Bandai Entertainment Solicits New June 2011 Titles Including "Tales of the Abyss"
Tales of the Abyss, a fantasy adventure series based on the titular Playstation 2 role-playing game, is due on DVD on 6/7/11. The first volume is priced at $29.98 for the regular edition and $34.98 for the limited edition, which will include volume one of the manga Tales of the Abyss: Asch the Blood. The DVD will run for 175 minutes and offer the original Japanese voice track with English subtitles.
Bandai also plans to debut Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn on DVD on 6/7/11. The “part 1″ release is bilingual, runs at 120 minutes, and will include the first two episodes of the six-episode OVA at a list price of $29.98. The series is also in the process of being released episodically on Blu-Ray.
Also available on 6/7/11 is volume 2 of the sci-fi series The Girl Who Leapt Through Space (aka Sora o Kakeru Shoujo). Like its first volume, it runs for 175 minutes at a $29.98 list price with English subtitles.
Finally, the second volume of the slice-of-life comedy K-ON! is scheduled on 6/14/11 for both DVD and Blu-Ray. Both versions run at 100 minutes and offer both English subtitles and the English dub. The Blu-Ray is priced at $34.98 while the DVD will cost $29.98.