The official website of the Japanese animation studio Madhouse has posted an English statement from CEO Hiroyuki Okada about the status of a planned sequel for its 1993 action film Ninja Scroll that first came to light in 2012.Â In the statement Okada reveals thatÂ Ninja ScrollÂ director, screenwriter and character designer Yoshiaki Kawajiri (Lensman, Wicked City, Demon […]
Ninja Scroll is a feature held as a classic amongst the echelons of Japanese animation fans. Unfortunately, here in the UK it is also linked to an urban legend of it all being âviolent animated pornographyâ. I remember buying into these inaccurate slurs in my childhood and vowing Iâd stay well away from the stuff […]
Manga Entertainment have released a preview of the exclusive limited edition poster that will be issued to the audience of their special premiere screening, produced by artist Sam Gilbey whose work includes Scott Pilgrim and Call of Duty. Gilbey comments ‘I often include portraits of real people in my work and capture likenesses, but because […]
Manga Entertainment UK will begin a select series of screenings of famed Japanese classic Ninja Scroll with a special showing at the Hackney Picturehouse Cinema on Friday 16th November. The event, limited to 300 tickets, will include a screening of the film, a copy of the standard edition Blu-ray and a limited signed and numbered […]
SECTION23 FILMS ANNOUNCES DECEMBER SLATE NINJA SCROLL Available on December 4th HOUSTON, September 12, 2012 â Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its December slate of releases; including the classic anime masterpiece: Ninja Scroll.Â The movie thatâs been called a âgateway drug to animeâ will be available for the first time ever on Blu-Ray, […]
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES âTEGAMI BACHI: LETTER BEEâ HOUSTON, September 10, 2012 â Sentai Filmworksâ is pleased to announce their latest acquisition: Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee.Â Directed by Akira Iwanaga with character designs by Minako Shiba (Black Butler, Noir) and music by Kunihiko Ryo (Emma: A Victorian Romance, Level E). In a dark land of near-perpetual […]
Manga Entertainment have posted a trailer for their upcoming Ninja Scroll Blu-ray & DVD Steelbook, due for release in the UK on 26th November 2012. The Steelbook set, including a 20 page booklet, will retail for £29.99, with a separate Blu-ray version at £24.99 and a DVD version at £19.99.
PRESS RELEASE “Energetic, dramatic and visually impressive, this is an anime classic” FILM4.COM Ninja Scroll On Blu-Ray 26 Nov 2012 Fast sell: Anime classic Ninja Scroll comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever! Available in a limited edition Double Play Blu-ray/DVD Steelbook as well as separately on Blu-ray and DVD, Yoshiaki Kawajiri’s wonderfully […]