For Immediate Release: Sentai Filmworks Announces Plans to Phase Out DVDs by 2019

Last Updated on by Joshua Mathieu (Jmb a.k.a. The Boss)


Sentai Filmworks Announces Plans to Phase Out DVDs by 2019


HOUSTON, TX, September 18, 2017 – Sentai Filmworks announced plans to begin the gradual phase out of DVDs from their product lineup.

As part of a DVD-to-Blu-ray (#DVD2BD) promotion, Sentai Filmworks is offering a complementary Blu-ray player during this promotion to customers who purchase $299 worth of products from their online store at from September 18, 2017 through September 30, 2017.

Sentai announced caveats to the DVD phase out, including for second or third seasons of titles already released with a DVD option. Additionally, DVDs will still be released for older titles of which no Blu-ray materials exist. Future premium box sets will be designed to house Blu-ray only formats.

For Sentai Filmworks’ latest announcements regarding this and other great titles, be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About Sentai Filmworks, LLC

Sentai Filmworks is a leading global supplier of anime and official anime merchandise, distributing, and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of top trending and classic titles. Offering thousands of hours of content across both traditional and digital platforms, Sentai is dedicated to bringing captivating stories and iconic characters directly from Japan. With hit series that include Parasyte –the maxim–, No Game, No Life, Food Wars!Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, and Akame ga Kill!, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like Himouto! Umaru-chan and Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls, as well as classic anime series such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes. For more information, visit