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Out This Week: Suzume, RWBY: Ice Queendom, Black Bullet and More

Welcome back to another fine edition of Out This Week. In the wake of the Easter holiday it's another quiet week. In the United States, there's only one solitary release- a season boxset of the anime Black Bullet. Meanwhile, in the UK there are a few more releases this week. Makoto Shinkai's latest feature Suzume is released in standard Blu-Ray, Steelbook and special Collector's Edition. Also released is Burn The Witch, Rent A Girlfriend and the latest volume of RWBY: Ice Queendom.

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UK Releases For April 1, 2024

Burn The Witch (Anime Ltd., 12) "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."

RWBY: Ice Queendom The Complete Season (Crunchyroll LLC., 12) "Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are the next generation of huntresses known as team RWBY. These would-be warriors are learning to defeat The Grimm, but a new nightmare halts their studies. Now to save a friend, team RWBY must dive into this deadly dream."

Rent A Girlfriend Season One (Anime Ltd., 12) "When Kinoshita Kazuya's new girlfriend brutally dumps him, he discovers a surprising new alternative - renting a girlfriend instead! However, while this does let Kazuya avoid the embarrassment of explaining to his friends and family why he's suddenly partner-less, he's unprepared for what happens when Mizuhara Chizuru arrives to fulfill his rental contract. Not only is she completely not what he expected, but her real life has a frightening number of cross-overs with his own! And when it turns out that his grandmother is just crazy about Chizuru, it's not like he can just swap her out for a different model! Or can he? Will Kazuya and Chizuru's relationship progress beyond a "goods purchased" mode? And what happens if Kazuya's ex-girlfriend decides to re-enter the picture?"


Suzume (Crunchyroll LLC., PG) "Seventeen-year-old Suzume discovers a mysterious door in the mountains, and soon other doors begin appearing across Japan. As the doors open, they release disasters and destruction, and it's up to Suzume to close them again."

US Releases For April 2, 2024

Black Bullet: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-MA) "It’s been 10 years since mankind was nearly wiped out by a parasitic virus known as Gastrea. With the survivors of war-torn Japan now forced to live within a protective barrier of monoliths, the Gastrea threat is diminished but still present. When a Gastrea does rear its ugly head, it’s up to the government employed Civil Security agents to take them down. Enter Promoter Rentaro Satomi and his Initiator, Enju Aihara, as they battle this growing threat that may soon overtake humanity once again."

Upcoming Releases

Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time: Super Extra - Complete Collection April 09
The Peasants April 16
A Place Further Than The Universe April 22
Harley Quinn: The Complete Season 4 April 23
Blue Giant April 30
Tokyo Mew Mew New Season 2 May 7
Rango 4K June 4
Buddy Daddies June 11
Digimon Adventure 02 June 11
South Park: Joining The Panderverse June 11