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    Mill Creek Entertainment brings three more Ultraman sets to DVD in North America for the first time! Photos courtesy of Mill Creek. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS Source: Mill Creek Entertainment Special Thanks to Spencer Kopp, CJ Johnsen and J.W. Starrett Mill Creek Entertainment is excited to present the North American DVD* debut of three Ultraman titles. This exciting debut comes off the back of Mill Creek Entertainment’s license of the available Ultraman back-catalogue via international distribution company Indigo Entertainment, from the revolutionary team at Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. The ULTRAMAN ZEARTH Double Feature includes the 1996 movie ULTRAMAN ZEARTH ウルトラマンゼアス, Urutoraman Zeasu) and its 1997 sequel, ULTRAMAN ZEARTH 2 (ウルトラマンゼアス2 超人大戦・光と影, Urutoraman Zeasu Tsū: Chōjin Taisen Hikari to Kage). Zearth was introduced as part of the 30th anniversary of Ultraman, and offered a more comedic take on the franchise with

    Photo courtesy of Tsuburaya Productions. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS © ULTRAMAN DECKER PRODUCTION CONSORTIUM・TV TOKYO Source: Tsuburaya Productions Official Sites: https://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/anime/ultraman_decker/, https://m-78.jp/decker/ (Japan) Official Twitter: twitter.com/ultraman_series Hironobu Kageyama, Hiroki Matsumoto and Takeshi Tsuruno. Photo courtesy of Tsuburaya Productions. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS © ULTRAMAN DECKER PRODUCTION CONSORTIUM・TV TOKYO Tsuburaya Productions has announced the Japanese home video release for their latest Ultraman show, ULTRAMAN DECKER (ウルトラマンデッカー, Urutoraman Dekkā). ULTRAMAN DECKER Blu-ray BOX VOL.I (『​ウルトラマンデッカー』Blu-ray BOX VOL.I、Urutoraman Dekkā Blu-ray BOX VOL.1), will be available from BANDAI NAMCO ARTS on December 23, 2022 with VOL.II following on March 24, 2023. ULTRAMAN DECKER was created as a homage to ULTRAMAN DYNA, the second of the beloved "Heisei Trilogy" series known as “TDG” series (ULTRAMAN TIGA, ULTRAMAN DYNA and ULTRAMAN GAIA), which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The ULTRAMAN DECKER Blu-ray BOXes use a special walnut box design. Each volume includes a 24-page,

    Photo courtesy of Arrow Films. © 1965 Toei Co., Ltd. This September Arrow Brings One of Japan’s Most Important Cinematic Works to Home Video for the First Time Source: Arrow Films, MVD Entertainment Special Thanks to Audrey Faine Photo courtesy of Arrow Films. © 1965 Toei Co., Ltd. Japanese director Tomu Uchida (BLOODY SPEAR AT MOUNT FUJI, THE MAD FOX) directed 70 films over a career that spanned nearly 50 years. The crowning moment of Uchida's legendary career would come in 1965 with the release of the epic crime drama, A FUGITIVE FROM THE PAST (飢餓海峡, Kiga Kaikyō, 1965). On September 27, Arrow brings this stunning masterpiece to home video outside of Japan for the first time. In 1947, a freak typhoon sends a passenger ferry running between Hokkaido and mainland Japan plunging to the ocean depths, with hundreds of lives lost. During the chaos, three men

    ROYAL SPACE FORCE – The Wings of Honnêamise 4K Remastered Memorial Box Available November 4th Source: Section23 Films press release Special Thanks to Mike Bailiff Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its November slate of releases which includes a special collaboration with Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc. to distribute ROYAL SPACE FORCE – The Wings of Honnêamise the first feature-length animated film by renowned anime studio GAINAX. The film has been remastered in stunning 4K in honor of the legendary film’s 35th anniversary. Product details follow, in order of release...   Coming November 2022 Photo courtesy of Section23 Films. FATE/KALEID LINER PRISMA ILLYA 2WEI! Published by:    Sentai Filmworks Distributed by:   Section23 Films Run Time:         500 min. Street Date:      11/1/2022 Format:             BD Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles SRP:                 $79.98 Magical

