TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – YA BOY KONGMING!
In the year 234, a dying Zhuge Kongming’s thoughts wander over his life as one of China’s greatest military strategists and statesmen, wondering what might have been had he been born in less turbulent times. Inexplicably, Kongming finds himself in a younger body in a very strange land! But why has a master of feudal diplomacy and the art of war been brought to modern Japan? He seems overqualified for flipping burgers, but then destiny calls in the entrancing voice of aspiring singer Eiko Tsukimi. Learning of her troubles in becoming a professional, Kongming’s quest is secured: applying his formidable craft, intellect, and bag of ancient Chinese secrets to the task of making Eiko a star! Pity now the executives of the Japanese music industry, for they are but mere men, and they face the promotional assault of a legend reborn: YA BOY KONGMING!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – CHIVALRY OF A FAILED KNIGHT & GATE
Despite the fact that his family has always been powerful Blazers who can manifest weapons or other powers from their souls, Ikki Kurogane’s own abilities are so poor that he’s earned the unfortunate nickname of the “Worst One” around the Hagun Academy. Then things change for Ikki in the most surprising way when Princess Stella Vermillion, the most promising Rank-A Blazer to come along in many years, transfers to Hagun and challenges him to a duel where the loser must obey the winner for the rest of their life. To the shock of both Ikki and the Princess, he wins! And now that the Worst One has inexplicably beaten the legendary Crimson Princess, even if by a complete fluke, life will never be the same for either of them in CHIVALRY OF A FAILED KNIGHT!
Rating: TV-MA (D,S,V)
The nightmare descends on Tokyo’s prestigious Ginza shopping district without warning as a dimensional gateway opens, unleashing an army of monsters and armored men upon the panicking crowds! One man, though, is slightly better prepared than anyone else: Yoji Itami, a Defense Force reservist and a rabid comic and sci-fi fan who’s seen this scenario played out in countless fantasies. That’s just enough edge to help rally the police and first responders, turning back the invasion! And for his quick actions, he’s rewarded with a promotion, restoration to active duty, and thrown right back into the fire with the vanguard team charged with exploring beyond the portal! But even as he’s facing off against elves, beast men, and other fantastic creatures, the worst danger of all is lurking behind him, on the human side of the GATE!
Rating: TV-MA (L,S,V)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – FATE/STAY NIGHT
Shirou Emiya has only just begun to learn to use magic, yet when he finds himself caught in a battle between two powerful Magus, he somehow manages to perform a spell far above his expected abilities and summons a beautiful heroic spirit to protect him! But now he and the woman known as Saber find themselves trapped in a secret game of dark magic and duels to the death known as the Holy Grail War. A prize of unbelievable power is at stake, but can the inexperienced Shirou and Saber survive long enough to become real players? They’ll have to withstand waves of treachery and assassination as Shirou scrambles to learn everything he’ll need to know to stay alive as seven teams of Magus and Servants face off in mortal combat in the complete collection of FATE/STAY NIGHT!
Rating: TV-14 (V)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – THE DEMON GIRL NEXT DOOR SEASON 2
Yuko thought that her life had been turned completely upside down when she learned that she and her entire family were demons, but it seems the universe has only begun to mess with her now horned head. For example, what’s a succubus supposed to do when she challenges one of the local Magical Girls to a duel, but they misinterpret it to be an invitation to hang out instead? Then there’s questions like what kind of restrictions should you put on ancestors who borrow your body? And let’s not even get into the issues of proper etiquette when the other local Magical Girl moves into one’s apartment complex or inheriting stupidly powerful magical artifacts! Basically, Yuko’s life is going to be hell as it’s just one bedeviling problem after another in the second season of THE DEMON GIRL NEXT DOOR!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – ONIPAN! / WOLF GIRL & BLACK PRINCE
Remember those cartoon character-based undergarments that kids used to wear? How many of those brightly colored sets were sold in the hope that they might actually grant someone superpowers? And what if they actually could? Three young Japanese Oni are about to answer that question when they’re transferred into a normal middle school as part of a plan to ease relations between humans and demons! How? Because when extra-large problems arise, they can don special tiger-striped underpants… Oni-Pants… that let them transform and use special Oni abilities to make brief work of the issue! Of course, with great underwear comes great responsibilities (and the danger of accidental Mooning while in senshi mode), but if someone has to wear the big girl undies, then the future’s foundation will hopefully be fundamentally secure with ONIPAN!
