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Funimation Entertainment Unveil their September 2013 Release Slate

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North American localizer and publisher of anime titles Funimation Entertainment have today unveiled their September 2013 release slate – which includes a rather different live-action film release from usual,  individual collections and complete season collections on both DVD, Blu-ray and DVD + Blu-ray packs. While release dates can and have changed in the past, more information on each of these planned titles along with further details are listed below:

Picture1Her Majesty – Live Action Movie
DVD | 3rd September 2013 | $14.98 | 107 Minutes

Audiences worldwide have fallen in love with this tale of friendship, bravery, and the magic of dreams. Harkening back to the golden age of cinema, this instant classic is perfect for any family’s movie night! 

Elizabeth is a popular thirteen year old girl who can’t wait for the day the Queen of England visits her quaint New Zealand hometown. Her excitement becomes almost too much to bear upon learning that she might have the great honor of meeting the Queen face to face! But as the rest of the townsfolk busy themselves in eager anticipation of the big day, Elizabeth finds herself drawn to the elderly outcast Hira (Vicky Haughton, Whale Rider). Shocked by the town’s unkind treatment of her new friend, Elizabeth must make an agonizing choice: ignore the injustice unfolding before her eyes, or find the courage to stand up for Hira – and risk her dream of meeting the Queen. 


Picture2Mulan: Rise of a Warrior – Live Action Movie
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 3rd September 2013 | $29.98 | 115 Minutes

When the emperor of China issues a decree that all families in the Northern Provice must defend their homeland against the barbarian hordes, Mulan, a young girl from a military family without a male heir, disguises herself as a male soldier rather than expose her aging father to the horrors of the battlefield. As the invading armies close in, her remarkable courage and insight elevate her to the position of a true leader, who will sacrifice everything to defend her nation and bring honor to her family.


Picture3One Piece – Season 5 Voyage Two
DVD | 3rd September 2013 | $39.98 | 320 Minutes

Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become King of All Pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line, this is one captain who’ll never drop anchor until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth: the Legendary One Piece! Along for the ride are his loyal crewmates, a wonderfully-bizarre collection of outcasts and misfits from the far corners of the world. Each member has their own special talent, and they’ll utilize their skills to help Luffy achieve his dream! Together, the rubberman and his crew can conquer any challenge – or defeat any foe!


Picture4We Without Wings – Season One LE
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 3rd September 2013 | $64.98 | 300 Minutes

We Without Wings – Season One
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 3rd September 2013 | $59.98 | 300 Minutes

Timid Takashi wants to escape to an alternate world where he is a heralded knight, but is held back by thoughts of his younger sister and his girlfriend. Part-timer and all around upbeat guy Shuusuke has a disastrous first encounter with a woman who turns out to be his new co-worker. Handyman Hayato is a hard-boiled loner that has random encounters with two gangs and a girl with a uniform fetish. Throw in plenty of fan-service, random humor, an alternate medieval world, and your narrator DJ Condor, and you get “We Without Wings – Under the Innocent Sky”.


Picture5Last Exile – Fam the Silver Wing Part 1 LE
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 10th September 2013 | $69.98 | 300 Minutes

Last Exile – Fam the Silver Wing Part 1
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 10th September 2013 | $64.98 | 300 Minutes

Soaring adventure and high-flying heroism fill the skies in Last Exile – Fam – The Silver Wing, a thrilling new chapter in the Last Exile saga! 

Years ago, humanity abandoned the ruined Blue World. Generations later, with the planet again capable of sustaining life, mankind returned. In the skies above the reborn world, rebellious young Fam and her best friend Giselle make their living as Sky Pirates. Atop sleek Vespa Vanships, the girls dart fearlessly through the clouds, capturing and selling airborne battleships for profit. It’s a life of care-free swashbuckling – until the Ades Federation attacks. The only nation to remain on Blue World during humanity’s exile, The Ades Federation wages war against those who returned only after the planet’s darkest days had passed. When Fam and Giselle rescue a princess from the clutches of the rampaging Ades armada, they join the young royal’s battle to save her Kingdom from destruction – and undertake the impossible mission of uniting humanity in peace.


Picture6Last Exile – Fam The Silver Wing Part 2
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 10th September 2013 | $64.98 | 275 Minutes

Soaring adventure and high-flying heroism fill the skies in Last Exile – Fam – The Silver Wing, a thrilling new chapter in the Last Exile saga! 

Years ago, humanity abandoned the ruined Earth. Generations later, with the planet again capable of sustaining life, mankind returned. In the skies above the reborn world, rebellious young Fam and her best friend Giselle make their living as Sky Pirates. Atop sleek Vespa Vanships, the girls dart fearlessly through the clouds, capturing and selling airborne battleships for profit. It’s a life of care-free swashbuckling – until the Ades Federation attacks. The only nation to remain on Earth during humanity’s exile, The Ades Federation wages war against those who returned only after the planet’s darkest days had passed. When Fam and Giselle rescue a princess from the clutches of the rampaging Ades armada, they join the young royal’s battle to save her Kingdom from destruction – and undertake the impossible mission of uniting humanity in peace.