    Photo courtesy of Mill Creek. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS Source: Mill Creek Entertainment press release Special Thanks to JW Starrett and Chris Johnsen   On July 10, 2022 Mill Creek Entertainment is excited to be a part of the annual, internationally celebrated ULTRAMAN DAY! As the exclusive North American home video distributor of the majority of the Ultraman series, Mill Creek boasts an unmatched deep catalog of Ultraman releases, featuring Complete Series sets, collectible SteelBook® titles, Movies & Specials Collections, all released over the past 4 years on DVD and high-definition Blu-ray™! In honor of Ultraman Day 2022, Mill Creek is offering ALL its Ultraman titles currently in stock at 50% off MSRP!   And that is not all! From 7/1-7/10, Mill Creek is holding DAILY “Enter-to-Win” contests via their social media accounts! Visit https://www.facebook.com/MillCreekEnt starting June 30 to enter. Each daily contest will

    Get 50% off all Ultraman Blu-rays and DVDs at DeepDiscount.com. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS Source: Mill Creek Entertainment Special Thanks to Chris Johnsen and Spencer Kopp   Photo courtesy of Mill Creek. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS Ultraman Day 2022 is coming up fast on July 10, 2022!  To celebrate another year of everyone's favorite legendary warrior, Mill Creek Entertainment is having a GIGANTIC SALE on all Ultraman DVD's and Blu-rays, and a HUGE GIVEAWAY of Ultraman Blu-rays every day through July 10th.   Through July 10 50% off ALL Ultraman DVDs, Blu-rays, and Steelbooks on DeepDiscount.com (Movies, Complete Series, Steelbooks...EVERYTHING, including ULTRA Q and NEO ULTRA Q)   Through July 9 Daily Blu-ray Giveaways. Follow Mill Creek on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for details on how to enter. Five winners per day. Each daily giveaway entry also

    Available For The First Time In North America,  Highly Anticipated 7-disc Dvd Collection To Be Made Available Directly To Fans On September 6, 2022 From Shout! Factory Source: Shout! Factory press release Special Thanks to Tom Chen Photo courtesy of Shout! Factory. ©Ishimori Production Inc. and Toei Company, Ltd. ©Toei Company, Ltd. The Super Sentai franchise, spanning 46 different series and concepts, had been going strong in Japan for many years.  Shout! Factory, in collaboration with eOne, is proud to present a special Super Sentai collection, CHIKYUU SENTAI FIVEMAN: THE COMPLETE SERIES, available directly to fans beginning September 6. This highly collectible 7-DVD collection contains all thrilling 48 episodes presented in Japanese with English subtitles. A must-have for enthusiasts and collectors to complete their pop culture library, SUPER SENTAI: CHIKYUU SENTAI FIVEMAN: THE COMPLETE SERIES is available for pre-order now from

    Available for the First Time in North America,  Bring Home This Highly Anticipated 7-Disc Blu-ray Collection Source: Shout! Factory press release Special Thanks to Tom Chen Photo courtesy of Shout! Factory. ©Ishimori Production Inc. and Toei Company, Ltd. In continued celebration of the landmark series’ 50th anniversary, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Toei Company Ltd., is proud to present a special Kamen Rider collection, KAMEN RIDER KUUGA: THE COMPLETE SERIES on national home entertainment shelves in September 20, 2022. Available for the first time in North America, this long-awaited 7-Disc Blu-ray set contains all 49 action-packed episodes from the original Japanese master and features separate subtitle tracks (Japanese only subtitle track and Japanese + Grongi language translation). KAMEN RIDER KUUGA: THE COMPLETE SERIES is a must-have for loyal fans and pop-culture collectors. Pre-order is available now at ShoutFactory.com. Fans who order KAMEN

    Source: MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler   Photo courtesy of MVD Entertainment. SRS Cinema and distributor MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win the new DVD edition of ZILLAFOOT,  an epic kaiju homage to the Toho monsters and Tsuburaya heroes.   A UFO lands on Earth, unleashing a giant monster that is half lizard, half gorilla - Zillafoot! The monster rampages, decimating any military response and even awakening a strange dinosaur. Now it's up to scientists and the final member of the famed Ultrasquad to face the new threats and save humanity   The ZILLAFOOT DVD will be ravailable from SRS Cinema on October 5. The suggested retail price is $19.95. OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES and INFORMATION Prize: A. There are five (5) prizes, each consisting of

    Source: MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler   Photo courtesy of MVD Entertainment. ©2020 Monster Seafood Wars Production Committee SRS Cinema and distributor MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win the new DVD edition of the  independent daikaiju film MONSTER SEAFOOD WARS (三大怪獣グルメ, San Daikaijū Gurume, 2020).  In the latest film from tdirector Minoru Kawasaki (THE WORLD SINKS EXCEPT JAPAN, MONSTER X STRIKES BACK/ ATTACK THE G8 SUMMIT!) and screenwriter Masakazu Migita (ULTRAMAN TIGA), Yuta, a young master at the Tsukiji Fish Market, accidentally drops his meal of mixed seafood into the Sumida River. Some time afterwards a gigantic mutated squid monster arises from the depths and begins to wreak havoc upon an awe-stricken Tokyo. Attempts by the Japan Self-Defense Forces to stop the creature prove futile. As it seems things couldn't get any worse an enormous mutant octopus

    Photo courtesy of Arrow Video. ©Sony Pictures Source: Arrow Video US, MVD Entertainment Group press release Special Thanks to Clint Weiler Zombies! Werewolves! Atomic Mutation! Intergalactic Avians! Arrow Video US and MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win the Limited Edition Blu-ray set COLD WAR CREATURES: FOUR FILMS FROM SAM KATZMAN, a quartet of classic terrors to take you back to the golden age of B-Movie Monsters! Photo courtesy of Arrow Video. ©Sony Pictures A mob boss hires an ex-Nazi scientist to reanimate his dead thugs in CREATURE WITH THE ATOM BRAIN (1955). An auto-accident survivor is used as an experimental subject to create a vaccine for nuclear fall-out with hair-raising side-effects in THE WEREWOLF (1956). Treasure hunters get more than they bargained for in the search for a cargo of diamonds that went down with a sunken ship when

    The classic series THE ULTRAMAN and ULTRAMAN 80 come to DVD in North America for the first time! Photos courtesy of Mill Creek. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS Source: Mill Creek Entertainment Special Thanks to JW Starrett and Kirsten Van Peursem Mill Creek Entertainment is offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win their new DVD sets of Tsuburaya Productions’ THE ULTRAMAN and ULTRAMAN 80. The sets feature audio of the original Japanese soundtracks with English subtitles. Episode guide booklets are also included. THE ULTRAMAN (ザ☆ウルトラマン, Za Urutoraman, 1979-80) is the eighth Ultraman television series and the first Ultraman anime show. The animation was done by Sunrise, the studio that has received international acclaim for their hugely popular MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM franchise. The show's hero, Ultraman Joneus, is a legendary warrior who hails from U40, a Star of Ultra outside of the Land of Light. Joneus made his first

    Source: MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler   Photo courtesy of MVD Entertainment. SRS Cinema and distributor MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win the new DVD edition of the 1984 Korean movie WAR OF THE GOD MONSTERS. Released in its native country as THE UNDEAD BEAST (비천괴수, Bicheongoesu) and marketed internationally as THE FLYING MONSTER (飛天怪獸, Hiten Kaiju), this kaiju classic has never been released in North America until now!   Dr. Kim believes that ancient dinosaurs are waking up due to global warming rapidly melting the glaciers where they have slept for thousands of years. The recently widowed scientist, now in isolation to study his theories outside the judgemental eye of the public, struggles to find balance with his obsession and raising his young daughter, Sohee. A reporter, named Kang Ok-hee, discovers his hideout and

    Source: MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler Photo courtesy of MVD. MVD Entertainment is offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win their new Collector's Edition Blu-ray of THE DARK (1979), a chilling tale of alien terror f rom director John "Bud" Cardos (KINGDOM OF THE SPIDERS, MUTANT). A writer (William Devane, ROLLING THUNDER) takes a personal interest in a series of baffling, shocking murders in Los Angeles ... and evidence suggests the suspect may not be human. Every night "The Mangler" stalks the streets, attacking and mutilating random victims. On the creature's trail is TV reporter Zoe Owens (Cathy Lee Crosby, COACH) and police detective Dave Mooney (Richard Jaeckel, THE DIRTY DOZEN), but the truth behind the murders is far more strange and horrifying than they could ever imagine in this cult classic featuring Keenan Wynn (DR. STRANGELOVE), Casey Kasem (radio legend and "American

      Photo courtesy of Arrow Films. © KADOKAWA Source: Arrow Video US, MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler Photo courtesy of Arrow Films. © KADOKAWA Arrow Video US and MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win their new Blu-ray of Daiei's BLIND BEAST (盲獣, Mōjū, 1969), a grotesque portrait of the bizarre relationship between a blind sculptor and his captive muse, adapted from a short story from Japan's foremost master of the macabre, Edogawa Rampo (Horrors of Malformed Men, The Black Lizard, Caterpillar). An artist's model, Aki (Mako Midori), is abducted, and awakens in a dark warehouse studio whose walls are decorated with outsized women's body parts - eyes, lips, legs and breasts - and dominated by two recumbent giant statues of male and female nudes. Her kidnapper introduces himself as Michio (Eiji Funakoshi), a blind sculptor whom she

    Source: MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler Photo courtesy of MVD. Unearthed Films and MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win their new Blu-ray of the Japanese horror classic EVIL DEAD TRAP ( 死霊の罠, Shiryō no wana, 1988). Directed by Toshiharu Ikeda (MERMAID LEGEND) and originally produced by Japan Home Video, the movie features special effects created by Shinichi Wakasa, monster-suit maker for several Godzilla, Gamera and Ultraman films. A TV station employee takes a camera crew out to an abandoned factory to investigate a purported snuff film that was made there, only to end up running for her life. Nami hosts a late night home video program. She receives a tape which appears to be a real snuff film. She and her crew investigate the location where she meets a man looking for his brother who warns her to

    Source: Shout! Factory press release Special Thanks to Shannon Meehan Photo courtesy of Shout! Factory. © 2020 SHIROBAKO PROJECT A love letter to the anime industry, the highly anticipated new film SHIROBAKO The Movie (劇場版 SHIROBAKO, Gekijōban Shirobako, 2020) will be released on digital download and on Blu-ray+ DVD combo pack on October 26, 2021 from Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory. The fan-favorite anime about making anime makes its home entertainment debut following a North American theatrical release this summer. Bonus features on the Blu-ray + DVD combo pack release include a teaser and trailer never before seen in North America, and a 4-page booklet with stunning character art.   SHIROBAKO The Movie is the eagerly awaited sequel to the television anime series of the same name, which has also been adapted as a manga series. SHIROBAKO The Movie’s director Tsutomu Mizushima (GIRLS UND

    Photo courtesy of Well Go USA. Source: Well Go USA, ddPR Special Thanks to Leif Helland Photo courtesy of Well Go USA. Well Go USA Entertainment is offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win a Blu-ray of the acomedy-drama MIDNIGHT DINER (深夜食堂,  Shēnyè shítáng, 2019). Based on the celebrated manga series Shin’ya Shokudo  by Yaro Abe and previously adapted into the critically-acclaimed TV series in Japan, Korea and China, the cinematic version of MIDNIGHT DINER is set in a little restaurant in an inconspicuous lane of Shanghai, Tony Leung Ka-Fai (ONCE UPON A TIME IN HONG KONG) makes his directorial debut and plays the leading role of a man who makes a set of special food for each guest who visits the restaurant and listens everyone's story.  MIDNIGHT DINER also stars Deng Chao (SHADOW), Eddie Peng (OPERATION MEKONG), and Vision Wei (LOST IN WHITE).

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