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TONS of Blu-ray & 4K titles are on sale now for Amazon Prime Day, plus release news on Robotech, Ishtar & Spiral

June 21, 2021 - 3:30 pm   |   by
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Also, if you’re looking for a new 4K or HD display, an Amazon Fire Stick, Atmos sound bars, etc, there are lots of great Amazon Prime Day deals on those and much more as well. Click here for that. And just check the various department boxes on the left side of the page to see the deals in every product category Amazon carries.

We’ve also updated our Release Dates & Artwork section as well today with all the latest Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K cover artwork along with pre-order links. As always, whenever you order literally anything from Amazon after clicking through to them from one of our links, you’re helping to support our work here at The Bits and we appreciate it!

In other news today, Indicator Films has unfortunately had to cancel their planned Ishtar Blu-ray release due to a rights or legal issue of some kind. You can see their announcement here.

And here’s great news for anime fans: FUNimation has just announced the Blu-ray release of Robotech later this year! Robotech: Part 1 – The Macross Saga will arrive as a 5-disc set on 9/28 (SRP $52.49), with Part 2 – The Masters Saga and Part 3 – The New Generation volumes to follow. Or, if you’re a Robotech superfan, you can just buy the complete Robotech: Collector’s Edition box set on 9/28 (SRP $249.98), which includes all 85 episodes on three volumes (12 BD discs) along with 7 hours of special features, a set of 4 patches, an exclusive Roy Fokker action figure, and Roy Fokker’s VF-1S transforming Veritech. You can see the cover artwork below and each image takes you to the respective FUNimation pre-order page for that title.

Robotech: Part 1 - The Macross Saga (Blu-ray Disc) Robotech: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Disc)

Finally today, Lionsgate has set Spiral: From the Book of Saw for Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD release on 7/20. The 4K/Blu-ray package comes in a Steelbook case. You can pre-order that below on Amazon along with the recent Criterion September Blu-ray titles...

Melvin Van Peebles: Four Films (Criterion Blu-ray Disc) The Damned (Criterion Blu-ray Disc) Spiral (Steelbook 4K Ultra HD)

Love and Basketball (Criterion Blu-ray Disc) Throw Down (Criterion Blu-ray Disc) Mona Lisa (Criterion Blu-ray Disc)

That’s all for now. Stay tuned...!

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