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Out This Week, Fern Gully, My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission and More

Welcome back to another edition of Out This Week, our regular round-up of the latest animation releases. If you've got a nostalgia itch that wants scratching then you can pick up Shout Factory's 30th Anniversary edition of Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest.  Or if you ar in the mood for something much more recent the third movie spin-off of My Hero Academia, World Heroes' Mission is also released.


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UK Releases For August 22, 2022


 The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Season 1 (Anime Ltd, 15)" Swords clash, warriors fall and the battle for the future of the Kingdom of Pars begins in the epic first twelve episodes of The Heroic Legend of Arslan Season One! Pitched into the middle of a war between the nations of Pars and Lusitania, young Prince Arslan barely escapes with his life when his father King Andragoras III is targeted by traitors in his own camp. With nothing but the help of the steadfast and loyal warrior Daryun and a ragtag group of followers, Arslan must face impossible odds to liberate his fallen nation from the amassed forces of Lusitania, led by the mysterious Silvermask!"




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US Releases For August 23, 2022




FernGully: The Last Rainforest 30th Anniversary Edition (Shout Factory, G)"There's magic in the rainforest and it's called FernGully. Deep in the heart of the forest awaits a paradise filled with tiny sprites, winged fairies and tree spirits who all live in joyful harmony. But when their home is threatened by humans, one courageous spirit gives her all to save it." 
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Season 3| Limited Edition (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA)"The rules of the Dungeon always seemed simple: Enter, avoid traps, kill monsters and gather treasure. But when Bell rescues a young vouivre, Wiene, who is capable of speaking, it changes his understanding of what the Dungeon's monsters could be. Unfortunately, the discovery of the Xenos, a secret group of monsters who all speak, reincarnate, and are capable of rational thought, isn't welcomed by all. With many of the Familias remaining determined to destroy all monsters on sight, Bell and the Hestia Familia quickly find themselves confronted on multiple fronts, even as other Familias work in secret to exploit the Xenos for their own sinister gains. And when the Xenos are forced to defend themselves, all hell breaks loose!" 
Kingdom: Season 3, Part 1 (Crunchyroll LLC,TV-MA) "Zheng and Xin have become comrades in this time of war. After a successful military campaign, it seems their dreams of greatness are on the horizon. But on the border of their ambitions waits a massive army. Now, their decisions will define history."
FORMATS Blu-Ray+Digital
My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission (Crunchyroll, LLC, Rated PG-13)"When a cult of terrorists ruins a city by releasing a toxin that causes people's abilities to spiral out of control, Japan's greatest heroes spread around the world in an attempt to track down the mastermind and put him to justice."

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.


Belle 4K  (GKIDS) August 30
Project Ako 2 (Discotek) August 30
Lightyear (Disney) September 13
Gunbuster: The Movie (Sentai) September 13
Urusei Yatsura Movie 5: The Final Chapter  (Discotek Media) September 27
Burn The Witch (Viz) October 4
Ranking Of Kings (Crunchyroll) October 11
When Marnie Was There STEELBOOK (Shout Factory/ GKIDS) October 11
The Deer King (Shout Factory/GKIDS) October 18
A Silent Voice STEELBOOK (Shout Factory) October 18
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (Shout Factory) October 18

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.

Prices valid until Saturday, September 27

Alice In Borderlands $39.98 $23.99
Astra Lost In Space $64.98 $38.99
Black Clover S4  $54.98 $32.99
Boruto: Naruto Next Generation S1 $29.98 $23.98
Boruto: Naruto Next Generation S2 $29.98 $23.98
Case Closed Fist of The Blue Saphire: $29.95 $17.97
Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba Movie: Mugen Train $34.98  $20.99
Gintama: The Very Final  $26.98 $20.24
Hunter X Hunter The Last Mission   $24.98 $19.98