Aniplex USA to Release 1st Aldnoah.Zero Season on BD, DVD with Dub, Sub
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Aniplex of America announced the details of its home video release of the first season of Aldnoah.Zero at its panel at A-Kon on Saturday. The company will release the first 12-episode season on both Blu-ray Disc and DVD in two sets. The sets will include Japanese and English audio with English and Spanish subtitles.
Aniplex of America will release the first set on July 21, and the second set on October 27. Pre-orders for both volumes start on June 8.
Aniplex also revealed the English dub cast for the series:
Inaho Kaizuka: Max Mittelman
Slaine Troyard: Zach Aguilar
Asseylum Vers Allusia: Erika Harlacher
Rayet Areash: Cristina Vee
Inko Amifumi: Erica Mendez
Calm Craftman: Bryce Papenbrook
Nina Klein: Christine Marie Cabanos
Okisuke Mikuni: Bobby Thong
Yuki Kaizuka: Erica Lindbeck
Koichiro Marito: Matt Mercer
Soma Yagarai: Ethan Murray
Darzana Magbaredge: Julie Ann Taylor
Kaoru Mizusaki: Trina Loo
Eddelrittuo: Sandy Fox
Cruhteo: Lex Lang
Saazbaum: Kirk Thornton
Trillram: Todd Haberkorn
Vlad: Patrick Seitz
Kisaki Matsuribi: Kyle Mccarley
Yutaro Tsumugi: Lucien Dodge
Shigo Kakei: Alan Lee
Femieanne: Carrie Keranen
John Humeray: Ben Diskin
Orlane: Mela Lee
Rayregalia Vers Rayvers: Geoffrey Chalmers
Aniplex of America will host an English dub premiere event at Anime Expo. The company will show the first three episodes and host a Q&A event with Mittelman (Inaho), Aguilar (Slaine), and Harlacher (Asseylum). Aniplex of America and Bang Zoom! Entertainment will also hold open auditions for additional dub cast members at Anime Expo. Aniplex of America noted that Aguilar and Mittelman were previous participants of the open auditions event.
The two companies will also host an Open Auditions Kick-off Panel at Anime Expo on July 2 to announce another title from Aniplex of America that will be getting an English dub, and attendees can also audition for that title as well as Aldnoah.Zero.
The company is also streaming an English dub trailer and a cast message video.
The first limited edition Blu-ray Disc set of Aldnoah.Zero will include the textless opening, promotional videos and TV ads, the "Count to A/Z" interview program with the cast and staff, a 36-page "Character Archives" booklet, collectable pin-ups, and a box illustration by mecha designer I-IV. The limited edition will retail for US$94.98, but the store price will be US$74.98. The DVD will include the same video extras, and will retail for US$39.98, but the store price will be US$29.98.
The second limited edition Blu-ray Disc set will include the textless endings, the English version trailer, a 36-page "Mecha Archives" booklet, collectable pin-ups, and a box illustration by mecha designer I-IV. The limited edition will retail for US$94.98, but the store price will be US$74.98. The DVD will include the same video extras, and will retail for US$39.98, but the store price will be US$29.98.
Aniplex of America streamed the first season on the Aniplex Channel, Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Daisuki when it premiered in July 2014.