Cowabunga, dudes! Clear some space on your home video shelf for the home video release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Paramount, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $37.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digtital copy; $29.99 DVD).
The most-recent theatrical take on the classic comic-book heroes turned animation stars arrives having surprised pundits and critics with a successful box office run and an announced sequel. (Check out our cover story on the film from Animation Magazine #242 here.)
Animation fans have a chance to add at last the hit Cartoon Network series Uncle Grandpa to their video collections with the release this week of Uncle Grandpa: Tiger Trails (Warner Bros., $14.97 DVD). The disc collects 12 episodes of the hit series created by Pete Browngardt.
If you haven’t had a chance to see it yet, here are a couple of clips to tempt you:
Also out this week is the effects-filled sci-fi movie The Maze Runner (Fox, $39.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $29.98 DVD) and Cat in the Hat: Oh The Skin We Are In (NCircle Entertainment, $9.99).
Anime fans have a big one out this week with Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series (FUNimation, $59.98 Blu-ray, $49.98 DVD). Also out this week: Bleach Box Set 23 (VIZ Media, $44.82 DVD) and Certain Magical Index II: Season 2, Part 2 (FUNimation, $64.98 Blu-ray and DVD).