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    August 2021 Anime & Live Action Blu-ray Releases from Section23 Films

    VINLAND SAGA Available August 31st

    Source: Section23 Films press release
    Special Thanks to Mike Bailiff

    Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its August slate of releases which includes Sentai Filmworks warrior action series, VINLAND SAGA, available on English dubbed Blu-ray August 31st with a Limited Edition Premium Box Set to be released soon.

    Product details follow, in order of release...

    Photo courtesy of Section 23 Films.

     

     

    MAOYU ~ ARCHENEMY & HERO

    Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

    Distributed by:  Section23 Films

    Run Time:         300 min.

    Street Date:      8/3/2021

    Format:             BD

    Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

    SRP:                $49.98

    For 15 years, mankind has fought the dreaded Demon King, but when the heroic warrior known as Hero finally storms the King's Castle, he's shocked to learn that the Demon King is, in fact, a Demon Queen, and she's been waiting for him with a most unusual proposal! As both humans and demons are only united by their common enemies, she points out, it's almost inevitable that no matter which side wins the war, the various factions of the victors will turn on each other.

    However, if the adorable "King" had a collaborator on the human side, together they could end the war in a way that would ensure lasting prosperity for both sides! It's an idea so crazy that it just might work as the most unlikely of partners join forces in MAOYU - ARCHENEMY & HERO!

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    THE MAGNIFICENT KOTOBUKI THE MOVIE

    Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

    Distributed by:  Section23 Films

    Run Time:         119 min.

    Street Date:      8/10/2021

    Format:             BD

    Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

    SRP:                $29.98

    On a barren world almost devoid of life, the only efficient way of distributing essential supplies and cargo between the isolated pockets of civilization is by using giant zeppelin-like airships. Unfortunately, these massive craft are also easy targets for the wolves of the air - sky pirates, who hijack aerial commerce and slaughter the crews.

    That's where birds of prey like Kylie, Reona, Chika, Emma, Kate, Zara and their Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa fighters come in. In a deadly business where a single mistake can mean instant death, the lady falcons of the Kotobuki Squadron will outfly and outshoot anything else in the stratosphere! Get ready to venture where only Angels dare to tread as the epic TV series becomes a spectacular motion picture in THE MAGNIFICENT KOTOBUKI - THE MOVIE!

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    GAKKO*** SCHOOL-LIVE! ANOTHER STORY

    Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

    Distributed by:  Section23 Films

    Run Time:         111 min.

    Street Date:      8/10/2021

    Format:             BD

    Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

    SRP:                $19.98

    What does your school mean to you?  For a handful of students at Megurigaoka Private High School, the answer is going to be salvation as they start their worst day of classes ever.  It begins quietly, with only the fact that some students aren't showing up for classes to hint at what's about to begin.  Then the killing starts as the school's student body start to turn into reanimated student bodies, taking an early lunch break to devour their former classmates! 

    By the time our group of female survivors realizes that they're in the middle of a zombie epidemic, their only chance of staying alive lies in barricading themselves into the building.  What they don't realize yet is that this is only Day One, and they may be living there for the rest of their lives in GAKKO***SCHOOL-LIVE! ANOTHER STORY.

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    MARIA-HOLIC!

    Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

    Distributed by:  Section23 Films

    Run Time:         600 min.

    Street Date:      8/17/2021

    Format:             BD

    Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

    SRP:                $89.98

    Kanako likes girls and guys literally give her the hives, so she thought that attending an all-girls school would be the perfect place to meet the perfect girl. Then her hot new roommate turns out to be a guy in drag. Yikes. And when the most popular girl in school catches Kanako's eye, our poor heroine has to compete with all of the school's OTHER similarly obsessed girls… which seems to be most of them!

    To further complicate things are her roommate's rude maid, their cat-eared dorm leader, her roommate's identical twin sister, and WAY too many other attractive girls, and the question is whether Kanako will die from frustration first, or her almost constant nosebleeds! Still, she may be the girl voted least likely to succeed, but Kanako's not ready to give up on love just yet in the ultimate collection of MARA HOLIC!

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    MY TEEN ROMANTIC COMEDY ~ SNAFU CLIMAX

     

     

    Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

    Distributed by:  Section23 Films

    Run Time:         300 min.

    Street Date:      8/24/2021

    Format:             BD

    Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

    SRP:                $69.98

    High school is coming to an end and a huge portion of Hachiman, Yukino and Yui’s world is about to change, whether they like it or not.  With that realization comes another epiphany:  even though they’ve spent so much time helping others, the three Service Club members still have issues of their own that need working out.  But even as Yukino decides to move back in with her parents and attempt to put that part of her life in order, she accepts the major task of helping plan the graduation prom. 

    Trying to accomplish such a major goal will be one of the hardest jobs the Service Club has ever taken on, but as long as they have each other to rely upon, they’re determined to see it through in the third and final season of MY TEEN ROMANTIC COMEDY SNAFU!

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    VINLAND SAGA

    Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

    Distributed by:  Section23 Films

    Run Time:         600 min.

    Street Date:      8/31/2021

    Format:             BD

    Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

    SRP:                $89.98

    Raised in peace and on fanciful tales of a mythical far-off land without war, young Thorfinn dreams of someday traveling to the fabled Vinland.  That dream is shattered when threats from the legendary Jomsvikings put him in the path of a band of Viking mercenaries, forcing Thorfinn's father to sacrifice himself to the band's leader: Askeladd. 

    Alone and far from home, Thorfinn joins the forces of his father's slayer, determined to compel a duel with the mercenary leader and avenge his father.  However, Thorfinn quickly finds himself ill prepared for a soldier's life in the long war between Denmark and England...where the opportunistic Vikings earn coin by fighting for both sides.  Now he must learn how to fight and survive, even if it means facing friend and clan in battle in VINLAND SAGA!


    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.

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