Section23 Films Haunts October with Flying Witch, Garo

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

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Section23 Films

October is expected to be a busy month for Section23 Films! Appropriate for the month, Flying Witch will receive a Limited Edition Premium Boxset on October 24th. Also, prepare to be spooked by the live-action Garo series! Though I’ve run out of shows I can tie to the spookiness of Halloween, there’s still a lot of good shows coming out in October!

For the full list of Section23 releases, check out the press release below.


SECTION23 FILMS ANNOUNCES OCTOBER SLATE

Flying Witch! Available October 24th

HOUSTON, June 21, 2017 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its October slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks’ Limited Edition Premium Box Set for the supernatural coming-of-age tale, Flying Witch!

Product details follow, in order of release 

Coming October 2017

 

Golden Time

Title:                 GOLDEN TIME COMPLETE COLLECTION BLU-RAY

Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         600 min.

Street Date:      10/3/2017

Format:             BD

Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $79.98

SYNOPSIS:  Banri Tada has seen his share of trouble, but now he’s leaving that behind him and entering law school.  Or that was the plan, but on the first day of class, he finds himself lost and wandering.  Fortunately, while trying to resolve his predicament, he meets Mitsuo, a fellow law student, and together they head to class.  Only to be suddenly confronted with a beautiful woman who, much to Banri’s surprise, slaps Mitsuo in the face with a bouquet of roses.  She’s Koko Kaga, Mitsuo’s self-appointed future bride.  He may have new friends, but if Banri thought his problems were over, he’ll have to cross-examine his conclusion.  Together they’ll juggle life, love and more than a little drama in Golden Time the Complete Collection.

 

Hinako

Title:                 HINAKO COMPLETE COLLECTION

Published by:    Maiden Japan

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         105 min.

Street Date:      10/3/2017

Format:             COMBO

Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $29.98

SYNOPSIS:  Hinako used to be a normal human. Then she was magically changed into an anime character! Now, she mostly does things like play the heroine’s best friend, but, in between anime, she’s got a lot of time on her hands. One of the strange things about Hinako is that, unlike most anime characters, she’s completely aware that she’s being watched! That doesn’t bother her, though. She likes the fact that the viewers are out there, and she considers them her friends. If she’s doing something and thinks of something to say, she’ll just say it to the people she can’t see. Or CAN she see them? The fourth wall is shattered as the most self-aware anime character ever invites you to peek behind the screen and experience the intimate interactive life of Training, Bathing, and even Sleeping with HINAKO!

 

Amagami SS

Title:                 AMAGAMI SS / AMAGAMI SS+ COMPLETE COLLECTION BLU-RAY

Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         975 min.

Street Date:      10/10/2017

Format:             BD

Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $79.98

SYNOPSIS:  It’s rare to get a second chance at love, but Junichi Tachibana is about to get a half dozen of them! Junichi gave up hope of finding his special someone when a date stood him up on Christmas Eve, but fate is about to give him the romantic equivalent of a multiple choice quiz! It seems that there are a lot of girls Junichi knows who are “interested”, and if he picks the right one, and does the right things, he may just find his soul mate. And better yet, if he messes up on the first six or seven tries, he even gets do-overs! It’s the classic story of boy meets girl, girl, girl, girl, girl, and girl again as one guy’s luck with the ladies goes from bad to multi-verse in this complete collection: AMAGAMI SS and AMAGAMI SS+!

 

Persona 4: The Animation

Title:                 PERSONA 4 THE ANIMATION COMPLETE COLLECTION BLU-RAY

Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         670 min.

Street Date:      10/10/2017

Format:             BD

Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $89.98

SYNOPSIS:  When Yu Narukami moves to Inaba to stay with his police detective uncle, he’s hoping that his new life in this small town will be more peaceful than the city. Instead, strange events begin occurring that somehow link Yu to a series of murders that have been happening across town! As a mysterious TV show world attempts to get Yu and his new friends to enter a dark virtual world, they find themselves plunged into a bizarre alternate reality where they gain incredible powers and abilities. Will the skills bestowed on them solve the mysteries behind the killer? Or will their powers lead them to their ultimate doom? Discover the shocking secrets of the Velvet Room and beyond in PERSONA 4: The Complete Collection.

 

Softcel Pictures

Title:                 SLAVE PRINCESS OLIVIA BLU-RAY

Published by:    SoftCel Pictures

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         50 min.

Street Date:      10/10/2017

Format:             BD

Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $19.98

SYNOPSIS:  Using black magic and armies of monsters, the Dark Elf Empire of Keltula conquered and enslaved all the other nations of Midgard, then set its designs on the lands of Mithras. Only the Kingdom of Lindengard stood in their way, but taking courage from the heroics of their warrior princess Oliva, the soldiers of Supreme Ruler Ashbel managed to halt the Keltulan advance. Then, Keltula sent its most ruthless warrior, Cecil, to take command and, using treachery and deceit, he captured 5000 Lindengard troops. To save them, Lindengard’s ruler was forced to accept a horrific bargain: give Oliva to Cecil in exchange for the lives of captured men! Now, stripped of her armor, rank, and freedom, Lindengard’s greatest heroine has become Cecil’s slave and sexual toy, and the nightmare is only beginning for SLAVE PRINCESS OLIVIA!

