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Official Sentai June 2021 Slate

3/30/2021 4:15:50 PM

Title: MYSTERIOUS GIRLFRIEND X
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 375 min.
Street Date: 6/1/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS: Mikoto Urabe might be an anti-social loner who sleeps on her desk, carries scissors in her underwear, and laughs insanely for no apparent reason, but when Akira Tsubaki comes into contact with her saliva, he finds himself inexplicably addicted to her. And if that's not an unusual enough basis for a relationship, what's even weirder is that not only does Urabe seem to find this twisted state of affairs to be completely normal, but she already appears to have plans for her new friend! But can a girl having great expectorations for you be a good thing? Find out as Urabe puts a spittle love in Tsubaki's heart and things get REALLY bizarre as "sharing spit with a girl" takes on an entirely new meaning in the most dysfunctional bodily functional anime ever: MYSTERIOUS GIRLFRIEND X!


Title: WORLD TRIGGER
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 3275 min.
Street Date: 6/8/2021
Format: BD
Language: 1450/1825 min. English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS: Four years ago, a mysterious gate to another world suddenly appeared, allowing malevolent creatures called "Neighbors" to invade Mikado City! Impervious to normal military hardware, the Neighbors seemed unstoppable until the Border Defense Agency turned the tide with a new form of weapon called a "Trigger". Now the Neighbors are still here, lurking, while young Osamu Mikumo, one of the BDA's latest Trigger trainees, is under orders to not use his new abilities…. orders that Osamu violates when he sees a new classmate being dragged into a Forbidden Area! Instead of staging a rescue, however, Osamu is stunned to see the boy defeat the Neighbors by himself! Who is Yuma Kuga, where did he get his powers, and is he some form of Neighbor are just the first of many mysteries that Osamu will have to solve in WORLD TRIGGER!


Title: TO LOVE RU DARKNESS
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 300 min.
Street Date: 6/15/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS: Becoming the significant other of an alien Princess has been hard enough on Rito Yuki, but just as he's starting to cope with life with Lala, their domestic "bliss" is torn asunder when not one but TWO more princesses are dropped into the mix! Needless to say, having Lala's sisters, Nana and Momo, transfer to Earth is a recipe for disaster, especially after Momo decides that the way to horn in on Rito's relationship with Lala is to bring in even more girls! And, of course, this is the point when galactic scourge Yami, the Golden Darkness, decides to pop by with an army of possessed high school students! Now it's no longer a question of whether Rito will last to the end of the week, but whether Earth itself will survive the ultimate romantic cataclysm in TO LOVE RU - DARKNESS!


Title: QUEENS BLADE REBEL WARRIORS
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 480 min.
Street Date: 6/15/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS: The Queen's Blade tournament may be over, but the stories of the feisty feminine fighters continue in a scintillating collection of bodice-ripping, chest heaving yarns that will leave you breathless! First, the surviving sword maidens scatter across the lands seeking fame and fortune! With that additional exposure, however, come new dangers: witches, tentacle monsters, and even each other! Then, when the once-noble Queen Claudette's ways seem to have turned to oppression and persecution, a new generation of warriors must take up their naked blades! Baring their fury in open rebellion, an unprecedented force of femme fatales come together with the goal of stripping the evil queen from her throne! If a heart of gold lurks in the breast of the noblest warriors, prepare to bear witness to a treasure trove of improbable magnitude in the QUEEN'S BLADE - REBEL WARRIORS COLLECTION!


Title: DORORO
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 600 min.
Street Date: 6/29/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS: Life as an orphan in feudal Japan is brutal, and while street thief Dororo has managed to survive, wile and craft can only go so far in the body of a child. Then, just when it seems that Dororo's luck has run out, he's rescued from a man-eating ghoul by a mysterious young man wearing a doll-like mask and artificial limbs that conceal deadly blades! Born without arms, legs, sight, hearing and even skin after his father crafted a monstrous deal with the forces of darkness, Hyakkimaru now somehow seeks out the demons who cursed him, regaining one of his lost attributes for each monster slain. With deadly secrets from his own past to protect, the young thief joins into an alliance with the impossible warrior, setting forth on a quest to restore Hyakkimaru's stolen humanity and rid Japan of devils in DORORO!


Title: SWORDGAI
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 600 min.
Street Date: 6/29/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS: Infernal Weapons grant their wielders incredible power, but as each blade and hammer hosts an evil spirit, contracting their services requires a price few are willing to pay. Even the few who can master a demonic weapon without becoming its slave, the Chrysalis, are destined to slowly lose their humanity, transforming into beings of pure violence known as Busoma. For years, the secretive Shoshidai have sought to gather all such devices and hide them away, but not even they can always resist the temptation to take the weapons for themselves. What chance, then, does young Gai Ogata stand after his dying mother, possessed by the sword, Shiryu, leaves it for his infant hands? And when his own arm is destroyed and replaced with one made from that same sword, all hell will be unleashed in SWORDGAI!