Section23 Films Announces September 2020 Slate

Home video distributor Section23 Films has announced its September 2020 slate of releases which includes Sentai Filmworks hit comedy series, Wasteful Days of High School Girls available on Blu-ray September 22, 2020.

Product details follow, in order of release

Coming September 2020

Title: THE DEMON GIRL NEXT DOOR
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 300 min.
Street Date: 9/1/2020
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $69.98

SYNOPSIS: When Yuko Yoshida wakes up one morning to discover that she’s sprouted horns and a tail, she learns something that her mother has been meaning to tell her. You know that battle between the Light and Dark that’s been going on since the dawn of time? Well, Yuko’s family are the bad guys. So now, Yuko has to defeat a local magical girl to win back some of her family’s vanquished power so they can afford to go to the all-you-can-eat pancake restaurant. And, of course, it turns out that the Magical Girl goes to Yuko’s school, but Momo’s really nice and keeps rescuing Yuko, which is pretty embarrassing and leaves Yuko rather conflicted… but… all you can eat pancakes? Sometimes you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t when you’re The Demon Girl Next Door.

Title: DIABOLIK LOVERS
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 360 min.
Street Date: 9/8/2020
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $69.98

SYNOPSIS: No matter how worried beautiful young Yui Komori might have been when she was mysteriously sent away to a new home, nothing could have prepared her for the shock of meeting the new “family” awaiting her. Because while the six Sakamaki brothers might be very attractive, they’re also all vampires and Yui is the kind of girl they’ve been looking for. And if keeping one brood of nosferatu from draining her, emotionally and otherwise, wasn’t bad enough, there are even more sinister forces at work, and soon a second quartet of undead brothers, the Mukamis, arrive with plans to make Yui their permanent dinner guest. It’s not just Yui’s life that’s in danger, but her very soul as she enters a world of salacious nightmares and forbidden fantasies in Diabolik Lovers and Diabolik Lovers II – More,Blood.

Title: BODACIOUS SPACE PIRATES
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 650 min.
Street Date: 9/15/2020
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $69.98

SYNOPSIS: When Marika Kato learns that her late father was the captain of a pirate ship, it’s the second biggest surprise of her life. The biggest? Learning that his crew needs her to take over her father’s old job due to the terms of their Privateer’s contract. It looks like joining her school’s yacht club is certainly about to pay off for Marika, because who wants to go into space piracy without a bunch of friends their own age to keep it fun? Toss in some outer space rivals, princesses in peril, and a pirate crew pulling double duty as high school teachers, and the next voyage of the good ship Benten Maru is going to be one of the wildest adventures ever. Batten down the hatches and prepare to kick some booty with Bodacious Sprace Pirates – The Complete Collection.

Title: Z/X CODE REUNION
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 300 min.
Street Date: 9/15/2020
Format: BD
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $49.98

SYNOPSIS: Years ago, interdimensional gates opened across our world, allowing beings from five warring dimensions to expand their battles to the Earth. Now amidst an uneasy peace, some humans are entering into pacts with the Z/X. For one young woman this is a simple choice: Azumi Kakamigahara can sign a pact with the beautiful Z/X known as Rigel, or succumb to the disease that has left her comatose for much of her life. What Azumi doesn’t expect is that it means moving to a new Academy where teams of young women and their Z/X partners are being secretly trained to face the next wave of hostile attackers… and no sooner have Azumi and her new friends arrived than the enemy launches its first attack on their school in Z/X Code Reunion.

Title: WASTEFUL DAYS OF HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 300 min.
Street Date: 9/22/2020
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $69.98

SYNOPSIS: Tanaka Nozomu isn’t exactly brilliant. But, given that her only goal for high school was to get a boyfriend, who else would fail to realize that attending an all-girls school was a bad idea? Well, there’s always the fallback plan of getting other girls to introduce her to boys they know. Too bad that Tanaka’s “bright” idea of giving her classmates nicknames based on less attractive character traits has caused her un-flattered friends “Robo” (for her apparent lack of emotions) and “Wota” (a reference to a creepy otaku types), as well as not-friends like “Loli” (who’s hypersensitive about her petite size,) to “reward” Tanaka with the special nickname of “Baka” (“idiot”), which is quickly adopted by the entire student body. Well, maybe the second week of school will be better in Wasteful Days of High School Girls.

Title: LADY DEATH
Published by: ADV Films
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 80 min.
Street Date: 9/29/2020
Format: BD
Language: English
SRP: $19.98

SYNOPSIS: The goth sensation from Chaos. Comics helped launch a generation of “Boobs and Blades” in comics, film, and pop art culminating in Lady Death: The Motion Picture. This feature-length animated film captures everything good, gory, and sexy about Hell’s hottest angel.

Title: MORIBITO ~ GUARDIAN OF THE SPIRIT
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 650 min.
Street Date: 9/29/2020
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $69.98

SYNOPSIS: Balsa’s prowess in battle is legendary, but the weight of death bears heavily on the spear-wielding mercenary’s soul. To atone, she has sworn to save eight lives, no matter what the cost, and now only one life remains. Prince Chagum has been blessed with the power to stave off the droughts that threaten to starve and destroy his father’s empire, but he has been accused of being possessed by evil spirits, and court officials have set his own father against him. Condemned to death, he is saved by Balsa’s intervention and now, together, the two must unravel the secret of Chagum’s powers and the spirit behind them… before the armies sent to murder them can succeed! The best-selling novels from internationally acclaimed fantasy master Nahoko Uehashi are unleashed in the epic animated masterpiece Moribito ~ Guardian of the Spirit.

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