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Section23 Films Announces January 2017 Slate

Per PR:



Infinite Stratos 2 Box Set Available January 24th

HOUSTON, September 22, 2016 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its January slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks’ Limited Edition Premium Box Set of Infinite Stratos 2!

Product details follow, in order of release

Coming January 2017

Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 1000 min.
Street Date: 1/3/2017
Format: BD, DVD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $99.98, $79.98

SYNOPSIS: Keima Katsuragi’s skill at winning women’s hearts is so legendary that he’s called The God Of Conquests, but that’s only in dating video games, not the real world. Suddenly, Keima’s life takes a turn for the weird when he answers what he thinks is an online gaming challenge. Instead, he ends up with a demon contract, and now he has to help perky demon hunter Elsie track down a bunch of demons that have escaped from hell! The reason: the demons have hidden themselves within the hearts of a group of random girls, and the only way to get them out is if Keima can make the girls fall in love with him. Also, just to make sure that Keima is properly incentivized, his failure will result in the loss of something important: his head! Hopefully, the tricks Keima’s mastered with virtual girls will work just as well with live ones. Otherwise, things are going to get really messy in the spectacular ultimate collection of THE WORLD GOD ONLY KNOWS!

Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 300 min.
Street Date: 1/10/2017
Format: BD, DVD
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $59.98, $49.98

SYNOPSIS: Shotaro Tatewaki knows that Sakurako Kujo isn’t a normal person. After all, most young women have multiple interests revolving around things like work, fashion, and sports, but Sakurako is fixated on just one thing: bones. While she already has a huge collection of them, mostly animal, she’s always trying to gather more, especially those of the human variety. This can be quite a problem for Shotaro: especially since he and Sakurako have a positively unnatural aptitude for discovering dead bodies together. Fortunately, Sakurako is a naturally brilliant detective who unearths the mystery of what happened to the owners of those bones, but it’s up to Shotaro to make apologies for Sakurako’s odd quirks and tendency to make off with the evidence. It’s a grave business that can leave him literally bone-tired, but for the wheels of justice to turn, there are always more skeletons to be bared and new secrets to be exhumed in BEAUTIFUL BONES - SAKURAKO’S INVESTIGATION -.

Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 315 min.
Street Date: 1/24/2017
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $219.98

SYNOPSIS: There are probably worse things that could have happened to Ichika Orimura than being the only guy in a training academy filled with military hardware and several battalions of highly competitive and extremely boy-crazed teenage girls. And being caught in a five-girl crossfire between his obsessive childhood friends Lingyin and Houki and the even more zealous British, German and French pilots Cecillia, Laura and Charlotte, at least turned out to be survivable. But surely, Ichika’s finally put all his female troubles behind him, right? Oh don’t be ridiculous. None of the femmes fatales in his life have canceled their conquest scenarios; there’s double trouble arriving in the form of the Sarashiki sisters; the rest of the school is still waiting in line to take their shot; and when a whole new set of female pilots working for the bad guys shows up with a new generation of stolen IS hardware, things are about to get utterly lethal! The mayhem continues, the mecha runs amok, the hormones run wild and the maiden’s behavior becomes even less maidenly as Ichika gets schooled for a second spectacular semester in INFINITE STRATOS 2!

Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 275 min.
Street Date: 1/24/2017
Format: BD, DVD
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $59.98, $49.98

SYNOPSIS: Our society is infected with a disease, a gangrenous cancer in the form of those who commit the most monstrous of evils, yet whose power and influence place them beyond the reach of the law. When corrupt politicians fail to act and the police seem helpless, there is a third, secret option that stands ready to excise the malignancy in a tactical surgical strike: Black Label, a dedicated team of doctors, nurses, and students who moonlight as an elite team of assassins. With the world’s deadliest nurse, a master swordswoman MD, an idol with an affinity for explosives, and a pair of seemingly indestructible high school students, their mission is as simple as it is deadly: identify the drug runners, terrorists, and criminal masterminds who can’t be destroyed any other way, and then eliminate them by whatever means necessary in TRIAGE X!

Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 250 min.
Street Date: 1/31/2017
Format: BD, DVD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $69.98, $59.98

SYNOPSIS: Illyasviel von Einzbern’s life has become ridiculously complicated since the Kaleidostick Ruby convinced her to become a magical girl and join the quest for collecting the seven Class Cards. Since then, almost every day has brought a new surprise, from gaining new friends and partners like Miyu Edelfelt, to encountering her own magical twin! One would think Illya deserves a little time off, right? No such luck: a trip to the beach quickly turns into a magical quest, and Illya finds herself caught in a string of magical feuds, encounters with love potions, an excursion into the world of “boys love” comics (plus the women who read them), and half a dozen other delirious diversions. However, that’s only the warm-up for what might be her final mission: recovering the long-lost Eighth Card! It’s a mystical whirlwind of unexpected escapades and surprising new revelations as Illya’s saga continues in FATE/KALEID LINER PRISMA ILLYA 2WEI! HERZ!

About Section23 Films
Section23 Films provides home video marketing and distribution services for a variety of companies, including Sentai Filmworks, Switchblade Pictures, Maiden Japan, Kraken Releasing and AEsir Holdings. With its special focus on genre entertainment, Section23 Films distributes some of the very best anime, martial arts, and horror titles on the market today.

RightStuf links

<b>Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation-</b>

Beautiful Bones Sakurako’s Investigation Blu-ray
Beautiful Bones Sakurako’s Investigation DVD

<b>Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2wei! Herz!</b>

Fate/kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2Wei Herz! Blu-ray
Fate/kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2Wei Herz! DVD

<b>Infinite Stratos 2</b>

Infinite Stratos 2 Premium Edition Blu-ray Box Set

[quote]Special Features: Chipboard Box; Translation insert; Booklet; Infinite Wedding Picture Drama; One Summer’s Memories; Clean Opening Animation
Also Includes

  • Episode 1 | Special Extended Edition
  • TV Series | Episodes 1 - 12
  • OVA | World Purge [dubbed]
  • Audio Drama | Infinite Wedding
<b>Triage X</b>

Triage X Blu-ray
Triage X DVD

<b>The World God Only Knows</b>

The World God Only Knows Ultimate Collection Blu-ray
The World God Only Knows Ultimate Collection DVD

Nothing stands out to me here but I am slightly curious about Beautiful Bones. TWGOK UC sounds amazing but I already own them.

IS2 BD for me, but what is in the premium edition that makes it almost double the price of the regular Premium editions. (Hoping for a Armor girl figure, which would be the only thing that could justify that price tag) With the Delay on this, why the hell doesn’t it have the World Purge Hen OVA?

Fate / Kaleid ZWEI HERZ for me as well.

Maybes are Triage X and Sakurako

As per usual, MIA thread updated when I get home.

for the first round of purchases:

Fate/Kaleid 2H

that is all…

Later rounds…
Beautiful Bones
Triage X

IS 2 is a wait and see…:confused:

World Purge OVA is included.

Not @ 315 minutes, it doesn’t
Which is the same run time as the DVD release.
The World Purge Hen OVA was released in Japan a month before Sentai’s DVD release of the TV Series.
World Purge Hen OVA was released November 2014
Sentai’s DVD release of the IS 2 TV series was December 2014

If it was included, the runtime would be somewhere between 345-400 minutes

RightStuf links added to second post.

Home Video MIA Thread Updated:

The World Purge OVA is specifically mentioned as being included. I’m guessing they either made a mistake with the run time, or they are considering it a bonus feature and didn’t include it in the total runtime.

From Sentai’s PR:

“Includes episode 1 special (extended edition), World Purge OVA (dubbed); chipboard box, translation insert, booklet, Infinite Wedding picture drama, and One Summer’s Memories.”

Just an FYI, this release is nearly a carbon copy of the Japanese one and includes all the extras that came with it. The only difference seems to be the blue labeling on the bottom with the Sentai logo, which may just be a plastic wrap around.

For some comparison shots:


The Sentai Shop has quite a few awesome pics of the IS2 box set.

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