Gainax releases FLCL Volume 2 & 3 with English Subtitles
posted on 2000-08-31 11:52 EDT
FLCL (Furi Kuri), the latest OVA series from Gainax is being released on region 2 DVD in Japanese with English subtitles. Volume one was released in Japanese only, however volumes 2 and 3 include English subtitles and the remaining 3 volumes are also expected to include English subs.
FLCL is a 6 episode OVA series from Gainax by Tsurumaki Kazuya (Evangelion, Kare Kano (Technical director)) with character designs by Sadamoto Yoshiyuki (Evangelion, Nadia, Honeamise) and screenplay by Enokido Yooji (Utena, Evangelion). Production IG is involved in the animation side of this production.
"Piro" of Megatokyo refers to FLCL as "this really weird-ass combination of KareKano and Evangelion". The basic synopsis of FLCL can be read on Gainax's website (in english).
FLCL can be ordered from the Gainax Online shop at a price of 3700 Yen (2700 for volume 1) plus 2500 Yen for shipping to North America.