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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: BATTLE GIRL HIGH SCHOOL

July 24, 2018

Battle Girl High School Complete Collection

Mysterious invaders have attacked the Earth! As the Irousu roam the conquered lands, mankind has been driven back, but there’s one last weapon that may still turn the tide: super-powered schoolgirls! At schools like the Shinjugamine Girls Academy, elite classes of Star Guardians alternate between regular schoolwork and learning to kick Irousu behind. It’s a duty that the members of the Shinjugamine Hoshimori force, like freshman Miki Hoshitsuki, take seriously, but as they’re basically normal girls who just happen to get their powers from a magic tree, there are normal life issues they have to contend with as well. With the arrival of their latest mysterious recruit, however, things are about to get deadly serious. Their final exam is about to begin and if they fail, the whole world is doomed in BATTLE GIRL HIGH SCHOOL!
Rating: TV-14


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Journey to the Center of the Sentai Shop

7/24/2018 2:37:52 PM

We were feeling adventurous the other day, so we rolled up our sleeves, assembled our equipment and set off on an expedition deep within the heart of the Sentai Shop. Our mission? To bring back choice special-grade relics for all our fans to enjoy! We are proud to announce that our quest was successful and we’re ready to show off the fruits of our arduous labor!


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Whoever wrote that article has a cute imagination :blush:


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Sentai Filmworks Launches ‘Kids’ Label

posted on 2018-07-25 16:47 EDT by Karen Ressler

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And Sentai Kids has hired all of the former crew from 4Kids entertainment to make sure our children are not exposed to any inappropriate material.

Like Rice Balls or Chopsticks

:joy::joy::joy::joy::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::skull:


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The enemies of cleavage have returned !


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: WELCOME TO PIA CARROT! 2 DX

July 31, 2018

Welcome to Pia Carrot! 2 DX Complete Collection

Pia Carrot #2 might be the second Pia Carrot restaurant numerically, but they’ve got ambitions to be the best. That means great food, great service and the most beautiful waitresses. For Kouji, who’s looking for a job where he can meet lots of attractive girls quickly, it’s the perfect place to work. Unfortunately, things get up close and personal even more quickly than expected when he collides with Azusa on the way to apply and ends up with a handful of her… well, suffice it to say that she’s NOT happy. It’s an instant case of hate at first sight that only becomes more intense when they end up working together… or is this mutual dislike really the start of something else? Something’s cooking and it’s not just their tempers in Welcome to Pia Carrot 2! DX!
Rating: TV-14


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Anime Survival Guide: Avoiding Assassins

8/2/2018 2:40:47 PM

Good news: In the grand tradition of all isekai stories, you wake up one morning and find out that you’re now in an anime! Hooray!

Bad news: You now have to figure out how to survive in your new environment. Boo!

But what could possibly threaten you? Well… all of you have seen anime before, you all KNOW what can go wrong. It is in your best interests to keep on living, and Sentai Filmworks wants to help you keep it that way.
Today, we shall cover one of the more pressing and immediate dangers: Assassins, the dark killers that hide in the darkness. (Why not demons or vampires? Well, “assassin” starts with the first letter of the alphabet, so it’s as good a place to start as any.)

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Assassins are always prepared. Are you? (via Log Horizon II)

Assassins are everywhere in anime. It won’t matter where you go, there will always be assassins. That mysterious student who suddenly transferred in mid-year? Assassin. Your drinking buddy from work? Moonlights as an assassin. The sweet old lady who tends the flower shop down the street? Most definitely an assassin.

Assassins all around you and the only reason you are still alive is that they currently don’t know that you know. Yet.

Take a deep breath and just remember these simple rules…


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: GARO SEASON 2 COLLECTION 1 (Kraken Releasing)

August 7, 2018

GARO Season 2 Collection 1 Blu-ray

In the war against the nightmarish creatures known as Horrors, Mankind’s most formidable line of defense has always been the power of the Makai Knights. But now, one by one, the Knights are being mystically marked for death by a mysterious magic user in a crimson mask. Even Kouga, the bearer of the golden GARO wolf armor, is among the afflicted, with the accursed mark slowly draining his strength, and making the use of his armor incredibly painful. Who is the Red Mask and how has he (or she) been able to target the Knights so effectively? All signs point to a betrayal from within their own ranks and now it’s up to Kouga, Rei, and the other Knights to track down their enemy while they’re still strong enough to defeat him!
Rating: TV-MA


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Otakon Sentai Industry Panel Recap

8/10/2018 12:34:06 PM

A big shout out to all of you who came to our panel at Otakon! For all of you who weren’t able to make it or just want a quick refresher, we’ve provided a short and sweet recap.


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: KAIJU MONO

August 14, 2018

Kaiju Mono

Things aren’t looking good in Japan. The weather is acting strangely, volcanoes that don’t normally erupt are erupting, and… oh yes… the giant monster Mono is running amuck and gobbling up the human population. What a nuisance! Fortunately, disgraced Doctor Totaro Saigo thinks he has the solution: a special formula that can be injected into a normal human, causing the injectee to grow into a colossus of Tokyo-skyscraper-stomping proportions! With any luck, that means the good doctor’s lab assistant Nitto will be able to take on Mono, hand to claw, in “mano a Mono” combat! Yes, the plan is every bit as insane as it sounds, and the logic of the plot will be stretched as thin as the fabric of Nitto’s ultra-stretchy briefs when the ultimate human vs. monster wrestling match erupts in KAIJU MONO!
Rating: TV-14


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Sentai’s Back to School Special

8/17/2018 3:10:36 PM

Welp, it’s that time of year again. When millions of children’s voices suddenly cry out in terror and are quickly silenced. When students must actually wake up before 9:00 am (how horrible). When adults can no longer enjoy traffic-free commutes to work.

But fear not this inevitable event! The school year comes and goes. There is still winter and summer breaks to look forward to! And Labor Day! (Incidentally, doesn’t it bug those of you who have to start school right before that holiday? I mean, why can’t summer break be extended so school starts AFTER it? It only makes sense, right?)

  • Editor’s Note: We talked about this. No tangents in the introduction.

Right, back on track: This too, shall pass. What you should concern yourself is: if you are to survive, you must have a plan. Sentai Filmworks shall help you in this endeavor.

Brace yourselves, school is coming.


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I couldn’t stop laughing. :rofl: You survived this BTS blog Sentai!


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: ARMED GIRL’S MACHIAVELLISM

August 21, 2018

Armed Girl’s Machiavellism Complete Collection

When Aichi Coexistence Academy converted from all-girls to a coed model, the female students were so concerned about male misbehavior that they armed themselves! Now the school is ruled by the lovely but lethal Supreme Five Swords, and the boys are forced to dress and act like girls or suffer the razor sharp points of the Swords’ anger. Unfortunately for the Swords, new transfer student Fudo Nomura thinks that sounds like a total drag, and he might just have the martial arts chops and rapier wit needed to slash through the Swords’ defenses and carve a new niche for himself in their feisty feminine hearts! It’s a whole new kind of slice of life High School Drama, extra heavy on the “slice”, as one Bad Boy meets some very Dicey Girls in Armed Girl’s Machiavellism!
Rating: TV-14 (D,S,V)

NOTE: PBS moved back to September 4, 2018


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Top 5 Favorite Anime Friendships

8/24/2018 3:07:40 PM

Best friends aren’t defined by how long they’ve known each other, but by how they act towards each other. If you’re fortunate enough to have a person who is willing to sacrifice sleep and lend you a helping hand at two in the morning, odds are that person is your best friend.

To celebrate these friendships, we at Sentai Filmworks want to take a quick moment to highlight a few of our favorite ones that warm our hearts.

Potential SPOILERS ahead! Read at your own risk.


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: AURA BATTLER DUNBINE & NO GAME NO LIFE ZERO

August 28, 2018

AURA BATTLER DUNBINE COMPLETE COLLECTION

Aspiring racer Show Zama finds himself pulled into a strange realm in the middle of a motocross accident and into the mystical land of Bryston Well, where lords in castles settle disputes with unicorn-mounted cavalry and giant mecha called Aura Battlers! Initially forced to pilot a Battler for the powerful Lord Drake, Show soon discovers that he’s not the only person from the Earth drawn to Bryston Well, and worse, that he may be fighting for the wrong side. But once he’s joined forces with Dallas-born Aura Pilot Marvel Frozen, tiny fairy Cham Huau and other resistance fighters, Show’s rapidly growing Aura powers may prove to be the deciding factor in a war unlike anything either world has ever experienced. From the acclaimed creator of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM comes the wildest fantasy adventure ever AURA BATTLER DUNBINE!
Rating: TV-14 (D)

NO GAME, NO LIFE ZERO

6,000 years before Sora and Shiro rocked the world of Disboard, black rain falls from the sky and multiple species fight a desperate battle for survival. Constantly caught in the crossfire between the more powerful magical races, Humanity is on the edge of extinction, always on the retreat. But amidst the chaos and destruction, one young man, Riku, has a vision of a better future. And the first step towards achieving that goal comes in a dead city, where he encounters Schwi, an exiled female android who seeks to know one thing: what it is to have a human heart. The mysterious past of the world of Disboard is unveiled and the ultimate game begins in the spectacular prequel to the hit TV series, NO GAME, NO LIFE ZERO!
Rating: TV-MA (S)


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: FRAME ARMS GIRL & GLASS MASK (MAIDEN JAPAN)

September 4, 2018

Frame Arms Girl Complete Collection

When Ao found the package on her doorstep, she thought it was a present from her father, but inside the box was something truly unexpected: Gourai! A Frame Arms Girl, Gourai is a walking, talking, miniature artificial person with the intelligence of a ten-year-old human and a selection of snap-on weapons and armor. And the reason Gourai needs armor quickly becomes clear as two more Frame Arms Girls, Stylet and Baselard, arrive intent on testing Gourai’s combat capabilities! It seems that Ao has been chosen to help test a new toy line and the good news is that she’ll get paid for hosting her diminutive charges’ battles! Of course, since they’re mainly interested in fighting and gathering information, things are going to get awkward when they follow her to school in FRAME ARMS GIRL!
Rating: TV-14 (D,S)

Glass Mask (1984) Complete Collection

It seems like a fairy tale story. Plucked from obscurity by the legendary actress Chigusa Tsukikage, 13-year-old Maya Kitajima is given the chance of a lifetime and the opportunity to study at a legendary acting school. She’ll also find an archrival, however, and Ayumi Himekawa is as determined to be the greatest actress of her generation as Maya is. To succeed, each girl must conquer every acting challenge placed in front of her and then push even further as they aim for the same ultimate goal: the role of the Crimson Goddess in the play of the same name, a part created by Chigusa herself. All the world is the stage as the ultimate dramatic rivalry begins in the original anime classic GLASS MASK!
Rating: TV-14