Source: Aniplex of America
Summary:

Aniplex of America announced that they will release Gurren Lagann on domestic DVD. The series will be released across five volumes, each priced at $59.98.

The first volume, which includes five episodes, will be released on November 11, 2014. It will include a double-sided poster, clean openings and closings, a preview for Episode 5, and a 16-page companion booklet.

The second volume, which also contains five episodes, will include a double-sided poster and companion booklet, as well as clean openings and the broadcast version of Episode 6. Volume 2 will hit stores on December 9, 2014.

Gurren Lagann was originally released in the west by Bandai Entertainment. The entire series can be had for about $45 on DVD via Amazon, as of press time.



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 13, 2014

Aniplex of America set to release the Gurren Lagann TV Series on Blu-ray

© GAINAX, KAZUKI NAKASHIMA / Aniplex, KDE-J, TV TOKYO, DENTSU

© GAINAX, KAZUKI NAKASHIMA / Aniplex, KDE-J, TV TOKYO, DENTSU

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 13, 2014) – At their industry panel at Nan Desu Kan in Denver, Colorado, Aniplex of America Inc. has announced that the Gurren Lagann Television series will be released on Blu-ray. Previously only available as part of the Gurren Lagann BD Set (Import), the TV series will now be available in a domestic Blu-ray release. The Gurren Lagann TV Series will be released on Blu-ray in a total of 5 volumes. The first volume will be released on November 11th followed by Volume 2 on December 9, with other volumes coming out every single month after.Pre-orders begin this Monday, September 15th. Release dates for the other volumes will be announced at a later date on AniplexUSA.com/gurrenlagannbd.

Each Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Volume will feature 5 episodes in both the original Japanese and English audios with English subtitles. The bonus features for the first two volumes will include a double sided poster and a 16 page booklet featuring interviews with the creators and an illustration gallery. The first volume blu-ray will also include the textless opening and ending and the OA version of the Episode 5 preview.

The Gurren Lagann Blu-rays will be available for sale in the U.S. and Canada while supplies last.Gurren Lagann is also available in a complete DVD Box Set and can also be seen on Adult Swim’s TOONAMI™ Saturday line-up at 2:00AM EST.

Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Vol. 1 features:

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen

Languages: Japanese & English

Subtitles: English

Episodes: Episodes 1-5

Total Run Time: Approx 125 min.

Bonus Contents and Features

Textless Opening and Ending

Episode 5 Preview (OA Version)

16 Page Booklet: Interviews with Creators and Illustration Gallery

2-sided Poster

Product number and UPC bar code

Street Date

SKU #

UPC

SRP

Store price

Nov. 11, 2014

AOA-3303

856137005162

$59.98

$49.98

Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Vol. 2 features:

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen

Languages: Japanese & English

Subtitles: English

Episodes: Episodes 6-10 (& Episode 6 On-Air Version)

Total Run Time: Approx 150 min.

Bonus Contents and Features

Textless Opening and Ending

16 Page Booklet: Interviews with Creators and Illustration Gallery

2-sided Poster

Product number and UPC bar code

Street Date

SKU #

UPC

SRP

Store price

Dec. 9, 2014

AOA-3304

856137005179

$59.98

$49.98

Both Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 can be pre-ordered and purchased at:

Right Stuf: Vol. 1 www.RightStuf.com/i/aoa3303

Vol. 2 www.RightStuf.com/i/aoa3304

Official Retailers: http://www.AniplexUSA.com/retailers

Pre-orders begin on September 15, 2014.

For complete detailed information on the Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 visit:AniplexUSA.com/gurrenlagannbd

Story of GURREN LAGANN

This is the story of a man who has yet to realize what destiny holds in store for him….

In the distant future, mankind has lived quietly and restlessly underground for hundreds of years, subject to earthquakes and cave-ins. Living in one such village are 2 young men: one named Simon who is shy and naïve, and the other named Kamina who believes in the existence of a “surface” world above their heads. The destiny of these two starts moving drastically when the ceiling of their village falls in, and a gigantic “Gunmen” and a beautiful girl named Yoko, wielding a superconductive rifle, come from the surface. Together, Kamina, Simon and Yoko ride the mecha “Lagann” that Simon digs out of the ground, and fly up to the surface!

For more details, please visit: www.AniplexUSA.com/gurrenlagann

STAFF

Original Story: GAINAX

Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi

Assistant Director: Masahiko Ohtsuka Series Structure: Kazuki Nakashima Character Design: Atsushi Nishigori Mechanical Design: You Yoshinari Design Works: Shigeto Koyama

3D Mecha Design: IMAITOONZ Art Director: Yuka Hirama

Color Setting: Harumi Takahoshi

Director of Photography: Toyonori Yamada Editing: Junichi Uematsu

3DCGI: SANZIGEN

Sound Director: Tohru Nakano Music: Taku Iwasaki

Animation Production: GAINAX

Produced by TV TOKYO, DENTSU, Aniplex

CAST (Japanese / English)

Simon: Tetsuya Kakihara / Yuri Lowenthal

Kamina: Katsuyuki Konishi / Kyle Hebert

Yoko: Marina Inoue / Michelle Ruff

Nia: Yukari Fukui / Bridget Hoffman

Boota: Shizuka Ito/ Julie Ann Taylor

Leeron: Masaya Onosaka / Steve Blum

Dayakka: Daiki Nakamura / Doug Stone

Viral: Nobuyuki Hiyama / Sam Riegel

Kittan: Kisho Taniyama / Christopher Smith

Rossiu: Mitsuki Saiga / Johnny Yong Bosch

Lordgenome: Narushi Ikeda / Jamieson Price

About Aniplex of America Inc.

Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favoriteBlu-ray and DVD releases such as Sword Art OnlineKILL la KILLBakemonogatariDurarara!!,Fate/zeroPuella Magi Madoka Magicathe Garden of sinners, Blue Exorcist, Anohana: The Movie, Silver Spoon, OREIMO 2, Blast of Tempest, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Oreshura, and Vividred Operation. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles Sword Art Online IIALDNOAH.ZERO, Persona4 the Golden ANIMANTION, MEKAKUCITY ACTORS, The irregular at magic high schoolMushi-Shi Next Passage, Nanana’s Buried Treasure, NISEKOIWorld Conquest Zvezda PlotMagi: The Kingdom of Magic, and Samurai Flamenco

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