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Out This Week: Migration, Extreme Dinosaurs, The Tune and More

This week's edition of Out This Week includes quite a varied selection of titles. From big family animation with Migration, to indie animation god Bill Plympton's The Tune. Alternatively, there's old-school kids' animation with Extreme Dinosaurs,  retro anime with Puss 'n' Boots: Around The World and new anime with Chillin' in My 30s After Getting Fired From The Demon King's Army.

New to the UK this week is 90's favourite feature The BFG and anime titles Assassin's Pride, Granbelm: The Two Princeps and Ningen Fushin: Adventurers Who Don't Believe in Humanity Will Save the World.

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UK Releases For February 26, 2024

Assassin's Pride Complete Collection (MVM Entertainment, 15) "An assassin sent to kill an illegitimate girl has a change of heart and becomes her protector. How long can he manage the job?"

The BFG (Fabulous Films, U) "Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities, and whisked away to Giant Country."

Granbelm: The Two Princeps (Anime Ltd., 15) "Was going back to school at night to retrieve a forgotten lunch box a really bad mistake? That's how it seems when Mangetsu Kohinata suddenly finds herself pulled into a strange world where girls in giant magical armor are engaged in a ferocious battle. While the timing was unfortunate, it turns out that Mangetsu's arrival in this strange realm was anything but a mistake, because Mangetsu appears to be a mage herself! Now, with the help of her mysterious new friend Shingetsu, Mangetsu must learn how to summon and control her own giant armor as they fight against other mages in a competition with an unbelievable prize - control of the lost magic that once ruled our planet! The paths of two magical warriors collide, each fighting to claim their ultimate destiny, in the spectacular world of GRANBELM!"

Ningen Fushin: Adventurers Who Don't Believe in Humanity Will Save the World - The Complete Season (Crunchyroll LLC, 15) "Betrayed by his party, Nick wallows in misery until he meets three others who shared a similar fate. United by their distrust in humanity, they decide to work together to fund their coping mechanisms. The only problem? They’ll have to trust each other, too."

US Releases For February 27, 2024

Chillin' in My 30s After Getting Fired From The Demon King's Army (Crunchyroll LLC, TV-14) "After being fired from the Demon King's Army, Dariel is completely at a loss for what comes next. But when he saves a beautiful stranger, he finds refuge in her small human village. Now he's living among former enemies while keeping his past job a secret."

Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure (Discotek Media, NR) "Kazuki is plagued by visions of giant, destructive robots that no one else can see. But all of the years of ridicule are about to pay off! Before he knows what's happening, Kazuki gets ensnared by a pretty face, and then a mad scientist's experiment throws him into his world of visions! Now the danger is very real and his allies are twice as strange as he ever imagined! On the plus side, he gets to step behind the wheel of his very own robot!"

Extreme Dinosaurs: Complete Series (Discotek Media, NR) "65 million years ago, dinosaurs disappeared. Now they're back! T-Bone, Spike, Bullzeye, and Stegz. Four prehistoric dinosaurs, evolved into intelligent beings by an extra-dimensional scientist, reawaken in a bizarre new world, but they aren't alone. Wicked Raptors are also in the modern world. That means trouble. The fate of humanity lay in the hands of four heroic dinosaurs."

Hand Maid May (Discotek Media, NR) "Nanbara is furious! Nanbara, the self-absorbed, pompous, overbearing villain of our show has always resented Kazuya, the constantly distracted hero, and developed a virus to exact his ultimate revenge. Unfortunately, “revenge” became an accidental delivery of a 1-foot tall cyborg maid whose sweetness is only exceeded by her cheerfulness! Will Nanbara’s schemes of revenge ever become realized? Will Kazuya be able to pay the $1,450,000 bill? Join May and our cast of lunatics for a wild ride to explore the cutting edge of computer peripherals…"

I've Somehow Gotten Stronger When I Improved My Farm-Related Skills: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-PG) "Farmer Al thought he was a typical farmer. Then he came across a group of adventurers fighting a dragon and somehow killed the monster with a carrot. Okay, that was implausible, but then he also rescued a princess. Maybe he's a less typical farmer, he thought? One thing is sure: Even though all he really wants is to farm, fate and the kingdom won't let him plow in peace. Now he has to deal with ghosts, evil gods, and even more dragons as he works in quests between the chores in, I've Somehow Gotten Stronger When I Improved My Farm-Related Skills!"

Migration (Universal, PG)"A family of ducks try to convince their overprotective father to go on the vacation of a lifetime."
FORMATS: Blu-Ray, 4K, DVD, Digital

Puss 'n' Boots: Around The World (Discotek Media, NR)  "Puss 'N Boots must travel around the world in 80 days, all while getting into adventures wherever he goes."

Rainbow (Discotek Media, NR) "The summer of 1955—six delinquents are scraped off the war-scarred streets and thrown into the cellblock of a hellish juvenile reformatory. After a horrifying welcome, the boys encounter a stoic, seventh cellmate. Despite starting off on the wrong foot, the seven boys forge a tight-knit bond amongst themselves—not only to survive, but to realize each other’s dreams for the future. However, the reformatory’s ghoulish doctor and a psychotic guard scheme to snuff out the boys’ ambitions before they can even hope to walk out the front gate."

The Tune (Deaf Crocodile Films, NR) "Del is a songwriter for the obnoxious Mr. Mega, and in love with Didi, Mega's secretary. His quest to write a hit tune brings him to the wacky world of Flooby Nooby, where he just might learn to write songs from the heart."

Upcoming Releases

The Great Pretender: Collector's Edition March 12
Suzume March 12
Wish 4K/Blu-Ray/DVD March 12
Suzume April 1 [UK]
Black Bullet: Complete Collection April 2
Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time: Super Extra - Complete Collection April 09
Rozen Maiden: Complete Series April 16
A Place Further Than The Universe April 22
Blue Giant April 30
Mob Psycho 100 III  May 7
One Piece  Season 13 Voyage 7 May 7