Cowboy Bebop Ultimate Edition Delayed
posted on by Andrew Osmond
Anime Limited has announced that its upcoming "Ultimate Edition" release of Cowboy Bebop has been delayed due to delivery problems. According to the company, the "absolutely earliest" time that the title may now be shipped is between the Christmas and New Year period. The message below was sent by Anime Limited to customers of the company's online store.
"“Originally our intention was to be able to have this product shipped to you during the week commencing 17th December, in time for Christmas delivery... We have just received news that this will now not be possible.
"...To create this unique product it involved select elements being manufactured outside of the United Kingdom. All units of the product that have been produced are currently in transit to the UK... However due to extreme adverse weather conditions in eastern Europe, the delivery time has been greatly impacted and as a result we have now been informed the physical product itself will not be arriving in the UK until just after Christmas.
"By the time stock arrives at our warehouse, at the absolute earliest the product is now expected to ship between the Christmas and New Year time period. Obviously we'll update as we hear any more definitive information. (We will note that this is impacting all orders placed at Zavvi.com as well – we assume they will be contacting their own customers accordingly about this.)
"On behalf of everyone at AllTheAnime / Anime Ltd, we like to offer our sincerest apologies for this. We have been working our hardest to see if there was any way to get around this and have delivery in time for Christmas, but unfortunately this proved impossible. This is why we wanted to let you know as soon as possible today about the delay, as we know it's a possibility this product may been intended as a gift for the holidays."
The collection will include the three soundtrack CDs from the Cowboy Bebop TV series. It will also include a full-sized vinyl flight case, the TV series and Cowboy Bebop: The Movie on Blu-ray, as well as an art book.
Via Anime UK News.
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