Anime Classic Honneamise Rockets Onto DVD
Manga Video is releasing anime classic WINGS OF HONNEAMISE on DVD November 28, 2000. At the time of the production in 1987, HONNEAMISE marked the highest budget for any Japanese animated feature ever at ¥800 million (approximately US$8 million). The DVD's special features are: three language tracks, one in English, one in Japanese and one in Japanese with English subtitles; director commentary; an original promotional short; a deleted scene; conceptual artwork; and storyboards. The story is the inspirational journey of a young pilot, Shirotsugh, from underachiever to the first astronaut in the Royal Space Force. The award-winning feature will retail for $29.95.