Secret of Blue Water Release June 1
posted on by Andrew Osmond
Animatsu has confirmed on twitter that it will release all 39 episodes of Gainax's science-fiction adventure anime Nadia - The Secret of Blue Water on June 1, on both DVD and Blu-ray. The 39-episode series screened in 1990-1991, and Animatsu announced it had acquired the title on Wednesday.
Sentai Filmworks previously described the story:
The World's Fair, Paris, 1889: a young inventor crosses paths with an enigmatic girl and her pet lion. Suddenly they find themselves pursued by a villainous trio intent upon stealing the magical Blue Water. Thus begins an epic adventure inspired by Jules Verne's masterpiece 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Join Nadia and Jean as they travel the high seas in search of Nadia's homeland and her past, their only clue the mysterious jewel Nadia wears. Can they unravel the Secret of the Blue Water before it is too late? Discover Nadia - The Secret of Blue Water, the animated series beloved by millions, and find out for yourself!
The staff featured director Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion, His and Her Circumstances), character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Royal Space Force ~ The Wings of Honnêamise, Evangelion, Summer Wars), sound director Katsunori Shimizu (Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee, Fushigi Yugi), and musical composer Shiro Sagisu (Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, Evangelion).