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The Secret of Blue Water Blu-ray and DVD Released Monday

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Hideaki Anno's pre-Evangelion steampunk epic released by Animatsu

On Monday June 22, Animatsu will release Gainax's 39-part adventure anime Nadia - The Secret of Blue Water in collected editions on both Blu-ray (pictured) and DVD.

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 series was originally broadcast in Japan in 1990-1991. 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).


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