Kimba the White Lion Set for Definitive Release


November 3, 2005 – The Right Stuf International is proud to announce the definitive release of anime's first and brightest stars, Osamu Tezuka's Kimba: The White Lion. This highly anticipated anime classic has been painstakingly remastered and restored on DVD with a release on November 29, 2005.

Credited as the ‘Father of Manga’, Osamu Tezuka's single handedly revolutionized modern comics and animation in Japan with thrilling works like Kimba: The White Lion and Astro Boy. First aired in 1965, Kimba is known worldwide as one of Tezuka's greatest masterpieces bringing to life one of the “first-generation anime classics” to reach American TV and the very first Japanese animation to be broadcast in color. Fans have long remembered its catchy theme song, spectacular designs, pioneering animation techniques and gentle stories.

This definitive remastered and restored DVD release of Kimba: The White Lion features an 11 disc Limited Ultra Edition which promises to look better than ever! With completely restored video, interviews with animation historian Fred Ladd, deleted scenes, the original Japanese pilot episode and more, animation fans young and old will fall in love with the adventures of the original lion king!

This Special Limited Edition will include: all original 52 Kimba episodes masterfully restored across 11 DVDs; a special “How Kimba Came to Be” booklet written by Fred Patten and Robin Leyden; the original Japanese Episode 1 (with English subtitles); an interview with Fred Ladd; deleted scenes; the textless English opening; the original English closing; original Character Art Gallery; a merchandise gallery; and character profiles. And to top it all off, the whole set will be released in a sturdy, high-quality. Fully telescopic artbox!

Kimba: The White Lion (1965 TV Series) Remastered Limited Edition Ultra Collector's DVD Box Set

Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Approximate TRT: 1345 min.
Genre: Adventure
Suggested Rating: ALL
Catalog #: RSDVD2012
ISBN#: 1-57032-941-9
UPC#: 7-42617-2012-2-6
SRP: $129.99
Pre-book date: 11/1/2005 | Street date: 11/29/2005

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