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Lu Over the Wall Released Monday

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On Monday July 30, Anime Limited is releasing Masaaki Yuasa's film Lu Over the Wall in three formats: a Collectors Blu-ray/DVD and a standard Blu-ray and DVD. The Collectors Edition includes a 52-page art book. Anime Limited summarises the film as follows:

'After the divorce of his parents sees him move to a sleepy rural village, middle school student Kai is left lonely and bored aside from his sole passion for creating and uploading music online. Even when two of his classmates invite him to join their fledgling band, Kai is reluctant to get involved, but when he's dragged to a practice session on a deserted island he finds himself coming face-to-face with Hinashi Town's most feared legend – a mermaid, shunned by the populace as a siren of despair responsible for the loss of many fisherman in years gone by. However, the fun-loving and curious Lu couldn't be more different than the mermaids spoken of in legend, and her infectious love of music and dancing might just be the key to not only unlocking Kai's heart, but also saving Hinashi Town from danger.'

Manga Entertainment is releasing the film Takanashi Rikka • Kai ~Gekijō-ban Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai!~ (Love, Chunibyo, & Other Delusions: Rikka Takanashi Version) on both Blu-ray and DVD. According to the television anime's director Tatsuya Ishihara, the film is a compilation of the first television season — only as seen from the character Rikka's eyes and reconstructed with new elements. The staff and cast from the first season are returning for this film. Rikka (as voiced by Maaya Uchida) will perform the opening theme song, while Rikka, Shinka Nibutani (Chinatsu Akasaki), Kumin Tsuyuri (Azumi Asakura), and Sanae Dekomori (Sumire Uesaka) will perform the ending theme "Secret Survivor" as Black Raison d'être.

Manga Entertainment is releasing the fifth volume of Digimon Adventure tri (subtitled "Coexistence"), as both a Collectors Blu-ray/DVD combi edition and a standard DVD. The Collectors Edition includes a poster and a set of Art Cards.

Anime Limited is releasing the early Makoto Shinkai films Voices of a Distant Star and The Place Promised in Our Early Days, with the two films collected in both a standard Blu-ray and a standard DVD.

Anime Limited is releasing a standard Blu-ray edition of Sword Art Online II Part 3, carrying episodes 15-19 of the series.


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