Sentai Filmworks & Section23 Announce New Aug. Titles Including "Samurai Girls"
Sentai Filmworks and Section23 Films have announced three new anime licenses set for August releases. The first is Samurai Girls (Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls), an action series from ARMS (Ikki Tousen Dragon Destiny, Queen’s Blade). Its complete collection will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on 8/23/11 for $59.98 (DVD) and $69.98 (Blu-ray). It runs 300 minutes and will contain both English and Japanese languages.
Night Raid, a thriller from A-1 Pictures (Birdy the Mighty Decode, Wagnaria!!) based on historical events, gets a complete collection on 8/16/11 for $59.98 (DVD) and $69.98 (Blu-ray). It runs 400 minutes. Like Samurai Girls, it is bilingual.
Third, Kobato, a fantasy series from Madhouse, comes to DVD on 8/9/11 for $49.98. Unlike the other two new releases, this will be in Japanese with English subtitles only.
Additionally, the following DVDs are coming in August: (both subtitled only)
* Maid-Sama Collection 2: 8/2/11 – 325 min. – $49.98
* Neo Angelique Abyss Complete Collection: 8/30/11 – 650 min. – $59.98