News BCI Eclipse to Ship Live-Action Kitaro in N. America
posted on 2008-09-17 23:57 EDT
BCI, Navarre Corporation's video and audio distribution subsidiary and a sister company of Funimation, is releasing the 2007 live-action film adaptation of Shigeru Mizuki's Gegege no Kitarō manga this fall. The BCI Eclipse label will ship the DVD version on October 28 and the Blu-ray Disc version on November 18. The film's sequel, Gegege no Kitarō: Sennen Noroi Uta (Gegege no Kitaro: The Thousand-Year-Curse Song), opened in Japan this past summer. The title character, Kitaro, is a half-human, half-yokai (supernatural creature) boy who struggles to maintain the peace between the two worlds.
Thank you to ManSlayer07 for the news tip.
Source: High-Def Digest
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