Sentai Filmworks is bringing five new titles to anime fans in the form of Blu-Ray releases. From romantic comedies to fantasy stories, four of these television shows will feature an English dub while one will have the original Japanese audio with English subtitles.
They revealed the list of releases as follows:
Chivalry of a Failed Knight
“Despite the fact that his family has always been powerful Blazers who can manifest weapons or other powers from their souls, Ikki Kurogane’s own abilities are so poor that he’s earned the unfortunate nickname of the “Worst One” around the Hagun Academy. Then things change for Ikki in the most surprising way when Princess Stella Vermillion, the most promising Rank-A Blazer to come along in many years, transfers to Hagun and challenges him to a duel where the loser must obey the winner for the rest of their life. To the shock of both Ikki and the Princess, he wins! And now that the Worst One has inexplicably beaten the legendary Crimson Princess, even if by a complete fluke, life will never be the same for either of them in CHIVALRY OF A FAILED KNIGHT!”
This one will be released as a steelbook edition with a special box and a few extra features.
Saiyuki Reload -Zeroin-
“Hundreds of years ago, the war god Nataku Taishi defeated the monstrous Gyumaoh in battle, imprisoning the foul creature in Houtou Castle. For many years tranquility ruled the land, with humans and the yokai-the spirits of the land-living in peaceful coexistence… until misguided attempts to resurrect Gyumaoh unleashed a wave of negative energy, driving the yokai berserk! To save humanity, and to prevent Gyumaoh from rising once more, the goddess Kanzeon Bosatsu sends the legendary team of Son Goku, Genjo Sanzo, Sha Gojyo, and Cho Hakkai into the west! Their mission: stop the slaughter, discover who is responsible, and ensure that Gyumaoh remains locked away forever. Now four heroes must find a way to work with a mysterious group of potential allies, as the epic saga that began in SAIYUKI RELOAD BLAST continues in SAIYUKI RELOAD ZEROIN!”
Kill Me Baby
“What do you do if one of the girls in your class is both your best friend and secretly an assassin? And if another girl you know says she’s a ninja, and your life is constantly being threatened by other ninjas, hired killers and redheads with mysterious personal vendettas? If you’re Yasuna Oribe, the answer is that you do very little and go on as if as everything is normal, even when the weirdness expands to include escaped bears and killer mosquitos. However, that’s not because Yasuna is incredibly cool and blasé about danger, but more because she might be a few tiles short of a full mahjong set. If it seems like Yasuna’s path through higher education will lead to a premature grave… you just might be right as things get a little crazy in KILL ME BABY!”
“Tomoko Kuroki had only one friend in middle school and her less-than-pleasant personality left her isolated and alone. Then she had a “brilliant” idea: playing lots of romantic video games to learn how to become popular instantly! Now that she’s in high school, however, her plan hasn’t proven to be as clever as she had thought, and rather than fixing her problems, she’s worse off than she was before! But instead of abandoning her scheme, she keeps doubling down, trying to find shortcuts to the popularity she desires. Meanwhile, her family is ill-equipped to deal with the “new” Tomoko, her one friend has undergone a similar mad change, and the biggest trainwreck of a miracle makeover ever is about to unfold in WATAMOTE – NO MATTER HOW I LOOK AT IT, IT’S YOU GUYS’ FAULT I’M NOT POPULAR!”
Love and Lies
“In the world where high school students Yukari and Misaki live, it’s a cold and unfeeling government bureaucracy that decides who marries, and the prospective bride and groom are given little choice in the matter. Which means that even though Yukari wants nothing more than to marry Misaki, that dream is destroyed when he’s ordered to marry Ririna instead. It seems hopeless… or is it? Just as taxes can sometimes be dodged, Cupid has ways of dodging federal regulations and making sure that his arrows fly true, and a potential loophole opens when Ririna reveals that she’s not against Yukari and Misaki being a couple. However, when it appears that Ririna and Yukari are getting closer, things might be getting unexpectedly complicated as a tale of true romance becomes one of LOVE AND LIES!”
‘Love and Lies’ will be release in its original Japanese audio with English subtitles.
The titles will be released between March 7 and March 28, 2023.
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