Okay, perhaps making up a fake boyfriend to impress her new classmates was a dumb idea, but how was Erika to know that the guy in the photo she’d used was another student in her school? And who could have guessed that such a good-looking guy would turn out to be such a dog? Only it’s Erika who’s in the doghouse now, because that’s the price Kyoya Sata demands of her in exchange for keeping silent. That’s right, she’s literally his bitch, forced to run, fetch, and even bark at his command! And that’s not even the most mind-boggling part of the whole situation… because, for inexplicable reasons, she’s starting to like him! O.M.G.! Is this Puppy Love or Stockholm Syndrome? Find out when romance goes waaayyy off the leash in WOLF GIRL & BLACK PRINCE!
Rating: TV-14 (S)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – MAJESTIC PRINCE
Humanity was about to make its next great leap in the conquest of space when the attack came. As it quickly became clear that the alien Wulgaru’s technology for warfare far surpassed that of Earth’s, desperation set in. But there was one hope – the genetically modified humans who had been intended for the next wave of exploration. Now, coupled with new and untested advanced weapon systems, the Evolved Children have instead become Mankind’s last line of defense. Their task seems as impossible as it is simple, to follow orders, to kill the enemy, and to fight to their last breath. Izuru, Asagi, Kei, Tamaki, and Suruga of Team Rabbits were meant to be explorers. Instead, they’ve become cannon fodder in the deadliest of battlegrounds, the empty void between the stars in MAJESTIC PRINCE and MAJESTIC PRINCE: GENETIC AWAKENING!
Rating: TV-14 (V)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – TRIAGE X
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!
Rating: TV-MA (D,L,S,V)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – BUSOU SHINKI & MADE IN ABYSS SEASON 2
Rihito might only be a freshman in high school, and he might have just moved back to Japan after living overseas, but despite those seeming social disadvantages, he’s already living with four beautiful girls! Of course, that’s because his girls are all Shinki, the tiny, six-inch high, customizable fighting androids that have become the latest craze. And don’t let their size fool you. Just because Hina, Ann, Ines and Lene are small enough to keep in shoeboxes, that doesn’t mean that they’re not intelligent, packed with firepower, and eager to take on whatever task their “Master” assigns them. Unfortunately, they’re also extremely competitive, and since each one wants to be Rihito’s favorite, get ready for more than a few sparks and fireworks to fly around the house as Rihito’s battery powered princesses take on all comers in BUSOU SHINKI!
Rating: TV-14 (D,V)
No one has ventured into the sixth layer of the Abyss and remain unchanged. No one returns from their Last Dive, and no one knows what happened to those who delved further. Even with the possession of a White Whistle, an ominous specter hovers above Riko, Reg and Nanachi as they advance down to the sixth layer, the Capital of the Unreturned. The pathways are more treacherous, the environment harsher, and the creatures even more dangerous, but the most unsettling thing of all is the ruins of the Golden City. Here each of the delvers will be forced to forge their own destinies and paths as they investigate the city’s mysterious origins and the strange beings who still dwell there. The answer to their questions, as always, lies somewhere ahead, down and forward, in MADE IN ABYSS: THE GOLDEN CITY OF THE SCORCHING SUN.
Rating: TV-MA (V)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – HAIKYUU!! TO THE TOP & WACCHA PRIMAGI
Once again, determination and teamwork have helped the Karasuno High School volleyball team to qualify for the upcoming Nationals. Then, just as everything is starting to gel, the team is temporarily broken apart as two members are asked to attend special training camps, with Kageyama attending the prestigious All-Japan camp and Tsukishima invited to a special camp for first-years in Miyagi. While the rest of the Karasuno team doggedly continues their own practice matches, Hinata feels that he’s being left behind. His audacious solution, crashing the rookie training camp, catches everyone off guard, yet he somehow manages to talk his way into being allowed to stay… even if it is only watching from the sidelines. And that change of perspective may be just what Hinata needs to advance his game up to the next level in HAIKYU!! - TO THE TOP!
