• remind me tomorrow
  • remind me next week
  • never remind me
Subscribe to the ANN Newsletter • Wake up every Sunday to a curated list of ANN's most interesting posts of the week. read more

The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye Available April 1, 2014


GRIMES, IA, December 11, 2013 — Anime producer Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye will be released on April 1, 2014.

This new value-priced DVD set will feature the complete 24-episodes anime with English audio, Japanese audio and English-language subtitles. On-disc extras will contain character bios including some with commentary by Megumi Toyoguchi (Honoka), Japanese voice actor interviews, music videos and trailers.

The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye is based on a popular series of novels and short stories written by Ryō Hoshino and illustrated by Nao Goto.

Spanning 17 volumes, the original light novel series appeared in Japan's Dragon Magazine in 1999, alongside the serialized novels that inspired the Full Metal Panic! and Slayers anime series. Additionally, the manga adaptation ran in the Monthly Dragon Age Magazine (home to the Black Blood Brothers, Highschool of the Dead and Chrono Crusade (manga).

XEBEC (Martian Successor Nadesico, Fafner) produced the animation for the TV series, which ran on Japan's WOWOW satellite channel from April through October 2006.

Visit thethird.rightstuf.com for more information about the The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye anime series.

About The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye:

One Girl. One Tank. No Problem. In a devastated world overrun by monstrous bugs and ravaged by outlaws, there's only one person to call when you really need a job done right: Honoka. With a sixth sense for danger, sword skills that are second to none, and a smart-aleck A.I. tank by the name of Bogie, she's ready to tackle any job and solve any problem for her clients. But while crossing the desert one night, she finds a young man alone in the wasteland. It's the first step of a journey that will challenge even Honoka's amazing skills to their very limit!

DVD Features:
Character bios, including some with commentary by Megumi Toyoguchi (Honoka), Japanese voice actor interviews, music videos and trailers.

*Cover Art: http://outgoing.rightstuf.com/sleeves/rsdvd1412.jpg
The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye (The Third: Aoi Hitomi no Shōjo) © 2006 The Third Partners.
*To view this image, cut and paste the URL into your Web browser.

Product specifications and content may be subject to change.

About Nozomi Entertainment
Introduced in 2007 as an official re-rebrand of the Right Stuf video production division, Nozomi Entertainment is recognized by discerning anime fans as a company focused on creating collector-grade releases for audiences of all ages. The Nozomi team works on a limited number of fan-favorite titles each year to ensure each Nozomi release is the absolute highest quality possible. Nozomi then combines these releases with exceptional packaging, art assets and video extras.

A small sampling of the Nozomi lineup includes: Astro Boy, Kimba, Princess Knight, The Rose of Versailles, ARIA, The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, Dirty Pair, Ninja Nonsense, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye, His and Her Circumstances, Emma: A Victorian Romance and Revolutionary Girl Utena.

Visit www.nozomient.com for additional information.

About Right Stuf, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Right Stuf, Inc. is amongst North America's largest publishers, distributors and retailers in the anime and manga marketplace. One of the industry's original pioneers, Right Stuf operates a multinational mail-order catalog and one of the trade's most recognized Internet storefronts, rightstuf.com. Right Stuf also works in a variety of media vehicles that include video streaming, podcasts and special publications. Included under the Right Stuf corporate umbrella is print publisher, Right Stuf On-Demand, and video production labels Nozomi Entertainment, Lucky Penny and 5 Points Pictures.

Visit www.rightstuf.com for additional information.

bookmark/share with: short url

Press Release homepage / archives