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Crunchyroll and Viz Releasing Burn the Witch and Jujutsu Kaisen Blu-Rays

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Burn the Witch Blu Ray

Crunchyroll and VIZ Media announced that they are bringing five anime series to Blu-ray, including Jujutsu Kaisen and Burn the Witch. All titles will feature subtitled and dubbed versions. Though they did not provide a launch window, the companies confirmed the physical releases will be available in the U.S. and Canada. Crunchyroll elaborated that in addition to Burn the Witch Blu-ray and Jujutsu Kaisen Blu-ray releases, the titles will also be available as digital downloads.

Here is the list of anime series that Crunchyroll and VIZ Media are bringing to home video:

  • Burn the Witch
    • Directed by Tatsuro Kawano and animated by Studio Colorido, Burn the Witch is a three-episode film set in the Bleach universe. Based on a manga of the same name, the story centers on two witches located in Reverse London who work for the Western Branch of Soul Society.
  • The God of High School
    • This is a Crunchyroll Original anime series. The premise involves martial artists from Korea and other parts of the world who battle each other in a tournament to become the titular God of High School.
  • In/Spectre
    • This is another Crunchyroll Original anime title. The story involves the god of wisdom and the boy with whom she falls in love. The anime is a supernatural romance mystery where the protagonists must solve worldwide incidents.
  • Jujutsu Kaisen
    • Based on a Shonen Jump manga, Jujutsu Kaisen is an anime series following the life of Yuji Itadori. The teenager becomes possessed when he finds himself involved with sorcerers and curses. Studio MAPPA handles the animation with direction by Sunghoo Park.
  • Tower of God
    • The final Crunchyroll Original and Webtoon production in this batch, this series is a dark-fantasy action that follows a young man making his way through the tower. The protagonist battles against foes in his struggle set against the backdrop of friendship.

All five anime Blu-rays, including Burn the Witch and Jujutsu Kaisen, will come to U.S. and Canadian stores. Additionally, we recently heard that Jujutsu Kaisen will receive a prequel film animated by Studio MAPPA.

Oni Dino
Oni Dino is a Japanese-English translator, localization editor, and podcaster. He has several video game credits and regularly translates columns from Masahiro Sakurai and Shigeru Miyamoto. When not knee-deep in a JRPG and wishing games had more environmental story-telling, he's attending industry events and interviewing creative auteurs to share their stories.