Before you ask, yes, this is the one where folks use Sega Master System’s Light Phaser as weapons. And yes, it is amazing.

Still from Zillion

On July 6, Funimation announced that they acquired the rights to classic anime series Zillion. The publisher will release the title on home video this October.

Zillion - Japanese VHS CoverZillion first hit Japanese TV in the Spring 1987 broadcast season and ran for 31 episodes. Akira Watanabe directed the project at Tatsunoko Production, with Mizuho Nishikubo (Video Girl Ai, Otogi Zoshi) serving as chief director. The team of Chuuichi Iguchi, Hiroyuki Okiura, Kazuchika Kise, Takayuki Goto, and Yoshio Mizumura provided character designs.

Streamline Pictures released the first five episodes of Zillion, as well as sequel OVA Zillion: Burning Night on VHS in North America.

Source: Funimation (Industry Panel)