‘Avengers’ Anime Tops Busy Disc Week

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It’s a huge week for home video releases, but with superheroes all the rage there’s no way we could start off with a look at other title except a team-up between two of Marvel’s more unusual and darker heroes.

Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (Sony, $19.99 DVD, $26.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy) unites the characters for a special adventure done in an anime style.

As if that weren’t enough, we also have the release of Walking with Dinosaurs (Fox, $29.98 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and digital copy).

And get ready for How to Train Your Dragon 2 by catching up on Dragons: Defenders of Berk Part 1 (Fox, $19.98).

Then there’s a couple of cool original titles to check out: Original Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (Universal, $19.98 DVD, $26.98 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy) and Scooby-Doo: Wrestlemania Mystery (Warner Bros., $19.98 DVD, $24.98 Blu-ray).

Kid-land is full of fun stuff, starting with My Little Pony Friendship is Magic: A Dash of Awesome (Shout! Factory, $14.97). Also out this week is Tickety Toc: Spring Chicks Time (Anchor Bay Entertainment, $14.98) and Winx Club: The Complete Original Season 1 (Cinedigm Entertainment, $24.95), also available as two separate volumes Winx Club: The Complete Original Season 1, Volume 1 and 2 (Cinedigm Entertainment, $14.95 each).

Anime fans are going to have to dig deep and make some tough choices this week. New titles include: Fairy Tail (FUNimation, $54.98 Blu-ray and DVD), Pokemon Black & White Rival Destinies: Set 2 (VIZ Media, $19.97), Robotics Notes: Part Two (FUNimation, $64.98 Blu-ray and DVD), Ranma 1/2 Set 1 (VIZ Media, $44.82 DVD, $54.97 Blu-ray), Maria Holic Alive: Complete Collection (Section 23 Films, $49.98 subtitled DVD, $59.98 DVD, $69.98 Blu-ray), Mardock Scramble: Third Exhaust (Section23 Films, $29.98 DVD, $39.98 Blu-ray), Maid for Pleasure (Music Video Distributors, $24.95), Lupin the 3rd: Bye Bye, Lady Liberty (ADA, $24.95) and Fist of the North Star: The Complete TV Series (ADA, $149.95).

Also, Yu-Gi-Oh Classic: Season 4 (Cinedigm Entertainment, $44.95) is here, also available as Yu-Gi-Oh Classic: Season 4, Volume 1 and 2 (Cinedigm Entertainment, $24.95 each).

Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher

Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher