Gigantor [Box Set 2] (DVD)

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Title: Gigantor [Box Set 2]
Volume: DVD
Running time: 650
Distributor: The Right Stuf International

Release date: 2003-02-11
Suggested retail price: $69.95
Age rating: ALL

SKU: 970151
UPC: 603497015122 603497015122

Premiering in the mid-sixties, Gigantor blazed a new trail in the West for Japanese animation. The first of many friendly giant robots, Gigantor featured a new and distinctive look filled with cinematic sensibility and unusual camera angles that captivated it's audience. Gigantor was controlled by Jimmy sparks, son of the man who created him. Using a remote joystick, Jimmy sent the huge fighting machine into battle, defending Earth against a never-ending assault by hostile aliens an enemy robots.

DVD Bonus Features

  • New digital transfer from original 16mm film
  • Director's Commentary by Fred Ladd for the Lurks-Professor Envee Series (Episodes 27, 28 & 29)
  • Publicity Gallery
  • Article by anime historian Fred Patten from Markalite Magazine

(added on 2007-12-01, modified on 2007-12-01)

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