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Out This Week: Spiderverse Box Set, Disney Collection, Spirited Away On Stage and More


Welcome back to Out This Week! As we approach the gifting season, we're getting some more interesting releases. This week that includes two sizable box-sets: a comprehensive box set of every Disney and Pixar film from Snow White to Elemental, and a fancy Ultra High Definition Spider-Verse two film collection. Also new this week is Spirited Away: Live On Stage and the latest volume of Boruto. New in the UK this week is Doctor Who: Underwater Menace, a lost story from the classic sci-fi series recreated with animation and anime Deji Meets Girls

UK Releases For November 13, 2023

Deji Meets Girl (Anime Ltd., U) "Maise is stuck spending the summer after her first-year of high school helping out at her family’s hotel in the sleepy seaside town, but things become a little less sleepy once Ichiro, a mysterious young man, checks into the hotel. It seems as if only Maise and Ichiro can see the strange, sudden apparitions: the hotel lobby and the room transforming into an aquarium, a giant tree erupting from the floor or the rowdy monsters laying claim to the hotel restaurant. Maise vows to figure out not just what’s causing these odd occurrences but why Ichiro has come to this remote town in the first place."

Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace (BBC, 12) "The Doctor and his friends find themselves in the lost city of Atlantis, where the crazed Professor Zaroff has convinced the people of Atlantis that he can raise their sunken city from beneath the sea. However, the Doctor discovers a terrible secret behind Zaroff's plan - a secret that could destroy all life on Earth. As the countdown commences to the end of the world, can the Doctor defeat the underwater menace? The original 1967 master recordings of all bar episodes two and three of 'The Underwater Menace' were lost soon after the programme's original transmission. However, audio-only recordings of the missing two episodes have survived and have been used here to create a brand new fully animated presentation of this lost classic."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray Steelbook

Shrek The Third (Universal, U) "When his new father-in-law King Harold falls ill, Shrek is seen as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming."
FORMATS 4K Steelbook

Tsurune (MVM Entertainment, 12) "Minato Narumiya used to be in his middle school's archery club until a certain incident in his last tournament caused him to resolve to quit archery for good. When he attends high school, his childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Ryouhei Yamanouchi try to rope him into joining the high school's archery club again, but he refuses. However, an encounter with a mysterious man at an archery range in a forest inspires Minato to take up archery once more. Minato joins the Kazemai High School Archery Club and along with his old friends and new teammates, Nanao Kisaragi and Kaito Onogi, they aim for winning the prefectural tournament while trying to overcome their doubts and shortcomings."

US Releases For November 14, 2023



The Adventures Of Super Mario Bros The Complete Series (NCircle, ) Join Mario, and Luigi in 26 action packed adventures based on the classic NES video game.

Bluelock: Season 1 Part 1 (Crunchyroll LLC, TV-14)"Isagi Yoichi dreams of winning the World Cup for Japan, so when he’s invited to join the team’s experimental new training program, he decides to put it all on the line. Three hundred high school players come to compete, but only one can come out on top."

Boruto: Naruto Next Generation Collection 16 (Viz Media, TV-14) "Trouble in the Land of Water! An airship explodes, setting off a violent chain of events that leads to a standoff between the Funato Clan and the Mizukage’s forces. Teams 7 and 5 join up to try to quell the impending war, but a giant mobile fortress equipped with a terrible weapon puts everyone in danger. With Boruto and his teammates caught in the middle, stemming the flow of casualties becomes a top priority!"

Disney Legacy Animated Film Collection (Disney, PG) Celebrate the extraordinary history of a century of Disney storytelling with this stunning one-of-a-kind collection available in a limited quantity exclusively from Walmart. Featuring 100 Disney and Pixar animated films on Blu-ray™, this singular array — from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Elemental — has been specially curated by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment in partnership with Walt Disney Studio Archives, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. Brimming with Disney magic, this collection also includes 18 additional discs of bonus content from Pixar, a WISH lithograph, crystal Mickey ears hat collectible, digital codes for all 100 films and a numbered certificate of authenticity.
FORMATS: Blu-Ray [Wal-Mart Exclusive]

Magical Witch Punie Chan (Media Blasters, 13+)"Young Punie is next in line to become queen of Magical Land. She must spend a year on Earth before she can inherit the throne so she transfers to a school in Japan. Usually, Punie is a sweet and gentle girl... until someone crosses her! Then, she doesn’t hesitate to whip out her magic stick and cheerfully rain a bloody beat-down upon the hapless fool, or use her vise-like "Submission" hold to subdue them. Accompanied by her animal side-kick Paya-tan, who makes regular attempts on her life, Punie faces a relentless obstacle course of attacks from devious characters from her Kingdom who all have personal motives to prevent her from ascending to the throne!"

Rail Wars! The Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA)" In a world parallel to our own, Japan’s national train system is united under the illustrious Japanese National Railways. High schooler Naoto Takayama is one of many who dreams of someday becoming a driver at the JNR. When Naoto manages to snag a job as a trainee for the Railways Security Force, he thinks he’s finally on the fast-track to success. However, Naoto’s expectations are quickly derailed when he finds that he has trouble telling who’s crazier- his coworkers or the criminals he’s supposed to catch! But when RJ, a shadowy group with sinister motives, appears to seize control of the JNR, it’s up to Naoto and his motley crew to get things back on track. Will Naoto and the rest of the Railways Security Force be able to pull the brakes on RJ’s scheme, or will it be the end of the line not only for their team, but the entire JNR as well?"

Rascal Does Not Dream Of Series (Animplex, 13+) "Enjoy a bittersweet story, where we encounter unique and charming girls with wavering hearts, who are experiencing "puberty syndrome" in a town of bright skies and glistening seas."
FORMATS Blu-Ray [Crunchyroll Store Exclusive]

Shaun The Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas (Shout Factory)Shaun's seasonal excitement turns to dismay when a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for the Flock inadvertently leads to Timmy going missing. Can Shaun get Timmy back before he becomes someone else's present?


Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse/ Spider-Man Across The Spider-Verse (Sony, PG) Contains both Spider-Verse movies in Ultra High-Definition.
FORMATS: 4K+ Blu-Ray

Spirited Away: Live On Stage (GKIDS Films/Shout Factory, ) "A young girl named Chihiro finds herself trapped in a mysterious world inhabited by spirits and when her parents are turned into pigs, she must rescue them. The movie version of the stage production was filmed during the play’s 2022 run at the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo."