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The Lost Worlds of Gerry Anderson Coming In November!

Gerry Anderson created – or co-created with his then wife Sylvia Anderson – a series of beloved TV shows like Mike Mercury: Supercar, Fireball XL-5, Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet. Not to mention live-action shows like Space: 1999, UFO and Space Precinct.

Now several rare Gerry Anderson productions – like his first never-before-seen puppet film Here Comes Kandy, The Investigator, and Space Police (which became the template for Space Precinct) have been collected for the MPI DVD release The Lost Worlds of Gerry Anderson.

The Lost Worlds of Gerry Anderson will be in stores on November 14th.

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VIZ Media Announces Home Media Release of Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection!

The three Ranma ½ theatrical films and eleven episode-length Original Video Adventures that followed the original gender-bending anime series are being released on home media as part of the Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection.

The Blu-ray release will also contain a 32-page booklet, and clean opening and ending credits. The DVD release will only have the clean opening and ending credits.

Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection will be in stores on September 19th.

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Pokémon Advanced Complete Collection Comes Home!

Pokémon Advanced Complete Collection – forty episodes concluding one Pokémon era and starting another – is coming to home video on May 16th.

Pokémon Advanced is both the sixth season of the Pokémon animated series and the first season of Pokémon The Series: Ruby and Sapphire – in which Ash says farewell to his old friends and sets out on a journey with a new Trainer named May, and her brother Max.

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VIZ Media Releases Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel In Manga & Home Video!

One of the greatest battles in Pokémon history is being released as both manga and home video: Pokémon The Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel.

In the latest adventure, Ash meets the Mythical Pokémon, Volcanion, when it crashes down from the sky, creating a cloud of dust – and a mysterious force binds the two of them together.

The manga version of Pokémon The Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel is in stores now; the DVD will be available on March 21st.

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Sherlock: Season Four – The Brilliant Outweighs The Awful!

The return of Sherlock after an absence of two years – not counting the one-off The Abominable Bride – set audience records then dropped off precipitously. Of its three 90-minute episodes, one was brilliant, one was much better than the average mystery/procedural and the final had great moments but also a number of obvious flaws.

If you binge all three episodes, though, it is easily apparent that Sherlock’s worst was better than most shows’ best – as the fourth season DVD set shows. Plus there’s two hours of pretty darned decent bonus material.

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Home Video: There’s Two New Whos For 2017!

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Doctor Who: The Return of Dr. Mysterio: Matt Lucas as Nardole, Charity Wakefield as Lucy, Justin Chatwin as The Ghost and Peter Capaldi as The Doctor

BBC Home Entertainment is releasing two new Doctor Who Adventures early in 2017 – Doctor Who: The Return of Dr. Mysterio and Doctor Who: Power of the Daleks. Both adventures will be available in Blu-ray and DVD.

Doctor Who: The Return of Dr. Mysterio is this year’s Christmas special featuring Peter Capaldi as Doctor Twelve, while Doctor Who: Power of the Daleks is the animated recreation of the first adventure of Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor (we gave the televised run an B+).

Also from BBC Home Entertainment in the first quarter of 2017: Blood of the Vikings: First Blood; Shetland: Season Three; Doctor Blake Mysteries: Season Three; Mrs. Bradley Mysteries; Porridge; Spy in the Wild: Part One; London Road; Elizabeth at 90; Arthur: King of the Britons, and Wild Africa/Tiny Giants 4K UHD.

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VIZ Media Unleashes Two Pokémon Collections for December!

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Pokémon fans have two new home video collections to look forward to – Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Collection and Pokémon the Series: X·Y Kaloes Quest DVD Set 2.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Collection is a Blu-ray steelbook collection of four movies: The Rise of Darkrai, Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Arceus and the Jewel of Life, and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

Pokémon the Series: X·Y Kaloes Quest DVD Set 2 collects the second season of the popular XY series.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Collection is available now; Pokémon the Series: X·Y Kaloes Quest DVD Set 2 will be released on December 13th. Follow the jump for details.

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BBC Home Entertainment Releases New Gift Sets For 2016 Holiday Season!

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Whether you, or someone you know, loves William Shakespeare, The Doctor, Swedish detective Kurt Wallander or Douglas Adams’ Girk Gently, BBC Home Entertainment has a DVD or Blu-ray set for you.

Just in time for the holidays, the company is releasing several gift sets that cover all your bases, including The BBC Shakespeare 400th Anniversary Gift Set, Wallander: The Complete Collection, Wild Africa/Tiny Giants Ultra High-Definition, the original Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and more.

Read on for the complete list.

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It’s Not Paranoia If… Trailer: If There’s a Hell Below!

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A journalist looking for a juicy story; an NSA employee with a juicy story to leak. Someone knows they’re meeting.

If There’s a Hell Below is the latest low-fi thriller from Dark Sky Films. It will be available on home video on December 6th. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Record Setting Sausage Party Comes To Home Video!

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The story of a Frank, a hot dog who learns the awful truth about the religion believed by the groceries in a supermarket, is one of the funniest films of the year (we gave the film a B+).

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s Sausage Party – the highest grossing R-rated animated film ever – is coming to home video on November 8th.

To check out the bonus features to be found on the 4K, Blu-ray and DVD releases, read on.

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VIZ Media Releasing Naruto Shippunden DVD Set 28 – Shadow of the Anbu!

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Years before he became Naruto’s teacher, Kakashi, must deal with loss while investigating illegal genetic experimentation.

The Naruto Shippenden story arc Shadow of the Anbu comes to DVD on October 4th, with the release of Naruto Shippunden Set 28. Details follow the break.

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