Blade & Soul Blu-rays/DVDs to Include 7 Anime Shorts
posted on by Egan Loo
TBSishop (the online store for Japan's TBS television station) and Amazon are listing anime shorts in all seven Blu-ray and DVD volumes for the Blade & Soul anime. In addition to the "Bureido Ando Souru" (Blade & Soul in hiragana characters) shorts, the home video release will include audio commentaries from the staff of the anime and original game, a special edition of the first episode with added unaired sequences, and a booklet. The first copies of the first two volumes will come with entry forms for an event that is exclusive to the buyers of the discs.
The seven monthly volumes will ship between June 25 and December 26. The first six volume will be 48 minutes long (plus extras), while the seventh and last volume will be 24 minutes long (plus extras).
Hiroshi Hamasaki (Steins;Gate, Texhnolyze) and Hiroshi Takeuchi (Bodacious Space Pirates chief animation director) are directing this anime of NCSoft's martial arts fantasy MMORPG at the studio GONZO. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime into several countries as it airs in Japan.
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