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Out This Week: 'My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission', 'Demon Slayer' 'One Piece' and More

We hope you like anime as this week's new releases all hail from Japan. That said, there's a little something for everyone here. From blockbuster action (My Hero Academia World Heroes Mission, new to the UK)  supernatural action (Demon Slayer Mugen Train Arc, new to the US) to romantic hijinx (Urusei Yatsura: The Final Chapter, US)

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UK Releases For September 26, 2022

My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission (Crunchyroll LLC, 12) "When a sinister organization threatens to end superhuman powers, Deku, Bakugo, and Todoroki have two hours to stop civilization’s collapse. But there’s still one problem: Deku’s on the run for murder."

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One Piece Collection #29 (Episodes 694-719) (Crunchyroll LLC, 12) "The battle in the Birdcage rages on, and the scattered targets face their fates. Luffy and Law reach the top of the royal palace to take on Doflamingo, where he reveals his true identity—and Law reveals the legacy of Corazon. Meanwhile, Sabo and Fujitora’s fight heats up, Kyros defends Rebecca against her mother’s murderer, and Zoro launches a last-chance attack on Pica."

Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies moved to a starter town?  (Crunchyroll LLC, 12) " A long time ago, the ancient saviors of humanity founded a village as their haven, with their descendants said to assist humanity in times of extreme chaos. This village, Kunlun, is located just beside the infamous "Last Dungeon"—a place where monsters of unimaginable strength reside and which serves as the hunting grounds for Kunlun residents. Despite being accustomed to defeating powerful enemies since childhood, Lloyd Belladonna regards himself as the weakest in his village in terms of magic, strength, and intelligence. Even so, to fulfill his desire of becoming a soldier, he goes to the Kingdom of Azami to enroll in its military academy. However, as someone whose upbringing defies common sense, Lloyd's innate power might just prove to be the key to end the crises enveloping the kingdom!"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray LE

US Releases For September 27, 2022

Beelzebub (Discotek Media, 13+) Beelzebub contains episodes 1-60 of the anime directed by Nobuhiro Takamoto in standard definition on Blu-ray discs. A Delinquent and his Demonic, World-Ending Baby. When you’re a high school delinquent known as the invincible “Rampaging Demon Ogre,” you’ve got to look tough and cool. For Tatsumi Oga, however, it’s hard to pull off when he’s got a baby peeing on his head! Despite Tatsumi’s best efforts, he can’t seem to get rid of the kid. Ever since pulling a “big man” from a river, splitting him open, then finding the cute baby boy inside, the delinquent’s been stuck playing caretaker. Sure, it’s a little unusual. And maybe junior’s got a bit of a habit of shocking people, you know, with lightning bolts. But it’s not like the kid’s a demon, right? Except that he is. In fact baby “Beel” is the son of the Great Demon Lord himself, sent to Earth in order to destroy all of humanity, according to his demon nursemaid, Hilde. And it seems like Beel’s chosen Tatsumi to be his daddy, all thanks to his perfectly demonic, evil behavior!

Code E (Media Blasters, ) "Chinami Ebihara is not your ordinary 17-year old. She happens to emit strange electromagnetic waves and causes major havoc whenever her emotions run high. Because of this strange ability, she has repeatedly changed schools. Now she's a high school student and transfers to yet another school determined to behave herself so her family won't have to move again. Regardless, her natural nervousness causes more cell phones and a multitude of electronic devices to scramble in her vicinity. At school, Chinami passes by the science research club and makes eye contact with Kotaro, who is in the middle of an experiment. Kotaro observes his instruments have suddenly gone haywire and becomes suspicious of Chinami. When Kotaro realizes she has an unusual ability, he begs her to let him study her and conduct some tests! A sci-fi romantic slapstick comedy that focuses on Chinami, a high school girl with an electrifying secret, and Kotaro, her science nerd admirer. What does fate have in store for these two?! Watch the sparks fly- literally- in this twelve-episode series!"

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc (Crunchyroll LLC,TV-14) "After their rehabilitation training, Tanjiro and his comrades begin their next mission on the Mugen Train, where over 40 people have disappeared. With one of the most powerful swordsmen, Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku, they face the nightmare on board."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray LE

Dororo Premium Box Set (Sentai Filmworks, 17+) "Life as an orphan in feudal Japan is brutal, and while street thief Dororo has managed to survive, wile and craft can only go so far in the body of a child. Then, just when it seems that Dororo's luck has run out, he's rescued from a man-eating ghoul by a mysterious young man wearing a doll-like mask and artificial limbs that conceal deadly blades! Born without arms, legs, sight, hearing and even skin after his father crafted a monstrous deal with the forces of darkness, Hyakkimaru now somehow seeks out the demons who cursed him, regaining one of his lost attributes for each monster slain. With deadly secrets from his own past to protect, the young thief joins into an alliance with the impossible warrior, setting forth on a quest to restore Hyakkimaru's stolen humanity and rid Japan of devils!"

