Anime on DVD has acquired information released by Geneon
at the MIP TV trade show in France regarding a couple of new shows that Geneon
is involved with or has licensed.
The first is a brand new Hellsing OAV
is listed as the North American and Japanese distributor for the new Hellsing OAV
series. According to the one-sheet, the "Hellsing Ultimate OAV
Series" is "based on original comic." Reliable information that we have received from industry sources tells us that the series will be much more faithful to the original manga than the TV series. Also of note, while Gonzo
's parent company, GDH
, is listed as the Asian and European license holder for the OAV
, they are not significantly involved in the production of the new series.
The one-sheet lists the episodes as 35 minutes each but does not provide any information on the number of episodes.