2013 Animation on Blu-ray/DVD Holiday Gift Guide

AF holiday guide 2The movie studios are spreading lots of holiday cheer this year by releasing new animated films and series on Blu-ray just in time for the big gift giving season. We’ve recently reported on new titles coming to Blu-ray from the Walt Disney Studios. Here are some other items to consider giving to the animation fans in your life…

Adventure Time S1 blu
  • Release Date: Released in 2012 (DVD) and 2013 (Blu-ray) – Now Available
  • Formats: Blu-ray, DVD
Enjoy the first season in the Land of Ooo with Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, and all of the other colorful characters in this hit Cartoon Network series.
Adventure Time S2 blu
  • Release Date: Released in Summer 2013 – Now Available
  • Formats: Blu-ray, DVD
More goodness from the Land of Ooo.
AdventureTime_JakeTheDad
Adventure Time: Jake the Dad (Cartoon Network)
  • Release Date: Released September 2013 – Now Available
  • Formats: DVD
This DVD-only set has multiple episodes of Adventure Time along with an exclusive Jake hat!
RS blu s1and2
  • Release Date: Released Summer 2013 – Now Available
  • Formats:  Blu-ray, DVD
Join Mordecai and Rigby on their big adventures to escape their daily boredom. This set includes all 40 episodes from seasons one and two along with two hours of bonus content.

epic blu

Epic (Blue Sky Studios/Fox)

This year’s animated feature from Blue Sky Studios tells the story of a human teen who gets transported to a miniature natural world to help the “Leafmen” save their world from evil warriors.

Poppy Hill Blu

From Up on Poppy Hill (Studio Ghibli)

With only a limited theatrical run in the U.S. earlier this year, it’s great to now have this Blu-ray English dub version of the film.

SP ssn16 blu

South Park: The Complete Sixteenth Season (Paramount)

  • Release Date: September 24, 2013—Now Available
  • Formats: Blu-ray and DVD

The set includes all 14 episodes from the season. “Join Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny as they hunt down the mythical Jewpacabra, `sketti wrestle with reality stars, and go jackin’ it in San Diego.” Sounds like a must-have for any South Park fan.

Croods with plush BLU

The Croods (DreamWorks/Fox)

The hit DreamWorks feature is now available to view at home.

RC ssn6 blu

Robot Chicken: Season 6 (Warner Bros.)

  • Release Date: October 8—Now Available
  • Formats: Blu-ray and DVD

Featuring 20 new episodes with commentary on every episode along with deleted scenes, the new set “will most likely cause your head to explode and leave a stain on the couch that will never come out (sorry Mom!)”

Turbo toy Blu

Turbo (DreamWorks/Fox)

DreamWorks Animation’s film about the snail who dreams of racing in the Indy 500 is now available for home viewing.

Smurfs 2 Blu

The Smurfs 2 (Sony)

The sequel to the 2011 hit film.

Simpsons ssn16 blu

The Simpsons: Season 16 (Fox)

The set includes all 21 episodes of season 16 along with “tons of meticulously slapped-together special features, plus veritable who’s who (woo-hoo!) of celebrity guest voices, including Fantasia Barrino, Jason Bateman, Gary Busey, James Caan, Stephen Hawking, Eric Idle, Jane Kaczmarek, Lucy Liu, Liam Neeson, Amy Poehler, Ray Romano and plenty more!”

Despicable Me 2 blu

Despicable Me 2 (Universal)

The last film to be released for the holiday season also happens to be the biggest animated hit film of the year. Happy Holidays to everyone!

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