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Anime NYC - Sentai Filmworks Industry Panel Recap

11/17/2018 9:14:43 PM

Anime NYC is the last large convention Sentai Filmworks will be at in 2018, so you can be certain that we didn’t pull ANY punches when it came to announcements!

Before we get into all the details though…We’d like to take a moment to thank all of our loyal fans for coming out to our industry panel. Thank you so much. We seriously couldn’t do any of this without you. You took the time out of your busy schedules. You took the PTO. You spent the money. All so you could attend this con. You’re all awesome!

Not everyone could make it, but that doesn’t mean those of you who couldn’t attend are any less awesome. We want to do you a solid, so we’ve prepared an abridged version of our industry panel for your enjoyment!


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: NEGIMA!? - PATLABOR THE MOBILE POLICE (Maiden Japan) - HELLO KITTY (Sentai Kids) - Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Take On Me

November 20, 2018

Negima!? Complete Collection

It’s not easy being a wizard before you’ve hit puberty, but Negi Springfield has far more on his narrow shoulders than many wizards twice (or even thrice) his age. When he’s not searching for his missing father, or teaching the 31 teenage girls who make up the highly unusual class 3A, he always seems to find himself being drafted to perform magical tasks that most sane adult wizards avoid. So, when the mysterious and dangerous artifact known as the Star Crystal disappears, it’s just a matter of time before Negi and his all-girl regiment of gifted students find themselves trapped in the middle of the mystery. Does fighting the supernatural satisfy the girl’s PE requirement? Find out when class roars back into session for a new spellbinding semester of NEGIMA!?
Rating: TV-MA (D,S)

Patlabor the Mobile Police Ultimate Collection

Giant Robots, sociopaths, madmen waving guns: these aren’t problems the Mobile Police have to deal with every day, these ARE the Mobile Police! But in a world where giant robots called Labors are frequently used for criminal purposes, the boys and girls in blue have to face things that are even bigger and scarier! So when police cadet Noa Izumi comes in to take a pilot aptitude test and instead initiates a high speed chase after a stolen Police Labor, it’s clear that she’s got exactly the right combination of guts, brains and just plain crazy that the Second Special Vehicles Division desperately needs. But fitting into the frequently insane lifestyle of SV2 won’t be easy. She’ll have rivals for the pilot’s seat of the mech that’s stolen her heart, and her patrol duties will include herding whales, exorcising hauntings and fighting rogue military units on top of the usual terrorists. On the other hand, she gets to carry the biggest handgun EVER. The wheels of justice keep turning (or, in this case, running on giant metal legs,) as SV2 hits the street in MOBILE POLICE PATLABOR!
Rating: TV-14 (V)

Hello Kitty & Friends – Let’s Learn Together Collection 1

Hello Kitty and her twin sister Mimmy love to explore and learn new things, and learning becomes even more fun when you have someone to share it with. So you can imagine how excited Kitty is when she learns that her family has new neighbors, the Berry family, who also have a set of twins, Amy and Eric! And they’re the same age as Kitty and Mimmy! Plus, Amy and Eric also have another brother named Harry, who is really smart! That’s three new friends to go out and have adventures with! Whether they’re learning to tell time, fold origami or just help around the house, there’s always something new to discover in HELLO KITTY & FRIENDS – LET’S LEARN TOGETHER!
Rating: TVG

Hello Kitty & Friends – Let’s Learn Together Collection 2

Hello Kitty loves learning new things, and now that Kitty and her twin sister Mimmy have three new friends, it seems like there’s never enough time for all the adventures they could have. But that doesn’t mean that they’re not going to try! From experimenting with shapes and learning to take care of flowers, to studying dance and the rules for visiting other people’s houses, it’s all very educational and exciting. If you want to have lots of fun and discover new and amazing things, come join Kitty, Mimmy and the three Berry children, Amy, Eric, and Harry, and share the friendship and wonder as they explore the world around them in HELLO KITTY & FRIENDS – LET’S LEARN TOGETHER!
Rating: TVG

Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Take On Me

Yuta and Rikka may have finally started to come to terms with the various delusions that have run their lives, but as their relationship becomes progressively more real, their development as a couple seems to be increasingly in danger of stalling out! When your relationship is partially the result of a series of fantasies, what can reality serve up that’s equal to the make-believe? Rikka’s sister decides that she’s going to move to Italy and take Rikka with her, and the solution that Rikka and Yuta decide on is both improbably logical and unrealistically practical: They’re going to elope! For real! Get ready for the ultimate fantasy road trip as our two young would-be lovers take off a whirlwind tour of the real Japan in Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! -Take On Me-!
Rating: TV-14

NOTE: K-ON Premium Box Set is delayed until February 19, 2019


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: UQ HOLDER!

