Section23 Films Announces June 2019 Releases

Home video distributor Section23 Films has announced its June 2019 slate of releases featuring Hozuki’s Coolheadedness 2, the continuing comedy series from Sentai Filmworks. Available on Blu-ray and DVD on June 11, 2019.

Product details follow, in order of release

Coming June 2019

Title: GODANNAR BLU-RAY
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 650 min.
Street Date: 6/4/2019
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $89.98

SYNOPSIS: Five years ago, Goh, the pilot of the giant robot Dannar, rescued Anna Aoi as the monstrous Mimetic Beasts attempted to wipe human life from the planet. Now the Beasts are back, but Goh’s not going back into battle alone. Not only does his new bride-to-be Anna have a mech of her own, but their “his and her” giant robots are designed to mate together to form the ultimate in alien-smashing technology, the mighty Godannar! Unfortunately, while they may have the perfect partnership on the battlefield, things aren’t running so smoothly on the home front and when “the other woman” from Goh’s past suddenly returns, the rifts that are opened may be wide enough to put the entire defense of mankind in jeopardy! Can an international supporting cast of the wildest giant robot pilots ever hold the line until Goh and Anna can come together in the cockpit, join interlocking parts and create the perfect marriage of man, woman and machine? It’s time to love, honor and kick serious monster ass as family ties go nuclear in GODANNAR!

Title: ROYAL SPACE FORCE ~ WINGS OF HONNEAMISE BLU-RAY
Published by: Maiden Japan
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 125 min.
Street Date: 6/4/2019
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $34.98

SYNOPSIS: In a world eerily similar to our own, war between the Kingdom of Honneamise and its archrival, The Republic, seems inevitable. But even as the two nations’ rapidly evolving technology creates new ways to wage greater and more deadly forms of warfare, a small group seeks to use those same advances to propel mankind forward into the future and into space in their world’s first manned spaceflight program. For astronaut candidate Shirotsugh Lhadatt, it’s not just a journey beyond the reach of the atmosphere, but a personal odyssey as he grows from an aimless young man into a leader willing to put everything on the line in order to move the human race forward and away from the brink of Armageddon. Prepare to witness the legendary film that revolutionized the anime industry, launched the careers of dozens of today’s animation superstars and put Studio Gainax forever on the map as one of Japan’s premiere production houses. Staggering animation, brilliant storytelling and a scope that goes beyond epic combine to produce an emotional powerhouse that will send your spirit flying towards the stars with THE ROYAL SPACE FORCE: WINGS OF HONNEAMISE!

Title: HOZUKI’S COOLHEADEDNESS 2
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 650 min.
Street Date: 6/11/2019
Format: BD
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $89.98 $69.98

SYNOPSIS: This is a tale of Hell. The many souls of the dead make their way to the underworld and face the judgement of King Enma. As Enma’s foremost aide, Hozuki is as busy as ever keeping things running. He oversees the punishments of the dead and instructs their tormentors, along with making an occasional inspection of the Mundane World. Together with his usual cohorts, Hozuki will encounter familiar faces from European Hell, a feisty princess, a crane, and other famous Yokai of legend. The exciting and rambunctious days in the underworld continue on!

Title: BASQUASH! BLU-RAY
Published by: Maiden Japan
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 650 min.
Street Date: 6/18/2019
Format: BD
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $89.98

SYNOPSIS: On the planet Earthdash, the infrastructure is crumbling and everyone wants to escape to the technologically advanced lunar city of Mooneyes. Unfortunately for young Dan, who dreams of taking his disabled sister to the moon for medical treatment for her paralyzed legs, only their societies’ most elite are allowed to leave the planet. Dan’s big chance comes when he crashes a game of Bigfoot Basketball, which is played with giant robots, and accidentally revolutionizes the sport. Taking the game to new heights of mayhem and destruction, he gains fame but not fortune or a trip to the moon. Instead, he’ll have to fight his way to the top of a radically changed game while solving a mystery that could affect the future of the entire planet in BASQUASH!

Title: KANAMEMO BLU-RAY
Published by: Maiden Japan
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 325 min.
Street Date: 6/25/2019
Format: BD
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $59.98

SYNOPSIS: 13 is really young to have to take care of yourself, but when her grandmother dies, Kana Nakamachi unexpectedly finds herself out on the street looking for a new place to live. Fortunately, luck takes her to a local newspaper office that needs a new delivery girl and the pay includes room and board! Of course, there are a few problems at first: besides being underage, Kana doesn’t even know how to ride a bike! So, it’s a good thing that her new co-workers are willing to help her out, even if most of them are more than a little eccentric. Between Saki, the group’s elementary school-age chief, sugar-obsessed Yume, her neurotic girlfriend Yuuki, tomboyish Hinata and lecherous Haruka, they’ll get Kana up, on her feet and delivering papers with a smile in KANAMEMO!

Title: HE IS MY MASTER BLU-RAY
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 300 min.
Street Date: 6/25/2019
Format: BD
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $29.98

SYNOPSIS: Yoshitaka Nakabayashi may be young, rich and not unattractive, but as runaway sisters Izumi and Mitsuki Sawatari quickly discover upon becoming Yoshitaka’s new maids, he has some SERIOUS issues. Like his insistence on being called “Master”, and dressing the girls in costumes he creates himself. Unfortunately, Izumi’s personal net worth is in the negative digits, and with Mitsuki and her pet alligator to support, she’ll just have to grin and bear whatever comes out of Yoshitaka’s twisted closet! But the costumes are only the beginning, and when Anna, a third au pair with obsessive issues of her own, joins the party the situation will go from bad to perverse. The rules of dealing with domestic help have never been so completely abused as when the madmen at Gainax (Evangelion, FLCL) unleash their most demented series ever: HE IS MY MASTER!

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