Samurai Champloo (DVD 3)
Title: Samurai Champloo
Volume: DVD 3
Running time: 100
Distributor: Geneon Entertainment Inc.
Release date: 2005-05-31
Pre date: 2005-04-26
Suggested retail price: $29.98
Age rating: 16+
"Money & Blood! Whether a fake promisory note or an empty wallet, a variety of challenges face Mugen, Jin and Fuu in their strugle to survive. Not even, monsters of legend, murderers or a never-ending rain can shake their iron will and confidence! Then Mugen and Jin find Fuu's diary…
From the creators behind Cowboy Bebop, the Animatrix and the animated sequences of Kill Bill! Samurai Champloo features outstanding animation directed by SHINICHIRO WATANABE (Cowboy Bebop, Animatrix) with character designs & animation direction by KAZUTO NAKAZAWA (Kill Bill, El Hazard, Black Heaven), weapon designs by MAHIRO MAEDA (Last Exile, Blue Submarine No.6) and powered by the trance hip-hop sounds of Tsutchie, fat jon, Nujabes and FORCE OF NATURE! While all volumes feature anamorphic widescreen video and surround sound audio (5.1 English, 5.1 Japanese), this volume also contains conceptual artwork for the series that Animerica Magazine declared a “ragged-edged fusion of samurai action and hip-hop style.” "
(added on 2005-02-01)
- Reviewed by Carlo Santos (August 6, 2005)
- Encyclopedia information about Samurai Champloo (TV)