November 27, 2018

UQ Holder! Complete Collection

When you’re the grandson of a famous hero, you’d think that your life would be interesting, but Tota Konoe is stuck in the dullest place he can imagine! He can’t even leave his tiny village until he can defeat his teacher and foster parent Yukihime, and she seems to be impossibly powerful. Then everything changes when Yukihime is attacked and Tota learns that both she and Tota himself aren’t who or what Tota thought they were! Now Tota has a new, impossibly long life ahead of him and an amazing destiny that ties in with the fate of his grandfather, the legendary Negi Springfield! Get ready for vampires, demons and magic users galore as Tota discovers the perils of being a member of the world’s most exclusive organization as a UQ HOLDER!
Rating: TV-MA (D,V)


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With a lot of their titles mysteriously appearing on CR all of a sudden, I’m expecting some Quid Pro Quo announcements from Sentai


#1353

That’s right. Hasn’t there been around 15 or so Sentai Filmworks shows uploaded to Crunchyroll since November 2nd?


#1355

TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: AKAME GA KILL!, DEN-NOH COIL (Maiden Japan) & CORPSE PRISON 2 (SWITCHBLADE PICTURES)

December 4, 2018

AKAME GA KILL! COMPLETE COLLECTION

When Tatsumi set off for the Capital, it was with fantasies of earning riches for his poverty-stricken hometown. Instead, his friends were murdered and Tatsumi finds himself at the center of a bloody revolution. With an evil Prime Minister, the Secret Police, and the armies of an Empire on one side, and the elite assassins known as Night Raid and a handful of rebels on the other, it might sound like an impossible battle for Tatsumi’s new allies to win. However the playing field is leveled with the addition of a legendary set of unstoppable weapons, the Imperial Arms. Unfortunately, to use an Imperial Arm is practically a death sentence in itself, for while the Arms are indestructible, few wielders can survive using them for long in AKAME GA KILL – THE COMPLETE COLLECTION!
Rating: TV-MA (L,V)

DEN-NOH COIL COMPLETE COLLECTION

When Yuko “Yasako” Okonogi wears her digitally-augmented glasses to view e-space, she sees an amazing series of images, information and programs laid on top of the “real” world around her. But when her family moves to Daikoku City, Yasako discovers that the e-space has a dark side as well. Her new classmates are involved in e-hacking, and the urban legends about dangerous entities hidden in the programming become much more believable when she learns that one of their friends might have died chasing one. Scariest of all, Yasako soon realizes that she has missing memories! Did something happen to her? And did it happen in our world or one that shouldn’t even exist? To find out, she’ll have to take a journey through the digital looking glass and learn the shocking secrets of the DEN-NOH COIL!
Rating: TV-14

Corpse Prison Movie 2 Blu-Ray

They thought they were coming to study a mysterious town hidden in the mountains of Japan. Instead, they’ve discovered that their Professor brought them to Yasaka for a much darker purpose. Now Mikoto and the other girls are trapped in a monstrous nightmare. As the villagers become increasingly more insane, the college students find themselves at the center of arcane rituals focused on blood and rotting flesh. Their only chance is to escape, but their captors are far too numerous and know the lay of the local land far too well. The horror continues as the second feature film based on the Muroi Masane’s hit online horror manga “Shishugoku” builds to its bloodcurdling conclusion!
Rating: 17+


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TUESDAY NEW RELEASES: DIVE!! & PRINCESS TUTU

December 11, 2018

DIVE!! COMPLETE COLLECTION

Tomoki Sakai has loved the sport of diving since he was a child, and there’s no place he’d rather be than the high board at the Mizuki Diving Club. Unfortunately, the MDC’s having hard time staying afloat financially and there’s a sinking certainty that the club is about to drown in a sea of its own debt. Fiery female coach Kayoko Asaki has a bold plan to throw the club a lifeline, but it’s going to require achieving something that’s almomost impossible: get one of the club’s members on the National team for the next Olympics! Can this struggling group of young athletes pool their talents in time to resuscitate their club, or will they make the ultimate belly flop? It’s time to sink or swim as the whole team leaps for the gold in DIVE!!
Rating: TV-PG

Princess Tutu Complete Series Blu-Ray

Once there was a writer, a creator of tales, who was blessed with the ability to bring his stories to life. But when the writer dies before his story is finished, what becomes of the characters left behind? For the girl known as Duck, the world changed when an old man gave her a pendant that transformed the duck that she was into a young girl. Now she must gather the shards of a shattered Prince’s heart and finish the story of the Prince and the Raven. But that will require Duck to make a sacrifice of her own? Enter a world of dance and wonder as ballet, myth and romance come together in the anime hailed as a modern classic, PRINCESS TUTU.
Rating: TV-14