Like many Japanese students, Matsuri Hibino loves the PriMagi, an entertainment form focused on competitions merging elements of song, dance, and fashion, and her friends even tell her that she has the talent to perform in the PriMagi herself! Matsuri, however, isn’t so sure, believing that she lacks the special element that makes the performances of PriMagi Superstars like Jennifer Sumire Sol so magical. Then a strange girl pops out of thin air and tells Matsuri that she’s right, and that the missing element is actually magic! But the girl, Myamu, is magical herself, which she proves by turning into a cat, and she’s looking for an Earthly partner to perform in the PriMagi with! Could Matsuri’s dreams really have come true? Or has she been pulled into something more complicated than she could ever imagine? The answer will be unveiled when you watch-a WACCHA PRIMAGI!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – GIRLISH NUMBER & MY ISEKAI LIFE
Chitose Karasuma wants to make it big as a voice actor, but while she looks and sounds adorable, she’s also self-absorbed, inattentive, selfish, and lazy. However, since her manager is also her big brother, she’s still getting bit parts and dreaming of landing the big role that will make her famous. Unfortunately, karma bites Chitose in the worst way possible when her big chance finally arrives, because the producers who’ve hired her are even more clueless than she is! Now, she’s trapped in a nightmare production where nothing goes right, the ratings are in the toilet, and swimsuit photos and live stage shows take priority over making quality programming! Can Chitose and her fellow trapped actresses turn things around and save their careers? Or will they all go down with the sinking ship in GIRLISH NUMBER?
As a novice level Monster Tamer, Yuji would normally be one of the last ones chosen when putting together a dungeon delving party. However, thanks to a clever trick involving a bunch of slimes, Yuji has also absorbed the archived knowledge of a great Sage and secretly gained an incredibly powerful second class! And if that’s not enough, he’s actually from a place called Japan in another world, which adds even more tricks up his sleeve! But even with these abilities and the help of his slimes, a magical Proud Wolf, and a forest spirit named Dryad, will that be enough to face off against rock dragons, sinister cults and gangs of slavers? Yuji had better hope so, because fate and fortune seem determined to put him into the most ridiculously dangerous situations as often as possible in MY ISEKAI LIFE!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – THE EXECUTIONER AND HER WAY OF LIFE & RE:CYCLE OF THE PENGUINDRUM
When interdimensional travelers from an otherworldly land known as “Japan” appear, death and destruction always follow. It’s up to Executioners like Menou to exterminate the Lost Ones before they wreak havoc. When Menou encounters a Lost One named Akari, it’s bloody business as usual… until Menou discovers Akari can cheat death. Even so, Menou has a job to do, and she is committed to her executioner’s mission come hell or high water - provided her newly stirring feelings don’t get in the way.
What would you do to save someone you love? All brothers Shoma and Kanba know is that, after collapsing in an aquarium and apparently dying, their terminally ill sister Himari was somehow revived by a Penguin hat that she had wished for. Now they’re on an impossible mission, because the price of keeping Himari alive is to find a mysterious object called the Penguindrum, and they’ll do anything to save their sister. Anything. As they travel separate paths in their search, they’ll have to unravel complex riddles, make alliances with strangers they know they shouldn’t trust, and question the very fabrics of time and destiny. In two spectacular feature films combining elements from the acclaimed TV series plus dazzling new scenes and characters, the Penguinture begins again in RE: CYCLE OF THE PENGUINDRUM, PTS. 1 & 2!
Rating: TV-14 (D)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – WHEN WILL AYUMU MAKE HIS MOVE?
Ayumu was a Kendo competitor in middle school, so everyone assumed that he’d join the Kendo club for his first year in high school. Instead, he becomes involved with an entirely different sort of activity with a Second-Year girl… an activity famous for becoming increasingly complex the longer it goes on! We’re talking about Shogi, of course, the board game that’s often referred to as Japanese chess. But the game itself soon becomes a problem, because while Ayumu finds himself increasingly attracted to Urushi, he’s also sworn not to tell her until he’s won a match against her… and Urushi’s REALLY good at Shogi! So now they’re stuck in a loop, caught up in ancient game that’s far more complicated than chess… and also playing a lot of Shogi as well… wondering WHEN WILL AYUMU MAKE HIS MOVE?