The House Of The Lost On The Cape (Shout Factory, 10+) "The House of the Lost on the Cape contains the animated film directed by Shin'ya Kawatsura. 17-year-old run-away Yui and 8-year-old Hiyori, who lost her family and her voice, have no place to go when they run into Kiwa, a strange old lady. She offers them a place to stay, in a slightly banged-up old house overlooking the sea, a Mayoiga. Despite joining Kiwa on a whim, the two girls find comfort in Mayoiga, a legendary house, said to look after lost travelers, and the warm hospitality of Kiwa. Both girls’ damaged hearts begin to heal little by little. Until one day, a variety of strange beings which Kiwa calls “Fushigitto” begin popping up around the house. A heartwarming yet bittersweet tale set in her native prefecture of Iwate by award-winning writer, Sachiko Kashiwaba. It's a story about nostalgia, precious kinship, and a touch of magic."

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Part 1 (Crunchyroll LLC, TV-14) "Suddenly summoned to a fantasy world and betrothed to the princess, Souma Kazuya is crowned the new king. Unlike the royalty before him, he won’t be using swords or magic to rule. Will his administrative reform really get this kingdom back on track?"

Konosuba Season 2 + OVA Steelbook (Disctotek Media, 13+) "After their fight with the Destroyer, Kazuma is brought in by the law for subversive, even traitorous activities! However, in a show of perfect camaraderie, his friends and everyone from the Guild band together to clear his name and--okay, listen, none of that happened. Abandoned by friends, stuck in jail, subjected to a humiliating lie detector test, and then finally brought before a corrupt court, Kazuma’s life hits the bottom of the barrel. But the adventure isn’t even close to done yet, as Darkness pulls rank to save his life... but at what cost? And how are they going to kill the Devil King when they’re down a Crusader? Find out in this, the second chapter of a grand, epic tale of- -pffthahaha. This contains the complete second season and second OVA in 1080p high definition. With the original Japanese language and English subtitles, and the English dub and a limited edition Steel Book!"
FORMATS: Blu-Ray Steelbook

Saiyuki Reload Gunlock (Disctotek Media, 13+) "The epic journey westward by Sanzo, Goku, Gojyo and Hakkai continues! The group must face some of their most deadly challenges yet! A peaceful temple hides a corrupt secret; will Sanzo fall victim to the deadly truth? After that, a den full of dis_gruntled bears is on the hunt, and Sanzo and the others just happen to be in the crosshairs. To top it off, the group must cross an impassable river, see through deadly illusions and a newly unstoppable Kougaiji is waiting for them. Will they ever make any progress on their journey? This complete collection contains all 26 episodes of the Reload Gunlock series in standard definition, with the original Japanese language, English subtitles, and the English dub!"

Symphogear GX Season 3 (Discotek Media, 13+) "WHAT WAS PASSED ON TO YOU? WHAT WILL YOU PASS ON? Though the threat of the Noise might be over, that doesn’t mean Hibiki and the other wielders get a rest! In London, Tsubasa and Maria hold a concert together, while back in Japan the rest of the girls stay up late to watch the show. The fun gets interrupted however when a new foe appears in the form of strange, autonomous dolls, yearning to hear the wielders’ songs--and break them. They’re not the only threat, either, as Hibiki finds herself face to face with Carol, a young girl who wields a power unlike anything seen before: alchemy! Can Hibiki find a way to reach out to Carol, or will Carol murder all the miracles? This includes the complete third season in 1080p high definition with the original Japanese language, and English subtitles."

Tales of Phantasia the Animation (Discotek Media, 13+) " In the land of Midgard a bloodthirsty conqueror breaks the seal holding Dhaos, the Demon King whose goal is to eradicate all mankind. A few survivors of this destructive event have banded together in an effort to fight against the impending darkness and chaos. A warrior, cleric, witch, summoner, archer, and ninja make up the Heroes of Space and Time as they relentlessly pursue Dhaos in order to end his conquest of death."

Urusei Yatsura The Final Chapter (Discotek Media, 13+) "THE FINAL BATTLE IN TOMOBIKI TOWN HINGES ON ONE SIMPLE PHRASE… A GIRL JUST WANTS SOMEONE TO TELL THEM “I LOVE YOU,” YOU KNOW? After Lum’s long-lost grandfather is found packed away in storage, she’s shocked to learn that her grandfather was tricked into giving her hand away in marriage many years ago. When her so-called betrothed finally arrives from his shadow world, Lum is whisked away to his dark domain and realizes that Ataru doesn’t even seem to care! And also, oops, the Earth is about to blow up for some reason, too! Will Ataru finally tell Lum those three words people have been waiting 100s of episodes to hear?"

Yuki Yuna is a Hero (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) " Lots of people talk about helping others, but Yuna Yuki and her friends Mimori Togo, Fu, and Itsuki have gone a step further, forming a "Hero Club" that people can ask for assistance. Then things go further than they ever expected when they find themselves offered real super powers in exchange for helping defeat the Vertexes, who seek to destroy the Divine Tree and kill all life! It's an easy decision to make, but what they don't know is the price that each of them will have to pay for their new abilities. With great power comes great responsibility, but in this case it also comes with a devastating cost for every girl who enters the Hero System. Get ready for the genre-bending series that changed Magical Girl anime forever in the complete multi-series collection of Yuki Yuna is a Hero!"

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.

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
Summer Ghost (Shout Factory/GKIDS) November 1
Belle STEELBOOK (Shout Factory/GKIDS) November 1
Cats Eye Season 2 (Discotek Media) November 28
Sherlock Hound (Disctotek Media) November 28.