Aniplex USA Reveals Home Video Release Plans For Blue Exorcist, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!! Anime
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Aniplex of America revealed the home video release plans for the Blue Exorcist, Occultic;Nine, and WWW.WAGNARIA!! anime series at its panel at Anime Central on Saturday.
The first Blue Exorcist television anime series premiered in 2011. Aniplex of America is releasing the complete 25-episode series plus the Blue Exorcist: Kuro Runs Away From Home OVA episode and the bonus anime short "Ura-Eku" in a Blu-ray Disc box set on June 27.
The set will include Japanese and English audio tracks, English subtitles, textless openings and endings, web previews, commercials and trailers, a mini pinup poster, and a box will illustrations by character designer Keigo Sasaki. The set has a retail price of US$199.98, but a store price of US$159.98. The box set is only available through Aniplex of America's official website.
Aniplex of America previously released the series in four DVD sets in 2011-2012, and then again in two DVD and two Blu-ray Disc box sets in 2013.
Aniplex of America announced in October it had licensed the Occultic;Nine television anime series. The 12-episode series premiered in October, and Aniplex of America streamed the series on Crunchyroll and Daisuki.
Aniplex of America plans to release the series with an English dub as well as with the original Japanese audio, and with English and Spanish subtitles. The company will release the series in two Blu-ray Disc sets on September 26 and December 26, respectively.
The first set will include the first six episodes, textless opening and ending, a booklet, illustration pin-up cards, package illustrations by character designer Tomoaki Takase, and a clear case with two-sided wrap.
The second set will include the final six episodes, the original Japanese trailer, the English dub trailer, a booklet, illustration pin-up cards, package illustrations by Takase, and a clear case with two-sided wrap.
Both sets retail for US$99.98 each, with a store price of US$79.98.
The 13-episode WWW.WAGNARIA!! series premiered in October. Aniplex USA streamed the series on Crunchyroll and Daisuki.
Aniplex of America will release the series in two Blu-ray Disc sets on July 18 and October 17, respectively. Both volumes will feature Japanese audio only with English subtitles. The first release will include the first seven episodes, the "bonus part" of each of those episodes, clear cases with two-sided wrap, illustration post cards, and a package illustration by character designer Mayuko Nakano.
The second release will feature the same extras and the final six episodes of the series.
Both releases retail for US$89.98 each, with a store price of US$69.98.