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Out This Week: The Deer King, Farmageddon, Moominvalley and More

Welcome to our weekly new release round up. This time, take a trip back in time with nostalgic releases of Ed, Edd and Eddie and Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends available as complete series for the first time. Get in the mood for Halloween with Mystery Inc and Trick Or Treat Scooby Doo.  Or bring home the latest DC animated movie Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons.

Arriving on Blu-Ray for the first time is Production IG's acclaimed new fantasy film The Deer King, while Aardman's Farmageddon: A Shaun The Sheep Movie is available for the first time in the US.

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UK Releases For October 17, 2022

Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons (Warner Bros.,12)"11-year-old Jonathan Kent discovers he has superpowers, thus the half-Kryptonian gets thrusted into the complicated world of Super Heroes and Super-Villains -- who are now under attack by a malevolent alien force known as Starro. It's a race against time as Jonathan must join forces with assassin-turned-Boy-Wonder Damian Wayne to rescue their fathers and save the planet by becoming the Super Sons they were destined to be."

Minions: The Rise of Gru (Universal, U )" The untold story of one 12-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain."

Moominvalley: The Complete Third Series (Dazzler Media, U) " When the Moomin family return from their Season 2 island sojourn, they find their beloved Moominvalley in chaos with the community divided.Only the Moomins’ offbeat approach to life and treasured values of acceptance and kindness can bring harmony back to the valley. The many quirky residents bring unexpected challenges for the Moomins to solve, such as an outlandish reverse heist, a perilous hot air balloon ride and a quest to find the stolen sun. The Moomins face everything life throws at them with curiosity, enthusiasm and great humour. 

US Releases For September 18, 2022

Aoharu x Machinegun: Complete Collection  (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) " Hotaru Tachibana has a strong sense of justice, a tendency to take matters personally, and a snappy masculine sense of style that makes many mistake her for a boy. So, when Hotaru believes that her new neighbor has taken advantage of a classmate and barges into his club, the inevitable gender confusion finds her being challenged to an air pellet gun duel… that an overconfident Hotaru soundly loses! However, unaware that "he" is, in fact, she, owner Masamune uses a hefty bill for damages to coerce the naturally talented Hotaru into joining his incomplete airsoft team. But the catch is - the team rules don't allow girls, forcing Hotaru to pretend to be one of the guys around Masamune and the other team member, erotic comic artist Toru, while she plays off her debt!"

Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons (Warner Bros., PG-13)"11-year-old Jonathan Kent discovers he has superpowers, thus the half-Kryptonian gets thrusted into the complicated world of Super Heroes and Super-Villains -- who are now under attack by a malevolent alien force known as Starro. It's a race against time as Jonathan must join forces with assassin-turned-Boy-Wonder Damian Wayne to rescue their fathers and save the planet by becoming the Super Sons they were destined to be."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital, 4K

Burn the Witch Blu-ray (Viz Pictures, TV-14) "Noel Niihashi and Ninny Spangcole are witch and protection agents for Wing Bind an organization for dragon conservation and management. Their mission is to protect and manage the dragons within London on behalf of the people."

Ed, Edd n Eddy - The Complete Series (Warner Bros.) "Ed, Edd n Eddy tells the story of three best friends, who band together to tackle life's most daunting challenge - puberty. Though they have the same first name and live on the same cul-de-sac in the suburbs, the three youths have very different personalities, which contribute to the confusion, contradiction and just plain awkwardness that defines growing up."

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The Deer King (Shout Factor, R) "In the aftermath of a brutal war, former soldier Van toils in a mine controlled by the ruling empire. One day, his solitary existence is upended when a pack of wild dogs carrying a deadly and incurable disease attack, leaving only Van and a young girl named Yuna as survivors. Finally free, the pair seek out a simple existence in the countryside but are pursued by nefarious forces. Intent on protecting Yuna at all costs, Van must uncover the true cause of the plague ravaging the kingdom—and its possible cure."

Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: The Complete Series (Warner Bros.TV-Y7) "What happens when a child outgrows his trusty Imaginary Friend, the pal that stuck with him through all of the highs and lows of growing up? Well, these creations pack up and head for Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends! Foster's is a one-of-a-kind Victorian mansion filled with hundreds of unique characters from all over the world, thought up by completely different children for completely different reasons. These creatures all live together in this vast, sprawling home with more rooms than you could ever dream possible! Mac, a clever but somewhat shy 8-year-old boy, discovers Foster's when his mom tells him he's too old for his Imaginary Friend Blooregard. Not ready to part with his trouble making best buddy, Mac takes Bloo to Foster's with the hope of giving him a safe place to live, while still being able to visit every day."

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Naruto: Set 8 Blu-ray (Viz Pictures, TV-14) "The Village Hidden in the Leaves is in danger! The trickster Genno plays a deadly game with the Leaf! Seeking revenge, he sends Naruto and friends on a scavenger hunt with dire consequences. Then the gang goes on a dangerous mission to safeguard a ninja dropout with a checkered past. A clash with the Four Celestials pushes Shikamaru and Gaara to their limit. Finally, Naruto begins his training with the legendary Jiraiya!"

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (Paramount Pictures, PG) "The story revolves around a scrappy young dog who fights to save a town from becoming the litter box of a nefarious feline warlord."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA )"Peter Grill may be the most powerful warrior in the world, but in a culture where strength is everything, there are lots of ambitious young women who will do anything to "acquire" Peter's superior genes in order to bear powerful offspring! So, even though Peter just wants to marry his fiancée, he's instead being beset by a bodacious bevy of Peter-obsessed females fiercely determined to get into his bed and/or ironclad pants! That would be a sticky situation even if the bawdy belligerents were merely human, but with elves, trolls and orcs all craving a little private Peter action, can even Peter stand up to this wave of pulchritudinous force? His flesh may be strong but his will may not hold up quite as rigidly when comely babe after babe keeps coming to test this poor Peter's mettle!

Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (Viz Pictures,TV-Y7-FV )" The story of Koko, a young boy raised by Pokémon, and the creation of a new bond between humans and Pokémon."


Pokémon: Winter Celebration (Viz Pictures TV-Y7-FV) "Pokémon: Winter Celebration contains 7 winter themed episodes from the Pokémon anime! Snow is falling, and a chill is in the air, which means only one thing—more exciting adventures, battles to win, and Pokémon to meet! When Ash and Pikachu get separated from Misty and Brock during a snowstorm, they work together with Ash’s Pokémon to stay warm. Then, our heroes encounter the powerful Legendary Pokémon Articuno, and Ash takes on a series of icy challenges to earn new Gym badges in the Orange Islands and Johto. Finally, when a mischievous Snorunt makes off with something very important to Ash, an unexpected friendship starts to take shape!"

Rumble (Paramount Pictures, PG) " In a world where monsters are tame and monster wrestling is a popular sport, Winnie seeks to follow in her father's footsteps as a manager by turning an inexperienced monster into a contender."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+Digital

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (Shout Factory, G) "When an alien with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her."

A Silent Voice SteelBook (Shout Factory/Eleven Arts) " Ishida Shouya bullies a deaf girl, Nishimiya Shouko, to the point that she transfers to another school. As a result, he is ostracized and bullied himself with no friends to speak of and no plans for the future. This is the story of his path to redemption."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray+DVD Steelbook

Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! (Warner Bros.)"Mystery Inc. has cracked the case to top all cases. They've tracked down Coco Diablo, the head of a notorious costume crime syndicate. Suddenly, menacing doppelgänger ghosts of the Scooby crew and favorite classic foes show up in Coolsville to threaten Halloween. Now it's up to the meddling kids to unmask the latest scoundrel and save Halloween."

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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. Titles are Blu-ray unless stated otherwise.

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.
Coraline 4K STEELBOOK (Shout Factory) December 13
ParaNorman 4K STEELBOOK (Shout Factory) December 13
My Hero Academia S5 part 2 (Crunchyroll) December 20
Goodbye, Don Glees (Shout Factory/GKIDS) December 27