"Gatchaman" Coming to DVD
ADV Films will release Gatchaman for the first time ever in North America, with the first volume slated for a June 14 release, the company announced yesterday.
The seven-volume collector’s edition will contain all 105 episodes of the original uncut Japanese series, including 20 episodes never before see in the U.S. Alex Ross will create original artwork for the collector’s box.
Gatchaman: Collector’s Box Vol. 1 is a three-disc release containing two volumes (The Legend Begins and Meteors and Monsters) with ten episodes presented in English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include: clean opening and closing animation, episode commentary, Gatchaman Karaoke, and previews. The bonus extras DVD includes: Ken, the Eagle profile, character sketches: Ken, episode sketches, interviews with the English staff and cast, and audition footage.
The collector’s edition will retail for $44.98. Each sub-volume will be available separately for $14.98.