Did you perhaps wanted to see Lonely Castle in the Mirror in theaters, but never found the time to go there? Or perhaps you did go to see it in theaters, but you want to watch this anime film adaptation of the Japanese novel of the same name by Mizuki Tsujimura once more? Well, you don’t need to wonder now. GKIDS has your backs here with an upcoming Blu-ray release and more. Don’t believe me? Then why not check out the trailer from GKIDS below?

Lonely Castle in the Mirror: Home Video Details

It makes you wonder why they’re feturing the English dub version so prominently in this trailer, doesn’t it?

GKIDS is proud to announce that Lonely Castle in the Mirror will be heading to home video. Specifically: this anime film by acclaimed director Keiichi Hara (Miss Hokusai, ColorfulThe Wonderland) will be released on both Blu-ray and for digital download. Both versions with go on sale on September 26, 2023. Thus alas, it will be a bit of a wait before you can get your hands on a home video release of this anime film.

Not only that, but all versions of Lonely Castle in the Mirror will come with bonus features exclusive to this home video release. You know, to sweeten the deal. These bonus features include:

  • Production Artwork Galleries
  • Trailers

You can preorder the Blu-ray version of Lonely Castle in the Mirror from GKIDS or from Shout! Factory. Keep in mind though that as of this writing, Shout! Factory has a preorder discount that results in the retail price of $22.98 dropping down to a mere $18.99. So if you want to take advantage of this deal, then head on over to Shout! Factory while the deal lasts.

Lonely Castle in the Mirror: Synopsis

Lonely Castle in the Mirror 3D Blu-ray box art.
You can already smell that new Blu-ray box smell.

Want an idea of what Lonely Castle in the Mirror is about? Well, GKIDS has an official synopsis of the anime film for us today. You can check that out below:

Shy outcast Kokoro has been avoiding school for weeks when she discovers a portal in her bedroom mirror. She reaches through and finds herself transported to an enchanted castle where she is joined by six other students. When a girl in a wolf mask explains that they have been invited to play a game, the teens must work together to uncover the mysterious connection that unites them. However, anyone who breaks the rules will be eaten by a wolf.

From acclaimed director Keiichi Hara (ColorfulMiss Hokusai) and based on the bestselling novel by Mizuki Tsujimura, Lonely Castle in the Mirror is a heartfelt drama about the pains of growing up and the unlikely bonds that can bring people together.