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Sentai Filmworks Sets December 2019 Anime Release Slate

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Sentai Filmworks has figured out how to close out the year and it's going to delight a number of fans.

Sentai Filmworks has figured out how to close out the year and it’s going to delight a number of fans. This month sees three big ultimate sets with K-On! getting one, the Bloom into You edition coming out, and the third season of Haikyu getting one. All in the Christmas season, which means it’s going to be tight for some fans!

This month also sees the arrival of some new titles in regular form, such as Seven Senses of the Reunion, which isn’t a surprise in that it’s not dubbed, as well as Gakuen Basara, which is a surprise that it’s not dubbed. Golden Time gets a new complete collection release with the dub now available while Sentai Filmworks has now delighted in picking up the two seasons of Seitokai Yakuindomo, a property that’s been asked for years to be brought over. Check out the preliminary cover artwork and details below!

Title: K-ON ULTIMATE COLLECTION

Published by: Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by: Section23 Films

Run Time: 1135 min.

Street Date: 12/3/2019

Format: BD

Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP: $129.98

SYNOPSIS: The Sakuragoaka Girls’ Academy curriculum traditionally focuses on the three “R”s of reading, writing and arithmetic, but Ritsu Tainaka wants to add two more “R”s: Rock and Roll! To do that, however, Ritsu has to save the Light Music Club from being shut down due to little problems like not having any other members or a faculty advisor. After strong-arming her best friend Mio into joining and convincing Tsumugi Kotobuki to make it a trio, Ritsu’s would-be rockers are soon only one talented guitarist short of the quartet they need for school approval. What they get, unfortunately, is Yui Hirasawa, who’s never held a guitar in her life, but she’s determined to learn! Will the school halls come alive with the sound of music? Find out as four outrageous girls band together in K-ON! THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION!

Title: SEVEN SENSES OF THE REUNION

Published by: Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by: Section23 Films

Run Time: 300 min.

Street Date: 12/3/2019

Format: BD

Language: Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP: $59.98

SYNOPSIS: Six years ago, Asahi Kuga died while playing the incredibly popular MMORPG “Union” with her friends. Now, after a worldwide scandal that saw the game pulled from the net, a new re-engineered version is back online, and, to the shock of Asahi’s former teammate Haruto, so is Asahi! As impossible as it seems, the virtual version of Asahi that Haruto finds trapped in a treasure chest has all of Asahi’s memories, but with no body to return to, she’s trapped in the game. And that’s not the only mysterious thing going on in Re’Union. Someone is manipulating the players, pitting them against each other and forcing them to develop the games special Sense skills. Who is literally playing with their lives and what is their agenda? To find out, you’ll have to play through SEVEN SENSES OF THE REUNION!

Title: GAKUEN BASARA

Published by: Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by: Section23 Films

Run Time: 300 min.

Street Date: 12/10/2019

Format: BD

Language: Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP: $59.98

SYNOPSIS: It is said that power can corrupt and absolute power often corrupts absolutely, so when Principal Nobunaga of the Basara Academy was distracted by duties elsewhere, student council president Toyotomi took advantage of the opportunity to wage a campaign of terror against other rival schools. Toyotomi was subsequently suspended, but the resulting lack of a strong leader has left a vacuum at the Academy’s center, tearing the student body into opposing factions. Who will show the courage and fortitude required to take the office of council president? Baseball captain Masamune Date? Soccer star Yukimura Sanada? Opposing council members Ieyasu Tokugawa and Mitsunari Ishida? Or any of dozens of other strapping young students? The challenge is on as the best of the best (and a few of the worst) compete to reign supreme over GAKUEN BASARA: SAMURAI HIGH SCHOOL!

Title: SEITOKAI YAKUINDOMO

Published by: Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by: Section23 Films

Run Time: 710 min.

Street Date: 12/10/2019

Format: BD

Language: Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP: $79.98

SYNOPSIS: When the all-girl Ousai Private Academy goes co-ed, freshman Takatoshi Tsuda finds himself in a situation that most guys can only dream of – one of only 28 boys in a school of over 500 girls! Unfortunately, that fantasy slams into a hard wall of reality when he runs into Student Council President Shino Amakusa and she drafts him onto the council! That might not be so bad… except for the fact that Shino, council secretary Aria and even faculty advisor Ms. Yokoshima are all seriously sex-obsessed, while tiny treasurer Suzu has rage control issues, and the head of the school newspaper spends her time peddling candid pictures of the council members! Will this lead to Takatoshi becoming a Big Man on Campus? Or will he end up as the council’s whipping boy? Find out in SEITOKAI YAKUIMDOMO!

Title: BLOOM INTO YOU

Published by: Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by: Section23 Films

Run Time: 325 min.

Street Date: 12/17/2019

Format: BD, PBS

Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP: $69.98, $149.98

SYNOPSIS: Yuu Koito thought love would be something amazing and magical, but when a male friend asks her to date, she feels nothing. She doesn’t even know how to respond until she overhears the student council president of her new high school, Touko Nanami, turning down a similar request. With Touko’s help, Yuu manages to let her friend down gracefully, but then Touko confesses that she, herself, is starting to have feelings for Yuu, leaving Yuu in a quandary. Yuu doesn’t think that she’s in love with Touko, but she does feel something. As Yuu joins the Student Council, and she and Touko become closer, her confusion about her feelings only continues to grow. Because you can’t control who you love, or who falls in love with you. You can only be true to yourself in BLOOM INTO YOU.

Title: GOLDEN TIME

Published by: Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by: Section23 Films

Run Time: 650 min.

Street Date: 12/17/2019

Format: BD

Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP: $89.98

SYNOPSIS: Getting lost wasn’t how Tada Banri wanted to start his first day of law school, but making a friend of fellow student Mitsuo along the way sort of made up for it until Mitsuo’s childhood friend and arranged future bride Kaga Koko appears and slaps Mitsuo with a bouquet of roses! Awkward. It’s even more awkward to learn that Koko’s now a fellow law student as well. However, “Awkward” is practically Banri’s middle name, as he’s suffering from a form of amnesia that’s erased most of his memory since high school and he’s becoming used to running into uncomfortable situations caused by actions he doesn’t remember. Join one of the most star-crossed group of friends ever as they attempt to make sense of life, love and the legal system in GOLDEN TIME!

Title: HAIKYU!! SEASON 3 PREMIUM BOX SET

Published by: Sentai Filmworks

Distributed by: Section23 Films

Run Time: 250 min.

Street Date: 12/31/2019

Format: PBS

Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SRP: $149.98

SYNOPSIS: The Miyagi Prefecture Representative for the Spring High School National Volleyball Championship continues as the Karasuno team advances to take on the undefeated prefecture champions, Shiratorizawa Academy High School. This is the strongest opponent Karasuno has ever faced, and the deck is stacked against them with an extra ace in the form Wakatoshi Ushijima, a powerful wing spiker who’s already played with the National Team! If they want to win, Hinata, Kageyama and the rest of the Crows will have to learn an entirely new playing style in order to counter Ushijima and his seemingly unstoppable spike… and that’s just the first lesson the Shiratorizawa veterans have in store for the Crows. The game is on as the players hit the court in the third pulse-pounding season of HAIKYU!!

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