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – MEDAKA BOX & TOKYO MEW MEW NEW
Medaka Kurokami seems impossibly perfect. Not only is she one of the best in her class in most academics and sports, she’s also beautiful, sweet, and caring, so no one is particularly surprised when one of her first acts as the newly elected Student Council President is to create a suggestion box for odd problems that need to be addressed. However, what no one expects is for the box’s submissions to start revealing evidence of a sinister conspiracy… one that directly targets the students of Hakoniwa Academy! As what seemed like a simple way to help others continues to expose new and shocking revelations, Medaka, her self-appointed protector Zenkichi, and their recruits find themselves left with no other option: it’s time to start laying down some serious smackdown in the ultimate Student Council-endorsed battle royale in MEDAKA BOX!
Rating: TV-14 (V)
Ichigo was hoping for a great first date. What she got was a literal disaster and an origin story! First, she’s hit with a ray that supplements her DNA with that of an Iriomote Cat (an endangered subspecies of leopard), and then they’re attacked by a giant rat monster! With her date down, Ichigo finds herself using her new feline abilities to defeat the monster. Holy catgirl, she’s a super heroine! But who gave her these powers and why? With her cat out of the bag, Ichigo must track down the mysterious Mew Project and help locate the other Mew Mew girls who’ve been given similar powers in order to fight off invading aliens! Geez, when is she going to have time to do her homework? Find out when the good girls go magically wild in TOKYO MEW MEW NEW!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD & KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF EIZOUKEN!
Being a student at a Japanese High School has always been stressful, but when the dead start to rise and eat the living, Takashi Komuro’s priorities at Fujimi High shift radically. Now the only thing that’s important is not failing a crash course in Zombie Apocalypse survival, keeping himself, his childhood crush Rei, and the other students moving, breathing and fighting long enough to escape from the slaughterhouse their school has become. And that’s just the beginning of the unliving nightmare, as even as former classmates and faculty rise again as cannibalistic ghouls, not all the survivors are willing to work together or share weapons and shelter… which means that Komuro’s group is now fighting a battle on multiple fronts and can never completely trust anyone, not even each other, in HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD!
Rating: TV-MA (D,S,V)
Midori Asakusa is obsessed with animation, but while she spends hours doodling and coming up with amazing ideas, she knows that it’ll be difficult to produce animated films on her own. Fortunately, Sayaka Kanamori is more into planning and finances, and she’s been thinking of ways to turn Midori’s ideas into something practical and profitable. That’s what friends are for, right? Still, for all their hopes and wishes, their future as the next animation wunderkinds is looking rather sketchy… until they meet Tsubame Mizusaki, who daydreams about becoming an animator, even though her parents have forbidden her from joining their school’s anime club. Solution: form a new club focused on “motion pictures” and let the creativity flow! It won’t always be easy, but once everyone’s in “toon” together, who knows what might happen in KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF EIZOUKEN!
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – VERMEIL IN GOLD
Magic student Alto Goldfield isn’t having much luck at summoning, but it’s required to advance to the next grade. Then he chances upon an old grimoire and summons a lot more than he anticipated - a very beautiful and naked demon girl named Vermeil! The good news: she’s willing to become his familiar! Unfortunately, she also wants to “bond” in another way, live off his mana, and isn’t crazy about wearing clothes. This is probably going to get awkward, but in a school where the bullies have dragons, could it hurt to have a familiar who can kick a dragon’s tail? Welcome to Demon keeping 101, where, with any luck, Alto will hopefully survive summoning VERMEIL IN GOLD!
Rating: TV-MA (D)
TUESDAY NEW RELEASES – SHINEPOST
When the idol group TiNgS is summoned to their company president’s office, they’re shocked to learn that they’re going to be disbanded unless they can sell out a major concert in one month! However, to help reach that goal, they’re getting a new personal manager to help turn their attendance around. Except…their new manager doesn’t know this yet and doesn’t even want to manage Idol groups anymore! But are Tamaki, Nabatame, and Seibu going to go down without a fight? Nope, not even if it means exploring other options like selling tickets at competitors’ concerts. Meanwhile, their new manager has a secret special talent of his own that might just save the day in SHINEPOST!
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