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Burn it up with hot new releases this July!

Nothing quite beats the winter blues like a good dose of thrilling anime to watch. Here are our top picks for July!

Top Picks For The Month

Promare

For the first time on home video, comes Promare. The first feature-length film from the acclaimed studio TRIGGER, creators of KILL la KILL and Little Witch Academia, and director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann), Promare is a blistering action-adventure that will set your soul on fire! Now available on DVD and Blu-Ray, this is one film you won’t want to miss!

Sword Art: Alicization Part 1

Before he knows it, Kirito has made a full-dive into an epic, fantasy-like virtual world. With only a murky recollection of what happened right before he logged in, he starts to wander around, and encounters a boy.

Although he is supposedly a resident of the virtual world – an NPC – the boy shows the same array of emotions as any human being. As Kirito bonds with Eugeo, he continues to search for a way to log out of this world. Sword Art Online: Alicization Part 1 is available now on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Ao-Chan Can’t Study!Complete Series

Most high school girls would be proud that their father is a famous writer, but Ao Horie’s father is an EROTIC writer, a purveyor of pornographic prose. He’s authored hundreds of dirty books and it has definitely warped his twisted sensibilities. Since Ao thinks that anyone who learns about her father is going to assume that Ao is at least somewhat like her pornographic papa, Ao’s solution is to just not talk to other people, especially boys.

All she wants to do is study and get good grades so she can go to a school far away from her family. And that’s why Takumi Kajima is driving her crazy! He keeps trying to talk to her, distracting her, and causing her to think about the kind of things she’d rather not think about… which is why, suddenly, Ao-Chan Can’t Study! The complete series of this comedy is out now!

Is it Wrong to Try to Pick up Girls in a Dungeon? (Season One)

Some adventurers delve into the sprawling labyrinths beneath the city of Orario to find fame and fortune. Others come to test their skills against the legions of monsters lurking in the darkness below. However, Bell Cranel’s grandfather told him a different reason: it’s a great place to rescue (and subsequently meet) girls! Now that Bell’s a dungeon delver himself, the ladies he’s encountering aren’t the helpless damsels in distress he’d imagined, and one of them, the beautiful swords-woman Ais Wallenstein, keeps rescuing Bell instead.

Is it Wrong to Try to Pick up Girls in a Dungeon Season One is out now on Blu-ray!

Other Notable Releases

If the above titles don’t strike your fancy, here are the other titles releasing on home entertainment this July.

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