 

 

Garo

Title:                 GARO TV COLLECTION 1 BLU-RAY

Published by:    Kraken Releasing

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         325 min.

Street Date:      10/17/2017

Format:             BD

Language:         Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $39.98

SYNOPSIS:  For thousands of years, mankind has been under attack by an ancient race of demons: nightmarish creatures that feed off the darkness in men’s souls and enter our world seeking bodies to possess. Against these Horrors, the human race has just one hope: the enchanted weapons and armor of the Makai Knights, a secret legion of warriors, priests, and magic users who stand as humanity’s last line of defense. Get ready for an epic experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen before as famed designer/director Keita Amemiya (Zeram, Kamen Rider Black) and a pantheon of Japan’s top action and horror directors, including Makoto Yokoyama (Power Rangers), Kengo Kaji (Tokyo Gore Police), and Ryu Kaneda (Video Girl Ai), unleash the amazing battle sequences and stunning special effects that revolutionized the world of Japanese horror in GARO!

 

LOVE, CHUNIBYO & OTHER DELUSIONS RIKKA VERSION

Title:                 LOVE, CHUNIBYO & OTHER DELUSIONS RIKKA VERSION

Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         96 min.

Street Date:      10/17/2017

Format:             COMBO

Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $39.98

SYNOPSIS:  It’s just so not fair! Sure, Rikka may be a “chunibyo” afflicted with a state where she’s convinced that she has hidden powers. Maybe she DOES think she has an evil eye that always has to be covered with a patch. But that doesn’t mean that what she believes isn’t real to her, and Rikka knows in her twisted little heart that Yuta Togashi is much more than just another boy. So why is he always pulling away? At long last, here’s the chance to see the world through Rikka’s eyes (or eye, technically, since the evil one is usually covered). Armed with your trusted parasol, you’ll deal with evil high priestess sisters, enchanted animals, and the scariest thing of all, going literally boy crazy in LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS!: RIKKA VERSION!

 

Title:                 FLYING WITCH COMPLETE COLLECTION

Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         300 min.

Street Date:      10/24/2017

Format:             BD, DVD, COMBO

Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $69.98, $59.98, $159.98

SYNOPSIS:  Traditionally, when a witch turns 15, she’s supposed to go out into the world alone to study magic. Makoto’s parents, however, believe that their directionally-challenged daughter should get a high school degree. Instead of being sent out on her own, Makoto and her cat Chito find themselves traveling from the bustling city of Yokohama to Aomori Prefecture, where they’ll stay with relatives until Makoto finishes school. It’s going to be a big adjustment, and it only gets more complicated since “normal” people aren’t supposed to know that witches exist… something that she tends to forget. In the meantime, Makoto, her cousins, and her new friends will have to work just a little harder to adapt to a whole new way of life when the new girl in town is a FLYING WITCH!

 

Log Horizon

Title:                 LOG HORIZON COMPLETE COLLECTION BLU-RAY

Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         1300 min.

Street Date:      10/24/2017

Format:             BD

Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $129.98

SYNOPSIS:  The online fantasy game Elder Tales is a worldwide phenomenon, immersing millions of players in its intricately conceived virtual world. However, the release of the game’s twelfth expansion pack makes that immersion all too literal, as players from around the world are suddenly pulled into the game’s no-longer-fictional universe! Now, eight-year ET veteran Shiroe, his friend Naotsugu, the beautiful assassin Akatsuki, and 30,000 other players are faced with the daunting task of learning how to deal with an entirely new reality, one where the Non-Player Characters are actually alive, and the tips and tricks learned while playing with a keyboard no longer apply. Flesh and blood replace avatars and stat lists, and an entire world stands on the brink of Apocalypse in the ultimate LOG HORIZON SEASON 1 & SEASON 2 complete collection!

 

The Dragon Dentist

Title:                 THE DRAGON DENTIST

Published by:    Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by:  Section23 Films

Run Time:         90 min.

Street Date:      10/31/2017

Format:             COMBO

Language:         English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP:                $39.98

SYNOPSIS:  Going into war against a dragon takes incredible courage, but even that danger pales in comparison to the hazards of young Nonoko’s job. As a Dragon Dentist, she’s charged with venturing into the jaws of the country’s dragon protector to keep its pearly canines free of plaque, decay, and other debris. One day, Nonoko discovers an unconscious soldier between her dragon’s teeth instead of a cavity, and she finds herself caught up in a series of events that have been foretold to bring disaster to her people! Get ready for an incredible brush with destiny that leads two young people through the mouth of hell and towards certain doom as the creators of the new EVANGELION feature films unleash an epic unlike anything you’ve seen before in THE DRAGON DENTIST!

 

About Section23 Films:

Section23 Films provides home video marketing and distribution services for a variety of companies, including Sentai Filmworks, Switchblade Pictures, Maiden Japan, Kraken Releasing and AEsir Holdings.  With its special focus on genre entertainment, Section23 Films distributes some of the very best anime, martial arts, and horror titles on the market today.

About Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper graduated Ball State University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Professional Writing. Originally joining Operation Rainfall as an anime news writer, he also writes gaming news and dabbles in reviews. His one true love in life is Xenosaga, and he prays daily for a fourth game.