Picture7Black Butler – Complete First Season (Reprice)
DVD/Blu-ray | 17th September 2013 | $54.98 | 600 Minutes

Ciel Phantomhive is the most powerful boy in all of England, but he bears the scars of unspeakable suffering. Forced to watch as his beloved parents were brutally murdered, Ciel was subsequently abducted and violently tortured. Desperate to end his suffering, the boy traded his own soul for a chance at vengeance, casting his lot with the one person on whom he could depend: Sebastian, a demon Butler summoned from the very pits of hell. Together, they’ll prowl the darkest alleys of London on a mission to snuff out those who would do evil. They’re a rare sight, these two: the Butler who dismembers with dazzling cutlery – and the Young Master who carries the devil’s marking. Rest assured that wherever they may be headed, it’ll be one hell of a ride. 


Picture8Black Butler – Complete Second Season (Reprice)
DVD/Blu-ray | 17th September 2013 | $54.98 | 450 Minutes

When last we saw dear Sebastian, he was poised to feast on the ripened soul of his young master. Unfortunately for the debonair demon, there’s a new butler in town… 

Enter Claude Faustus, a malevolent manservant uninspired by the drab flavor of his own contracted master, Alois Trancy. This pedestrian lad holds no allure for Claude, so the bespectacled butler sets his sights on a finer delicacy from the menu of the damned. None other than Ciel Phantomhive. And so begins a devilish dance of death starring crow and spider. The demonic duel rages beyond the limits of good taste, culminating in a debaucherous maze of madness pitting butler against butler. Sebastian and Claude: two ravenous rakehells filled with the power of darkness and locked in a macabre battle for the soiled soul of the young master they so long to devour. 


Picture9Future Diary – Part 2
DVD | 17th September 2013 | $59.98 | 325 Minutes

One day, Yukiteru discovers that his cell phone “diary” can now tell him the events of the future. The problem is, eleven others also have similar diaries, and only one can win this Survival Game. The winner becomes a god. The losers: DEAD END.


Picture10Michiko to Hatchin Part 1 LE
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 17th September 2013 | $69.98 | 320 Minutes

Michiko to Hatchin Part 1
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 17th September 2013 | $64.98 | 320 Minutes

After escaping from prison, the sexy criminal Michiko rescues an abused girl known as Hatchin. On the run from the police, their fates become intertwined through the connection of a man from their pasts they are both searching for. 


Picture11Michiko to Hatchin Part 2
DVD/Blu-ray Combo | 17th September 2013 | $64.98 | 320 Minutes

After escaping from prison, the sexy criminal Michiko rescues an abused girl known as Hatchin. On the run from the police, their fates become intertwined through the connection of a man from their pasts they are both searching for.


Picture12The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake – Live Action Movie (Reprice)
DVD/Blu-ray | 17th September 2013 | $19.98 | 115 Minutes

From director Herman Yau (The Legend is Born – Ip Man) comes the thrilling story of one woman who dared to fight for her ideals, even in the face of certain death. Filled with intense scenes of martial-arts action, The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake burns with the fires of revolution. 

In late-19th century China, Qui Jin was many things: a defiant rebel armed with both blades and guns; a paramilitary leader dedicated to overthrowing an unjust government; a non-conformist who boldly donned men’s attire in spite of tradition; a radical poet whose words inspired the oppressed; a heroic martyr whose views on equality altered history. Her steadfast resolve to improve the plight of women and her bravery in the face of tyranny led her to the executioner – but her determination to topple the status-quo changed a nation forever.


Picture13Is This a Zombie? Season 2 LE
DVD | 24th September 2013 | $64.98 | 300 Minutes

Is This a Zombie? Season 2
DVD | 24th September 2013 | $59.98 | 300 Minutes

The world’s most eligible zombie is back for another round of cross dressing, decomposing, undead adventures in the only show where corpses get all the chicks! Season Two gets off to a shocking start as Ayumu breaks Haruna’s magic chainsaw and accidentally exposes his fondness for pretty pink dresses to the entire school! Next there’s an incident with a dreadful dance that turns out to be a curse – and an embarrassing trip to a maid café where all the zombie’s roommates work! But the shenanigans take a backseat to bigger problems when Ayumu’s mysterious drinking buddy turns out to be the most powerful magical girl of them all! To save his friends and defeat this adorable new menace, zombie boy must do the unthinkable: throw a mixer for his own murderer! With a little help from his loyal harem of vampires, magical girls, and the world’s cutest necromancer, Ayumu just might survive to rot another day!


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