News Black Lagoon and Hack/Quantum DVDs Released Monday
Manga Entertainment is releasing the DVD set of the two TV seasons of Black Lagoon on Monday July 9. (The Blu-ray edition of the series - two separate sets containing a season each - will be released on July 30.) The hardboiled crime series was previously available in the U.K. as two DVD sets.
Also on Monday, MVM is releasing the OAV series .hack//Quantum, a three-part story set in The World R:X setting of the .hack//Link game for the Sony PSP. In the story, the player characters Tobias, Mary, and Sakuya form a party in The World R:X for adventure but encounter a mysterious entity named Hermit. The encounter draws them into the all-consuming darkness taking over The World R:X. Masaki Tachibana (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0, Eiyū Densetsu: Sora no Kiseki The Animation) directed the anime at Kinema Citrus, and Tatsuya Hamazaki (.hack//Legend Of The Twilight, .hack//G.U.+, .hack//Roots) wrote the scripts.