, his only companions are his butler and his extremely flirty maid, Alice. Despite his feelings, he can never touch her. Say hello to the most bittersweet love."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital



Hortensia SAGA: The Complete Season (Crunchyroll, TV-14)  "For years, Hortensia relied on its vassal states for protection. But when one of them revolts, it throws the land into chaos. Keeping order are the country's knights, but a new storm of violence heralds war. Is it too late to avoid a future born of blood?"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital




Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: HD Remaster Project - Collection One (RightStuf, TV-14)"Year 70 of the Cosmic Era. The Coordinators, a group of genetically enhanced humans, have moved into colonies orbiting the Earth. But that hasn't quieted the tensions between them and regular humans; the conflict soon escalates into a full-scale war. On the neutral colony of Heliopolis, Kira Yamato, and his friends are going to school and just being kids. But when the ZAFT commando forces attack, Kira's life changes forever. Left with no choice, he and Federation officer Murrue Ramius are thrown into battle in a prototype mobile weapon, which Kira christens "GUNDAM." Now, Kira must defend himself and his friends from his own people. For, unknown to anyone else, Kira is a Coordinator. And the enemy he faces on the battlefield is his childhood best friend, Athrun!"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray




Non Non Biyori: Nonstop - Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, PG) "Asahigaoka is just about as small as a town can be, and living in a small village means approaching life a little differently. After moving from the biggest of big cities, Tokyo, Hotaru has fully adjusted to that lifestyle, and she's learned to find and appreciate pleasures that she would never have noticed before. Like the beauty of nature even in the smallest things. Or the reliability of knowing everyone who works at the same stores that have been there forever. The new faces in town… WAIT! WHAT? NEW FACES??? Yes, shockingly, it's true! But in the end, one thing remains most important: the fact that everything is still better when you experience it with friends you love and trust. Join Hotaru, Komari, Natsumi, Renge, and Suguru once more as they live life to the fullest in NON NON BIYORI NONSTOP!"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray




Pompo the CinĂ©phile (Shout Factory) " Pompo is a talented and gutsy producer in “Nyallywood,” the movie-making capital of the world. Although she’s known for B-movies, one day Pompo tells her movie-loving but apprehensive assistant Gene that he will direct her next script: a delicate drama about an aging and tormented creative genius, starring the legendary and Brando-esque actor Martin Braddock, and a young actress seeking her first break. But when the production heads towards chaos, can Gene rise to Pompo’s challenge, and succeed as a first-time director? Pompo the Cinephile is a rollicking, exuberant ode to the power of the movies, and the joys and heartbreak of the creative process, as a new director and his team devote their lives to the pursuit of a “masterpiece.”"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+ DVD


 
 

 
 
 

The Promised Neverland: Season 2 (Aniplex USA, )"Emma and the children have finally escaped the House and now head to the place indicated on the pen Norman gave them. But on their way, a large, wild demon attacks the group. In an attempt to draw the demon's attention and lure it into a trap, Ray separates from the group. This decision, however, leads Ray into greater danger. Meanwhile, Emma and the group escape the wild demon, but Emma's ear wound opens and the combination of blood loss and high fever causes her to pass out. When all seems lost, a mysterious girl and a tall man wrapped in heavy cloth appear to save them!"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray RightStuf Anime Exclusive

 
 


RahXephon: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) "For 15 years, the human race has fought an ongoing battle against the Mu, the alien invaders who have trapped the city of Tokyo inside an impenetrable dome where time flows in a different path and the mind-wiped citizens have no idea that their city has been conquered. But as Earth's military begins to briefly breach the walls, one young man starts to realize that something is very wrong. That nothing is quite as it seems. And when he makes contact with a woman from outside, he learns that he, himself, is somehow at the center of the entire alien plan. A plan that will literally re-write reality itself."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray



Star Trek Lower Decks Season 2 (Paramount,) "Developed by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty,” “Solar Opposites”), season two of the Emmy nominated series, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS is bigger, funnier and Star Trekkier than ever before. Follow the adventures of our favorite Starfleet support crew in the U.S.S. Cerritos as they deal with changes in group dynamics, chasing promotions, and tons of sci-fi missions. This 2-Disc DVD includes every hilarious episode of season two, along with over 1-hour of special features, including featurettes, deleted scenes, commentaries and much more! Also features guest appearances by Jonathan Frakes (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”, William T. Riker) and Robert Duncan McNeill (“Star Trek: Voyager”, Tom Paris)."
FORMATS: Blu-RAY


 



The World Ends with You: The Animation - The Complete Season (Crunchyroll, TV-14)"Welcome to the Reapers’ Game. You have seven days to survive. This becomes Neku’s reality after mysteriously dying. In a new plane of existence with no memory, he must compete in a contest to be brought back to life or lose and be erased from existence."
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. Titles are Blu-ray unless stated otherwise.

 
The Bob's Burgers Movie (20th Century) Movie July 19
Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko (GKIDS) July 19
Vivo  (Sony) August 9
Heavy Metal 4K  August 16
Belle 4K  (GKIDS) August 30


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.
 

Another Day Of Life  $26.99 $18.16
Blade Of The Immortal $89.98 $35.90
Children Of The Sea  $24.99 $15.46
Dr Stone Steelbook $64.98 $33.30
Escaflowne $179.98 $92.24
FLCL $49.98  $25.61
Gravity Falls $99.99 $61.86
Jiang Ziya  $29.98 $16.19